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Mariachi's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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3501 Rice Street, #205 in the Harbor Mall, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
(808) 246-1570
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 39
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
hawaiian mexican

Nothing special about this restaurant. The food was very average. Cost was okay, but not cheap. The chips and salsa weren't even very good.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Mothero2boysTN
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Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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229 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Nothing special about this restaurant. The food was very average. Cost was okay, but not cheap. The chips and salsa weren't even very good.

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Kellogg, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We went here the first time and we're impressed with margaritas and fajitas, which prompted us to return but we were so displeased by the food and service the second time around. Was not a fan of the burritos and the server had a bad attitude along with seeming like he was a bit disconnected with serving us and was... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great Mexican restaurant. Stopped for a drink one afternoon and discovered happy hour runs 2-6 on week days. Then wet back on the weekend for a meal. Plenty to eat. Excellent food. Extensive menu to choose from.

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Hawaii
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

They try real hard, however we may have come on a night when they were short staffed. The service was slow, and I had the combo plate, and was pretty bland and no real spice. I did try them for breakfast, and their service was good and their food was much better.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Lively music , attentive service and fantastic margaritas. We both had chimichangas and they were flavorful and full of meat. The starting chips and salsa were warm and we had to get more salsa as it was so good. Prices comparable to Chicago.

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Dallas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I ordered the shrimp and beef fajitas and it was extremely tender - onion rue was excellent. The complimentary chips were fresh made and delicious. Salsa was a little thin for me but generally mild and very good. The shrimp burrito was a sleeping bag for shrimp haha it was very yummy. The $4 house margarita was way too sour... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

On our way to the airport we came across this Resturant . The place was nice and clean. The food was good especially with their extra hot salsa. The food could have been a little warmer because I like my food warm!! It was a little noisy from all the traffic .

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laguna Beach
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Easy walk from Marriott and good alternative to hotel food. Great happy hour and very friendly and welcoming folks there. Food pretty good and priced well.

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Northbrook, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

It had some grate food. But the service was bad for example at the beginning we ordered something but we never got it. we might of had a bad waitress or some thing, but overall the food was good if you are looking for a nice heavy meal here is right and if you are short of time do not... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We seemed to be an inconvenience for the most part to those working in the restaraunt tonight. My wife's Caritas did not have the beans or rice on them that they were supposed to, and the shredded beef on my nachos was mostly fat and tendon, not beef. However we never got the chance to send them back because no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3501 Rice Street, #205 in the Harbor Mall, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: (808) 246-1570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?