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Mariachi's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Hawaiian
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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
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 21
    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
Nice Mexican

Decent Mexican in Hawaii. Check the bill, there were some errors. They fixed them without complaint. Food was good. Service was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Ron C
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Denver, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Decent Mexican in Hawaii. Check the bill, there were some errors. They fixed them without complaint. Food was good. Service was good.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Nice Bar/Restaurant over looking Nawilliwili Harbor. Varied menu, good flavors, good bar. Wait staff very friendly and attentive. We went for supper, had some staples (taco salad, enchilada and taco) and everything was well made and tasty. It had a very nice relaxed atmosphere, pretty good views, and nice breeze. I would go again. They also have an interesting looking... More 

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San Jose, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Maybe it's because I am from California, but I expect more from the Mexican restaurant. The margaritas were tasty, and had high hopes for dinner. The special crab enchiladas were disappointing, but the green sauce covering them was good. The Mexican pizza from the appetizers menu was good, but the tortilla crust got soggy fast which made it hard to... More 

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I visited with my family. Quesadilla was good, enchilada was ok, taquitos were so so, and my taco salad was about the worst I've had (shredded chicken with practically no seasoning, scarcely any veg, soggy tortilla shell). The only high point of the meal was dessert - two sopapillas with honey were tasty and big enough for four. I've had... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Upstairs, nice Veranda setting. Fun place, good service. Great food. Plentiful plates. No room for Dessert but they looked good

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Florence
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

OK - this was one of our favorite places on the island but this is the second time that it just didnt hit the 4 or better... and to be honest it might be closer to a TWO. The entrees came out 3 of the 5 incorrect. They charge $2.00 extra for a sauce on top of the food -... More 

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Sandy, UT
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I really did not have high expectations for this place being upstairs at a small strip mall, but boy was I impressed. I thought I would get better TexMex back in the continuous states, but I was wrong. It was really good food and reasonably priced for our whole family. I would definitely eat there again.

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I am usually in cahoots with the majority of Tripadvisor posts. I beg to differ on this one. Really not impressed by the food. We had a burritto. I think Chipotle is a lot more flavourful! The drinks we had were a little watered down. The staff and ambiance (terrace) was good, but the food just good enough for us... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Wonderful Mexican food! We are so glad we found this little gem. Great wait staff, great drinks, and fajitas were tasty. We were impressed by how many wait staff were at the ready for us.

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Quesadilla was really good and the tacos too. We enjoyed some tequila shots while relaxing and enjoying our food. Staff was friendly.

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Additional Information about Mariachi's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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

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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, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
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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