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Mariachi's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

3501 Rice Street, #205 in the Harbor Mall, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
(808) 246-1570
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Ranked #56 of 90 Restaurants in Lihue
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Bay Area, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The seating is mostly on a 2nd story patio, which is nice, but was pretty hot, actually. Nice selection of margaritas and Mexican beers, but the food is not authentic Mexican food. Enchiladas and rice were both watery. Burrito just had meat and watery rice in it, nothing else at all. Kids "burrito" was literally some refried beans wrapped in... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The menu looks authentic Mexican - there was nothing authentic (or tasty) about anything on my plate... most of which I left

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Temecula, California
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have eaten at Mariachi's a number of times over the years, so it's high time for a review. The restaurant is located upstairs in the shops and restaurant complex across from the Marriott Resort on Rice Street. The resturant is very clean, airy, nicely appointed and provides a nice semi-water view of the harbor area. Dining is both inside... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stopped here around 3 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon - their happy hour starts at 3, and we had missed lunch and were looking for some drinks and appetizers to tide us over til dinner. This is a fairly large restauarant, and there were only 2 other tables the whole hour or so we were there. Our server was... More

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Lihue, Hawaii
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We love this place! It is one of our regular "go-to" places. We actually very rarely go out to eat but when we do this is great! The staff is super friendly and efficient. Flor and Adrianna are our favorite waitresses ever and Junior is one of the best bartenders in our experience. We highly recommend the "Make Me Happy"... More

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Naples, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We ordered two coronas. We received to glasses of water in corona glasses. Our food came out, Where are our beers? They finally came out half way thru our meals. Is it a custom or what. The routine usually is drinks come out then you order. It's all in the training. Management needs to assess this problem

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juneau, ak
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Excellent breakfast - we arrived at 11am and asked for the breakfast menu. The mole enchiladas with fried eggs - was amazing. The mole sauce was perfect. Chiliqueles - tortillas strips, ranchero sauce fried egg with frijoles and potatoes on the side. Food as delicious - I didn't eat the potatoes. The Bloody Mary's were the best so far on... More

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Pomona, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We got into Lihue and into our hotel late in the evening and were hungry for more than pre-packaged food. Walking outside of the Kauai Marriott Resort we stumbled across Mariachi's and were glad we did. So glad we ate there again for breakfast the next morning and again for dinner a few days later. Breakfast was even better than... More

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US
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place was by far the worst Mexican food we've ever had. We asked for the check after a couple bites and left without eating. Margaritas were not good either. It was a terrible experience.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Service with a Smile, prices are reasonable. Great Margaritas-my Fav, by the pitcher with friends order: Make Me Happy (Fresh Lime Margaritas) Fish Tacos are Fresh and delicious, Tamali's OMG!!! All good!!

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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
Cuisine: Mexican

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