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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
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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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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 74
    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
Sit Out On the Patio and Enjoy a View of Surfers Catching Waves!

Oh, this was a nice place to eat. We were thinking Mexican would be great as our last meal on Kauai and we weren't disappointed. We happened to sit out on the patio on the side closest to the main door, and were treated to a great view of distant waves crashing and surfers hanging ten (ok, does... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
wasukasa
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Vandalia, Ohio
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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Kansas
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went there for dinner and went again for breakfast. I had an omelet with big huge chunks of avocado that was so good. I don't even love Mexican food but I would go there again.

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Sacramento, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is on the second floor of a building and some of the tables are in an open area where you can look outside. The service is very good and the food is great and the portions are a good size. Mariachi's offers a wonderful fish taco, I think it was made with Mahi Mahi. They also offer a... More 

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Vandalia, Ohio
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Oh, this was a nice place to eat. We were thinking Mexican would be great as our last meal on Kauai and we weren't disappointed. We happened to sit out on the patio on the side closest to the main door, and were treated to a great view of distant waves crashing and surfers hanging ten (ok, does anybody say... More 

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Ventura
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105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived late and many places were closed. We happened to check this restaurant at the same time another group of people we looking for an open restaurant, and the waiters said the inside was closed but the balcony was open until 1AM. We ordered and the food was brought to us quickly. I ordered a tostado with chicken and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 19 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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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 56 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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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: Large groups, Families with children, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?