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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 #49 of 89 restaurants in Lihue
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Tokyo
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

To Go, Enough portion, friendly correspondence, free extra flesh sarusa, Just 10 minutes to wait, taste OK and less than $20-. Here is a tourist town and I am. It's OK to me!

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Lihue, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We love this restaurant as we are always treated like family. The food is good and they are always willing to make something different than the menu and the way we like it. Flor is about the sweetest and best waitress we've ever had the pleasure of tipping! Also Junior is an amazing bartender!

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Frisco, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Coming from Texas we are accustomed to good Mexican food, and this places was a nice surprise! Leonardo's service was awesome!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Maybe I've been spoiled by my hometown Mexican restaurant and was expecting too much. The food was much to bland for me. The chimichanga was filled with stringy pot roast and potatoes. That may have been good if I was looking for pot roast, but.... And I've never heard of roasted potatoes in Chimichangas. At least one half of the... More

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Susanville, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had breakfast here our first day. It was very good. We had the dinner special another night and was not disapointed! Would return.

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San Diego, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We came to Mariachi's for Cinco de Mayo. The drinks and food were OK, but the service was terrible. The restaurant was not that busy when we were there and our server seemed to be in a bad mood and upset with us from the beginning. We had to ask several times for our bill, and saw our server chatting... More

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I always eat here when I visit Kauai and both food and service have been good in the past. This time the ahi fish tacos I had were bland rather tasteless and didn't come with any sides for $15. Margarita was great however. Service was very slow and waitress took about 20 minutes to deliver our drink order even though... More

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Fernley, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visit Mariachi's on mothers day for dinner. Had there fish tacos. Wonderful. Service was great and fast. Minutes walking from Marriott ( come from the back of hotel ). For those who likes beef tripe, they have it. yum yum!!! Had my share.

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La Canada, California
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421 reviews 421 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is an unpretentious laid back restaurant that has an indoor dining area and a great patio on the second floor that has a great view of the harbor. We had a wonderful time enjoying our meal and drinks as we watched the goings on in the area below us. We ordered Nachos, which were great and some Cadillac Margaritas... More

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So Cal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Our last dinner in Kauai was at the Mariachi's Mexican Restaurant in Lihue. We were staying at the Kauai Marriott and were able to walk there from the hotel. It's located in the Harbor Mall along with the Feral Pig, and Kalapaki Joe's which we also tried. I had the Beff Fajita and my spouse had the Tostada salad. Both... More

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