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Geste Shrimp Truck

Kahului Beach Rd, Kahului, Maui, HI
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Ranked #2 of 118 Restaurants in Kahului
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Description: This is the only shrimp truck on Maui. Shrimp trucks are very popular on Oahu, so I wanted to compare/rate this business.
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Description: This is the only shrimp truck on Maui. Shrimp trucks are very popular on Oahu, so I wanted to compare/rate this business.
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Laredo, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The shrimp comes with the shell split down the back but still fully on the shrimp, which means that you WILL be using your fingers to peel the rest of the shell off. All of the shrimp is sauteed, with different sauces. The oil from the sautee sauces add to the challenge of peeling off the shells. The shrimp is... More

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San Diego, California
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165 reviews 165 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

this was a first stop after landing and it was delicious! I am still dreaming of the hot & spicy shrimp! Shrimp are huge! you get 10 or so of them in this delicious sauce with rice and mac salad for $12! You will need to peel the shrimp but they are deveined(and no head) so its simple. they have... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We went on a search for the best food trucks on Maui. Geste's we found to have the best shrimp. Portions were humongous and very flavorful. I had the Spicy Pineapple and it is making my mouth water just thinking about it. The truck is parked on Kahului Beach Road across from the swap meet. Don't miss this truck if... More

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Lutz
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The truck is located on the east side of Maui by the harbor on the north side. We had read about it and found it by chance when we drove around the north end of Maui. So glad we found it! The Shrimp was wonderful! We will go back for sure.

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Carlsbad, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Went there with the family while in Kahului. We got two Hawaiian scampi (garlic shrimp) plates and one hot dog plate for my 5 year old (thought it was a "hot dog" with sides, but was served cut up in garlic like the shrimp plate). All were delicious - would absolutely go back again.

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Had the garlic butter shrimp and spicy pineapple shrimp - would highly recommend both! The shrimp is very fresh and of a medium-large size. Everything is cooked fresh, so there is a 10-15 min wait, assuming a shorter line. Definitely one of the better shrimp trucks I've had while in Hawaii. The location is not that scenic, though, and it... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Don't be turned off by the location or the truck itself. Unbelievable garlic butter shrimp. It is served with rice and a macaroni salad served in a lovely white styrofoam container. No seating, find a place to park near the shoreline and enjoy. 12 good size shrimps. Fantastic garlic taste swimming in butter. Wonderful taste!

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Oakland, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Hands down the best shrimp truck in Hawaii. I've tried many shrimp trucks on the other islands and none come close to Geste shrimp truck. They have four different styles to pick from and a meal come with rice and macaroni salad or just order the Pupu plater that come with a dozen shrimp and none of the extras. The... More

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DeLand, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I wish I could have had more meals here!!! I had the spicy pineapple shrimp and it was so delicious that it was sad when my meal ended! Great value! 12 shrimp with rice and crab mac salad for $13!!! Bring cash. Not open Sunday or Monday : (

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Springfield, Oregon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If your a shrimp lover then this place is for you. Every plate has a dozen shrimp cooked to perfection. My lunch partner and I were discussing what we would select when we were offered information from a person who says they stop there about 3 times a week. That in itself says a lot. The 12 shrimp, mac crab... More

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