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2395 S. Kihei #112, Dolphin Plaza, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-875-2910
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Ranked #43 of 147 Restaurants in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $10
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We visited Taqueria Cruz several times (with kids and the grandparents) -- and tried possibly the entire menu. I preferred the fish tacos (baja style) and shrimp tacos, but the pork was also excellent. Like some of the other fish taco places in Kihei, this is tucked away in a strip mall -- therefore, it lacks a little atmosphere, but... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The tacos are good, not great, but good. The fish taco ws actually pretty good, but the asada less so. The prices are right.

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Alma, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I've never had bad Mexican food until this place, and I've eaten a lot of Mexican food. My husband and I both got the vegetarian burrito - the vegetables were soggy and limp with zero flavor. Salsa was the only good thing about it. The service was fine, but nothing extraordinary.

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Hong Kong, China
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Good food; friendly folks. Look, it is a taco joint so do not expect Michelin Star tacos. However, the people there were extremely helpful/friendly, the simple food was perfectly fine -- quite good actually. The grilled fish variety seems to be most popular: taco, burrito, plate. And, you can byob.

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We've been coming to this place for years. Let me just say that I'm not a big Mexican food fanatic. I actually avoid it but my family drags me to these places once in a while. We discovered this "joint" years ago when they were advertising specials on the street and have been going back every year. As for Mexican... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

i was expecting to love or at least like this place based on the reviews, but... The Good: The food. Salsa is really good, and the food in general is flavorful. The Not so Good: The customer service and price (specifically catering to those with different food needs- I am vegan, but they would not sub guac instead of cheese... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

To be honest, the menu didn't have a lot of vegan options, so I went for the Poblano Raja burrito. After a couple of bites, I exclaimed "This is the best burrito I've ever had!" I asked for the burrito without dairy and the owner informed me that the aioli is made with veganaise. Bonus points! Also, the BYOB option... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've had taco's at this joint a couple times. I have had the fish tacos (grilled), the ground beef and the shredded beef. All were excellent. There is no dining room at the restaurant so if you must have air conditioning this is not the place. The restaurant is a bit of a hole in the wall but very clean... More 

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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96 reviews 96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Taqueria Cruz nails it with the best fish tacos and the best tortilla chips and salsa I have ever tasted. More of a takeout place than sit-down, although my wife and I ate there in a kind of a food court, no atmosphere area…but who cares the food was great and we didn’t pay $40 per entrée and everyplace can’t... More 

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san leandro, california
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Coming from California, we are pretty spoiled with good Mexican food coming from native restaurant owners from Baja. But I have to say that Taqueria Cruz beats any fish taco I have ever had in California. Probably because the people running it are from teh L.A. area. Wish they were in the San Francisco Bay. My husband would get the... More 

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Additional Information about Taqueria Cruz

Address: 2395 S. Kihei #112, Dolphin Plaza, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: +1 808-875-2910
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian

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