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macky's kahuku sweet shrimp truck

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Hawaiian, Seafood
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66-632 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
1-808-780-1071
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9:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 264
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  • 155
    Very good
  • 40
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  • 5
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We were 2 couples looking for a good lunch. Well, it was almost a month ago and I can still recall the freshness of the garlic shrimp. Don't miss this shrimp truck!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Delaware
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Delaware
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 2 couples looking for a good lunch. Well, it was almost a month ago and I can still recall the freshness of the garlic shrimp. Don't miss this shrimp truck!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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181 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by on a Sunday afternoon and it wasn't too crowded. A few locals and a few tourists. The truck looks very run down, but the shrimp they turn out are just the way they should be served. The garlic/butter shrimp are so good and they pour the butter they use to cook the shrimp over the rice. If you... More 

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Folsom
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here specifically for the coconut shrimp and it was very good as was the fruit bowl. We went here late in the afternoon first and they were out but came back another day earlier and it was available. Would recommend!

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Gainesville, Fl
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196 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We hit 4 shrimp trucks and this was by far the most tasty. However, it lacks any of the charm of some of the others down the road that have put some effort into making the area around it look a bit more appealing !

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Thank G8tors5
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I've had many shrimp trucks on Oahu, Maui, and Kauai and I have to say hands down the BEST I've ever had truly!!! Now if they could get a washroom area that was clean. But this review is just about the food, probably the best shrimp I've ever had!

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El Paso, Texas
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Yup....Dont let ugly truck fool ya. Truck, tables, mud, free roaming chickens... Reminded me of Mexico. But don't let this ugly truck fool you. The shrimp and rice is delicious. Pricy...$13.00 a plate. We ordered the butter and lemon pepper. Comes with about 6-8 good size shrimps two scoops of good white rice, some lettuce and a slice of pineapple.... More 

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Wisconsin
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I heard from a local at Three Tables dive spot that Macky's is the best shrimp truck in Haleiwa so that's why we chose it for lunch one day. The other shrimp trucks in town appeared to have clouds of flies buzzing around the patrons, but not at Macky's. I and one of my sons had the spicy shrimp plate... More 

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San Diego, California
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Basically a food truck serving flavored shrimp. Walked up to the window and ordered the spicy shrimp. Took a couple minutes and received the food. Spicy wise it was 2 out of 10. My friend got the garlic shrimp and I should have gotten that.

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Thank rj o
Las Vegas, Nevada
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

4 of us stopped and 3 of us tried Spicy shrimp and I had the Garlic shrimp. All served on Styrofoam plates with 10 generous sized Shrimp. Came with a scoop if rice and a little salad. We all enjoyed our food sitting at the picnic tables. Yes we would stop again if traveling in the area. $12.00 lunch. Only... More 

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Thank Bernie B
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164 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at this food truck on our way to the North Shore. And we were not disappointed. I had the coconut shrimp. It was delicious. Thanks for the shady spot to eat. Lunch time was pretty busy. But there was ample parking. They accepted credit cards for payment. Friendly staff. Washing station also available.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66-632 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: 1-808-780-1071

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Hawaiian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm

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