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Romy's Kahuku Prawns and Shrimp

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56-781 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
808-232-2202
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10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 25
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  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
the shrimp truck experience

We liked it, but I thought we'd love it. The shrimp and rice are yummy. You choose between garlic shrimp (very very very garlicky... you will taste it forever) or spicy sweet shrimp. If you want spicy ask for extra spicy, ours were not spicy, more of a sweet and sour kind of flavor. Call ahead so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
aschilson
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saint louis
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I LOVED the garlic shrimp plate at Romy's. We actually ate here twice during our 5 day stay on the North Shore. The shrimp, rice and sauce were all delicious, but be prepared to wait. Calling in your order is definitely best, but when we tried no one answered. With no line it took about 45 mins... More 

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saint louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We liked it, but I thought we'd love it. The shrimp and rice are yummy. You choose between garlic shrimp (very very very garlicky... you will taste it forever) or spicy sweet shrimp. If you want spicy ask for extra spicy, ours were not spicy, more of a sweet and sour kind of flavor. Call ahead so you don't have... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We went zip lining and the guides recommended this place. They warned us about the wait too. When we got there, there was only one couple in front of us so we were happy. The only thing missing was an ice cold beer. It was so good!! I had the garlic...mmmmm. The deep fried was also amazing, and I liked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The garlic butter shrimp were amazing. The sun fish were to die for. Well worth the wait! The flavors dance in your mouth leaving your taste buds begging for more. We love this place.

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We came to Romy's for the shrimp truck experience with visiting friends. Each couple split a plate (2 scoops of rice with different varieties of shrimp). The menu is pretty standard to other trucks on the island and ~$13/plate. I had heard this place was the best, but everything was pretty standard. Food was good...order the fried shrimp if you're... More 

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Sechelt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We arrived here approx. 12.45 and were told that our food would take 45 mins to 1 hour, as we had queued for 10mins we decided we were here and should wait Finally after an hour food arrived which was shrimp plate with garlic butter and shrimp plate with sweet sour sauce 2 corn on cobs cost $37 One word... More 

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My first bite was a surprise....the grilled shrimp still had their heads on, freaked me out! I never eat ANYWHERE now without asking if the heads are off the shrimp. Would pay extra for this extra service.

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New Boston
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Waited an hour for two shrimp combos, soggy rice, way too overpriced and stale corn on the cob. Would not recommend

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Shrimp flavor was excellent, we went on mothers day and waited in line for 1 hour and then waited 1 hour for the shrimp, they we out of prawns and fried shrimp. This truck kept the heads on fyi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Ok, I don't eat any meat or fish, but my partner loved this place. We got there early for lunch so there was very little line and plenty of room in the covered outdoor eating area. Her order of steamed shrimp was prepared very fast and served with rice and dipping sauce and lemon. I had the fresh pinapple with... More 

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Additional Information about Romy's Kahuku Prawns and Shrimp

Address: 56-781 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
Phone Number: 808-232-2202
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56-781 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: 808-232-2202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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