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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

56-505 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
8082931839
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Ranked #7 of 24 Restaurants in Kahuku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Best Shrimp Scampi on the North Shore since 1993
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Ontario, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Great shrimp extremely busy with tour buses. The garlic was a little burnt and crunchy. Crunchy is good but burnt taste is not. Everything else was good.

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Georgia, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Our anniversary trip to Oahu would not have been complete without the stop at Giovanni's I'm still not sure how I talked my wife into stopping at a shrimp truck parked on the side of the road after snorkeling at sharks cove but it became one of our all time highlights the shrimp scampi plate was the best I've ever... More

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JazzyV1822
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Touristy. Groups of Japanese type groups came and took up all the seating. Food itself was... Shrimp had way too much garlic. My entire mouth was garlic overload for hours after. Wasn't even all that great, i could have went without this food stop. The macaroni salad was very bland and had no taste. Pretty bad

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Sacramento, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We visited on 11/14/14. 8.5 out of 10 stars. The items we sampled were: Shrimp Scampi-Oil. Garlic. Shell on shrimp. This is why you come here. Highly recommended. Lemon and Butter Shrimp-Good. Drawn butter makes everything better. Recommended. At the time of writing it was $13 for a dozen shrimp and 2 scoops of rice with the drippings from the... More

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bay area
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I had the garlic, and my husband had the spicy, delicious. I could've eaten 2 dozens of the garlic shrimps. The spicy was way too spicy for me. Not fancy, outdoor, paper plates with a few flies to shoo away. But a great sink to wash up after peeling the garlicky shrimps.

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review

That would be a lot of shrimp to eat... LOL Thank you for the great review and we are happy you enjoyed the experience at the location... Take care.. Jorge Amorim Giovanni's Shrimp Truck 808-293-1839 More

Plantation, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had the garlic shrimp and a garlic hotdog. My daughter had the lemon butter shrimp and my niece had the hot & spicy shrimp. Awesome, all of them! Well worth the trip to eat there.

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review

You tried the whole family of shrimp.... We are happy you enjoyed the experience at the shrimp truck and thank you for the recommendation.... Enjoy the island.. Jorge Amorim Giovanni's Shrimp Truck 808-293-1839 More

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I loved my first visit to Giovanni's shrimp truck, and my second, and my third, and still love it after 10+ times! You've never really experienced garlic shrimp done right till you've had Giovanni's! The food truck now has a whole food truck park built up around it. There's a pavilion with seating right next to Giovanni's and a bunch... More

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review

Now that's a great review.... Thank you for being loyal over the years and makes us feel good that you still enjoy the experience at the location... We will continue to improve the facility, customers service and experience to make sure you come back to visit us for the next 10 times... Take care... Jorge Amorim Giovanni's Shrimp Truck 808-293-1839 More

California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Everyone on the island (it seems like) told us to eat at Giovanni's if we went to the North Shore food trucks. They are in the back of the area in the shade. The name of the truck is at the bottom and may be covered up by patrons. Anyway, if you love garlic, and don't mind revisiting it for... More

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the shrimp truck experience... Is there anything we could do to improve in the future? Look forward to hearing back from you... Take care Jorge Amorim Giovanni's Shrimp Truck 808-293-1839 More

Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The shrimp were delicious! Was exactly what we needed after a long day at the beach. Would definitely come back to this shrimp truck.

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review

We agree that a big plate of garlic shrimp is perfect after being on the beach all day.. Thank you for the comments and happy you enjoyed the experience... Enjoy your stay on the island and hope to see you again... Jorge Amorim Giovanni's Shrimp Truck 808-293-1839 More

Tucson, AZ
Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Giovanni's has been there for a long time. They have expanded seating as they have gotten very popular. They claim to be the original shrimp truck. I enjoy their garlic shrimp when I'm up on the North Shore. It comes with rice. Make sure you get extra napkins as your fingers are likely to get greasy. It is certainly tasty... More

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and for noticing all of the upgrades over the years to the facility. We are the original shrimp truck on the north shore since 1993 and hope to be here for many more years.. Enjoy the island and hope to see you again in the future... Jorge Amorim Giovanni's Shrimp Truck 808-293-1839 More

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Additional Information about Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

Address: 56-505 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731
Phone Number: 8082931839
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Seafood

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