We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Los Garcia's

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
14 Oneawa St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2501
Improve this listing
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 40 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 9
  • 14
    Very good
  • 10
  • 4
  • 3
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Charming Restaurant and Decent Food and Service

I wish there was a designation of 3.5 out of 5. This really isn't just "average", but I have to leave room in my reviews for that WOW factor. Los Garcia's doesn't have it, at least not on my day. But it is very decent and worthy of return visits for sure. Los Garcia's leaves you adequately... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015
Todd S
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Kailua, Hawaii
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waitress was rolling eyes when asking questions about menu which was NOT clear as to what was being offered. When coke tasted like diet, which was NOT wanted, she pushed back about it saying it was NOT diet, and we had to ask for another one, which tasted as it should. Served a FILTHY coffee cup with black grease on... More 

Thank peter w
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I wish there was a designation of 3.5 out of 5. This really isn't just "average", but I have to leave room in my reviews for that WOW factor. Los Garcia's doesn't have it, at least not on my day. But it is very decent and worthy of return visits for sure. Los Garcia's leaves you adequately satisfied with an... More 

Thank Todd S
Level Contributor
42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

it's a stretch to call this a Mexican restaurant. Salsa is canned, not fresh, pretty tasteless entrees, with yucky rice. Their refried beans are ok.

Thank EastoEden
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
605 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Stopped here for lunch yesterday after beaching at Lanikai. Parking sucks. Service was not the friendliest. However, food was very good. We split an order of nachos with shredded beef and a side of refried beans. Both were very tasty! The complimentary chips (good and crispy) and salsa (rather blah chipotle-based) were a good accompaniment for the refries. Didn't drink... More 

Thank travelmeisteren
Kailua, Hawaii
Level Contributor
37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice family style Mexican restaurant. Good food at decent prices (unlike some other Mexican places in town). Service is always good and friendly. Food always arrive hot and ready to eat.

Thank Patrick L
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great little spot to have good authentic Mexican food, and amazing Margarita's. The service was great, and the food was served quickly. Nachos with cheese, salsa and guacamole was a yummy starter, but don't eat too much because the servings are large. Only drawback is that you have to park at the municipal parking lot on the next street over... More 

Thank hawaii4me2000
Kailua, Hawaii
Level Contributor
54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Always a locals and tourists great place.We had a friend from the mainland here and took him there for dinner and Margarita's, he is from Texas and with all the good Mexican restaurants there he even said this is great compared to the Texas ones.

Thank DougCorrea
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My wife and daughter and I all had Taco Salads which were awesome. The staff were also awesome. They were always coming by to make sure we were satisfied. I even go a picture of our waitress with my daughter. Very friendly. I was wanting something other than Hawaiian food and fish. I was passing by Los Garcia's and we... More 

Thank Keith T
Kailua, Hawaii
Level Contributor
119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Los Garcias use to be good...not anymore. The salsa tasted sour and like tomatoe sauce, chips were a bit stale. We should have left but we did not want to be rude to our server. Ordered the nachos and carnitas. Carnitas were very nice-nachos average with hardly any fixings on them. It is all about the condiments and the salsa... More 

Thank LTVL
Sherman Oaks,Ca
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

i have eaten at this restaurants for over 15 years just came back to Hawaii for vacation and went back- an amazing family has owned this restaurant forever and the love is there in the food!! Great out of the center of Kailua- mostly locals eat there- what does that tell you 😀 . Authentic

Thank vabey

Travelers who viewed Los Garcia's also viewed


Been to Los Garcia's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Oneawa St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: 808-261-0306

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Los Garcia's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?