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“Excellent Mexican Food and a Great Value!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Verde Restaurant

Verde Restaurant
4-1105 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
+1 808-821-1400
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Ranked #4 of 104 Restaurants in Kapaa
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Local fave spot.
Prince George, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Excellent Mexican Food and a Great Value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This restaurant is a must visit if you are staying at any of the resorts nearby. It is easy to miss as it is located in a strip mall and is somewhat small but you won't be disappointed by the food. Happy Hour is from 3 pm - 5 pm and I believe it was $4.00 margharitas which were very tasty with the salt rim and all. The food was amazing both in taste and size. All three of us had different meals and we each could not finish and had to bring it back to the resort for the next day.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Tiny Restaurant, Order At Counter...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This little place serves excellent food. One orders at the counter. No ambiance here..just good food!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Salem, Oregon
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“so good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Great find! Simple, basic restaurant with top notch food and great service! The guys working there a friendly, fun and know their food! This could be just any old Mexican food restaurant but it is not! Unique twist - Ahi Tuna Tostado for example - and really, really good! My determining factor is always "would I go back?". And this was a resounding YES. Enjoy!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Barbara, California
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“Great food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Go on a Monday...it is $3 Margaritas!!
The beef (short ribs) is tender and shredded. It taste good on anything. The green salsa and red are excellent! (I was surprise being from the LA area). Big Portions so you might want to split if you dont have a microwave in your hotel room.

Visited February 2013
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“Don't trust Kelsey B, this place rocks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

To Kelsey B, seating is for people who ordered their food to eat there, not take out. Have some manners for those that want to eat there. Hope your pregnancy went well. Anyway, this is so far the best place we've eaten on the island here this week. I had the fresh ahi tacos and wife had al pastor pork tacos. Great food but cramped space. This place needs a big dining room and I'm sure they would do very well. The people working were busting their butts off to take orders and clean off tables as fast as you can say "Aloha!" You HAVE to go here if visiting Kauai.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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