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“Great place for lunch” 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 #5 of 114 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Local fave spot.
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Tasty food, generous portions, and unlimited chips with two kinds of salsa. Appears to be well attended by the locals. We would not hesitate to return if we get back to the island.

Visited March 2014
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Laredo, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Giant burritos, tasty and great value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Well, what else can I say. We had the Verde burrito with fish and the chicken burrito smothered in cheese enchilada sauce. The Verde burrito with fish was outstanding! Giant portions, probably enough for two people if you happen to be one of those lucky people with a normal or underweight body mass index. A great value for a quick and filling lunch!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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MN
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17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“You can find excellent Mexican food on Kauai!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We drove half way around the island of Kauai looking for "real" Mexican food...and the trip was worth it! Yes, Verde is a very small restaurant and there can be a wait but do not pass up the chance to eat here. The drinks are well made, the service excellent and the food is fabulous! My understanding is that the owner lives in Panama but he is originally from Albuquerque, NM. He returns once per year to train the Chefs and check on the restaurant. The staff couldn't be friendlier and the chef is superior...don't miss this opportunity!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Just writing the review makes me want to go there.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

What can I say that a 5 for 5 rating doesn't? It's a small restaurant that simply serves food one would expect to get at a fine dining restaurant but without breaking the bank. They don't even skimp out on the portions. Good atmosphere, good service, good drinks even, but the food... I'm a pretty big fan of the short rib sopapilla. Anyone reading this can probably guess where I'm going for dinner tonight. I think I'll make it a late lunch.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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München
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“Very good mexican fare, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The restaurant is fairly small, but in the evenings always full. Very quick service. Great food! The Fish Tacos I had were awesome. Also a few vegetarian choices. No reservations, but no long wait.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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