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“Excellent Quesadilla” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Island Taco

Island Taco
9643 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
(808) 338-9895
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Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Waimea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Midlothian, Texas
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Excellent Quesadilla”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

a little pricey but the mahi mahi quesadilla I had was wonderful...we had a picnic dinner at Polihale State Park and this food was great.....cooked perfectly

Visited February 2013
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Anacortes, Washington
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great Food at a Great Price!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Heard about island taco from a TripAdvisor review, so we decided to try it out. Let me tell you, It was worth the drive to Waimea!! The mahi-mahi tacos were seriously the best i've ever had. My 6 yr old and my 2 yr old ate every bit of their lunch. I look forward to going back on my next visit to Kauai.

Visited November 2012
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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Inexpensive delicious super casual fish, pork, etc tacos, burritos and others”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

OMG! For about $8, you can get a huge, fresh, ahi, Hawaiian pork r other taco( better deal for ordering 2or 3 at a time but beware if belly explosion!). Tastes awesome. Must stop for lunch. No alcohol but you will be satiated. Right in Wiamea before the turnoff to Wismea canyon. And for dessert, go right next door(west) to Kauia granola for the BEST ever chocolate bottom coconut macaroons and assorted shortbread cookies. The macaroons are a must try.

  • Visited February 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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Broomfield, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“One of our best meals on Kaua'i”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This is a perfect place to stop before or after visiting Waimea Canyon. The tacos are very large and filling. My shrimp taco was to die for. Make sure to try their cinnamon sugar crisps. They really hit the spot. Our whole party enjoyed our meal and we will be returning on our next trip.

  • 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great southwest food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Get extra napkins and don't over-order. Fantastic tacos, burritos, and salads. Our party of 4 sampled virtually the entire menu and we had zero complaints!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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