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Shrimp Shack

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53-352 Kamehameha Hwy, Punaluu, Oahu, HI 96717-9720
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Brooklyn Center
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159 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When on the North Shore, if you want great Peel & Eat Shrimp, look no further than the Shrimp Shack! Everything is cooked fresh in the truck and eaten at tables in front of the market. Really great stuff!

1 Thank Steve L
Greenville, South Carolina
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370 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I stopped here for lunch on our drive along North Shore. She had the garlic shrimp, I had the mahi mahi. Very good food, friendly service.

Thank Ron T
Normal, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got there on a Saturday at about 1pm and waited almost an hour for our food - shrimps need peeled deveined and were nothing to write home about. Cod greasy. Don't expect amazing here unfortunately the reviews were wrong this time. Maybe just a busy day not sure. And the food - not bad just def not 4.5 stars.

Thank Victoria N
Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title basically says it all. We got the "mild" garlic shrimp and it was delicious! Definitely a must try in HI!

Thank Orionz16
Rosetta, South Africa
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on route to snorkel at Sharks Cove. Friendly, fast service and food well prepared and delicious. Steak and shrimps are a specialty and really worth stopping for. Good value meal.

Thank timothy750
Perth, Australia
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lunched here twice while staying on Oahu. The first time because of reviews and the second because they are true! The food is really tasty and freshly cooked, the service friendly and courteous and the location is not too bad either. If you don't want to sit at the tables by the roadside, take your meal across the road... More 

Thank GMcE6018
Kerrville, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing gem. While traveling on the north east coast of Oahu in the tiny town of Punalu'u, sits this highly rated food truck that proves it's accolades are well deserved! Albeit there's a drive from Honolulu...it's a scenic drive and well worth the anticipation! Your stomach will thank afterwards!! Only downfall, it is close to the roadway...for that... More 

Thank Yarbz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at many of the shrimp trucks on the North Shore, but this was my first time at Shrmp Shack. I had the garlic shrimp and my friend had the Mahi Mahi. The service and the cleanliness really impressed me. Super friendly, and the owner was continually wiping down the tables. Definitely the cleanest shrimp truck experience I've had.... More 

Thank gwenHawaii
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food in the Hawaiian style! Spicy, garlic butter filled awesome! Come hungry! Cash only but ATM is in Ching's store! Continues to be a favorite to drive to!

1 Thank Carbo787
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

The tables were right on the side walk. There were huge trucks passing by all the time, with speed of 40 mph+, and we had to worry about our toddler the entire time. We went there on a windy day and had to hold on to the napkins and aluminium foil that covers the food from being blown away. Shrimp... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-352 Kamehameha Hwy, Punaluu, Oahu, HI 96717-9720
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Punaluu
  • Phone Number: 808-256-5589

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?