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#139 of 2,411 Restaurants in Austin
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Menu

SNACKS‎
Chile Con Queso
$5.99
Queso Compuesto
Chile con queso with fajita beef, guacamole and pico gallo
$6.99
Guacamole Salad
Served with mango pineapple salsa
Texas Nachos
Crisp‎ corn tortillas topped‏ rich refried beans, a blend of cheeses, lettuce, pico de gallo and jalapenos
$6.99
Grilled chicken $8.49
Fajita beef $8.49
Guacamole and sour cream $+1.99
Palm Tree Hugger Nachos
Crisp corn tortillas topped with black beans, carrots, spinach. Zucchini, red bell peppers, mushrooms, monterey jack cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and jalapenos
$7.99
Grilled chicken $+8.99
Guacamole and sour cream $+1.99
Chicken Quesadillas
Homemade flour tortillas filled with chicken, monterey jack cheese, green chilies, onions and cilantro, served with shredded lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and picot de gallo
$7.99
Mango-Poblano Chile Quesadillas
Fresh mango chilies and cream cheese
$7.99
Pulled chicken $8.99
Shrimp Quesadillas
Flour tortillas filled with shrimp, monterey jack cheese green chilies onions, cilantro red bell peppers and roasted corn, served with mango pineapple salsa
$8.99
Chicken Flatus
Six crispy corn tortillas rolled with spicy chicken and served with jalapeno ranch dressing
$6.99
Coconut Shrimp
Four coconut-crusted shrimp served with spicy orange sauce
$8.99
PU PU PLATERS‎
Huli Huli Luau Platter
A half rack of BBQ baby back ribs, four texas nachos with grilled chicken, two B.B.Q chicken tacos, four chicken flatus, hula hut chopped salad, papas asides and chile con queso
$24.99
Polynesian Escudo Platter
Two coconut shrimp, two shrimp flatus, two grilled fresh fish tacos, grilled fresh salmon, hula hut chopped salad and papas salads
$26.99
SALADS‎
South Bay Caesar
Fresh mixed lettuce, roasted corm. Parmesan. Toasted almonds and crispy tortilla strips, topped with a fried ring and tossed with our spicy caesar dressing
$7.29
Grilled chicken $+9.59
Grilled shrimp $+9.99
Hula Hut Chopped Salad
Fresh‎ mixed lettuce, roasted‏ comm., sprouts, carrots, roasted pistachios. Celery, red bell peppers, tomatoes and parmesan, topped with a fried pollen ring and tossed with balsamic vinaigrette dressing
$7.29
Grilled chicken $+9.59
Grilled shrimp $+9.99
Diamond Head Noodle Salad
Angel hair pasta marinated in our hawaiian vinaigrette dressing mixed with carrots, red bell peppers zucchini, green onions and roasted almonds. Served on a bed of fresh mixed lettuce, topped with a fried pollen ring with thai peanut sauce on the side
$7.99
Grilled chicken $+9.99
Grilled shrimp $+10.49
Salad Combos
A small version of our caesar or chopped salad served with your choice of chicken flatus chicken quesadillas mango quesadillas or a cup of chicken tortilla soup
$8.99
Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup
With avocado, monterey jack cheese. Cilantro. Polios, roasted corn and tortilla strips
Cup $4.99
Bowl $6.99
BIG ISLAND BURGERS AND SANDWICHES‎
Served with french fries
Hula Hut Burger
A half-pound round chuck burger. Char-grilled and served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and sliced red onion
$7.99
Monterey jack cheese $+8.50
Monterey jack cheese and bacon $+8.99
Hawaiian Style
With fresh grilled chile, slices of grilled pineapple, crispy strips of bacon and monterey jack cheese
$7.99
Veggie Burger
Our signature veggie burger is homemade with zucchini, squash, mushrooms, red bell peppers. Pistachios and rice. Served on a hippie bun with sprouts, tomatoes, pickles and sliced red onion
$7.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
A char-grilled breast of chicken served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and sliced red onion
$7.99
Monterey jack cheese $+8.59
Monterey jack cheese and bacon $+8.99
Avian Style
With fresh grilled polio chile, slices of grilled pineapple, crispy strips of bacon and monterey jack cheese
$9.59
Fajita Chicken Sandwich
Sautéed onions and bell peppers tossed with fajita chicken strips and melted cheese, served with sour cream. Pico de gallo and jalapenos on a toasted wheat hoagie
$7.99
Wikiwiki Shrimp Poboy
Green chile fried shrimp, with red cabbage, cilantro, tomato, red onion, pickles and jalapeño ranch dressing on a toasted wheat hoagie with a fried pineapple ring
$8.99
Rice and refried beans $+1.69
FIVE O FAJITAS‏‎
Shiner Bock Grilled Fajitas
Marinated, charbroiled and tossed with grilled onions and bell peppers choice of beef, chicken or a combination
Full $21.99
Half $11.99
Rice and refried beans $+1.69
Thai B.B.Q. Fajitas
Charbroiled‎ beef or chicken,‏ thai peppers and grilled onions glazed with our thai B.B.Q. Sauce and accompanied by our polynesian plum sauce, carrots and thai peanut sauce
Full $21.99
Half $22.99
Rice and refried beans $+1.69
North Shore Veggie Fajitas
Grilled zucchini, red bell peppers and mushrooms sautéed in our polynesian plum sauce
Full $18.99
Half $10.99
Rice and refried beans $+1.69
Hawaiian Fajitas
Charbroiled beef or chicken glazed in our polynesian plum sauce with red bell peppers. Green onions and hawaiian pineapple
Full $21.99
Half $11.99
Rice and refried beans $+1.69
Hawaiian Fajitas
With grilled shrimp
Full $22.99
Half $12.99
Rice and refried beans $+1.69
SOFT TACOS‎
Served with rice and refried beans
B.B.Q. Chicken
Grilled breast of chicken glazed with our hula hut B.B.Q. Sauce. Shredded lettuce, pico de gallo and cheese in homemade hour tortillas
$8.59
Grilled Fresh Fish Tacos
Grilled fresh fish, shredded lettuce and red cabbage. Fresh cilantro. Tomatoes and jalapeño-lime sauce in homemade flour tortillas
$8.99
Montego Bay Shrimp Tacos
Crispy fried shrimp with shredded red cabbage. Fresh cilantro and jalapeño-lime sauce in homemade flour tortillas
$8.99
Chile-Rubbed Salmon Tacos
Charbroil led fresh salmon rubbed with chile spices and served with shredded lettuce and red cabbage, fresh cilantro, tomatoes and jalapeno-lime sauce in homemade flour tortillas
$8.99
Slow-Roasted Pork Tacos
We cook our pork overnight in a mix of spices and negra modulo beer to bring you the most tender pork ever. Served'pastor” style with gold pineapple, diced onions and cilantro, wrapped in homemade corm tortillas. Hatch green chile sauce served on the side
$8.99
Open- Faced 'Tuna Tacos
Hay grade tuna marinated and grilled to perfection. Served open-faced on our salad mix, with pico de gallo, roasted polios, avocado and jalapeno-lime sauce on corm tortillas. Served with rice
$9.59
PIPELINE ENCHILADAS‎
Shrimp Pipeline Enchilada
Sautéed shrimp. Pico de gallo and monterey jack cheese in fresh corn tortillas topped with quest blanco sauce, served with rice and black beans
Roasted Chicken Pipeline Enchiladas
Roasted chicken breast and monterey jack cheese rolled in fresh corn tortillas topped with queso blanco sauce, served with rice and refried beans
$10.99
Fajita Beef Pipeline Enchilada
Grilled fajita steak and monterey jack and cheddar cheeses rolled in fresh comm, tortillas and baked in guajillo sauce, served with rice and refried beans
$10.99
Grilled Veggie Pipeline Enchilada
Lightly grilled zucchini, carrots, mushrooms and red bell peppers with monterey jack cheese, rolled in fresh comm. Tortillas and baked in tomatillo sauce, served with rice and black beans
$9.99
Chicken $+10.99
Shrimp $+11.99
TUBULAR TACOS‎
Served with rice and refried beans
Shrimp and Spinach Tubular Taco
Sautéed shrimp, fresh spinach and monterey jack and herbed cheeses baked in a homemade flour tortilla with tomatillo sauce
$10.99
Steak Tubular Taco
Grilled fajita steak, mushrooms, roasted comm and monterey jack and herbed cheeses baked in a homemade flour tortilla with hatch green chile sauce
$10.99
Chicken and Guacamole Tubular Taco
Roasted breast or chicken guacamole and monterey jack and herbed cheeses baked in a homemade flour tortilla with sour cream tomatillo sauce
$10.99
Grilled Veggie Tubular Taco
Lightly grilled zucchini, carrots, mushrooms and red bell peppers with fresh spinach and monterey jack and herbed cheeses baked in a homemade flour tortilla with tomatillo sauce, served with black beans
$9.99
Chicken $+10.99
Shrimp $+11.99
LUAU DINNERS‏‎
B.B.Q. Baby Back Ribs
A full rack of hickory-smoked baby back ribs basted with our distinctive hula hut liquid. Sauce, served with papas salads and chopped salad
$18.99
Grilled Fresh Salmon
A filet of fresh salmon grilled and topped with our polynesian plum sauce and pico de gallo. Served with rice and chopped salad
Macadamia-Crusted Mahi Mahi
Mahi‎ mahi crusted with‏ macadamia nuts and punk on a bed of grilled spinach, garnished with mango pineapple salsa and served with chopped salad
One filet $12.99
Two filet $15.99
Grilled Hawaiian Chicken
Char-grilled breast of chicken with fresh polio. Hickory-smoked bacon, grilled pineapple and monterey jack cheese topped with pico de gallo and polynesian plum sauce, served with rice and chopped salad
$10.99
Pork Burrito
Our slow-roasted pork, combined with black beans, monterey jack cheese. Green chilies and roasted conn. stuffed in a homemade flour tortilla. Served smothered in hatch green chile and quest blanco sauces with rice and refried beans.
$10.99
Chicken Chile Relents
Two fresh anaheim peppers stuffed with grilled chicken, monterey jack cheese, grilled onion and cilantro, lightly breaded and fried, on a bed of quest blanco sauce with rice and refried beans
$9.99
Shrimp Chile Relents
Two fresh anaheim peppers stuffed with shrimp, monterey jack cheese, yen chilies, onions. Cilantro. Red bell peppers and roasted corm, lightly breaded and fried, on a bed of quest blanco sauce, topped with mango pineapple salsa and served with rice and refried beans
$10.99
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed June 29, 2020

We hit this well-kept Austin secret where the wait staff is professional and fun and very knowledgeable about the menu. Our server, Austin, was awesome and totally added to our visit. The service was quick, despite the restaurant being crowded. We didn't mind if there...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 14, 2020

Me and my family came for a weekend trip to Austin. Wanted to find a nice please to eat and scrambled upon hula hut. Inside was closed due to corona virus. We ended up with a hour and 40 min wait to be seated by...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

a great evening can be spent here on the water, the scenery is awesome, the vibe in the restaurant is great, the food is good, a great place to visit in Austin if from out of town, so exciting

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

The location is great because it is right on the water. I wish the weather would've been warmer. We would've sat outside. The food was delicious and the service was fast and friendly. We will go back and I recommend it. It is kid friendly...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

Went on National Margarita Day and had an absolutely horrible experience. The girl at the front said we had a 10 minute wait after she entered my phone number so my family and I waited at the front-first available table after changing from outside table....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 4, 2020

i have ordered for delivery from the Hula Hut many, many times. It’s RARE (like the extinct DoDo bird) that they EVER get an order correct. Doesn’t matter which delivery service, Hula Hut will totally mess it up. After tonight, I’ll never order for delivery...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 30, 2020 via mobile

We had lunch on the patio. The views are beautiful! Authentic Tex-Mex with affordable prices and a good Happy Hour menu. Attentive service.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

Excellent service and food even in the crowded rush of the holiday season! Fantastic Happy Hour specials! Sat in the bar this time - very lively with eclectic AUSTIN decor! You must go to the Hula Hut if visiting Austin! Flautas, Tubular Tacos, Queso and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

We went for dinner on a Sunday around 7 pm. They ran out of avocado, queso dip, modelo negra, and salads. That left us with limited choices. The fajita meat was good and the portions were quite generous. The tubular steak taco was huge and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Excellent tubular tacos! And chips and jalapeño ranch are fantastic. Queso is ok but not the best. Lots of fun on the lake.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Voyage17787049655
February 25, 2019|
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Response from ashleysA1409RY | Reviewed this property |
I’ve only been there one time it wasn’t very busy when we went but it was during the week.
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July 21, 2018|
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Yes - but the view is so nice outside!
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June 20, 2016|
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Response from conner19 | Reviewed this property |
I was there recently and no dogs were anywhere. It is so "tight" between tables that room is really limited.
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