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Lucy's Taqueria

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194 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2990
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful place for Mexican. Complimentary chips and salsa with a salsa bar for different salsa flavors. The line was out the door with locals and tourists. Our food was awesome. Also very welcoming.

Thank Susan A
Hilo, Hawaii
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food. Atmosphere is great as it's always busy. Service is great. I think they keep costs reasonable by having everyone buss their own tables when done. Great idea

Thank joslyn62
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easygoing, happy and lively place serving delicious Mexican food - a favourite was Chicken Tacitos. All the usual sides , and free Nachos with Salsa as standard. The Drinks are great too and half the cost of anywhere else I have been in the past few weeks.

Thank alexandra s
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay...if you go, know what you're getting into: you order at the counter, they bring the food to you,you bus your own tables and there's not a ton in the way of decor. But if you're craving simple, very tasty Mexican taqueria food, this is totally the place to go! The tortas are amazing, on griddled bread; The carnitas are... More 

Thank MartyMcCabe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding Mexican place, burritos were as good as San Francisco's Mission District. Very, very good.

Thank Paul B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at Lucy's twice during our vacation and it was great. The food is delicious and the menu has tons of options. The quesadilla, tacos, and burritos were all a hit. Best of all this place is local and run by a hardworking and friendly staff. If you are in Hilo you've got to eat here.

Thank Chase H
pahoa, hawaii
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come into Lucys after work all the time for drinks and the occasional meal. Best Mexican in Hilo. Love the tacos and chips and salsa.

Thank maemae01
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed some mex and this place filled the need. Fresh and tasty. The fish taco and ceviche tostada were something special. The kids dogged everything in their plates. The giant burrito can feed 2 people and still have leftovers. Usually places that fill your place sacrifice quality for quantity... But not this place. Wish we had one like this in... More 

Thank Matosortho
Medowie, Australia
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rolled into Hilo on our drive around the island and couldn't past a Mexican place. Walking in I thought we had hit the right right place as it was busy and smelled delicious. After choosing the burrito and all the essential add ins I grabbed a seat and waited with my little statue to advise the girls of where... More 

Thank Z3330PTstevenc
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Our favorite stop for tacos in Hilo. Food is great at a reusable price you can't go wrong. And they have parking!

Thank KonaDaKine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2990
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 18083158246
At Lucys we try to give you a great all around experience, as well as some good food. We use the freshest ingredient from right here in our backyards to the best of our abilities, supporting our local farmers, ranchers, and fellow business owners. We serve lunch, dinner, and breakfast all day. We have a full bar, as well as ten draft beers on tap. Come in a take a look, or eat, or drink, or eat and drink.... and join the party

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?