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Lucy's Taqueria

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194 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2990
18083158246
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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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Alameda
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90 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very inexpensive restaurant with great food and service and nice atmosphere . The place is always very busy. They can keep their prices reasonable as the restaurant is basically self- serve (e.g. you order at the counter, bus your own table). They also have a play station for kids, though the service was pretty quick. They are closed on Tuesdays.

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New Jersey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're 21 - head right to the bar & grab menus on the way in. We got the tacos (3 small ones) and taquitos (3 nice-sized) and 2 fresh made (not that fake sour mix) margaritas for $21. We live in NYC and visit LA often for work and these were some of the best tacos we've ever had.... More 

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Erie PA
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You order at the counter. Menu is extensive. I had the enchiladas de Lucy. They were easily enough food for two, especially with a side of guacamole. House-made chips were really good. I wasn't wild about their salsas but combined diced onions and cilantro with the medium, green salsa and it was great.

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Thank erinsiegrist
Kihei
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great vibe, tasty Mexican flavors, free chips and salsa with your meal, clean, very friendly staff, and love the efficient service. Wish I could go again, but I left town already!

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Thank JodyGinger
Albano Laziale, Italy
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and me found this great place in Hilo. The food is awesome, the staff is really kind and the atmosphere is chilled and nice. I really suggest this restaurant if you are in Hilo! Wide choice also for vegetarians.

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Thank Medhea
Hilo, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice, great taste and presentation. A filling meal washed down with the coconut milk drink...name eludes me at present.

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1 Thank Stanley S
Waco, Texas
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lucy's serves up Great Authentic Mexican Food. Excellent flavor, and great margaritas as well. We are really glad we made this our first stop in Hilo.

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1 Thank Melinda B
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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1 Thank Susan A
Hilo, Hawaii
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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1 Thank joslyn62
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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