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Tropical Taco

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5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Super yummy fresh tasting fish tacos! We are here 2x it was so good! $15 for 2 massive fish tacos a da side of beans and chips pretty great for Hawaii food prices.

Thank Nina M
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the fish tacos - very good. The portion sizes are very large. Prices are reasonable. I would recommend this for a quick lunch.

Thank BudDiver
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130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch and glad we chose Tropical Taco. The food was good - I had the fish and chips and hubby had the fish tacos. I'm not a fan of the taro fries - I would have preferred taro chips, and there was a tad too much batter on the fish. $35 for two meals, 1 coke. a... More 

Thank MZHI
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The is a great place for a quick bite! The fish taco's are the best we have eaten in Hanalei. we have been back the past two years in visiting Hanalei. Friendly staff, reasonably price

Thank JphilBedford
Albany, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love fish, and love fish tacos, I did not love this. The menu should be more descriptive. Got a taco that came with basically a quarter point of refried beans two pieces of fish, a sprinkle of lettuce and cheese...wrapped in a thick pita bread....was not what we were expecting at all. Fish had no flavor ended up having... More 

Thank nikki b
Tyler, Texas
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a quick afternoon snack, so we shared the fish tacos. They were pretty good and filling. The hot sauce you can put on is really good but really spicy.

Thank Duvey711
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We've been coming to Tropical Taco for many years, the fish tacos are always delicious. They are not cheap, but are always fresh. If you are hungry the fish and taro chips are a good option, you get 5 pieces of fish.

Thank NickinLA
Yakima, Washington
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

They specialize in their fish tacos. There were 3 of us but we only placed an order for 2 plates of the fish tacos. They were just as good as any of the food vans you can buy fish tacos from but MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE. I visited here a few years ago and had the same dish at nearly half... More 

Thank Sherry5170
Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stopped in here for a late lunch and were not disappointed!! My husband and I split the baja tacos and a side of beer battered fish and both plates were delicious! The fish was fresh and very tasty. We will definitely stop by this place next time we visit!

Thank aschweppe
Santa Monica, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

not a great experience for my daughter and myself. i had the "tostada and she had some super large taco, which was like the tostada except folded...


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: 808-827-8226

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