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Paco's Tacos Authentic Mexican Food

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Mexican, Southwestern
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4505 Puolo Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
(808) 335-0454
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great tacos, burritos, and salads in small road side cafe at Hanapepe....Across street from JoJo's Shave Ice, making perfect lunch stop after trip to Waimea Canyon.

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Bath, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner on our way to our rental. Not much is open later (passed 6pm) so we stopped for tacos. Very yummy food. I had the carnitas which were great and made with corn tortilla. There are a few picnic tables to eat at. They appear to do a lot of to go orders.

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Spokane, Washington
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coconut Shimp huge platter, pork and tomotillo sauce best on the island! Wait staff eager to please, answered all ?'s knowing food preparation methods. Visited here twice this week.

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Thank 747susie37
Davison, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food truck with good mexican cuisine. Nice little sit down area in covered patio area. Affordable, good food. Good pit stop on your way to or from the north shore

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Burnet, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for fish tacos on the way to/from Waimea Canyon. Who knew you could find good mexican food in Hawaii!?

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Thank doug b
Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at this roadside Paco's and was not disappointed! The fish tacos were great but the shrimp ones were amazing! Highly recommended!

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Thank Kat M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite, fish taco made fast and fresh and we loved it! Highly recommended! They serve many items including tacos, chimichangas, burritos, nachos, taco salads Etc.

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Thank CHRYSANNE W
Seon, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply delicious. Between five of us, we tried all of the different tacos, and they were all great - we all ended up ordering another round! We had a lot of tacos during our week stay in Kauai, and Paco's was our favourite.

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Whangarei
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This wee roadside stall holds a great range of delicious menu items to choose from. We grabbed dinner here as we were passing. We often find US restaurant meals way too big for us, so this was a great option with a wide menu to choose from and portion sizes were spot on. I had a vege tortilla which was... More 

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Kekaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

The beef enchilada plate is bomb. The provided sauce (red bottle) is unreal. Highly recommend....! Also, I highly recommend the steak nachos!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4505 Puolo Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanapepe
  • Phone Number: (808) 335-0454

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