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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
+1 808-335-0454
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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had high hopes based on reviews but was disappointed. It was ok but nothiny special. Also thought it was expensive for what it was. Service was also slow the night were there. The guy at the counter was also taking orders, and bussing.

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Thank torrent_Mla
West Palm Beach, Florida
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch after a visit to the canyon. Got fish tacos which were ok also had a quesadilla. Both dishes were decent sized. Everything about the place was average. Nothing worth going out of your way for.

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Thank neil p
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for Lappert's ice cream and was lured next door by the arrow sign out front. It is difficult to find ceviche that measures up to what I first experienced in Panama. It took a while but I discovered it was because they were making the chips fresh. Not only was the ceviche awesome but the hot sauce was packaged... More 

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Thank Deloney D
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Had the fish tacos. Excellent, and be sure to have the cilantro sauce. This place has great character too!

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Thank HTH56
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Great ambiance, colorful roadside shack. Four of us ate the fish tacos of mahimahi. The amount of fish was miniscule,about the equivalent of two teaspoons of fish per taco. At a price of nearly $5 per taco it was a ripoff. The Horchata drink was delicious. If you want mahimahi tacos, eat at the chain restaurant Baja Fresh on the... More 

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Thank Italycalling
New Hampshire
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

The place to get huge tacos made to order. We got them 4 times in 2 weeks for brunch and picnic lunches. Excellent quality with any order.

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Thank BeenThere2211
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Ate here for breakfast after our skydive and the food was great! I am really picky about fish tacos and their fish tacos were amazing. The cilantro sauce that they put on top of the fish is SO good!

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Thank sw33tmolly
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

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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Thank 40Lucyruth
Bath, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 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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Thank Heather S
Spokane, Washington
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4505 Puolo Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanapepe
  • Phone Number: +1 808-335-0454

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