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Monicos Taqueria


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Both the food and the service are excellent. Veggies are sourced locally from Kauai farms. All the meats prepared traditionally. And our server, Albert, is super friendly and knowledgeable; taking the time to explain the different preparations of the various meats and in which dishes...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 684kauait
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped at Monico's for lunch recently based on the recommendation of good friends. And, those friends were 100 percent correct. It is a very nice place with very nice people and very good food. We really enjoyed the fish tacos as we sat in the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 4FunWeTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing to rave about. I am gluten free and waitress did not know what that was. Went there for fish tacos and they did not have a white fish...only Ahi. Ordered chicken taco and it was pretty good with beans and undercooked rice.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank longing4maui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there last night, very friendly staff, great food & good value. Sitting outside was nice.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Mark_in_Sydney
Reviewed October 9, 2019

We had the fish tacos, delicious! The taste was fresh, crisp and well worth a try. Chips were good, would like to have had more, I think they charge for more than one basket.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

Pricey for Mexican food. Only one small basket of chips and salsa came free. The rice has cilantro in it which if you hate cilantro is an unpleasant surprise. Could not order two different enchiladas with the meal so got two chicken and they were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 308nicolej
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

The best Mexican food I've found on Kauai so far. Friendly service and average price. The machaca was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 4honus
Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

Super fresh ahi, great service and fast too! Ahi tacos were very tasty, burritos with carne were well portioned and filling. All in all, a great experience and we’ll return!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank BuddhaFleur
Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Great food and service! The fajitas were just great and so were the enchiladas! Service was spot-on, incredibly helpful and available! Recommended also for the margaritas.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank gluttonBX
Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

Their new location is bigger but still a fun place. We go there for fish tacos every year for lunch though dinner should also be fine. The margaritas are good. I had the silver silver.....stronger than the regular and think the regular tastes better. The...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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June 24, 2018|
Response from MarshallGulch | Reviewed this property |
I think you should call direct.
October 17, 2017|
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Response from Kathleen H | Property representative |
We're still open! We are closed all day Mondays and in between 3-5 . Lunch is 11 am 3pm and Dinner is 5pm-9pm. We are a small family run Restaurantand Occasionally take a Family day(Not very Often). Thank you for your... More
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