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Tacos Al Pastor

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Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
+1 808-652-6953
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This food truck has a very high rating and it is deserved. There is a limited menu but each and everyone of the choices-garlic shrimp, pork, and fish of the day -ahi were spot on. Simple but fresh and very tasty. I will we had this back home where I live. There are other food trucks next door so this... More 

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East Northport, New York
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443 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here based on the reviews. We were not disappointed! We ordered the fish tacos and fish burritos. We were told the fish today was ahi tuna. Best tacos and burritos we ever had! Both were served with fresh guacamole and beans and rice. Yum!! Service was very quick and pleasant! We'll definitely return!

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Glen Head, New York
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for tacos and it was certainly worth the visit! Delicious fresh ahi tuna tacos, shrimp tacos and chicken tacos all got rave reviews from our crowd. Rice and beans rounded out lunch. This food truck has outdoor tables with umbrellas. Great little stop for lunch

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing beats these fresh ahi tacos! The rice was very flavorful but the beans were bland in comparison. Will be back!

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While driving around a very windy Kauai we stopped in at Tacos Al Pastor. I had fish tacos for the first time. Very fresh Mahi, cooked just right, served with all the trimmings. You can sit and enjoy your tacos at the tables by the truck or you can take a short amble and sit on the beach. Delicious meal... More 

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California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We had fish tacos at 3 locations near Kapaa. This was the favorite. The fish has the best ratio of fish and toppings. No crazy amount of slaw here. The al pastor was extremely flavorful. Two tacos rice and beans is plenty for a meal.

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Thank Mary S
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

The fish tacos were excellent, as was the rice. I'm not a fan of the pinto beans and would have preferred refried. Also, the moas everywhere diminished the low key ambiance. Good, quick option!

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Calgary, Canada
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We love the tacos here and always stop when on island, usually while we ride the pathway. The ala cart tacos are our go-to and are the best value. My wife struggles to eat all of her chicken taco ($4), and I get the Fish ($4.50) and a pork (el pastor) ($4.50) taco. Everything is always fresh, hot and tasty.

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London, United Kingdom
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947 reviews
551 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 720 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

I obviously believed the hype about this place and being a taco lover was curious about this cute little place. Put it this way, when I ate them I actually thought I was in the wrong place! I thought they were terrible, nothing tasty about them chewy meat and sauces made them worse.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Tacos Al Pastor food truck is located with several other trucks in a little "community" of great food possibilities. The woman who took our order just seemed to radiate a smiling attitude. We had their fish tacos ($11) -- and split between the two of us, it was a great lunch. We sat on a rock at the beach just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Fast Food, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-652-6953

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