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The Fish Express


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$5 - $11
Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious and fresh! I’m so happy my work is near this great place. Never disappoints! Great place to get it to go and eat on beach with family.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Johnexploresnature
Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located in Lihue. Very close to the airport that every time we come home from a trip this is the first place we got for poke, lau lau plates etc. The fish is fresh and there are tons of choices / options. Love this...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank gcalipjo
Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

I was working in Lihue recently & decided to get lunch from Fish Express. It's a take-out restaurant near Walmart. We've picked up lunch from there several times when working in Lihue in the past. Parking there is often hard to get as they are...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Kevin M
Dwada, Owner at The Fish Express, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2019

Thank you for your response. We apologize for any inconveniences we might have caused you because of our changes. It’s funny that I received your review today. Today I just made 65 years old. I’m trying to retire and am in the process selling the...More

Reviewed September 4, 2019

this is not a place to sit down but if you do have a place in mind where you can eat it- this place is not like any other - the food is super fresh, there is a great choice and it tastes fantastic. the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank dmitry2009
Reviewed August 11, 2019

This place was recommended by like every guide/local we met. We know why. We stopped at 3 places for poke on the island and this one didn't disappoint.

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed July 28, 2019

This place has so many different types of Poki. All local caught. It's a must stop for the most filling and delecious plate lunches around. This truely is our 1st stop when visiting Hawaii. Their more fine dishes will be as food or better than...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Kawika56
Reviewed July 28, 2019

Perfect to grab a snack or a full meal. They have plenty of variety of poke and seafood with different types of rice and other toppings. We needed something fast before going to the airport and this was a perfect choice.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank boszibaba
Reviewed July 8, 2019

A great place to get lunch and freah fish. They have no seating so we usually grab our food and head to the beach to eat it. Fish changes depending on the fresh catches and many are cooked in various sauces including blackened. We live...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank puntaperfecta
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick dinner after leaving the airport. 3 of us got take out (great for a family that wants fast food in addition to seafood). The spicy poke bowls were delicious and toppings (guacamole, ginger, and edamame) were very fresh. The...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank 615suzannes
Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

Quick service, helpful staff, most of all delicious food for the entire family. My 6 and 4 year old enjoyed the shrimp and sushi rice. Several spicy options too. :) Definitely would stop here again.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Karen P
July 22, 2019|
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Response from Susan T | Reviewed this property |
Menu items from “Da Grill” (fresh fish dishes) are offered from 10-3 PM. Other dishes ( Local Plates, Bento Boxes, musubis, and Chinese food) are served, all day , everyday. Look up the menu from the internet. Too many... More
June 6, 2017|
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Response from indig0rain | Reviewed this property |
Yes! If you are planning to stop in at the Fish Express on your way from Lihue Airport to Princeville, you can stop at Lydgate Park to eat. This is a nice stop, in general, if you have enough time to revisit while on your... More
April 29, 2016|
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Response from Katie S | Reviewed this property |
I agree it is not what most would think of as walking distance.
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