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macky's kahuku sweet shrimp truck

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66-632 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In the North Shore, there are food trucks everywhere. Macky's was the best, hands down. Perfectly breaded coconut shrimp and the rice was fantastic and very fresh. I would take another 10 hour flight just for some more Macky's.

Thank Jordan N
Rockaway Park, New York
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We found Macky's on a trip toward the North Shore and although I wasn't very hungry, Macky's reputation beckoned. There were 12 very hot butter shrimp on my plate, butterflied but complete shells/tails on which made it difficult to eat until they cooled enough to remove the exteriors. Shrimp were delicious, served with rice and a small salad and piece... More 

Thank shasta2088
Palm Desert, California
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the real thing, food truck with 6 selections of shrimp to sit down or in the go. Great taste, fast service, priced right, good portions. Visited by Mostly locals. Why not 5 in review?, because they didn't have coconut shrimp when we ordered. The very nice attendant told us that they only prepare 50 of them per day,... More 

Thank DinnerTravelAdvent
Pasadena, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on a whim. So glad we did. If you're coming up from HNL to the North Shore this will be the first of many food trucks. Of course I haven't tasted them all but am very thankful we didn't know of the others further north and just stopped here, thus avoiding the debate on which is best. Absolutely... More 

Thank Swededdy
Maui, Hawaii
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is @ the beginning of Haleiwa town on the right. Away from the other food trucks. But we tried this first then the other popular one. We found this was lighter not as heavy and also comes with a slice of pineapple and salad. Consensus was unanimous in that this one is def better!! Lots of places to... More 

Thank johannanat26
San Francisco, California
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend planning your day in such a way that you'll be hungry when passing through Haleiwa and stopping for a bite to eat at Macky's. You won't regret it. The garlic shrimp plate was to die for. I also tasted the lemon shrimp but that wasn't as good in my opinion.

Thank ItsStef
New York City, New York
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried a few shrimp trucks on my trip, and while Macky's has been rated a local favorite, I still prefer Giovanni's, whose shrimp are more garlickier and tastier. Macky's is good too, and comes with more sauce than Giovanni's so maybe it's a matter of taste. Macky's location is quieter and out in the open, next to a gas... More 

Thank NYPanda888
Chester, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing you see as you pull in to Macky’s crowded parking lot is a sign proudly proclaiming that they were voted the best shrimp on the islands. Islands, plural. And on eating it, it’s easy to see why. My wife & I got garlic shrimp and hot & spicy shrimp, and both were juicy, succulent and full of... More 

Thank Scruff_UK
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We normally hit Giovanni's up the road where all the of the food trucks are parked. It had a line 30+ people long, so we decided to try Macky's instead. It's just up the road (right as you enter Haleiwa). The shrimp was delicious, portions and prices right on par with all the shrimp trucks in the area, and best... More 

Thank Lem W
Austin, Texas
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting a major pineapple plantation and on our way to the beaches of North Shore, we stopped at Macky's to check off a "must do" from my bucket list--eating shrimp from a shrimp truck. I read so many reviews on several and opted to try Macky's. We arrived at lunch time right after a huge tour group. Luckily, they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Seafood, Fast Food, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-632 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: 1-808-780-1071

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