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Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed May 19, 2020

On a recent visit to the North Shore we wanted to see what all the hype was about for food trucks. We went to have lunch at Big Wave. It was very good. Shrimp was excellent. Sides were great. We got there when they opened...so it was not yet busy.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed March 7, 2020

The North Shore of Oahu is known for their shrimp trucks, and Big Wave is one of the best. Hey, they have steak, ribs, chicken and even a veggie plate. But go there for the shrimp. Order your shrimp garlic butter, spicy, lemon or crunchy,...but get the shrimp. I had the garlic butter while my wife had the coconut shrimp. There is an option for peeled garlic shrimp, but most of the choices involve you digging in and peeling your own. All of the shrimp is tasty and served with rice, salad, and a small slice of pineapple. Remember, this is a shrimp truck. You order at the window then eat on a picnic bench. If you look, around the side is a water tap and paper towels to help you clean off after you are done. This is a fun meal. This is a good meal.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

This team has it figured out! Best shrimp dishes. A good selection of different flavors. Always busy, but shorter lines during off hours. We went there three times in five days!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

Eating at a shrimp truck in Hawaii was on my wife’s bucket list. Big Wave Shrimp was amazing and definitely checked the box. The staff were wonderful and the food was amazing.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Need a spot for a quick bite with Great Flavor? Come here. Open from 10:30am to 630pm. Right off the road.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

We were looking for the famous north shore shrimp trucks and this one is in an area with a bbq and a taco truck. We got the garlic and the coconut. Both were delicious. Generous portions. About 30 bucks

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020

Finally pulled into this car parking area after driving up to the North Shore. Looked at a few different food trucks and settled on this one, our first meal in Hawaii and we loved it. Garlic Shrimp, Spicy Shrimp and even their fish & chips...our son had were fantastic. Easily recommended, and away from the chaos of the other “way too busy” car parking area. Word of warning - never park in a Tow Away zone - they actually do tow your car away - we seen 2 cars being towed out of Golden Arch, as we thought about parking there before finding this spot (btw, we weren’t going to eat their food but moved after a lovely lady warned us)More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 10, 2020

We were on a tour and our guide took us here for lunch. It was awesome!! So fresh, so well prepared - and it was fantastic. Our son and I had the coconut shrimp. My husband had the garlic butter - both were incredible. If...you are in the North Shore area, you have to eat here! Cheers!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 8, 2020

The garlic shrimp here were amazing. My son loved the coconut shrimp. This is a great stop if you are in the North shore. Don't miss it

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

One of many food trucks located in Haleiwa that offers shrimp, etc. The food and prices are good however one thing I appreciate is their willingness to accomodate special dietary needs.

Date of visit: January 2020
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  • Yes, Big Wave Shrimp offers takeout services.

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  • Big Wave Shrimp is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4