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Cholos Homestyle Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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66-250 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1489
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Greenville, South Carolina
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370 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Ahi fish tacos, wife had grind beef tacos and a mango margarita. Everything tasted good, service very good.

Thank Ron T
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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189 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our entire family loved this restaurant. The salsa is fresh and made daily in house. The guacamole was very tasty. I would highly recommend the fajitas. Two in our party enjoyed the burrito. The Mojito was good, but not great. They have a nice selection of beers on tap. Enjoy!

Thank 505QueenBee
Las Vegas, Nevada
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for authentic Mexican food, this is not the place. This was, however, a nice change from fish and plate lunch! There service was good and so were the margaritas.

Thank Christi F
Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of hiking we decided to stop here for dinner and margaritas. The frozen margarita was just a blended drink that tasted watered down. My husband ordered a margarita on the rocks with a different type of tequila and it was better but cost $12.50. For dinner we had the carne asada and the spinach & cheese... More 

Thank hnburgess
Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great prices, delicious Margarita and best verde enchiladas i have had! Wish our server was alittle friendlier and personable but that's my only complaint.

Thank Tristine C
Oahu, Hawaii
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cholos had been recommended for great margaritas so when we went to Haleiewa today we made sure we stopped. We had just eaten at one of the shrimp trucks so we ordered an ahi taco and a shrimp taco a la carte. My mango margarita was huge and made with fresh mango. It was a real treat. The tacos were... More 

Thank lsaah3040
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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174 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Stale chips, salsa too hot. Waitress said they had milder, but never brought to table. Enchiladas average, same w/ shrimp salad. Lot's of choices nearby, would probably not return vs. trying other options!

Thank Larry R
Irvine, CA
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We enjoyed our lunch here while visiting Haleiwa. The chips were hot, the salsa was fresh and the margarita's were delicious. Our food arrived hot to the table and was yummy homestyle Mexican... just what we were looking for! The restaurant is adorable as it is decorated from the owners many trips to Mexico - all kids of fun stuff... More 

Thank morrison6
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Decent place if you want a sit down meal if your going to be on the North shore. I have always loved the decor, and the staff seemed to be pretty decent. Nothing wowed me about the place, but I cant say I disliked anything either.

Thank Brittany B
Union, Kentucky, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This is the only restaurant that we all disliked. Eight of us went. No one was pleased. I was told by a local that it wasn't very good, but a few in our group wanted to go. Always listen to the locals!

Thank Cathy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-250 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1489
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: 18086373059
Cholos Homestyle Mexican Restaurant & Margarita Bar located in the North Shore Market Place. A wide variety of authentic Mexican dishes with generous portions and great prices. Daily specials include Fajitas, Chile Rellenos, fresh Fish Tacos and ice cold refreshing margaritas made with fresh squeezed juices...never from a mix! Adding to the festive atmosphere and friendly staff you can dine in or take out. Cholos accepts major credit cards, open daily 9:30am - 9:30pm. large parties welcome!

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