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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

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66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
+1 808-293-1839
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Surprise, Arizona
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was it a little pricey? At $14/plate maybe a little. Was it Awesome? Heck yes! Fun little roadside food truck.

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Thank Creeperbait2013
Alice Springs
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy, fresh shrimp. I believe from the local ponds served with rice. If you want the really hot she'll make sure you really want it or she won't serve it to you. But the garlic or the lemon butter is just fine with hot sauce on the side.

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Barrie, Canada
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the best garlic shrimp on the island but a little pricey. All of the shrimp were cleaned and very garlicy. I ate at a few other shrimp trucks while there and Giovanni's was the best.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Every day that we are home we wish we were back eating Giovannis Shrimp Truck. The most memorable food experience other than a luau in Hawaii. Everything was great. I wish I had more.

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Thank Monica R
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A bit of drive from city but really love the shrimp and would go back again. If you have it there, be prepare share your prawn with the flies but it was not a problem for us.

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Flower Mound, Texas
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Circling Oahu with nowhere to go but paradise and local places to stop and sample the delicious foods. The shrimp trucks in North Shore Oahu area are legendary. We shared one serving of Giovannis signature dish - garlic, shrimp scampi with two scoops of white rice topped with garlic sauce and bits of chunky garlic. We stepped next door to... More 

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Thank Sebbyboy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the day exploring the North Shore and stopped at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck for lunch because of previous recommendations. I was surprised with how delicious the signature shrimp dish was! Tonnes of flavour and decent sized servings. Not your average garlic prawns! Beware of the spicy prawn option. I love spice but they were unbearably spicy! Not a must... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard about the "shrimp trucks" so we ventured off to Giovanni's. Nothing better than scarfing down a pile of garlicky, buttery, messy shrimps on a picnic table with a hundred or so of people doing the same thing. It was a shrimp feeding frenzy. We all had the famous garlic shrimp scampi and topped it off with a... More 

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always it's needs to be in lines at least 30mins. Very popular place, but the price and tastes are so good. There are several other places you can enjoy shrimp truck around Giovanni's including Korean BBQ style. Normally the price per plate is about 15USD, so you could think it's reasonable in Hawaii. Good experience to enjoy with yur family... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe I have been to Oahu a couple times but this is the first time eating here. I don't know what Have been doing with my life until now. So amazing! I cannot put into words. The food is definitely worth the wait and just so delicious. This place only takes cash. A have to not a must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast Food, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-1839
Description
THE ORIGINAL SHRIMP TRUCK SINCE 1993

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