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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

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66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
8082931839
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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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California
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352 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the butter garlic ones and they were so so yum. they give like 12 shrimps with small portion of rice. Its $15 a plate

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Milton, Delaware
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pull off the road to visit this shrimp truck. The shrimp scampi was delicious! Lots of shrimp and rice served up by a friendly trio of girls. If only there weren't so many flies at the picnic tables, it would have been perfect.

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Helena, Montana
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were just driving by and saw a bunch of food trucks. Stopped for lunch and saw some people walking by with plates heaping with shrimp. We asked where they got it and they pointed to the graffiti covered van with a long line in front of it. None of the other trucks had lines but after seeing what they... More 

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Thank Loniedee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Giovanni's came highly recommend and we were not disappointed. We loved the shrimp scampi! Yes, you have to peel it. And yes, it's messy. And yes, it's very garlicky. And yes, there are flies and chickens. It's a food truck - outside. Not sure what some of these other people were expecting. It's among some of the best shrimp we've... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We heard great reviews about Giovanni's Shrimp Truck so we decided to venture to it. We ordered the first choice Shrimp Scampi because the lady said it was most popular. To be honest it was not worth the drive up north for shrimps we can have back home. The taste was just average and not amazing as others have reviewed... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The North Shore is littered with food trucks, but Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck is in it for the win. If you’re hungry … even if you’re not … the shrimp here is the most tasty you’ll devour on the island. And their macaroni salad … yes, please! Be sure to pick up one of their ice cold coconuts for some refreshing... More 

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Prosper, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried the regular garlic shrimp and the hot 'n spicy (quite a kick). Both were delicious, but stick with the traditional garlic. Tremendously good! Be prepared to drop some cash (they don't take plastic) and to taste garlic the rest of the day.

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Thank kevmac1978
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time we visit Oahu we have to trek to the north shore to get our Giovanni fix. Garlic shrimp and rice is delish. Pay no attention to the chickens roaming everywhere and even under your chair. They're part of the ambiance and they don't charge extra. They'll even clean up after you when you drop food on the floor.... More 

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Thank Steve S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like shrimp it's worth trying! Giovanni's was in Waikiki the week we were there and they offered a half plate but I don't think the food truck has it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read a few reviews of this food truck and felt I had a good idea of what I was getting into - Garlicky shrimp that was a must eat if you're visiting the North Shore of Oahu. When we got up to Giovanni's food truck, a young girl was taking orders. Flies were swarming everywhere which made me weary... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Fast Food, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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: 8082931839
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?