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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came across this place by accident and enjoyed the food. Had a mix of fish and shrimp tacos and actually preferred the shrimps. The pineapple drink was really good! It was expensive, we were definitely in beyond hungry vacation mode when ordering, but we...did enjoy our meal.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 4, 2022 via mobile

Overpriced and generic food. Chicken was extremely dry This food tasted like it was thrown together in 5 minutes zapped in a microwave. Disgusting. For the outrageous price and basic food, your better skipping this spot and going to a local food truck more north...that has better quality and quantity.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 29, 2022

There is outside seating! The shrimp tacos were outstanding—big shrimp. The pinto beans and rice made the meal,

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 26, 2022 via mobile

This place might be a good option if you absolutely don’t have any concern for cost or value. I was stunned when I saw the prices, given that yes, I’m in Hawaii, but this isn’t exactly Waikiki, either. Thinking I had to get something because...I’d driven a long time, I ordered ONE fish taco, which was reasonably good and about average size, but I’m now $8 poorer (for ONE taco), and not exactly full. There were only a few customers midday on a Sunday, which is probably a reflection of the prices. They’d do much more volume if they came down to a competitive price point, and I think they’d end up being much more successful.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed December 6, 2021

If I could give this place half a star I would. We are easy to please and generally write good reviews. We paid $62 for nachos, a burrito and two drinks. The drinks were supposed to have double shots in them. They tasted more like...Shirley Temples. There was absolutely no alcohol in them. We questioned the staff and they insisted there were two shots in each drink. We paid $20 a piece for non alcoholic drinks. My nachos only had meat on one chip. The pico de gallo was a small teaspoon full. Don’t throw your money away, go somewhere else.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2021 via mobile

Yeah, I didn't think the place was all that - all that being the hype that this restaurant has the best fish taco on the island. The one they served me wasn't. I got mine ala carte, and I think for $7 with tax it...should have been a lot bigger and of better quality. It was actually a bit watery for some reason with its few tiny cubes of fish covered and overwhelmed by the tortilla and lettuce. Now I also got a chips and salsa that wasn't too bad. Their pineapple salsa was actually pretty good. I'm always coming around the North Shore, and I'll just pass by when I do.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 9, 2021 via mobile

This was our go to spot while visiting North Shore. Everything we ordered from the menu was delicious. And the ginger lemonade was refreshing! They also don’t use msg in their food so that was helpful as we have an allergy to it in our...family.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed May 30, 2021

driving around Oahu and stopped for some lunch. got some good fish tacos and taco salad which were really good!! had a long wait but food was somewhat worth the wait!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 19, 2021 via mobile

The food was ok, I would say it’s not worth the hype. Our order came out wrong, the wait was long, and the prices seem a bit excessive for the quality/it being a food truck. We had the quesadilla which was good and the Chicken...Burrito with green sauce (we ordered beef nachos) which was pretty mediocre.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 16, 2021 via mobile

Probably the worst fish taco we have ever had. With great anticipation we looked for a place that sells fish tacos on the way to North Shore. We stumbled upon this place. It looked well established and clean. The restrooms were also clean. The staff...very helpful and friendly. Unfortunately the food totally missed the mark. The fish seemed like it was steamed, flavorless and boring. The salsa tasted like cheap canned salsa, certainly not fresh. No lime to squeeze onto the taco. No grilled flavor so I assume the fish was previously frozen then steamed or sautéed or worse, microwaved! Nothing here would ever interest me to return or recommend. For real grilled fish tacos try Paia fish market in Waikiki or Wahoo’s in HonoluluMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 5, 2021 via mobile

Yummy fish taco!! Very glad we took a moment to stop here and eat. Definitely the best taco place of our trip this week. We would totally eat here again

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed July 6, 2020

Found this place by driving down North Shore (Sunset Beach area) and decided to have an early dinner. We ordered the Chicken burito, a keiki beef taco meal, ginger drink and tres leches cake and the total was $29. I asked for the receipt and...saw they charged my keiki meal $8; when I asked why $8 when the menu states $5 something; they said "oh we changed the prices for the beef,but i guess we forgot to change the keiki prices" and that was it, no adjusting or saying sorry.. then they gave me a fish taco instead of a beef taco and when I told them, they made like it was my fault and took over 25 minutes to replace the taco and gave my back the same plate after they took the plate from me.. I'm sorry by doens't that violate so many health codes??? Also we had to ask for rag to wipe down our table.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 22, 2020

The folks that run the place are super friendly. Great value for great tasting food. Not the greatest for dine-in but the food is packaged very well for take-out which also works well for left-overs. Everything appears to be made fresh, so there is a...little wait, which is expected for cook to order.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020 via mobile

I enjoyed it so much! The tacos were so good. I had a beef and pork taco. I preferred the beef, but they were both good. The pork is sweeter than I would typically prefer. It is more expensive than I would expect for a...couple of tacos. Otherwise, very good. BYOW. The water cups are $.96.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 22, 2020

The price you pay for food is hard to justify. Very cool restaurant, but wasn't too impressed with the food.

Date of visit: January 2020
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North Shore Tacos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4