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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

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56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
8082931839
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10:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The shrimp is unbelievable! And the portions are enormous! Two of us shared because it was so much food! The pavilion is a fun place to eat and hang out and feel like a local. Don't forget to sign your name on the truck!

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Thank Michele B
Olympia
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After spending the morning in North Shore with turtles, we stopped in and had a great meal along the highway. My fiancé loved the garlic rice.

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Thank georgegT7028GX
Kahului
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This the first time I ate there, and it was very good I had the hot & spicy and it was very very spicy - and it says no refund. It even brought a little tears in my eyes, but it was very "ono" or delicious great flavor. Try it out when cruising out on that side of the island,... More 

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Ancaster
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

How many times do you get sucked in to go somewhere by the hype? Well this isn't that. The hype is real. The garlic shrimp will get you thinking about how to move to this food truck spot. outdoor picnic tables, chickens walking around, people smiling and laughing and simply enjoying. This kind of place scares away the pretentious clean... More 

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Thank Todd C
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shrimp scampi was delicious, definitely a must. You will get your hands dirty, but worth it. Staff was very friendly.

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Thank Allan R
Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not too keen on seafood but I had to try it. My family loves this place. We got the pad Thai at a different food truck and brought it to Giovannis to combine it with their shrimp. It was pretty good! Just too greasy for me. I didn't really eat much. Just a few bites... Definitely a go to... More 

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Thank CharleneOloa
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comparable to my grandmother's garlic shrimp - the scampi is the best!! be prepared to get your hands dirty. I think on a good day the wait is usually 15-20 minutes but is definitely worth it! If you're in Kahuku, Giovanni's is the place to visit.

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Thank Spideybriefs
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we drove by twice with my wife and finally decided to stop by and try the food since we were staying at the turtle bay resort. Shrimp were all right but rice was hard and had no flavor. Second time we came back to try there scampi, this was a bad idea. Due to the fact that my wife... More 

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Thank Hugo A
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read about this on the travel sites and drove up to explore. It's a good hike from Honolulu but scenic! The food was worth the wait though. 5 of us got (1) scampi, (2) lemon butter, and (1) extra spicy. Total $60. The garlic on the scampi was phenomenal!!!! If you're on the island it's worth a visit! There... More 

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Thank Blairz
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High prices CASH only long lines rice piled high on plate.These trucks get alot of attention due to lack of reasonable priced food elsewhere they can be higher p and CASH only.people think the prices are going to favorable compared to brick and motar but in fact

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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
Seafood, Fast Food, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: 8082931839
Description
Best Shrimp Scampi on the North Shore since 1993

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