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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

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56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
+1 808-293-1839
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Big fresh perfectly prepared shrimp. We enjoyed tempura, coconut shrimp, cocktail shrimp, and scampi. If you are craving fresh shrimp, Giovanni's will not disappoint you.

Thank Mark M
Springfield, Illinois
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

The food was excellent and portions large. You may want to consider splitting a plate. The rice and shrimp were very tasty. I asked for the hot sauce and it was very good as well if you want to kick it up a notch. The cost was around $13 plus drink per plate.

Thank Brad W
Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

One of those places you just need to experience on Oahu! Great inexpensive t-shirts in vendor tents behind the covered eating area.

Thank bunnie1990
Nutley, New Jersey
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

The original Scampi flavor was the best of the shrimp. The garlic dog was just OK, but love the garlic rice. Basic picnic table eating, with plenty of parking. There are other trucks in the area if you don't want shrimp.

Thank RobChills
Miami, Florida
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130 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

If your up in the North Shore drive a bit further to go to this truck for lunch. It's in an area with an outdoor market and a few other trucks. The shrimp scampi with the hot sauce on the side is YUMMY!

Thank Keri P
Calgary, Ab
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Giovanni's shrimp truck three times now. Expect a long line up and a possible long wait. The food is awesome!

Thank tkriese
Greenwood Village, Colorado
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

Four of us had shrimp with butter and lemon and one had scampi. All were totally pleased with the large, fresh shrimp, in ample portion with rice. It's a truck, but they have covered and uncovered seating. Several ancillary vendors have sprung up around Giovanni's including cold, fresh coconut vendors, jewelry shops, roasted corn, etc., etc. We didn't mind the... More 

Thank dcstep
Spokane Valley, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

This Giovanni's is located along with a number of other Food Trucks providing your party a number of choices from Thai to BBQ. Most of our group opted for Giovanni's shrimp. Both the garlic and the butter shrimp were outstanding and the rice which came with the shrimp was cooked perfectly. Being a food truck area there is a covered... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

The food was good, I guess cheap for the location. Not a fancy place--basically food from a truck window. Great smoothies and ices available too.

Thank Nancy C
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

We had the shrimp scampi and spicy shrimp and both were overcooked. The spicy shrimp was more salty than spicy.

Thank S1331IImm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Seafood, Fast Food, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
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: +1 808-293-1839
Best Shrimp Scampi on the North Shore 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?