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El Mariachi

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45-1151 Kamehameha Hwy, Ste B, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-3211
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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37 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My BFF and I went here because he said it was good--but he's a 'townie' and hadn't been in a couple years. Welp--NOT so now. I ordered chile rellenos and he got an enchilada and somethng else I forget but it was greasy, awful and not even really hot. It tasted terrible. We had not seen one another for a... More 

Thank A H
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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142 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I am hesitant on the 2 stars, because it doesn't in any way tell you about this restaurant. First...the food. The food is EXCELLENT! The service, excellent too. We went for dinner last night. Yum. After I finished eating, I was looking around. To my horror, I saw furry cobwebs hanging from the ceiling vent. omg. then I started Really... More 

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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

One of my husbands favorite place to eat. He's favorite is the enchiladas; I think all the food are yummy. Authentic mexican food and good service too.

Thank Mary Ann T
Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This place rocks mexican food! Tasty and authentic. Food is to die for good and they rock the service as well! I've eaten here so many times, and everytime the worse thing is... EVERYTHING LOOKS SO GOOD WHAT DO I ORDER??? I've never been disappointed with anything I've ordered. Red sauce is awesome!!

Thank Stella L
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We surprised them as a pretty of nine, but they hardly flinched. Food was well prepared and appeared more quickly than I expected for our party size. They have great guacamole, too. I recommend it as your appetizer.

Thank Ryan M
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Been going there since the 2 brothers started, Kind of miss the original paper plates and plastic silverware but the change is good. They have always fulfilled every request from vegan to extra ingredients to so hot the cook won't eat it. Love being greated like an old friend and part of the family. They are a weekly stop and... More 

Thank 808Art
Greensboro, North Carolina
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Love this place! Where else can u get an enchilada with crab, shrimp, scallops, or lobster. The only disappointing thing is the chips but it's OK cause the food is a good size serving and u wanna finish your dinner. It's a family run restaurant and feels local. A really nice experience!

Thank Anntenlove
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

The food was fantastic and the service was phenomenal! You really got a sense of family and community from those who worked there. Which really makes a difference when considering making a restaurant a regular. My daughter had a quesadilla and they made concessions to allow for her being picky, one with chicken and one cheese only. My wife had... More 

Thank zman80
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The owners also cook and the menu is fantastic and the food so delicious!!! It is spacious yet cozy and friendly. Great for lunch and dinner and events. The guacamole is the best ever! We have been going for years and will continue always! Treat yourselves to a feast and affordable too.

Thank Tarapaca
Honolulu, Hawaii
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

El Mariachi is a great restaurant for celebrations. I just had my 80th birthday there and it was a huge success due to support from family and the staff! It can hold up to 50-60 people comfortably and of course, the food is outstanding! Shauna and her staff were so caring and accommodating to all of my guests! Gracias and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-1151 Kamehameha Hwy, Ste B, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-3211
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe
  • Phone Number: 808-234-5893

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