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“Sorry we believed the other reviews -wouldn't return”
Review of Lucy's Taqueria

Lucy's Taqueria
Ranked #13 of 244 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: At Lucys we try to give you a great all around experience, as well as some good food. We use the freshest ingredient from right here in our backyards to the best of our abilities, supporting our local farmers, ranchers, and fellow business owners. We serve lunch, dinner, and breakfast all day. We have a full bar, as well as ten draft beers on tap. Come in a take a look, or eat, or drink, or eat and drink.... and join the party
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Description: At Lucys we try to give you a great all around experience, as well as some good food. We use the freshest ingredient from right here in our backyards to the best of our abilities, supporting our local farmers, ranchers, and fellow business owners. We serve lunch, dinner, and breakfast all day. We have a full bar, as well as ten draft beers on tap. Come in a take a look, or eat, or drink, or eat and drink.... and join the party
Colorado Rockies
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145 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Sorry we believed the other reviews -wouldn't return”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

Checked reviews to help select a place to eat when in Hilo. Ate here based on reviews. Very disappointed. $19 for my 3 small, okay soft tacos, 1 huge burrito, 1 soda. Burrito may have looked huge, but who fills a burrito with iceberg lettuce and fresh tomato? Nothing like we've ever seen in Mexico or Colorado, where we usually eat Mexican Food. Our bad for eating Mexican in Hawaii. No fresh salsa or pico de gallo, and when I asked about it, waitress was rude, made some snide remark and walked off. Wouldn't waste our money there again.
Tempted to rate a 1 just to counteract the 5's.

  • Visited April 2013
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Aspen Colorado
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Pseudo Mexican”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

The Lucy's especial burrito is a taco salad in a tortilla with about 2 tbs. beans and 2 tbs. ground beef. The staff was not very friendly or helpful. No fresh tomato or pico de gallo or red salsa. Just not that good.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank lvxeagle
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Warren, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The best vegetarian, Mexican food ever!”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

We went to Lucy's for dinner on our way back from the Hawaii Volcano Park on the Big Island. This restaurant has the best salsa that I have had so far. Awesome vegetarian varieties to choose from (which is usually rare for us vegetarians)! Awesome potato burritoes. Never had those before.
A fun, lively, local hang out.

Highly recommend it.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Rachana K
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Kalapana, Hawaii
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delicious Food”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

The people are so friendly and the food is oh so good! Lots of vegetarian selections and you can get a beer too! what more could a person want?

Visited March 2013
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Thank Henry P
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Hilo, Hawaii
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great value”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

This place is busy (for Hilo) and loud (for Hilo) but the food is great and very well priced. The owner is a sweetheart! I dont like that you have to clean your own table without a tray. Bathrooms clean, but tables are often not wiped down. Nice area for kids to play while parents dine.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Pahoaheather
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