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“A little disappointing”
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
Plano, Texas
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A little disappointing”
Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Granted it may be too much to expect a group of Texans to appreciate Mexican food in Hawaii. The cheese was over cooked on my nachos and they gave me an empty bottle of a sugar substitute for my iced tea. They had nothing else. The burrito was good and so was the quesadilla. I did not like bussing my own table by taking the plates, cups, etc and add them on top of the other dishes full of old food from other diners. Ruined the experience.

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English first
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109 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Best Mexican Taqueria in the state of Hawaii.”
Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

You will be impressed with the burritos, plates, tortas, and grilled meats. The prices are so reasonable that you wouldn't think you are in Hawaii with its generally high prices. The bar is great and the serving sizes are generous. The salsas are only okay but do try the other condiments. The burrito grande is inexpensive and could feed three reasonable eaters or one person looking for a food fest. Don't miss it while in Hilo!

Visited December 2013
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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144 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Food at a Great Price”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

This place has great Mexican food for a great price; you will be lucky to eat all of it. They had a flyer posted near the order counter the accurate describes their service/business model, "A fast dime is better than a slow quarter." The restaurant specializes in fast, high quality Mexican food by sacrificing other services; you order at the counter, get your own drinks, find your own table, and even bus your own table.

  • Visited November 2013
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Markham, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Friendly and delicious”
Reviewed November 2, 2013

Came for dinner because partner was craving nachos. Was well taken care of by hostess who was friendly and jovial, and had the taquitos plate which was delicious. Great job, all!

Visited October 2013
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Palm Bay, FL
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Hubby loves Mexican!”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Was very happy to find in Hawaii. The food was very good & authentic. Very casual & very nice staff. The margaritas were delicious too. Would highly recommend.

  • Visited August 2013
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