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“Love the food!”
Review of Verde Restaurant

Verde Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 125 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Description: Local fave spot.
Reviewed February 19, 2013

We live on Kauai and this island is not known for it's great food but when you find a place that is always "spot on" it should be noted. Verde is such a place, if you like Mexican food and are not looking for fancy decor then this is a great choice. The dishes are simple but all are great and they don't skimp on the size. The atmosphere is also simple but very clean and we have always had great service either sitting in or when we take out. The prices are standard for Kauai and might be a bit high if coming from the Mainland. There are only a few real Mexican restaurants on the island and this is by far the best.

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

We had the Mahi Mahi Fish Taco and the Ultimate Chicken Burrito. The fish taco was the best we have ever had. The burrito was huge and very tasty, it was spicy but not overly so. You will not find a friendlier wait staff on Kauai. Would definitely go back. Located on a strip mall but don't let that deter you.

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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Great service was excellent from the moment you entered the establishment. Great food that was a great blend of Mexican and the islands. The verde burrito with ahi was awesome. Not loaded down with the typical Mexican condiments but full of veggies, ahi and a touch of spice.

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Reviewed February 15, 2013

Servings robust, yum. Sound value for the location (Kauai is generally spendy). Sorry we didn't go earlier in trip to check out drink specials. Glad to find local source for good hot sauces - not ubiquitous.

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Thank AandRANC
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

The WORST and most disrespectful service we have ever received. We had heard good things about the food at Verde so we made it a point to go by while we were on Kauai over the holidays. While in line we noticed the servings were quite large so we ordered it to go, so we could eat half there and take our leftovers back to the hotel without having to wait in the long line again for a To Go bag. My husband also ordered a beer for while we were waiting for our food. We sat down to wait for our food with his drink, and we were asked not once, not twice but THREE times to vacate our table, and stand because other customers wanted to sit. I was 6 months pregnant at the time and although I was a paying customer, was forced to stand in a corner so to make room for other customers - who were paying customers waiting to eat just as we were! When we complained that we had ordered food like everyone else, plus a beverage and we should not be asked to stand just because our food had not arrived yet (I saw plenty of people sitting at tables with just a beverage or just chips) the man working said he needed the tables and we'd just have to stand. I have never felt so discriminated against and disturbed at such outright shocking treatment. We demanded our money be refunded and left without ever even eating our dinner, we were and still are completely disgusted at the horrific behavior the employees exhibited that evening. They should all be ashamed of themselves.

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5  Thank Kelsey B
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