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“Excellent Food”
Review of Monicos Taqueria

Monicos Taqueria
Ranked #10 of 125 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Syracuse, Utah
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was our first time to Kauai and after traveling all day we were so hungry. We were fortunate enough to stumble onto this true gem of a restaurant. I had the shrimp enchiladas and they were wonderful! My husband had fish tacos and also raved about them. The margs also also really yummy! The service was also really good. The only thing I would give a negative is that chips/salsa usually comes complementary in most Mexican restaurant, but not here. The first order is free but after that you will be charged, which they did tell us. They were worth the few bucks though! We were staying in Princeville so that was a perfect stop for us! Thanks for starting our vacation of right!

  • Visited August 2014
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Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Loud but tasty”
Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Food was great - authentic Mexican dishes and not just some Tex Mex burrito stuff. It was VERY loud inside, so this is not the place for a romantic & quiet dinner. They also had some tables outside and take-away is an option as well. Service was good, the waiters managed to take everyone in question and see everything.

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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We returned to Monicos during our second annual Kauai trip and it was as amazing as we remembered. The service here is top notich and the food is to die for. Also, walk down to Cakes by Kristin when you finish. Fantastic desserts there that should not be missed!!

  • Visited August 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Fantastic food”
Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here with 6 friends. The service was excellent, the food was fantastic and the drinks were great. Our food arrived fairly quickly and was hot and yummy. This is now a favourite of ours on the island. The Mai Tai and the Peach Margarita were the two favourites amongst us.

Visited August 2014
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“First time at Monico's ”
Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food, drinks, and service. Authentic, great prices, good size portions. Drive by this little place everyday, and never stopped in until tonight. We will definitely put it on our list of favs

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