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“Local Favorite”
Review of Tiki Tacos

Tiki Tacos
Ranked #9 of 125 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Louisville, Colorado
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Local Favorite”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

It took us two tries to find Tiki Tacos - it was dark and they were closed on Sunday, but all in all it was worth it. Several locals and flyers raved about Tiki Tacos being "fantastic". Truth be told, it's just very good. Be aware, despite the adds and local hype, this isn't a "restaurant", but rather more of a taco stand in a store front. No problem for us there. The Tacos come in home made thick tortillas and are loaded with goodness. One taco can be more than enough if you aren't very hungry. As far as taste is concerned, I've honestly had much better. The price is - well - steep. almost $30 for four tacos and two drinks. I'd still recommend this place, but more for lunch or a quick grab and go.

  • Visited November 2012
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Athens, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Great Homemade Tacos”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

Delicious tortillas filled with an abundance of fillings. Great friendly service from seriously nice folks.

Try the tamales on Saturdays - they are great too!

Visited November 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Taco heaven. Authentic flavor.”
Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

Don't let the appearance of this place scare you off. The tacos are delicious. We ate at tiki tacos twice and between the 3 of us, we sampled: the best fish, the kahuna fish (very spicy: our favorite) imu pork (good but a little dry), asada beef (juicy and tender), the shrimp (tasty) and the chicken (well seasoned-perfect for our keiki) tacos.

Tacos are served with a handmade tortilla (made with corn dough) green and red cabbage, queso fresco, sour cream, grilled onions, home made salsa (so flavorful with the perfect amount of heat)

Portions are filling and reasonably priced.

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Dunwoody, Georgia, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great local flavor!!!”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

We went here for dinner on our first night here in Kapaa. The outside isn't much to look at, but the eclectic vibe is great. I had the extra spicy chicken and the best fish taco. Both were excellent with fresh cabbage, sour cream, and queso fresco. My mom had their guacamole and said it was also fabulous. She had the shrimp/fish and the kalua pig tacos. Their salsa is made fresh. The hot sauce is NO JOKE - not for the faint of heart. I love hot and spicy, but this made me eyes water and my nose run. Their homemade tortillas are great. Overall, I would say this was a great local place with the Hawaiian spin on it :)

  • Visited November 2012
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“Flavorless fish tacos”
Reviewed November 14, 2012 via mobile

We came here after hearing all the rave reviews, we tried the fish and steak tacos, the fish was very bland, no flavor, it was gross, when you come to Kauai you expect fresh fish, this fish was not fresh, it tasted old and fishy, and then on the other hand the steak was terrible, I got badly sick from it, I had diarrhea all night, save your self the sickness, don't go here!

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