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“Small but Delicious.”
Review of Tiki Tacos

Tiki Tacos
Ranked #10 of 129 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed May 16, 2013

These tacos are the bomb! They are not tiny either, these tacos were made with homemade bread Non-GMO and organic, with cabbage, fresh meat/fish and filled me up with just 2!

A definite MUST HAVE in Kauai.

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Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

less slaw and you're wonderful oh kalua pork taco. less slaw and spicy hot pork chunk taco, I'm blown away. super nice dude at the counter to explain it all. seriously, you might want less slaw on top.

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Thank MOMMYDONNY
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

My wife and I were in Kauai looking to eat at a place where the locals eat. We found it at Tiki Tacos. They use local products to produce excellent tacos at a very reasonable price. They have a wide variety of meats to choose from, they also have shrimp and the local catch. Two tacos was more than enough for the average person. The tacos are huge. We ate there twice in a week. Its hard to eat a dinner in Kauai for under $25 for two. If you are looking for a fancy place, do not go here. Both times we ate there, I think we were the only tourists.

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Thank prboro
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

This nonpretentious treasure is in a strip mall (Waipouli Complex) just north of Safeway. All foods are locally sourced. And there really is a Senora Tiki whose fresh, healthy, gluten-free food recipes are consistently superb.

The housemade yellow-corn (soft) tacos are delicious. And there is a certied organic/GMO-free taco option in blue corn for a mere $1 upcharge. Ditto with the fresh guacamole, which goes great with any taco. And there's a checlist of other additions. The homemade green and red salsas are pureed and an optional gift for those who enjoy picante. Although there's no liquor in the well-stocked beverage cooler, you can BYO if you like beer with your Mexican food.

Be aware that the range of great fare is mostly large, delicious, filling tacos and quesadillas served in baskets or foil-covered trays to-go. And forget about nachos, rice and beans, burritos, fajitas, etc. The good news is that you'll never miss them. There are sometimes Saturday specials --usually tasty tamales-- that are fresh and prepared from scratch in authentic style. Please save some organic, grass-fed, locally-raised lamb for my next order....

The atmosphere is minimalist? Yet, so what? (You can always hold your rehearsal dinner elsewhere.) Tiki Tacos is clean and functional with great staff and a layout that flows (except when it's truly packed with eager customers). It would be wonderful if the place could expand into adjacent storefront space.

It's everything I can do to make it through Sundays--the day they're closed. Otherwise, I might well be there 7 days a weak.

Tiki Tacos is a local Kapaa gem operated by long-time Island folks expessing their familial hertage in a way that benefits all of us!

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Thank Lew G
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

We went here to try the fish tacos, but we were disappointed. The “Best Fish Taco” was ok, but it didn’t have a lot of flavour. The Tiki Fire Vegetables taco was better.

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Thank canadianveggie
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