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“Tuesday night delicious tacos for $2 plus live music”
Review of Taqueria Cruz

Taqueria Cruz
Ranked #58 of 187 Restaurants in Kihei
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Established in 2008. Taqueria Cruz is a fourth & fifth generation family-owned and operated business which was first established by our great-grandparents in the beautiful Wine Country of the Napa Valley. Our family got into the restaurant business in 1951, building a warm and successful eatery from the ground up, and we are willing to bet that they never imagined all of their hard work and love for cooking would one day reach beyond the vineyards and blossom on the beautiful island of Maui. We are very proud of our family history as well as our culture, and we know you will taste the love in our food. So please come and let us share with you what they have shared with us. From our family to yours, the love and aloha of Taqueria Cruz.
Reviewed May 25, 2012

This place is a well kept secret...don't miss it! Their tacos areFull of delicious blackened or battered fish, chicken, steak or pork. Everything was VERY fresh. Between my husband and I, we tried them all, and then came back two nights later for more! Their fish tacos were better than Coconuts and MUCH less expensive.They have a live band on Saturday evenings and a great guitar player on Tuesday evenings starting at 6:30. It is a B.Y.O.B. establishment. They offer non-alcoholic beverages but they do not have ice. I would have given it a rating of excellent except it is not a fancy restaurant and their salsa was just okay. If you miss their Tuesday night $2 tacos, don't worry as their regular prices are $2.95 and $3.95. They have delicious chips and guacamole as well.

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3  Thank sandlovers
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

We came here after we walked out of Fred's, who never got around to serving us. Taqueria Cruz restaurant is worth finding. The blackened fish tacos were very meaty, and the tacos included very fresh shredded red and green cabbage, with chopped cilantro, a nice sauce. The beans and rice were standard Mexican fare, however the beans were not the canned refried type. Highly recommended!

Please note, there is no alcohol, you will need to BYOB, or take your entrees back to your condo or the beach.

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1  Thank aknute2
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

It might be a small, out of the way place to find, but it's worth it for the Fish Tacos. They're fresh, crisp, just the way they should be. They even had a guy from Jamaica out front of the shop singing, nothing like a little music to enjoy while your eating.

Thank Sylvia_Sharon
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Reviewed April 1, 2012

Once we discovered this place, I think we stop at least once a day... their fresh caught fish (especially in the tacos or quesadillas) is incredible! Reasonable prices and they are located in a little shopping plaza next to a beautiful beach (the restaurant is tucked away in the back corner though). It is VERY casual and you order the food at the counter. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Thank Claudia S
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

This place is great. Way better than Fred's and Maui tacos. I've lived in kihei now for 7 years, best Authentic Mexican in kihei. Right up there with the best on the island. Way better prices than the rest and better food, I'm a regular now. No frills or gimmicks just good food and good prices. Love the $2 dollar tacos!!!!

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1  Thank joeyramone78
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