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“Yummy Yummy Yummy”
Review of Big Wave Shrimp

Big Wave Shrimp
Ranked #14 of 90 Restaurants in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Description: At Big Wave Shrimp, we are serving Aloha daily. Our food truck is a favorite for locals and visitors alike, with a menu full of tasty, Hawaiian-style meals. With lots of tables, plenty of shade, and calming music, you'll love the laid-back ambience. Chef Kawita is the heart of our Big Wave Shrimp truck, adding love and ono-licious ingredients to every plate she serves. We are known for our shrimp plates, like Garlic Shrimp, Peeled Shrimp, Spicy Shrimp, and Shrimp Fried Rice, but we have plenty of other options as well. The Short Ribs, Spring Rolls, or our famous Mac Salad are sure to hit the spot.
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Description: At Big Wave Shrimp, we are serving Aloha daily. Our food truck is a favorite for locals and visitors alike, with a menu full of tasty, Hawaiian-style meals. With lots of tables, plenty of shade, and calming music, you'll love the laid-back ambience. Chef Kawita is the heart of our Big Wave Shrimp truck, adding love and ono-licious ingredients to every plate she serves. We are known for our shrimp plates, like Garlic Shrimp, Peeled Shrimp, Spicy Shrimp, and Shrimp Fried Rice, but we have plenty of other options as well. The Short Ribs, Spring Rolls, or our famous Mac Salad are sure to hit the spot.
Reviewed August 8, 2013

This place was featured on Diners Drive Ins and Dives. Now we have been to a lot of places from the show and they are either terrible or amazing. This one was definitely amazing. I ordered a shrimp combo of garlic and crunchy shrimp to get the best of both worlds. I loved both! The garlic shrimp is not as garlicky as others we tried, but it had great flavor. The crunch shrimp were sooo good. I loved the panko and they were cooked fresh. My husband ordered the ribs, and he loved them. I tried one and was in rib heaven as well. Get out of Waikiki and head to the north shore where they know good eats!

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Reviewed July 26, 2013

We had seen this shrimp truck on "Diners, Drive Ins and Dives" and wanted to try it out for ourselves. The Garlic Shrimp lived up to the recommendation on the show. The owner was very outgoing and friendly and talked with us about her place even though she was trying to close up. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

We took a drive through the quaint North Shore town to find the Big Wave Shrimp Truck. We had the cocunut shrimp which was well prepared, the dipping sauce was very tasty with a slight bite to it and freshly made slaw. Then we tried the Korean short ribs which had a great seasoning on them. When on Oahu this is well worth the scenic drive to Haleiwa. Jay & Patti Fuller - Maryland.

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Thank JAP1983
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

where the locals go...not peeled, but great flavor and other offerings. Site outside or take it home/to the beach and enjoy

Thank jarnzen
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Loved the garlic shrimp from Big Wave the best. Lots of garlic but not too overpowering. Had other beef and chicken dishes if shrimp isn't your thing ($2 hot dogs and shaved ice for the kids). Service was friendly and location was good as we didn't have to fight too much traffic on the main strip in Haleiwa. Much better than Macky's or Giovanni's.

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