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“Looking for Tita's”

Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
Ranked #6 of 91 Restaurants in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: The Original Shrimp Truck Since 1993
Reviewed February 13, 2013

We were looking for Tita's and were hungry. It felt like we were driving forever since the speed limit varies from 35 to 45 MPH. We came accross Giovanni's and decided to stop. The truck is grafittied up like a freeway sign in Los Angeles. Plenty of people in line and a nice area to eat. The spicy shrimp here were very spicy. They warn you ahead of time so you won't try to send them back. My wife thinks they use Sriracha rooster sauce. Macky's spicy shrimp is better but Giovanni's is still good. They had better choices for drinks here at least. There are a bunch of souvenir shops behind the eating area and also a smoothie/ice cream vendor. I'd eat there again but it wasn't my favorite.

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Thank you for giving us a chance and for the kind words... Hope to see you again in the future... Take care


Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
808-293-1839

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Reviewed February 12, 2013 via mobile

To the garlic, they added shrimp. Food was fresh. Atmosphere was breezy. Service - well, they called our meal number. It's a shrimp truck - what more do you expect

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

We are happy to hear you enjoyed the experience at the shrimp truck and hope to see you again... Take care...

Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
808-293-1839

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Reviewed February 9, 2013

Every once in awhile we all come across a place where we swear by the food. Well this place has been around for awhile and its famous around the world. It all has to do with one simple menu item SHRIMP and believe me they dont skip out the shrimp. For thirteen bucks they have heaps of garlic shrimp and rice or hot and spicy and I mean (SPICY) so have your doctor check you out first before trying this one. Then they have one in a nice lemon butter. They sell this out of a beat up old ice cream truck that has signitures from people all over the world who have come to samle this gold. Its worth the drive from honolulu as not only do you see great places to stop along the way but the end result is mouth watering gold.

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2013

Thank you for the great review for our future customers and for giving us a chance... Happy you enjoyed the experience and hope to see you again in the future..

Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

The car rental agent suggested we go around the north shore and stop for lunch here. Very good thing to do. This was a traditional food truck with a short list of meals, prices, and they recommend the garlic shrimp. It was especially good because I like lots of garlic. Basic sheltered picnic tables with outside sinks to wash up after. Also a shaved ice truck at the same place which was also very good. A few shops to buy t-shirts and stuff too.

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Thank Jaysways
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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2013

Say thank you for the agent for us as well.. We thank you for the kind words about the shrimp truck and hope to see you again in the future...

Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

You've simply got to try the local truck for the best shrimp in town. The shrimp scampi are wonderful. Sit at the picnic tables and enjoy a fresh shrimp meal. Parking is limited and the food is great.

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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2013

Best Customer Ever... LOL Short and sweet review... We thank you very much and hope to see you again...

Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
808-293-1839

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