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“Awesome garlic shrimp!”

Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
Ranked #4 of 34 Restaurants in Kahuku
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: Best Shrimp Scampi on the North Shore since 1993
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Awesome garlic shrimp!”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

We got there around 11:30 am and only had 2 people waiting ahead of us. By around noon there was a much bigger line, so try to avoid going at peak lunch/dinner time. It is very messy to eat because you need to use your hands to peel the shell but it's worth it!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank F6717SSchrisd
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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review, June 6, 2014
You where very lucky and that is great advice to future customers... It can get very busy up there at times... Thank you for the great review and happy you enjoyed the experience... Enjoy the island...

Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
808-293-1839
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phoenix
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Ok but, not the best”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

We made it a point to find Giovanni's shrimp truck because we'd heard so much about them and everyone said you have to stop. So, by the time we finally found them, we had already stopped at another one in Haleiwa. Wish I could remember the name of it. They were amazing. So, we had that one first, then, we get to Giovanni's. While they were good, sorry to say, they weren't the best. They were fast and had great service, I really have nothing bad to say about them. They're just not the best shrimp truck out there. Try them all, I'm sure you won't be disappointed with any of the trucks! And you can't go wrong with shrimp, garlic and butter!

  • Visited June 2013
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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review, May 31, 2014
We are sorry to hear you didn't find the experience that great at the location... Do you have any ideas on how we can get better? Look forward to hearing back from you..

Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
80-293-1839
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Melville, New York
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Best shrimp truck!”
Reviewed May 29, 2014

These shrimp are delicious. The garlic shrimp is soooo good. I've sampled shrimp from other trucks and these were by far the best. Get your shrimp and eat on the beach!

  • Visited June 2013
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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review, May 31, 2014
Best Customer Ever.. LOL Thank you for the great review and compliment... We are happy you enjoy the experience at the shrimp truck and hope to see you again in the future...
Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
80-293-1839
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Mililani Town, Hawaii, United States
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“good shrimp”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

well the shrimp are good but the line is so long but once you get to the front of the line it worth the wait

Visited June 2013
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gioshrimp, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, responded to this review, May 31, 2014
We are happy you enjoyed the shrimp and sorry about the wait... We are working on a larger truck as we speak to speed up the process in the future... Take care and hope to see you again in the future...

Jorge Amorim
Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
80-293-1839
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Mundelein, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best Shrimp truck on the northshore”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

The graffitti decorated truck and long lines should not deter you from experiencing the best shimp on the island. This is a stop you have to make no matter where you are staying on Oahu. Its only about 1:15 minutes from Honolulu.

Visited May 2014
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