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“Beach Food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gilligan's Beach Shack

Gilligan's Beach Shack
Ranked #311 of 2,326 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $11
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Good for: Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Gilligan's Beach Shack Menu Jumbo Garlic Shrimp - Jumbo Shrimp, Cole Slaw & Beach Fries Shrimp & Mahi Combo - - Best of the Best! Jumbo Shrimp & Grilled Mahi Mahi, Served with Cole Slaw & Beach Fries Mahi Mahi Tacos - Mahi Tacos topped with Spicy Mango Salsa, Served with Cole Slaw & Beach Fries Coconut Shrimp - Coconut battered Shrimp, Served with Cole Slaw & Beach Fries Fish & Chips - Battered Mahi Mahi, Served with Cole Slaw & Beach Fries Bluewater Calamari - Pieces of battered calamari, Served with Cole Slaw & Beach Fries
Independence, Missouri
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128 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Beach Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

We at at this food truck one afternoon for lunch on the beach. They have a nice selection of options of different seafood choices. The favorite for our group those was a beef dish. They are kind of expensive for what you get. The food was tasty and it is very cool being able to pick it up and each while watching the surfers and paddle boarders (or if you have kids you can watch them play in the lagoon while dining).

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Good place for shrimp lovers if you are in Waikiki...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

For $12.99 you get six shrimp, a small piece of mahi mahi, a tiny bowl with coleslaw, and a pretty significant amount of fries. The shrimp was tender and very flavorful. Mahi mahi was somewhat bland and dry. I ended up using the garlic sauce for the fish more than with the shrimp. The French Fries were great - long thin pieces that are slightly crispy and very flavorful. My husband had the fish tacos, which he enjoyed very much.

I expected more food for $13, but then you have to remember that this is Waikiki. I would go back next time we are in Waikiki, but not twice within the same trip. If you love shrimp and are staying in Waikiki, I would still recommend the drive to the North Shore - check out the beaches and have the best garlic shrimp on the island (and plenty of it too!)

Visited January 2014
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Thank Rosita J
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New Castle, Delaware
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Stopped in for lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2013

After walking around Hawaii for hours an hours stopped in for lunch, I got the fish & chips they were very good not the best but good, I have had better. the atmosphere an staff was very good. you could set outside an look at the suffers .

Visited February 2013
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Colorado
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409 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Average food & shave ice”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

It was the most convenient spot for lunch. Shave ice was too crunchy & syrup all went to the bottom. Teriyaki steak plate was ok. Fries got soaked in teriyaki/meat juice & were mostly soggy.

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Ipswich, Australia
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Shrimp heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

I'm big about my Shrimp and Gilligans never disappointed. Highly recommend a visit to this one near the Hilton in the yellow van. Cheap and filling. View is just a cracker. Sit by the lagoon and the beach under the trees. You'll understand what I mean after a visit.

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Thank Peter J
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