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Tropical Taco

5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
+1 808-827-8226
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (170 reviews)
“beans” (37 reviews)
“baja taco” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 16:00All hours
$$ - $$$
5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

EASY - Fresh & HUGE portions - GREAT GREAT FOOD - eat in or take out - Breakfast Lunch or Dinner! Hands down ThE BEST!!

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Our group ordered burritos and tacos. We all felt that the food was just okay. Seating inside and outside were easy to find. There was plenty to eat and meals were served within 10-15 minutes but overall we felt the food was bland. Meals were...More

Thank 4NY2VA
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I had a fish taco and the fish was very fresh, but I have a certain expectation when it comes to Mexican food and this place was a little disappointing. The service was good and the food was ready quickly.

Thank sriley1941
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Best place we ate at all week on Kauai, great price for a large fresh fish taco. We came here 3 times!!! If you are looking for great fish taco places on the island I would highly recommend!!

Thank alexsept07
Reviewed 19 July 2017

When we first started visiting Kauai on a regular basis (we have since moved here) this was a good place. As time went on the food became less good but the prices rose. The menu is small, the seating is at best OK. Best seats...More

1  Thank zinmanfred
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Very simple Mexican food at fairly high prices in a no frills storefront. We had their fish tacos which seemed to be the featured menu item. They were pretty average. We had much better fish tacos just down the way at Kalypso that were more...More

1  Thank QuickLeave
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We all enjoyed our food here. A quick bite if you're coming back from the end of the road or are spending a day in Hanalei Bay. I would go back.

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The food was good. We ate at another taco place on the Big Island that we liked better, which is why I give it only 3 stars. We chatted with the owner, he is VERY NICE, and I believe is a Kauai native. Definitely give...More

Thank check2t
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great lunch place!! We had a group of 10 so we tried just about everything they have on the menu and everyone was pleased with their choice!! There's a fun vibe here and the staff was awesome!!

Thank Minniemom
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Good food but they are unfortunately cash only. Hot sauce is VERY hot. A little goes a long way. Fun to sit outside and watch the cars go by.

Thank Vicki T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-827-8226
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