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Monicos Taqueria

4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
+1 808-822-4300
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (134 reviews)
“burrito” (70 reviews)
“mole” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
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1 - 10 of 759 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is amazing! Service is great and friendly staff! I must say I am impressed! I am pretty picky when it comes to Mexican food but this place has definitely won my stomach over lol.

Thank Roxie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good tasty Mexican food. Carnitas excellent with a crunchy crust. Portions a bit small and they charge for anything beyond the first bowl of chips.

Thank C H L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried another Mexican restaurant not so good but this one was much better. Tasted homemade. Portions were a little small for the price but good flavor. Chips and salsa were very good, some kind of roasted salsa, had excellent flavor and was not to spicy....More

Thank steffandmark2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had excellent verde enchiladas. And my daughter said her fish tacos were the best she ever had..mahi mahi. Had tropical margaritas to start our vacation off right. I only wish they were a little more generous with the chips and salsa

Thank Rochelle H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Casual Mexican restaurant with decent flavor profiles but portion sizes are very small. I had a chimichanga burrito and I kid you not, it was maybe 3-4 inches long...literally about the length of an egg roll! It consisted of 6 bites. Plus small servings of...More

Thank RobertaDaytonGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best mexican food on Kauai. Highly recommend the steak fajitas and the margaritas. And the staff make you feel like family they are so friendly and welcoming.

Thank 785jason
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I always enjoy a good Mexican food restaurant and live next to one of the best in Orange County with Las Barcas. I've been told by locals there isn't a good place on Kauai but I beg to differ. We both thoroughly...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This lively eatery features the bounty of the sea along with staples like Pastor, Carne Asada and Carnitas. We were greeted promptly and were well attended to during our meal. Our dinner was quite delicious and the Mai Tai was exactly what I was looking...More

Thank Digitalzombi
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A busy place with locals and tourists. The server was very friendly. The food was pretty good. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Beachcomber900
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

If you are from California have an open mind and enjoy the Mexican food here and Hawaii. It's not bad at all but not like the stuff in Mexico or San Diego. But the food, chips/salsa are really good. I got the fish and shrimp...More

Thank Michael M
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17 October 2017|
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Response from IloveMonico | Property representative |
We're still open! We are closed all day Mondays and in between 3-5 . Lunch is 11 am 3pm and Dinner is 5pm-9pm. We are a small family run Restaurantand Occasionally take a Family day(Not very Often). Thank you for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-4300
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