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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (35 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (51 reviews)
“beans” (33 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 793 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered steak burrito to go, bartender took my order and was helpful, small dining room on rainy day and very loud inside. Burritos were generous and tasty. Enough to reheat the next day also. Will try again and outside seating looks inviting if not...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't like heavy cheesy Mexican and it isn't - I had fish tacos and my hubby had the seafood burrito. We were recommended this by our family and we loved it. They make their own sauces and when I walked past the kitchen it...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were straying around the corner from this place and it came highly recommended by our hosts. We were able to secure two seats at the bar and the server/bartender welcomed us warmly and was super efficient as the restaurant was very busy. We had...More

Thank kpmcateer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a break from Hawaiian food, this is it! We walked from our hotel and had a great dinner here. Delicious margaritas and the garlic shrimp quesadilla was amazing! I wish they offered more chips and salsa for free...but alas...this is Hawaii and...More

Thank Monica W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was first time going to this restaurant and was recommended by the bartender at our hotel. Service was great and staff were friendly and attentive. Fish tacos were great and fish was fresh catch of the day. All ingredients tasted home made and was...More

Thank Baddocs
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This place has the best food! Folks at our hotel recommended this place to us and we were not disappointed. The flavors were incredible and everything was so fresh and delicious. We wish we would have found this place earlier on our trip because we...More

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is one of those places you wish someone had pointed out before you found it. A clean premise with friendly staff. The menu had a full range of Mexican items that sounded great, There is also a burger/fish/salad grouping. On this particular day the...More

Thank cte39794
Reviewed 3 March 2018

You can always count on great Mexican cuisine. We are residents of Kauai and when we look for a place to have dinner on Kauai's East Side, Monico's is usually on the top of the list. You can't go wrong at Monico's.

Thank Surferinparadise
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Fresh hebi fish tacos were excellent. Carnitas tacos were fatty. Great service. Outdoor seating is nice.

Thank desro35
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This was our first time to Kauai and Monicos Taqueria which is by far the best Mexican food food I have experienced so far... The service was excellent very fast, I would say maybe 5 minutes before our dinner arrived. Very rare that we would...More

Thank TravelNow1117
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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, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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