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Big Wave Shrimp

66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
+1 808-366-2016
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crunchy shrimp” (16 reviews)
“spring rolls” (12 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM Hours
Hawaiian, Seafood, Fast food
66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this place because it did not have a huge line and we were on a time crunch. We are glad we did. The plate lunches were big and great and the shrimp were huge and delicious!

Thank ericgober
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great find in a small but busy town. The food is amazing, we tried a combo plate, and it was well served, and both the garlic and spicy shrimp were very good.

Thank Tippy_Canoe_1
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Ate here after our skydiving trip and I have to tell you, one would be hard pressed to find better shrimp. It’s a food truck. There are many in Hawaii I’m learning. Guy Feirri has visited these guys and they were on Triple D. I...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Everyone should eat here. Wasn’t aware until my husband and I got here that it had been reviewed by Guy Fierri

Thank debcjackson
Reviewed 15 April 2018

It was ok, the garlic and lemon pepper lacked favor. My favorite were the coconut shrimp with the sauce. Not something I'd rush to get back to unfortunately. I expected FLAVORTOWN, like smack your momma good shrimp. They were just ok.

Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Drove from Honolulu to the north shore. We stumbled upon this food truck and were happy with our lunch but it was no trip to flavor town. The crowds were all over the place and in favor of every food truck available, perhaps just picked...More

Thank Badwerx
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Tried the garlic shrimp, it was good but nothing special about it. For the 4.5 star reviews I'd expect something better. Very friendly staff.

Thank L_Deiro
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We drove to the North Shore to try one of the famous shrimp trucks and stopped at Big Wave Shrimp. I looked up the reviews and decided to give it a try. We parked and checked out the menu. We only saw soda and water...More

Thank mmcd1908
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Are they as good as Giovanni’s? I don’t know. Maybe. I ordered garlic shrimp, my wife had the rib plate. Both were delicious and about the same price as Giovannis, but no line—we just walked up and ordered. $14 for garlic shrimp already peeled and...More

Thank DarrenHumphrey
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Laid back food truck serving garlic shrimp and other entrees. Today we had the beef and the shrimp, both plates came with plenty of steamed rice, a small salad and a slice of pineapple. Every time we are on the island we make the trip...More

Thank JoeCosentino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-366-2016
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At Big Wave Shrimp, we are serving Aloha daily. Our food truck is a favorite for locals and visitors alike, with a menu full of tasty, Hawaiian-style meals. With lots of tables, plenty of shade, and calming music, you'll love the laid-back ambience. Chef Kawita is the heart of our Big Wave Shrimp truck, adding love and ono-licious ingredients to every plate she serves. We are known for our shrimp plates, like Garlic Shrimp, Peeled Shrimp, Spicy Shrimp, and Shrimp Fried Rice, but we have plenty of other options as well. The Short Ribs, Spring Rolls, or our famous Mac Salad are sure to hit the spot.
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