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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
+1 808-293-1839
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scampi” (162 reviews)
“rice” (223 reviews)
“mac salad” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Hawaiian
56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Overpriced for what you get $14, this is just a cash cow for the owners, living on past status. Staff unfriendly, and look pissed off, no greeting or smile, thank you , the food was only just warm and stodgy rice. I wont go again

Thank Coganer
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to both Giovanni locations, busy & popular as usual but dont let the long line get you down, it moves very quickly. Great value $14US for 12 shrimps (prawns in Australia) with 2 scoops of rice. The flavours are amazing. I had the Scampi...More

Thank GradosP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Giovanni's serves up super fresh shrimp, smothered in whatever sauce you choose (we opted for garlic and the spicy version that comes with a warning and disclaimer)! The garlic dish had big chunks of cartelized garlic, and plenty of leftover sauce to flavor the generous...More

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meh! is exactly correct. My parents are visiting. During our jaunt to N. Shore, we chose to check out the place that everyone keeps talking about. It was a Sunday (May 6, 2018); a nice and sunny day after many days of clouds+rain, so I...More

Thank Love2usday
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best yummy garlicy shrimp on the North Shore. Might have to wait in line..BUT...well worth the wait. I have tried many on the North Shore. This is by far the BEST around. And yes...maybe a little pricey but HUGE shrimp....and I feel the price is...More

Thank ronnajo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a variety of food trucks because one of our friends is allergic to shrimp. So this location is perfect because there are several options. I checked our the reviews of several shrimp trucks and this was #3 on my list, but...More

Thank G I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

super garlicy, so don't plan to have good breath after lol! Very yummy. Not cheap, I think it was about $12-14 for a plate. Great taste tho. Cash only and there is a sink nearby to wash up cuz you are gonna get messy!

Thank PBLWilkins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The line was long and the wait was probably 45 minutes total, but man was that shrimp good. Totally worth it. We took everyone’s suggestions and got the scampi plate. The plates are big, and we probably could have shared instead of each having our...More

Thank Jinnimae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

small shrimp and white rice. I don't understand the lines and popularity of this place. Nothing special at all. Suggest spending your $$ at Seven Brothers for a much better meal (hamburger) or Hi-BBQ for excellent BBQ.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to pay cash. I got the shrimp scamp. Although the shrimp was good. It didn’t live up to the hype. And the rice was mushy and bland. You have to take the shell off the shrimp and your hands will get messy. (Not...More

Thank Melinda W
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Rhea L | Reviewed this property |
there's gluten free options
10 January 2017|
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Response from alamo16584 | Reviewed this property |
Cash but atm nearby
Karen W
24 June 2015|
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Response from gioshrimp | Property representative |
We only carry the three kinds: Scampi, Lemon butter & spicy... Sorry about that..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, 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: 56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-1839
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Best Shrimp Scampi on the North Shore since 1993
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