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La Cucaracha Mexican Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Waikiki
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2446 Koa Ave, diagonally across from Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3243
+1 808-924-3366
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Riverside, California
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Indoor outdoor seating. Good lunch special. Reasonably priced, good food, nice atmosphere. Conveniently located two blocks from the beach!

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Thank suzansuz4sure
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

All the dishes could have been made easily at home. Service was fine, the food was out quite fast, but the drinks took awhile. Bit expensive, it was the sort of food you expected from a cheap and cheerful restaurant, but not that cheap. Service charge was included in the bill ($20) Seating wasn't that comfortable and there wasn't room... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly, efficient staff. Lunch special food was basic but good value, a la carte was good and reasonably priced.

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Crewe
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142 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We saw this place on our first day in Honolulu and marked it for a visit after popping in for a drink. It looks quirky compared to other local restaurants so we ate there the second day. The food was pleasant but not to the standard I have had from Chilli's and I thought it was overpriced. I also think... More 

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Thank Gaynor O
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicous with many and many options the service from staff was spectacular ( we were served by maria) we were always taken care of and were checked up on to make sure everything was okay. The style of the resturant has such a good vide with great music being played as well!

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Thank tess m
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

$100 for Mexican (including drinks) once tax and tip is included. Staff were not aware of specials showing on the board.

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Thank car0lynbryant
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I intended to give this place a bad review, which it deserves. Then noticed 143 people said terrible, make that 144. Overpriced, OMG. and mostly horrible food. The trio of taco's all taste the same, that being, like canned corn beef and dripping with water. I think the lettuce came straight out of a bucket of water, hence sogging up... More 

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Thank Ashbron
Fayetteville, NC
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In typical fashion...practically everything is over priced in Hawai'i; particularly the restaurants. A few days ago, I stopped by here for a quick bite to eat during happy hour. A chimichanga (just one) with small bit of rice and beans, was $12.50, add two Dos Equis (bottle) at $5 each and wham! This was lunch special. Forget about asking for... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Server was super! Helpful with suggestions. Food was tasty and we enjoyed lunch . Huge portions. Actually we didn't eat again until breakfast. Authentic !

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Thank 7Sparkie7
Brisbane, Australia
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1,361 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we are in Waikiki we venture here to absorb the atmosphere of La Cucaracha Mexican Bar & Grill. I must admit though, I have only eaten the guacamole, which was good. We come here for the margaritas, beer and atmosphere before going elsewhere for dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2446 Koa Ave, diagonally across from Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3243
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-924-3366

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?