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Monicos Taqueria

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
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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“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 798 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Kapow . What a meal that was. Let's ignore the incredible service for the moment. The food was incredible. Easily the best Mexican cuisine my wife and I have experienced... ever. After eating the hand made Corn Chips we have relegated Doritos onto the never...More

Thank MrKiller21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are from Southern CA and love good Mexican food, we ate here 3 times during out 10 day stay. Order a margarita you won't be sorry!

Thank JerichoGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food and great atmosphere. Many of the locals think it's the best Mexican food on the island (at least on the East side). Definitely worth a stop. Great portions and good prices. It can get busy though.

Thank reineglv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice busy Mexican food place catering to non-pretentious folks. Food tasted very fresh and drinks were good !

Thank Roamer_67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for dinner just as they were opening - there were several groups waiting for the doors to open. We were a group of 3 adults and we were quickly seated and orders were taken promptly. The young lady who served us did not introduce...More

Thank Karol H
Reviewed 12 April 2018

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 9 April 2018

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

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 4 April 2018 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 4 April 2018 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 18 March 2018 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
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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 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
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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