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3477 Weliweli Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8546
+1 808-634-4016
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (77 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
3477 Weliweli Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8546
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this family food truck today and what a treat! The fresh fish was ahi. I had the ahi tacos. Two tacos with cilantro crema, guacamole, and a side of chips for $10. You can add rice & beans for $2. The menu is...More

Thank eh4643
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Encourage you to give this place a try if you are needing something fast and cheap. My whole family liked what we got and we'd be glad to stop here again.

Thank daisylouwho
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Very good fish and shrimp tacos. Very fresh and tasty. Service was fast. No frills, and was great after our 4 hour ATV ride

Thank WeloveNOLA
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Don't expect ambiance here, unless watching and fighting off chickens is your entertainment. The fish tacos had plenty of fish, opa this time with slaw and avocado. The sides of rice and beans are just ok. 2 tacos with sides runs about $14. Service is...More

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The tacos were fresh and delicious. Nice shaded tables. The wandering roosters kinda got on my nerves.

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Husband got fish tacos here (I tried a nearby food truck). I tasted them and they were great... good portions for the money.

Thank sc2nc
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this food truck after ziplining with Koloa Ziplining (they are in the same asking lot). So glad we did! Best fish tacos we've had on Kauai!! And economical too!!

Thank sparkysharky
Miguel B, Owner at Chalupa's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you, we are glad that you liked our food.

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Love their carnitas!!!!!!! Food is authentic & great prices for Kauai! I go there once a week. They do catering too!

Thank gdkeeth
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Chalupa is one of four food trucks behind the stores in Old Koloa Town. We had fish tacos and carnitas tacos and loved both of them. The fish was firm, fresh and well-seasoned, and the carnitas juicy and spicy. Double corn tortillas and a really...More

Thank Press-on-regardless
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Friends who had visited this area just days prior to our arrival stated Chalupa's served the best fish tacos on the island. So, being a lover of fish tacos I simply had to try a couple. I ordered the two fish taco plate with whole...More

Thank osimajorusaf
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Gary P
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Response from Jim V | Reviewed this property |
Agree with islandgirl222 that there is no dress code as it is a food truck. I was expecting it to be cash-only, but found that they even accepted credit card. While you didn't ask, I would offer that we tried a variety of... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3477 Weliweli Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8546
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-634-4016
SpecialtiesSpecialties includeFish and Shrimp tacosMouth watering Barbacoa and CarnitasFlavorful meat and vegetarian burritosTortasChalupasQuesedillasDaily specials like Shrimp Diabla, homemade tortillas and more Located on Weliweli Road behind Old Koloa Town. Look for the red, white, and green Chalupa's Truck.HistoryEstablished in 2011ALOHA and Bien VenidosCome to Old Koloa Town for sabrosa (tasty), authentic take out Mexican Food. We're just a stroll away from the shops of historic Old Koloa Town and about 2 miles inland from the tropical and beautiful beaches of Po'ipu.My name is Miguel and I am from Veracuz, Mexico where we have a passion for fresh meats and vegetables, flavorful spices, and hot peppers! I grew up working on my family's ranch and learned how to cook and prepare foods from my mom and abuela (grandmother). Take-out (call in or walk up) or relax in our small outdoor patio setting with limited seating (for now). An island style casual family friendly atmosphere that is fast, fresh, tasty, and also easy on the budget. We also provide catering for your special event -small or large. My goal is to satisfy your hunger while making your taste buds dance with healthy Mexican foods that you'll savor our food and want come back for more.
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