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Patricio's Mexican Taqueria

74-5586 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3119
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“burrito” (26 reviews)
“tamales” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
74-5586 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3119
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had both Pastor and Green Tacos with rice and beans. Rice and frijoles were flat and did not taste homemade. Beans could have come from a can The Pastor was not as tasty as I prefer bytes the meat was lean and had pineapple in...More

Thank mrjpav
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had been craving Mexican Food since the day before, being from Los Angeles. This place was pretty typical and generally satisfying; we could have been back home. Patricio's was located in a strip mall, smallish, but had plenty of seating. We had a chile...More

Thank yonsider
willtravelforfood16, Owner at Patricio's Mexican Taqueria, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

I am glad that you enjoyed your food and since you are from Los Angeles that is a very nice complement. It seems like you tried a variety of different menu items and even took food for the next day. I am little disappointed that...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was visiting a friend that lives near here and he recommended this. I am not sure it rates as a restaurant, but is more like fresh fast food. Having been raised in the west and a long time Mexican food eater, I felt there...More

Thank Kenaijohn
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We ordered food from Patricio's on Sunday evening. The person who took our order was fast and courteous. We were exhausted after our Volcano excursion. It seemed that all other restaurants we would have liked were closed or close to closing so we ended up...More

Thank yk33175
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Found this place in a strip mall just off the main drag. Huge Burritos and tasty tacos. Very good price point for the portions. Went back several times and would go again. Good value play for Kona.

Thank mainegnome
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We live in Kona and eat here very often. Shrimp burrito is my fave. My wife loves the carne asada. Clean, friendly and happy environment. Food is made quick. Very tasty. Nachos are huge. Try them. You won't regret it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I'm not quite versed in Mexican food, but is it too much to ask, is 1 dish more heavy on the palate than another? The cashier's response : "Well, it's the same dish and its personal preference. One's just fried and the other grilled". My...More

1  Thank Yumiko K
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by looking for decent Mexican food. The food was decent but the gem was the shrimp tacos. The chicken nachos were pretty good too. Service was good and quick.

Thank nmfozzie
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place is a fast food type restaurant with a great salsa bar. Everything had great flavor. It was definitely an inexpensive Mexican restaurant that we used for take-out, but I found the food to be extremely flavorful.

Thank Artistahh
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The burrito I go was bland and unfortunately even the spicy salsa did not help. Frankly it did not live up to my expectations.

Thank path51
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-5586 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 808-334-1000
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