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Pat's Taqueria

Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“carne asada” (24 reviews)
“tacos” (70 reviews)
“pork” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food
Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pat's food is literally off the hook. You will not find a harder working one man show in Hawaii. This food will make want to come back to the island for just he tacos. I promise you. Yes, Pat is my #mancrush.

Thank reortiz1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing food truck with awesome tacos near Hanalei Pier. Excellent Kailua pork and fish tacos, freshly prepared. Grab a seat at one for the several tables or take the food to go. Great value, great flavors! This is our new must-visit eateries in Hanalei! Don't...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay... So you're spending the day at Hanalei Beach and, after an hour or so of boogie-boarding, you are famished. Just walk along this spectacular beach to Pat's Taqueria truck near the Hanalei Beach pier. It's hard to decide what to order because everything tastes...More

Thank jmenasco
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We arrived on a Monday afternoon and their was a short line for ordering, the service was super friendly and we found a great picnic table to spread out on for eating and taking in the view near the pier. The food was excellent...we tried...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Super fast and delicious lunch option if you are up in the Hanalei area, especially if you are already parked at the beach or pier for the day. It's just on the edge of the beach which is really convenient. Definitely grab two tacos if...More

Thank srkhart
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

When spending a day at Hanalei, it is a must to walk over to the pier and order some tacos at Pat's Taco truck. Everything is delish, but our favorites are the kalua pork tacos and carne asada tacos. Make sure to have cash because...More

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe Pat takes Tuesday's off? Maybe I should try again Thursday? Anybody know? Gotta get my taco fix at Pats

Thank blainestern
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Delicious food truck fish tacos. $5.00 each and quite tasty. I saw the truck a few days ago and when we came back to the Beach I told my wife THIS WILL BE OUR LUNCH. We were not disappointed!

Thank Jnbartunek
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have never eaten off of a food truck but read positive reviews and wanted to try. My wife had 2 soft tacos, carne asada and pork. I had the same plus a fish taco. We both loved ours, each one very...More

1  Thank Larry D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I actually parked in the town center not knowing where this truck was. When someone told me that it was a long walk down the road or a short drive. I being thrifty decided to walk to this fine truck. I was not disappointed and...More

Thank clausrock
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Questions & Answers
15 March 2017|
Response from clausrock | Reviewed this property |
You should contact the owner of the establishment through their website. I know some places though small can sometimes accommodate with pre arraignment. I hope this helps.
14 December 2015|
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Response from MikeDavidson | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know he is closed right now.
30 May 2015|
Response from LGGal2013 |
Yes, he is still there in the same spot. Tuesday through Saturday I believe. Was just there in Saturday 6/14/15.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
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