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Pat's Taqueria

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Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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12:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Lima
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fish tacos hit the spot when spending a day at the beach. However, at $5 each you start to question if they're really worth it. We also had a veggie burrito for $9 which is just beans and cabbage/coleslaw ... I'm all for splurging on good food but this is a bit extreme.

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Thank gottabefresh
Princeville, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love these soft corn tortilla tacos and always need 3: a veggie, a carne asada, and a fish taco. Tacos one two three💥

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Thank Jo96714
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A must stop in Hanalei for the steak tacos. $5 a Taco, You'll be craving more, and more, we just keep coming back for more steak tacos. They've got it down!

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Thank RebeccaMaui15
Knoxville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had two tacos (carne asada and fish for $5 each) plus red beans and rice for lunch. The tacos were seasoned perfectly and tasted delicious. They are on the small side. The beans and rice were also delicious and plentiful for only $2. The truck is near Hanalei Pier. Well worth a visit but only open for lunch, 12-3.

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Thank George P
Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We searched this out on recommendations and were thoroughly delighted with the experience. We did the truck outside the pier at Hanalei beach and had both fish and carnitas tacos...........the best...I would have driven back there again from Lihue had we not been exhausted form our day trips around the island. If you make it to Hanalei this is a... More 

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Thank Cherise C
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you are going to the Hanalei Pier, you must have lunch at Pat's. Yes, it's just a taco truck with a minimal menu but it's amazing food. Perfect for a day at the beach.

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Thank Sharon W
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Some friends brought us here a few years ago. Some excellent tacos located at the end of the Hanalei pier. We had the carne Asada and pulled pork. Very generous portion consumed at one of the most beautiful places on Earth. $5 per taco. Cash only.

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Thank WallyJan80126
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This might be the best thing to eat in Hanalei. They are open 12 to 3 right next to the Hanalei pier. I had the fish, pork and beef tacos. All were tasty, but the fish taco was superb. Thoughtful people cooking thoughtful food. Check them out.

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Thank dewey84
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is one of my daughter's favorite places to eat. She lives on Kauai, so she knows the best places. Food is made fresh to your order and priced for the locals. Let's face it, it ain't cheap on the islands! Serving size doesn't leave you room for more, even though you wish you could eat another one.

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Thank Ladybugz R
Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The best pork taco on this island. There is also a great jalepeno quesadilla. Make sure you get there at the right time, only open from 12-3... Then take a nice dive off the pier, about 10 feet deep. Kids and adults loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?