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Mele's Kusina - CLOSED

3864 Hanapepe Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
+1 808-651-0778
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
8 Oct 2013
“Changed names and owners”
5 Jun 2012
“once isn't enough!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
3864 Hanapepe Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

This little food truck changed names and is only open on Friday Art Nights I think, but worth going then for the ginger fried chicken and deep fried ice cream. The Mahi taco was over-cooked. But everything else was very good. Definitely go for the...More

Thank Zootarts
Reviewed 5 June 2012

we made another trip to Hanapepe just to eat at Mele's truck again, it was that good. her BBQ pork is mouth-gasmically delicious, and any of the fresh fish dishes are also terrific! love her plate lunch choices of sides -- edamame, green salad, a...More

Thank hadashi
Reviewed 18 May 2012

My husband and I stopped here while checking out the swinging bridge in hanapepe. We grabbed some shave ice (so-so, but refreshing on a hot day!), and the fish taco meal to share. The fish tacos were excellent! The fish was flaky and moist. There...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Mele cooks up one heck of a meal. I like the Thai shrimp, it's mmm mmm good. Mele is full of aloha and her food is ono. Check her out in Hanapepe on Friday nights at the art walk and most days she is there...More

2  Thank radiantmj2000
Reviewed 4 March 2012

This is our second visit to Kaua'i and both times we ate at Mele's and we love it. I had the Kulua pork and my husband had the moco loco. I can't believe someone complained about not having a place to sit, did you look...More

Thank peg75_11
Reviewed 19 December 2011

Lunch wagon dining at its finest, Fish tacos and roast pork plate, Friday night Art fair, very good food, unique flavors and good value. Do not be put off by the fact that the food comes out of a big white van, it is Good...More

Thank spudcatCentralCove
Reviewed 11 September 2011

Our food was delicious! We had the ahi taco plate and the kulua pork plate. The kulua pork was probably the best we had on Kauai! We went on a Friday night (during art night) and didn't have to wait too long for the food....More

Thank CatherineMSumner
Reviewed 28 April 2011

Both shrimp plates tasted the same. They were greasy with butter and we had to peel the head/legs/tails while sitting on the street curb because there was nowhere else to sit (both tables were taken and the folks at the tables just would not leave)....More

1  Thank Swifty911
Reviewed 10 November 2010

Mele's Kusina - this is a food truck in Hanapepe. She has a real varied menu and is just a sweetheart lady. I had the Mele's Shrimp plate. Lots of garlic! You need to peel the shrimp so it's pretty messy served with rice and...More

Thank 3chihuahuas
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  • Address: 3864 Hanapepe Rd, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanapepe
  • Phone Number: +1 808-651-0778
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