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Monicos Taqueria

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4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
+1 808-822-4300
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tired of fish and chips and pulled pork? Try Monicos! We've been there twice on this visit and enjoyed large portions and good drinks. We stop by every time we visit!

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Thank JBurress
Loveland
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good prices, great food, awesome service! Try the veggie nachos, you won't miss the meat! The veggie quesadilla was huge, I could only eat about 1/3 of it!

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Thank Lori_26_10
Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monaco's has authentic Mexican food that is a tad pricey for Mexican but not for Hawaii. We always go there with friends from the island and we always have a great afternoon out for lunch and laughter. I would recommend Monaco's to anyone needing their Mexican restaurant fix while on vacation.

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Thank gerry b
Los Gatos, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here on Cinco De Mayo and had their special Seared Ahi Tostada. Delicious! Fresh fish and loved the tropical salsa!

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Thank SmileyMaile9
Foster City, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful little Mexican restaurant was renovated last October but thankfully they haven't changed the menu. The have the best fish tacos! We come to Kauai every year and Monico's is one of our must do's. The margaritas are also good.

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Thank Jim J
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is clean the staff are friendly and the food is great. Go try it it's the best on Kauai for Mexican

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Thank rbrenden
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we have been here before and enjoyed the food, we were disappointed with our meals. My husband had fish tacos and found them soggy. I had seafood enchiladas and they were cold. The beans and rice that come with these dishes used to be spicy and enjoyable to eat. Not this time.

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Thank Nova L
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Liked sitting outside on the terrace and enjoying burrito and fried fish. Not 100 % perfect, but near to it, also ok from a value for money perspectice.

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Thank Olaf L
Kapaa, Hawaii
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living in Kauai offers many great places to eat and Monicos was always in the top five for us. Pork Carnitas is always a sure delight but everything came out delicious. Sadly we moved back to the mainland and ensure every visit includes Monicos Taqueria.

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Thank Eric A
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Family run, friendly warm atmosphere Two of us had fish tacos made with fresh ahi cooked to order. Seared, medium or well. One of us had the seafood burrito which they raved about. Fish shrimp and scallops. Great dinner great quality for reasonable prices.

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Thank Kate H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-4300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?