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Tacos Al Pastor

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Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
+1 808-652-6953
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Mazatlan
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87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Read the reviews and visited this cart pod on the north end of Kapa'a. My wife had the fish tacos (fresh Ono this day) and I had the shrimp tacos. Wow! A meal is $11 - hard to beat. Looks like some other good places in the pod, but will be making this a regular stop.

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Thank 2bits2go
Kauai, Hawaii
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good tacos at a decent price. Would have preferred a four tortilla over the corn tortillas served. I had the al pastor taco which was good and the ahi taco which was good also. The shrimp taco didn't have a good sear on the shrimp. Now I'm only being picky because I had such high expectations based off all the... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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360 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place off of Trip Advisor. What a great stop. The tacos here are delicious and made fresh. The garlic shrimp tacos came with rice and beans. The woman working the food truck was very nice. Picnic tables are available.

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Thank wardgarner
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great, we had chicken taco plate and it was just the right size. For a food truck and Mexican food it was great!!!

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Thank bodylightsoul
Edmonton, Canada
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our way to tour the island. Good portions for the price you pay and yummy! If you walk towards the ocean behind the restaurant you can find a nice area with a swing where you can sit down and enjoy your meal in place of traditional tables by the food truck :)

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Thank Iryna S
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This meal was better than expected. The portion size was large. The service was excellent - they have clearly done this alot. The price was high - $30 for fish tacos and a pop, but it is Kauai on the beach.

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Minneapolis
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Best tacos we had in Kauai! These are fairly authentic Mexican tacos but made with fresh Hawaiian seafood. We split an order of ahi and shrimp tacos. They did not skimp on the seafood! The tacos were fresh and delicious and very filling. This is a great value for delicious food.

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Thank leddebby
Fairview, Tennessee
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want a great fish taco then this is the place to go. Quaint little food truck cluster with lots of shaded seating. The steak taco was pretty awesome also.

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Thank merkatwoman
Princeville, Hawaii
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

After lived in Kauai for a year and tried all upscale and dive fish restaurants, El Pastor is the best you will find in Kauai.

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Thank Nilma C
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

,y wife and I shared a fish taco (Ahi)....it was excellent!!! If you like great Mexican food go to this food truck!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Fast food, Hawaiian, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-652-6953

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