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Romy's Kahuku Prawns and Shrimp

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56-781 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2301
+1 808-232-2202
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“steamed shrimp” (29 reviews)
“pineapple” (21 reviews)
“butter garlic” (10 reviews)
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1 - 10 of 370 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been here before and I remember getting the butter garlic scampi and it was amazing. I think it's better than Giovanni's. I recently went here and I decided I didn't want to get my hands dirty so I ordered the fried shrimp. They said...More

Thank Iheartjennychu
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard about the shrimp trucks and word was that Romy’s is the best. We went for lunch on a Monday, the line was not long but we were still informed that the wait for the #1 meal, Garlic Shrimp was 40minutes. The girl...More

Thank southtexasgirl53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for the famous garlic and butter shrimp and was disappointed. The shrimps were either over cooked or from a frozen bag - they were chewy and flowery. The garlic and butter flavoring is removed when you have peeled the shell. It would...More

Thank TravelGrooveLisa
Reviewed 9 October 2017

An uber driver in Waikiki had recommended Romy's to my husband and so when we left Waikiki and had a rental car, we went there instead of the competitors. What a mistake! My husband had the garlic shrimp (peel them yourself - gross) and I...More

1  Thank MomRocco
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Garlic grilled shrimp & steamed shrimp was amazing. Worth the wait. (decent organized queue tracking). Ordering staff was polite and professional. Area is near Northshore and after the famous Waimea beach cliff(bay) Highly recommended even though there are many other competitors around.

1  Thank BubblesEito
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Our first time here. We tried 3 "shrimp shacks" already. So far it ranks 2nd. We ordered Butter garlic scampi and sweet/spicy shrimp. It was ok. Too much garlic. The garlic tasted a little burnt/bitter. Loved the shoyu dipping sauce. I still prefer the one's...More

Thank hazel_travelss
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This was listed as a must visit by family and friends who have been here. I've never had Giovannis, but the shrimp here was amazing!! The garlic shrimp was full of flavour, spend the extra few dollars for extra garlic! We got there and there...More

Thank sk1pxx
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We're staying on the North Shore and there are very few options for dining. Couple that with day trippers on a weekend driving the circular route of the island and you have a recipe for disaster. The wait time is incredibly long. At 2 PM...More

1  Thank Tokyo Shirokuma
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We made a stop at this street food restaurant, trying the famous garlic shrimps and prawns. Line was so long (about 30 minutes) and waiting for food was long too (about 45 minutes). But hey, they tell you before you place order, that this is...More

Thank tripadvuser09
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped as we had heard such good things and it was only a little further up from the PCC. The queue was something to behold st 3pm on a Sat afternoon. We were probably 20 back and it moved nowhere in 10 mins. We...More

Thank Helena L
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-781 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-232-2202
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