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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
+1 808-293-1839
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scampi” (146 reviews)
“rice” (209 reviews)
“hot dog” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Hawaiian
56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little overpriced, but a great feed. The original "Scampi" is definitely the best. I'll order just that next time. We also had the lemon butter but the lemon tasted very artificial. We weren't game enough to try the spicy one after reading the warning....More

Thank BerraBy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food trucks are the best. Support locals!! This was the best shrimp I’ve had. I️ could have ate here every day!!

Thank CanadAloha
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Giovanni's before a few years ago, but came back to it again when I was visiting Oahu recently and it was as delicious as I remembered it being. I order the prawns in lemon butter with rice - absolutely loved the...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic shrimp truck with the best aloha. The best recipe and the best prices. It’s a bit of a drive and you may wait in line but it’s all worth it as this is the best on the island.

Thank Scott O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was as advertised. I got the hot shrimp plate. They are not kidding when they tell you it's really hot. Not ruin your day hot but hot. I had to go get shave ice after just to cool down. Then we went over...More

Thank clapslapper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here after visiting the north shore. Had the prawns in lemon butter with rice. It was excellent. I'm so impressed. I could taste the garlic for days. Easy to park and plenty of room to sit. There are other trucks selling souvenirs and...More

Thank Greenyhd 6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Way worth the wait, get the scampi shrimp and grab you some of their hot sauce. Suck the scampi off the shrimp, and peel the shrimp, dip the shrimp in the hot sauce and enjoy!!!

Thank SojournerDrew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stopped at Giovanni's in Kahuku while driving around Oahu. We ordered the garlic and hot & spicy shrimp, each of which came with rice. We enjoyed it a lot. I can't give it 5 stars for two reasons: the garlic was...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my trip research before leaving Australia - GIovanni's, Kahuku was in my list of top 5 things to do in Oahu - I love prawns (shrimp) and my wife can whip up some incredible prawn dishes at home. Unfortunately the reality was - a...More

3  Thank labanrata1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really busy. Very limited selection but the food is good. The only thing I would change is it would have been nice to have already pealed shrimp. I got the scampi and by the time you take the skin off you have...More

Thank TerriR1973
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Rhea L | Reviewed this property |
there's gluten free options
9 January 2017|
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Response from alamo16584 | Reviewed this property |
Cash but atm nearby
Karen W
24 June 2015|
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Response from gioshrimp | Property representative |
We only carry the three kinds: Scampi, Lemon butter & spicy... Sorry about that..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-1839
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Best Shrimp Scampi on the North Shore since 1993
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