When I first moved to Wahiawa I was excited to be near a Mexican resturant. I went and it was average. Decided to come back 5 years later and its still average. No exciting flavors. Just your basic menu. By the way the salsa is...More
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This is a great place, worth the wait. We had the burrito trio and the three enchiladas. Both were excellent and reasonably priced. Just the right amount of heat. The chicken and pork enchiladas were excellent. The menu is extensive, from huevos, to tacos, to...More
Imagine going to Cabo and saying, "Hey, let's go get Hawaiian!" It's not hard to see where i'm going. That's not to say, this place is awful, because it's not but if you don't live here just wait until you get back home. Now, if...More
Very small but very good Mexican food better than most others in the area , no parking warning , would rate higher but when i went the service was a little slow for such a small place but the food is very good .
Thank goodness for El Palenque! Whenever we have a hankering for Mexican food, we go there. The regular clientele is made up of soldiers stationed at Schofield and Wheeler. The place is tiny and has only 6 or 8 tables. The decor is identical to...More
I ate at El Palenque today with a friend after hearing several great reviews from coworkers. I was a little hesitant after trying horrendous Mexican food on island. This place, however, did not disappoint! I ordered a mixed plate of a beef enchilada and a...More
Authentic spice and ingredients. Prices are fantastic for the proportion. Some of the friendliest staff on island. Stop reading and go try it out, worst case youll be full and out $10.
The wife and I were brought to this restaurant by relatives that live nearby and it turned out to be the best Mexican restaurant that we had on Oahu; out of three total. The pork chili verde was delicious, and I asked for the hottest...More
I live for Mexican food and there are different types of Mexican food. Sometimes I want that American type and sometimes I want that home style traditional Mexican. I have been going to El Palenque for years and it never fails to satisfy my craving...More