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Patricio's Mexican Taqueria

74-5586 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3119
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
74-5586 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3119
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Reviews (155)
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We live in Kona and eat here very often. Shrimp burrito is my fave. My wife loves the carne asada. Clean, friendly and happy environment. Food is made quick. Very tasty. Nachos are huge. Try them. You won't regret it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not quite versed in Mexican food, but is it too much to ask, is 1 dish more heavy on the palate than another? The cashier's response : "Well, it's the same dish and its personal preference. One's just fried and the other grilled". My...More

1  Thank Yumiko K
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by looking for decent Mexican food. The food was decent but the gem was the shrimp tacos. The chicken nachos were pretty good too. Service was good and quick.

Thank nmfozzie
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place is a fast food type restaurant with a great salsa bar. Everything had great flavor. It was definitely an inexpensive Mexican restaurant that we used for take-out, but I found the food to be extremely flavorful.

Thank Artistahh
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The burrito I go was bland and unfortunately even the spicy salsa did not help. Frankly it did not live up to my expectations.

Thank path51
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I went to Patricio's because i was told it was the REAL thing.....i lived in So.Cal for a number of years and i miss great flavors of Mexican food. This is a good place to go to if you want something that taste good and...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A small place in a shopping center with delicious food. We were pleasantly surprised. Had taco dish and very fresh.

Thank Scuder85
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were at the airport dropping off our daughter and had time to have lunch and were advised the there was a Taco place a half mile back up the hwy. Didn't expect to find an authentic Mexica Taqueria! The food we had was fabulous...More

Thank John F
willtravelforfood16, Owner at Patricio's Mexican Taqueria, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you appreciate our authentic, Mexican food. Yes, we have many vegetarian dishes and if you are vegan just tell us to hold the cheese and sour cream. I noticed that you said our food was...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We had visited other taquerias on Hawaii so had high hopes. Unfortunately, the Todd is not very exciting and the atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired. The tables were dirty and the staff seemed uninterested. However, if you want LOTS of food, this might...More

Thank klynnmeyer
willtravelforfood16, Owner at Patricio's Mexican Taqueria, responded to this review

I don't understand your review when you say "The Todd". I don't know what that has to do with our restaurant. Regarding your remark about the tables being dirty, our restaurants are quick service. That means that customers sit down at the table of their...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017

I loved their oversized Burrito and the kindness of the gentleman who took my order. As a californian I expect table service and silverware. As a Canadian this was fantastic fast food service mexican food with all the options, fixings, and sauces. This location is...More

Thank Clint V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-5586 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 808-334-1000
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