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Monicos Taqueria

) #9 of 86 Restaurants in Kapaa $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
+1 808-822-4300
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (143 reviews)
“burrito” (67 reviews)
“taquitos” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
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1 - 10 of 743 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

As mexican places go - better than average. meal portiion size was great, but being charged for subsequent small bowls of chips is not the norm.

Thank Don M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for dinner and of 4 diners, only one was impressed with their food. Portions were small and not very flavorful. Service was ok. Nothing in particular that was bad, just nothing that was great either.

Thank WE_LV_2_TRVL36
IloveMonico, Owner at Monicos Taqueria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our waiter was very courteous and friendly. The restaurant was clean and nicely decorated. We had a party of 7 and the food came out at the same time. The presentation was gourmet! I had chicken tacos with rice & beans. The only disappointment was...More

Thank 4feet
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the vegan burritos here -- though they are a bit on the pricey side. The restaurant itself can be crowded and hot. Highly recommend take out if you're staying in the Kapaa/Wailua area.

Thank MAH808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After eating fish for 10 days, this place hit the spot!!!! Yummy pig nachos, tacos were amazing and our son enjoyed the fresh tuna catch. The silver margarita didn't lack flavor or punch. Delicious meal and drinks! Only 1 serving of chips and salsa were...More

Thank Jules05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends Ron and Jolene from Thousand Oaks said you have to try Monicos as their food is outstanding. So off the four of us went for dinner. They were so right. The carnitas burrito and fish tacos were prepared with a deft hand by the...More

Thank jeffreyb406
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was excellent and good margaritas, our waitress was awesome, we found out that she has been in Kauai for 8 months and it feels like home to her. We had the ceviche and it was A+ don't forget to ask for the spicer...More

Thank glo_ya81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best fajitas I've had! Care and extra flavors in everything, it seems. But, we had to wait, and it a little loud. Friendly help

Thank haircut11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monicos is a quaint little corner restaurant in wailua town. The food was authentic and the price was right! Best margarita I had my whole trip! Thanks Monicos!

Thank cherrypicker2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish Tacos ares awesome. Chile Verde was delicious. Pina Colada and Margaritas finished off the meal. Highly recommended.

Thank Rosario C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Apt D, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-4300
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