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The Fish Express

3-3343 Kuhio Hwy, 3-3343 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
+1 808-245-9918
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (112 reviews)
“fresh fish” (85 reviews)
“poke bowl” (31 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
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Seafood, Fast food, Hawaiian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
3-3343 Kuhio Hwy, 3-3343 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally made it to the fish express and what a treat! I got the fish tacos; (an order is two); and both had a huge piece of beer battered fried Ahi. The Ahi was very tasty, moist and fresh. The tacos were among the best...More

Thank castlerockjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great place to pop in and get a poke bowl. Super tasty and fresh! Wish we had more time to go back. Would have eaten there everyday!

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go there regularly to get fresh fish to cook for dinner. Have made the best gourmet mahi mahi for family and friends, the fresh fish made it. Most of the staff are very friendly and act like your Ohana, small town, they recognize you,...More

Thank RebeccaMaui15
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in at Fish Express as we were leaving Kauai. I ate the best poke I have ever had there! Quick spot to pop in and grab a bite to go.

Thank AppState1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best assortment of Poke on the island!! If you haven't discovered poke yet - you must go here.... If you have discovered poke and you love it ....you must go here

Thank DamHaole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great place for fresh fish, poke and plate lunches. You will find the locals here, always the best sign of good food. Anything you get here will be amazing, be daring and try something different!

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like poke and fresh seafood this is the place to go! They also have great plate lunches, including lau-lau, if that's your fancy. Their poke is second to none and is definitely the best on Kauai if not the State. Try them, you...More

Thank shigemot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hawaiian and Chinese plate lunches, Fresh fish(poke), bento and spam musubi. reasonable prices. Locals best places to eat. Friendly employees. It's right across of Walmart in Lihue.

Thank Joelynn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent fresh variety of poke, sushi rolls, bowls. Great stop on first arrival @LIH, or on your way outbound. Also convenient to Walmart, Costco or Hilo Hattie shopping trip. Try the mix of maguro (tuna) and sake (salmon). Friendly helpful service, and lots of toppings...More

Thank tripper1010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in mood for some fresh poke and based on various reviews decided on The Fish Express. We ordered poke, bento, and fried chicken/shrimp combo. It was delicious!!!! FYI - there's no place to sit down and eat so plan on taking it back...More

Thank Thomas K
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7 June 2017|
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Response from indig0rain | Reviewed this property |
Yes! If you are planning to stop in at the Fish Express on your way from Lihue Airport to Princeville, you can stop at Lydgate Park to eat. This is a nice stop, in general, if you have enough time to revisit while on your... More
30 April 2016|
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Response from Katie S | Reviewed this property |
I agree it is not what most would think of as walking distance.
21 December 2014|
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Response from Joe-Lincoln-CA | Reviewed this property |
Don't know....go to Priceline or someothing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-3343 Kuhio Hwy, 3-3343 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-9918
  • E-mail
Hawaiian plate lunches Ginger fried chicken and shrimp. Fresh fish lunches between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fresh and frozen full service counter. We pride ourselves as being one of very few on Kauai serving fresh Hawaiian fish. Specialty Poke Bowl Stop. Poke bowls with self service poke bowl toppings bar.
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