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Island Taco

9643 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-338-9895
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (95 reviews)
“tacos” (316 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (56 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9643 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After hiking the Waimea canyon, we stopped for a great, fresh lunch at Taco Island. The service was great and the food tasty - highly recommend the taco salad!

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place would be great in Texas it's that good. Had the tofu taco. It was fantastic. Loved the atmosphere. Great to sit outside. They have a taco for just about everyone from the meat eater to the vegan.

1  Thank Deborah and Har... C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a whim for lunch while visiting the Waimea area, and couldn't have been happier with our choice. Each taco was filled with big, flavorful portions of fish and greens, and was served with fresh, fried chips. There was a line and...More

Thank RoadTripPlanner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I split a big spicy Ahi taco. Lots of big pieces of fish and big enough for the both of us.

Thank psoletsky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick bite on our way to Waimea Canyon, this shop has very delicious food. As vegans, we had the tofu burrito with cilantro lime which was tasty. The order comes with beans and spicy rice which was also delicious. Requested this dish with no...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cajun style Mahi Mahi burrito was delicious and the half-size was a big meal. The menu had some really tasty sounding options, so I will need to return! Nothing fancy about this place – as laid-back island chill as it gets.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This if the benchmark fish taco that I measure all others by. Every time we visit the beautiful island, we have to stop!

Thank west250
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came here after visiting the Canyon five years ago when stopping by on a cruise. This trip we are staying for 10 days, and returned to this delicious place. We've had some pretty so-so food on the island, but this quaint,...More

Thank dweidman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No matter what you order at that place, you can't go wrong - their tacos are delicious. So, do not hesitate and order two at a time - you'll eat and get a discount for two same tacos at a time. The place comes with...More

Thank Tatiana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the mahi mahi taco and it was very tasty, but at $9.25 for a single taco or $16 for two, we couldn't bring ourselves to order more than one as a pre-dinner snack. The lady taking orders was not very y friendly and...More

Thank NatalieWeber
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Jeanne S
10 September 2015|
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Response from Patty417 | Reviewed this property |
I eat gluten free and they used corn tortillas for my order. Not sure about the soy. The fish tacos and the pork tacos are both delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9643 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-338-9895
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