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Big Wave Shrimp

66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
+1 808-366-2016
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hawaiian, Seafood, Fast food
66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here about a hour before closing. Saw a few people outside the food truck. The location is a prime spot for tour buses and has tour bus parking. There is 2-3 other food trucks located within that small area with the Big Wave Shrimp...More

Thank Meg A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting our favorite shrimp truck across the street, and being very disappointed, we tried a new place...Big Wave....shrimp was a bit undercooked, but all in all, pretty good. They stated it was spicy, but pretty bland to us. Good stuff though, and we will...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best Shrimp dishes on the North Shore of Oahu! From the easy to peel, juicy shrimps, fresh chucks of garlic, healthy portion of rice, side salad, and to the pineapple, the plate surely has an eclectic flavor one has to try! Not...More

Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a late lunch and am glad we did; the food was fantastic and the atmosphere funky. This is a food bus and you eat on picnic tables by the side of the road, funky but fun. The main event is the...More

Thank rehclass
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is fantastic. The shrimp were wonderful. I am not a big fan of seafood, but their shrimps are just great.

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visit Kate and Mike's Big Wave Shrimp Truck every time we visit Hawaii. Sometimes 2-3 times. Excellent shrimp dishes and the Kalbi Ribs are to die for! They give you big portions and the price is very reasonable! Go hungry. You...More

Thank TzaYin
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from the North Shore. Meal was awesome. Huge portions of rice shrimp and salad! A must try when in Oahu. You will not be disappointed..shrimp were juicy and cooked to perfection!

Thank Pegger77
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We waited more than 30 minutes after ordering even if there weren't so many people waiting. Only one chef in the truck! Not sure if this is typical, but I wouldn't recommend.

Thank Jung P
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Food was great. A lot of choices and the amount of food given makes it a good value. I would recommend getting a combo plate with short ribs and shrimp (any flavor because they are all good).

Thank BigJonJon
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice experience in Haleiwa! The town is amazing and eating shrimps at Big Wave Shrimp was the perfect end for a perfect day!! The food is very very good!! Lemon shrimps amazing 😊

Thank Roberta C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-366-2016
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At Big Wave Shrimp, we are serving Aloha daily. Our food truck is a favorite for locals and visitors alike, with a menu full of tasty, Hawaiian-style meals. With lots of tables, plenty of shade, and calming music, you'll love the laid-back ambience. Chef Kawita is the heart of our Big Wave Shrimp truck, adding love and ono-licious ingredients to every plate she serves. We are known for our shrimp plates, like Garlic Shrimp, Peeled Shrimp, Spicy Shrimp, and Shrimp Fried Rice, but we have plenty of other options as well. The Short Ribs, Spring Rolls, or our famous Mac Salad are sure to hit the spot.
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