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La Cucaracha Mexican Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Waikiki
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2446 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3243
+1 808-924-3366
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quaint restaurant located on 1st floor. Has a very mexican decor. Our server was very friendly and made us feel welcome. The food was very nice. If you like margaritas, you wont be sorry if you try a sangria margaritas.

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Thank Victor C
Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food! A tad overpriced, but so is everything in Waikiki. Wish they had a better happy hour! But great location and friendly service.

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Thank Deborah H
Marlton, New Jersey
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wandered in and delighted to find a pretty quiet place without a bunch of tourists. Just transplants to hawaii that live locally. The food was good, the service very good. I will return any time i am in town and get tired of the overcrowded tourist scene.

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Thank ShawnC-NJ
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

don't go here the food is shocking , looked like some threw up on a plate called it tacos rice and beans and served it. Worse meal we had in hawaii. Then were over charged on bill

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Thank casscrowe63
Cairns, Australia
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185 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this place before... well things have changed. Prices are up and the quality is down. Not much taste to the fajitas which were expensive at $29.95 and mostly onions & green peppers very little meat. The margaritas were good but $19.00 again is expensive. Will not be going back again while in Waikiki this time.

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Thank Topbabe
Harker Heights, Texas
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Texas I eat Mexican/Texmex on a regular basis. So I was a little reluctant to eat here. But the food was great and the service outstanding!!

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Thank Thomas P
Madison, Wisconsin
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140 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here. It was plentiful, well prepared and a good value. The service was friendly and attentive.

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Thank Gail O
Sydney, Australia
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very disappointed with this restaurant. It had potential - off the strip, cool décor but reality was different. We ordered a couple of things to share and tacos. The menu said we'd get complimentary corn ships and salsa. These never came. Our waitress asked if we would like sour cream and guacamole which we said yes to. Our... More 

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Thank IntrepidTraveller35
Surrey, Canada
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I split an enchilada as the prices were high, even during their happy hour, and had 2 margaritas for the happy hour special price of $6.50 U.S. each. We were served two glasses of ice 2 sips margarita mix with 3 colours of salt on the rims. The beans were not refried beans but heinz baked beans,... More 

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Thank Mysticmystolgy
Saint Cloud, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the beef tacos, the meat tasted like canned beef stew. The beans were watery and the rice was dry. This was an over priced meal. I wish I went somewhere else. I will not eat here again.

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Thank Jsnyder5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2446 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3243
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-924-3366

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?