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Monicos Taqueria

4-356 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, HI, United States
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  • 74%
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  • Monicos Taqueria

    Excellent Mexican food prepared without lard. Don't miss the fish tacos. The silver margaritas are some of the best we have ever had. Monico's is located across the street from Kappa Sands. This place is good for lunch and dinner and the staff is very friendly. Lots of locals eat here.

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  • Monicos TaqueriaPro 2014
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    Who can resist a free serving of chips and salsa? Not my husband, nor I!

    Got back from our ziplining expedition earlier in the day around 5 and after registering into the hotel, cleaning up, and taking a breather, it was around 7:30. I took a look on yelp for places to eat and realized a lot of places closed at 9! Thankfully Monico's was close to our hotel and we got there in less than 5 minutes.

    Great selection. And upon seating we got a serving of chips, hot salsa and mild salsa. They have a great selection of Mexican beers too! (Sol, Tecate, etc). Ordered the (ahi) fish tostada, but I asked for a side serving for the japaleno creme fraiche and the bf got a carne asada burrito.

    Everything was delicious! So yum in fact that we got a carnitas quesadilla to go. Came with rice and beans on the side.

    Reasonable prices, nice portions, relatively authentic tasting. Franchise out to Oahu please!!!

    Recommended for:BackpackersBudget TravelersFoodiesNightlife Lovers
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  • Monicos Taqueria
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    Monico's Taqueria is owned and operated by Monico and Kathleen offering authentic Mexican cuisine right here on Kauai. Dine inside, outside or get your food to go. We know that you will love our food. Stop by today and enjoy a wonderful Mexican dinner. Please browse through our entire menu listed below. Monico's Taqueria has received the "Best of the Best" awards in 2011 and 2010 as "Best Mexican Restaurant" by MidWeek Kauai's Official People's Choice Awards.

    *** Try the veggie nachos. (I'm not a vegetarian - but they're great.)

    See more at: http://www.monicostaqueria.com/

    Recommended for:Local CultureVegetarian
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    The best fish tacos on island. You can walk there from Wailua Bay View.

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Monicos Taqueria can be crowded, and the food is more expensive than most of the other Mexican restaurants in Kauai, but the quality here is just about enough to declare it hands down best Mexican food on the islands. They serve a number of traditional Mexican favorites, all of which have a distinctly south of the border taste that just cannot be found in many places so far from the source. If you are a fan of Mexican food and are craving it while on the islands, trust Monicos Taqueria to provide you and yours with the quality Mexican we all love.

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4.5 out of 5
6 members' reviews
188 people visited Monicos Taqueria

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