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Island Taco

You are in Hawaii surrounded by restaurants offering poi, roasted pig, and many different kinds of sushi, when you find that you have an awful hankering for Mexican fast food. Fear not: Island Taco has all the tacos, burritos and enchiladas you might desire. Located on Kiahuna Plantation Dr., the restaurant is opened from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm daily. The staff is friendly, the ingredients are fresh, and you can get either traditional Mexican fillings or Hawaiian fillings in your taco, burrito or enchilada.


The tacos come in a soft flour tortilla. You can get a classic taco with seasoned beef, lettuce and shredded cheddar cheese, or a seasoned tofu with your choice of ranchero, cilantro lime or Cajun seasoning.

The other meat tacos have a Hawaiian influence, including the Kalua pork taco, which contains spinach, cabbage and rice, and the grilled chicken taco, which contains a sweet grilled chicken.

If its fish tacos you prefer, they make a sweet and tangy papaya shrimp taco or a spicy seared Cajun ahi. If you are looking for something a bit healthier, you can get the seared wasabi ahi, which is Hawaiian tuna in a creamy and spicy sauce.

If you prefer to eat your food with a fork, you can get one of the restaurant’s gigantic taco salads. Island Taco in Kauai offer all the same flavor combinations that you can with a regular taco served in a delicious, edible bowl that tastes great with salsa.

Other Foods at Island Taco in Kauai

If tacos aren’t your thing, you can get one of Island Taco‘s giant burritos. They come stuffed with all the same flavorings that the tacos do, and they also contain dirty rice, refried beans and sour cream. If it’s fried food that you want, you can get any of the burritos chimichanga style.

The quesadillas come with both mozzarella and aged cheddar cheese and are stuffed with meat, tofu or fish.

The restaurant also offers enchiladas. These scrumptious, cheese-filled corn tortillas are filled with your choice of ingredients.

If you still need dessert after all that, the restaurant has some tasty cinnamon chips.

Where to Stay

Choosing a place to stay in Kauai can be a daunting task given all the options that exist. Why not let a team of vacation rental specialists find you the perfect place to stay? The experts at Ahh! Aloha Kauai Vacations can find you a fantastic rental home with enough room for everyone in your party. Book online or call us today at 866-922-5642.