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Monico’s Taqueria

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When vacationing on the stunning island of Kauai, there’s no better place to savor a delightful and authentic Mexican dining experience than at Monico’s Taqueria. This casual Mexican restaurant is conveniently situated along the island’s east coast among some of the most popular Kauai attractions.

About Monico’s Taqueria

Monico’s Taqueria offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere with a range of seating options to suit your preferences. You can choose to enjoy your meal indoors, where you’ll find comfortable seating and a big screen TV playing the latest sports, perfect for catching your favorite game while savoring mouthwatering Mexican cuisine. If you prefer the island’s natural beauty, outdoor seating is available, providing you with a delightful dining experience amidst Kauai’s year-round perfect weather.

One standout feature of Monico’s Taqueria is its extensive tequila bar. With over 100 tequila options, you can explore a wide variety of flavors and styles, making it an ideal place for enthusiasts or those simply looking to unwind and savor a refreshing cocktail after a day at the beach.

The owner’s friendly and personable demeanor adds a personal touch to your dining experience. The staff is attentive, making you feel right at home and ready to guide you through the menu’s delectable offerings.

Monico’s prides itself on its commitment to authenticity. All dishes are made from scratch, ensuring you get a true taste of Mexico right on Kauai. For seafood lovers, the menu offers delectable options like seafood tacos and fish burritos. The fresh, local ingredients used in these dishes enhance their flavor and appeal.

If you’re in the mood for traditional Mexican fare, Monico’s Taqueria delivers with classics like tostadas, flautas, and chile relleno. However, it’s the fish tacos that are often hailed as the star of the menu. These delectable creations feature perfectly grilled or fried fish, accompanied by a symphony of fresh toppings and zesty sauces, all wrapped in a warm tortilla. It’s a taste that will transport you straight to the shores of Mexico.

With its friendly owner, scratch-made dishes, extensive tequila bar, and a menu that caters to both seafood lovers and fans of traditional Mexican fare, Monico’s Taqueria is the perfect place to indulge your taste buds after a day of island adventures.

Planning Your Visit to Monico’s Taqueria

Monico’s Taqueria is located in Kauai’s east coast town of Kapa’a at 4-733 Kuhio Hwy. They are open Tuesday through Saturday from 1pm-8pm and are closed on Sunday and Monday.

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