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Da Crack

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
As featured in Best Food in Kauai
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2827 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8553
+1 808-742-9505
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife & I love Mexican, we stopped here specifically because of the good reviews we read here on TA. It is literally a hole in the wall beside an aging grocery store, I normally wouldn't have given it a chance but I'm glad we stopped in. My wife & I split a mexican bowl that was a good amount... More 

Thank Darren C
Anaheim, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome Poke bowls and burriots. Little hole in the wall stand, small bench seating for just a few folks out in front. The bowls and quality of food is fantastic. One of those small local gems. Order thru the window and magic comes out a few minutes later. Pick you carbs, pick your protein, pick your toppings, pick your sauce.... More 

Thank Justin D
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481 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For our last lunch on Kauai, we decided to try Da Crack. Don't be in a hurry -- it takes awhile to order. Food comes relatively quickly after ordering. Very good.

Thank acedaughter
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best mexican across all of Hawaii. Loved the nachos, burritos, and fish tacos. We loved it so much we went back 2 more times.

Thank Paul S
Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by the grocery store next door to pick up a few items and saw the line for this place. We decided to pick up a quick dinner and we were not disappointed. Burrito was excellent and great portions. Highly recommend for an easy bite!

Thank svanderv2016
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had Da Crack's bowl with the daily fish. My wife had the bowl with grilled shrimp. Both were very tasty. The portions are good size. An excellent value. We plan to dine at Da Crack the next time we're on Kauai.

Thank Arthur W
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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626 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 832 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

How do they keep on getting high ratings for this dingy hole in the wall taco stand? The name and sign outside is a low class image of a derrière and if that induces one to buy food there go for it.

1 Thank Malice6
Hayward, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden treasure that is so popular, if you drive too fast you'll miss it. And, you will miss the best Mexican comfort food on the island!

Thank P W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was great! Was starving in the evening and wanted something quick with reasonable portions and this hit the spot! Ordered two bowls with fish, brown rice, sour creme, and all the sauces! It hit the spot, definitely recommend!

Thank Ape G
Aurora, Canada
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Had nachos, pork quesadilla and a fish taco (marlin). Nachos were a tiny serving for $8.99. Not impressed, chips weren't anything to write home about. Fish taco was decent but definitely lacking in quantity of fish for $12.99. Nothing special about the taste. The best of the day was the pork quesadilla. Glad my teen so ordered... More 

Thank Lee_nover11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$13
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2827 Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8553
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-9505
Aloha! We are a local owned family business. We offer Mexican style dishes with a Hawaiian twist. We serve fresh, locally caught fish, Shrimp, Beef, Chicken, Pork, Vegan, Vegetarian and gluten free Items. We only use fresh ingredients and everything is made in house. We also only use Hawaiian sea salt. We DO NOT use any MSG, Lard or trans fatty oils or Hydrogenated oils. Everything is prepared with a health conscious approach. Thank you for taking the time to view my establishment! Mahalo!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?