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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

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66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
+1 808-293-1839
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10:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

And oily "butter" (I doubt that's what it was). Perhaps they ran short earlier and made do from the pantry and freezer. We only know our orders left a bad aftertaste.

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Thank Kin206
Schertz, Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

this is everything it is said to be. Took a tour to the North Shore and had to stop T Giavanni's. we had the Shrimp Scampi and it is to die for. Full of yummy garlic butter and one plate lunch served both, my husband and I. It comes with white rice and I ordered the mac salad. The price... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to stop and have some shrimp. Best I've had and so fun to sit outside and eat. The local chickens will entertain you too

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Thank Francy P
Orange County, California
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a long line when we arrived and the shrimp was worth waiting for. We ordered the shrimp scampi and it was delicious! You could taste the garlic it was prepared in and with a little bit of the hot sauce added it was fantastic. We plan on coming back before we leave Oahu.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aroma was incredible. A bit of a long line. Well worth the wait. Indulged in a garlic hot dog. Seemed to be all beef and was delicious.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been wanting to go here for awhile now and their shrimp platters were fantastic. I got the hot and spicy and it provided quite the zing! The rice was excellent as well!

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Thank SoccerSteveNJ
Alpharetta, Georgia
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A huge plate of shrimp and fantastic flavor. Only complaint is long line, but it moves quick. If you are in the area, you must stop!

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Thank Tara D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard great things about this place. We had the hot & spicy and lemon butter shrimp. Really tasty. Didn't care for the wild roosters hanging around though.

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Thank thejaystyles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and generous serve. 10 or 12 medium sized fresh prawns with 2 scoops of rice covered in a lovely buttery garlic sauce. Service was fast too.

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on the advice of friends who grew up on Oahu. There are several food trucks in this large lot. Parking was insane on the summer day we visited. There are dozens of people coming and going and chickens roaming the lot. The line at Giovanni's was very long; the other shrimp trucks had no lines. My son... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Fast food, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 17:00
Monday
10:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 17:00
Thursday
10:30 - 17:00
Friday
10:30 - 17:00
Saturday
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-472 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1468
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-1839
Description
THE ORIGINAL SHRIMP TRUCK SINCE 1993

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?