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Romy's Kahuku Prawns and Shrimp

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56-781 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2301
+1 808-232-2202
10:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 18:00
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Oahu, Hawaii
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147 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Romy's as it was highly recommended. It lived up to and surpassed expectations. There was a line to wait for your order to be taken and when it was done they called your name over the loud speaker. There is shaded picnic table seating on both sides of the building and handicapped accessible bathrooms out back in a... More 

Thank janc468
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove past three street style food setup's and wife said "just stop next one, I'm starving". Well, Romsy's was just down the road; there was a line and a sign saying "we are not a fast food place, we are a good food place". They were apologetic it was going to take half an hour but the young girl said... More 

Thank Rob A
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the #1 plate of Romy's special shrimp. Very tasty and worth the wait - the signs are accurate - when there's a line you're waiting 40 minutes or so. Very fresh and prepared to order. Nicely done. Went once, don't feel the need to go back - been there done that. Waiting once under the tent was fine but... More 

Thank Heather H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place to visit if you are looking for fresh steamed shrimps with head on. We also ordered steamed prawns and they are so yummy. I suggest you go around 11 AM if you want prawns, they easily ran out. Eating steam shrimps with head on is the best thing, you get to enjoy the sweet flavor,... More 

Thank Jfkrod
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't eat here because it was so busy, but stopped along the way down the Kamehameha Hwy on the windward side of Oahu. This place exemplified the many small eating establishments (including food trucks) on this stretch of road.

Thank CoolLoon
British Columbia, Canada
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their website said they opened at 10, but they didn't open until 10:30. Add the 30 minute wait for our food and we were pretty hangry by the time we sat down to eat. But then we dug into the buttery, garlicky, shrimpy, heavenly food and all was forgotten. The rice with the butter and garlic mixed in was obscene... More 

Thank EastWestWxGirl
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Garlic is perfectly toasted with butter and seemed on the shrimps. Shrimps are bigger here than at Giovanni. Settled for shrimps also because they ran out of prawns.

Thank Ray A
Warsaw, Poland
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right by the road you find this small restaurant with a short but very efficient menu of Shrimp and Prawns. A few choices and all good and with a good price. The amount of food is good and, what is important, is very well cooked and tasty. The place is nice, by the road but as there is not much... More 

Thank Josean_41
Hartland, WI
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Luckily we did not have to wait in line long. We did have to wait 30 minutes for the shrimp scampi, but the nice guy who took our order told us that. Not sure why it needs to take that long, but ok. While I realize that we are outside, for the price $15, I don't think I should stick... More 

Thank TheFluffyDog
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped here because it had great reviews. We were lucky and got here early and there wasn't a big queue, but it still took about 30 mins to get our order of shrimp. We got the garlic shrimp, which was very tasty, but have had good garlic shrimp elsewhere too. The queues after us started getting very long and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-781 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-232-2202

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