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Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
+1 808-293-1839
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scampi” (143 reviews)
“rice” (193 reviews)
“dozen shrimp” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Hawaiian
56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When researching for our trip to Oahu, Giovanni’s kept coming up. Exceeded expectations. Great value and amazing flavor. Will definitely be back!!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We found this place with luck. It was a great choice. We need to wait in a long line, but it was worth. Garlic Shrimps are awesome, one of the best we ever had. Recommended place for seafood eater..

Thank Hojrakhej
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the wait! So yummy! We love Giovanni's and come every time! The garlic shrimp is the best around!

Thank Kara A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the scampi and hot shrimp. The scampi were over-cooked and slightly tough. The hot shrimp were ok with the sauce having a tabasco-ish taste. Overall not very impressive. Our family was here 7 years ago and visited Macky's (sadly no longer around) which...More

Thank bakedmouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried the Giovanni's shrimp truck in Haleiwa last year but was turned off by the environment. The location was under trees and was swarmed by flies while trying to eat. The shrimp plate wasn't so great. Decided to try Giovanni's original shrimp truck and was...More

Thank Ane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This shrimp van has a great product but the tables and area offered to eat in is filthy. If only they could get some cleanliness going. It's not hard.

Thank Atnicko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great road side stop, shrimp were very tasty, with a good sized serving delicious. And well priced, fresh coconut and bbq corn added bonus

Thank rhb70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummmiest prawns ive ever had. The price was worth every cent and the amount you got was perfect. The garlic was so strong but a satisfying taste. I wish I had more

Thank Georga P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was told by the car rental lady that we should stop at Giovanni's shrimp truck if we can on our cruise around Oahu. We found it quite easily and knew we were at the correct place by the huge crowds. The shrimps were indeed...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the hype. Bring cash! We had fresh coconuts from the neighboring truck. Line is long, but it moves quickly. I've read reviews that say Giovanni's uses shrimp from Thailand, and the shrimps are a bit smaller than that if neighboring Fumis, but ample amount...More

Thank michelle y
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Rhea L | Reviewed this property |
there's gluten free options
9 January 2017|
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Response from alamo16584 | Reviewed this property |
Cash but atm nearby
Karen W
24 June 2015|
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Response from gioshrimp | Property representative |
We only carry the three kinds: Scampi, Lemon butter & spicy... Sorry about that..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-1839
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Best Shrimp Scampi on the North Shore since 1993
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