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“Lots of staff and good poke!”
Review of The Fish Express

The Fish Express
Ranked #1 of 119 Restaurants in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$11
Cuisines: Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Hawaiian plate lunches Ginger fried chicken and shrimp. Fresh fish lunches between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fresh and frozen full service counter. We pride ourselves as being one of very few on Kauai serving fresh Hawaiian fish. Specialty Poke Bowl Stop. Poke bowls with self service poke bowl toppings bar.
Parker, Colorado
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lots of staff and good poke!”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

They had a good number of staff on duty in order to keep the line moving and they did it. The poke tasted fresh. We had the Onion Poke and Ahi Shoyu. The onion was just two kinds of onion, fresh ahi and sea salt...so good in it's simplicity! The shoyu had a little too much limu, but it was still good! Their "potato salad" (maybe it was mislabeled) was mac salad with spaghetti noodles...no complaints from me, it was also tasty. Throw in a couple of drinks and head to the beach for a nice lunch like we did!

  • Visited October 2013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fast take out”
Reviewed 19 October 2013 via mobile

Parking is limited and if you blink your eyes, you will pass it. The place is pretty well known well known by the locals. Ready made Pokes are fresh and my favorite is Ahi.

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Georgia
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530 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
“Nice place for a fish sandwich; limited parking, but very popular”
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We only had sandwiches, and wish we had had the option of skipping the mayonnaise and french fries, but there seemed to be a pretty large selection of fish plates and there was a steady flow of customers at this little roadside place. Service was reasonably fast; you order at one end of the counter and pick up at the other end, after just a few minutes' wait. you can see the cooks in the back really hopping, trying to keep up with the orders, and that made the time pass quickly. The fish was delicious; with more time on the island, we might have returned to try a more complex order.

  • Visited October 2013
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Eugene, Oregon
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“FABULOUS FRESH FISH”
Reviewed 12 October 2013

No words can express how ono (delicious) the fresh poke is here! With so many choices, it will be hard to decide. Take out only but do not let that deter you! Check out the specials. The greens in their salads come from fresh Kauai farms. Fabulous! If you want fresh fish that melts in your mouth, then you must make this a stop. We went three times the week we were there. I selected "Romance" in my rating because we LOVED it!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Realaloha
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Venice, Florida
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189 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great fast food”
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Take out only but WOW, not only delicious but plenty to eat.
It can get quite busy in there around lunch time so go a little early to attempt to pick a meal, as there are so many that sound and taste so good.
Order from the display case, then pay at the register and they will call your name after it has been freshly cooked and is ready.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank RickHLihue
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