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Big Wave Shrimp

66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
+1 808-366-2016
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crunchy shrimp” (16 reviews)
“spring rolls” (12 reviews)
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Hawaiian, Seafood, Fast food
66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was ok, the garlic and lemon pepper lacked favor. My favorite were the coconut shrimp with the sauce. Not something I'd rush to get back to unfortunately. I expected FLAVORTOWN, like smack your momma good shrimp. They were just ok.

Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove from Honolulu to the north shore. We stumbled upon this food truck and were happy with our lunch but it was no trip to flavor town. The crowds were all over the place and in favor of every food truck available, perhaps just picked...More

Thank Badwerx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the garlic shrimp, it was good but nothing special about it. For the 4.5 star reviews I'd expect something better. Very friendly staff.

Thank L_Deiro
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We drove to the North Shore to try one of the famous shrimp trucks and stopped at Big Wave Shrimp. I looked up the reviews and decided to give it a try. We parked and checked out the menu. We only saw soda and water...More

Thank mmcd1908
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Are they as good as Giovanni’s? I don’t know. Maybe. I ordered garlic shrimp, my wife had the rib plate. Both were delicious and about the same price as Giovannis, but no line—we just walked up and ordered. $14 for garlic shrimp already peeled and...More

Thank DarrenHumphrey
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Laid back food truck serving garlic shrimp and other entrees. Today we had the beef and the shrimp, both plates came with plenty of steamed rice, a small salad and a slice of pineapple. Every time we are on the island we make the trip...More

Thank JoeCosentino
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We stopped here on a random hunt for lunch. My daughter picked garlic shrimp and I ordered lemon pepper. The shrimp came with rice, a salad and a slice of pineapple. The portions were very large and the flavors of both shrimp dishes were bold...More

Thank Naomi W
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

The garlic shrimp is my favorite. I could eat here everyday. Best food truck! One of the cleanest food trucks we visited. The shrimp dishes are fresh and the best we found on the island.

Thank Kwtaylor
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The picnic area is nothing special, but we go for the garlic shrimp. The garlic is properly cooked (almost sweet). We've been visiting once a year for more than five years, and the the shrimps are always delicious.

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Our first visit and won’t be our last. Garlic shrimp and crunchy shrimp were both delicious. Friendly staff.

Thank Arkasnastraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-521 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1625
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-366-2016
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At Big Wave Shrimp, we are serving Aloha daily. Our food truck is a favorite for locals and visitors alike, with a menu full of tasty, Hawaiian-style meals. With lots of tables, plenty of shade, and calming music, you'll love the laid-back ambience. Chef Kawita is the heart of our Big Wave Shrimp truck, adding love and ono-licious ingredients to every plate she serves. We are known for our shrimp plates, like Garlic Shrimp, Peeled Shrimp, Spicy Shrimp, and Shrimp Fried Rice, but we have plenty of other options as well. The Short Ribs, Spring Rolls, or our famous Mac Salad are sure to hit the spot.
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