We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Luibueno's Mexican and Latin Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
66-165 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1420 (Amara Rd.)
+1 808-637-7717
Website
Today
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

413 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 392: English reviews
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, make sure you get the three taquitos appetizer . Original and the best I have ever had. They came in a sauce with melted cheese and the beef was superb.

Helpful?
Thank Rob H
Virginia
Level Contributor
87 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Mexican restaurants soooo many times. But, this one was different. The seafood options were amazing! We had shrimp tacos and rare blacked ahi burritos. I love seafood and these were the best Mexican seafood dishes I have ever had! I would highly recommend it!!!

Helpful?
Thank WanderPep
Oahu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped at Luibuen's for lunch and enjoyed free chips and salsa (not automatic here on Oahu), and a Carne Asada Burrito. The burrito was huge; the beef was tender and tasty.

Helpful?
Thank DeeHawaii2016
Pahoa, Hawaii
Level Contributor
106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

After a long day of beach and shopping, we stopped here based on trip advisor reviews. Living on Big island, good Mexican food is hard to come by! We were not disappointed! Ambiance is busy and fun and energetic. We knew we were in for a treat when they bought out the tamarind margarita, which was unlike anything I've tasted... More 

Helpful?
Thank Erin G
New Castle, Delaware
Level Contributor
189 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This restaurant has a large menu, fine margaritas, friendly staff, and a nice atmosphere. We had a very nice dinner here and recommend it.

Helpful?
Thank Lin0515
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Food was okay. Not great, not horrible, but nothing special. I had the blackened fish tacos, they were okay..... The guacamole was good, and so was the margarita. My husband did not like the carnitas, but my daughter liked the carne asada quesadilla. So it was kind of a 50/50 with our group. Like I said..... it was okay... not... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tim and Allison S
United States
Level Contributor
80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is the best place to go for couple around the area because they have nice interior and atmosphere. One of significant menu is mashed potato which you can order as side. (As you know, typical Mexican restaurants do not have one. ) Staffs are so friendly so you may come back soon if you are Mexican lover. Enjoy... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ayako I
Bellingham, Washington
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A great little place for excellent Mexican food that doesn't taste like every other Mexican restaurant. I love a place that actually prepares their food from scratch, giving it that unique home-made flavor. One of my biggest complaints with Mexican restaurants is that it often tastes like they all get their food from the same delivery company. I love it... More 

Helpful?
Thank ckaig
Hamburg
Level Contributor
173 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We fell into this restaurant at lunch time and walked out very happy and satisfied. I had some great tacos, which for my European taste were exactly the ammount i was looking for for lunch, but others might have been dissappointed by presentation and size of a meal - to be honest it looked more like an appetizer size (tiny... More 

Helpful?
Thank Energyseeker
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Happy hour 3-6, very good tacos (but kinda of expensive even during Happy Hour it's $4 but kind of worth it since they are delicious!), Good size side of guacamole only $3 and good draft beers and margaritas! Went twice and was never disappointed!

Helpful?
Thank Suzzzzzie

Been to Luibueno's Mexican and Latin Cuisine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-165 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1420
    (Amara Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: For Northbound travelers you will need to get off the bus at Kamehameha HWY + Opp Emerson RD (Stop ID # 2241). If you are traveling Southbound you will need to get off at Kamehameha HWY + Haleiwa RD. (Stop ID # 2240). For additional information on holidays or possible detours please refer to www.thebus.org
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-637-7717

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Luibueno's Mexican and Latin Cuisine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?