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Luibueno's Mexican and Latin Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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66-165 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1420 (Amara Rd.)
+1 808-637-7717
11:00 - 21:30
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I don't usually think of gourmet when I think of Mexican, but they are giving it a try. I got the tacos, which were well seasoned and there was lots of it, More does not mean better. I don't have anything negative to say about the food, but I don't have anything glowing to say either. The service was good.... More 

Thank ArkansasDisneyaddict
Hayden, Idaho
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This Mexican restaurant was good but nothing to write home about.... chips and salsa (standard fare) Had the fish tacos and carnitas burrito. Expensive. Nice ambiance. Good service. Should have tried one of the food trucks for fish tacos instead.

Thank Kristen J
Houston, Texas
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123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This was a nice little Mexican & Latin place to eat. We had the tacos with the beer battered Mahi. Delicious! The slaw and sauce made it. They make their guacamole fresh and it sooo good. They also make a very nice frozen margarita.

Thank bruce120
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The atmosphere is great and the food is delicious! This resturant is one of the best things Haleiwa has to offer.

Thank deanracefan
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I came with a large group during happy hour and our hostest handled us well. It was unfortunate that our tables were kinda seperated which divided us up a bit... I had several drinks from the happy our menu which were okay, maybe a step above the margaritas I can get at Chili's. The happy hour food I got was... More 

Thank RandomNameGen
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We're staying about 15 minutes from Luibuenos and this is our second dinner here, last night we had the americano tacos(one with chicken and one with beef brisket) and they were delicious! We also split a quesadilla and it was huge, we're talking an inch thick of cheese and chicken and fillings, amazing. Our server Jeremy was attentive and nice.... More 

Thank Lena236
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch there yesterday. It's family friendly with tall tables in the bar area and regular tables elsewhere. The wait staff is friendly and helpful. We needed to push 2 tables together - no problem. There is a kids menu and the littles get crayons to color it. We ordered a variety of things from the menu. Everything was... More 

Thank Jean C
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

What a great find! We were looking for a decent Mexican place and came upon Luibueno's! Our server, Samantha, was super nice and real knowledgeable about all menu items and marguerites! We started with drinks since it was close to 4:00 and figured we'd order off the happy hour menu. Ordered the Caesar salad which was large enough to share.... More 

Thank IB C
Vienna, Wien, Austria
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179 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

despite being full we immediately got a high table near the bar and decided to stay for atmosphere and comfort. what followed was an array of incredibly tasty delicious dishes, sweet ahi, nachos, fishtacos, etc. no space for dessert though

Thank bwoe
King City, Ontario
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I lived in San Diego for several years, and was fortunate to have lots of great Mexican restaurants to choose from - Luibueno's could rival any of them, and the variety on their drink menu makes it really hard to choose!

Thank Thea L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?