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LATIN AMERICAN

BRAZILIAN

TUDO DE BOM
McCully Shopping Center
1960 Kapiolani Blvd. #204
Honolulu, HI 96826
(Honolulu / McCully Area)
Tel. (808) 942-0267
All kinds of meats are carved at your table, from huge skewers. (LD $$)

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CUBAN

SOUL DE CUBA
1121 N Bethel Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Chinatown Area)
Tel. (808) 545-2822
Cool cafe serving well-made folksy Cuban food to the sound of Afro-Cuban music. Try the Classic Cubano Sandwich and Guava Empanadas. (LD $)

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MEXICAN

AZTECA
3617 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 735-2492
Homestyle cooking - great chili verde. (LD $)

BAJA TACOS
3040 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 737-5893
A tiny taqueria modeled after those in San Diego and Baja California Norte. (LD $)

BANDITOS CANTINA
Pearlridge Shopping Center
98-151 Pali Momi
Aiea, HI 96701
(Southwest Oahu)
Tel. (808) 488-8888
Authentic Mexican cuisine - very popular with the locals. (LD $)

BC BURRITO
3607 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 737-4700
Fiery fast food - offering more than 40 kinds of hot sauce and 5 different kinds of tortillas. Check out their "gutbuster" - for professionals only! (LD $)

CARNAVAL LAS PALMAS
Restaurant Row
500 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 533-0129
Food of the Latin world. Mexican-themed lunch buffet and plate lunches. Live entertainment every Friday and Saturday. (LD $)

CHA CHA CHA 2
342 Seaside Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 923-7797
Great place to eat Mexican. (LD $)

CHA-CHA-CHA SAL SARIA
Hawaii Kai Shopping Center
333 Keahole Street
Honolulu, HI 96825
(Southeast Oahu)
Tel. (808) 395-7797
Great nachos and quesadillas. (LD $)

CISCO'S CANTINA
123 Hekili Street
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 262-7337 (2 locations)
One of Oahu's oldest and best known Mexican restaurants. Famous for fabulous food, friendly service and the best (and biggest) Margaritas on the planet! (LD $)

COMPADRES MEXICAN BAR & GRILL
Ward Centre
1200 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 591-8307
Casual atmosphere with a variety of Mexican favorites. 2004 & 2007 Hale Aina Award. 2005 Ilima Award. (LD $$)

EL BURRITO
550 Piikoi Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 596-8225
Not much bigger than an SUV, this down-home spot serves the kind of authentic Mexican food you don't often find in Honolulu. 2002 Ilima Award. (LD $)

EL CHARRO MEXICAN RESTAURANT
111 Sand Island Access Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Honolulu / Sand Island Area)
Tel. (808) 845-9637
Family-run and serving some of the best Mexican food in Honolulu. Regional specialties from Jalisco - everything is made from scratch. Great breakfast plates. (BLD $)

JOSE'S MEXICAN CAFE & CANTINA
1134 Koko Head Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 732-1833
Would you believe snow crab burritos! (LD $)

JUST TACOS
Remington College Building
1111 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 545-2960
Folks line up at this counter-only Taqueria for fresh corn tortillas stuffed with 10 kinds of Regional Mexican meat fillings. (LD $)

LA BAMBA
847 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kapahulu Area)
Tel. (808) 737-1956
Authentic Mexican cooks. (LD $)

LA CUCARACHA MEXICAN BAR & GRILL
2130 Kuhio Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 922-2288
Authentic Mexican food made with light ingredients. Make their own margaritas from fresh limes! (LD $)

LA FAMILIA RESTAURANTE MEXICANO
94-226 Leoku Street,
Waipahu, HI 96797
(Southwest Oahu)
Tel. (808) 671-8776
You don't have to cross the border - it doesn't get any more authentic! (LD $)

LAS PALMAS
55 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 533-0129
Standard Mexican fare. (BL $)

LOS CHAPARROS MEXICAN RESTAURANT
2140 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96826
(Honolulu / McCully Area)
Tel. (808) 951-6399
An eatery with ambience - serving well-prepared home-style cooking. Delicious sauces accompany specialty dishes. (LD $)

LOS GARCIA'S
14 Oneawa
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 261-0306
Family operated. Carne Asada and other favorites. (LD $)

MAUI TACOS
95-221 Kipapa Drive
Mililani, HI 96789
(Central Oahu)
Tel. (808) 623-9405
All types of Mexican food. (LD $)

MI CASA TAQUERIA
3046 Monsarrat Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Kapahulu Area)
Tel. (808) 737-1562
A family-owned and operated place that serves up homey, Northern Mexican food. A laid-back hangout - like going to somebody's house. (LD $)

QUINTERO'S
1102 Piikoi Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Makiki Area)
Tel. (808) 593-1561
Authentic, homestyle and funky restaurant. (LD $)

TACOS AND MORE
85-993 Farrington Highway
Waianae, HI 96792
(Leeward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 697-8800
Authentic Mexican food made by real Mexicans who put a crack in the Taco Bell! (BLD $)

TORITO'S MEXICAN FOOD
2330 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 922-4057
Check out their Crazy Burrito - a house specialty. (LD $)

WAHOO'S FISH TACO
Ward Gateway Center
940 Auahi Street,
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 591-1646
A mainland chain pumps out Cal-Mex fast food in a loud, fun surf-shop setting. (LD $)

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PUERTO RICAN
(see Puerto Rican Food Glossary)


JACKIE'S DINER
Waimalu Shopping Center
98-020 Kamehameha Highway
Aiea, HI 96701
(Southwest Oahu)
Tel. (808) 484-0999
An eclectic mix of Hawaiian and Puerto Rican foods. (LD $)

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