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Luibueno's Mexican & Latin Cuisine

3.9
54 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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About

What began as a catering business in 2004 has become one of the North Shore’s best restaurants for Latin cuisine. Luibueno’s is a trendy, fun, lively place to be for dinner, drinks, and camaraderie! Using only the freshest ingredients, we are passionate about providing quality food and service at reasonable prices. Contemporary Latin fusion that is both imaginative and authentic, the menu is filled with delicious choices from tapas to entrees, featuring favorites such as the Camerones a la Plancha (Mexican prawns) and Callo de Hacha en Crema de Tequila (seared scallops in a tequila cream sauce!), as well as many more Latin dishes. The drinks are top-notch, using premium tequilas and liquors, with a great selection of Mexican beers! For fabulous food, friendly service, and great fun rolled into one, make sure to make your way to Luibueno’s!





Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Mexican, Latin / Spanish, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm



Dinner: Daily: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Happy Hour- M-F 4:00 pm-6:00 pm & Thurs-Sat 9:30 pm- 10:30 pm
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Phone number
(808) 637-7717
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Erik Anthony Remick
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Catering
For catering give Lui himself a call at (808)561-5150. He will be more than happy to sit down with you and customize your party menu. Feel free to get some ideas and check out our online menu at www.luibueno.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Amara Rd.
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Parking details
We are located in the Haleiwa Town Shopping Center, next to American Savings Bank, and The Bank of Hawaii. The large parking lot surrounding the Plaza has ample lighting at night and you will rarely have trouble finding a spot.
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Public transit
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
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
4.0
food
4.1
service
3.6
ambience
3.4
value
Noise · Moderate
85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 7, 2017

The food is very tasty. I am a vegetarian so I asked for the bean burrito without fish with the veggie ceviche- it came wrapped in the burrito and it was delicious. The atmosphere is relaxed.
The staff were Uber friendly!! My iPhone was almost dead so the waiter found a plug so I could charge it. I left my sunglasses there and they held them until I could retrieve them.

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Foodie (Hawaii)
2.0  Dined on May 29, 2017

Unfortunately, they had a new menu that was ok if you want a Side Street in experience. Luibueno used to be casual gourmet. Now it is just casual. The Paella was still on the menu, but it was sold out when we cam for lunch. My five friends and I left and went across the street to Kua Aina's and had a fabulous salad with Ahi on it for half the price of LB.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Moses was out waiter and he was very knowledgeable and very attentive. He made it a great night. I took my 2 year old son and it was nice to have a kids menu for him so I didn't have to order something mild. He took my son's order right away so he we could start with drinks and appetizers. He didn't wait for us to ask. He anticipated our needs. The food was really good. It's very hard to find good mexican food on the islands. I'd definitely would make the drive to eat there again. Food is very tasty. Not bland like many mexican restaurants here.

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ShanLoomis (Portland)
2.0  Dined on May 12, 2017

Cramped seating and bland food

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vipgolfgirl (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on May 7, 2017

Menu has a good variety of choices. Food arrived quickly.
The restaurant is small and the tables are very close to each other. Service was excellent!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
2.0  Dined on May 2, 2017

Ordered a single taco with shrimp. It arrived greased out to the max limp dripping with grease. The filling inside taco was somewhat of a greasy stew. Nothing refreshing at all on this order. Made me sick the entire day.

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vipBrian (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on April 30, 2017

This place is good for generic Mexican food and drink specials. It's a loud, cantina style and nothing special from my experiences dining in and out of Mexico and the US.

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KarenF (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on April 1, 2017

We were cramped in a table by the steps but the service was Excellent

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2017

The food and drinks were amazing !!! The service was friendly and fast!!

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spike747 (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

Blake, our waitress, was wonderful. The food was excellent, worth a visit.

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