I LAVA Tacos

I Lava Tacos: A Little Food Truck Serving the Biggest Taqueria Flavors in Maui
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

I Lava Tacos is a food truck located on Hana Highway at the Old Haseguwa Gas Station Food Court. Whether you are a long-time fan of Mexican food, or new to this spicy fare, you are going to fall in love with the fabulous menu, the over-the-top friendly service, and the easy-on-the-wallet prices. 

- The HawaiianIslands.com Local Expert Team

Hawaii is a creative, welcoming melting pot of colors, flavors, cultures, food, drink, and aloha! There’s no other place on Earth where all walks of life from all corners of the world can gather together, explore new things, and enjoy celebrating life! 

One of the many hidden treasures in Hawaii has a huge heart and food with huge flavors. It’s actually a little yellow food truck that locals and visitors are loving for its absolutely delicious Mexican, and Hawaiian fusion of goodness. It’s called, I Lava Tacos and is located on Hana Highway at the Old Haseguwa Gas Station Food Court. Whether you are a long-time fan of Mexican food, or new to this spicy fare, you are going to fall in love with the fabulous menu, the over-the-top friendly service, and the easy-on-the-wallet prices. I Lava Tacos is getting amazing reviews because this charming and colorful food trailer is serving the biggest taqueria flavors around. It doesn’t even matter what you order here — you can’t go wrong!  Anything and every authentic item on the menu taste better when teamed with their house-made chips, guacamole, and salsa…scrumptious.

Tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, every single thing you order is made right on the spot and features the freshest Island sourced ingredients. The Carne Asada, grilled marinated steak is tender and literally melts in your mouth. The Tinga Chicken is over the top in flavor and texture thanks to its long simmer in a tomato chipotle garlic onion broth. Top it off with the house-made salsa that is a touch of heat and a touch of sweet. Get ready because it will simply make your taste buds tingle. Take a look at I Lava Taco’s menu specialties. A top seller, the Elote roasted Mexican sweet corn is so fresh and so sweet. “Ono” and then some! Simply walk up to the window, place your order and find a spot in the outside seating area to enjoy every single bite. Here’s the delicioso Lava Taco specialty menu.

Baja Fish Taco Plate
Lightly seasoned fresher than fresh fish, chipotle lime crema, vinegar slaw, chopped tomato and cilantro with pinto beans, Spanish rice, and freshly made on the spot tortilla chips

Smoked Marlin Dip
Guava wood smoked marlin, grail chive, cracked pepper, sour cream, and lemon with fresh corn tortilla chips.

BRC
Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike go for the wonderful burrito packed full of hearty beans, rice, cheeses, tomato, onions, and freshly chopped cilantro.

Guacamole & Chips
Freshly picked Hana avocados blended with secret ingredients create the best creamy dip that goes perfectly with the house-made fresh tortilla chips

Elote
Irresistible roasted Mexican street corn on the cob seasoned with the perfect blend of mayo, cotija cheese, chili seasoning, and lime juice.

 Terrific reviews from satisfied customers from all over the world speak for themselves! Feel free to leave a review and share the, I Lava Taco love, too. “Incredible!” “My favorite spot in Hana,”100% authentic, and taken to a whole other level!” “One of the biggest and best burritos I’ve ever had!” “Hands down, the best tacos I’ve ever had!” “Their Lava Lava sauce is the BEST!” ” It doesn’t matter what you order here…you can’t go wrong!” 

Are you hungry yet? Then get over I Lava Taco.  It’s fascinating that all this BIG flavor is tucked into one little food truck, but it is. The two friends that own I Lava Taco are always excited to welcome and serve you with a smile to brighten your day. Make sure you take a minute to say, “Aloha and Mahalo!

Insider Tip:
I Lava Tacos is carryout only. There is a community seating area, some tables have umbrellas, located outside. This eatery is family-friendly and welcomes children. Wear casual, comfortable clothes, a hat, shoes, and bring sunscreen and sunglasses.