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Hula Hut

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
West Austin, Austin
  • Don't forget it is Memorial Day today. You may want to call to confirm this place is open.
  • This place is famous for their Mexican food. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • Kina
    "The stuffed avocado was amazing as well as the fried shrimp tacos!"(9 Tips)
    Corey R.
    "Hawaiian fajitas and Mexonesian flautas are awesome!"(5 Tips)
    Social N.
    "I love their Chicken and Avacado Tubular Taco."(4 Tips)
    Eric A.
    "Yum! The Thai BBQ fajitas are delicious, highly recommended"(3 Tips)
160 Tips and reviews
  • Mexican food
  • fajitas
  • stuffed avocado
  • tacos
  • scenic views
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  • Jamey M.
    Jamey Maurer3 weeks ago
    Food was good but service was the worst we had on vacation. Had to ask for silverware and napkins. Had to get our drinks from the bar after they sat there for 10 minutes. Awful service ....
  • Brad H.
    Brad HagerApril 25
    Neat place to sit outside on the deck over the water. Great crowd, decent food and cold beer.
  • Norman E.
    Norman EllisMarch 22
    Pretty spot with cheap eats but not worth the drive from downtown Austin. You can do better.
  • Dianey S.
    Dianey SandovalFebruary 14
    Great Tex mex place... sit out doors if you can... I love the burgers!! It gets very busy on the weekends... parking may be a challenge...
  • Greg S.
    Greg StevensJanuary 11
    The stuffed avocado is kickass!
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenOctober 19, 2016
    Get here at sunset!
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenOctober 19, 2016
    Yum! The Thai BBQ fajitas are delicious, highly recommended
  • Kari T.
    Kari TaylorAugust 27, 2016
    Pu Pu platter
  • Clancey B.
    Clancey BAugust 13, 2016
    Doesn't allow dogs 😒
  • Suzanne E.
    Suzanne EisenhauerJuly 24, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Looking to indulge but not be too bad? Try the stuffed avocado as an appetizer with sides of diced tomato and lettuce. Delish!
  • Kyle W.
    Kyle WratherJune 22, 2016
    We split the Huli Huli Luau Platter and it was great. Good mix of a lot of great stuff: ribs, tacos, nachos, salad. The Mai Tai was great too. Also recommend the Tres Leches for dessert.
  • Holly H.
    Holly HuddlestonJune 4, 2016
    Great for a daytime cocktail outside.
  • Omar R.
    Omar RodriguezApril 26, 2016
    Very poor service and poor food. Server was stoned! The food is not worth the price, drinks either.
  • Madi R.
    Madi RaurellApril 24, 2016
    Tacos!! Fish tacos
  • Jeremy
    JeremyApril 8, 2016
    Chicken Tubular Enchilada....ask to add fajita meat (only $1 more). Heaven! Sit out back on the enclosed deck for best views.
  • Julie Y.
    Julie YeagerMarch 25, 2016
    The shrimp flautas were great!!
  • Trae F.
    Trae FFebruary 17, 2016
    Our uber driver took us here and it was horrible.
  • Adam K.
    Adam KusiakJanuary 18, 2016
    Great views
  • Veronica H.
    Veronica HughesNovember 9, 2015
    Fajitas and salsa
  • Scott Y.
    Scott YuenSeptember 30, 2015
    Love this place! They are owned by Chuy's so you know they will be good! It is the perfect blend of Hawaiian-Mexican Fusion! The view is great too!
  • Vonia
    VoniaSeptember 30, 2015
    Would return for the awesome ambiance.
  • Liana C.
    Liana CascianiJuly 19, 2015
    If you like avacado you have to try the fried stuffed avocado, perfect mixture of healthy but savory. Great food, crappy bartenders.
  • Kina
    KinaJuly 9, 2015
    Mexican martini is the best drink to get. The stuffed avocado was amazing as well as the fried shrimp tacos! Food was way better than I expected although Queso = watered down
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MöhleJune 13, 2015
    So damn crowded
  • 🌊 Christy G.
    Nice vacation vibe. Get margaritas and sit out on the deck.
  • Ana Karen M.
    Ana Karen MedinaApril 19, 2015
    Awesome place (the view and all the decoration) the food is ok, I only liked the burrito. It took more than hour to get me a table 😒.
  • John B.
    John BuckhannanApril 2, 2015
    Thai BBQ fajitas!!! Awesome atmosphere! Sat by the water. Love this place. Great food, great service.
  • Kevin G.
    Kevin GrantMarch 28, 2015
    Kind of like Hawaiian Olive Garden. As long as your expectations are managed, you'll have a good time. Great outdoor seating.
  • Jenn M.
    Jenn MMarch 26, 2015
    Awesome atmosphere
  • Ana Marie 💃
    Ana Marie 💃March 24, 2015
    You're here for the view
  • Brittany P.
    Brittany PitcelMarch 21, 2015
    Fajitas were awesome!
  • Kira M.
    Kira MaixnerMarch 14, 2015
    Eating outside will make you want to jump in the river and enjoy the water! Rent a kayak! Read more
  • The Tastes that Make the City
    The deep-fried stuffed avocado is the best avocado in Austin, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Austin. Read more
  • Ben G.
    Ben GreenspanJanuary 15, 2015
    The Kawaikini Stuffed Avocado is incredible, the atmosphere beautiful and warm even on a cold day, and the service outstanding.
  • Sivim L.
    Sivim LyDecember 31, 2014
    Free nacho chips and salsa as you wait!!
  • Anna W.
    Anna WeissDecember 12, 2014
    Good for brunch
  • Carlos V.
    Carlos VegaSeptember 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The Hawaiian fajitas are the best!!
  • Kenyatta M.
    Kenyatta McClainSeptember 5, 2014
    Great place to get away and chill
  • Tiffany C.
    Tiffany CampbellAugust 28, 2014
    Jack Daniels fajitas
  • Tiffany C.
    Tiffany CampbellAugust 28, 2014
    Outside view is nice but the water stinks!
  • Ariana G.
    Ariana GonzalesAugust 21, 2014
    The cheeseburgers! The service is so friendly and always wanting to help! Loved the outside seating/view and the small, but fitting, gift shop inside!
  • Linda F.
    Linda FelterAugust 8, 2014
    Sit outside (unless it's way too hot) order a frozen margarita (mango is my preference) and nosh on a pipeline enchilada full of queso deliciousness.
  • Britten W.
    Britten WolfAugust 7, 2014
    With few fans outside, you'll need a few cold drinks to stay cool on a hot day.
  • Cassandra S.
    Cassandra SchloserJuly 29, 2014
    Great drinks. Very Tex-Mex food
  • Amy L.
    Amy LarsenJuly 3, 2014
    Go for the pipeline!
  • Una
    UnaJune 29, 2014
    Ask for a side of jalapeño ranch!
  • Mark S.
    Mark SimmonsJune 28, 2014
    The shrimp quesadillas are fantastic!
  • Sadie S.
    Sadie SJune 4, 2014
    I've had my fair share of veggie burgers in my life, and I say with confidence that this one was the BEST ever.
  • Pila J.
    Pila JohnsonJune 2, 2014
    Nice place. Neat ambiance. Definite Hapa Haole era decor and feel. Interesting tex-awaiian cuisine. Great location on Lake Austin!
  • nancy g.
    nancy gonzalezMay 27, 2014
    The shrimp chile rellenó is a must! :p
  • Scott R.
    Scott RegisterMay 11, 2014
    Tubular Tacos!
  • Christine R.
    Christine RomeoApril 21, 2014
    Best place on Lake Austin to enjoy a view of the water and some great food. I recommend tubular tacos and a margarita!
    Upvoted Apr 1
  • J M.
    J MMarch 29, 2014
    Delicious and wait staff was really nice!
  • Whitney J.
    Whitney JardineMarch 22, 2014
    Chicken flautas with plum sauce. Do it.
  • Mike F.
    Mike FelderMarch 13, 2014
    Thai BBQ Fajitas are amazing.
  • Jana X.
    Jana XuFebruary 15, 2014
    Get the weekends specials, it's good and nice looking too :)
  • Ayari R.
    Shrimp tacos!
  • Apryl A.
    Apryl AshcraftDecember 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the queso compuesto. Mmmm. So good.
  • Michael L.
    Michael LukasNovember 16, 2013
    Have the key lime pie!
  • Michael L.
    Michael LukasNovember 16, 2013
    The coconut shrimp are to die for!
  • Hillary S.
    Hillary SmithNovember 14, 2013
    Wasn't at all impressed. Food made me sick. Dip was too spicy. Waiter had a lack luster personality at best. They add gratuity to your check without any warning. Don't waste your time.
  • Carolyn M.
    Carolyn McGintyNovember 3, 2013
    Beautiful view to enjoy a drink or two!
  • David J.
    David JSeptember 27, 2013
    The stuffed avocado is the food of Gods.
  • Susan D.
    Susan DavisSeptember 19, 2013
    Eating outside is amazing especially when there is a breeze! Parking is limited so be prepared to walk.
  • Stacy P.
    Stacy PalkaSeptember 6, 2013
    Nice place for a vacation feel. Nice outdoor deck and bar right on the lake!
  • Abhijeet K.
    Abhijeet KadamAugust 23, 2013
    mango poblano quesadilla with rita !!
  • Emily B.
    Emily BerriganAugust 11, 2013
    Great food but the service was really bad, she forgot to put our order in, and we still had a almost 3hr drive back home, needless to say was not happy about that!
  • Olivia Carolyn S.
    Olivia Carolyn SosaJuly 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite is Chicken Chili Relleno
  • Elei
    EleiJuly 21, 2013
    Totally love their mango shrimp enchiladas & wikiwiki shrimp & pineapple po boy. Beautiful setting where you can watch boat activities while enjoying your food & drinks with friends & family.
  • Annie C.
    Annie ChangJuly 19, 2013
    Stuffed deep fried avocado with green chile chicken. The best invention ever!!
  • Danilo G.
    Danilo GurovichJuly 14, 2013
    Walk up table at bar
  • Anton P.
    Anton PogoreliyJuly 8, 2013
    Fast and tasty
  • S. P.
    S. P.July 4, 2013
    The salmon tacos are better than the more expensive tuna tacos.
  • Shelby H.
    Shelby HendersonJuly 3, 2013
    Food here is great! I hope you get Shawn as your server. He's wonderful and very kind!
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah MattaJuly 3, 2013
    First time here and I loved it! Shawn was an awesome server! :)
  • Jayvin P.
    Jayvin PatelJune 29, 2013
    The salsa here is awesome!!
  • Eric K.
    Eric KelmJune 24, 2013
    The pork tacos were pretty good. Pastor-style.
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MitchellJune 23, 2013
    Get the Hawaiian fajitas! They're amazing!
  • Christopher W.
    Christopher WigginsJune 18, 2013
    One my favorite places to visit when I come to Austin
  • Jess P.
    Jess PendletonJune 10, 2013
    45 minute wait, don't go on a Sunday unless you really, really like this place. Also, not the restaurant's fault, but there were children running around everywhere, knocking stuff over. Stop it.
  • Chic
    ChicMay 22, 2013
    It's like Jimmy Buffet took a shit in here.
  • Donnie R.
    Donnie RolandMay 15, 2013
    Always get colors and picture for kids.
  • Ronnie M.
    Ronnie MoyeMay 8, 2013
    Valet park! Only $5! Otherwise, parking is terrible!
  • Carlos M.
    Carlos M.May 6, 2013
    Great Food and Great drinks.
  • Tee R.
    Tee RafMay 4, 2013
    Great food, great service. Try the Hawaiian punch!
  • Zach B.
    Zach BrannerApril 21, 2013
    Try the Huli Huli Luau platter, you won't be disappointed!
  • Amanda C.
    Amanda CummingsApril 6, 2013
    Fajitas fajitas fajitas
  • Hugo R.
    Hugo RojoMarch 25, 2013
    That was one large enchilada. Love, love, love the view of the lake.
  • Andy S.
    Andy StockbergerMarch 13, 2013
  • Henry G.
    Henry GregoryMarch 11, 2013
    Watching the sun set over the river, eating amazing fajitas... it doesn't get better.
  • Jessica F.
    Jessica FradonoMarch 8, 2013
    I AM NOT RECOMMENDING the food!!! It is ok, but being on the water is what I like about this place. And the Mexican Martinis :)
  • Jolene J.
    Jolene JangMarch 7, 2013
    Kawakini avocado, tasty
  • Ana D.
    Ana Desivojevic SchweizerFebruary 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Ribs woooorth trying!!!!
  • Kyle B.
    Kyle BunchFebruary 24, 2013
    The food is Tex-Mex with Hawaiian influences...but the real reason to come is the view from the patio, perched over the lake.
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MountcastleFebruary 16, 2013
    My favorite place in austin
  • Guy🇬🇧 G.
    Guy🇬🇧 GambleFebruary 12, 2013
    Hula Hunt does not have cocktail sauce and serves shrimps; go figure?!? Had to take my shrimp poorboy to Long Johns for sauce!!
  • Adam S.
    Adam StallmanJanuary 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Hawaiian Fajitas are amazing and you can't beat the Lake Austin atmosphere...
  • Joanie R.
    Joanie RodarteJanuary 12, 2013
    Get the fajitas Hawaiian
  • Danny B.
    Danny BrownNovember 3, 2012
    mango, peach Rita's on the river , what else???
  • Marranda R.
    Marranda R.October 7, 2012
    Love love this place...shrimp flautas are the Best!!!!
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