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Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Authentic Japanese Restaurant. You can eat sushi, sashimi, sukiyaki....

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Japanese Restaurant in Honiara

The best Japanese restaurant in Honiara. Loved the food and the intimate and relax setting. The food is authentic and as fresh as you could get in the Pacific.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Lulu Z
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The best Japanese restaurant in Honiara. Loved the food and the intimate and relax setting. The food is authentic and as fresh as you could get in the Pacific.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We are not experts in Japanese food but our meals were delicious and we ate here twice. Pleasant premises and atmosphere. Be early or book to avoid disappointment. Prices are comparable to other places in Honiara - all are expensive.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Fantastic little Japanese restaurant, lovely place for lunch. They also have smorgasbord nights, which are a huge hit!

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Hakubai Japanese restaurant is located inside the Solomon Kitano Mendana hotel, one of the oldest in Honiara. It serves authentic Japanese cuisine and therefore is a favorite among both locals and expatriates especially their buffet dinner. Priced reasonably at S$175, there is a big selection of Japanese food. One big disappointment is of course the limited vegetarian options......in any... More 

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A very good restaurant for civilised meetings, rendez vous or just to escape. I used to go there regularly as a quiet refuge from the rest of this lovable but rather crazy city. I baled out to this restaurant several times when the traffic jam prevented me from getting home in any reasonable time after work If this restaurant was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

To be safe, I ordered the bento box. If this is the best Japanese restaurant in Honiara, then it shows the lack of options there are. The food tastes bland. The miso soup is like green water. The only good thing is the sushi which is a bit fresh. It is actually one of the worst Japanese restaurants I have... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We were quite surprised to find a real life Japanese restaurant in Honiara. However after being there for a while, we found several Japanese influences. The food was excellent and the sushi looked good (although the sushi chef was hidden in the kitchen). I got a teriyaki plate which was excellent as well as some sake. I was a little... More 

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Tuross Head, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a very good restaurant with a wide variety of traditional Japanese dishes. The sashimi is especially one of the best meals in the house and the food is always fresh and well prepared. The prices are reasonable, probably near the higher end compared to others in Honiara but still very affordable and good value for money. The service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very tasty and authentic Japanese food. This hotel in Honiara is owned by the Japanese, so it's the best spot to eat real Japanese Food. The staff are quite young and don't really seem to know what they are doing, but you do get what you order and the food comes quite quickly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The restaurant is not spacious and noisy, but the food is good and price is reasonable, Strongly recommend Shabu Shabu, sashimi and buffet on every Saturday evening. Good value!

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Address: Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
Location: South Pacific  >  Solomon Islands  >  Guadalcanal Island  >  Honiara
Cuisine: Japanese

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  • Address: Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Solomon Islands  >  Guadalcanal Island  >  Honiara

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Description

Authentic Japanese Restaurant. You can eat sushi, sashimi, sukiyaki....

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