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Hakubai Japanese Restaurant

Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Ranked #5 of 14 Restaurants in Honiara
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Authentic Japanese Restaurant. You can eat sushi, sashimi, sukiyaki....
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Authentic Japanese Restaurant. You can eat sushi, sashimi, sukiyaki....
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English first
Honiara, Solomon Islands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Located in the Solomon Mendana Kitano Hotel, the restaurant is a cool, clean, comfortable oasis in the CBD. Bento boxes are delicious and good value. Sushimi is great.Tempura is also recommended. Staff are courteius and friendly.

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australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I had high expectations based on the reviews. This is a safe bet in terms of fresh food and cleanliness and I would not discount it for visitors to Honiara. Having said that the food was very, very average and service was very slow. The place is very busy. This is likely because it is one of the few places... More

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Canberra, Australia
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278 reviews 278 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I dined at Hakubai restaurant during a recent business trip to Honiara. The menu offers good choice from fish and meat dishes through to vegetarian options. The food is well prepared and had plenty of flavour and taste.

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Ennis, Ireland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Once you know the menu, good value may be obtained. The service was fine, sit outside if it isn't raining, and try the Saturday night buffet

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

For the best sashimi in town, this is definitely the place to go to. My husband and I eat at this restaurant frequently and have never been disappointed.

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Hakubai Japanese restaurant at Mendana Hotel is a great restaurant with great fresh seafood and service.

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Wellington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The Hakubai is the one gem that you will find in the Mendana Hotel. A food oasis where one can find well preparared food. After two depressing meals in the Hotels Capitana Restauarnt I fled to the Hakubai for the rest of my evening meals. There is a good range of japanese style food choices, sashima, noodle dishes, japanese curries... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Lovely and quiet restaurant. Friendly and helpful staff. Good quality food. Especially the tepenyaki meal.

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Canberra
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Execellent food. Great decor. Very popular with ex pats. The vegetable tempora noodle soup and teriyaki dishes are excellent.

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Suva, Fiji
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Quiet and well presented, the restaurant is very welcoming and comfortable. The sashimi was nice and fresh and the service was delivered with a smile. My second time eating here and both times were very good.

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