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Grass Skirt Grill

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Sandwiches, Barbecue
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66 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-2406
(808) 637-4852
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Grass Skirt Grill, Haleiwa, HI

However, sushi is not for everyone; so while that was my wife's choice for lunch today, I elected for something more American, and generic! The Grass Skirt Grill, for casual dining on Oahu's beautiful North Shore, is all about burgers - fish burgers, that is, as our sign out front... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
MTNClimber2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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697 reviews 697 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
1,068 helpful votes 1,068 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

However, sushi is not for everyone; so while that was my wife's choice for lunch today, I elected for something more American, and generic! The Grass Skirt Grill, for casual dining on Oahu's beautiful North Shore, is all about burgers - fish burgers, that is, as our sign out front boasts, " Fresh Mahi & Ahi Daily". However, we recently... More 

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Texas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Unfortunately for everyone, this place is now closed. The building was sold. Not to rub it in, but the food was truly amazing when it was open. It's a shame it will no longer be an option as it was one of the best places to eat fresh food from a rather crappy selection in Haleiwa.

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Tampa, FL
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127 reviews 127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was supposed to be a wow. We just found it average. The food was ok, fish sandwich, and a meager amount of shrimp for the cost. The garlic fries were the best part!

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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We discovered this hole in the wall amongst all the others in Haleiwa years ago. Met Johnny and have learned about his story. He is not only a fixture in town but a true character. He may not have the showy place but he demands the best quality ingredients, hence the great food. Everyone mentioned the fish and the shrimp.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We enjoyed lunch here on a warm February day, and got the coconut shrimp, pulled pork, and garlic fries. Everything was super tasty! I thought the prices were quite reasonable, and the portions were large. The inside was crowded and small, but we grabbed a table outside, and it was great!

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Oahu, Hawaii
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My husband had the Ono plate and I had Ahi plate. Choice of brown or white rice. I like brown so I was pleased it was offered. The salad on the plate was full of fresh greens and had a very good dressing. It was a perfect amount of dressing, not drowning in it. Ripe tomato slices on top that... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Long time vacationers on the North Shore. We have eaten lots of places and this is one worth a return visit. Food was very good and a fair selection. Everything was fresh and fixed to order. The ahi was scrumptious and the raspberry tea a pleasant surprise. Great lunch spot.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you're looking for a fast and relatively inexpensive bite to eat, Grass Skirt Grill is a great stop in the town of Haleiwa. Though not much in the way of seating and ambiance (there are only about 4 tables outside near a parking lot), the food is great and the service is pretty quick. If you're a fish lover,... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Let me start by saying that everything we ate was delicious ...but...it was just around 1pm and we ased for brown rice...they were out.. asked for coconut shrimp...they were out...so we had to settle...again everything tasted awesome...it just wasn't our first choices. ..also the owner seemed a little grumpy...maybe we caught him on a bad day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This is he BEST Hole In the Wall you will ever enter. Superior food! Worth the wait in line!! Don't go there for ambience, go there for the bliss they offer in every dish

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Additional Information about Grass Skirt Grill

Address: 66 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-2406
Phone Number: (808) 637-4852
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: (808) 637-4852

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?