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442 Uluniu St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2555
808-262-8656
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Japanese Food Windward Side

Celebrated my birthday at Tokoname with family. Very cute restaurant which can seat at least 40 inside and a few small tables outside. Food was very good. The peons are just enough to keep you satisfied so you can enjoy the tempura fried ice cream for dessert. You will not be disappointed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
Elaine S
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Kaneohe, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Kaneohe, Hawaii
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Celebrated my birthday at Tokoname with family. Very cute restaurant which can seat at least 40 inside and a few small tables outside. Food was very good. The peons are just enough to keep you satisfied so you can enjoy the tempura fried ice cream for dessert. You will not be disappointed. Even the side condiments that are served with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

On many occasions I see staff members that I supposed to be under the influence of marijuana, it really takes away from the entire experience. I've gone in the back area to the bath room and felt uncomfortable as the heavy smell of weed penetrateted my nostrils. Over all average food that's on the salty side and for the price... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We live in Kailua and frequently meet friends at Tokoname. We enjoy the friendly service, good food and pleasant atmosphere. The restaurant includes a sushi bar, indoor tables and bistro-style sidewalk dining. Reservations highly recommended. On nights we've been, the sushi chef has been fairly grumpy and I haven't thought the sashimi was that great (though maybe because my husband... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The staff was excellent and the food very tasty. The pricing was a little high but the quality was good.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I love this place the sushi its made to order and high quality. I got the miso salmon and it was fabulous. I highly recommend getting reservations even for a weekday. Only complaint is that the portions are quite small for entrees but this is pretty typical for a Japanese place. Good for a light meal

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Memphis, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed in Kailua during our stay and discovered this little place on our second night. It's not on the main roads in Kailua, but it's not far off. The food was delicious, incredibly fresh. The wine and cocktail list was perfect and they had a nice little patio area that was perfect for enjoying a light breeze. Staff was... More 

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Kailua
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Definitely enjoyed my plate! Great meal of fresh fish! I did get my tea but it wasn't refilled ever. The sushi was really great!

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Kailua, Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I usually get the firecracker shrimp and Lanikai roll. I just tried the white dynamite roll (not always available) for the first time last night and I'm hooked. It a small restaurant with very little seating, so I highly recommend calling ahead to make a reservation.

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Maui, Hawaii
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I have been to Tokoname in Kailua many times with my buddy to enjoin good Sushi and good Sake, but I would not go with my sweetheart for a romantic evening. Though the waitresses are friendly, the problem is the Sushi Chef. He makes good food, but he has the charm of a chain saw, to say it mildly. Maybe... More 

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Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have visited Tokoname in Kailua many times. The atmosphere here is far superior to their Manoa location, and the service generally is as well. I had the Spicy Tuna roll, while my wife opted for the Shrimp & Vegetable Tempura. We also shared some ahi sushi. The sushi was, as usual, outstanding, as was the Tempura & my Spicy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 442 Uluniu St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2555
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: 808-262-8656
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?