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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

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  • 22
    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
Sushi and more - a local favorite

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
Mkass
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Kailua, Hawaii
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Kailua, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Took my family of four to Tokoname for sushi this evening and was not disappointed! We didn't have reservations but fortunately they were able to seat us immediately. That is not a common occurrence at this popular local's spot. We ate family style and ordered the Tokoname roll, Lanikai roll, and our favorite Spider roll. For appetizers we had vegetable... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 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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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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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
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?