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The Hibachi

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515 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: thehibachihawaii.com/

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  • 25
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  • 9
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wow the poke rocks!

It started raining one day after we were returning home from the beautiful Kailua beach, so we decided to park at the first restaurant we saw and have lunch. Oh dear, were we lucky! This is a small restaurant/snack shop without interior seating, but the food is really awesome and tasty. I've never... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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San Jose, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It started raining one day after we were returning home from the beautiful Kailua beach, so we decided to park at the first restaurant we saw and have lunch. Oh dear, were we lucky! This is a small restaurant/snack shop without interior seating, but the food is really awesome and tasty. I've never eaten better prepared ahi poke, with soy... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Staff is extremely helpful -- and allowed us to sample several types of Poke before choosing. The Poke and rice where excellent! In fact of our kids have now decided that Poke is their favourite food. Only dowside is that there are only three tables...so it is probably best to plan for take out.

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Hawaii
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

HIbachi is supposed to have real fresh poke. It may be true, but the taste aint that great. The barbeque items may be ok, but the prices are astronomical for anything in here. Staff is very friendly. I guess it is geared to tourists and busy, affluent Kailua residents.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nothing beats good poke salmon and tuna over rice with soy sauce. Also had meat skewers at $2.35 each for the beef which is fantastic. Not really a place for dining at only a few outdoor tables this is grab and go.

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you are looking for some fresh poke, cooked ginger salmon or an upscale lunch plate to take to the beach this is your spot. Excellent qualify ingredients and a full liquor store to boot. A must stop on your way to Kailua Beach Park or Lanikai.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Having never tried Hawaii Poke before we weren't sure what to expect. The awesome staff walked us through all the choices and let us try different things. It was all really well prepared and fresh and most of tasted great. The lamb, chicken and beef options were also really good quality. The food coupled with the bottle shop made a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Our first time at Hibachi, and our first time eating Poke - WOW!! It's a cute little market with parking in the back. The young man who helped us was super charismatic and gave us great service. We split a regular bowl with ginger salmon, oyster ahi and tako. It was all phenomenal, but we did get another half pound... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We love poke and this shop had great poke! We had two kinds both which were great. The young guys serving were really nice and helpful. We sat on their patio though wished we had taken it to the beach. I would definitely return here in the future.

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Rodeo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

What an amazing little store selling fresh poke of all kinds! I have to say it was the best i had so far! I had the ginger ahi poke and the salmon poke( i asked for a bit of both in a small container) and it was perfect! Makes my mount water thinking about it! So worth the stop!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Title says it all! Other than that, the staff was extremely helpful and informative to new poke connoisseurs and let people sample all the different types and flavors. Take out only, perfect to grab on the way to gorgeous Lanikai Beach.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 515 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pacific Rim

Description

thehibachihawaii.com/
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?