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The Hibachi

Japanese, Pacific Rim
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515 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout


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Best pokeh on island!

Great customer service and my favorite limu poke on the island! I love how they served my limu bowl (they sprinkled furikake on the rice and the poke had tons of onions).

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great customer service and my favorite limu poke on the island! I love how they served my limu bowl (they sprinkled furikake on the rice and the poke had tons of onions).

Thank Mailoha
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The variety of poke was great and the types of teriyaki impressive, pork, chicken and beef. They even have a number of side dishes including including sea salad and tako. It is a bit pricey but good food and generous portions.

Thank travel4002
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

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 

Thank ruxrux
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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.

Thank KevinNCL
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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.

Thank EastoEden
Seattle, Washington, United States
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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.

Thank dashark12
San Carlos, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

Thank drobinson99
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank David B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank Anne M
Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews
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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.

Thank Zoe M

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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: Japanese, Pacific Rim



Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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