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Assaggio Italian Restaurant

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354 Uluniu St Ste 101, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2533
(808) 261-2772
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pasta dishes and great fresh Caesars

I have decided to eat at Assaggio once a week because it is so good. I can't ever recall being disappointed in any meal I have, except when my guest ate all my leftovers. It can get pricey though. I spent 45$ on dinner for myself last time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have decided to eat at Assaggio once a week because it is so good. I can't ever recall being disappointed in any meal I have, except when my guest ate all my leftovers. It can get pricey though. I spent 45$ on dinner for myself last time.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The food is too heavy and greasy, and the atmosphere is insincere. The cooks must have been recruited from Zippy's. The bruschetta is okay (who could ruin that?) and the desserts, provided by outside suppliers, are acceptable -- but overall I find Assaggio to be inferior by far to its competitor a half-block away, Baci Bistro.

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Savannah, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Food was fine. Nothing to write home about, but not horrible. Definitely overpriced for what you get. Service was good. No ambiance. Teeny bar with only three seats.

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Calgary, AB
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

As far as Italian restaurants go, this is not great, but there is lots of food and the seafood is plentiful. Don't go there expecting authentic Italian flavored, but pasta creations. No kids menu and no accommodation for kids. Easy to get into. Food (entrees) came out in waves so the table didn't eat together which was not ideal. Expect... More 

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Saskatchewan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Our waiter was attentive and made excellent suggestions. The food servings were huge. I was very glad he recommended the smaller portion as even though the chicken Marsala was the best I have ever tasted, it would have been much too large a serving. There were two negatives. We had phoned early for a reservation. When we arrived there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My wife and I visited Kailua Beach then stopped by to split a Dinner plate of chicken marsala for lunch best marsala we have had, heaping with mushrooms and the sauce was a little salty but addictive. Our server Kelly was spot on, her intuition of our needs precise. I would highly recommend this restaurant if you are in the... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great Food. Great portions. Friendly, treat you like family. Met friends who live nearby and had a wonderful time. Excellent desserts too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Celebrated my husbands birthday! His favorite dinner always includes the filet mignon with shrimp scampi (with appetizer portobello mushrooms). Of course you can't go wrong with filet mignon. "It was deliciously flavorful!", says he. My choice, that is so hard for me to waiver from is the chicken Picante. I love spicy!!! Scrumptious! Service...The entire Assaggio team was absolutely wonderful!... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The server was very attentive and personable. He advised the small portion which was more than I could eat and my friend who lives in Kailua agreed. The bread was fresh with a great crispy crust and butter. This was one of the best Italian meals I have had in a very long time. Make sure you don't miss out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We have eaten here before 5 years ago and we're very disappointed but last night was fantastic. Whatever was broken is fixed. In fact it was better than 6 months ago which was good. I had veal saltimboca that was amazing. I love that give smaller portion option which I took and brought some home. We had antipasto which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 354 Uluniu St Ste 101, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: (808) 261-2772

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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