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Assaggio Italian Restaurant

354 Uluniu St Ste 101, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2533
(808) 261-2772
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Ranked #15 of 125 Restaurants in Kailua
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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52 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I am frequently invited to business lunches and dinners, and unfortunately, sometimes my hosts select Assaggio in Kailua, so I have no choice but to dine there. But I can't understand how or why anyone could call Assaggio the "[b]est Italian [restaurant] in Kailua" (my fellow reviewer Zachary R must not have discovered its half-block-away neighbor, Baci Bistro, which IS... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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142 reviews 142 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Had a wonderful meal with our family n Kailua. The clams are wonderful and everything looked great. A ton of options for everyone. The portions are huge and they always have Gish specials. You might want to make a reservation.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very good quality italian food. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and it has a good look to the restaurant. The portions are really big, I normally cannot finish my meal so you will have a lot to take home. The food is pricey, but if you want a nice Italian dinner with family or if you are on a... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Average food, being Italian usually we don't go to italian restaurant abroad but we gave it a try. Nothing special, might be appreciated by non-italian people. Quite a stereotype, and pricey. Generous portions.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The service was good and the food was really quite good. Italian always seems odd to me in a beach town, but sometimes after a day or two you want something different. This place does a good job of fitting that bill with a relaxed ambience that is a great change from the Hawaiian dives you will be grabbing quick... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

as far as good restaurants go! All dishes have been consistently delicious. The service is friendly and attentive without cascading into intrusive (Keegan is awesome). The atmosphere lends itself to conversation - i.e., you don't have to shout to be heard.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have eaten here a number of times and the food has always been good. The last time I went I had a friend of mine order a steak and he was really impressed with the flavor and service.

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This food was the most delicious, flavoursome italian meal I have had! The restaurant is ambient, the food is spectacular. It is a little off the main roads but don't worry about it. The food is worth it. We had the sausage pomodori and I dont remember what it was called but it had chicken, mushrooms and spinach with pasta.... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Oh man, where do I start? The food is amazing. My wife absolutely loves the Chicken Marsala. As for me I can NEVER decide what I want. When we want to celebrate something this is the place we go to. Aloha Ke Akua

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The Villages, Florida
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370 reviews 370 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Overpriced noodles. Dinner for two (just entrees), without beverage other than water, without salad, garlic bread ($5.90!), appetizer or dessert is nearly $50. Nevertheless, this writer will return. Stylishly appointed with Assaggio embossed white table cloths, and Mark Brown paintings everywhere, this upscale venue has the feeling of a New York city hot spot. The menu selection is extensive, providing... More

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