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Buzz's Original Steak House

413 Kawailoa Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3134
808-261-4661
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Ranked #11 of 125 Restaurants in Kailua
Price range: $0 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This is such a cute place tucked in and under tropical plants across from the beach. Nice salad bar. Steaks are a good size and very tender. The prawn pasta was to die for. Took leftovers home for another day. Be sure to make reservations as they get crowed early. No reservations, no worry, they also have great appetizers -... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is the quintessential "hole in the wall" that is a local institution. Growing up in Kailua, I've been coming here since I was a kid. Buzz's was also famous for "cash only" for the last 50 years or so. Now they have joined the 21st Century with a website and credit cards! Great bar - fantastic maitais - reasonable... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

When my husband and I go to visit family every year, Buzz's is one of the places we must hit... I literally dream of the calamari steaks all year long. This was our first visit for dinner (always have gone for lunch in the past), and my advise is to ignore the salad bar with the dinners, and just order... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We took our son here to celebrate his 21st birthday this evening and unfortunately did not have a good dining experience. Our server was not very friendly or welcoming and seemed to have an attitude for some reason. I had informed them that it was my son's birthday when I made the dinner reservation but they never acknowledged him throughout... More

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We liked it a lot, we just sat out side and had mai-ti's and appetizers , my wife liked the artichoke the best, nice place to stop after walking on the beach,,,

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We found Buzz's by chance when waiting for the rest of our kayak group to finish kayaking off of Kailua Beach Park. We walked over to this quaint, rustic, wooden hawaiian shack that is adjacent to a bridge on Kawailoa Rd. We were greeted with smiles and seated out on the patio in the front of the restaurant. Our waitress... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were visiting the beach right where this restaurant was next to and it was a truly great meal. Just so happened we sat at the "President's Table" where former president Bill Clinton and Hillary sat at and most recently Barak Obama, with Michelle and their 2 daughters. I wish I could remember what I ate, but do remember it... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Took my cousin & his wife there for dinner, since they were new on the island & wanted to experience a nice dinner with a local place instead of on base. I am not a local, but have travelled to the islands several times. The place a bit smaller, a little dark on the inside, but as we had arrived... More

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Frisco, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Two meals here in my week visiting the area. Both were fantastic. Service was great, awesome view of the beach, and the food was top notch. I definitely recommend you try the calamari steak.

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New Jersey
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243 reviews 243 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
640 helpful votes 640 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Since I was staying in Kailua, near Kailua beach and park I visited this restaurant 3 times for dinner, because I could easily walk to it. It is very difficult to get an outside table for dinner. You can have cocktails outside prior to dinner. Many locals eat here at the bar. The three of us started with three Best... More

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