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Formaggio Grill

305 Hahani St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2802
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Ranked #56 of 127 Restaurants in Kailua
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Kailua Road
Transit: Da Bus stops across the street on Kailua Road with service to 10:00 pm.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Kailua, Hawaii
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our first time at this restaurant. Pleasantly surprised by the quality of food. Surrounding are so/so and very ordinary. We were seated in a back room away from the main dining room, but this was quiet and good for quiet conversation. We had the mussels, lamb, lobster Mac and ribs. All was really delicious. The Lilicoi cheesecake was delicious. Highly... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The artichoke heaven is true to its name but beware, you may not make it to your meal. It's just that good. They have a fantastic wine selection and great coffee too. A nice atmosphere for the weekend.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Too overpriced for what they offer, 3 drinks 40 bucks before trip, I usually tip 20% but this place only rated 15, 8 diners, hit and miss with some not liking meals " don't recommend their version of gnocchi or paella. And some being disappointed because of lackluster service, mistakes that were avoidable, charging for an extra bread roll, however... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Wow! I didn't expect to find a world-class French entree at this reliably delicious old-faithful Kailua restaurant. But this evening I ordered the Beef Bourgignon for the first time in many, many visits -- and it floored me! I don't think I could find any better rendition of this classic bistro dish in Toulouse or Lyon or even Paris. The... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We have been going here for the last 3 years and by the changes in the menu the ownership must have changed hands. The portions were pretty much cut in half and the prices have gone up. the fish tacos had hardly any fish in them. It's too bad because we used to really like the ambiance and the food... More 

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
251 reviews 251 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
654 helpful votes 654 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The wine selection here is quite extensive with over 50 wines to choose from. This place is noted for their steaks, seafood and thin crust pizzas although I can’t comment regarding the pizza because we did not order the pizza. Live music is present every Friday and Saturday, although we did not experience the live music. My family of 4... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner here, but it is pricey.The food was good, but depending on what you choose it can really add up especially if you are with people who drink a lot.

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Indian Wells, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I am not a fan of pick up bars. I come for the drinks and the food. If a restaurant doesn't have that, I can't give it a good review regardless of how many single regulars insist this is the best place in Kailua to find a date. Because.. that is not why I am there. It is many months... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This place is open air, has a great bar, and always has talented live music on the weekends. Their appetizer bruschetta is to die for!! So good!! I also really enjoyed the Sangria. However, I have a dairy allergy and do not eat meat, and I have eaten there a few times. Depending on which chef is working that night,... More 

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Monmouth, ME
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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We grabbed an early dinner here on the basis of other reviews, but we were disappointed. Portions were small (for what you are paying), Service could have been better - we were never told what the specials were, for example. She had a salad and an appetizer - shrimp with hummus, an odd combination but good. He had salmon with... More 

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Additional Information about Formaggio Grill

Address: 305 Hahani St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2802
Phone Number: 808-263-2633
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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