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Dean's Drive-Inn

45-773 Kamehameha Highway (Adon Plaza), Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744
808-247-1300
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Ranked #12 of 113 Restaurants in Kaneohe
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We carefully planned our day trip around Oahu, including a stop at Dean's for a traditional Hawaiian meal. However, by the time we got here, we needed a restroom break, and were completely shocked to find that this restaurant doesn't allow access to theirs, even from paying patrons! They directed us to drive down the road to the town library,... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I were in the area after spending the day at Sea Life Park. We remembered watching Diner's, Drive-Ins, and Dives and seeing the episode about Dean's Drive-Inn. Totally unexpected. Food was amazing. Thinking about it now makes my mouth water. We were greeted by Dean and he asked if we ever tried the restaurant. Since we had... More

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We decided to check out this tucked away restaurant based on it being on DDD, as well. We were not disappointed. We were searching for some great Hawaiian BBQ, and found it here. We had the surf and turf and it was even better than most of the meals we had at the expensive restaurants around Waikiki. Definitely check it... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
974 helpful votes 974 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We live on the other side of the island so we had to plan our trip to Dean's Drive Inn after Guy Fieri's DDD got us excited about this place. We were first in line for a weekday lunch so we got a nice corner table. Our orders arrived quickly, service was friendly and Dean himself even stopped by our... More

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Beaverton, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Like some of the others here I made it a point to try while on vacation. I must say it was pretty good...I came here with family so I had the opportunity to taste the ahi belly with butter n capers, a little dry but tasted really good...the surf n turf...ahi cakes and Teri steak...sauces on both was good...you definitely... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

stopped in with a party of 10 after going to the sea world park one day. rack of lamb was gamey, surf n turf featured ahi fish cakes which were really good with the chilli aioli sauce. coconut shrimp was typical of fast food. only reason we went there was because of a recent cooking show feature. the host of... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We went based on Guy Fieri's DDD rec. Every table was taken when we walked in. At first, Dean seemed impatient and grumpy, but he warmed up while we were waiting for our food. He was really very gracious and accommodating. As soon as our food was ready, a table opened up...I had the coconut shrimp and my friend had... More

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Spokane, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Awesome food and service. I had the coconut shrimp and my husband had the ahi cakes. Both were very good

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Eugene
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great plate lunches and great service! I love the teri beef. It's in a hole-in-the-wall location that can be easily missed. Go get 'ono grinds from them now!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
974 helpful votes 974 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We never heard of Dean's Drive-Inn until it was recently featured in Diners Drive-ins and Dives. Long drive from Waipahu but we're happy we made the trip a few days ago! We tried the Island Fresh Ono (featured on Triple D), Surf and Turf and the Tofu Steak plate lunches. Dean came out a couple of times to say hello... More

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Additional Information about Dean's Drive-Inn

Address: 45-773 Kamehameha Highway (Adon Plaza), Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744
Phone Number: 808-247-1300
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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