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41-857 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1626
808-259-9800
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Ranked #6 of 22 Restaurants in Waimanalo
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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English first
Seaford, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We did an all day private tour of Oahu and asked to be taken to a local place. Keneke's was the place. For a little over $5 we got an awesome Kalua pig sandwich and a drink. It was our first experience here and it was phenomenal! The food was delicious and filling! We can't wait to come back to... More 

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A local friend highly recommended Keneke's for plate lunch, but I couldn't quite bring myself to eat solid food here given the rundown appearance. However, the shave ice looked too good to pass up, and we were not disappointed. The fresh ice (we had to wait a few minutes for them to make a new batch) was soft and fluffy--a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We saw a sign that they had shave ice and we'd been craving it all day. It was excellent. While we sat eating our shave ice, since it's impossible to drive and eat shave ice, we read the rest of the menu and noticed what others were ordering. This one guy couldn't stop talking about the plate lunch he had... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Their plates lunches are amazing! My favorite is the Teriyaki Chicken with (OF COURSE) mac salad. Even on the East Coast I still crave their food!

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Lancaster SC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

In my endeavors to make our Hawaiian trip the best that it could be I studied every piece of tourist info I could. Keneke's came HIGHLY rated for its excellent food. As I passed the building I had some reservations about stopping but when I gave my friends the info I had read they agreed to try it. We still... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were driving around exploring the island when hunger struck. We had heard good things about the plate lunches and thought we would try one. I am so glad we went here. The amount of food we got for the price was excellent and it tasted great. The mac salad was fine but the proteins and rice were awesome. My... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Don't be deceived by the outside appearance - the ice cream is really good, and I'm not one to praise every ice cream place. One scoop is huge!!!

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Newport, Rhode Island
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

As this place has gained in popularity, the taste and quality has gone down. Yes you get large portions but food was bland and overlooked. One order never made it out and we had to fight the crowds to get what we paid for.

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Fremont, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Lunch time and passing through the area. Stopped here because there was a line, which had to mean that it was either great food or a bargain. It was the latter. For the $8 plate lunch special, you get one choice of protein, which in my case was 3 large bbq chicken thighs, choice of rice or french fries, green... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We were advised by the owner of our vacation rental to get our lunch here and to eat it on a beach close by. So we did!. The place itself is really old but that is also a bit the fun of it. The lunch was freshly made and was absolutely ok for the money paid for. Go there for... More 

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Additional Information about Keneke's

Address: 41-857 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1626
Phone Number: 808-259-9800
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waimanalo
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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