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Tanioka's Seafood and Catering

94-903 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, Oahu, HI
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Ranked #3 of 136 Restaurants in Waipahu
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Description: Take Out, Catering, Hawaiian, Japanese, Local food.
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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Located away from the bustle of Waikiki this small takeout is well worth the drive. This is the ultimate plate lunch deli and it maybe insufficient to call it plate lunch. Each time I go there is usually some new item on the menu. The cuisine is always creative and inspired. Nursing gout I needed a vegetarian menu (not something... More

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Waipahu, Hawaii
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Talk about 'variety'... we had it all! We did a quick pick up so that we could be 'on our way' to spend a day riding around the island. Ended up having a impromptu picnic by the beach near the East side. Never fails - eating at the beach makes everything all the more delicious. Didn't know what we were... More

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Los Angeles, California
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190 reviews 190 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We ordered the fried chicken, it was too dry because we ordered dark and got breast. We ordered the spam masubi, it was too sweet. We ordered Ahi, Marlin and Octopus poke...it was all perfect! Expect a line but it does go by very fast. There are plenty of people behind the counter to take your order.

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82 reviews 82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Take out only. Good parking. Mother's Day lunch line stretched out the door, took 30 minutes in total. Army of young men efficiently processing the orders. Tasty Poke and Okazuya. Not fancy or creative, but basic satisfying flavors.

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Pearl City, Hawaii, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Tanioka's has a large selection of local snacks and food. The poke (raw fish and other shellfish) is great! I love the musubi's and fishcake. Great for box lunches.

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Aiea, Hawaii
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Whether picking up a plate lunch or catering a party of 500, there's food that everyone will like! We've catered over a dozen family and work events, all were a total success! There is a great variety of food for sale as well as numerous catering menus. The food always arrives on time and the quality is always top notched!... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This is THE PLACE to go if you want the freshest and best prepared LOCAL fish & poke! Growing up in Hawaii it was always off to Tanioka's to get our pupu's or bento lunches but now that I live in the mainland they also cater to preparing the poke for shipping/travel back to the mainland!!! Just ask them to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

As a fisherman, I know my fish as I've caught my share of aku, ahi, mahi mahi, ono, etc., etc. Most fishermen also know how to clean and prepare the fish, with secret recipes handed down from grandpa. Although I rarely buy fish, much less poke, the poke at Tanioka's in Waipahu is one of the best I've tasted in... More

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

This place has hands down the tuna poke i've ever had. It is so fresh and well seasoned that I am counting the days to go back. I've had poke at high end restaurants but they do not compare to Tanioka's. Who would've thought that you can get incredible food from an unassuming deli in a strip mall? There is... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

It maybe a bit of a drive from Waikiki area however it is worth it. Doorman from the Prince turned us on to this place and we were very happy about the tip !!!

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Additional Information about Tanioka's Seafood and Catering

Address: 94-903 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, Oahu, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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