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Tanioka's Seafood and Catering

94-903 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, Oahu, HI
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Ranked #3 of 137 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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Sudbury, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Don't expect a sit down dinner. This is good local fare you take away. We went in and picked up mikali chicken, fish cakes, fried chicken and garlic chicken. The fish cakes were delicious. I wish we would of got more. Our second favorite was the mikali chicken. Great flavor. The other chicken was good but a bit dried out.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Both my wife and I love this place so much we even had them cater our wedding. Great poke and plate lunch. This place is the bomb.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 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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197 reviews 197 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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166 reviews 166 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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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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