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Tanioka's Seafood and Catering

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94-903 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, Oahu, HI
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Take Out, Catering, Hawaiian, Japanese, Local food.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This family owned business never fails! My husband and I had returned from our trip to find that our gift certificate had expired the day before. We immediately called and whomever answered the phone said, "no worries, we will still take it." So happily we headed down on a Saturday and it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Jeanette G
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English first
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This family owned business never fails! My husband and I had returned from our trip to find that our gift certificate had expired the day before. We immediately called and whomever answered the phone said, "no worries, we will still take it." So happily we headed down on a Saturday and it was definitely bumpin, packed - line going out... More 

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Dayton, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Go to this place and get some poke and fried noodles. Try the spam musubi everyone of the island loves. Small hole in the wall place but very authentic.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you go on the weekend during lunch time, you may have to wait 20 minutes in line. The parking is really bad BUT the "bento" type food is worth the wait. The staff is also friendly which is a big plus for their business.

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Haiku, Hawaii
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

After friends recommended Tanioka's, we decided to go and find this place. Thanks to previous reviewers, we knew that the place is located next to Seven Eleven and we had to make an u turn. However, they don't have public restrooms. The nearest public restroom is down the block at Carl's Jr. There were heavy metro construction and finding a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Love this place. My family's favorites are limu poke, spicy ahi and tako. Always a must-visit when we go to Oahu. Thanks Tanioka's!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The poke here is made with fresh fish! The flavors amazing! The only draw back is sitting in the traffic to get there. But it was well worth it.

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Tanioka's is an Island favorite location for poke(all styles of seafood chopped and seasoned Hawaiian style), Bento(Japanese box lunches), but their signature cone sushi is the best there is! It's the kind of sushi that was made "in the olden days" in Hawaii. Large cones--not the dinky Japan-style inari. If you go anywhere near lunch time...expect to stand in line.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

had no trouble finding taniokas despite the major construction going on for new metro line but were slightly underwhelmed by the poke. great local spot with lots of selection and good prices but truly our local japanese restaurants here in vancouver serve dramatically more melt in your mouth tuna than we found in the various pokes we tried. glad we... More 

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Lihue, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Bento plates are great. You go though the line and pick up the poke and seafood that you want. Along the way don't forget to pick up a few bento boxes and drinks. Always busy always good.

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Busy Busy Busy! Line up, grab and go - that's it! No wine-ing and dine-ing. Awesome beach picnic and party food. Tasty poke. Get in line and go! That's all!!

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94-903 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, Oahu, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Take Out, Catering, Hawaiian, Japanese, Local food.
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

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