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All 137 Waipahu Restaurants

Kunio Restaurant

94-799 Lumiaina St Ste 2F, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-5046
(808) 680-9188
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Ranked #9 of 137 Restaurants in Waipahu
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our family at one time were regulars here - we came every week - but the food is just not as good anymore. The steak tends to be overdone and dry, the sushi rolls have gone way up in price but seems to have shrunk in size. They do make a grat shrimp tempura but the other things that we... More 

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Kapolei, Hawaii
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I used to like this restaurant because I like japanese food and the location is great for me and it's a step above the "genki sushi" type restaurants. Sometimes you like a restaurant and once in a great while they may get something wrong like this time my sizzling ribeye was overdone. I normally would not hold it against the... More 

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206 reviews 206 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
602 helpful votes 602 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I had some business clients in town and had taken them to the outlet mall over at Waikele. Located on the west side of Oahu, with easy exit off the H-1. After the wives spent all of our money at the Coach outlet my guest were hungry. I remember hearing about Kunio. So we headed over by walking just few... More 

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Floral Park, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Several staff at our resort recommended this local "mom and pop" sushi restaurant. There was a wait for our group of 8, but not too long. Food was great - wonderfully fresh sushi. Local butterfish specialty was great too, though I preferred the Miso version to the other. Prices were high, but not unexpected. Hawaii often has prices like Manhattan.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Kunio Restaurant is a really great place to go for lunch or dinner and it's conveniently located in the Waikele Premium Shopping Outlets on the west side of Oahu right off of the H-1. It's a quick ride too if live or are staying on the west side of the Island and don't want to travel too far in probably... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We only came here because a lot of the other eateries were closed for renovation. I had a noodle soup and it wasn't as tasty as other places and yet twice the price. It is crowded and busy and pricey. We wanted healthy and that was the only reason we went there.

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Everett, Washington
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155 reviews 155 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

People were waiting outside the door when they opened at 10:30 a.m. on a weekday. Capacity is large so everyone was seated, but it did fill up rapidly with new arrivals. The customers appeared to be mostly locals. Everything we ate reminded us of Japan. Their menu is long, with a huge variety, so it took a long time to... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

My family loves this restaurant. We eat here at least twice when we visit HNL. When we used to live nearby, we ate here at least once a month. :) The service is great, the food is great. They have a surf and turf special which is yummy (steak with herbed butter and some lobster) and their combo menu is... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
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87 reviews 87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Irashimasen! We go to this restaurant often, to celebrate special occasions or just to go to get good tasting Japanese food with great service. The waithelp here always make us feel comfortable. You can tell that they really enjoy their work because they're always smiling and are eager to be sure that we're pleased with the service. The food is... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I got a sushi combo lunch and was pleasantly surprised. The quality of the sushi fish was excellent, and the meal was well priced. One complaint: they no longer serve green tea ice cream! But the Baskin Robin two stores down does.

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Additional Information about Kunio Restaurant

Address: 94-799 Lumiaina St Ste 2F, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-5046
Phone Number: (808) 680-9188
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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