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KUNI Restaurant

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94-210 Leokane St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2131
(808) 671-7270
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Family Resturant

If you looking for a nice family restaurant this is it. Been around for ages and the area and decor is dated but it's always busy. Fresh pies is what i remember and the food was good. Most visitors will not venture to Waipahu to eat here but do you'll enjoy the food. Friendly manager will tell you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
Gordon Y
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Lihue, Hawaii
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food with beer available. Very friendly staff and extremely hospitable owner. Local favorite to da max!!

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Thank Good-oFood-o
Waipahu, Hawaii
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the flavor of this Japanese food. I always order a Teishoku and plenty of vegetable, miso soup and rice are served with your main entree. Oh yes, I can't forget to mention the rice. I would say the prices are comparable to many other places. The manager is always welcoming and the service is fast . I never... More 

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Thank AdventureAwaits58
Key West, Florida
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Manager was a great guy and fun to talk to. Chicken Teriyaki was not very good, and the rest of the dish was average at best.

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Thank JoeRivera1966
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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141 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Small Japanese restaurant in Waipahu, see my reviews on Waipahu Cafe regarding the type of neighborhood, that's popular with the locals for food and drinks. What we call in Hawai'i as a "pau hana" place. It's where a lot of people stop by after work to have drinks and pupu. The food in the restaurant is good but not great.... More 

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Thank Lopaka M
Lihue, Hawaii
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you looking for a nice family restaurant this is it. Been around for ages and the area and decor is dated but it's always busy. Fresh pies is what i remember and the food was good. Most visitors will not venture to Waipahu to eat here but do you'll enjoy the food. Friendly manager will tell you what the... More 

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Thank Gordon Y
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

A visitor to the area may feel out of place when stepping through the doors of this restaurant and bar but do not be dissuaded. The owner/manager is exceptionally welcoming with a super sense of humor. When in doubt as to what to order due to the expanse of the menu, throw yourself onto the mercy of the wait staff... More 

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Thank CaptainBlackie
Honolulu, Hawaii
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I eat here regularly. The teishoku is great. Quick service, good tempura, priced well. Friendly manager and waitresses are helful.

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Thank jayson O
Honolulu, Hawaii
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

item is not on the menu. one of those things where old time customers just know about it. bring your appetite. would be great if you have four people like a foursome in golf. just sit back and enjoy. do not be surprised if they move you to take two tables. that is how much food comes out .... and... More 

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Thank leslie i
Irvine, CA
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250 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

We drove from North Shore to have a family dinner here. Everything on the menu is great and the service is unbeatable.

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Thank etan92612
Honolulu
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54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Mom had sukiyaki while the rest of us had teishoku. Everything from the miso soup to the green tea was delicious. We've been coming here since I was a little girl. My favorite is the tofu steak, they bring it to you while it is still sizzling. If you are lucky enough to see the owner he may do some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94-210 Leokane St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
  • Phone Number: (808) 671-7270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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