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94-210 Leokane St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2131
(808) 671-7270
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

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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
    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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Lihue, Hawaii
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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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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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Irvine, CA
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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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Honolulu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

I have been coming here since 1991. And in all that time I have never been disappointed. The food is excellent, the quality is grade A, and they treat you like family. I never get tired of Kuni's. Parking can be a problem on a busy night, because they share the lot with other businesses. The karaoke can get a... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

We had a great, memorable dinner. We each ordered the 1 item option (chicken Katsura, chicken teriyaki, and tempera shrimp/veggies). We really enjoyed our dinners. At one point the owner turned off a all the lights as he carried a birthday cake to a table and got the whole restaurant to sing! There was also a band and karaoke next... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

My family and I have been coming to Hawaii about every year for the past 31 years to visit family. Kuni's is my favorite place to eat anywhere! They have great Japanese family-style food and a very large selection. With your order you'll get all the yummy sides--salted cabbage, salad w/ginger dressing, miso, bean sprouts & a huge pot of... More 

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Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2009

Delicious food, quick reliable service, good price. The BEST TOFU STEAK arrives sizzling hot with bonito flakes dancing around. The BEST TERIYAKI STEAK for at least the last 35+ years. The BEST NISHIME- not too sweet. Good tsukemono and miso soup. I love their shrimp tempura and the nabeyaki, udon, and domburi's are great as well. They are known for... More 

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Additional Information about KUNI Restaurant

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

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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, Sushi
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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