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Big City Diner-Waipio

94 Ukee St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797
(808) 678-8868
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Ranked #9 of 137 Restaurants in Waipahu
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Most recent review
- Aug 27, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Ginormous portions of good food. The place has really improved. The staff is accomodating (separate checks) & pleasant. Our party of 50 went for breakfast, food coming out was a bit slow but hot & perfectly done... Will be going again soon.

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I love this place! There are so many choices. I am always torn between the chicken paniolo salad and the Big Burger. The garlic fries are AWESOME! So is the sorbet and the bread pudding!! And the staff is always nice.

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Mililani, Hawaii
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is our favorite place to eat. The staff is always courteous and upbeat. They make our visit great. Manager usually makes his rounds to see how customers are doing. That makes this restaurant special. Thanks Big City Diner staff!

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Bel Air, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

So my family and I went here last night and had a pretty good dinner. If you haven't been here before, don't let the fact that it's called a diner make you turn the other way. Everything from a burger to the catch of the day (red snapper) was delicious. The service was excellent and the food came fast. My... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Need comfort food? Look no further. This restaurant has it all. Great salads, burgers, meatloaf, hamburger steak, chili, and a great variety of beers on tap. The service was exceptional and the manager came around to check up. Inside was a little to crowded and noisy but outside seating was perfect. Give it a try if in the area.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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105 reviews 105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This place has average food in good quantities at a reasonable price. It is noisy. However, I ordered my omelet "very soft", which to me means a little runny on the inside. It came solidly cooked. I sent it back, and the waitress was very polite and apologetic. An omelet came back, still cooked solid. Oh well. With enough Tabasco,... More

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Bradford, Massachusetts, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I treated my childhood friend to lunch and she picked this place. I had never heard of it before this...at the door we were greeted and seated quickly. The place was busy with weekday lunch crowd and we sat indoors as it had been raining off and on all morning. Our waitress was fantastic; friendly and so helpful, made us... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012 via mobile

Tried to get in with a large group on the night before the fourth of July at nine pm. The place wasn't crowded at all, but we were told by the manager Kim that they close at 10 pm and that it would be "close" whatever that means. So one of our moms mentioned Zippy's and the "not so skinny"... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012 via mobile

Stay home, save your money. The nasty breakfast specials are expensive and tasteless. A thin small overcooked porkchop resting on a tiny dried out buscuit then drowned on brown gravy is not worth $10. My companion's meal was unremarkable too.

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Muscatine, Iowa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012 via mobile

If you don't mind a loud dining experience then this will exceed your expectations. You can sit at the bar or wait to be seated inside or out. We chose inside. The kitchen was open to the dining room. I wasn't expecting much as in the quality of the food but you felt welcome when you came in and the... More

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