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2345 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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Ranked #517 of 1,920 restaurants in Honolulu
Cuisines: Korean
Neighborhood: Waikiki
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Neighborhood: Waikiki
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38 reviews from our community

81% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Any
English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We arrived at 7pm on s Sunday. Place was busy but the friendly waitress had us sested quickly. We were not overly hungry do chose dishes in pots. Most customers eere using the bbq in the table top. Service was friendly and quick. Food was good. We were warned not to yty a couple of dishes by thr waitress even... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This place used to be in the Miramar Hotel, right at the Eastern most entrance of the International Market Place.I found out they've moved across Kuhio Ave. (Since the Miramar and IMP are being torn down) Anyway this is the best Korean style BBQ in Waikiki. the past 6 months have ssen a significant increase in Kalbi prices, Island wide.... More

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Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I stopped in here today by accident. We were planning to go to another restaurant down the street, that is very highly rated on trip advisor, however the line to get in was coming out the front door. So, instead we walked down the street and stumbled across Mikawon and I am so glad we did! It's just a tiny... More

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Laurium, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This is seriously great food. A lot of reviews have said that this restaurant seemed dingy, but we thought it was thoroughly loved. This is sort of a hole in the wall place, but totally worth it. The food is top notch. We couldn't have been happier with our meal. The place with completely packed the entire time we were... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had been here before since this was our 7th time at Waikiki. It is a hole in the wall near one of the entrances to the International Market Place from the Kuhio Avenue side. Written on the walls are sayings and thanks from many of the visitors- local and international. The decor and atmosphere is not the greatest but... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Grilled chicken and ribs were tasty. Pretty dirty sitting outside though but that's not their fault. Good for take away.

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San Francisco, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

The food is delicious and authentic. The service is very friendly. It's a beloved little place that even Korean Air crews and ROK Air Force crews come to enjoy a hearty meal (evident by the numerous autographed drawings and notes of gratitude covering the walls adding to the hole-in-the-wall charm). Average price runs about $25-30/pp for a BBQ dish and... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The young man who greeted us didn't know where to seat us, and our waitress, although nice, was a little unattentive. That being said, the food was out of this world.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We wanted some good Korean food so we checked out this website. We went there and were treated like they didn't want us there. We order several dishes including the Bulgogi. This is a dish of cooked strips of meat that you eat in a lettuce wrap. The dish came and we asked about the lettuce and she said it... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This is the first time I tried Korean food, and I simply loved it!! It took us a while to find this restaurant, it's a small place hidden in one of the alleys in Waikiki. The decor was interesting, the walls were covered with messages/drawings from the patrons. There were about a dozen tables in the restaurant, with built in... More

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