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Tanaka of Tokyo East

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131 Kaiulani Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI HI 96815
(808)922-4233
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food and Service. Reasonably Priced.

A really good meal prepared at the table by a personable and entertaining chef who put on a bit of a show as well. Our family had a set menu which included a small salad, miso soup, mushrooms, onions, green peppers, bean sprouts and shrimp as well as steak, chicken and salmon that was all was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Rick L
via mobile
Good for:
  • Reservations

100 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • German first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A really good meal prepared at the table by a personable and entertaining chef who put on a bit of a show as well. Our family had a set menu which included a small salad, miso soup, mushrooms, onions, green peppers, bean sprouts and shrimp as well as steak, chicken and salmon that was all was beautifully cooked to order.... More 

Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Had a great experience here. Great food. Good show. We were the only Westerners in the place when we went. Added to the fun. Recommend.

Kenyon, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our group of 13 loved this place! Excellent food, excellent service and entertaining - what more could you ask for! Not one person complained about their food - pretty good for that large of a group. A wide variety of entrees were ordered - steak, chicken, shrimp, lobster, tofu and all were delicious! Even my 10 year old daughter loved... More 

Tacoma, Washington
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the tasty dinner. I would definately go again. Try the Mango Mai Tai!

Honolulu, Hawaii
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Because of the holiday season, visiting mainland friends were not able to get a reservation at their preferred restaurant, so their hotel steered them to Tanaka of Tokyo at Kings Village. Located on the third floor (no elevator that I could see) of this worn out tourist trap in the heart of Waikiki, ToT East was OK, but nothing to... More 

winnipeg
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We were seated with 6 other people at a large half mood table, since my partner and I are vegan, we opted for a vegetarian dish with tofu, and so they were sure to cook all the veggies first for us with no butter and then proceeded with the meats for everyone else. I will say, they veggies could have... More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We visit this restaurant on every trip to Waikiki. The service is great, and much more authentic than similar restaurants on the mainland.

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Delicious food and great staff, we really enjoyed our visit! The way they cook for you, you will be sitting around and seeing when the food is being cooked 👍

Ft. Lauderdale
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Being a big fan of tepanaki cooking, (hibachi) this restaurant exceeded my expectations. Sans reservations, two of us arrived at 8:15PM for dinner. Understand that seating for this type restaurant usually requires a minimum of 3 or 4 people. After a few hurried phrases back and forth between the staff,we were seated immediately. This is a relatively small seating area... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Good food, fresh and nice. Waiters are a bit inexperienced we ordered way too much for four of us and he should of told us that when we were ordering. Will go again, nice clean tepenyaki place. Expensive!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 131 Kaiulani Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI HI 96815
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: (808)922-4233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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