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Kani Ka Pila Grille

2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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Ranked #60 of 1,956 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Waikiki
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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so cal
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner all Delish in a beautiful outdoor setting, staff is very attentive and great menu options, including daily happy hour

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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Poolside. Good, inexpensive breakfast every morning. Great happy hour with cheap drinks and pupus. The service staff do an excellent job. Really good value in the sunshine, overlooking the pool.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Entertainment perfect 7 nights a week. Service really good whether in the restaurant or pool side. Food was great lunch and dinner. Only downside is the exposure to the weather, several times during a 2 week stay the umbrellas were catapulted dangerously when the wind picked up!

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Nampa, ID
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Took a large group here for dinner. Liked having the local musicians play while we ate. Majority of group was happy with food and service, the other half was not. The appetizer was huge disappointment, but dessert was great. If the service had been a little better, I think everyone would have been happy.

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Kansas City
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178 reviews 178 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Every night this place had great Hawaiian music from 6 to 9ish. Drinks were good and food was tasty. Every music act we caught was excellent.

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Saint Louis
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114 reviews 114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We really enjoyed the musicians and the excellent service here. Our food was fresh and delicious. We had the pulled pork nachos and pork sliders. It was a little weird with hotel guests right next to us in the pool. Otherwise a good choice for dinner walking distance from our Waikiki hotel.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed at the hotel, and thought we'd try out this place for breakfast as it's well rated on TA. We ordered the french toast and the fruits, and were thoroughly disappointed. It didn't set a very good impression! The french toast was bland and boring (and obviously so from the photo attached), and the fruits were the most disappointing... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Make sure you stop here from 3-5pm for happy hour each day on your visit. Great timing after a day's shopping in Waikiki! Bar snacks are great and a good place for relaxing with a Mai Tai or two and listen to some great local Hawaiian music!!

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Pleasanton, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Breakfast served here next to the pool, lunch, dinner. Great bar, and as mentioned in my review of the hotel, local Hawaiian musicians played every night to really make you feel like you were in the Islands. Great wait staff and bartenders.

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Reasonable priced with great music. Traditional Hawaiian music at its best. The food service was on point. A lovely evening.

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Additional Information about Kani Ka Pila Grille

Address: 2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808-924-4990
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American

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