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Hawaiiana Cafe

260 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Ranked #70 of 1,918 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Description: This is a new restaurant in the Waikiki area--evidently only about 4 months old. It is next to the Hard Rock Cafe. The phone number is 808-772-8879.
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English first
Marietta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We just happened upon this restaurant while walking the street near our condo. It is truly a hole in the wall and easy to miss. There is a small little outside dining area with one table and even smaller inside seating with 5 tables. The food however is great and the price is perfect. We split the Ahi Poke Roll... More

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El Paso, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

So after eating dinner in Waikiki for more than a week, these places can make your wallet ten times lighter that when you first appeared. Sometimes you want great food at a great price, and that is just what this place provides. It is a really sneaky location but managable to get to by foot. The owner introduced himself with... More

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New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Was taken here for dinner by a friend who used to live on the Island. It is definitely off the beaten path and hidden but it was exactly what we needed. It is right around the corned from all the hustle and bustle but the restaurant itself is very quiet. We were a group of 6 and sat outside. Prior... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This place is a little hole in the wall. If you aren't looking for it you will miss it, if you are looking for it you will miss it!! It's tucked back off the street and only has about 4 or 5 tables. There are a few outdoor tables as well. We had an order of fried rice, shrimp tempura... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Coming here for dinner, I really didn't know what to expect. This little cafe doesn't look like a Japanese restaurant, but man oh man, is the food good! We ordered the lunch combination sushi plate which had fresh and colorful sashimi and the garlic shrimp plate which was loaded with sautéed garlic and shrimp. At only 14 dollars a dish,... More

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Regina, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Loved the setting of this midcentury sushi garden. We tried a number of the dishes, on 2 occasions, and all were delicious. The owners were also nice. They have created a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy some great food.

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Seattle
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The Ahi Poke Bowl was delicious, great flavors (about $14). We also ordered the Teriyaki Beef entrée (about $14), which was okay, but the portion was pretty small and nothing to write home about. We would have gotten more of the Poke Bowls. The place is a small, hole in the wall eclectic place with outdoor seating, the owner was... More

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Bend, Oregon
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202 reviews 202 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Don't be put off by the old hotel entrance on Beach Walk. Pass by all the tourists in the ubiquitous Hard Rock Café and look for the signs to the tiny the Hawaiiana Café. This is a personal space with kitschy decorations that look like they've been there since the 60s and you'll likely to served by Cliff, the owner.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We ate here for dinner one night with our whole party (5 adults and 4 kids) and it was fantastic. It's a tiny restaurant, probably geared more for take out than dining in, but the owner set up a table outside for all of us. We had the beef donburi, kimchee fried rice, chirashi, garlic shrimp, fried mandoo, the spicy... More

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Clarklake, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Made reservations for 6, they set up a special table for us outside. It was great. The waiter was a great, silly & friendly guy who threw our plates to us frisbee style :) We ordered fried mandoo, edemame, seaweed salad and miso soup to start. FANTASTIC! Our meals consisted of dinner bento, Wakamwe Udon, rainbow roll, beef donburi &... More

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