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Hawaiiana Cafe

260 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Ranked #96 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
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Vancouver, BC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I went to this restaurant last week (October 2014) due to the large number of glowing reviews, and I was honestly quite shocked at how bad the food was. First and foremost, I need to do it justice and say that the sushi is not so bad that it will make you sick. Most people already commented on the dive... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Love this resto. Bring your own wine. You can get a decent bottle at ABC store across the street. Sushi is awesome and service is great. Definite 5 star. Love these family run hole in the wall type restos.

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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Decided to give this a try after reading the reviews here and it's very close to our hotel. This place has decent food but the price is not as great as the reviews have made it to be. We found the pricing is comparable to other restaurants. Not less but not more. The food was good. Definitely home cooking type.Garlic... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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