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Marukame Udon Waikiki

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2310 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
(808) 931-6000 ‎
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7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 937
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    Very good
  • 145
    Average
  • 35
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Nothing beats freshly made udon noodles but beware of the long line. We waited for about 40 minutes but it was worth it!! I ordered the curry udon and my husband got the most popular niku udon. The best part was the fried alacarte toppings to choose from!! I wanted to get all of them. Small or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
jingjing2x
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Centreville, Virginia
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Centreville, Virginia
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nothing beats freshly made udon noodles but beware of the long line. We waited for about 40 minutes but it was worth it!! I ordered the curry udon and my husband got the most popular niku udon. The best part was the fried alacarte toppings to choose from!! I wanted to get all of them. Small or large are the... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is by far one of the best tasting udons I've had. I had the Ontama and my wife had the curry. They also had a good selection of side dishes, which was awesome. I'm craving for udon!

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Thank rhernandez604
Toronto
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Freshly made Udon for a very good price ($5 a bowl for the basic noodle and broth). Can add sides such as chicken, shrimp, fish cakes etc... for a very reasonable price. Had the famous curry udon - although it tasted great, I found it a bit oily. Still prefer the basic flavor. Great eats for a very good price... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The long queue in the front of the venue, that`s a common picture. But the placing the orders and processing them go very quickly. The udon is great, good cooked and tasty, with the choice of some additions. And surprisingly cheap, like for Waikiki dinning. Highly recommended.

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Lagrange, NY
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234 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't let the long line at the door scare you. There is a reason there is a line and it is worth the wait. The Udon is fantastic. Very tasty and authentic. The tempura chicken, shrimp and eggplant were outstanding. I wish I had one of these in my home town!!

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Toronto Canada
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can see them make the fresh noodles, boil them & prepare the portions for your order from the sidewalk. We had the curry udon, tempura shrimps & vegetable balls & sweet potato. Everything was delish. This is a popular eating spot for a quick meal. The line up for lunch & dinner is extremely long. We normally eat off... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The line up is always long, though it moves rather fast. There are times when the line is a little shorter, but generally speaking, there is always a queue. A bowl of udon was very affordable and for a good size. The noodles had the perfect texture and taste, which made for a nice, easy meal when paired with the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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308 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everytime I am in Waikiki, I usually return to Marukame at least 3 times. To avoid long line ups, we dine in at breakfast (between 7-10am) when it isn't as busy, come in for lunch right around 10:50 for the 11am opening and avoid it completely after 5:30pm when the line up starts to form for dinner. Udon is fresh... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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127 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An udon place that is fabulous! It is like a virtual buffet line. When you stand in line, you keep thinking that the seats will fill up. It usually doesn't. Most importantly, the food is really great for the price. Try it.

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Thank SIG521
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a long line, that moves quickly through the cafeteria style serving. I ordered a shredded beef broth Udon soup, it was more then enough for 2 meals or to share...under $7 for a large....Mostly Asian diners but some tourists too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2310 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: (808) 931-6000 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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