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Morio's Sushi Bistro

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1160 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
took 3 months to reserve a spot in this tiny restaurant

When we first drove up to the restaurant my wife noticed a couple of homeless people in front of the restaurant, but that didn't scarce us off. So we had made reservations 3 maths prior and was looking forward to this meal, and I had bought some sake across the street to serve to the chef Morio... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

When we first drove up to the restaurant my wife noticed a couple of homeless people in front of the restaurant, but that didn't scarce us off. So we had made reservations 3 maths prior and was looking forward to this meal, and I had bought some sake across the street to serve to the chef Morio, The restaurant is... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Morio's Sushi Bistro is a very popular small local sushi bar and restaurant. Reservations are required, sometimes up to three months in advance. If you are lucky, you may be able to pick up a cancellation. Although recently remodeled so now ten can sit at the sushi bar, the restaurant only seats about twenty in two seatings at 6:00 pm... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA
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213 reviews 213 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Waited a while to eat here. Was a little disappointed but the food was good. It was a great value and you can't go wrong with the price of the omakase. Felt a little rushed as they wanted to go home. BYOB makes it an even better value. Will go there in another 3 months.

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san diego
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I have been at Morio's several times. great sushi and need to make reservations 3 months in advance because they only have 20 seats with two seatings a day. Now there is a catch 22. I called for my "3 month later" reservation and got the answer" we are pretty busy, and we do not want to take reservations too... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

so I came from Toronto, a city with not many Japanese population nor Japanese restaurants. the authentic sushi places in toronto are SO expensive. n i came to Hawaii, mind-blown seeing Oahu is very Japanese-dominance (which is not a bad thing). a lot of authentic japanese restaurants (not comparing to Japan of cause, but comparing to Toronto) Morio's not super... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This was "my first time" at Morio's and didn't know what to expect. Was invited by my boss and his daughter to join them and 20 something of their friends and neighbors for the 8:30 pm seating on a Wednesday night. I had heard that this place had only two nightly seatings and it's booked months in advance, so I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

morio's is the best sushi on the beach. small, intimate, morio is a great personality and has great fish. he is only open from 6? til 10 or 11 and is always packed at the first seating reservations recommended. 2 weeks in advance sometimes. there is outside seating but you dont want that. you need to be in the bar... More 

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Elk Grove, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

It is my first time to eat there based on TA & yelp reviews. The restauant is small (4 seats for sushi bar & 5 tables). We orderd the sashimi platter, toro, scallop, and amaebi. All are fresh & sweet. The nigiri comes with 3 pieces. The service is excellent. The waiter even offered us the free beer. What's a... More 

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Houston, TX
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

My friend and I heard about Morio’s from a helpful staff member from our Aqua Aloha Surf and Spa hotel when we asked for a good (but not too expensive) sushi restaurant. Although it was annoying to actually get a seat there (keep reading), it was well worth the wait! This restaurant is BYOB and very small. After a short... More 

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Hawaii
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91 reviews 91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Last nite's celebration of my son-in-law's bday was one of our highlights in dining pleasure. Their new location is very tiny, but the food....oh, sooooo ono..and the fish is very fresh. We were served immediately with three apps: a nalu green salad, a pancake type dish and tofu mixture. All three were excellent and a great way to begin our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1160 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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