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Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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Ranked #21 of 1,957 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $75
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Waikiki
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Lewers Street
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166 reviews 166 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Invited two colleagues to lunch there. They were delightfully impressed with the food, service and ocean side ambiance of one of the finer dining experiences in Waikiki. Yes, they do have a dress code for this fine restaurant in Halekulani Hotel. Highly recommend the steamed Onaga!

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Davis, CA
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149 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Like Orchids much better than the House without a Key at the Halekulani as it is quiet and peacefull. The service is excellent. The tables have table cloths which I prefer. I do not eat at my own hkuse without a table cloth. I hate when restaurants do not. The view is spectator. The food is very good. Breakfast here... More 

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

Dinner for two in this beautiful restaurant overlooking the ocean. The breeze blew and we could hear the surf. The food, the service and atmosphere, all perfect. The only issue that I had was that I was unaware of the dress code, so I was turned away when we arrived. Luckily we were staying next door, so my wife was... More 

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Carmel, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

A beautiful restaurant with phenomenal views and food! We had an anniversary dinner with four of us enjoying a wonderful dinner with cocktails, wine and the famous Coconut cake for dessert. The menu is a little small but the food is excellent. We all had different entrees and they were all excellent. Sea Bass, Filet Mignon, Shrimp Raviolis, etc. But... More 

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Houston, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My kids found that there were GF pancakes next door so we were excited. Despite the beautiful view and lovely restaurant - the pancakes were a huge failure. Note on the photos- the crumbling. When I asked the waiter if perhaps the chef forgot to use eggs in the batter his reply was "you want eggs? that's extra". These were... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

All aspects of my luncheon experience were excellent. The hostess was very gracious and cordial even though my dining companion was a little underdressed for this restaurant Several of the staff greeted us as we were shown to our table. The table was located with a great view of the ocean and the restaurant was splendidly decorated with many flowers,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Loved this restaurant with its attention to details and quiet sophistication. Our server was as good as they get with the perfect balance of friendliness and cool professionalism. Food was first rate and beautifully presented.

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Ukiah, Ca.
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30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went for lunch mid-week. The setting is stunning, the service excellent. Partner had fish and chips -- best fish I have ever had -- crackling, crunchy, light crust. I had watercress soup complete with thick, floury lumps and lobster salad which was the worst I have ever had -- old, stale and full of shell bits. Not worth the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Vikram, the chef - worth visiting. Terrific meal in a wonderful setting over looking the water, neighbor music filtering in. Dinner for 4 incl drinks for Mom and Dad and special sans alcohol for the kids - all in with a nice tip - about $400. Book around sunset for best experience.

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Winnipeg, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I'll start this review like this. I'm a typically traveller who likes to splurge on nicer restaurants once in awhile. I am not a demanding consumer. However, I do expect smiles and warmth while dining or staying in establishments. The food was very good at orchids but the service was not. We started our experience with are you ready to... More 

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Additional Information about Orchids

Address: Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808-923-2311
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 75
Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary

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