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Sushi Sasabune

1417 S King St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-2506
808-947-3800
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Ranked #31 of 1,918 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Keeaumoku St.
Transit: South King street and Keeaumoku street by bus.
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We went two nights in a row. You receive 12 or 13 courses of sushi. They were all delicious and we really enjoyed the dinner.

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VA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I like the idea of a sushi tasting menu, but I didn't find the sushi spectacular. Yes, it was fresh, but they cover it up with sauces and wasabi which drowns out the lovely fish. They have a no talking on cell phone policy which I saw them enforce, but I was sitting next to a very obnoxious party of... More

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This small, storefront restaurant has maintained its reputation as one of the best restaurants in Honolulu based entirely on its cuisine. The decor is modest, there is no view, and almost no choice in your meal. The diner chooses the number of "courses" you want (each course is equivalent to two or three pieces of sushi or shellfish) selects either... More

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

There are a lot of rules to this place. Only omakase. No cell phones. No soy sauce. Eat the sushi in one bite.But don't let that put you off. The fish was amazing and though flown in from distant parts of the world ( Japan, Scotland, North Carolina)very fresh indeed. The flavors were expertly blended. The service was attentive and... More

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Tustin, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped by Sushi Sasabune on our last night in Oahu and were not disappointed. The 13-course omakase dinner (majority is sushi) was a wonderful experience. To start, the abalone served in its own shell was fresh and crunchy. The baby squid stuffed with blue crab was very memorable and creative. The sushi selection was good, but I think the... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I returned yet again to Sushi Sasabune last week, this time with two world-traveling foodie friends who had never dined there before. They were blown away by the seafood, the presentations, and the experience as a whole -- and they walked out of this gem of a restaurant with expressions of amazement on their faces. He is a high-level exec... More

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Bear, Delaware
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wow, this was a different sushi place that what I am used to. This was a small establishment. Restroom was well decorated and was well attended. The service was phenomenal! We sat at the sushi bar where many creations were made. This was a pre fix menu 12 courses total. I only made it to 9. Once you are full... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you saw "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" you will appreciate Sasabune which is Hawaii's answer to Jiro. If you are lucky enough to get a reservation for a seat at the sushi counter, you will be treated to the finest seafood dining experience you can imagine. The freshest fish, crab, lobster, salmon roe, squid, abalone, sea urchin, and angler fish... More

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Los Angeles, California
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128 reviews 128 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We are regulars at the two LA locations and have been to Hawaii spot multiple times. As of earlier this year, no more soy sauce at the table, sushi dressed the way chef prefers. Chef offers omakase western or eastern options. We did one of each. Tonight, Eastern menu included many new and exotic items, from abalone with abalone liver,... More

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Oslo, Norway
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112 reviews 112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had the sushi time of my life at Sushi Sasabune. After a miserable visit to Nobu Waikiki, I hungered for a sushi experience with high quality food and high class service. Sushi Sasabune more than delivered up to my expectations! This restaurant is excellent in every way. Words can't describe enough the great feeling you get from eating here:... More

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Additional Information about Sushi Sasabune

Address: 1417 S King St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-2506
Phone Number: 808-947-3800
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
Cuisine: Sushi

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