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1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 135, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-5205 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
+1 808-596-7488
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Ranked #344 of 1,957 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Pearl City, Hawaii
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Their food is local and fresh. They have the best salad (Cobb Salad)!! They are known for the fish plates, but definitely recommend to try their salads.

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Kensington, Maryland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Kaka'ako Kitchen was the perfect solution — we needed a place with fairly fast service to grab lunch between sightseeing. There were eight people in our group including two teenagers, and everyone found something tasty. I had the Shoyu chicken, which was cooked in spices until it fell off the bone. Rice and macaroni salad rounded out the meal. Seating... More 

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Oakland, California
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189 reviews 189 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We wanted a quick bite and this place filled the bill! Shared a Kalua pork moco. It hit the spot! This restaurant is located at the Ward Warehouse

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Sometimes when everyone you're with can't decide on a place to get food, just start wandering. We ended up in here. The restaurant is smaller than I imagined it to be, then again Famous Footwear is just behind of them. Since I wasn't familiar with their menu items, I just decided to order their beef stew (had a craving and... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Located in the Ward's Warehouse Mall this restaurant is an extension of Russell Siu's On the Rise restaurant. Instead of the more haute cuisine of the On the Rise, the Kitchen's food is not as fancy and plated like a traditional plate lunch (I.e. Scoops of rice, ubiquitousness macaroni salad, etc.). The food though is a cut above the normal... More 

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New York City, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Some creative and tasty local options at this semi-local joint, with indoor and outdoor seating. I was here years ago and had fond memories, but the food did not seem as delicious this time around. Still, it's a nice plate-lunch option close by shopping, fairly affordable, and generally clean and friendly.

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Claremont, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I've eaten here, whenever I'm on Oahu, for eight or nine years, since soon after it first opened. When I first visited, it truly was a "gourmet plate lunch" place, fresh and delicious. Sadly, as other posts have pointed out, the quality has gone downhill. It's still OK, and a good, affordable option, but it's hardly gourmet anymore. Tips: Avoid... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

During our recent Honolulu visit, we found this great spot in Ward Center and had lunch several times. The pork chops over Portuguese sausage dressing with onion gravy was outstanding and the furikake tempura catfish with ponzu sauce won my wife's raves. They have daily specials as well as an extensive fixed menu. Dining is mostly outside - watch out... More 

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San Francisco, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is an excellent choice for local food with some healthy options (ie. brown rice instead of white). Both the shoyu chicken and the mahi were excellent.

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This place is as good as ever i had shoyu chicken beef stew plate it was excellent the staff are friendly and helpfull as always will always go back here.

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Address: 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 135, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-5205
Phone Number: +1 808-596-7488
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20

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