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Duc's Bistro

1188 Maunakea St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5134 (Downtown Honolulu)
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Ranked #39 of 1,920 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Downtown Honolulu
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Napa Valley, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Had a great opportunity to have lunch with both owners, Duc prepared our lunch, while Christina sat with us and tasted our wines. Had a Simply Amazing lunch!! Bravo:)

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Georgetown, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I travel to Hawaii twice a year for business and I always visit Duc's Bistro while there. Duc and his wife are lovely and consummate hosts and their restaurant serves beautifully prepared Thai food in a quiet atmosphere. I am a veteran Foodservice professional and have eaten in some of the best places and I would recommend Duc's to anyone... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Duc's Bistro is a local favorite in the business and political community. No wonder, for it's a delightful combination of personal attention and delicious food. While the entrées are wonderful, if you like a variety of flavors and "just can't decide", try sharing a mix of the pupus (Hawaiian for appetizers) tapas-style. (How's that for a cross-cultural reference?) The eggplant,... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Lovely food in a charming restaurant with friendly, personable service.We had the Vietnamese chicken salad, the crispy Basa with green mango and Steak Saigon with a side of saffron rice. All beautifully prepared and highly recommended! The dessert of Kona coffee cream and the creme brûlée were lovely too. Duc's is one of our two favorite restaurants in Honululu and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had only one night in Honolulu and went back to Ducs where we had dined last year. Duc and his family are wonderful and the food is divine. I recommend the crab cakes, crispy spring rolls apple pie and Madame Wu's special cocktail. The ambiance of the restaurant is great. Highly recommended

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Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Had lunch at Duc's Bistro in Chinatown Honolulu, Hawaii on our last trip in April. Absolutely fantastic food and owner Duc and his son and all the staff are awesome. Had the Spring Rolls, Black Truffle Pate, Papaya Salad, Basso Neroli and Ginger Cheesecake (made by Madame Vu) and it was all awesome. Have a Madame Vu's the signature house... More

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

A gem of a place we would never have found if it hadn't been for a friend who took us there. Outstanding experience, outstanding food!!! Everything was simply delicious....I would go back in a heartbeat! Only one thing bad....it's not in Florida where I live!

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The Villages, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I can't tell you how many time we have gone to Duc's. Its family run, the wife waits tables, Duc cooks and its been there for years. Prices are ok, food is excellent, service is outstanding and there is a parking lot right across the street. The cheesecake is outstanding. Not only do we stop for dinner but on other... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Love Love this place. It is Vietnamese French food that is outstanding in every sense of the word. A true locals place and a gem of a restaurant.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Duc's Bistro (Pronounced something in-between duck and duke) was where my husband and I spent this Christmas Eve dinner. And, what a wonderful Christmas Eve it was! The owner Mr "Duc" Nguyen is kind, funny, eccentric and was a pleasure to meet. I felt honoured to have met him and dined in his restaurant along with his loyal customers. The... More

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Additional Information about Duc's Bistro

Address: 1188 Maunakea St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5134
Phone Number: 808-531-6325
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Downtown Honolulu
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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