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Oceanarium Restaurant

2490 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3240 (Waikiki)
808-922-1233
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Ranked #494 of 1,931 Restaurants in Honolulu
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Neighborhood: Waikiki
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Liliuokalani Avenue
Description: Where dining is an adventure.At Pacific Beach Hotel's Ilima award-winning Oceanarium Restaurant, the flavors are as amazing as the views. Indulge in mouth-watering crab legs, tender prime rib of beef, fresh Island sashimi and sushi. Plus a nightly pasta and dessert station complemented with nightly specials – all alongside incredible views of nearly 400 fish from more than 70 different species of marine life. Nowhere else on the island will you find a dining experience quite like this.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was horrible in all aspects. First, we called to make a reservation and told them it was our anniversary and requested a table with good seating. When we got to the restaurant we were shown to one of the worst tables in the place. The food was basic at best. The food was so salty and didn't taste... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Was so excited to take our 3 children here (ages 4, 5 and 8) to the fish and the MERMAID. The service was terrible. The food was terrible. There was nothing there that I enjoyed except the soft serve ice cram. It was meant to be oyster themed. Expected different ways of oysters not just opened. Nothing there for my... More

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Ate a late lunch on Saturday...weekend brunch menu.($39). Very pricy! Ate coconut shrimp, Linguini with garlic and salmon ( cold!), crab legs (cold!), Belgium waffles, and salad. My stomach hurt later, not sure if it's because food was not at temperature.

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Victoria, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This restaurant was on my list of 'must-do' while in Waikiki. I was very disappointed with it. The food was good enough and I'd go again to eat here. But the big hype was for the 280,000 gallon aquarium. There weren't many fish swimming around; I certainly expected more in an aquarium of that size. The 'mermaid' was probably exciting... More

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Loved the restaurant and the crab, seafood buffet... I've been back three times and find the staff so friendly and the aquarium view and added bonus to the great meal.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This restaurant is soooo cool. Kids loved the huge grouper and giant rays in the 3 story aquarium!!!!

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Cambridge Springs
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53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Nothing more calming during dinner than watching various fish swimming around in a HUGE aquarium that makes up the one wall of the restaurant.. If you come during the various fish feeding times, there's a mermaid in there too! Plus, they have some VERY unique "Happy Birthday" celebrations, along with good food.

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Laurel, Maryland, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This restaurant is fantastic. The buffet for breakfast and dinner is awesome. For a nominal fee they will put a sign in the aquarium to celebrate your occasion. My brother arranged a sign for my parents 50 anniversary. It was fantastic. The diver brings the sign down and sets it up on the glass while you enjoy dinner. A great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The dinner here was so awesome! The buffet has almost everything. Prime rib station, pasta chef who makes custom orders, sushi, salad, fish, and more I can't even remember, plus a huge dessert bar. Not to mention you are eating next to a giant aquarium with all kinds of fish and rays. My girlfriend arranged with them to have a... More

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Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Had a great selection of different foods and very easy to serve yourself. I loved the deserts buffet the best. Seeing the fish get feed was also a highlight

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Additional Information about Oceanarium Restaurant

Address: 2490 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3240
Phone Number: 808-922-1233
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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