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Assaggio Hawaii Kai

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7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Ste A143, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1849
808-396-0756
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Worst Lasagna Ever

I have eaten here twice in the past week, both times ordering pasta. The first time was the so called Arrabbiata. It had pork in it so it wasn't truly arrabbiata and it wasn't at all spicy. I asked for hot red pepper flakes. It was watery and barely adequate. On the second visit I had the... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
GeneTee
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have eaten here twice in the past week, both times ordering pasta. The first time was the so called Arrabbiata. It had pork in it so it wasn't truly arrabbiata and it wasn't at all spicy. I asked for hot red pepper flakes. It was watery and barely adequate. On the second visit I had the lasagna, and I... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Assaggio is a very nice, clean restaurant serving a wide variety of very good Italian style cuisine. I've eaten there and the food was excellent each time. Most entrees are offered in a small or large size. Bring a big appetite for the large plate. Prices are quite reasonable and the staff is attentive, personable, and efficient. It looks like... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I have always enjoyed this place. However, the restaurant has gone through management/staff challenges over the past few years. You can see a definite decline when some of the more experienced staff have moved on. The bar is very lively and a nice place to relax for appetizers and cocktails. Last Friday we visited the bar for dinner. We ordered... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had enjoyable holiday dinner at our local Assaggio restaurant in Hawaii Kai. Food and service was great as always. Parking can be a problem but since we had early 5:30 pm dinner there was plenty of parking spaces nearby. Always good to patronize local restaurants in our Hawaii Kai neighborhood.

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Hawaii
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I always enjoy my meal at Assaggio's in Hawaii Kai. The setting is pleasant. The staff is nice and friendly. The food is always well prepared and presented nicely. Last night I had the NY steak and pasta. It was great. Do not overlook Assaggio's if you are craving a good steak. You won't be disappointed. The large portion is... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

For the folks staying in Waikiki get out of town and enjoy some of the local cuisine. Unexpected surprise of a nice Italian restaurant in a shopping center located on a marina that provides a wonderful view at sunset. 1st impressions are always important. We were provided a window seat and had Lyle as our waiter who made our dining... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First of all, the complimentary waters actually taste good, they are probably filtered somehow! The complimentary breads and butters also taste great, hot and fresh! My mushrooms (special seasoning), onions (no pungent taste), and potatoes appetizer was close to divine, and the zuppa di clams (tomato sauce & red wine) tasted pretty good too! The calamari vegetable pasta which we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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182 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Quiet Italian restaurant right next to water's edge in Koko Marina Centre. Wonderful Pinot Grigio and other wine choices with a fairly extensive menu. For appetizers, the crab cakes are delicious. Also the asparagus with a wonderful crispy garlic onion topping. My personal favourite pasta is the chicken anchovies aglio olio linguine - perfectly executed! Their portions are huge so... More 

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Westhampton Beach, NY
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36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We've been going to Assagio's in Hawaii kai for the past 10 years, but this time would be our last. We'd actually heard someone describe it on the plane as "take-out" dinner food. The Caesar salad prepared at the table is still excellent. However, that was the highlight. The waiter screwed up both of our entrees making them bland. My... More 

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Central Coast California
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177 reviews 177 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
533 helpful votes 533 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Excellent food and service. Good wine and drink selection, extensive menu, fresh fish. I would categorize this a Northern Italian style restaurant. Nice view at sunset out the marina windows. I will return to this restaurant, and will recommend to family / friends. Thumbs up. $180 + tip....Two appetizers, bottle of wine all around, three main courses (large portions), three... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Ste A143, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1849
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 808-396-0756

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?