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Cafe Sistina

First Interstate Bank Building, 1314 S. King St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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Ranked #447 of 1,957 Restaurants in Honolulu
Price range: $20 - $35
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This restaurant serves very tasty,food in a modern, eclectic atmosphere. The art on the walls is wonderful and provides a topic of discussion during dinner. If you are a meat eater, I suggest trying one of the sausage dishes -- they are really good and a bit unusual. Everyone in my party of 8 loved their food. Oh, and definitely... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love to have dinner here! The owner, and chef, painted murals on the walls and ceilings to resemble the ageless Italian flair. All of the staff are friendly and knowledgable. The food is wonderful. I like the Boar sausage pasta. The sauce is so good. My husband likes the seafood pasta. You really cannot go wrong with any choice.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The food is good but the view is superb. The owner has painted Vatican size murals on all of the walls and they are extraordinary. Our server was delightful and my veal Bolognese was quite good. My husband chose a pasta dish with mushrooms and bacon and really enjoyed it, saying that the pasta was cooked just right. We shared... More 

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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130 reviews 130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We were on the last leg of a 3 island sojourn in Hawaii and were getting the high price/mediocre restaurant fatigue that sets in when one visits the Aloha state. This restaurant was a great and pleasant surprise. The restaurant is a typical trattoria; wood tables, no tablecloths at lunch, down to earth ambience. There is plenty of room between... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The ambiance sweeps you way to Italy with the hand painted murals. I ordered the Pollo Gorgonzola $16.75 with tender chicken breast, pancetta and mushroom in a pink gorgonzola whiskey sauce with Penne. It was the best pasta dish ever. The other dish was the Pasta Limone which was very lemony and flavorful. The service was top notch! I would... More 

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Kailua, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Cafe Sistina used to be a very good restaurant. Not any more! Reservations for 6 to celebrate graduation. Service extremely slow, food was terrible - sauces with very bad/odd tastes, never brought our wine, pasta overcooked, would not remake our bad dishes, one order didn't come out until 30 minutes after everyone else had their entrees, very bad experience. Will... More 

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139 reviews 139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Love the paintings in Cafe Sistina and love the fresh bread that they serve with their garlic butter aioli. The pasta is average - been there several times now and I'm still not impressed with the entrees. We had a sausage penne pasta - sausage was overdone and hard and a Pasta Limon - that was better with the fresh... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

First of all, the decor was awesome. I've been to Italy three times and for me it felt like I walked into a restaurant in Italy. They had the traditional Italian dishes plus some Chefs originals, like the fish dish "opakapaka Mediterrania" and lobster ravioli. I had the penne melanzane with the eggplant and mozzarella cheese and I loved it.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The ambiance is elegant and romantic, quiet and well decorated, the staff is very helpful and on point, never under staff. I think the reason why this place runs so well is because the owner, a real Italian:Sergio Mitrotti is always there. I don't think there has been one single time we had gone to eat dinner that we don't... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Been here once about 4 years ago and glad its been 4 years. Went there for lunch and it was about 3 other groups of 2 in there. Bread is awesome. Service..they try hard. the food? well, its hard to describe. it aint good. it aint horrible. if i was on a deserted island, i would probably eat it. The... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Sistina

Address: First Interstate Bank Building, 1314 S. King St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
Phone Number: 808-596-0061
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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