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House Without a Key

2199 Kalia Rd., Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
808-923-2311
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Ranked #16 of 1,922 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
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Cuisines: Asian, Hawaiian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Waikiki
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Lexington, Kentucky
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The location of this establishment is excellent, right along the beach and situated beneath a giant old tree. Live Hawaiian music was excellent, as was the hula dancer. The place has a terrific, laid back island vibe and the drinks are delightfully tropical. Unfortunately, our server was only so-so. Virtually no personality, and waiting on us seemed to be a... More

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San Jose, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Came here again after a visit last year. Everyone was very warm & hospitable. The menu was almost identical. We ordered the coconut prawns again but they were just fair, seemed like they were making them in massive batches and keeping them warm on the side because of the huge crowd. The drinks were great again as well. Sunset was... More

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Santa Monica, CA
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173 reviews 173 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

What a great way to enjoy a sunset, mai tais and hula at HWAK! It's a beautiful property with excellent views and the music and dance is beautiful. A great end to a fun day in Waikiki. Very good mai tais, too.

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Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very nice with great service but the lovely music stops at 8:30 which is far too early! Food was tasty and well presented. Good reasonably priced wine list.

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Mexico City
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205 reviews 205 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
469 helpful votes 469 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great spot in our hotel (Halekulani). Nice breakfast buffet, very good lunch menu (vegetable burger, King crab sandwich, ahi sandwich are our favorites) and also a very nice place for a drink (great mojitos). The Hawaiian music and hula dancers are the best and I love the fact tha the music also drifts into our room and adds ambience to... More

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Manila
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Love the food. All fresh. Service is impeccable and i love the ambiance as you can see the beach from the resto

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had dinner at this restaurant which part of Halekulani Hotel. The hotel is 1 of the top hotels in Waikiki and beachfront. The restaurant is indoor / outdoor and has a nice ambience. During the evening a 3 piece group play Hawaiian / Polynesian music along with a Hula dance which adds to the atmosphere. This is not a... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were recommended this by a local on our flight from LA to Oahu, so we went there one evening. You couldn't book, but there was room when we got there. Shown to our table, wonderful service - smiley, friendly, not too pretentious. We took our time, had a cocktail (lovely), and then later had dinner. THey didn't rush us,... More

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Yonkers, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

In a word; Exceptional!! Best breakfast in town! That is what this restaurant is; located at the extraordinary MUST stay Halekulani on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. The restaurant is the perfect blend of luxury & service in an idyllic setting. For me, these is no better on the Island. This restaurant serves such a great buffet, and price wise, while... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Was recommended by fellow travelers. We were all disappointed with the menu, small portions, and steep prices. My husband refused to pay $22 for a hamburger. I ended up getting an appetizer ($16), everyone else ordered the fish-of-the-day which was a very small portion of fish with a bit of garnish. Flavor was nice. Would not recommend this restaurant if... More

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