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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 #17 of 1,931 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Hawaiian
Neighborhood: Waikiki
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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
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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

House without a Key is a beautiful restaurant that serves amazing food and provides excellent service. My recommendation is for you to try and get there a little ahead of the start of the sunset, otherwise, you’ll find a long line of people ahead of you. Having said that, the host at the front desk was incredibly professional and courteous... More

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Green Brook, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Without a doubt, the best place on the beach hands down. View, service, food, entertainment, drinks the whole package. I went first for business for a drink and then back again with my husband for dinner. Little on the spendy side, so if you are on a budget, go for a drink in early evening to watch the sunset and... More

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San Francisco, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

House Without a Key has arguably the best location on Waikiki Beach, a full 180 view of the Pacific Ocean. With Diamond Head on one of the beach and the sun setting in the other, along with the beautiful tree rising above the stage, it setups a very romantic atmosphere. Despite not accepting reservations, the wait times are manageable as... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Overpriced and mediocre at best. The atmosphere was nice and service was excellent. Food was tasteless

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Alexandria, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I attended an international symposium at the Halekulani and no evening was complete without a drink on the terrace at House Without A Key. yes, it's expensive and service was a little slow. But the Hawaiian entertainment was wonderful, relaxing and authentic. Add a gorgeous sunset, good friends, lovely weather and a pina colada and you have a first rate... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I heard about House Without a Key from friends prior to visiting and then again from locals once in Hawaii, so had to check it out. The place features both an open-air dining area and an area to simply have a cocktail ... both are perfect for viewing Diamond Head, amazing sunsets, and being entertained with live music and hula... More

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Mill Creek, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

$100 for appetizer, salad and galas dog house wine a little pricy! Entertainment traditional Hawaiian but very nice. Service very slow.

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Kaufman, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Absolutely spectacular view. Arrive early - seats fills up fast! Had the Sunday evening BBQ. Wonderful! Great house band and Miss Hawaii doing the hula was a great touch. This was a real hula not the shake it for the tourist stuff. Beautiful sunset.

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Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Our meal was good and the atmosphere at sunset was incredible. A thoroughly enjoyable meal, and worth scheduling if you are in Honolulu.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great place for drinks, watch the sunset over the Pacific, listen to beautiful music plus a wonderful hula dancer. And superb potato chips!

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Additional Information about House Without a Key

Address: 2199 Kalia Rd., Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808-923-2311
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Asian, Hawaiian

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