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Kohnotori

2626 S King St, Ste 100, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3248
808-941-7255
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Hands down my favorite restaurant in Hawaii. The food is great and the atmosphere is inviting and friendly. It is a small restaurant but exactly what you would expect from a traditional Yakitori/izakaya place. My friends and I go here often and every time we have a blast!

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Hilo, Hawaii
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Five of us went for the first time last night and everyone was impressed with the food and service. By far the best yakitori I've had in the US and as good as in Japan. My only complaint would be is some of the food was very slow in coming, but well worth the wait. Worth a trip from Hilo... More

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North Hills
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277 reviews 277 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I was headed towards another restaurant when I happened upon Kohnotori. Boy, am I glad I decided to give it a try. Kohnotori is a very small restaurant, set way back off South King Street. The place was jammed, mostly local folks, but I lucked out and found a seat at the bar. I ordered an Ichiko Sochu (like Japanese... More

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West Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The first thing you noticed was the care and skill exercised by the chef while doing the grilling at the bar. Once the food is done, it is served immediately and it beats any pre-done yakitori by kilometers! I personally enjoyed the liver very much as well as the gizzard. We ordered twice! My son and I went back there... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Small and casual like in Japan, this is a fun place if you like grilled foods. Easy ordering on a list that you fill out and they also have ramen. Try the quail eggs or chicken gizzards. My husband loved the tongue very tender.

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

My girlfriend had Kohnotori on her "to eat" list. First the place is tricky to find (behind the 7/11 from the street). It serves yakitori (skewered meat) with some exotic cuts: liver, heart, gizzards, chicken skin and the rest of the more vanilla cuts like pork, beef and chicken. The cook will prepare the skewers right in front of you... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

If you know what "yakitori" is, then you'd love this place. Yakitori is skewered meat cooked on a grill, and is very Japanese. The restaurant is an izakaya (Japanese for a restaurant where plenty of alcohol is served). Since the grill is right in the restaurant, it can get just a tad smoky, but this adds to the great atmosphere.... More

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