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Asahi Grill

515 Ward Ave, Ste A, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4168 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
808-593-2800
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Sydney
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111 reviews 111 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We decided to try their famous OX tail soup. I ordered a small one, but it was just enough for me. The taste reminded me Vietnamese Pho, so I wish they had rice noodle in it. It was tasty to try as it is, and also nice to try with soy source and mustard.

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Honolulu
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

No star anise and few veggies make it regular. Jack's in Aina Haina better with more flavor. I would go to Zippys but the food is the same.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If one enjoys oxtail soup, this is the only place to order it. The flavor has not changed even though name of the restaurant has changed a couple of times. As for the Fried Rice, it is always a great way to start a day in Hawaii. All of the menu selections are a very good value and the service... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
973 helpful votes 973 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

When we cannot think of where else to eat lunch in town, we end up at Asahi Grill! The dining area shows wear and tear but the good food and attentive service makes up for it. The ox tail soup is the best in town (in our opinion, better than The Alley which was recently featured in Guy Fieri's DDD).... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place was easy to find, right next to a bank. Parking is limited, however after i parked and got seated the manager told me a spot had opened up so he saved it for me while i grabbed my truck, great guy. The food was average, but i did enjoy the service.

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

This is where you go for breakfast or lunch or dinner if you live here, want something really good and reasonably priced. Two eggs cooked just as ordered (between over easy and medium), sausage, special fried rice, shared bacon and banana pancakes with 90 year old aunt whose been having breakfast here for 10 years. Heard ox tail soup to... More

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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120 reviews 120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Asahi Grill is tucked into a strip mall near Ala Moana Center. Wayson the bartender makes great drinks and their happy hour goes until 8pm. The menu runs the gamut from sandwiches to Asian specialties. They are noted for their oxtail soup.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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106 reviews 106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

Fried rice was average at best. Tonkatsu sandwich was good. Quick service. Staff looks sad. Standard local Japanese food. Will return next year maybe.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We just went to dinner tonight. wow after all the raving reviews on their oxtail soup, i have to say it was not good. Honestly Zippy's oxtail soup is better even though it is salty at times. Also tried their much touted Spicy Ahi Don. To bland for me, just a zig zag squirt if the spicy sauce not enough... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I've been to more than 3 places to have Oxtail Soup and Asahi is the best. It is right around the corner from Ward Centre, one of my favorite places....I like the T-shirts the waitresses wear and even though I went there close to 2:30 pm there were still lots of people eating. I was lucky because normally it is... More

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Address: 515 Ward Ave, Ste A, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4168
Phone Number: 808-593-2800
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako

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