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“Great baked manapua.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Kitchen

Royal Kitchen
100 N Beretania St Ste 175, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4708 (Downtown Honolulu)
(808) 524-4461
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Ranked #74 of 1,945 Restaurants in Honolulu
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Delivery
Neighborhood: Downtown Honolulu
Wailuku, Hawaii
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27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great baked manapua.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

If you like manapua, and want to take something back to where you are traveling from. Give this place a shot. Reasonably priced and easy to take home, it's a great treat to bring to your loved ones.

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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Baked Manapua”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Great baked char sui bao manapua and pork hash for snacking! Reasonably priced plate lunches. Good roast pork, shoyu chicken, and roast duck sides.

Visited February 2014
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Keaau, Hawaii
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54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“An honest bun at an honest price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I don't make manapua at home because of the amount of work it takes. Consequently, I appreciate that cheap dim sum of any kind comes at the price of exploited workers. The manapua at the Royal Kitchen are tasty, but they are not cheap. I hope that means that the workers get a wage more in keeping with the amount of their labor.

If you're on vacation, go there because the food is good, and you can afford it. If you're local, go there because you will get a good meal AND be supporting an honest enterprise.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Best Manapua in Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was on my way to California and wanted to take something that would be appreciated and it sure was!

Visited January 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
“Manapuas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A very popular place for baked manapuas! Tried the Portuguese sausage and it was to die for - highly worth the trip!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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