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“Ono food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Asahi Grill

Asahi Grill
515 Ward Ave, Ste A, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4168 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
808-593-2800
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Ranked #337 of 1,919 Restaurants in Honolulu
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
Kaneohe
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Ono food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011 via mobile

Excellent food! Love the hamburger steak and fried rice!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
San Diego
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Local favorite: Hawaiian grind (eats) w/ a Japanese persuasion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

We travel to Oahu every year and we've been eating here for years and have never been disappointed. The daily specials are always great but we always gravitate to the ox tail soup and baked short ribs. This is a Japanese restaurant that serves local Hawaiian grind (food) which is always fresh, tasty, and comforting. Tourists and locals frequent this small restaurant and all leave with a smile. The service is prompt but not always warm...they take your order, bring it hot w/ not too much chatter or smiles. The parking lot is very small for this size restaurant and the restrooms are outside through the parking lot. This restaurant is just off Ala Moana up from the Ward Factory Stores and ez to get to from Waikiki where we always stay.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Awesome local diner with great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

Asahi Grill was recommended by one of the bellmen at our hotel - we were looking for local, casual. His recommendation was perfect. We would NEVER have found or stepped into this little restaurant and would have missed out on this gem. The Ahi Donburi bowl was delicious and the butterfish was unique and great. Don't expect too much help from the wait staff on what to order, but look around at other diners (no tourists there) and you'll figure it out.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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