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Restaurant Osaka

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762 Kanoelehua Ave, Ste 3, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4515
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We enjoyed the food and local atmosphere. We highly recommend at least once. Very authentic Asian cuisine

Thank Texasnatureboy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by hotel staff. They said it doesn't look so great from the outside but the food is wonderful. They were spot on. Osaka serves Korean, Japanese and some "American" food. The portion sizes were filling, no one was able to finish there meal. There were 4 of us having 4 different Korean dishes. All of the... More 

Thank Sue S
Hilo, Hawaii
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I used to go here as a kid but won't be back as an adult. The portions are very small for the price. The chicken katsu w/ fried rice was about $13 and had less food than a $5 mini katsu from L&L. The hambuger steak had a weird taste and the tempura was oily. The server was nice but... More 

Thank Erin E
Hilo, Hawaii, USA
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This place HAD GOOD food and GREAT service at one time. NOW...I wouldn't go back again!! And I am not one to share a negative review, but this place has just gone down. I don't know how come?? The tempura plate came with all the fried batter to make it LOOK like it was alot, but it wasn't , the... More 

2 Thank Hula15girl
Pahoa, Hawaii, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I enjoy osaka's great hmbg stk plate. The burgr is homemade, the gravy great n plentiful. Only place to find homemade burger.

Thank Harriet Nina C
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

From the outside, this place looks 'not so good'. From the inside, this place looks 'not so good'! The food, however, is very good! We went with a group of 15 and everyone liked their food. I had the kalbi beef and it was very good, I would definitely get it again.

Thank pwb6769
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

Wouldn't have chosen this place by curb apeal but definitely turned out good. Combination Lunch with several yummy choices like beef teriyaki, ginger pork, tempura. All served with rice, miso soup, potato salad, and cabbage slaw for $15. Has a varied, good looking Korean menu but unfortunately it's not available until after 5. Tried the Kimchee though and it was... More 

Thank AmandaNomad
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

I ordered the butterfish - ozen style. The best butterfish I ever tasted - teriyaki taste. The portion was small and watch out for the bones! My husband had the mochi chicken. I tasted it and it's very good!

Thank toots808
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This place has great local food and an nostalgic atmosphere. The wait staff is friendly. Specials are posted and I recommend all of them. The prices are resonable and alcohal is available. Try it!!

1 Thank food000
Hilo, Hawaii
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

This is a unique restaurant in the fact that they serve both Korean and Japanese dishes (and some American and local too). Kimchi and Meat Jun were fantastic.

Thank demosthenes_41

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Japanese, Korean
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  • Address: 762 Kanoelehua Ave, Ste 3, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4515
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 808-961-6699

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?