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Young's Kalbee

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99-084 Kauhale St Ste A2, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-4100
(808) 488-0251
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

New format of ordering at the desk then sitting at the table for your meal to be served to you is very efficient. The spicy pork is so-o-o ono! Juice. Just spicy enough to smack your lips. Love the turnip namul served at the table. Remember to order and be seated by 745 pm or it's take out only.

Thank bf96819
Mililani, Hawaii
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Newly renovated...food still the same. I pretty much only come here for lunch. My go to order is the chicken katsu meat jun combo. Kinda expensive but I love their sauce and the way they marinate their meat..it's on the sweeter side but it works for me. Best meat jun I've ever had

Thank darrenkmiyamoto
Aiea, Hawaii
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never eaten at Youngs. I did have take out once a few years ago. We ordered the meat jun, mandoo, and one other meal and shared with 2 adults and 2 children. There were lots of left overs. The sides were onolicious.

Thank trufflesmom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The owner is very friendly and helped us decide what to order. I ordered the chicken and beef. The chicken was awesome, the beef was very good too. My daughter had the fried rice and my husband had the spicy squid. Everything was great. If we have time, we will come back to this restaurant.

Thank Andrea H
Bergen, Norway
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

When I lived on Oahu, I ate here regularly. Now that I live far away, every time I fly back, I make sure to stop in for the Special (BBQ chicken, meat jun, and kalbi). Not the most convenient location, but that is the only draw back. The owner is always friendly and smiling and the food is consistently delicious... More 

Thank rialoha
Aiea, Hawaii
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is my favorite Korean restaurant. The food taste great. Always busy and long lines. The place is small and they tables are usually full. I always take out. I love their Kalbi and Meat Jun.

Thank rlmko
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Chicken, tender, great taste. Beef, the same. And although I rarely like Korean side dishes, theirs are very good. I'm from the mainland, but the last 3 times to Oahu I ate here!

Thank Greg T
Aiea, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Love the food here. I have frequented Young's for 20 years. It is very casual and always busy, which has to tell you something.

Thank tennisgma2016
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Been a steady patron of Young's for more than a decade, ever since they were located on the ground floor of Aiea Shopping Center. Hands down, the best barbecue chicken! While not the cheapest, and at times there's a wait, the healthy amount of food, the ono Kim Chee and the friendly atmosphere make it one of my favorites!

Thank Richard S
Yelm, Washington, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This is a wonderful little place with excellent Korean BBQ with all the trimmings. Their servings are more than enough to make you consider sitting for a while! While the location is tucked away into the corner of a busy area, it is such a great find! The parking can be challenging, park where ever you can find a spot... More 

Thank Leona L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Korean, Barbecue, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99-084 Kauhale St Ste A2, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-4100
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Aiea
  • Phone Number: (808) 488-0251

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?