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Buzz's Original Steak House

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413 Kawailoa Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3134
+1 808-261-4661
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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256 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was 4:30, too early for dinnner for us, so we had pupus and drinks - the pina coladas were wonderful, the spring rolls aand wontons were good. Buzz's is always busy, but this was a 3 day weekend so they were slammed. I asked for a fork for Joey instead of chop sticks and it never arrived ....

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Thank eurovicki
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has absolutely the worse service for visitors! We had reserved a table for 7:45 pm but when we got there they DIDN'T GIVE US OUR TABLE! They told us it was too crazy with their regulars and we could sit out in the waiting area and order. FYI, there are only some benches and no tables to set... More 

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Thank Joshua C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What's great find! Service was very casual but good and the food was delicious. We both started with their soup of the day, mushroom bisque, and it was great. I had the pork chop which was wonderful and my friend has the calamari meal which was outstanding. Huge portion, very tender and flavorful.

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Thank S F
Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Friends were visiting from the Mainland. After an enjoyable drive around the scenic shoreline to Kailua, we had a delicious, well-prepared, leisurely meal topped with some great local desserts. Our after-lunch/dinner meal walk across the street to Kailua Bay beach was the cherry on top of a wonderful afternoon with old friends!

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Thank Phil B
Omaha, Nebraska
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Buzz' and the food and service were outstanding. It was my second time there and her first (and my first was great also). The burgers are all good, the drinks are strong, and service staff always smiling and helpful. Buzz' is a small place, so if going for lunch I recommend eating early,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Buzz's quite by accident, we were told Kailua was a beautiful place, took a drive and came across Buzz's so we went in for Lunch, great staff, welcoming, helpful & friendly. Food was fantastic, Mai Tai's were the best and the atmosphere & decor was great, gave us a true sense of Hawaii past & present.

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Los Angeles
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for lunch and had poke, the fresh fish burrito and the ahi wrap and each one was delicious. The atmosphere feels very local and Hawaiian. It can get really busy and usually the wait isn't too long. You can sit outside and order drinks while you wait.

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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to dine, the food and service excellent, a refreshing change from fast food outlets in Kailua. Cocktails were amazing and very strong...

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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoy this place albeit funky and sometimes loud due to the low ceilings and a normally full house. I find the food to be ample, of very good quality and satisfying. Certainly a throw-back to "steak and potatoes" amongst the trendy "fusion" type restaurants particularly here - although several fresh fish options are offered . Nothing wrong with... More 

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Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lunch menu is varied and reasonably priced. The daily specials are amazing. I went for lunch and a few days later for dinner. The lunch my family had was so good! The Friday lunch special grilled ham and cheese is really good. For dinner you have a choice of fish or steak. All with a salad bar that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 Kawailoa Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3134
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-261-4661

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?