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KJ's Local Grindz

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45-480 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Ste D-02, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-2039
+1 808-235-5799
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good53%
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“fried chicken” (10 reviews)
“mac salad” (4 reviews)
“ross” (2 reviews)
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45-480 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Ste D-02, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-2039
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a tiny. basic place in a nondescript shopping centre in Kaneohe, a decent if uninteresting town. However, it has some of the best food we had in Hawaii, at least for the price. Portions are sizeable, prices low. The chicken items fried chicekn...More

Thank jenedc2016
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Ordered the friend chicken plate, so much chicken they had to wrap the extra pieces in foil as it wouldn't fit in the container. The mac salad is made with spaghetti noodles and its the best. Also got the chicken katsu, this was tasty also,...More

Thank wninouye
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

This place is always worth coming to! Fried chicken plate is always the best bang for the buck with 5 pieces of chicken and Mac salad that's like tuna casserole! I love the furikake chicken and i always get extra mac though! Their daily specials...More

Thank Shane S
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This is great local food. The chicken is winners. Other items are really good. Service can be slow when busy.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Again, I used YELP then couldn't find the local gem without calling and asking for some guidance from the owner! But worth it. In a strip mall setting, near a Gengi Sushi place and a Long's Drugs and a Ross Dress for Less. Triangulate those...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The chicken was good, my husband loves the furikake chicken. Its a small family owned business and is popular to the locals. If you want an authentic hawaiian food, this is the place to be.

Thank Mary Ann T
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and my sister think I'm nuts for my devotion to local favorites like Moco Loco and Musubi.(KJs has a dose of jalapeño in with the Spam). Sometimes when you come out of the water you're just plain hungry. Locals told us about these...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed August 27, 2015

i only tried the fried chicken. it's not up to the quality of Jolibees, but it is excellent. for $9 you get 5 good sized thighs, 2 scoops rice, and mac salad. it's enough food to feed 2 adults. i'm thinking of catering fried chicken...More

Thank FrankieG808
Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

This small, family owned business has always served good food, good laughs, and good prices. My family and I have been eating here since they opened. They always have the typical plate lunch fare, and a huge list of specials, but the family favorites are...More

1  Thank hawaiijohnson1
Reviewed July 7, 2015

The best homemade fried chicken. Crispy skin and huge portions. Try their other dishes as well. It may be a hole in the wall mom and pops hangout, but it's a local favorite on the windward side

Thank Fuhree S
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Lynne L
Do they sell chicken in larger quantities? I saw the foil pan and wondered how many pieces and how much?
May 6, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-480 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Ste D-02, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-2039
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe
  • Phone Number: +1 808-235-5799