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Tanioka's Seafood and Catering

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94-903 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, Oahu, HI
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited this market while doing a food tour with Lanai Tabura. The owners were amazing and the food was just as wonderful. This is a must see when in Oahu!

Thank Michele B
Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This was the 2nd time we stopped by this gem. You know if the locals love the place, it's gotta be good! It was a bit of a challenge finding it this time around due to the construction of the light rail. The second get inside, you'll be greeted with a friendly atmosphere! The people here are friendly and have... More 

Thank Rich N
Aiea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Picked up lunch on the weekend on the way to the field(soccer). As usual very busy but the line goes fast and the food is worth it. My favorite is the salmon patties, very tasty. Highly recommend and again help support the local places affected by all the construction.

Thank Adrian T
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Parking sucks with only 7 parking stalls, and the stalls are too close together so your doors and fenders get dinged by other cars. Too expensive for the amount of food on each plate. Try POKE ON THE RUN at the bottom of lehua street in pearl city. Best fresh tasty raw fish, poke, and lunches, seafood, etc for less... More 

Thank tommygunhawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Tania's Seafood and Catering is an icon in the town of Waipahu. Presently a little hard to get to due to major road and new elevated railway construction, but once you get there, you won't be disappointed. Parking is at a premium, but the owner's hire security people to assist with traffic woes. All in all the owner's run an... More 

Thank Sam W
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Tanioka's is well known to the residents of Oahu but is off the beaten path for most tourists. If you enjoy poke, you owe it to yourself to pull out the GPS and find Taniokas. Their main location in Waipahu has seafoods, bento boxes (variable availability), and a variety of Poke. A second location at the Patty Mink Park has... More 

Thank SeaMariner22
Denver, Colorado
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

My wife and were in Honolulu for a cruise and we stopped into Tanioka's with some local friends for some authentic sea food as this is known as a "local favorite". The line was out the door which is always a good sign. Although the line as long, it went pretty fast and before too long we were ordering our... More 

Thank Matthew C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

They had a limited selection of poke and food. I tried the fried ahi sushi, it was okay. Also tried the spicy ahi, it was mediocre. Compared to Big Island poke, it was not as tasty. Heard good things about this place and was kind of disappointed.

Thank kcitygirl
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We stayed in Eva Beach and made the 20 min drive twice for amazing food at great prices. We loved the two choice poke bowls. The tako (octopus) was fabulous, and I had it in limu, korean and sesame forms. Limu was my fav. My husband had the ahi and tako. We also tried the crunchi ahi roll, ahi cake... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

There is always a long line but there are so many things to see while you're in line and once you tell them what you want, it goes quickly. So many local favorites to choose from! We love coming to Tanioka's! Spicy Tuna, Poke, Ahi and Salmon patties, Shrimp Tempura, and Cone Sushi are our favorites. We never get tired... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Hawaiian, Sushi
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94-903 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, Oahu, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
  • Phone Number: 8086713779
Take Out, Catering, Hawaiian, Japanese, Local food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?