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Big City Diner-Waipio

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Diner
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94 Ukee St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797
+1 808-678-8868
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Anchorage, Alaska
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695 reviews
527 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016

This is the second time I have eaten here and both times the food was great. They have a large menu and the daily and weekly specials are good deals. The serving sizes are adequate, the service is good and the price is right.

Thank Mike P
Crestview, Florida
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165 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Great restaurant. Go here every time I visit Hawaii. Friendly staff and good food. had the Guavo BBQ Meatloaf sandwich - Yum.

Thank lmb500
Seal Beach, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Glad to have stumbled upon this great diner. Lots of locals. Good food, good portions, big menu. Pancakes are HUGE! Service was friendly and consistent.

Thank WD4014
Honolulu, Hawaii
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2015

Done with the tourist thing? Looking for real food where the locals eat? You simply gotta try this place -- you will not be disappointed. Clean, friendly staff, tasty comfort food, Hawaiian style -- what more could you ask for? These folks are doing everything right. You'll rarely find an open seat inside. Our favorite is the Patty Melt --... More 

Thank Christopher S
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Real Loco Moco is the best I had so far. The home made burger with carmalized onions, smothered inbrown gravy and eggs the you like. Can't wait to go back. The staff is very friendly and will explain anything on the menu.

Thank Al H
Waipahu, Hawaii
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Food is great, menu has special per day local style, good service, lots of parking, manager always asking how we are doing

Thank beans1213
Oahu, Hawaii
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

I usually like going to Big City Diner regardless of the location but I won't be going back to this one. I ate lunch at the Waipio location on August 19th and while the staff was nice and the food OK, the facility looked dirty, dingy, and smelled sour. Perhaps the smell came from one of the employees or customers... More 

1 Thank 50Wanderer
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

When you go to this diner you feel as if you are family, not a customer. They treat you like you want to be treated at a restaurant, like you matter. The food is really, really good and the prices are even better. What makes this diner stand out is the service. It's refreshing. Great value and great service. Nuff... More 

Thank Hulajim
Cleveland, Tennessee
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197 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fantastic pancakes! Best banana apple pancakes EVER! Good, low prices and great service. Would definitely try to go to Big City Diner if you are in Oahu.

2 Thank lcgovols
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Good menu. Excellent service and pleasant management attitude. The menu has a good variety of local foods

1 Thank advisoryHawaii

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Ukee St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-678-8868

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