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Himawari Hotel | Bukiki Ave., Garapan, Mariana Islands
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Tamuning, Guam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu is relatively extensive. In every case, the food is well prepared, tasty, and very inexpensive. Service tends to be basic but prompt.

Thank Jirohiku
Saipan, Mariana Islands
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always busy, always fresh. Reservations recommended for parties of more than 2. You can also order and eat at the bar. Sushi, noodles, and great salads.

Thank maxemilla
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best poki bowl on island. It may be super busy all the time but it's all worth it. The selection of food is great. If you are bored waiting for your food, go check out there store, they have some good variety of japanese snacks and items.

Thank Norman d
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Went there with a bunch of friends. It looks like a mini grocery store and bakery as you step in. People are crazy with choosing which bread to purchase (yeah they're good). Then you enter another door and there's the restaurant. Pretty busy when we got there. Some food came in fast but others took some time before they were... More 

Thank Rolinette
Las Vegas, Nevada
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71 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Well, this place is busy most of the time. But please don't try the noodles as it's not the place to eat here. You can try the local tuna and some sushi as it's not bad.

Thank Iceman808
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This Japanese restaurant is the best one in Saipan. The sashimi and sushi are excellent and cheap compared to the US mainland or Japan. I ate here twice and thoroughly enjoyed it both times. Fortunately, I had read reviews of this place before I came and was expecting the service to be questionable. Yup, it's really poor. The first time... More 

Thank Hydrolagus
Hong Kong, China
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Locals recommended and didn't disappoint. Cheerful and simple atmosphere with good sized portions and good quality grub.

Thank chrisyipper
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Service means a lot to me being in a service oriented business myself. Himawari has a separate cash register for restaurant patrons so you don't have to stand in the long lines for people buying take out. After dining in the restaurant I rang the bell to get a cashier , but she said they were so busy that I... More 

Thank Harry B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Over all this is a great place to grab a Japanese bento, soup or sandwich. Great little restaurant that has a good selection of a range of Japanese food and soba. I go there at least 3 times a week and will continue to do so. The store area is rather crowded with various Japanese goods, but I guess that... More 

2 Thank Mike S
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Himawari started out as a Japanese grocery store, then added a bakery, then a noodle shop, then a restaurant. then a reasonably priced diving hotel. All in one place.

Thank Wmojica

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Himawari Hotel | Bukiki Ave., Garapan, Mariana Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Mariana Islands  >  Northern Mariana Islands  >  Saipan  >  Garapan

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