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Giovanni Pastrami

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227 Lewers St, Ste 118, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946 (Helumoa)
808-923-2100
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Port Huron, Michigan
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Giovanni Pastrami because my husband wanted to catch up on sports and he loves rueben sandwiches. We sat at the bar and had drinks that were ok. I had the coconut mojito but it was super sweet. I ate the Chinese chicken salad which was ok but the chicken portion was pretty skimpy. I am sure it... More 

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Thank funfamily20
NC
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is nice inside, great bar space, good bar food and lots of taps and TVs to watch. My Pastrami was really fatty and not what I'd hoped for, but it didn't cost and arm and a leg either.

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Thank imthedecidah
Sydney
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We gave up our regular breakfast at Bills over on the Beachwalk to give this place a try. Firstly even though we were only the 2nd lot of people in there, service was very slow. They don't to lattes or cappuccinos and they suggested we go next door to get our coffees unless we wanted the instant type. My husband... More 

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Thank holidaybabe69
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166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had there corn beef which they are known for. When you are known for something I would definitely expected a lot better. Below average at best. I would not only choose something different I would probably choose a different place.

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Thank Toddamy
Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just down the path past PF Chang's off the main drag in Waikiki sits a surprisingly large deli and sports bar. Food was exactly as you expect from a New York deli from pancakes to sandwiches to Pizza etc.. A very extensive and large menu gain as you expect. The actual restaurant is clean with many sports screens and booths... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first visited Giovanni Pastrami for a lunch meal the day we arrived in Honolulu. Our rugby team made it to the quarter finals of the Super compitition and we wondered where we could watch it. We popped into Giovanni's earlier in the day & they were super accomodating. They looked it up for us, told us the channel to... More 

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Thank kiwibondgirl
Hayward, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Selection of food was wanting. We ordered pizza and realized after we ordered that it was Round Table. Expensive for what we ordered.

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Thank Stephanie M
Sydney
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177 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This is not a copy if a New York deli. The servings are small and the food uninspiring. Ordered a pastrami on rye and a salad. A new York deli would have been embarrassed the portion was small I. E a small slice if bread with appropriate amount of pastrami and the chips tasted of old oil. The pastrami was... More 

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Thank EricJ123
Olathe, Kansas
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We ate our last meal on Oahu here. It wasn't planned but we had climbed Diamond Head and were looking for an air conditioned restaurant where we could cool off. We loved the food here and our server was great.

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Thank julie4242
Ellettsville, Indiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I've been here numerous times and have always been pleased. I usually try the pastrami reuben, which I love. This time I tried the BBQ Beef of Brisket (recommended by a TripAdvisor review) and loved it as well. I didn't notice the noise stated in reviews until last night. Maybe I was looking for it... Anyway, I have been here... More 

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Thank Joe S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Lewers St, Ste 118, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946
    (Helumoa)
  • Public Transportation: Parking at the Wyndham Hotel, adjacent to the restaurant on Lewers Street. Lunch parking 11:00am-3:00pm free with validation. 6:00am-6:00pm flat rate $3 with validation. After 6:00pm, $6 for four hours with validation.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: 808-923-2100

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