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Mikawon

#241 of 1,786 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Waikiki
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2345 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2995
808-924-3277
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10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the Mikawon special for two and it was very good. The miso stew was great and the chilli raw crab was excellent. All the pickled side dishes could be refilled as required but there was plenty anyway. The bbq steak was a bit chewy but the fish was delicious. It all came together and was quickly served.

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Thank John L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best Korean food I have eaten any where. I go to Korea often and this is top notch. The kimchi and sides are great. We had the beef tounge, brisket, and sirloin and it was excellent.

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Thank flyerforfood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Korean food I've had. A bit pricey but you get what you pay for - excellent taste and generous portions.

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Thank Hameed B
Santiago, Chile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Korean restaurant full of Koreans is always a good sign. The place is simple but the menu has lots of options of great eats at a good price. We started with some very good fried mandoos that my kids love. We shared some bbq short ribs and fried rice and one of my sons had some spicy ramen. Everything... More 

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Thank Roberto A
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled into this hole in the wall because the Korean place we had come for was too crowded. We were so grateful to find it! Such wonderful food with hearty portions! Exactly what we needed after a long day of travel.

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Thank elitistdave
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We went for lunch and was amazed that we were one of the few tables. We ordered many favorites. So generous with the Kimchi refill. I also got my buckwheat tea. Very tasty, decent price for Waikiki.

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Thank Scourge-of-God
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Very tourist-i-centric. Walls plastered with 8-1/2x11 sheets of paper singing accolades to them from past diners. Guess it gives them and "new" diners validation for the making the right choice to dine there. Didn't seem too busy but staff running back and forth, almost chaotically. Which lead to my only mark here. It irks me when all dishes come out... More 

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Thank Hyo K
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

4 of us went to Mikawon Korean BBQ restaurant on the spur of the moment for dinner very busy place, staff helpful and food great, we all thoroughly enjoyed the meal which we shared. Located not far from the Food Pantry. Staff friendly and helpful would recommend.

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Thank NDSydney56
Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We entered Mikawon restaurant expecting to be able to grill our dishes on a table. To our surprise Bulgogi and Kalbi were made in a kitchen. Kalbi tasted great, but beef bulgogi was not nice at all. Good kimchi was a plus. They charge you more then 20% of service, without explanation. This is not very common to a European... More 

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Thank winylake
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We used TripAdvisor to find this place - wanting something a little spicy and tasty on our first night in Hawaii (this time). We had gone to another restaurant but walked out after a bunch of basic but continual mishaps piled up. A quick look at TripAdvisor on my mobile and we found this place not far away. We are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2345 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2995
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: 808-924-3277

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