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Mikawon

#302 of 1,795 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Waikiki
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2345 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2995
+1 808-924-3277
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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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Marseille, France
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Authentic popular korean food! Very friendly service even if they are very busy. They don't speak much english but you have the pictures to guide you in your choice. Go early or late!

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Thank simonne_13
California
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Pretty good food, portions are large. Their servers don't speak much English though, so best to not ask too many questions about the menu.

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Thank EnlightenedExplorer
Bangkok
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited there around 7:30PM on August 29th. We were immediately seated. We tried the mixed rice with veges in hot pot and beef brisket (came with kimchi, mongo sprouts, potatoes, broccoli and some noodles). Food came by fast and they tasted good. Staff were friendly but they were obviously busy. We looked around and the restaurant was suddenly full. I... More 

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Thank Rolinette
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 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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222 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 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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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 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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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

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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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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: +1 808-924-3277

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