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Pioneer Saloon

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3046 Monsarrat Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4485
+1 808-732-4001
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Asian, Hawaiian
3046 Monsarrat Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4485
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start by saying I give the food five stars-but docking a star for the "interesting" ambiance. The Pioneer Saloon is a quirky name, given it is in Honolulu, Hawaii near Diamond Head Crater. Finding parking is challenging, but we lucked out with street parking...More

Thank SGMomof3
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Recently visited with my sister - I had the delicious shio (salted) grilled salmon ... it is consistently the best salmon I've had on Oahu. Pioneer Saloon is casual - you order your food & grab a seat, often sitting with friendly strangers - and...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We picked up the recommendation from the Monocle travel Guide and Uber'd out from Waikiki one afternoon - it was worth the $7 Uber fare!. The food here is amazing and there is heaps to choose from - Japans obviously - I wanted to come...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Went for a safe chicken katsu plate for dinner after visiting Diamond Head and enjoyed it. Would try again.

Thank besweeet
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Pioneer Saloon is well known for their extensive bento or plate lunch menu. Right outside their eatery is tiny shave ice stand that is one of the best. It is the creamiest shave ice on Oahu that's dowsed in fresh juice. It's truly a marriage...More

Thank Imelda A
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Walked by this place in Diamond Head area before I checked out the website. A Plate restaurant that's serves local fare with a fusion twist. Must visit website first because it has pictures of all its offerings. A bargain with most meals under $13.00. It...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Ramen burger is amazing. So are the beef croquettes- which are fried potato cakes. We got delicious sesame dressing and seaweed rice. Perfect place for unique, yet not too weird food. It's delicious and reasonable with byob for alcohol! Probably as authentic as you can...More

Thank Marcus M
Reviewed October 18, 2016

I heard about this place because of their location, Monsarrat Ave., near one of my FAVORITE place to eat .("Diamond Head Grill") so I decided to venture out and give Pioneer Saloon a chance and step on in with my family. I ordered the Mochiko...More

6  Thank Local808girl
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I went here with my cousin who recommended it. The prices were very reasonable and the food was good. Not great, not bad....just good. I ordered garlic pork and it was tasty but little weak on garlic. My cousin ordered a salmon katsu (wow, I...More

Thank SirHoot
Reviewed October 13, 2016

If you want inexpensive local food, then this place is great because it's budgeted for any traveler's wallet.

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October 20, 2015|
Response from lynn48SpringTx | Reviewed this property |
Street parking. Bring change for meters the restaurant is on a big street and houses down side street with free parking don't get a ticket from strip center across the street. They will see you crossing the street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3046 Monsarrat Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4485
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-732-4001
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