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Karai Crab

901 Hausten St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3037
+1 808-952-6990
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic noodles” (43 reviews)
“king crab” (32 reviews)
“snow crab” (25 reviews)
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Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
901 Hausten St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3037
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Looking for a good night out in Waikiki Beach found a awesome crap place try to combo with the king crab excellent definitely worth a visit definitely don't let the front facade fool you out the back is awesome

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was my highlight of my trip. Tye food was excellent. I got the king crab legs combo mild Karai sauce. All of my food was gone at the end. Everything! Believe it or not the French fries are excellent. My sure you try the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best dinners we have had in Hawaii. The king crab was unreal. A must when you are in Hawaii!! Will def be back. My kids had the shrimp and then started on our crab and loved it we had to order more

Thank mel d
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Place is really nice inside and best snow crab I’ve ever had. I don’t recommend walking here from the beach and you will be surprised how gorgeous and humongous this place is.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Seriously amazing food! And the service was perfect! Definitely recommend to all who come to Hawaii! Casey was our server, and he was very accommodating, for our toddler, and sweet. He answered all questions and even gave personal opinions and suggestions. We did not have...More

1  Thank Stevenson_nat
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We decided to come here one day after work and it was the best decision ever!! I'd read some reviews so we definitely made reservations which was smart because it's not a big place and fills up quickly. The service was absolutely awesome! Our server...More

1  Thank Ernestine D
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at Karai crab, to try of course crab and local fish. The place is beautiful outside with nice music and friendly people. The dinner was ok, nothing special considering that mussels had no flavour and claims arrived with a wrong sauce. The...More

2  Thank Davide F
Jon S, General Manager at Karai Crab, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Ah, Aloha Davide, Yes, I am the big man that you dealt with. Typical that you would leave a bad review because you told that you would if you didn't get your money back. Not like I could go into any restaurant or retail store...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my two kids on vacation. Great value and portion were much bigger than I expected so we ended up over order. Staff are very friendly and nice.

1  Thank jappie720
Reviewed July 21, 2018

After our visit to the Arizona and the mall, we ubered to Karai Crab before we returned to the cruise ship. KC, highly recommended by Trip Advisor reviewers, was in a residential area. When we entered and found that we needed reservations for the very...More

1  Thank Bunni65
Reviewed June 25, 2018

So I don't usually review but I reset my password to leave a review here after a FB friend mentioned she was in Oahu. Karai Crab was one of the highlights of our trip in 2015. We had spent the day hanging out and I...More

2  Thank Caroline L
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Questions & Answers
July 31, 2018|
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Response from Jon S | Property representative |
Yes, the only non dairy seasoning that we have is lemon pepper. Everything else has butter.
May 10, 2015|
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Response from Jon S | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for inquiring,we have a keiki chicken wing plate with french fries. You will have an option to substitute the french fries with white rice if you wish. The chicken wings does not have any sauce, it is just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$8 - $30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Hausten St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-952-6990
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Karai Crab is a fun and spicy seafood restaurant. Located next to the historic Willows Restaurant in Moiliili, 5 to 10 minutes away from Waikiki. Menu offerings include Dungeness Crab, Shrimp, Clams, Fried Catfish, Cioppino, and much more! Bold flavors in all sauces created by Executive Chef, Miles Miyamoto will have you asking for more! Karai Crab offers a kid-friendly menu as well as Take Out. See you at Karai!
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