We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
View all details
meals, features
Reviews (324)
Filter reviews
172 results
Traveler rating
62
52
20
17
21
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
62
52
20
17
21
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lobster fried rice peking duck mapo tofu prawns chinese food salt pepper strip mall second floor cooked perfectly dish walnuts waikiki elevator
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed February 22, 2020

A return visit to this popular seafood restaurant. Very crowded on Friday night but not overly noisy so it was possible to enjoy the meal and have a nice conversation. The service was very professional and helpful with dish selections. The mixed green dish in...garlic was cooked perfectly with no overpowering garlic taste. The lobster was done perfectly and had an excellent taste - highly recommended! The prawns with walnuts was also superb. Overall a most satisfying dinner.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed January 17, 2020

We. were hungry for Chinese food. I was close to our condo. It is in a strip mall on the second floor. Good parking and even an elevator. I swear that we were the only non Chinese and tourists in the place. We made reservations...and glad that we did. The place filled up fast and we know why! Good service and great food . There is an Lobster tank near the entrance that had more lobsters than I have ever seen! Try it!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

Our go to spot. We had scallop soup, salt/pepper Dungeness crab, garlic better lobster, honey wall nut shrimp, peking duck, stir fry mixed veggies and spinach with garlic, mapo tofu and yang chow fried rice! We ate it all and will come back sgain. Warning...to call ahead for reservations becuase there's always a line waiting for a table.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed January 7, 2020

Decent flavors (compared to Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore) in most dishes. Cannot and should not be classified as Panda Express variety of Americanized Chinese food.

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed December 26, 2019

If you need a local spot for late night eats, this is your place! We had the lobster, seafood noodles, fried rice, and ginger chicken and everything was delicious. The service is super fast and they are open 24 hours.

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

Recommend as a family restaurant and reasonably priced which it is. It was very busy and the service was poor. Not the cleanest place toilets disgusting. Lobster was OK the rest of the food passable.

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed October 5, 2019

Great Chinese cuisine and seafood is their speciality. The lobster is to die for. Amazing food. Be prepared to wait for.

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Buffet has a decent array of food that gets replenished. menu items are delicious as well. The restaurant is very popular with locals and tourist alike.

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Get your Salt and Pepper Lobster on! Went there for a family dinner, it is always crowded so be prepared to wait. Ordered the lobster, chicken chow mien, fried rice and pork chops. Family enjoyed each dish and would definitely visit again

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

Very close to where we stayed and recommended by our tour guide, as we bonded over Kung Po chicken. Putting our name on the list didn’t cause much of a wait despite seeming to be very busy. Lots of tables, families but also waiters. They...turn over the tables for new customers very efficiently. A mild wait as it seemed the local customers got their food first but after chatting to the waiter we were overwhelmed by the size of appetisers and soup. Not quite regretting ordering our main meals but well on the way to being full when they arrived. The Kung Po (not on the menu) was good as anticipated and generously sized. Around us fascinating to watch the duck being carved and the lobsters being served. Our waiter was friendly in the end, especially compared to waiters we’ve experienced elsewhere. Glad we went and would go again. My wife rates it her best Chinese restaurant ever.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Waikiki Monarch Hotel
502 reviews
.17 miles away
DoubleTree by Hilton Alana - Waikiki Beach
2,044 reviews
.29 miles away
Ambassador Hotel Waikiki
904 reviews
.39 miles away
Luana Waikiki Hotel & Suites
1,903 reviews
.42 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Rock Island Cafe
557 reviews
.23 miles away
Chiba Ken
238 reviews
.25 miles away
Cheeseburger Waikiki
1,575 reviews
.26 miles away
The Cream Pot
469 reviews
.18 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Hawaii Convention Center
100 reviews
.27 miles away
Ala Wai Canal
116 reviews
.21 miles away
McCully Shopping Center
15 reviews
.02 miles away
Hawaii Surfboard Rentals
42 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Zettie2014
January 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from JUANITA C | Reviewed this property |
no it is not BYO
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant

Yes, Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant offers delivery services.

Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3