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Kobe' Japanese Steak House

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1841 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1601
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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102 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good Japanese Tepan Yaki restaraunt. Check your hotel for coupons. 10% military discount. The portions are large. I recommend the steak.

Thank Bryvmo
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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191 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Kobe Japanese Steak House! The chef was friendly, informative and fun! Two of us had the chicken and shrimp -- prepared perfectly! Two other friends has the steak and they both loved it. The steals were prepared exactly to their temperature preference. We appreciated how the chef asked about amount of butter to use while... More 

Thank 505QueenBee
Powder Springs, Georgia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We saw this place and wanted to go. Well our last night came up and we knew if we didn't go, we would regret it. How right we were. Spot on. Service was not fast paced, which some Japanese Steakhouse places do. They came by filled drinks all the time. The chef was great! He cooked the lobster perfect. Most... More 

Thank Jon M
Calabasas, CA
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

My family and I have been coming here for years and every time is better than the last. Despite the smokiness and long-outdated decor and furniture, teppanyaki doesn't get any more authentic than this. If you're staying in Waikiki or anywhere on Oahu, it should be mandatory that you visit this place at least once in your lifetime.

Thank Hannah H
Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Kobe Steakhouse is a local Hawaii restaurant in a style quite similar to the Benhana Japanese Steakhoue, which is an international chain. Kobe is a more unique dining experience. For 30 years we have enjoyed Kobe much better than Benehana's. We have found that we get more enjoyment from non-national chain restaurants, as they have difficulty 'tweaking' their menu to... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We sat here for nearly an hour before the cook came to our table. When he finally arrived he gave us our sauces and immediately left again and we haven't seen him since. The surroundings are SUPER shabby with carpet that has been here since the Nixon administration. Couple that with the crazy prices and you'll have a fair idea... More 

Thank Kaycee S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

A good Hibachi Grill!! Our chef was a pro...Good food and a good entertainer!! The FOOD was excellent, the drinks were perfect!!! Though I feel it was overpriced compared to other Hibachi places...

Thank americanquality
Honolulu, Hawaii
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Our chef was a great cook, funny, and handled mine and my husband's sarcasm like a champ! I'm not sure if he or the food was the star!! We had an amazing time here! I have lived here for almost 4 months, and it is #1 of 3 of my favorite restaurants on the island! Keep doing what you're doing,... More 

Thank 133ashley
Devils Tower, Wyoming
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Full disclaimer; we did not eat at the tables...only at the sushi bar. We went twice in one week and enjoyed the experience and the value. The sashimi is out of this world...the selection is not large but what you get is fantastic. Our chef was very professional and was working really hard on Friday night. There is a host... More 

Thank stik6
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The place looked like they were about to close but we were seated and got just what we wanted - sushi. The people who worked there seemed really nice and we had great service. This place was near our hotel and was not overly crowded on a Saturday night.

Thank 1beachfun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1841 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: 808-941-4444

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