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Sushi Sasabune

#140 of 1,786 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
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1417 S King St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-2506 (Keeaumoku St.)
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Denver, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed dinner at the sushi bar and were treated to an amazing evening. We were not sure we had gotten to the right location and are thrilled we stayed the course. Looking to enjoy dinner here again in December 2016.

Thank Elisa L
Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA
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300 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was treated to eat here for Father's Day. Not only was my food good, it was paid for. The best kind of sushi. This place has a legendary reputation and we never ventured here as we had heard stories of the sushi Nazi. We sat at a table for four so there was less pressure than at the bar.... More 

Thank Mark M
Petaluma, California
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a customer make reservations for 5 of us here and he told me they bring out whatever they feel like. It's a pre fix menu consisting of multiple courses of different types of sushi. All the items were very unique and so tasty, along with the real wasabi they give you and the ginger was to die for. No... More 

Thank jonnytatt
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Sushi is very fresh, unique and a surprise. Chef is very accommodating with many years of experience. A detailed explanation of each course is provided and you can eat as much as you want that is provided by the chef choice and you decide when you are finished. This experience - you will always remember and will definitely want to... More 

Thank Debbie A
Cumming, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I was on Oahu with family and the concierge recommend Sushi Sasabune. As our vacation was winding down, I realized that I had prioritized having great sushi in HI more than my family, so I ventured out on my own. I was a little underwhelmed from the looks on the outside, but wasn't deterred. I opted for a fixed menu... More 

Thank SMS_2690
Carlsbad, California
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280 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I travel extensively for business and am always on the lookout for the next great place. I had very high expectations for this place for a number of reasons: 1) high TA reviews; 2) strong local and national reviews in the press; and 3) this was the fourth time I tried to go (could not get a table the other... More 

Thank Adam M
Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

It's hard to put into words how great this establishment is. They have other Sasabune branches in Los Angeles and NYC. But the Honolulu branch is by far the best I've had. Omakase is the way to go here. Since there's way too many dishes to name I'll just let the photos speak for themselves. If your a sushi snob.... More 

Thank juwanuno
Napa, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Disclaimer: we came here for lunch on a Tuesday, so caveat emptor. Also: I only found out after the fact that there is a Western omakase (presumably heavier on seasoning, per the below review) and a Japanese omakase (harder to find/non-traditional offerings, which is what we would have ordered). They do not tell you about this though; I guess you’re... More 

Thank Z C
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I have loved this place very pricy but ice it's good fun to go to fresh sushi and always end at the best I've never been happy to go to a place other then this one and also it's a nice place to go with a family

Thank Ahmad R
Miami, Florida
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We travel to Honolulu once a year and one of our favorite restaurants is Sushi Sasabune. We always sit at the counter and allow the Grand Sushi Chief to serve us one delectable offering at a time until we tell him to stop. The only reason we ask him to stop is that we are finally full...sometimes too full! But... More 

Thank sealcoater

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 S King St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-2506
    (Keeaumoku St.)
  • Public Transportation: South King street and Keeaumoku street by bus.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 808-947-3800

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