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Kakaako Kitchen

#179 of 1,786 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Ala Moana - Kakaako
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1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 135, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4271
+1 808-596-7488
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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143 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked out this restaurant based on Loco Moco which my wife and sister-and-law enjoyed. I tried the Sauteed Mahi. Everything was good. I thought the sides (salad and rice) were certainly better than average fare. The Mahi Mahi could've had more green onions and Lomi salsa on them though for flavor. Price matched the quality. Would go back.

Thank pec95
Level Contributor
40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

This wonderful cafe is hidden away at the west end of the otherwise unremarkable Ward Centre mall. It doesn't look much from the outside but the menu is interesting, the quality is excellent and the portions are generous. I've eaten here several times over the last few years and never been disappointed.

Thank Smoky_Kenton
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

While I was shopping in the Ward Warehouse area, I stopped in to try Kakaako Kitchen. I had the What the Pho Dip. The name was hilarious and the sandwich was a combination of a French Dip and a Philly Cheesesteak on a taro roll with a pho dip. It was the best sandwich. Their entire menu looked really good.... More 

Thank Kim M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

My wife used to come here often over a decade ago when she lived in Honolulu, and she was pleased that the quality and taste have been maintained. She had the calamari salad; it was tasty and firm, not chewy like ill-prepared calamari in other places. I had the mahi-mahi sandwich and it was a large moist and tasty filet... More 

Thank KWPrestino
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

First time I have ordered from them. Had a large lunch order off their regular menu (15+ people). Luckily they are starting to deliver for such large such orders which totally saved me from trying to schlep it through a building!! Food arrived on time and at the perfect temp with napkins, plastic-ware and ketchup (it was even labeled with... More 

Thank Traveler9217
Honolulu, Hawaii
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

furikake fried catfish is da bomb! The manager at night is awesome; quality and variety continues despite having been in business for more than a decade;

Thank saffronsantorini
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

The specials here are fabulous! But the Desserts are the reason I keep coming back! The Lemon Bars are Divine!

Thank Duke C
Honolulu, Hawaii
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

For delicious local food for breakfast, lunch or dinner, check out Kakaako Kitchen at Ward Center. Offering a wide variety of entrees and salads, you can find something for everyone here. Service is fast and friendly, and the food is great! Also try their scrumptious desserts! My favorite is the lemon bar! If you need a quick bite to eat... More 

Thank Curt H
Fair Oaks, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

While in Honolulu for a trade show we ordered lunch to be delivered to the convention center. We ere given a delivery time which was pretty accurate, unfortunately the food was just mildly warm and there wasn't any forks, knife, salt, pepper and 2 napkins. When I called back to let them know that the meal was delivered without the... More 

Thank dra95628
Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

Was recommended by a local so we went. Very busy and ++ locals there so tried it. Excellent food, hot and made to order. Will return

Thank Webaroni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Hawaiian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 135, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4271
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Phone Number: +1 808-596-7488

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