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Big City Diner

3569 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2701
+1 808-738-8855
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3569 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2701
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My large family wanted to go eat after going to Pearl Harbor and before going to the Airport. When a diner was mentioned I rolled my eyes. Really? More junk food? Then I looked at the menu and saw some fun Hawaiian food and wonderful...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ctank1of5
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We came in Thanksgiving day and they were amazing. The food was great, they had coloring sheets for the kids, refilled drinks before they were empty, and made you like home. Definitely going back for sure.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jberland1984
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We were told to try Big City Diner by a friend when we were here on Oahu. We went for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised how efficient and friendly everybody was. There is something for everyone, a great kids menu and the pancakes are great....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wanda A
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Outstanding Diner, a must visit. We ate there several times and the variety of food is very good. The servers, managers and cooks are very friendly and will take time to talk with you. Uncle Danny's Fried Rice with two eggs very good and filling.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TonyJT40
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Good healthy portions with great service. Best Kobe ribs around are some of the best around and they do not disappoint.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mauiwes
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Sometimes you crave real food, real people at a real price (meaning, real cheap... not where you gasp at the bill, wondering, "what was I thinking?" BCD has the good old favs that are not found on many menus these days, like simple Bacon (order...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mobettainhawaii
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We were early for an engagement and walking around looking for a place to grab a quick brunch. We stumbled into this wonderful restaurant wearing beach attire. We were met at the entrance by a very polite young man who seated our group of eight...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Romad1983
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Went for a family dinner, we were seated immediately as we went on a weekday, so it was rather quiet. They have several television sets thru out the establishment , usually on some sports station. Not only is Big in the name but it reflects...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank wninouye
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Got there early for dinner and plenty of parking in the lot. Had the meat loaf and it was great with Kim cheek fried rice. Good service and fast with orders.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank china328
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

A great local diner with excellent food and friendly service awesome food would definitely return and recommend it to my friends and family a must visit and return

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Vicstur123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3569 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-738-8855
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