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Arancino Restaurants has been serving authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of world-famous Waikiki to visitors from around the world. Its recipes reflect Napoli-style epicurean delights made with imported cheeses, meats and pastas from Italy incorporating fresh local seafood and produce creating unique Italian dining experience. The award-winning Arancino Restaurants have received high remarks by guests, who also include high-profile U.S. and Japanese celebrities. There are currently three Arancino locations – Arancino di Mare (Waikiki Beach Marriott), Arancino on Beachwalk, and our newest location Arancino at The Kahala (The Kahala Hotel).
PRICE RANGE
$35 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

We were worried when we arrived at the restaurant, because all of the outside tables were gone. We went into the restaurant that was bright and looked more like a fast food joint then what we were looking for. We were so happy to hear...that we could still eat outside and we were directed to the Marriot Courtyard. The ambiance was great, the service was fantastic and the food was to die for! If you are in Waikiki and craving Italian cuisine you will not regret your decision to eat here.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 4, 2020

Had the sea bass bases on reviews here. I've never had sea bass with the skin on it. Therefore, I'm not sure it was actually sea bass. The saddest part was that the fish was not very fresh. The rice was really good with pieces...of anchovies, and the plate was surrounded with oil an capers, red bell peppers and herbs. Presentation was great. At $29 a bit steep. Wifey had seafood pasta. Again, just an okay dish. Sauce was disappointingly mediocre IMHO. A little garlic goes A long way! Add some please. A whole very large shrimp sits on top. They used regular spaghetti noodles...comon guys, upgrade to fettuccini or something. Presentation was great again. We'll be back for the pizza from the fired oven we could see. Wait staff was awesome like all of Waikiki. ThnxMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 28, 2020

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner there. We started with the arancini Siciliani, then the caprese salad. My wife then had the carbonara, while I had the owner's favorite pizza (shrimp, onions, fresh mozzarella, parmesan cheese and garlic chips). Everything was very good, but...our favorite thing was probably our waiter, JP, who was both very helpful and delightful. We were seated outside and had a gorgeous sunset while dining. Prices seemed quite reasonable for Hawaii.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

Arancino is a wonderful restaurant at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. The food was consistently excellent (we ate there 3 times in 8 days), has good vegetarian options, has outstanding fish and seafood, and the wait staff is exceptional. We especially liked Trevor,...who greeted us by name when he saw us again! Great knowledge of the menu, and a really nice guy!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020 via mobile

I was craving pasta & so we tried this place. Sat at the bar area & were pleased to see it was happy hour. The drinks were fantastic. The waiter was friendly & wonderful. Lots of the pasta dishes were heavy with sea food so...I had the pasta with eggplant & it was very tasty. The lobster bisque was also very good. I would recommend this place to others.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Food was really good, surprise to have good Italian in hawai . Service was good. It is a bit overpriced I do agree with that. The mushroom pasta was amazing

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Great setting, sat outside. View of the beach. Nice menu, lots of choices. Pizza was delicious! Mushroom risotto was amazing.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Nice location being across the street from the beach. I crave Italian food, so we had to try this place. Good service, ice cold beer, and pretty good pasta's. Would certainly return and maybe try their pizza.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

The food was acceptable, but not authentic Italian (I’m Italian). The price is too high and the service not the best in Honolulu.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 29, 2020

To be honest service was good, and the food was nice. I do not think it was worth the price, and it was a very expensive meal for one pasta and one pizza. We wont be back as the prices are just unreasonable, with so...many options in Waikiki there is just no need to return. But the service was very friendly. The place is also very small, so you are crammed in and cant really have a private conversation at dinner, as the next table is just about sitting with you... Awkward..More

Date of visit: December 2019
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meliAustralia
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Garyhonolulu | Reviewed this property |
Much of the seating is outside and noise shouldn't be a concern. I would absolutely bring a child to this restaurant for dinner.
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sderrick10
February 17, 2017|
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Response from RSkaine | Reviewed this property |
It's a pricey breakfast, but well worth it. It was like $20/ plate
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Nonnie55Texas
January 18, 2016|
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Response from Michelle B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but my kids had the margarita and met Australian expectations one of the best pizzas while we were there.
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