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Arancino at The Kahala

5000 Kahala Ave, The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5411
+1 808-380-4400
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5000 Kahala Ave, The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5411
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place has a great reputation due to the fact that it is located next to the Kahala Hotel. However food is not outstanding, prices are really high for the food quality you get. Wines are ok but overpriced, the menu is ok, but you...More

Thank Mauricio D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was just OK, with the anti-pasti plate being way over priced for what you get. Service was good, seating not so comfortable & loud. You can do better elsewhere.

Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great looking room. Good service. Food quality is average. Menu options are lacking. Could use the addition of a few staple Italian dishes.

Thank Road-Lifer
Reviewed May 12, 2018

The warm breeze, the glow of the candles, the soft music in the back round..Then the Meal which was outstanding ! ticked all the boxes for us!

Thank Paula B
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Great ambiance but their food does not authentic at all. For an Italian cuisine to be this expensive, i find it inhumane. Great waiter (Kyle) did the best he could, unfortunately the food did not meet my expectations. Ordered 4 meals to really experience the...More

Thank Hamdi K
Reviewed March 25, 2018

The Arancino was the perfect place for our 50th Anniversary Dinner. The main course was delicious and the dessert was even more memorable when we saw that they chef had written "50th anniversary" in chocolate on the serving plate. We couldn't have asked for a...More

Thank vernonclark
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

8 friends got together and had their choice of salad/soup. People enjoyed the lobster bisque and Caesar salad was flavorful with good portion size. We also ordered the salami platter which also was nice, then mushroom and margarita pizzas were very good. Last we had...More

Thank Lh W
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Had dinner for three after cocktails on Veranda Terrace. Very good server and service but at best average Italian food way overpriced. Wine 3.5 times over retail and few under $125. The pasta was so so and meat portions small as well as dessert portions....More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Came here as a double birthday celebration. We had a reservation for 7:30, and wasn't seated until 5 minutes to 8. Never offered a complimentary drink or what not for waiting so long. Once seated inside ( I would suggest outside as its more atmospheric...More

Thank angelina1813
Reviewed February 12, 2018

This meal was excellent. My wife had the Risotto and I had Zuppa di Aragosta and Owners favorite pizza. The Risotto was finished table side in a cheese wheel which added a great flavor. MY wife said it was the best she has ever had....More

Thank speedster400
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Kahala Ave, The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5411
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-380-4400
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  • This restaurant is at The Kahala Hotel & Resort
Arancino at The Kahala showcases a modern take on classic Italian dishes made with fine ingredients imported from Italy combined with local products from land and sea. An after dinner menu also featuring dessert creation by our patissier and after dinner drinks are also available for your enjoyment. Discover and experience the culinary creations of Italy through Executive Chef Daisuke Hamamoto's thoughtfully crafted menu that will feature a wide selection of house-made pastas, brick oven pizzas, gibier (game meat delicacies) and more. In addition, an extensive wine list designed by Shinya Tasaki, winner of the World's Best Sommelier Award in 1995, will feature different premium wines from Italy and Pacific Rim countries around Hawaii.
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