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12th Avenue Grill

$$ - $$$, American,
1120 12th Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-3790
+1 808-732-9469
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pork chop” (14 reviews)
“gnocchi” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, American, Grill, Steakhouse, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1120 12th Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-3790
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable evening again with good food and drinks at reasonable prices and as always - excellent service!

Thank HonoluluDiverDan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About ten days ago I received an email from 12th Avenue Grill about one of their special dinners that feature something to do with spirits; wine, beer or other types of alcoholic beverages. My wife and I have attended many of these very special events...More

1  Thank Cfeinberg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good. For a grill there was also a lot of seafood on the menue. Meat was grilled to perfection. Waiter was somewhat busy, but still very friendly.

Thank lli_030
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in the Kaimuki neighborhood, this place is a winner! We were craving wholesome, delicious and locavore food to fill us up the night before our Waikiki swim. It was perfect. The restaurant uses lots of area produce and meats, everything is fresh and...More

Thank Skrzypeks
Reviewed September 5, 2017

I was disappointed with 12th Avenue Grill. I ordered 3 dishes: Grilled Tako, Beef Carpaccio, and local Kualoa Oysters ... The Grilled Tako was perfect with sliced leeks and olives; the Beef Carpaccio was excellent EXCEPT too much Maldon salt; the Half-Shell Oysters were floating...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Our concierge at Kahala booked us into 12Avenue Grill and it was a great r commendation. This is a place which is proud of its ingredients and what it serves as they should be with a farm to plate philosophy.Food and service is excellent.

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Do not be fooled by the exterior. By far the best meal we have had on Oahu. We sat at the bar and that made dinner even better with commentary from the bar staff and conversation about their wine selection.pork chop and chicken breast were...More

Thank 69ashe69
Reviewed May 6, 2017

enjoyable cocktails, wonderful pork chop and charcuterie special. both my husband and I enjoyed very much.

Thank N_Midori
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Consistency is one of the virtues of great restaurants. Before you go out for a special event and drop a fair amount of cash, you want some confidence that it will be good. We first ate at 12th Avenue in 2008 and had a wonderful...More

1  Thank Diner_Mike
Reviewed April 28, 2017

It is located in the middle of nowhere. Get your smart phone ready or use Uber to get there. I am not a big fan of Hawaiian cuisine, but this place provides NY quality excellent food and I was VERY impressed. Try Hawaiian food somewhere...More

Thank Toshi H
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Questions & Answers
August 11, 2017|
Response from DeniseLuke | Property representative |
Yes! We just doubled the original 30 seat private dining room to a presentation ready 60 seat event space! The entire restaurant is also available for events seating 100. Off site catering is available for any size... More
May 10, 2015|
Response from TEGKDD | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I have been to three Sunday Suppers - all were excellent!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $45
Bar, American, Grill, Steakhouse, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 12th Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-3790
    (Harding Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are on Kokohead ave just before the Waialae Ave intersection for #1 Kahala Mall-Kalihi transit center, #1L Hawaii Kai-Aala Park with limited stops, #3 Salt Lake #14 St Louis Hts/Maunalani Hts.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-732-9469
  • E-mail
Farm to table American cooking with locally sourced, daily specials and a seasonal menu reflecting the best of Hawai'i's ranchers, farmers and fishermen. Our craft bar with hand cut ice and over 100 whiskies, barrel aged gins and rye as well as bitters, tinctures and syrups made from scratch make 12th Ave Grill a favorite locals' neighborhood bar. An Award winning wine list offering over 20 wines by the glass let you create perfect pairings with our bold and rustic dishes. Visit 12thavegrill.com to see our later night specials, happy hour and Family style prix fixe Sunday Suppers!
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