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House Without a Key

2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-923-2311
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“coconut cake” (162 reviews)
“potato chips” (18 reviews)
“pupus” (38 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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Reviewed today via mobile

A little pricey for the quality of the food in my opinion, but the views, drinks, and entertainment was well worth the price. We got to see a double rainbow over Diamond Head! We made reservations in advance and requested the best seats. We were...More

Thank sherrbear9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For the downtown, Hawaiian experience to create a beautiful memory, have dinner here! The food was amazing, and the atmosphere beach-front sunset was gorgeous; even the entertainment was tasteful and soothingly Hawai’ian. My vote for the Best Mai Tai on the island: House Without a...More

Thank chrisR7969TR
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located in the Halekulani Hotel, House Without A Key offers a wide ranging menu, but as we learned while there, The Catch Of The Day seems to be very popular. We ate a late lunch @ about 4:00, but had ordered our lunch before finding...More

Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and me where there while vacation on O'ahu and birthday. The location is brilliant so close to the beach. Seating outside and having a diner near the water so that you can listen to the ocean. The starters where o. K., but not...More

Thank Gernot S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view and the hula show and music are fantastic. We were seated just under the covered area, would have preferred more outside. We didnot receive the bowl of Maui chips as other had mentioned. Drinks were fine. We hadn't ordered any apps. since we...More

1  Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My absolute favorite place for cocktail, pupus and a sofisticated hula show with perfect Hawaiian 🌺 music. Great atmosphere! When you arrive they take you to your table with a bowl full of Maui potato chip. Music playing by a live band, Diamond head in...More

1  Thank Keoni13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i came here the first night of our staybin Honolulu because it was recomended by a coworker, and i absolutely love this place! The service is outstanding, the food does not disappoint and the entertainment is amazing! This was a great start...More

1  Thank santelizl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Either staying or visiting the beautiful Halekulani Hotel, e hightly recommend House Without a Key. The food is fresh, well prepared and absolutely delicious. The service is impeccable. Try it you will not regret it!

Thank ThePerrys_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunset dinners hula dancers great service and the BEST Mai Tai . Unfortunately my moonfish was dry. I'm sorry I didn't send it back. Prime rib was perfect.

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

REMEMBER - YOU CANNOT ACCESS THIS FROM THE BEACH AS YOU MUST GO THROUGH THE HOTEL!!! Food was ok and drinks were nice. The location and live music were the main attraction! Overall, a good little place.

1  Thank Luke T
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Joy A
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Lena V | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe I've ever seen children there. There is no children's menu. Hope this helps
February 3, 2018|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in House Without a Key. Yes, we still offer a breakfast buffet seven days a week in House Without a Key. Price for adults is $36 and children are $18. These prices are without taxes and... More
Michelle C
October 14, 2017|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Guests are welcome to come and enjoy the music and cocktails in House Without a Key without Reservations. The Restaurant takes lunch and dinner reservations on our website, however cocktail tables are on a first come, first... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2311
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Halekulani Hotel
Offering daily breakfast buffet, Hawaiian inspired lunch and dinner menu, and sunset cocktails. Voted one of the best restaurants in Waikiki, House Without A Key is known for its signature Mai Tai, a classic to be enjoyed any time of the day. Notable Hawaiian Hula Dancers, all whom have been awarded the title Ms. Hawaii, and entertainment are offered nightly at sunset and under the stars. There is a $5 entertainment charge for non-hotel guests, reservations available for hotel guest through Dining Reservations or OpenTable. Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Daytime: Casual, swimwear cover-up and footwear required. Evening: Informal, footwear required.
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