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MW Restaurant

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1538 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-3788
+1 808-955-6505
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mochi” (21 reviews)
“butterfish” (26 reviews)
“tasting menu” (17 reviews)
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Hawaiian, American, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1538 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-3788
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located within walking distance of Waikiki and the Convention center. Food was very good, and service was both attentive and professional. The deserts were memorable: a clever creme brule on top of fruit sorbet was excellent. A salmon dish was very very mild, and...More

1  Thank G C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a early friday afternoon and had wanted to get pho but then at the last minute decided on MW since we were right next door. We have been curious to go back and give it another chance after previous medicro experiences. I also...More

Thank RaywL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were booked in a 8pm and standing on the pavement wondering what to do at 9.30pm! Food was good (although we asked for a recommendation with no Chinese or Japanese menu but that was lost in translation), it was sterile, spot lights dropped from...More

1  Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a graduation, wedding anniversary, engagement, special birthday or other milestone event to celebrate in Honolulu I recommend the MW restaurant. The waiting staff are professionals who take a friendly and courteous approach, the food is beautifully plated and made up of locally...More

Thank MelbourneKaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here spontaneously from a TripAdvisor recommendation. Fast attentive service, really delicious food, great menu and reasonable price. Excellent.

Thank RosaV1975
Reviewed July 3, 2017

The restaurant has a casual atmosphere with really good Hawaiian/Asian food. It's located not far from Ala Moana mall. The owners are from another excellent restaurant Alan Wong's. The chef/owner came by a couple of times to ask how everything was and our waiter was...More

Thank EnjoyTraveling64
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

love all the fancy versions of local favs like oxtail soup, loco moco, portugese bean soup but their best dishes are island style fish, esp the butterfish! Must try Michelle's (M in MW) to-die-for desserts!! Go eat there. You will love it!

Thank pickietraveler
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Went here for a private event and had a wonderful experience/dinner. We had a tasting menu of numerous dishes on their menu topped by a wonderful dessert. Fish, pork, tofu, etc...presentation and quality were excellent. Vegetarians in the group were given comparable dishes that were...More

Thank VirginiaSciTraveler
Reviewed May 2, 2017

The food was a delicacy. You will not be disappointed with the flavors here. We had a sampling of several foods. The presentation suggested care was taken in the foods prepared. I had the small fillet with a sample of butterfish. Not sure this is...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

When we took a table we were waiting for waiter for about 15 minutes. They served us water, but didn't take an order. Food has been ready more or less quickly, but my vegetables were cold and meat was just little bit warm. At the...More

1  Thank Nikolay G
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August 1, 2017|
Response from RaywL | Reviewed this property |
I know it's from 4pm to 5pm
March 13, 2015|
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Response from muckle |
There is limited parking outside the restaurant . If you can't get a spot there's alwsys Alaoana mall a few blocks away or the Walmart lot on Kapiolani.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1538 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-3788
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-955-6505
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