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Gyu-Kaku Waikiki

#152 of 1,773 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
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307 Lewers St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2357
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This Japanese restaurant was brilliant. Cook your own food and the service was great. Very warm atmosphere and inside and the servers know there menus inside out. Make sure you have the smores for pudding

Thank Dean B
Burnaby, Canada
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250 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I found Gyu-Kaku - Waikiki on an internet search and was able to make a last minute reservation on Open Table. To be honest, I was expecting to order sushi, as I only read Japanese cuisine and didnt check their menu. We stayed and ordered the $75 Miyabi dinner and an extra order of scallops. You grill your order on... More 

Thank iceman68
Los Angeles, California, United States
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very unassuming place but delicious food. service is a lil rushed and hurried but the price at happy hour cannot be beat. go early like before 545. prices of 2/3 of menu are almost half price

Thank Jeremy W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One hour of waiting even late as 8 o'clock, but worth of it! You can find it so easily cause it faces the second main streat of waikiki. Must go restaurant in waikiki!

Thank Jeongseok L
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this was my first experience of a Japanese, Cook your own BBQ, it was overall a great experience, with fresh tasty ingredients, impeccable service and helpful tips provided by Daniel our waiter. Happy Hour is certainly appealing to the budget conscious, but you need to be there early! Happy Hour ended at 6:30pm the night we were dining but... More 

Thank W475UUroberth
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful fresh food, great service, amazing marinades and flavours. Try the teriyaki chicken and garlic prawns. Loads of choices to keep everyone happy. And very affordable. Great value.

Thank Judith M
Cypress Mill, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

spend 55 dollars on one person meat portins are small they also dont offer the kimco or diakon salad its all a la cart. flavors were good though

Thank Billie J D
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is the best Japanese BBQ I have been to. The food is fantastic and services is great. A great place for adults and kids.

Thank Jacko C
Chula Vista, California
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We stop here each yearly visit to Oahu. Go for the lunch special. Happy hour Kirin beer is$.99 for 12 oz glass. The meat lover's set is $11.95. Service is always great.

Thank DALE S
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I loved my meals there because making a choice was simple. The menu has lots of pictures so you won't go wrong.

Thank Victoria H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $50
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Lewers St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2357
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: 808-926-2989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?