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“Best loco moco on the island” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Uahi Island Grill

Uahi Island Grill
Ranked #6 of 143 Restaurants in Kailua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ipswich, Australia
Level Contributor
56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Best loco moco on the island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

While looking for a last minute Sunday lunch location which didn't involve a 45minute wait we stumbled across the uahi island grill. What luck! The loco moco was undoubtedly the best I've had nice big beef patties, Japanese curry instead of gravy and eggs to perfection. The kids had waffles and I was happy to finish off what they couldn't eat. Other meals being served to other patrons looked great so I'll be back to try them out! Nice friendly service.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good lunch restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2013

Overall good restaurant. The service was great. We tried the garlic fried chicken and the Cajun chicken breast. I personally preferred the garlic chicken but my guests preferred the Cajun chicken. Portions were very good sized and prices were reasonable. We tried one of the cheesecakes for desert and it was just okay.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank NickA638
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Virginia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“an overlooked gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

This is my favorite place to take visitors b/c it has fresh local food, a nice vibe and is never overly crowded. A recent menu change made me a bit sad- their vegetarian option was far superior before- but overall still a great place for a delicious dinner (or reasonable lunch!)

Visited February 2013
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Thank ohjackie
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Seattle
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Outstanding Food, Loud Environment”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

We dined at Uahi Island Grill on March 28th, and the food was amazing. Everything was fresh and prepared by a chef who valued fresh ingredients and fish. Unfortunately, we shared the restaurant with 2 large groups, and the noise level really detracted from the whole experience. Our server was familiar with the menu items and provided excellent recommendations. We would strongly recommend this place, but caution others to be prepared to speak loudly if they want their dinner partner(s) to hear them.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank weekendtraveler56
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Victoria, Canada
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great meal after a day at the beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

My wife had the Grilled Ahi with red curry sauce and I had the garlic chicken! Both were excellent! Large servings and great service in a very casual setting.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Dan B
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