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“Excellent eating”

Marukame Udon Waikiki
Ranked #14 of 2,453 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Reviewed May 12, 2014

Lines mean good food, and that's just what Marukame Udon has. We visited several times during our week stay and strategically ate early or late to miss the line that forms at lunch and dinner

Thank Ann L
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Reviewed May 10, 2014

Easily accessible to Waikiki beach, this noodle place is a nice change of pace from other nearby restaurants. The udon is freshly prepared in front of you, and has wonderful consistency and tension. Tempura is also very good - love the shrimp, eggplant, and soft-boiled egg options. Very casual atmosphere, albeit a bit hot/stuffy at times. Would highly recommend!

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Thank Jessica Y
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Reviewed May 10, 2014

Hit this place as soon as they opened for a pre surfing meal. Very tasty Udon, and SPAM Musubi. While the lines can get long, at 7am there was no line at all. Really cheap for the amount of food you get. Friendly service also. I will come back.

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Thank Dustin H
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Reviewed May 10, 2014

I walked past Marukame Udon in Waikiki probably a hundred times in the past two years, but never stopped to try it because of the long lines outside. I shouldn't have been put off, though, as the line moves quickly once you are inside. As you walk in, you can see the cooks making fresh noodles to your right, followed by a cafeteria style ordering counter. There are around 5 different choices of bowls- that differ in either the main topping (i.e. beef) and/or dashi (broth). A friend recommended the curry udon- a perfect blend of Japanese curry and broth. So good that you'll want to pick up your bowl and guzzle it down! You can then select from a bunch of add-ons that can be eaten separately or placed on your Udon. There are different types of tempura (shrimp, pumpkin, sweet potato), fried chicken, and my favorite, potato croquette. Grab your sauces, a beverage, then find a seat and get your grub on. Cheap and yummy!

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Thank lotusandthebee
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Reviewed May 8, 2014

There was a 50' line on a week night so they must be doing something right. Came back the middle of the afternoon the next day and was able to get a seat without a problem. Udon was good and equivalent to Japan.

Thank JeremyWest42
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