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“Gourmet Fast Food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kakaako Kitchen

Kakaako Kitchen
Ranked #209 of 2,326 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
Honolulu
Level Contributor
25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Gourmet Fast Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2012

Nowhere close to your "known fast food". Everything is so good. Russell Siu, Chef/Owner of 3660 on the Rise in Kaimuki owns Kakaako Kitchen.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Sharon T
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Rating summary
    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Any
English first
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2012

The novelty of this place is an innovative menu that sets it apart from the typical Hawaii plate lunch venue. But it is not much more than a mediocre restaurant masquerading as a plate lunch drive in.

If it is the drive in experience you want, there are many really good authentic plate lunch spots with really good food. If you want gourmet, there are also many good alternatives in lovely surroundings in Hawaii at prices comparable to or better than the Kakaako Diner.

    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank rbrogan
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Macon, Missouri
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Local food lives!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2012

All your old favorites, if you grew up in Honolulu!

Helpful?
Thank nonight
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Hawaii
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good food for the money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

Good local food and mainland food. Good deals and the food is good.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Keoki96744
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“Local delights served for breakfast lunch and Dinner extensive menu.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2012

A varied menu served in cardboard boxes very popular with the Locals and tourists too.
Daily specials $9.19 include meat loaf, stuffed cabbage,Katsu Curry and so ths list goes on.
We shared a rueben sandwich pastrami, sauerkraut,swiss cheese served with curly french fries.
There a number of sandwiches and burgers to choose from.
Open from Sunday 8am-5pm
Monday-Thursday 8am-9pm
Friday & Saturday 8am-10pm

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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