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“Authentic Japanese Cuisine, geared to locals”

Gyotaku Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #462 of 2,392 Restaurants in Honolulu
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Punahou & McCully
Description: Authentic & Contemporary Japanese Cuisine in a Family Friendly Atmosphere. Established in 2001 and voted Hawaii's most popular Japanese Restaurant year after year by the readers of the Honolulu Star Bulletin, Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Magazine. Gyotaku is truly one of the most popular places where 'locals' dine.
Dallas, Oregon
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Authentic Japanese Cuisine, geared to locals”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Excellent menu choices, generous portions and friendly service at a reasonable price. Strong recommendation

Visited February 2013
Thank Maleko1
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A must go japanese restaurant”
Reviewed December 5, 2012 via mobile

Tom the owner did a fantastic job in taking care of this restaurant. The food are good and the staff fantastics and friendly! A must go!

1 Thank Mahmud H
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Plenty food and good service”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

The shrimp tempura is very good. The poke nachos is great and they put the natto on the side since only I like that. Brown was was cooked just right not too chewy. Service was also great and quick. Would definitely go back again.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank dawntakatsuki
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good Selection of Japanese Food”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

Another location in Pearl City area of Oahu.
Good selection of Japanese food such as sushi, udon, tempura, sashimi, etc.
Portions are small for the price. Family restaurant, where children and adults will feel comfortable and are welcomed. Separate menus for seniors and children: cost savings. Also on certain weeknights, children eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. Service is friendly and prompt.
For basic Japanese food, this is the place to go to.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank NateaBar
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Tampa, FL
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent menu and great service”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

This spot is always full, and on an island with lots of Asian choices that says a lot. We love the sushi, udon, and Katsu here. The ginger tea is just exotic enough to be delicious and interesting!

Visited June 2012
Thank hsuthard
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