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“Ono food!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Asahi Grill

Asahi Grill
Ranked #124 of 2,257 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Soups, Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
Kaneohe
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Ono food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2011

Excellent food! Love the hamburger steak and fried rice!!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Any
English first
San Diego
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Local favorite: Hawaiian grind (eats) w/ a Japanese persuasion”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2011

We travel to Oahu every year and we've been eating here for years and have never been disappointed. The daily specials are always great but we always gravitate to the ox tail soup and baked short ribs. This is a Japanese restaurant that serves local Hawaiian grind (food) which is always fresh, tasty, and comforting. Tourists and locals frequent this small restaurant and all leave with a smile. The service is prompt but not always warm...they take your order, bring it hot w/ not too much chatter or smiles. The parking lot is very small for this size restaurant and the restrooms are outside through the parking lot. This restaurant is just off Ala Moana up from the Ward Factory Stores and ez to get to from Waikiki where we always stay.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome local diner with great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2011

Asahi Grill was recommended by one of the bellmen at our hotel - we were looking for local, casual. His recommendation was perfect. We would NEVER have found or stepped into this little restaurant and would have missed out on this gem. The Ahi Donburi bowl was delicious and the butterfish was unique and great. Don't expect too much help from the wait staff on what to order, but look around at other diners (no tourists there) and you'll figure it out.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DNLinTexas
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