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Monkeypod Kitchen

$$ - $$$American, ,
92-1048 Olani Street, Suite 4-107, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4439
+1 808-380-4086
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
92-1048 Olani Street, Suite 4-107, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4439
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided to try Monkeypod kitchen for dinner based upon good reviews on this site. Although they do not take reservations for large parties between 4:30-8:00 pm,we were seated within 15 minutes of arrival at 6:30. The service is excellent and quality of food fantastic....More

Thank Radtraveler58
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there as a family to eat dessert. Our son had the mango sorbet and he loved it! My husband and I ate the Banana Cream Pie and it was amazing!! We went there based on other trip advisor reviews. Great restaurant with live...More

Thank A and Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I went to Monkey pod for dinner while staying at the Marriott at Ko Olina. We shared an appetizer and fish entree. Everything was delicious. Service was excellent. I would definitely return and recommend.

Thank Gingiered
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, live music, original cocktails, 29+ beers on draft, lobster deviled eggs were great, fish tacos awesome, grilled ahi (seared rare) off the chain!!! We ordered a second dish of it to split. Top 3 Ahi of my life. Worth the drive/walk from any...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MonkeyPod Kitchen is a great find in the Ko Olina Resort area. Our 1st visit happened to be at happy hour (3-5:30pm) where the apps and pizzas (except for the lobster one) are 1/2 price. These are excellent prices for great food. The live music...More

Thank bhwoodflyer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner here while staying at a nearby resort. The food was pricy for our usual ($16 for 4 lobster deviled eggs) however the freshness and flavor were perfection. There were unique items to try and a nice variety on the beer...More

Thank hikerkidz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Disney resort across the street and made the quick drive over to Monkeypod for happy hour. We got apps and drinks that we loved. My dad is a picky eater and he enjoyed it, too! Get the fries- the dipping sauce...More

Thank PhilaTraveler22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was special and very tasty, the service was great, the servers were super nice and funny. Overall a great experience!

Thank Roni K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying at Aulani and planned to go to their luau, but due to weather, it was cancelled due to weather. We went across the street to the Monkey Pod for dinner. Awesome experience! Staff is efficient, even upon being inundated with large groups...More

Thank wmdolman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to Monkeypod was absolutely horrendous from Honolulu during rush hour. Monkeypod did make up for it though as it really was very good. I can't give it an excellent because of a few things but, it really was very good. I do recommend...More

Thank potaracke
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Questions & Answers
Cayla F
19 April 2016|
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Response from PJMHawaii | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely more than okay for kids. But I would definitely make a reservation. Enjoy!
31 December 2014|
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Response from mahina43 | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps one of the easiest ways to answer the food and beverage question is to visit the Monkeypod Kitchen website. (TripAdvisor doesn't allow me to post a link.) Other reviewers have answered the question about children. We... More
31 December 2014|
Response from HandcraftedRest | Property representative |
Aloha, our Happy Hour specials include 50% off our listed appetizers excluding the raw bar plate, $9 pizzas, Draft Beers: $4.75 for beers originally $9 and under, $7 for beers $9-$11, $10 for beers $12 and over, $6 Ocean... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92-1048 Olani Street, Suite 4-107, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4439
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kapolei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-380-4086
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Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman is a place where foodies, beer lovers, and families escape the stresses of their day-to-day lives by enjoying an ice-cold beer and a great meal while surrounded by people who consider them honored guests and friends. Our restaurants are founded upon a passion for craft and we are dedicated to mastering the craft of food, drink, and merrymaking...With Aloha! Our menu features fresh island fish, hand tossed pizzas from our kiawe wood-burning oven, and homemade cream pies made from scratch. Thirty-six craft beers are on tap, each served at an optimal twenty-nine degrees. Our culinary cocktails feature unique ingredients such as acai spirit, coconut water, and Kula lavender. Our passion for craft also extends to our diverse wine list, which emphasizes sustainability, drinkability and fun. Come join us at our communal table, with friends old and new, and learn what it's like to share our "Lucky Live Hawaii" story.
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