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Tanioka's Seafood and Catering

94-903 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-3200
+1 808-671-3779
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“spicy ahi” (6 reviews)
“musubi” (6 reviews)
“fish patties” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Hawaiian, Japanese
94-903 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-3200
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

It’s always fresh. I like their ahi onion poke, and spicy ahi. I don’t mind the long line, it’s worth waiting for. The line goes fast anyway.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Romeo R
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

My granddaughter was having her first real hula performance at The Hula Mound in Waikiki on a Saturday evening. We needed good seats so we decided to bring our dinner. I made the musubis (rice balls) but wanted to buy some chicken n fish patties....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank phiga7877
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Unfortunately it was 1:50 p.m.when I decided to go into the store. I wanted a salad poke bowl but learned that they were out of ahi. So I ended up buying a tako poke salad bowl. Not my first choice but it ended up being...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank BeverlyW458
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

The lines are crazy but their staff works like a well oiled machine and service time is very minimal. Fresh poke or lunch plates are to die for. Don't forget to grab some Onolicious Okazuya items too. Mahalo

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank ShaneF353
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Local food spot, known for their bento, poke, and musubi. They also have different deep fried things - like fish patties, tempura, and mochiko chicken. When you walk in, you immediately stand in line and pass through the line ordering whatever you see that looks...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank JPL390
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Arguably the best one-stop shop lunch/snack carry-out place on in West O'ahu. We stopped by for snacks and lunch items for later when my husband and I were en route to pay respects to our family @ their gravesites further north on the island @...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank RobbyofMaui
Reviewed April 30, 2018

not always in that area so when had to pass by after the recent LPGA tourney at ko olina ... just had to do it. the poke and other goodies are just so so good. quality ... good service .... great taste. if you go...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank leslie i
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

As a local I’m ashamed to say it took me this long to eat here. Was out in waipahu for a project and stopped in around noon. Took me 20 minutes with the line but they were efficient and friendly. Quite the operation. The food...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank m2HI
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Simply delicious! By all accounts, Tanioka’s is an Oahu treasure. The poke is fresh and amongst the highest quality I have enjoyed in recent years. Be sure to try their many other wonderful treats and snacks, such as various fried chicken, inari sushi, musubi, bento,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank HPotter8
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We arrived at Tanioka's in Waipahu to buy some things to eat and there were 20 customers going thru the line inside to pick up different food items and 15 outside waiting . It took us 15 minutes from start to finish . Very good...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bruce E
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Questions & Answers
February 7, 2018|
Response from cindyneiva | Reviewed this property |
the smallest one is a family bento .. but I guess you also pick and make your own.
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Matthew C | Reviewed this property |
Sam is right, the line is long but moves fairly quickly, but not so fast that you cant make up your mind while shuffling up to the order board.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94-903 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-3200
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-671-3779
  • E-mail
Take Out, Catering, Hawaiian, Japanese, Local food.
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