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alihi drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 7 May 2012

This is one of our favorite places to eat, at least once a week. The yakitori and tan tan soup are a must try.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Definitely not your typical Japanese steak house in the US. This is a nice small restaurant in the rear of the shopping complex with views of the bay. They have a nice menu of pupus and some larger dishes. The cooking area is open to the dining area so you can see the chefs preparing your food behind the counter... More 

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Waimea, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2011

If you've ever been to Japan or have always wanted to experience what it's like, this casual, little restaurant that is located on the ocean, is exactly such a place. They specialize in YAKITORI but also have other wonderful dishes to satisfy everyone’s palette. Simply, YAKITORI is fresh grilled chicken on a stick that is flavored either teriyaki style or... More 

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: alihi drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
located in same building as bubba gumps.....authentic japanese pub fare.....reasonably priced......attentive and helpful service.......lovely view....serene.......delicious......a winner!!!!!

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