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Kani Ka Pila Grille

) #69 of 1,900 Restaurants in Honolulu $$ - $$$ American, ,
2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-924-4990
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there several times. Great Hawaiian music from 4pm on. Appetizers are good. They serve lunch and dinner, casual food.

Thank Hawaiigirl47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place. We go there every time we are in Honolulu. The food is great, but what we really go there for is the local Hawaiian entertainers. We love Hawaiian music and if there are local residents there, they will get up and...More

Thank Nancydave13
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Outrigger deserves lots of kudos for their emphasis on traditional Hawaiian music nightly. While this trip we stayed off-site, we visited almost every nite for drinks & music. Our standard evening plan was finishing dinner, walking the beach for sunset, then cruising into Kani Ka...More

1  Thank richinaspen
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This outdoor restaurant is located at the front of the Outrigger Reef Hotel. They play lovely Hawaiian music for 6 to 9pm that creates a nice atmosphere. We only ate from the grill and enjoyed the fish and prawns. They also had a nice cocktail...More

Thank Tash28
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is our go to for a quick drink or nibble. Comfortable open space with a great bar. There's always entertainment and this night the band was awesome and all their friends got up and danced. Even the band leaders mother. The tradewinds blow right...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great outdoor venue with nightly entertainment. Ask if the have any special "catch of a day " if you want to experience one of the Fresh just caught today Fish. Breakfast options are also here. Nightly Happy Hour. Whats not to like, this can become...More

Thank Teddy W
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a partly outdoor restaurant in the Outrigger Reef hotel. They have Hawaiian music at night during dinner and this night they also had a group of women who did the hula. Nice to see that. My mani was fine and my husband's burger...More

Thank baltimoregirl07
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The food here was pretty good, but I felt on the expensive side for what it was. There was some nice live Hawaiian music, but it did feel a little more "Americanized" and touristy even for Waikiki. I had the north shore shrimp, which was...More

Thank lmjbre
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Food here is good but pretty expensive especially for breakfast. They do have great poke and again very expensive compared to all the nearby restaurants.

1  Thank theseriousfoodcritic
Reviewed 5 March 2017

always on the list for dinner when we visit. great atmosphere, friendly staff and great service. As a bonus there is frequently a band playing as well during the dinner hour. very enjoyable

Thank tom b
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do I need to make a reservation for dinner?
28 April 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from thebigdaz | Reviewed this property |
We just turned up without ever making a reservation. Remember though, the music stops at 9 and closing time is 10. Then head to shorebirds for happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-924-4990
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