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Hawaiiana Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

We were sad to walk by our favorite Waikiki sushi place last night to find it closed for good. 😒 This was always one of nightly dinner spots when visiting Waikiki. I hope we can find a substitute place as quaint and good.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Trisshy
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Excellent kaukau! The service was awesome and fast. On top of that the food had plenty portion brada. I had to take some food back to the hotel for later.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank LiavaaM
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Loved the sushi so made sure we visited the cafe again. When I went to pay for the bill I was charged an extra $6.00 on top of my bill for a servers charge. When I questioned the charge I was told it was standard...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank IngaOlaf
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem for sushi and Japanese food!! Small private setting with great service and fresh food. Had ahi tuna special sushi roll and the tuna was rare and fresh. Beef bowl and tempura udon soup were also great! Ask for some Japanese spices for your...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank AndreaK99
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Looks very unassuming, and not a place for a special date. However, the service is cordial, the food is 100% fresh and extremely tasty. Best value by far in over-priced Waikiki.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank cant83
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews I was looking forward to trying this place. It's definitely cute and a hole in the wall. Food was ok but way way over priced. Spent $45 USD for two donburi and 2 small rolls (8 pieces of California...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank SamanthaG62
Reviewed September 25, 2016

My husband and I were staying in Waikiki and were looking for a less expensive restaurant with a local feel that we could walk to. We read good reviews, so decided to try it for dinner. It was small and very quaint and obviously family...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank kblp
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Food was okay but the service was terrible. It was my last day in Hawaii and this restaurant totally ruined the end of my happy vacation. If you are not good at English or not familiar with American culture just never go there.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank 혜연 조
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Hiked Diamond Head then stopped for lunch while walking back to hotel. Shared a salad and the sushi was amazing. Involuntarily said yum midway through the meal! Very small dining area. Decor was very Hawaiian eclectic. Not a place for a romantic meal, but definitely...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank MeIslandGirl14
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Loved the food Loved the service Five Tables inside and a few outside A real hidden jewel,in the middle of the insanity of the area

Date of visit: July 2016
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