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Marukame Udon Waikiki

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2310 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2983
+1 808-931-6000
Today
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
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Corvallis, OR
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Simple delicious noodles cafeteria style, also great tempura. Too bad it is usually so busy. A wonderful spot in Waikiki.

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Thank Kitgordo
Jacksonville, Florida
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The noodles are fresh and it's entertaining to watch them make it. There a whole bunch of add on choices as you pass through the line. It gets busy on rush hours but more likely worth the wait.

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Thank DragonRady
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's a long line when you arrive, but it moved pretty quickly. Once you're inside you pick an option and tell it to the server, and by the time you get to the till, your food is ready. Very good value, especially adding a couple of tempura on too. The food was delicious and very filling.

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Thank Matthew C
Vancouver, Canada
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584 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good thing the line moves fast--cafeteria style ordering but you get to watch them roll, cut and cook the noodles while you are in line. One line descriptions of the dishes are a bit limiting and when I asked what the special was as there is only a name and picture, the person taking orders couldn't really tell me any... More 

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Thank AirSchis
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Prepare yourself for a long standing line we always try to go during slow times. It's so good though. Think of McDonalds but with udon. U basically pick your broth and toppings. Then they have all this fried goodness which is constantly being made. The only negative is it's hard to tell how fresh the piece of fried item is.... More 

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Thank Michele C
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

3 months before we want to Hawaii we went to Japan. We absolutely loved the food there so we checked out Marukame Udon. We were absolutely overwhelmed with how good the food there was! The noodles were perfect, the broth was delicous and savory and the tempura was so good we ate so much that we could almost roll home!... More 

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Thank En i
San Carlos, California
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't be scared off by the line, it moves quickly. We ate here with a group of seven and had no problem getting tables together. The food is very good and inexpensive. Given the prices at some places in Waikiki, this is a nice alternative. Unfortunately, as good as the food was, the menu was challenging for us given that... More 

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Thank Adam R
Haleiwa, Hawaii
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although the line was long, it moved fast. The udon is so good and very reasonable. The assorted tempuras was excellent...crispy with a light batter. I had the sweet potato tempura, kabocha tempura, and the chicken tempura. All were sooooo delicious!!

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Thank Cheryl I
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153 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That's the question, after waiting 30 or so minutes (small line today) we got our fresh udon and yes there are great but damn they love salt, everything is over the top salty so drink up and enjoy:)

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Thank Fgermilli
Kelowna, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These two 'senoir' ladies saw the line-up day after day and finally decided to try it. We had no idea what anything was and had a problem with language when asking questions. Unfortunately we caused the fast moving line to back up because of lack of understanding. Not even sure what we ended up getting. It is obviously a popular... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2310 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2983
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-931-6000

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