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SunFlower Cafe

1157 Maunakea St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5135
+1 808-599-5262
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“dim sum” (7 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Soups
1157 Maunakea St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5135
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

When I eat at any Chinese restaurant, I am super picky. The noodles must be tender but not mushy and over cooked or extremely dry with that oily taste and hard, the green onions/scallions must be plumbed, the dim sum, tender, delicate and exploding with...More

Thank dahoku
Reviewed 27 November 2017

After a nice walk at the Foster Botanical Garden and some shopping in Chinatown, we were definitely hungry. We had read through reviews and the Sunflower Cafe caught our eye. Beyond the name, we liked that this was a local family restaurant with a good...More

Thank Kimberley42
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is better than any regular breakfast.....Dim Sum in Chinatown.....mmmm......so tasty and special orders done very fast.......i have gone here for the past 6 yrs still one of my favorite places to eat.....and......so reasonable.....3 of us ordered a total of 5 dishes of dim sum...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Ok dim sum. Large selection in the front windows. I have had better dim sum so just ok. Seems to be frequented by locals.

Thank dougrh
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Had lunch in this casual, informal restaurant with homey and concerned service. We were the only tourists in the restaurant. We asked for l items not on the cart; the server cheerfully prepared what we wanted from the dim sum menu in less than 7...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Closest to a full 'coffee shop' in NY Chinatown. Dim sum's pretty good, jook the best in town, won ton noodles. Dinner offers great value too.

Thank FiveStarDiner
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I come here a lot whenever I have a craving for authentic Chinese dim sum or lunch specials. They are not the cheapest amongst all the other Chinese restaurants in Chinatown, but I found their quality is better than some of the cheapest prices. They...More

Thank Mei W
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Just so so dim sum . Local spot in china town. Nothing very unusual of different. Was taken here by local friends. Very cafe like. Service was nice .

Thank dougrh
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Small and simple by comparison but very big with the aunties and Chinese families out to lunch! The Sunflower Restaurant isn't going to surprise you or offer anything unique but the food is well done and tastes good. The service is also attentive (as you...More

Thank singabob
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

At a lot of small restaurants in Chinatown, if you're not Chinese you won't receive the same level of service. It's frustrating but expected. However, the service was really bad here for me. While others were served in a courteous but seemingly short manner, I...More

Thank Thedrstwo
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1157 Maunakea St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5135
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-599-5262
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