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Hy's Steak House - Waikiki

2440 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3347
+1 808-922-5555
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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2440 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3347
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Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and i recently visited honolulu and wanted to have a steak 1 night during our trip. rather than going with one of the chains, i.e. ruth's chris, mortons, blt, stripsteak, etc. we wanted to try the local stand out hy's. everything started out...More

Thank Glenn Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

You just can't beat this place for refined service, food to die for, and an ambiance that reminds me of the grand New York restaurants. Bobby Short might as well be playing the piano in the bar. You don't know who Bobby Short was? Too...More

Thank Sally J
Bob P, Guest Relations Manager at Hy's Steak House - Waikiki, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sally J, Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to write about your experience. So glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves! There seems to less and less places where you are required to "dress for dinner", we appreciate you both...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

From the old fashioned wood decor to the meat smoking grill encased in glass in the center of the restaurant, this place is the perfect place for that "wow factor." I was taken by my local friends for my birthday, and I couldn't have asked...More

Thank sfoaustin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to get a reservation but well worth it. We went at 6:30 and found a nice table in the bar that didn't require a reservation. Live Hawaiian music suitable for dining was a treat. Food was superb. Rather $$$$ but worth it. Elegant. Waiters...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Earlier this month I invited my youngest daughter and her family to our favorite Hy's Steakhouse in Waikiki, to celebrate her birthday with her husband and three daughters. With its rich wood atmosphere, well dressed wait help and guests, singer Audie Kimura, and the overall...More

1  Thank Woody C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hy's is a fabulous fine dining restaurant tucked out of sight from the street. It is a place where you dress up and are seen at your best. It is also a place to go to for a very special occasion. You need to book...More

1  Thank virginia096
Bob P, Guest Relations Manager at Hy's Steak House - Waikiki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Virginia096, Thank you for dining at Hy's. With the many excellent restaurants you have to choose from, we greatly appreciate you choosing Hy's! We look forward to serving you again soon. Sincerely, Bob P

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. Every time we go it never disappoints. I love to sit in the main dining area near the glass room where they cook the food. The service is excellent, the men in their tuxedos! Great food, wine, their cheese bread is...More

Thank Jackie B
Bob P, Guest Relations Manager at Hy's Steak House - Waikiki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jackie B, Thank you for taking the time to review your latest experience with us. Please check out out late night menu which we serve on Fridays and Saturdays from 9-11 PM. You can check out the menu at hyswaikiki.com, then go to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group for dinner Hys was gracious to take our large business party. Food was excellent service was the best! Service for a large group impeccable! Hys Escargot Delicious! Caesar Salad excellent! Steaks prepared well The chateaubriand ordered was one of the...More

Thank Sandy W
Bob P, Guest Relations Manager at Hy's Steak House - Waikiki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sandy W, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We truly appreciate you choosing Hy's for your group's dinner and for the kind words in your review. Please come in to check to your late night menu which we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Checked into Hilton Waikiki and asked for a good steakhouse (no chains) close by and Hy’s was suggested. Concierge also suggested this one. They had a 5:00pm or 8:45pm reservation. They have a dress code (collared shirt and slacks) but always idiots who come in...More

Thank John L
Bob P, Guest Relations Manager at Hy's Steak House - Waikiki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear John L, Thank you for dining with us and for the kind words in your review. Although having a dress code in Waikiki is difficult, we do enforce it. Our dress code requires that gentlemen have covered shoes and collared shirts. For all, no...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Hy's Steakhouse is a long established upscale Steakhouse in Wakakii beach. Both the food & service are excellent. They have live music nightly - very pleasant. It's a very nice facility. But it is expensive.More

Thank riny
Bob P, Guest Relations Manager at Hy's Steak House - Waikiki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Riny, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Hy's! Hy's is now offering a late night menu on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 - 11:00 PM. You check check out the menu by going to hyswaikiki.com, then yo the event...More

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5 June 2017|
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Response from JBR45 | Reviewed this property |
Not a good choice for a large party. I suggest you find a different venue for the wedding party and then enjoy the quite ambiance of Hy's the next night with a few close friends. Best of both worlds.
Dave S
22 April 2017|
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Response from ERZ60 | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion this restaurant is not suitable for children.
Dwight F
12 April 2017|
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Response from RN-Aus | Reviewed this property |
Dont know as we only stumbled upon restaurant during our visit to hawaii
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$80
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2440 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3347
    (Uluniu Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-5555
Join us for select Holiday brunch buffets, celebrate your family holiday traditions at Honolulu's most iconic restaurants. Hy's Steak House, one of the best-known steakhouses in Hawaii, has been a tradition in Waikiki for 40 years and continues to be a favorite with visitors and locals alike. Tuxedoed waiters expertly prepare Caesar Salad, carve Chateaubriand for two and flambè delicious desserts (like Bananas Foster and Cherries Jubilee ) tableside. The real specialties of this steak house, of course, are the USDA Prime grade cuts of beef - New York Strip, Porterhouse T-Bone, Delmonico and Filet Mignon - which are dry-aged and trimmed on the premises. The kiawe wood sears the steaks with an intense heat, while complementing the flavor of the fine beef perfectly. Enjoy a cognac or glass of Port from Hy's full bar in the intimacy of the library lounge, while enjoying the acoustic musical offerings of Audy Kimura, Vernon Sakata or Chris Hopper.
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