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Tanaka of Tokyo Central

2250 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2542
+1 808-922-4702
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2250 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2542
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have spent a lot of time in Japan (9 months of life) and also spent a lot of time in Japanese restaurants around the world. This one I would describe as mediocre. Yes the theatre is there as you would expect from tapanyaki but...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a last minute dinner decision and it was a good one! Make sure to make a dinner reservation to get seated right away. The location from our hotel was very convenient. The verdict? It was well worth the walk there and the price....More

Thank msexcie
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I love good Teppanyaki, and this is our favorite! We have had the hibachi style Japanese all over Japan and the US and this is hard to beat! The food was excellent and the prices were very good for Hawaii. We also...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten at this restaurant's two locations multiple times every year I visit Hawaii. I never thought their portions of food was generous but it was adequate although the prices are a bit high. Average dinner price is $30. Tonite I was just disgusted. I...More

Thank Alina G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made reservation same day even had to change time and they were very accommodating. The chef was very entertaining with his guest, food excellent, mai tai excellent, service excellent, we have in Florida similar place and this place is MUCH BETTER!!

Thank Daisy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know sometimes after reading reviews of restaurants you can o mind numb so I will keep it simple.I know two things to be true,you can't please everyone and every night is different .I had the seafood, which consisted of scallops,calamari and lobster,some of best...More

Thank brainwave13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant chef is great and the table server are courteous and helpful food selection are good very similar to Benihana which is the one we go to in northern Ca whenever there's a family occasion thank you...More

Thank BabeVic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our last night in Hawaii. Wanted something Benihana like but we could easily get that at home. This was super fun, our chef was very entertaining and the food was excellent! A must try if you come.

1  Thank AmericaBrown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great evening ! Didn't have to wait too long for a seat around one of the grills and sat with 2 other couples of different nationalities. Our chef introduced himself and did the usual tricks with his knives,etc. The cooking show was brilliant...More

Thank BSlinger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of my best Teppanyaki experiences. Excellent food and a great show from the chef! The atmosphere is relaxed but the restaurant is elegant and the staff looks impeccable. The price was good and we got very generous servings, including dessert and tea....More

Thank Manuel R
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Yes- I did see high chairs in the restaurant - we didn't use them- but I think there were several chairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2250 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2542
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-4702
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