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Zippy's Kahala

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4134 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-4664
+1 808-733-3730
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Tucson, AZ
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

First time to Zippy's. Went for Lunch, was very good. They serve, breakfast, lunch & dinner at all times. I had the Teriyaki beef and Korean chicken. Service was quick, even though quite busy on Sunday lunchtime.

Thank TucsonTraveller2
Honolulu, Hawaii
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Went there for an early dinner, 4:30 p.m., it was rather empty, got to be seated right away. Wait staff was very attentive, told us about the daily specials, all in all a very pleasant experience.

Thank wninouye
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stopped in on a weekday afternoon with my daughter. Half the restaurant was empty so only 1 section was being used. After a couple of waitresses seemed to discuss which one would seat us, we were taken to the far corner and seated in a booth. The booths diagonally across from us were piled sky high with dirty dishes. I... More 

Thank ncaloha
Carrollton, Georgia
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Eaten at Zippy since the late 70's and overtime we visit. Zip Pac and saimin. Don't forget to try the sweet from the bakery.

Thank Tano P
San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Portuguese sausage...amazing donuts...chili and saimin!! All crammed into a place that will remind you of ihop or Denny's! Make sure you get some donuts-truly will make your day!!!

Thank 1Aleya
Northbrook, Illinois
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We ordered machiko chicken, It was awful. Mostly skin with a few pieces of chicken attached. It was terrible

Thank Kathleen123000
Honolulu, Hawaii
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148 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I was tasked to purchase some "pupus" (appetizers) for a party my wife was invited to. My son and I remembered Zippys offers party platters. We arrived at the restaurant, read the menu board, and it said "please order an hour ahead of time". Oh well, I expected to wait an hour, but to my surprise we were told 15... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

For an informal, quick and affordable meal-breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack-Zippy's is always a good choice. Whatever you are in the mood to munch on, you will probably see it on the menu. Local favorites include Zip Min, Chili Cheese Fries, Stew, Roast Turkey with Stuffing and Lau Lau Plate. And, the assortment of desserts are "must try." The Napoleons... More 

Thank scsjf
Honolulu, Hawaii
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150 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

The Japanese Sushi section of the restaurant got recently redone. For the better. The old, big sushi bar got moved out, reduced in size and moved into a corner. Made more space for more booths and tables. Some newly upholstered. Only one waiter (a pleasant young fellow, Jordan S. probably a grad student making some extra money) all evening doing... More 

Thank GCHHawaii
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136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

The review covers various Zippy's in Honolulu, not just the Kahala location. Zippy's has a big menu and it covers American, Japanese, breakfast, and local foods. I do go to Zippy's often, but it seems that I am more disappointed with the food lately. I think the quality has gone down. Or the same old selections are getting tired. I... More 

Thank retiredorange

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Japanese, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4134 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-4664
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-733-3730

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?