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House Without a Key

2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-923-2311
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut cake” (153 reviews)
“potato chips” (17 reviews)
“pupus” (36 reviews)
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American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are just here to enjoy the magnificent sunset and singers , beautiful dancer- then make sure you don't drink anything expensive.

Thank hopstepandjump
Reviewed 3 days ago

Got off a plane ride from the mainland, sat down to exactly what we were looking for in a light late lunch, took in the gorgeous view of Diamond Head and immediately started feeling relaxed. The food here is fresh and not hidden with added...More

Thank adalbert3
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great amazing food, super fresh, tasty, great staff. Amazing views, definitely a must to eat, Definitely coming back for a stay, hotel looks amazing.

Thank goldnugget1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our first dinner in Hawaii here and it did not disappoint. Beautiful evening, lovely entertainment and delicious meal. Or server was spot on- she said they had the best mai tais on the beach....and they did!!! The coconut cake was also delicious!!! Maybe...More

Thank Mitsu114
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited House Without a Key after a long beach day to kick off our last night in Waikiki. We sat at the cocktail tables near the live music. The music was good and they had hula dancers every couple of songs...More

2  Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is everything all the rave reviews talk about! Yes the food is outstanding and in my book the Mai Tais are the best on the beach- the service is personable and attentive. And at 5:30 they start entertainment which consists of a 3-person singing/ukulele...More

Thank rwb1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to House Without a Key at the Halekani for a romantic Hawaiian evening. We went to have a nice dinner outdoors while the sun was setting and to listen to some great Hawaiian music. The menu, the food and the service were good....More

Thank dsm125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed everything about this great Hawaiian restaurant located in the Halekulani Hotel Resort Complex. Very romantic with traditional Hawaiian music to accompany a delicious meal - Pina coladas, Mai Tai's, Coconut Shrimp (delicious), Mahi-Mahi Catch of the Day, Lau Lau Chicken, Coconut Cake,...More

Thank Troy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for an early Dinner. We had a great outdoor table with perfect views of the water. Luckily we were just far enough away from the Live Music that showed up a bit later. Admittedly the music was decent and not too loud....More

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a table of 7 we fully understood waiting for a table - the service was polite and efficient - the starters were as expected - the mains not so much. Have ordered the prime rib all three were cold when they reached us. The...More

Thank Ohana1969
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February 3, 2018|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in House Without a Key. Yes, we still offer a breakfast buffet seven days a week in House Without a Key. Price for adults is $36 and children are $18. These prices are without taxes and... More
Michelle C
October 14, 2017|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Guests are welcome to come and enjoy the music and cocktails in House Without a Key without Reservations. The Restaurant takes lunch and dinner reservations on our website, however cocktail tables are on a first come, first... More
May 14, 2017|
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Response from RonSlee | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I don't know the specific time the show starts I would suggest you arrive early, say around 5 or 5:30 and have your cocktails and pupus and tell lies to each other until the show starts. The location alone is worth... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2311
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Halekulani Hotel
Offering daily breakfast buffet, Hawaiian inspired lunch and dinner menu, and sunset cocktails. Voted one of the best restaurants in Waikiki, House Without A Key is known for its signature Mai Tai, a classic to be enjoyed any time of the day. Notable Hawaiian Hula Dancers, all whom have been awarded the title Ms. Hawaii, and entertainment are offered nightly at sunset and under the stars. There is a $5 entertainment charge for non-hotel guests, reservations available for hotel guest through Dining Reservations or OpenTable. Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Daytime: Casual, swimwear cover-up and footwear required. Evening: Informal, footwear required.
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