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Taormina Sicilian Cuisine

227 Lewers St, Ste 100, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1944
+1 808-926-5050
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (131 reviews)
“vongole” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
227 Lewers St, Ste 100, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1944
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1 - 10 of 558 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Despite having booked this restaurant more than 2 weeks in advance, and on high recommendation, and we left if as our last night of vacation as a special dinner, we got there and were told they were overbooked and we were to be seated next...More

Thank holidaybabe69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Taormina on a Thursday evening in July. The restaurant was busy, fortunately we made a reservation the day before. We were quickly seated and our waitress was helpful navigating us through the menu. We shared the roasted eggplant appetizer and...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had such amazing service and pleasant atmosphere but I have to say I was disappointed with their pasta dishes... expected something a bit more tasteful and less cheesy/salty/greasy. However, my other half did enjoy his meal so to each their own taste!

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful restaurant. Not cheap but very good choice & a good selection. Fine dining so not really for little ones.

Thank Bernadette B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is one of my husband's favorite place to go during the lunch time because of very close from office area, and also it is very good to place meeting our friends who visited to Honolulu as a tourist. Small Sicilian restaurant provides creative...More

Thank Ayako I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Taormina twice during our stay in Waikiki. We were in a group of 10 including small children. We had both lunch and dinner and the menu had different options available during the day and night. The restaurant provided us with a high...More

Thank J9-kit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and beautiful fit out. Perfect for a special occasion intimate yet friendly and warm vibe. The food was the best in Wakiki by a long shot!

Thank hessco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are on our honeymoon and wanted to celebrate our 1 week anniversary someplace special. We called ahead to reserve and requested a nice table and told them it was a special day. They delivered with a great table, attentive staff, and...More

Thank TravelDeMistyFied
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the $42 prix fixe lunch + $ 20 wine pairing Fish carpaccio ...pasta with sea urchin....filet mignon.....all excellent with special mention for the innovative pana cotta. Perfect wine pairing. Bravo to chef Iro and his team....and great staff in the dining room. During...More

Thank Chichato
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat in the outside undercover area of this small Italian restaurant, in a quiet and interesting shopping street. The waiters were friendly and attentive, the grilled mixed seafood was excellent and the Tiramisu for dessert, decorated to say Happy Anniversary was a very special...More

Thank Austraveller1111
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joseelias24
6 June 2017|
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Response from Jeff N | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 15 minute walk It's just a couple of blocks past the Royal Hawaiian. Or 5 minutes by uber (if you have a rental car you'll probably spend more time parking than if you walk from your hotel!)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Lewers St, Ste 100, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1944
    (Don Ho)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-926-5050
  • E-mail
Description
Inspired by authentic Sicilian recipes from the kitchens of Southern Italy's seaside town of Taormina, Chef Hiroyuki Mimura pairs fresh pastas with the highest quality seafoods and meats. Unspoiled by heavy sauces, Sicilian-style pastas are dressed in pure, extra virgin olive oil. Fresh vegetables, lightly grilled fresh local fish, and lamb seasoned with herbs offer diners a healthy range of options.Featured dishes include fresh Fettucine Carbonara finished with tableside Truffle service, grilled Lamb Chops "Palermo" and Veal "Siciliana." Taormina's specialty dish is Uni Pasta (Sea Urchin), a delicacy enjoyed in Japan and Italy. Italian espressos compliment Dolci (dessert) selections of house made desserts.
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