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Taormina Sicilian Cuisine

227 Lewers St, Ste 100, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946
+1 808-926-5050
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
227 Lewers St, Ste 100, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a last minute choice on the final evening of our Hawaii holiday. It turned out to be our best dinner. From arrival to departure we were well looked after by friendly and professional staff. Our waitress Kaui was excellent, very knowledgeable and helpful....More

Thank Barry5252
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. We were very disorganised and booked late (for 10 people). They managed to get a table for us within 30 minutes. The food is genuine Italian. Lovely fresh and delicious pasta as well as fish and meat dishes. Great wine list The...More

Thank margjolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time here, and the food was excellent, as was the service. Seating is a bit cramped, but not unreasonable. The pasta dishes are very good

Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed in seating arrangements booked 2 days in advance and seated in an annex bad lighting, but complaint is about seating seats too far back and too low for table needs new chairs suitable for table saitisfied with food and service - but did enjoy...More

Thank Swaney23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you have had your fill of ahi, ono, monchong and opah, as well as the myriad of chain restaurants lining the streets of Waikiki, or are just longing for something real and closer to home, this is the place. Authentic Italian cuisine, professional yet...More

Thank Tomsak1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have dined here several times and it is always great. The service was top rate and the food was even better. The dished reminded me of those my grandmother cooked many years ago. I highly recommend this place !!

Thank George R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In town to meet up with friends and having a hard time deciding on a place for Mother’s Day dinner. Found this restaurant and liked the menu so reserved. Had an amazing experience...so friendly and welcoming. Superb service from Joe who was so knowledgeable of...More

Thank DReeves2014
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We looked for a good Italian meal and found a great one. Inside area rather small and nice - we dined on the outdoor patio - no view to speak of but very comfortable. Fantastic meal. We shared an app and a salad. Good selection...More

Thank Whr53022
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We visit Waikiki every four or five years, and we were happy to see Taormina still located at a most busy tourist area on the Beach Walk strip during our recent vacation. Last time I had the Pasta Bolognese and loved it and was tempted...More

Thank JSCHMEEG
Reviewed April 7, 2018

My friends booked this restaurant and boasted about the special Sicilian spaghetti bolognaise that takes forever to make. It was something else and well worth trying. Great wine list, excellent service by our waiter for the evening and yet another birthday cake desert. Put this...More

Thank Neville H
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Nancy P
March 5, 2018|
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Response from SantaFeSister | Reviewed this property |
I'm not with the restaurant, just somebody who enjoyed lunch there a month ago. But we were casually dressed, and we were very graciously served. In fact,everything in Honolulu seems to be casual.
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joseelias24
June 6, 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Lewers St, Ste 100, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946
    (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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