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230 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3201
+1 408-279-4888
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good60%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“kalua pork” (3 reviews)
“loco moco” (3 reviews)
Polynesian, Hawaiian
€€ - €€€
230 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3201
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Dropped in as a single based on the name, I bellied up to the tiki bar and ordered my Big Wave Golden Ale and Teriyaki Pinapple burger. Both were very nice, burger was juicey, meat was nice and the teriyaki merinade was tastey.. I wanted...More

Thank reg v
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We had heard about this place and decided to give it a try. The location is in Japantown and it is easy to park and walk this area. We started with the Pork Quesadilla and it was delicious. I would come back just to get...More

Thank StormyMarin
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We came to Hukilau to celebrate my birthday. We had a large group and they were very accommodating. They were very kind and courteous. They were willing to do split checks. The food and mixed drinks were fabulous. And, they were so nice about presenting...More

Thank amychav
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Hukilau is located in the middle of JTown. There is metered parking in the area, but it can be a challenge. The area is totally worth visiting, though. This restaurant is reminiscent of Hawaii with saimin , poke bowls, and inspired island cocktails. Of course,...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Dropped in for dinner after visiting Pa’ina Café in Las Vegas a few days earlier. This is another great venue located in J-Town for Hawaiian local food! Ono grinds! Alika took very good care of us and the staff are very professional and efficient. No...More

Thank Ghost4314
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were totally pleased with our first experience here and plan to come back a few more times to try more menu items. We went on a Saturday night around 8:30PM We were greeted immediately by this nice Victorian mustachioed gentleman We were seated immediately...More

Thank Monty H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This place is in Japan Town and it's a Hawaiian joint. I had the Kalua Pork quesadilla and it was big and good. The portions are huge and the food is tasty.

Thank Johnny S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Hukilau is very extensive with good Island foods. I ordered the Kalua pork Loco Moco and it was delicious. Others had the Teriyaki beef sandwich, Spam fried rice, and the kalua port burrito. I would definitely go back to this restaurant.

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I came up to San Jose because I still have family in the area. The plan was to meet up with some high school friends and former coworker friends. This was the best place to do it since the vibe is always "aloha" and the...More

Thank heuster3
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We really enjoyed out meal! The staff was friendly and the atmosphere chill. I had the fish tacos (definitely preferred the grill version, high five to the staff for recommending I try one fried and one grilled). My wife had the chicken katsu curry. It...More

Thank Scott M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
21:30 - 11:00
21:30 - 11:00
22:00 - 11:00
22:00 - 11:00
22:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-279-4888
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