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) #70 of 1,908 Restaurants in San Jose €€ - €€€ , Hawaiian, Asian
230 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3201
+1 408-279-4888
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  • Very good60%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“kalua pork” (5 reviews)
“loco moco” (4 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian, Asian
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230 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3201
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Have you been to the islands and long for more of that great Hawaiian food, but can't find it? Well, if you're in the San Jose California area, visit Hukilau. It's located in an area known as Japan-town, or J town to many. I went...More

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We visited last Thursday for our sons 30th birthday. Love the sausage appetizer, kahlua pork quesadilla, fried rice and mac salad. Out of bread pudding (highly recommended) that night but macadamia nut brownie good substitute. Pineapple head mixed drink and long board beer on draft...More

1  Thank Carylgb2020
Reviewed 13 September 2016

First time eating here and won't be the last, we love Hawaiian food and this was the best outsode of Hawaii we have had. We had the Portuguese sausage appetizer and it was tasty but a little over cooked. The tako poke was tasty but...More

Thank louseuferer
Reviewed 11 August 2016

One of a few 'local kine' owned and operated, 'local kine' food in the south Bay Area. Great food! Prices and portions are well worth it. Lunch hour, when we visited, packed the place. Nice bar area. Old style Hawaiian décor, kinda eclectic (for me)....More

Thank Dennis Y
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Earlier this year my husband and I visited Hawaii. I enjoyed the Hawaiian food there and when I saw this restaurant, I started craving Hawaiian food. The restaurant was pretty easy to find and parking wasn't a problem for us. We were seated right away....More

Thank Kristen T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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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