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Uahi Island Grill

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33 Aulike St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2767
+1 808-266-4646
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I did see the episode on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and I really wanted to try the food. We went to Boots and Kimos first but they had an hour- long wait. This place had lots of seats empty and I see why. Sandwiches were ok and my fish with red curry was also good but definitely not amazing. Ambience... More 

Thank Steven K
Sydney, Australia
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161 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not bad, not great, just average food. Great waitstaff - entertaining & engaging. Could use a little updating and imagination. Otherwise a good value meal but just a little lacking in imagination. Good try for the area though.

Thank Debbie S
St Paul, United States
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great dinner Pesto Fish special was amazing. Garlic Ahi had great kick and of course their special Garlic Chicken -all excellent. Unfortunately no one tried their Red curry fish featured in Diners Drive Ins and Dives (which by the way this is none of those- it's a local gem!) Big bar and outdoor seating also available. It's worth... More 

Thank Jeff N
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't know this was reviewed by renowned chef Guy Fieri and featured on one of his shows but I can see why. It was a wonderful discovery. The food was delicious, everything was so tasty! The service was excellent, very friendly Hawaiian hospitality which made our experience even better. We had a great time, thank you.

Thank chengv1
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Uahi Grill in their old location for the food. It was hot, cramped, and worth it for the excellent food. The new venue is fantastic, full bar, and improved service. Prices are still very good and the beer/wine prices are the best in town. If you go to Kailua, go to Uahi.

Thank Ken L
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After standing in line once to eat at Kimo and Boots, I was a bit concerned when we arrived at this restaurant shortly afternoon on Sunday and were able to get an outside table right away. We were delighted to find a robust brunch menu and a friendly service staff. Both my wife and I went for omelettes, she the... More 

Thank CheapWorldTraveller
Columbia, Missouri
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner last night with my family. We sat outside and it was a beautiful evening. Wait staff was great. Food was solid. Overall, I would say a decent place for dinner.

Thank Kasey C
San Jose, California
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170 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Everything is relative, I read through a lot of these reviews both before and after our dinner here. Each group seems to be looking to get something different. In my opinion what this place is NOT is authentic fresh Hawaiian or island food. What it IS is fast food, not fresh, over loaded with massive massive amounts of salt. We... More 

Thank Stephen E
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Easy-going. Nice, simple atmosphere. Very good fresh food. Fair pricing. Very nice option to sit outside.

Thank superriki
Kailua, Hawaii
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were there on a Friday evening. The wait for a table was very short. The service was good and prompt and the seafood was very good. My only complaint is that since all the surfaces are hard and there's no carpet the noise level make it hard to carry on a conversation. When we go back, and we will,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Asian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Aulike St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2767
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-266-4646

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?