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Big City Diner


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Wings Over Bcd
our famous chicken wings tossed in our spicy guava-bbq sauce packs a zing! served with clery & carrots sticks
Calamari Tempura Strips
panko breaded strips fried golden brown with spicy garlic-wasabi aioli sauce & lemon
Ray-Chan's Island-Style Poke
tossed with lots of sweet onions, green onions, chopped tomato and roasted sesame seeds. add ray's secret sauce! ono-licious!
Bcd Chili Nachos
our tri colored tortilla chips smothered with our flavous chili topped with shredded jack and cheeder cheeses, chopped tomato, sweet onions, roasted corn, green onions and sliced black olives. served with fresh salsa, cilantro and buttermilk dip
Pupu N.y.steak
flame-broiled bites of steak cooked medium rare and tossed with pulehu spices and topped with green onion and roasted sesame seeds
Our Famous Soyabeans Made with Hawaiian Spice Sauce
Fire-Roasted Portobello Mushroom Salad
sliced on a bed of organic greens, chopped roamnie, diced roma tomatoes and sweet red onions topped with big croutons, imported parmesan, red onion rings and fresh lemon. served with ancho-chile dressing
Big Salad $11.99
Not So Big Salad $8.99
Citrus-Grilled Wild Sockeye Salmon Salad
wild sockeye served warm over organic greens, veggies and roma tomatoes served with our spicy ponzu - vinaigrette
Big Salad $11.99
Not So Big Salad $8.99
Paniolo Chicken Salad
a spicy mix of lime-marinated chicken, sweet roasted corn, chopped roma tomato, wisconsin cheddar and jack cheese, tri colored chips and cilantro over mixed greens
Big Salad $7.99
Not So Big Salad $5.99
Add Grilled Chicken Breast Or Fresh Island Fish for Jus' $2.99
Tutu's Caesar Salad
the almost traditional recipe with big croutons and imported parmesan.
The Big City Cobb Salad
the "not-so-traditional cobb" with hickory turkey, diced ham, chopped tomato, red onion, black olives, roasted corn, california avocado, jack and cheddar cheese atop chopped romaine
Big Salad $11.99
Bot So Big Salad $8.99
Oriental Chicken Salad
grilled chicken breast, roma tomatoes, japanese cucumbers, crisp bean sprouts, celery and carrots atop chopped romaine tossed with our soy sesame dressing and topped with roasted sesame seeds, green onions, clinatro and crispy won ton strips
Add 1.99 for a Cup of Daily Supresoup Or Small Green Salad
Boneless Korean Kalbi Streak
boneless sterling silver kalbi streak marinated in our secret korean style sauce. broke sa mouth
Country Fried Steak
pako breaded usda choice streak topped with caramelized onions, fresh mushrooms and paniolo gravy
Mamasam; S Vegetable Stir-Fry
a medley of fresh garden veggies stir fried with big city diner's secret sauce and lots of garlic and ginger add 2.99 for choice steak, tofu or chicken breast
Chinatown Fried Min Noodles
stir fried with fresh veggies add 2.99 for choice steak, tofu or chicken breast
Pulehu N.y Steak with Grilled Onions and Mushrooms
a choice new york strip steak grilled medium-rare topped with grilled onions and sauteed mushrooms
A Speciality Sandwiches with Skin On Fries Or Add Roasted Garlic Fries for Only 99 add 1.99 for a Small Green Salad.
Monterey Chile Chicken Sandwich
caramelized onion, fire roasted bell pepper, jack cheese and spicy guava bbq sauce
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms Sandwich
caramelized onion, jack cheese and fire roasted bell pepper on a whole wheat bun
Citrus Grilled Wild Sockeye Salmon Sandwich
charbroiled with lemon and herbs. served with ripe tomato, red onion and lettuce
Big City Cheesesteak Sandwich
grilled strips of choice topped with sauteed mushrooms, caramelized onion, monterey jack cheese and roasted garlic mayo on sourdough roll
Malibu Chicken Sandwich
fresh sausteed mushrooms, jack cheese, california avocado with roasted garlic mayo on a whole wheat bun
Pacific Fresh Fish Sandwich
fresh off the auction block and served with all the fixin's on a fresh potato bun
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Diner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Sorry to say that the food here has declined in value.. the mushrooms in the portobello mushroom Benedict were shaved with a razor.. should have been described as “with portobello mushrooms” not as a main component... also the English muffin wasn’t toasted.. suer soggy!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hawaiikaigal
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Whoa very busy location on a Saturday as expected. Service was fast and most of the food was ok. I was craving pancakes and it was ok and nothing spectacular. Yeah I'll go back but no pancakes for me

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ShaneF353
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

First day here we stopped in jet lagged and I had their big burger with everything on it. Cooked medium and it was perfect. Fries were just ok. My husband had eggs and spam, a local favorite with brown rice, which he enjoyed. Outside was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bev8789
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The noodle dish was awful. A mis-mash of ingredients that did not go together--this 'n that. The meat among the noodles was over done and hard. Not a cultural dish. Iced tea was too weak.The menu had several pages with various kinds of foods stuck...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DollyK30
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We had a wonderful experience. Because this restaurant is so popular for breakfast, we arrived at about 10:00AM . We had a short 15 to 20 minute wait. My wife ordered the excellent cinnamon bread Frech toast: fabulous. I took a taste, and I agree....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank William J
Reviewed 18 March 2018

My sons wanted hamburgers for lunch so we stopped in to check them out here. What a delicious surprise! My burger came with a lot of crispy fried purple onions on top! I think it was called a "paniolo burger". It had bacon, cheese and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank strudel2018
Reviewed 5 March 2018

BCD is one of those reliable places where you can drop in at any time and be fed competently, plentifully and...well...adequately. We went in early one evening and encountered (a) a bar that had no limes (fortunately they're next door to Foodland), (b) a so-so...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Got the breakfast wrap with home fries. The breakfast wrap was very large I could only eat half. My wife had the meat with gravy dish which was very tasty service was quick and friendly. price is very reasonable for Where We Are almost half...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Joe-Lenda
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We spent christmas here, stayed at bellows, and always hang out in kailua, my folks lived there, and have friends in that area. My folks loved Big city diner, so do we, its a tradition. However this time, customer service was not what it used...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ken S
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I used to stop at a Big City on every visit to Oahu. This was my first visit to the Kailua restaurant. I had breakfast and though it labeled as the Big Breakfast it really wasn't that big. Service was fine and the ambiance is...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know if you can bring your own wine ....we purchased our own drinks at the venue.
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