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Monkeypod Kitchen

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92-1048 Olani St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4439
+1 808-380-4086
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great location although parking is rough. Recommend you go during happy hour....half off appetizers and discounted flatbread pizza. Their desserts are wonderful if you like cream pie and gelato.

Thank luv2travelHonolulu
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The service and food were good. Went back multiple times. Cheese burger was very good. If you like eggplant, the Baba ghanoush was good. Pizzas were yummy. Brunch was good especially the breakfast pizza. Coconut cream pie for dessert was great.

Thank greyhoundoh
Ashburn, Virginia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food...best on this side of the island. A little pricey but worth it. They were out of our original order items (and it was only 6pm) but the alternates were good. Really tasty desserts as well...coconut cream pie!

Thank bmcneme
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great happy hour & delish Mai Tai's. Happy hour 1/2 off appetizers & $9 flatbread pizzas. Service very attentive at bar area

Thank Cindy R
Elgin, Illinois
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived with 35 minutes left for happy hour. Our server was accommodating and got us a second drink within the 35 minutes. Plus the appetizers were included so we ordered the lobster deviled eggs and garlic parmesan fries. The fries were great but the deviled eggs had very little lobster and definitely are not worth the $16 for four... More 

Thank Francy P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you've ever been to Merriman's restaurant in Waimea on the Big Island and loved it there, you're in for a treat here in Oahu. Monkey Pod has similar food, but a more casual atmosphere. Lots of bar seating and many local residents here. Great local fish catches and a bone-in pork chop were fantastic, succulent special items. Much of... More 

Thank Scott C
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The service was terrible. At least 15 minutes before getting menu to seeing server. My dinner salad came only after I asked for it after the main course altho it was specifically order to have before. Server hadn't noticed. Pizza was barely marginal. An undistinguished 14" pie with toppings added as an after thought. I have eaten a better frozen.... More 

Thank judymscott
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food with a very attentive and pleasant staff. Pork chops were a favorite for several visits. Indoor and outdoor seating with pleasant music for evening dining.

Thank Byron R
Seattle, Washington
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Happy Hour at Monkey Pod has great deals on really good food. The drink specials are reasonable, half price appetizers, and $9 pizzas. We particularly liked their upper deck seating area, with a view of the golf course and Aulani. Our whole family left happy.

Thank w00t30
Orange County, California
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was able to get in right away in the bar area. The seats were very comfortable and relaxing. Ordered drinks & a Margarita pizza. The pizza came very quickly & it was nice, hot & delicious! We ate the whole thing. We will definitely come back.

Thank Norma R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92-1048 Olani St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4439
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kapolei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-380-4086
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman is a place where foodies, beer lovers, and families escape the stresses of their day-to-day lives by enjoying an ice-cold beer and a great meal while surrounded by people who consider them honored guests and friends.

Our restaurants are founded upon a passion for craft and we are dedicated to mastering the craft of food, drink, and merrymaking...With Aloha! Our menu features fresh island fish, hand tossed pizzas from our kiawe wood-burning oven, and homemade cream pies made from scratch.
Thirty-six craft beers are on tap, each served at an optimal twenty-nine degrees. Our culinary cocktails feature unique ingredients such as acai spirit, coconut water, and Kula lavender. Our passion for craft also extends to our diverse wine list, which emphasizes sustainability, drinkability and fun.

Come join us at our communal table, with friends old and new, and learn what it's like to share our "Lucky Live Hawaii" story.

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