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Umekes prides itself in serving dishes using local ingredients that are of the highest quality. We source as many ingredients as possible from local fisherman, farmers, and ranchers. Our poke is always created with only the freshest fish from Hawaiian waters. This location features over the counter ordering, with outdoor picnic tables for guests. In addition to poke bowls, we serve different selections of non-seafood dishes, and a variety of cold beers and beverages.
US$9 - US$15
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Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I picked Umeke’s because of the reviews and new location. I ordered a poke bowl and the flavors did not disappoint. My husband had the fish tacos and they were delicious. The only thing I was disappointed with was that they have no hot green...tea? What? The answer I got was, “we have no way to make hot water”. They offered for us to walk nearby to the coffee shop. What? Anyway...the decor was great. Our food was good. I’d go back again with a cup of hot green tea in hand to go with my meal.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here as a family of six adults and all had different choices including the lau lau and the fish tacos. Our waitress was not friendly never checked on us once and didn't even act like she saw us until we waived her down...to check out. The fish tacos were okay nothing to write home about. The Lau Lau was more taro than pork unfortunately. The drinks were good and strong so that was a plus. Wish we could have had better service so we could give 5 stars.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here two days in a row for dinner. The food is that good! We had lau lau, hottie pokey bowl and the catch of the day: kampachi. Unique flavors and a great menu. Get the salad option for one of the sides made...with fiddlehead ferns.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such fresh seafood! Excellent poke and sashimi... actually everything we ate was amazing. We went 2 days in a row!!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food our trip. Creative fresh local fair and really nice use of seafood. Good service. Fun cocktails. Really nice atmosphere. Close to the hotels on Alii.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 20 February 2021

They have really good fries.There drinks are also good. They have really good fish and chips. We ate here 3 times.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 29 January 2021

Great food. Worth every penny. We loved it. The drinks were amazing. The customer service was perfect.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 December 2020

so sad we loved this restaurant and now it's over priced and quality has gone down, two.people lunch $115, tacos were far less even good and favorite sides are gone, we road a wave the first part of 2020 and thought skies the limit,, new...location, new staff and really not worth the moneyMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 3 March 2020 via mobile

Heard from the owner we should give his place a try before we left. So glad we did! The freshness of each meal we ordered, there were 4 of us, was amazing. We will definitely come back next year for more fresh fish, just off...the hook!More

Date of visit: February 2020
NakoaP, Owner at Umeke's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2020

Aloha, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! We look forward to having you join us again next year. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed 2 March 2020 via mobile

This place was impressive. We felt very taken care of by all the staff asking us how everything was. We had the poke sampler and fish and chips. Both were very good. Enough fish and chips for 2+ people! Would highly recommend for their quickness...and attention to detail.More

Date of visit: March 2020
NakoaP, Owner at Umeke's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2020

Aloha Louise, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and service! We hope to have you join us again someday soon to try out more favorites. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

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5 October 2018|
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Response from NakoaP | Property representative |
Aloha! We do not offer poi as a regular menu item, yet we do sometimes have it as a special. However, we will always have Lau Lau on the menu. Hope you can join us soon.
13 June 2016|
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Response from NakoaP | Property representative |
Google Maps or Google Search will help you as we have a virtual tour we also have online ordering and menu available online as well as business hours under Umekes Poke 808
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Frequently Asked Questions about Umeke's

  • Yes, Umeke's offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Umeke's offers delivery services.

  • Umeke's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4