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Kaiwa

2F 226 Lewers St, Waikiki Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
+1 808-924-1555
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (23 reviews)
“tuna roll” (7 reviews)
“abalone” (6 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Grill, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2F 226 Lewers St, Waikiki Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very authentic japanese food. Freshest sushi I've ever had & highest quality ahi. Wine & Sake grossly overpriced. Stick w/ the beer. Our favorite item was the Tonpei cheese yaki (omelette). That was amazing!

Thank sherry w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at this Shushi place on the Beachwalk in Honolulu. Really cool location. Small restaurant. Really good and fresh rolls. We had “Hawaii Sashimi” which was all local caught fish, big plate (and price) but worth it.

Thank njvacationer51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know you don’t normally think of wine with Sushi, but Kaiwa serves Oberon Cabernet, which is a most excellent California Cabernet. We especially enjoyed the Hamachi Kama. The wait staff was excellent.

Thank GSPurcell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reviewed this restaurent last year and delighted that we return , we sat in the Zashiki ( traditinal japan sitting ) Area , I highly recommend. , the atmosphere is much better . Beside the famous house made tofu cup ( excellent ), heart...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 17 January 2018

A quick lunch here proved to be a winner. Try the double tuna roll and the Ohana roll. The Banzai roll was the big winner. Tea is fine, sake menu limited.

Thank Lawrence2300
Reviewed 15 January 2018

went there for lunch, excellent value, really good food, very good service. Reservations recommended during busy times. Probably the best asian place in the waikiki beach walk area.

Thank N N
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We were told it would be a 45 minute to an hour wait, which is understandable for Waikiki for two people. They called us just at 40 minutes which was nice and sat us down, but then had to wait 5 minutes for water, then...More

Thank Hamachi2014
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Really great food and a great deal during happy hour. I always visit this place when in town. You won't be disappointed.

Thank theseriousfoodcritic
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This was the best! Watching the talented chefs cooking the various meals was a great in it's self. Three different meals- lobster - delicate flavour, not over powered by the rest of the vegetables on the plate, catch of the day - tasty and filling,...More

Thank Glenys R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We tried a few smaller restaurants in Honolulu but this was the best food by far . Best seat is at the bar watching the chefs prepare all the meals. Great fun.

Thank Nod442
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2F 226 Lewers St, Waikiki Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-924-1555
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