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Jawaiian Irie Jerk Restaurant

€€ - €€€Caribbean, Jamaican
3574 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
+1 808-388-2917
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry goat” (8 reviews)
“jerk pork” (7 reviews)
“peas” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
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3574 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

although just over 2 miles from Diamond Head or Waikiki Beach, this hidden gem is worth discovering via foot or ride. The soothe tunes being played underscores the experience in culinary art you will experience at Jawaiian's. Whether it was the spicy Oxtails or the...More

Thank Edgardo S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I believe customer appreciation is very important and unfortunately I do not believe the owners of this restaurant value their customers. We were once loyal patrons and even outspoken supporters, however, we have been treated very discourteously, so much so, that we will not be...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch here on a weekday. When we walked in there was one other customer waiting for a takeout. We were seated immediately. The waitress was very pleasant and informed us what was not available at the moment. I ordered the...More

Thank cdique1048
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Two days before we left the mainland for Hawaii, we saw this restaurant on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Our ten year old was really excited to try it and it didn't disappoint! They recently moved to this location and it was really cool. We sat...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I've been to Jawaiian Irie Jerk a couple of times now and have tried their jerk chicken, curry goat, oxtails, shrimp, and a few other dishes. All of the food is actually really good. That said, the jerk chicken is more like stewed jerk, so...More

Thank Constantly T
Reviewed 7 May 2017

first time to try jamaican food - very nice tastes, pleasant environment. The owner came out and explained the cooking. Definitely would recommend.

Thank N_Midori
Reviewed 22 April 2017

very tasty jerk and the mahi-mahi was really good. the food was quite nice and so was the atmosphere. we came early so it was quiet - which is good. byob - the ginger drink that my wife ordered was very good...

1  Thank johntaro
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely new location and wonderful hostess/waitress. The ital stew was the perfect compliment to the oxtails but unfortunately, the portions are smaller than they were when we visited last year. The stewed chicken was gobbled up super quick, so leftovers (which I am accustomed to...More

Thank Nickiinny
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Jamaican jerk chicken was fantastic. Great atmosphere. A must for any Caribbean food lover. If you like spice ask for the Fire on Your Wire sauce.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We had to try a Jamaican restaurant in Hawaii, especially one that was featured on drive in, dinner & dives. It's a bit hard to find and it's an order and then sit down kind of place, the only issue with that is that they...More

Thank Tone416
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Response from Panabest | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge, I had the Sorrel drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3574 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-388-2917
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