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Sabrina's Restaurant

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3036 Waialae Ave, Ste B3o, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1555
+1 808-739-0220
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05:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 05:30 - 22:30
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Honolulu
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That was my husband's compliment to Sabrina, the owner of this hole-in-the wall restaurant in a corner center in Kaimuki neighborhood. We started with Caprese, fresh and tasty. I had house made ricotta and spinach ravioli in a perfect marinara sauce. Sabrina working the small dining room of 12 tables by herself but we did not have to wait.

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Best Italian fine dining restaurant in Oahu. But don't let it discourage you -- they don't have a dress code and they allow bringing in of your own bottle of wine without corkage fee! All the antipasto we tried were excellent, from the very filling Fungo Portobella to the succulent Caprese and flavorful Proscuitto e Melone. For the pasta, we... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Not easy to find good Italian food this Far from Italy (or NY), but Sabrina's does it. Couple from Italy put a lot of pride in their work. Squid ink sauce on frutti di mare is exquisite. It's located in the Kaimuki section of Honolulu and not easy to find. small restaurant atmosphere and must have reservations.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I have lived most my life in Italy. . Traveled all the world, and can tell you the island is plastered, with the want to be, fake italian restaurants... Where Half of the items are microwaved and slapped in front of you. Including the expensive ones on the main streets... The quality at Sabrina is second to none on the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to have a leisure dinner. Just imagine yourself in Rome. Must try are the black squid ink seafood pasta, vodka pasta w/ lobster sauce, the Anti pasta Misto (shaved meats) Sabrina's salad are good starters Also their pork chop and chicken W/ mushroom sauce is very good. Byo restaurant. Parking is limited out in front of restaurant or... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's a very small restaurant with not much parking and you have to bring your own bottle but the food is Excellent! The service is pretty fast and very friendly. They are the only ones in town cooking in the real Italian way, not adapted to the american taste... The food is great and really Italian, the pasta cooked to... More 

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Kula, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I think I am reviewing Sabrina's on Waialae Ave. TripA doesn't show an address. We went there last nite for beautiful mussels and veal marsala. Bring your own bottle.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This intimate restaurant has a warm atmosphere. It is out of the tourist areas so very relaxed. Service is very good with the owners being the chef and everything else. Pasta was fresh, as well as the tomato sauces. BYOB enabled us to bring our own selection. Dessert was also fresh, especially the cannoli. Better than cannoli in Boston. Parking... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Slow to serve, but amazing food! The escargot was excellent, the best I've ever had. It's near my house so I'll definitely be going many more times.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Best authentic Italian food! When it's not too busy sometimes Chef comes out to talk story with customers, making sure they are happy with their meal, true Italian guy! The squid ink pasta is amazing, and there are a couple of dishes you may have to reserve in advance but so worth it! Cute lil place near the university, BYOB.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
05:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
05:30 - 22:30
Thursday
05:30 - 22:30
Friday
05:30 - 22:30
Saturday
05:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3036 Waialae Ave, Ste B3o, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-739-0220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?