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Musubi Cafe Iyasume

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Fired chicken
Takuan pickles
2 Musubi and Miso Soup
Fired chicken
Takuan pickles
2 Musubi and Vege Miso Soup
Fired chicken
Takuan pickles
2 Musubi and Vege Miso Soup Deluxe
Musubi (Rice Ball)
Seaweed, UME plum, dried bonito mustard leaf, tuna with mayo, sea salt
Musubi (Rice Ball)
Tuna with curry mayo, minced chicken
Musubi (Rice Ball)
Salmon and‏ seaweed, fried chicken with mayo spicy fried chicken with mayo, UME and bonito double tuna with mayo
Original SPAM Musubi
Teriyaki Spam
Ume Spam, Shiso Herb Spam Takuan Radish Pickles Spam
Egg Spam, Cheese Spam, Ume and Cucumber Spam Egg and Cucumber Spam, Bacon and Egg Spam
One kind $+1.78
With fried chicken, sausage, pickles. Mochiko chicken available instead of fried chicken
One kind $+1.88
With fried chicken, sausage, pickles. Mochiko chicken available instead of fried chicken
One kind $+1.98
With fried chicken, sausage, pickles. Mochiko chicken available instead of fried chicken
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch or dinner time this Japanese cafe serving affordable light fare is in demand with a queue of 10-20 minutes ever present. We loved the spam/tamago/unagi musubi and the mentaiko/ikura onigiri here. The poke was tasty as well. There are some other tasty menu options...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a small place that serves delicious musubi and onigiri fresh. We went there for a quick snack for breakfast, but ended up coming back for breakfast three other times. They have a wide selection of different types of food and it is very affordable....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leejero
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Musubi Cafe Iyasume is such a cute place in Waikiki! They have so many different types of musubi and other dishes that I wanted to try all of it. The place has cute decorations as well. While you are waiting in line because I was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank romyntheigorot
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A Small place if you want take away food for your beach outing. Fresh tuna and great soft drinks. Highly recommend: any flavors of poke !

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 611timf
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Words cannot express how good their spam musubi is. I’ve been eating musubi since I was a kid. I have since moved to the mainland and have missed some of my local favorites. Their spam and plum musubi is perfectly fresh, warm and melts in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The food was good and the price was great, but in the end you're still just getting musubi and rice balls. They are good, but I think I went in with an above average expectation.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chad F
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent. Tuna rice bowl is fresh and yummy. Spicy cod rod rice ball is tasty. Lot of local people go there.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stay816745
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Wasnt expecting much but needed a light breakfast before a scuba dive. Wowww the eel musubi was on point! Sweetness of the eel, saltiness of the spam and light flavor of the rice and egg made it a perfect combo.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank david m
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Don't go to a Musubi place if you are looking for salad. This place is perfect comfort food or if you want a fast meal.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Small and busy. Mostly locals. Order fresh at counter or prepared and waiting. Musubi is what to order....spam, rice, wrap egg and avocado or variations on it. Short 3 minute walk from the main Waikiki street and tourist madness. Fresh is so much different than...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Summerasalifestyle
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18 November 2016|
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Response from Vonne331 | Reviewed this property |
Spam musubi is a popular snack and lunch food in Hawaii composed of a slice of grilled Spam on top of a block of rice, wrapped together with nori dried seaweed in the tradition of Japanese omusubi.
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