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66-197 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1400
+1 808-637-4700
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Ottawa
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Probably about what you would expect. Fast food with a bit of Hawaiian flair - Your typical plate lunch. I preferred the shrimp from the roadside trucks.

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Thank XploreNature
Wahiawa, Hawaii
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156 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2013

The garlic Mahi and chicken Katsu are amazing, don't forget shave ice for dessert! You can substitute fries for rice, and they are the thick and crinkly kind, order side of gravy for dipping!

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Thank Barbisurf
Louisville, Colorado
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489 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Totally disgusting, unedible, dirty etc. I get that this is fast food and made with low quality meats but we had combo plates and the food was completely fried, the rice over cooked and the sauces were bland. Plus a woman came in and was talking on her phone and started screaming at someone on the phone and then she... More 

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Thank gustav2011
utah
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Fast but hot and fresh. Hawaiian treats and burgers too! It is a fun, quick way to grab a bite. ALthough they are all over the island this is one of the best. The shrimp were a bit small but the Musubi was wonderful!

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Thank UtahTravelqueen
Raleigh, NC
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Enjoyed by the locals, always a good indicator of a good restaurant. Good kahlua pork, big portions.

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Thank SweetLeilani53
Portland, Oregon
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729 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

This was my 2nd visit, and I had the mixed seafood plate with short ribs for lunch. Portions were huge. The fish was very good, but the short ribs were just OK.

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Thank TJandTR
Westwood, New Jersey
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304 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012

A nice place for a quick plate lunch. I had the pork and cabbage it was quite good. Not the best place in the world but for a quick filling lunch I'd go back.

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Thank Touristasaurus
SF
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269 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Food is generally tasteless and greasy. Typical hawaiian food. We did not like it and tried more than one before realizing this was a chain and regardless the food was not good.

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Thank SFjoe
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2012

The service was nothing to write home about but met the need. This place is a total hole in the wall with great food. The garlic shrimp and it was to die for. If you want some good food with no hassle and fast, i recommend L&L and their garlic shrimp.

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Thank Jennifer F
Seattle Area
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Very good for what it is. Kalua pork is my favorite. My husband likes the chicken katsu. We've ordered their big pans of food, as well as single servings. It's always well-prepared.

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Thank blenderbringer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-197 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1400
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-637-4700

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