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Noboru Japanese Restaurant

201 Hamakua Dr, Ste A 102, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3984
+1 808-261-3033
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“tonkatsu” (5 reviews)
“tempura” (7 reviews)
“saki” (3 reviews)
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201 Hamakua Dr, Ste A 102, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3984
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I always loved going to Noboru in the past and now it has really changed for the worse. The food quality is poor. Use of ingredients to balance the flavors, have been lost.

1  Thank Francis C
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation at 6:30 for my mothers birthday. Read the reviews and it all looked great. Well, sad to say.....food was good but we didn't get to order for almost an hour and we finally got part of our meal at 8pm. One...More

Thank Geneva S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived shortly after 6 and it was packed. We sat at the sushi bar and really enjoyed ourselves. Delicious food and super friendly staff. It was busy but it allowed us to take our time and enjoy the food.

Thank Marc_and_Kim_Z
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a tiny restaurant across from Safeway in Kailua. It's a hidden gem, with good food and drinks. They serve alcohol and have the best Saki.

Thank Apexhunter
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Fair quality... rolls fall apart... tempura subpar.. would expect fresher fish. Disappointed... service is good

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Tonkatsu best I've had. Very good quality seafood (sashimi,etc). Excellent Unagi. The people serving us were genuinely friendly and competent.

Thank theglobaldude
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully fresh sushi and amazing service! We shared a number of different rolls and each one was well crafted and tasty. We will be back next time we are in Kailua.

Thank Justin M
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on the way to the beach and found some amazing Japanese cuisine. The sushi and soba noodle dishes were great.

Thank nickrayjones
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

It was a quaint sort of hole in the wall. The hostess would remember us and the food was good. Then they changed management. We went after they reopened and the waiters didnt know anything about the food so service sucked. The food was not...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped in upon arriving in Kailua. This little restaurant offers very authentic Japanese cuisine. We loved the sushi and noodles. Super nice folks.

Thank CajunRN62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Hamakua Dr, Ste A 102, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3984
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-261-3033
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