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Kani Ka Pila Grille

) #69 of 1,917 Restaurants in Honolulu ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-924-4990
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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1 - 10 of 441 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great, surrounded by ponds and there are always live performers. Some of the food that we ordered were delicious while some are mediocre. Our wait staff was a bit slow and our orders were taking too long. I don't know if he...More

Thank Jolina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this little place happens to be at our hotel, the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach. The food was so good! We had a Thai salad and a sausage sandwich with onions and peppers. Both were made with very fresh and tasty ingredients. Their Mai Tais...More

Thank TravelDeMistyFied
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced fresh lunch. Varied bar menu in pleasant outside bar environment. Stove dish of the day a well flavored Thai style chicken curry. Excellent crisp garlic fries. Service was fast and solicitous and the place was uncrowded for an early lunch. Reasonably priced generous...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We went there several times. Great Hawaiian music from 4pm on. Appetizers are good. They serve lunch and dinner, casual food.

1  Thank Hawaiigirl47
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We love this place. We go there every time we are in Honolulu. The food is great, but what we really go there for is the local Hawaiian entertainers. We love Hawaiian music and if there are local residents there, they will get up and...More

Thank Nancydave13
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Outrigger deserves lots of kudos for their emphasis on traditional Hawaiian music nightly. While this trip we stayed off-site, we visited almost every nite for drinks & music. Our standard evening plan was finishing dinner, walking the beach for sunset, then cruising into Kani Ka...More

1  Thank richinaspen
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This outdoor restaurant is located at the front of the Outrigger Reef Hotel. They play lovely Hawaiian music for 6 to 9pm that creates a nice atmosphere. We only ate from the grill and enjoyed the fish and prawns. They also had a nice cocktail...More

1  Thank Tash28
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is our go to for a quick drink or nibble. Comfortable open space with a great bar. There's always entertainment and this night the band was awesome and all their friends got up and danced. Even the band leaders mother. The tradewinds blow right...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great outdoor venue with nightly entertainment. Ask if the have any special "catch of a day " if you want to experience one of the Fresh just caught today Fish. Breakfast options are also here. Nightly Happy Hour. Whats not to like, this can become...More

Thank Teddy W
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a partly outdoor restaurant in the Outrigger Reef hotel. They have Hawaiian music at night during dinner and this night they also had a group of women who did the hula. Nice to see that. My mani was fine and my husband's burger...More

Thank baltimoregirl07
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28 April 2017|
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Response from thebigdaz | Reviewed this property |
We just turned up without ever making a reservation. Remember though, the music stops at 9 and closing time is 10. Then head to shorebirds for happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-924-4990
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