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Morimoto Waikiki

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The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Hobron)
+1 808-943-5900
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As the Sun set over the Boat Marina we Feasted on the most amazing meal. Too much to choose from so we decided to order the Chefs Tasting Menu. We were delighted with the tastes an visual feast. We have some diet restrictions and these were met flawlessly with no fuss.

Thank Rosebuds63
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews of how great the restaurant was we thought we would give it a try. The menu sounded good but we were both disappointed with our meals. My husband ordered the surf and turf and I had the fish pot with both of us having appies. The price we paid for our meal we could of eaten... More 

Thank IngaOlaf
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great menu variety, really experienced staff who are very polite and professional. I felt valued and centre of attention!

Thank hulagirl830
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was looking forward to dine at Morimoto again since our visit last year, but things have changed. The vibe is not the same and I don't understand what the host was doing, she made you feel you are not welcome at all. Food quality is acceptable, their wait staff are helpful and friendly. Restaurant not busy at all, only... More 

1 Thank Michelle L
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was lucky enough to dine at Morimoto twice during my stay at The Modern Hotel. Each time the food was simply amazing. My favourite dishes were the tempura calamari salad and kakuni (pork belly)

Thank kellylukies
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good degustation food and wine. Very knowledgeable and friendly service. Very convenient if you don't want to head into town

Thank LordHow
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In terms of food, the degree to which I would classify it as a taste explosion? Probably 3/5. But some interesting ways of presentation I have not seen in all my years of dining; so some kudos points. Price was quite expensive. Costed me approx $500 Australian dollars for omakase for 2 people.

Thank Uncle_Borzy
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Modern and went to dinner at Morimoto twice. Have dined here a few times in the past and found it pretty good. It has changed - the maitre de has little enthusiasm for her job. The food is overly sauced and drowns the flavour of the produce. Tried it again thinking that one bad night is an... More 

1 Thank Jon H
Honolulu, Hawaii
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although this place was hard to find and the parking even harder till you found it, it was worth the effort. If you go by car, remember to park across the street from the restaurant in the Propark parking lot. Both indoor and out door seating gives one nice views of the marina and sunset and also Friday night fireworks... More 

1 Thank Gershon666
Leland, NC
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and worth the price of admission. I would highly recommend if you enjoy high end, unique Japanese dishes.

Thank JDLimbo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
  • Public Transportation: Morimoto Waikiki is on the Red Line for the Honolulu Trolley, exit Discovery Bay. If taking TheBus, the following lines are avaiable 8, 19,20,23,24,42 and E, The Country Express.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-943-5900
Famed Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto brings his seamless integration of Western and Japanese ingredients to his newest restaurant, Morimoto Waikiki.

With a focus on top-quality fish and fresh ingredients, everything is prepared in-house from ingredients flown in from Japan four times a week. Our seasonal and ever-changing selection of raw fish preparations feature the best seafood as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables from supporting farmers.

Our refreshing and vibrant ambiance is the perfect backdrop for the remarkable culinary experience that is Morimoto Waikiki. Welcome.

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