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Big City Diner - Ward Entertainment Center

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Gluten Free Options
1060 Auahi St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4153
+1 808-591-8891
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried rice” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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1060 Auahi St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4153
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were looking for a good solid breakfast place on our way out of Waikiki area that wouldn't cost a million dollars. This place was perfect, convenient to H1 and free parking. They offered many local Hawaiin items and traditional continental items. Uncle Danny's fried...More

Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Completely unexpectedly we stopped in here because the other restaurants in the area had hour long waiting list. Once arriving the staff greeted us with open arms like we were weekly customers. I had Korean style steak with white rice and kimchee and finished it...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great spot for grandparents to take the keiki after the Disney morning movie. Second time at the Diner but first time at this one. Good variety of local and mainland dishes.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We walked over to Ward Center from the Ilikai Hotel (about 30 min walk). They are on Week #3 of their standard menu specials. We chose the Asian Fish which was very good. Topped it off with the Big Sundae. All very good.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch and we where blown away. Great atmosphere along with friendly staff and great food. Will be visiting there again for sure. 110/100

Thank scruffystoyzstuff
Reviewed 13 February 2017

wish they opened earlier for breakfast for most of us who work as their elections for breakfast are generous and well done with local favorites;

Thank saffronsantorini
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a fairly large place, with 20 booths and 16 tables. When I went here, on a holiday, it was half full. There were 6 servers working. Myself and other had to wait approximately 10 minutes to be seated. I ordered Eggs Benedict, from...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a great diner with quick, friendly service, healthy portions and decent food. Our table had Kalabi Steak, Back Ribs and a couple of varieties of Fried Rice. Dessert was simple Sorbet and Ice Cream Sundaes, with Macadamia Whipped Cream. Some of the meals...More

Thank FrequentEater666
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Food was awesome and large portions (as expected in the US!); customer service was great - we had a toddler and they were good in ensuring the drink came in a kid friendly cup etc.

Thank HunterG
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My wife and I decided to go to Big City Diner before we go into Waikiki for Halloween. There was no one there and Matt C was our server. He was dressed up as Mario brother. All the staff was dressed up and very festive....More

Thank Kekoalawakua
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 Auahi St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4153
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-591-8891
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