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Rainbow Dine-In & Take Out

2420 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3254
+1 808-923-9565
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed plate” (7 reviews)
“loco moco” (21 reviews)
“chili” (6 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Hawaiian
2420 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3254
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made a point of eating at Rainbow after seeing it on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. I think Guy Fieri just wanted a trip to Hawaii because we didn't taste anything to write home about. It was adequate but that's it.

Thank vrodz8
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our last day in Honolulu because we couldn't leave town without trying it! Exactly what I would expect, good food, reasonable prices. I had loco moco with chili instead of gravy and my husband had a mixed plate. We both enjoyed...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Prepared to come hungry - there's usually a line so come prepared to both wait and get full on delicious loco moco, chili tator tots or shoyu chicken!! Did not are for chicken katsu but the first 3 is so yummy. Also great fries. Fast...More

Thank BotRoad
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Oh boy this place thinks the more you SLAP ON a plate the better the food taste, PRESENTATION? ZERO,. FOOD? #1 slush float and fries, that's it. Mixed plate? I'll mix it myself thank you. I always give the benefit of a doubt, try something...More

1  Thank joey k
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Always love going to the Rainbow...super busy place but thats how you know its good. They are super quick and its the real deal food!

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I'm part of a family of 10 that visits the island from time to time. We have made this a must at least once per visit. Cafe style food (read: like Mom used to make) at a reasonable price. Go hungry, you won't regret it.

Thank IcyMre
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Lots of verity tasty and cheap good flavor if you have local food craving is cheap and good fix if you don't know local food good stop to try

Thank Where1go7
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I purchased a shoyu dish to share. It was a large portion and was delicious! My daughters raved about this place. They had made several trips trying all the dishes.

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just depends on what you're looking for, but I don't think the flavors compare to the other yummy places we dined! Seemed well-reviewed but overrated in my opinion. Huge line, lots of grease. We ate there twice and similar experience both times. Very nice servcice.

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We tried this out for dinner because there is always a line outside and people have said it is a place to go. The fried fish and fried chicken were just ok. The price was right, which is what might make it so popular.

Thank C5921TFAnon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2420 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3254
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-9565
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