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House Without a Key

₹₹₹₹American, , Hawaiian
2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-923-2311
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato chips” (17 reviews)
“pupus” (43 reviews)
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American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything looked like it would be a very special meal until the entrees arrived. Sounded great on the menu but food was clearly below expectations. A far cry from Roy's. While this is small, they made no acknowledgement of our anniversary while other restaurants brought...More

Thank fromcolorado2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Arrived at the restaurant without a reservation so we waited for about 20 mins for our table. It was a great spot as we had a good view of the stage performance. Wonderful food trio appetisers,lobsters & grilled pork burger. The singer with lovely voice...More

Thank Jesslyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and a great atmosphere. The weather was great, the food was outstanding. The service was exceptional. Would definitely go there the next time we are in Honolulu.

Thank Dan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We book this restaurant over a month ago for a celebration. We requested sunset view. When we got to the restaurant it was like they forgot the reservation and we were placed in the furthest corner from the music, and no view of the ocean??...More

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Open Table to make a reservation for our anniversary dinner. Booked our reservation for 5:30 pm just to see the gorgeous sunset and we weren't disappointed. The live Hawaiian music, lovely dancer, and amazing views create the spectacular atmosphere you think of when...More

Thank rglbc92
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had two good lunches at House without a key. Nice, tranquil setting away from the hubbub of Waikiki. good service and food

Thank MidAtlanticMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic waterside location, great menu, excellent cocktails and the wonderful "Hawaiian" atmosphere you go seeking out for a dinner location. We were impressed and will definitely be back.

Thank bryhelix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views of Diamond Head, the ocean, the entertainment, etc were spectacular. The fresh fish was great and the whole experience was a must when near Waikiki Beach.

Thank Sheila/R M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at sunset. We were able to watch the sun setting while watching the musicians and hula dancer perform. The menu has a few different items to chose from. I had the Lau Lau Chicken and my husband had the steak. Both were...More

Thank AprilS98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be staying at the Halekulani Hotel, where House Without A Key is located, but would have wanted to dine here in any event. Dinner was great -- come early for the lovely traditional Hawaiian music and dancing, have a delicious...More

Thank MamaFleisch
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4 February 2018|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in House Without a Key. Yes, we still offer a breakfast buffet seven days a week in House Without a Key. Price for adults is $36 and children are $18. These prices are without taxes and... More
Michelle C
15 October 2017|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Guests are welcome to come and enjoy the music and cocktails in House Without a Key without Reservations. The Restaurant takes lunch and dinner reservations on our website, however cocktail tables are on a first come, first... More
15 May 2017|
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Response from RonSlee | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I don't know the specific time the show starts I would suggest you arrive early, say around 5 or 5:30 and have your cocktails and pupus and tell lies to each other until the show starts. The location alone is worth... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2311
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Halekulani Hotel
Offering daily breakfast buffet, Hawaiian inspired lunch and dinner menu, and sunset cocktails. Voted one of the best restaurants in Waikiki, House Without A Key is known for its signature Mai Tai, a classic to be enjoyed any time of the day. Notable Hawaiian Hula Dancers, all whom have been awarded the title Ms. Hawaii, and entertainment are offered nightly at sunset and under the stars. There is a $5 entertainment charge for non-hotel guests, reservations available for hotel guest through Dining Reservations or OpenTable. Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Daytime: Casual, swimwear cover-up and footwear required. Evening: Informal, footwear required.
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