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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Asian
255 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1935
+1 808-926-0255
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
22 Jun 2016
“Exccellent meal - very surprised”
26 Nov 2013
“Goma dare soba”
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Japanese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
255 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1935
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Went during vacation - was very surprised - the meal was fantastic and the soup/meal was enough for two people.

Thank Smcbamdol
Reviewed 26 November 2013

My favourite dish by far is goma dare soba. Gomadare is a sesame seed based sauce. You dip the cold soba noodles in this cold sauce and the taste is amazing. Definitely order the omori ( larger serving) size.

1  Thank BMIhonestfeedback
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Overrated, nothing bad, but certainly nothing special.The service is awful. The noodles were fine but definitely not worth the obnoxious service.

2  Thank psimons
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Really enjoyed the tempura zaru soba noodles. The consistency of the noodles were perfect and wished I had more time to order another. Now I am now back home in California and really wish there was a restaurant like this here.

Thank peter_vpnet
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Wanting a light meal I came across this restaurant & entered fascinated by the menu. I had roasted Gingko Nuts to start…I grow a Gingko tree at home so was ken to try the nuts. They have an unusual flavour & are a nice alternative...More

1  Thank Clio H
Reviewed 27 August 2013

It's hard to find authentic handmade soba or udon in northern cal. This place is the best in Oahu. There was no wait on a weekday afternoon. You can't go wrong ordering anything that has soba or udon. Their texture is similar to the ones...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Excellent selection of cold soba or udon or hot soba and udon. This restaurant also has a nice selection of appetizers as well. Having travelled throughout Japan this place reminded me of smaller family run restaurants I ate at albeit with a much larger menu!

Thank 2012Toronto2012
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This place reminded me of the basic menus I saw in Northern Japan. Most Japanese restaurants have a few vegetarian options which is good for my partner who is gluten free and vegetarian, but this is mostly chicken and pork dishes. I had a deep...More

Thank LVS4
Reviewed 11 February 2013

This was the best soba I've ever had. We saw reviews on Yelp and decided to try this place on our first night in Waikiki. We certainly weren't disappointed; the food was fantastic! The restaurant is tucked away on a side street in Waikiki and...More

1  Thank SadLawGrad
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Great authentic soba and you don't have to travel to Japan. Have eaten there on several occasions for business lunch. If you're not sure, suggest you try their daily set menu with homemade soba. For Westerners the set menu course is not only a great...More

1  Thank DaPheonix
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 255 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-926-0255
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