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Big City Diner

108 Hekili St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2848
+1 808-263-0377
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
108 Hekili St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2848
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat at the bar and had takeout after a drink and chip and salsa. The chips and salsa were ok but the ribs were amazing. Truly fall off the bone. Also had a cobb salad which was huge and delicious. They make a great...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here everytime I visit Kailua and have always found it to be friendly, easy to find, easy parking, good food and good prices. I usually have the FRESH CATCH of the day and portions are generous and all staff very friendly.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Right next to the highway with outside seating. Sat at the bar and I had a mushroom burger which was excellent with a tapped beer. I observed the servers and they all (except for mine) seem polite and fast. My waitress (I think...More

Thank tien b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty lunch of Guava BBQ Chicken and Fries. We are here recently in search of a place to watch a Warriors Playoff Game. My friend also recommended their milkshakes.

Thank GeoffChing88
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Foods ok not crowded burgers ok Frieds were good overall not the best but not the worst on the better side.

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Sit outside. Not really a fan of the indoor seating but if that's all that's available I would take it but it's pretty good decent price been there a few times with our family

Thank cmn0707
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We went here based on a friend's recommendation. I think we all liked the food pretty well, especially considering that it's a diner and not a fancy restaurant. That said, our service was really great. Wish I could remember our server because I'd single her...More

Thank Charcorn
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Nice diner atmosphere with nice people. Everyone found what they wanted from turkey sandwich, eggs with Spam, loco moco, and great hot fries. Quick friendly service.

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I have been to Big City Diner in three locations. Great food at good prices at each. When I was a carnivore, I could not resist the Kimchee Burger. They also have plenty of good eats for vegetarians, vegans, and fish lovers. Kailua is like...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Love the Big City Diner and we come here whenever we visit Kailua. I always order Danny's Fried Rice. It is the best!! This time, it came without the egg. I was a little disappointed, I'd give the place 5 stars if they put the...More

Thank windfair
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you bring your own wine and if so, what is the corkage"
15 June 2016|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know if you can bring your own wine ....we purchased our own drinks at the venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Hekili St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2848
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-263-0377
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