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KUNI Restaurant

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94-210 Leokane St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2131
+1 808-671-7270
Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Seattle, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time eating here and the food was delish! The steak was done perfectly and the salad was my first. I wasn't thrilled with the shrimp tempura as it was SOGGY :( very disappointed w/that. And no I didn't leave it in the sauce long. It was actually served like that. No too many choices for desserts :( But overall... More 

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Thank Koleta G
Pearl City, Hawaii
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local Japanese food at a great value. Enjoyed their nabeyaki udon while my friend enjoyed the pork tonkatsu. Both come with a small salad with their delicious house miso dressing.

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Thank bminaai
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Came here after visiting X Ring. Food pretty good, came out in about 10 minutes. We had the tempura veggie on rice and tempura udon noodles. $22 for the both of us

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Thank Cindy L
Honolulu
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I went here for an early dinner after an afternoon of Sunday errands. The food was home-made and made with the freshest ingredients. Service was attentive. Will come back when shopping at the Waikele Outlet Mall.

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Thank David Y
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Awesome food with beer available. Very friendly staff and extremely hospitable owner. Local favorite to da max!!

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Thank Good-oFood-o
Waipahu, Hawaii
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I love the flavor of this Japanese food. I always order a Teishoku and plenty of vegetable, miso soup and rice are served with your main entree. Oh yes, I can't forget to mention the rice. I would say the prices are comparable to many other places. The manager is always welcoming and the service is fast . I never... More 

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Thank AdventureAwaits58
Key West, Florida
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Manager was a great guy and fun to talk to. Chicken Teriyaki was not very good, and the rest of the dish was average at best.

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Thank JoeRivera1966
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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161 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Small Japanese restaurant in Waipahu, see my reviews on Waipahu Cafe regarding the type of neighborhood, that's popular with the locals for food and drinks. What we call in Hawai'i as a "pau hana" place. It's where a lot of people stop by after work to have drinks and pupu. The food in the restaurant is good but not great.... More 

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Thank Lopaka M
Lihue, Hawaii
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

If you looking for a nice family restaurant this is it. Been around for ages and the area and decor is dated but it's always busy. Fresh pies is what i remember and the food was good. Most visitors will not venture to Waipahu to eat here but do you'll enjoy the food. Friendly manager will tell you what the... More 

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Thank Gordon Y
Hawaii
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179 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014

A visitor to the area may feel out of place when stepping through the doors of this restaurant and bar but do not be dissuaded. The owner/manager is exceptionally welcoming with a super sense of humor. When in doubt as to what to order due to the expanse of the menu, throw yourself onto the mercy of the wait staff... More 

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Thank CaptainBlackie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94-210 Leokane St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-671-7270

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