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Kai Market

#166 of 1,846 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2579
+1 808-921-4600
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
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The Villages, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did not stay at the hotel but had dinner at their restaurant. We arrived late but staff was very cordial and let us know of the time constraints. It was a wonderful gourmet buffet dinner, more than we could eat but since we were on vacation we managed. The outside bar area is beautiful although menu is limited there that's... More 

1 Thank NancyReynolds
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126 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view outside by the bar was the only scenery photo I took in my trip. For a buffet, the service was stellar. We had a reservation and were seated immediately Our server recalled how I took my tea and replenished as such through out the night. The buffet lines were manageable even on a Friday evening. The roast was... More 

Thank Sarah W
Pilot Point, United States
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101 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had one Supper and two Breakfasts here. All three were too expensive for my taste but we were in Hawaii after all. I felt the food was catered more for the Asian culture than American but still good.

Thank Jerry F
Honolulu, Hawaii
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We've dined here numerous times and have always had a pleasant experience. Our latest visit was on Christmas Eve. Although they did not offer a special Holiday menu (it was their normal seafood buffet), we still enjoyed the many offerings. If you're not a seafood fan, need not worry. They offer Huli Huli chicken, beef, prime rib along with a... More 

Thank Azntiger
Pismo Beach, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

The staff is super friendly. The view phenomenal. The food just so-so and expensive! We got this free with our room, but had we not, I would not go to this restaurant.

Thank tammythetypist
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I would say this has to be the best buffet in Waikiki. Starting from the beautiful view to the amazing selection of food. There is something for everyone here and the crab legs are awesome! The desert bar was great and the service is fantastic.

Thank Scott G
Woodinville, Washington
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Did not dine at other times. The buffet at breakfast is wonderful with many hot and cold items, baked goods, muffins, breads, juices, egg dishes fresh fruit well laid out.

Thank Bella K
Melbourne, Australia
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97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The "All you can eat buffet" is a literal feast on the night you go to Kai Market at the Sheraton Waikiki. For $59 per head you get a range of dishes to choose from - and keep going back for! There's a sushi bar, a meat carving station, fresh crab legs, fresh grilled prawns, local Hawaiian dishes, Chinese dishes... More 

1 Thank Gavin M
South Surrey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent service in the Kai Market! Staff has been the same for years! Great choices for breakfast and even though we arrived just in time for the cut off of service in the morning, all were very accommodating and even gave us "to go" coffee cups! Quite expensive but average for a buffet service! Excellent food with an omelet station... More 

Thank 944eileenj
Honolulu, Hawaii
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

If you would like a place to eat in Waikiki with a relaxed atmosphere this place is great. Food selection is numerous and delicious and the service is excellent. It might be a bit pricey and they do give a discount for local residences. Next to it is an open bar with live music. I recommend this place if you... More 

Thank tom c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
American, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2579
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-921-4600
This is a relatively new restaurant in the hotel and is fabulous!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?