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Sweet Home Cafe

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2334 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2345
+1 808-947-3707
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant itself is an average cube shaped room that an Asian cuisine usually can be seen in. But the unique layout of the sauce bar and the refrigerators holding the side items gives the place a peppier vibe. Soup is unlimited, you can order one or more types from the menu that they have. If you have have a... More 

Thank Luke B
Yucaipa, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were dropping our daughter off at UH and her roommates all wanted us eat there. so, we took them to dinner on our last night there. I had never eaten at a hot pot restaurant before. The family style atmosphere is amazing! It was so fun to pick out our meat and veggies to drop into the pot to... More 

Thank 855Kassandra
Cairns, Australia
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This place was recommended to us by an Hawaiian woman on our flight into Honolulu. It was our first experience with a "hot pot". This is a large pot of stock, to which you add your choice of meats, fish, vegetables and pastas and cook it yourself at your table! What an experience! The "pot" was a concoction of flavor... More 

Thank Bill C
Atlanta, Georgia
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I try to get hotpot in every location we visit. So far we've found it in Boston, NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, and now Honolulu. We like spicy flavorful broths, love a DYI dipping sauce bar, and quality meet and veggies. This is what we will review. This place was PERFECT in that category. We got the spicy broth... More 

Thank Wejinator
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We love bringing out of town guests to Sweet Home Cafe. The food is good - it is tasty and you can choose what you want and how much you want as you go along. The broths and the condiments they offer are all super tasty! The service is great - it is a very busy place and I am... More 

Thank Talefaio
Wahiawa, Hawaii
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182 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I have never been to a hot pot restaurant like this before, and it was a really different and enjoyable experience. I would strongly recommend going with a group so you can try a variety of broths, meats, and veggies. We got curry and their home style broth (curry was more flavorful). Then you can choose to get rice and... More 

Thank Hannahchristine575
Honolulu, Hawaii
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

I think it's more of a Taiwanese and or Vietnamese type broth. They have about 8 to choose from. You choose your broth, order what type meat you want-ranging from chicken, beef to beef tongue, you go to the refrigerators in the back to choose everything else you want to cook in the broth. They have long rice noodles/udon, fish... More 

Thank corki808
San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Our entire family--including our teens--loved this place. The food is great, and the curry broth is downright unforgettable. After eating here and enjoying it so much, we tried another hot pot place just to get something different. But they could not match the stock used in the broth, and we were disappointed we did not return to Sweet Home. It's... More 

Thank bgriestdevora
Hilo, Hawaii
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Sweet Home is in a little strip mall on King Street and across from the Stadium Park. They serve hot pot (sort of like Japanese Shabu Shabu, but a different taste profile). While you are waiting outside (we are always waiting outside, but we wait anyway), look at the menu. Before you are seated, the staff member in charge of... More 

Thank cathyventures
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

Incredible food - ingredients are very fresh and the base stock and sauces are all very savory. Their shaved ice dessert is included and has mango, strawberry and almond tapioca topped with chocolate mousse. Staff is very friendly and helpful if you've never had hot pot before. Had a great experience and would definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Asian, Taiwanese
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2334 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2345
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-947-3707

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