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Tanaka of Tokyo East

150 Kaiulani Ave Fl 1, Ohana Waikiki East Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3227
+1 808-922-4233
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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150 Kaiulani Ave Fl 1, Ohana Waikiki East Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3227
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On previous vacations have really enjoyed the "experience". This time, only four at the table, "chef" Nathan H was quiet (new ?), did the cooking without enthusiasm/flair, other tables had chefs who performed with style and it was obvious their diners enjoyed. Food quality was...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a customer of this establishment for years. I went there multiple times each time I was in Hawaii. As a result they designated me a VIP customer. I usually attended what they call Tanaka East which is this location,and I never had...More

Thank Alina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good chef but not the best. Needed more practice. Interesting to watch. Food very good. Service average.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 15 January 2018

in hawaii for 2 weeks with family over xmas, staying in kailua. came to waikiki for the day. family visited with friends and swam during the day once the rain stopped. had a drink first at the wonderful moana surfrider. then came along here for...More

Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Had reservations and was seated at the specified time. For a Hibachi type restaurant the cook was below average and was terrible at portion control. We were seated at the left side and when served he ran out of food for us more than once....More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We recently dined at Tanaka of Tokyo The restaurant is beautiful and has a lovely ambiance. The staff are really nice. We felt extremely rushed throughout dinner and everything came out at once. There were groups of people waiting and they pretty much wanted to...More

Thank MsMDallas
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

When we come to the islands, we always have to make a stop here. They moved and closed down the iconic Tanaka of Tokyo at the Kings Center, so this is new. They changed the menu a little, but they have a selection of different...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

It has it all, table side entertainment, good food and great ambiance. Food cooked at the table on a hot plate by a chef that juggles and entertains, whilst preparing the dishes selected, with a specific Hawaiian theme. Much more and I would spoil the...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were on Waikiki and looking for good Japanese food and beer, so we tried Tanaka of Tokyo East after our hotel referred it. The service was fast and very friendly. The menu was very extensive and we enjoyed our visit. The location was convenient...More

Thank PaulAK2011
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The skills on these chefs are amazing. Worth paying the prices just for the experience. The food was lovely and obviously fresh. It gets very hot as you are sat around the grill and we were a bit cramped as there were 10 of us...More

Thank Jmb1978
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Kaiulani Ave Fl 1, Ohana Waikiki East Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3227
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-4233
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