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5730 Kalanianaole Hwy, #B5, Niu Valley Shopping Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96821
+1 808-373-2731
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“udon” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (7 reviews)
“miso soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5730 Kalanianaole Hwy, #B5, Niu Valley Shopping Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96821
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Went on a Monday night expecting place to be a little slower, but there was a waiting list to be seated. After a short wait we got our table and started in on the menu-4 pages later and too many choices finally decided on the...More

Thank KaimukiBoy
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This Gyotaku location is very popular, particularly in the early evening when many come for the Early Bird Special. It is worth making a reservation if you are an early diner. They have an extensive selection of typical Japanese dishes. I am vegan so the...More

Thank kupunakane
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice atmosphere reasonable price and SR. Specials for early diners. Its not gourmet. But good for family dining

Thank carolyns1222
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quick decision to dine at Gyotaku on a Friday night.....went early (by 6:00 PM) for the specials and was not disappointed. Crab appetizer hit the spot - a Kirin and then Asahi beers rounded out the first round of orders. Salads, Butterfish, Teriyaki steak and...More

Thank hawaiishine
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Awesome selection of food Great place for parties and gatherings Super fresh sushi and tasty udon Would definitely love to go again!

Thank Olowalu_Life
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Maybe I have been spoiled by other good restaurants that our Honolulu hosts took us to, but this restaurant sat at the bottom of the list during our recent trip there. Granted it was a busy Saturday night, which may be why we felt rushed...More

Thank tak3
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Very good family Japanese food in the area on east oahu, but it can be pricy so the ordering should be for special occasions.

Thank Grant K
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My first time there (my family brought me, they've been there before). Udon***** Sushi ***** Salmon skin salad***** Service***** Professional***** Will return again.

Thank Alfred T
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly service coupled with quality Japanese food makes this restaurant a great find in east Honolulu.

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had the Filet of the tonkatsu on the menu and found that it was extremely tender, almost like the tonkatsu in Japan. Nicely deep fried to a crispy consistency outside, but juicy and tender inside. Oishii! There was a generous amount of thinly shredded...More

Thank Kekoa303
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5730 Kalanianaole Hwy, #B5, Niu Valley Shopping Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96821
    (Niu Valley Shopping Center)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-373-2731
  • E-mail
Authentic & Contemporary Japanese Cuisine in a Family Friendly Atmosphere. Established in 2001 and voted Hawaii's Best Japanese Restaurant year after year by the readers of the Honolulu Star Bulletin, Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Magazine. Gyotaku is truly one of the most popular places where 'locals' dine.

Sushi, Tenpura, Seafood, Steak, Noodles, Salads, Beer, Wine & Sake

3 Locations: Pearl City, King St, Niu Valley
Closed on Thanksgiving Day
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