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Karai Crab

901 Hausten St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3037
+1 808-952-6990
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
901 Hausten St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3037
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food and the service was sooooo awesome! I created my own combo and Kaylee talked me into spicing it up, and I was not disappointed!! It is a must stop to eat at whiles you are here. I am going to try and come...More

Thank Rikki210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leave the glitz, crowds and expense of Waikiki dining and enjoy the fun atmosphere and great food of Karai Crab. Try a combo - with corn, potatoes, clams, mussels and shrimp spiced with the evening special. Add an order of crab on top, two cold...More

Thank Marjorie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never write reviews, I read them, just never write them. I am on a solo trip to Oahu and hadn't dined out at all during my time. I mostly picked up items from local grocery stores or the ABC shop. I found this place...More

Thank Renee G
Jon S, General Manager at Karai Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Renee, Thank you so much for taking the time to comment and giving us the highest rating on TripAdvisor, we really appreciate it. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Hope to see you again on your next trip to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to the Willows (next door) several times. We decided to try Karai Crab and after going through the very ordinary entrance, we were taken to a table in the beautiful water gardens behind the entrance. The service was first class, the food...More

Thank JohnandKatrina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a surprise! We sat outdoors - cool and lovely. Then we really enjoyed bowls of both mussels and clams, with mild sauces, followed by a cioppino with LOTS of crab legs. All well cooked (and when we had a complaint - more mussels were...More

Thank NancyF_Tucson
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

In the middle of what looks like a residential neighborhood lies a gem of an eatery. Karai krab has a flavorful sauce to include with your traditional seafood boil. It reminds us of doc Ford's sauce in sanibel island Florida. Order the sauce on the...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I found this place on yelp. Read the reviews and decided to try it. We made a reservation. Got seated as soon as we walked in. Parking across the street for $3. We order the seafood combo and added the king crab legs with it....More

Thank MzScorpio1978
Reviewed 30 April 2017

For our family meal before my sister and her husband headed back to the mainland, our parents brought us here. What a fun little spot! This reminded me of Crab Hut in San Diego, but without the bag. We ordered the combo, Shrimp, Clams, Mussels,...More

Thank heuster3
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Let me just say...This quaint location packs a subtle punch. The splendid de or and outside seating present a very nice ambience for diving into some crab. I found that Karai seasoning and cayenne heat were adequate for my wife and I. We nibbled on...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We love our seafood, and this place doesn't disappoint. Amazing flavours and huge servings! Service is friendly and 5 star! We had the king crab and combo and sides for $80 for 2 people The seating is beautiful in a garden with ponds out the...More

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Scotsgirl2016
10 May 2015|
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Response from Jon S | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for inquiring,we have a keiki chicken wing plate with french fries. You will have an option to substitute the french fries with white rice if you wish. The chicken wings does not have any sauce, it is just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Hausten St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-952-6990
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Description
Karai Crab is a fun and spicy seafood restaurant. Located next to the historic Willows Restaurant in Moiliili, 5 to 10 minutes away from Waikiki. Menu offerings include Dungeness Crab, Shrimp, Clams, Fried Catfish, Cioppino, and much more! Bold flavors in all sauces created by Executive Chef, Miles Miyamoto will have you asking for more! Karai Crab offers a kid-friendly menu as well as Take Out. See you at Karai!
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