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Gyotaku Japanese Restaurant - South King Street

1824 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2136
+1 808-949-4584
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good45%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (20 reviews)
“bento” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1824 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2136
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A reasonable priced restaurant. Service was good and so was the food and atmosphere. However wasn’t entirely sure why we told there was a 10-15min wait when there were plenty of vacant tables upstairs. Probably not in the best part of town. But would certainly...More

Thank Coups70
Reviewed 3 February 2018

When a local Okinawan and Korean give high marks to this place, what can a NJ person add to this! Went just before 6 pm so managed to get a lower rate for a combination of Tempuras, Shashimi and Miso soup - everything was perfect...More

Thank NJCricketer
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Gyotaku on S. King Street is one of those places in Honolulu where the locals go. Great Japanese food - perfect Tenpura (yes Ten... not Tempura), sashimi, and noodles. Very casual and good for kids. Good service as well. They have private rooms as well....More

Thank teamseattle4511
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Japanese comfort food in a restaurant that's not fancy but friendly. We were there for lunch and there are lots of combos and options available. I had a California combo with mochiko chicken, tempura and sushi. All delicious and there was plenty to eat. We...More

Thank Auwaiku
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great food at the reasonable price. There is a senior's menu and lunch specials. There is parking and it's a favorite local place and great service and excellent food.

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My parents come here all the time. It has a great variety of Japanese and local food. Nattochos is a unique preparation for natto and the first natto dish I actually liked, but my sister still thought it was too slimy and did not like...More

Thank kmtcupertino
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food was great and yet the price was very affordable. The place is very convenient and very easy to find. We surely be coming back soon.

Thank Gilbert808
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Went for a luncheon, there were about 30 of us in the party, so we had the private upstairs room. Wait staff was very efficient and attentive. Food was a set menu for all of us and the portions were just right, everything from the...More

1  Thank wninouye
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place has a reputation of good food. But this night the food was okay, but the staff was something to be desired. The Hostess need manners, the Manager came and apologized, no complimentary anything. BUT the waiter Chris was fantastic!!

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this place can get crowded at peak times but with upstairs and downstairs seating they can hold a lot of people parking is on the lot around the building and behind they have small lots that you can park in. the food is always great...More

Thank sewerat2014
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6 June 2016|
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Response from Thomas J | Property representative |
Aloha, Our Early Bird specials start at 4 pm and end at 6 pm, all Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays! Please come join us soon! Mahalo, Thomas Jones President and Co-Owner Gyotaku Japanese Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 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: 1824 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2136
    (Punahou & McCully)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-949-4584
  • 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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