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Izakaya Nonbei

3108 Olu St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1426
+1 808-734-5573
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (3 reviews)
“eggplant” (3 reviews)
“kurobuta” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
3108 Olu St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1426
Neighbourhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely make a reservation for this restaurant otherwise be prepared to look elsewhere. We went on a Friday night and the restaurant was full, everyone eating the most delicious looking dishes and looking pretty happy about it! We ordered sashimi (Sake and Hamachi) and a...More

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had visited this Japanese fusion spot 17 mths previously and it didn't disappoint on our second visit. Very gracious, patient waiting staff, and food top notch. Particular highlights were the slow cooked pork with mustard, and the mushrooms with eggplant. If you like beer and...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've driven by this place for the last 30 years and I finally decided to take my wife there to celebrate Mother's Day. Greatly exceeded expectations. While a bit pricey, the quality and taste is so good that I consider this to be a very...More

Thank FrankieG808
Reviewed 2 April 2017

One of the best izakaya restaurant in Honolulu. Lots of variety, meals and sake. But be prepared to pay more than the casual dinner.

Thank DMUH
Reviewed 1 March 2017

They serve awesome Japanese food. I like their pork and fish quite much. It opens at 5pm and reservation is recommended.

Thank KirklandTom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Celebrated our anniversary here and we are already planning our next visit. Wafu steak was flavorful along with the eggplant and mushroom medley. The star of the show for us was the sashimi platter B. Every slice was a bit of heaven-so fresh and so...More

Thank Ldyilagan
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Outstanding fresh fish. The chirashi was smaller than expected but was worth the price. The sizzling wafu steak, shrimp tempura, miso butterfish and deep fried crispy flounder were all excellent! The service was good, but always had to ask for refills of tea and water....More

Thank bminaai
Reviewed 30 December 2016

You can do a lot worse in Izakaya land in Honolulu. Great service, good sushi. Saba shio, ohitashi, yaki udon--not bad for the standards.

Thank trumpsamoron
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Izakaya Nonbei was not a restaurant we were planning to visit, but because of a traffic delay that caused us to miss the closing time of another restaurant, we ended up driving around Olu Street trying to find a place that is still open to...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Made a last minute business dinner reservation for 4 at this small Japanese restaurant located off the main road in a residential neighborhood. Our party was seated at a regular table. When available, you can request seating at one of several low rise tables. Service...More

Thank Liz T
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Restaurant Details

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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3108 Olu St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-1426
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Neighbourhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 808-734-5573
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