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2300 S Garfield Ave Ste D, Monterey Park, CA 91754-7200
+1 323-888-2695
10:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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139 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Baaam! I love me some spam musubi but frying takes it to another level. By the way, many items on the menu are fried. So if you are watching cholesterol levels, be forewarned. My fave is the chili. With slices of Oscar Mayer hidden in the spicy but good goop. The cabbage salad is old-school, like grandma used to make.... More 

Thank Kcarma
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Food is good. Very tasty and fresh. For desert try the Shave Ice. It's like eating flavored frozen powder. Really good!

Thank Michael H
Los Angeles, California
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Returned to Shaka's after a year hiatus due to disappointing food and service, as well poor cleaning of tables and floors. We were actually desperate for a place to eat after fighting traffic from LAX to give a friend a ride home in the area. Boy, were we surprisingly happy and totally contented from our meal - Loco Moco +... More 

Thank CN M
Los Alamitos, California
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Huge menu, reasonable prices, great food. How can you go wrong? The decor is interesting, even though the furnishings are a little worn.

Thank Charles V
Highland, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

They had delicious Hawaiian food and was surprised by the flavors! Though, I was disappointed in all of the plastic and styro-foam cutlery. Definitely would come back!

Thank bambatbambat
Montebello, California
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

My family enjoys the curry chicken bowls and the teriyaki chicken bowl. I have had the Huli Huli chicken, good! On salad with a side of Chinese chicken salad. Yummmmm we also enjoy the spam musubi, yummm. Also the gyosa bowl, yummm. Many people go for the shaved ice especially on hot days. Cherry! Yummmm. I haven't had a bad... More 

Thank Padiboys3
Monterey Park, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2012

That means in my language it was very good. A little empty but it can do. If only it has good stuff that will make it the best

Thank Anthony V
Los Angeles, California
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2012

I like the feeling of the place. It used to be one of my favorite places to grab a quick bite, until I had to cut down on the carbs... - it's a Hawaiian place - they serve rice. It's food I grew up with, and it's tasty and filling, but I'm tottering into old age and have to watch... More 

Thank RangerBobN
La Crescenta, California
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2012

Love the curry and macaroni salad. My daughter loves the spam musubi. My other daughter loves the chicken katsu and shaved ice. They also have a chopped cabbage salad, I love that too. Atmosphere is nice. Parking is public parking a lil further down but we always find a space.

Thank Valerie2270
Los Angeles
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Shakas is unassuming, sitting in a strip mall in Monterey Park. Parking can be challenging, since there are more patrons for the mall than spaces, but there is street parking as well. Walking into Shakas, though, and you'll realize that you're in a better place than Ono's or L&L. It's clean, has plenty of tables, and has a flat screen... More 

Thank MrEricJL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 S Garfield Ave Ste D, Monterey Park, CA 91754-7200
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
  • Phone Number: +1 323-888-2695

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?