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Dean's Drive-Inn

45-270 William Henry Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-5806
+1 808-247-1300
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
“teri beef” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (24 reviews)
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American, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
45-270 William Henry Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-5806
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our son’s Make a Wish trip and stopped here based on reviews and it was fabulous! Order at the counter and they bring it out in 10 minutes or so. Ahi cakes were incredible. Also loved teriyaki beef and chicken! The workers were so...More

Thank juliechloe1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So ono (delicious), as the locals would say. Informal and very friendly atmosphere. I had a vegetarian plate lunch. Nicely nutricious.

Thank LaniA3
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently moved to the area and discovered this restaurant. We have eaten here a few times and love the food, both local/Hawaiian dishes and the burgers. Big portions and the staff and very friendly/welcoming. We also love that you can call...More

Thank Amy8913
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here for a late lunch after working with the Marines. The service was friendly and fast I got the special Ahi Belly with white rice and absolutely delicious Mac salad i just wish the scoop was bigger lol it’s so nice to...More

Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent island food served in a casual and spotless setting. We arrived early, 5:00 PM and the woman behind the counter went over the menu in much more detail than one would expect. You could get several things in different sizes with different spices. She...More

Thank BostonVagabond
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Quality food. Quality service from family own/run place. We had the ahi cakes last night. We swallowed the plate in a flash. It was that good!!!

Thank hicksv001
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The plate lunches are flavorful and filling. Nice little diner that reminds me of the past. Seems to be a local joint where a lot of peeps come to which is a good sign. Would come back if I'm in the area.

Thank skankymonk
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I typically go to Dean's when craving a plate lunch meal. I prefer the better quality food such as brown rice and/or salad with the meal vs. white rice and mac salad. The hamburger steak and steak plates are my favorites. The hamburger steak meaty...More

Thank Curtis L
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It's solid. Kind of a hole in the wall, my kind of place. Didn't blow us away but it was good. Fairly priced by Hawaiian standards.

Thank JesseandMichelle
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Saw this place on Guy Fierri's DDD show so we made a point to stop here (they moved from original place to here). Everything we had was very good! Teriyaki Beef was outstanding! Corn bread was also excellent. The Ahi Cakes were also very good....More

Thank BigDawgMAF
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17 March 2017|
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Response from PJHono | Reviewed this property |
Lots of seating (used to be a Zippy's). Call ahead for take out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-270 William Henry Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe
  • Phone Number: +1 808-247-1300
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