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Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar

2233 B-180a Kalakaua Ave, Suite 110, Royal Hawaiian Center, Bldg. B, Level 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5200
+1 808-922-3400
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (71 reviews)
“caprese salad” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2233 B-180a Kalakaua Ave, Suite 110, Royal Hawaiian Center, Bldg. B, Level 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here twice while staying in Honolulu (well, Waikiki). It is next to the Royal Hawaiian. I had a salmon salad which was perfect! Hubby had penne with Bologna’s sauce, also quite tasty! We ate out on the veranda as the weather was perfect...More

Thank Evelyn E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there for dinner. The waiter was nice. The food were nice. The place was a bit dark for me. Overall it was ok not bad not that good.

Thank DrBooska H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen the chef on the morning TV showing for his Father’s Day menu. Thought we should try. I must say it was the best meal my husband and I have had while on holidays here from Australia. Well done to the chef and...More

Thank Kerri S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When my wife and I tried the food it became a go to restaurant on every trip. No matter what you order you will find the service, atmosphere and food to be excellent. I always have the gnocchi with white truffle sauce. One word describes...More

Thank galanfrank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The two of us wants Italian food after two weeks of sea food and Asian food. This is a very nice looking restaurant with a large outside area. There is a large staff so the service is pretty much good and timely. There were a...More

1  Thank Dadowilson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive and very average Italian food. Ordered the antipasto 4 choice board, what a waste of money that was, prosciutto that had been pre-rolled and left in the fridge until service, with a few nuts, dried fruits, jam and some cheese. Entree was octopus, not...More

Thank Carla298
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here-enjoyed the food but found it a little overpriced. Having to pay an extra $11 just to get a serve of potatoes to go with your meal seems a bit excessive when it costs nearly $40. We also found our waiter a...More

Thank SuperSal1
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Never impressed when greeting the manager with a 'good evening', and being ignored. Seated, and told that evening was cash only due to system problems; so far, and not so good Pasta at US$ 24 a plate plus 'suggested' tip of 15%- 20% is expensive...More

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We have been lucky enough to have dinner numerous times at II Lupino,over a period of 3-4 years.Always leave happy and refer them to any friends that are going to Honolulu and receive the same glowing comments from them.

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 24 April 2018

They do great pasta here. After eating a lot of fish (because I was in Hawaii!), having a pasta meal was just perfect. We ate outside and enjoyed a lovely breeze and great service. I would eat here again.

1  Thank 12amyo56
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fussyeater66
18 December 2016|
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Response from Ginnie W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know their Christmas hours, but they do have GF menu items. Take a look at the website menu to get an idea of what you can choose from
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evrimar
18 July 2016|
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Response from stmarysthdell | Reviewed this property |
No dress code.
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Margaret L
30 January 2015|
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Response from RenoTraveler03 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking right across the street, either at the Sheraton, or in the mall parking garage.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2233 B-180a Kalakaua Ave, Suite 110, Royal Hawaiian Center, Bldg. B, Level 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5200
    (Seaside Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-3400
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Il Lupino Trattoria and Wine Bar, created by famed New York restaurateur Wolfgang Zwiener, serving delicious, authentic Italian cuisine in a relaxing, yet sophisticated atmosphere, featuring indoor and outdoor bar and dining and a Salumeria featuring imported Italian cheeses, hand-cut meats that pair superbly with our wines by the glass list. While growing up in Europe, Wolfgang Zwiener discovered his passion for true Italian cuisine. In Italy, the locals would affectionately call him "Il Lupino", meaning "Little Wolf". It became his dream to open an Italian restaurant that would offer all his favorite dishes from Italy. That dream came to fruition in December 24th, 2010, when Wolfgang and his son, Peter, proudly opened their flagship Il Lupino Trattoria and Wine Bar at the Royal Hawaiian Center, in the heart of Waikiki. They hope you will enjoy the delicious Italian food created with love, dedication and passion. You might even meet Wolfgang himself in the restaurant while you are visiting. Pasta is prepared daily fresh and all our product comes directly from the Island. Lustful creations incorporating the fresh local seasonal produce, imported Italian cheeses, hand-cut meats and a variety of seafood accented with hand-made pastas. Our team is committed to exceeding expectations as they delight and satisfy while creating a memorable dining experience. Featuring wines from around the world our award winning selections enhance our cuisine and your experience. Focused primarily on Italian and Domestic selections we have something for every wine enthusiast!
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