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Jawaiian Irie Jerk Restaurant

3574 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2702
+1 808-388-2917
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“jerk wings” (7 reviews)
“peas” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
3574 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2702
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

If you can get to it before they close -- GO. This place is the real deal. Owner/chef on site; friendly service; EXCELLENT food -- everything we tried was delicious. Jonny cakes; Ital stew; jerk chicken sala; plantains. All perfectly prepared. I used to live...More

Thank MsProspero99
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The food was great...definitely enjoyed the fish dishes-- flavorful and fresh. I'd love to come back. Our wait person Bar was fantastic--helpful and delightful. One of the best experiences in Waikiki.

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The first time we ate at Jawaiian Irie Jerk restaurant it was definitely a 5. Unfortunately they are closing and it seems that with the date approaching the quality of ingredients and love in the food has already begun to depart as well... the owner...More

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This still has outstanding food, drink -- I would drink a gallon of sorrell and still want more -- and staff, but now it has a _much_ bigger location than during my previous visits. The larger spot has a big central dining room and at...More

Thank JohnsonIV
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I was a bit skeptical when I heard about this fusion of Jamaican and Hawaiian food but it was actually really, really good. My mother is half Jamaican and is picky about Jamaican food. I would take her here.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Great Jamaican food. Lots of flavor in all of their food. Hostess/ server was so friendly. The service was very quick.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My friends who live in Honolulu took us here the other night. It was great! Plenty of seating on the Saturday night we visited. They moved from across the street recently and they are working on the place it seemed. Very very beautiful sand/concrete art...More

Thank Gemaroo
Reviewed 23 July 2017

although just over 2 miles from Diamond Head or Waikiki Beach, this hidden gem is worth discovering via foot or ride. The soothe tunes being played underscores the experience in culinary art you will experience at Jawaiian's. Whether it was the spicy Oxtails or the...More

Thank Edgardo S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I believe customer appreciation is very important and unfortunately I do not believe the owners of this restaurant value their customers. We were once loyal patrons and even outspoken supporters, however, we have been treated very discourteously, so much so, that we will not be...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch here on a weekday. When we walked in there was one other customer waiting for a takeout. We were seated immediately. The waitress was very pleasant and informed us what was not available at the moment. I ordered the...More

Thank cdique1048
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Response from Panabest | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge, I had the Sorrel drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3574 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2702
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-388-2917
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