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Tanaka of Tokyo Central

2250 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2542
+1 808-922-4702
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (24 reviews)
“teppan yaki” (5 reviews)
“fried rice” (18 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2250 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2542
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of ten including 4 kids between 8 and 1.5 years had a great teppanaki dinner at this characterful place. Great, wholesome food and most entertaining chefs. Highly professional. Unreservedly recommended.

Thank HofH999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tanaka of Tokyo was pretty awesome. Good time, good food..... the prices were also very reasonable and the service / servers were very attentive.. I will definitely be going back the next time I’m in Honolulu...

Thank josephsH6936VP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is NOT Bennihana. Tanaka of Tokyo is as authentic Japanese teppan-yaki as you can get without going to Tokyo. It starts with the entry - a minimalist space with a few simple decorations - no giant gold statues, etc. Very refined and very peaceful.I...More

Thank Feisqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They advertised themselves as the Best Tepanyaki in USA and they arr right. Is far much more better than Benihana.

Thank Sergio D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a bit hard to find but its om the third floor in that building! What an amazing thing to try! Great food, good entertainment and social way to eat. We were there for 2hours and the time just flew. We ordered chicken and beef...More

Thank nir089
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one of our best meals here I think it was called the Shogun it was a set meal. It was delicious we had lobster, scallops, and fillet steak.

Thank Joyjoy57
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Managed to get a seat here at short notice without a booking.Spent a wonderful evening dinner here with my Wife. Excellent food and service.Our Chef was amazing his cooking skills definitely were entertaining. Our hostess looked after us with drinks and our menu selection. The...More

Thank craig229592
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Buzzing Restaurant. The food delicious as was the entertainment from our Personal chef. My adult Kids and I thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank Lily R
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This was hands down the best tepanyaki iv ever had. We had had the steak and seafood and it was amazing. The most tender flavoursome lobster and scallops. Wagyu steak that just melted in your mouth. $67 per head but well worth it.

Thank corz75
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Called in on off chance of getting into restaurant at 5pm. Treated like royalty on arrival. Prices for meal and wine were very reasonable. My wife and I had sirloin and lobster plus an Australian Shiraz as well as fried rice. Entree and sweats included...More

Thank Larry M
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Leonie C
29 September 2016|
Response from Nena M | Reviewed this property |
It is casual. It does get a little warm as they are cooking your food, other than that it is comfortable.
Leonie C
29 September 2016|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Yes- I did see high chairs in the restaurant - we didn't use them- but I think there were several chairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2250 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2542
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-4702
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