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Chef Mavro

#135 of 1,858 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
French, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1969 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2139 (McCully)
+1 808-944-4714
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18:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came her for dinner during our vacation at Oahu. Ordered the 4 course set menu with half wine pairing, the flavors are wonderful!!! Beautiful presentation, great service and lots of the ingredients are from around Hawaii. The food and the restaurant is not pretentious, had a wonderful time. Note: My husband doesn't eat seafood, and it was possible to... More 

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Thank howeiwu
Mililani, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2017

So ive been to most of the top rated restaurants in Hawaii but Chef Mavro takes the cake. The "April In Paris" tasting menu was marvelous! Im still dreaming about the foie gras parfait. Ambiance was great and cant wait to go back with my wife. The wine pairings were also fabulous.

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Thank creid827
Philadelphia, PA
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134 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We would dine at Chef Mavro's every time we visited Honolulu. We had some really amazing, creative meals there. Once we had a preparation of moi fish that was simply mind-blowing! For our last two visits the dishes were just very good and the portion size had shrunk down to an unacceptable level. The dishes, while creative and tasty, were... More 

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Sydney, NSW
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233 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Tucked away on a slightly out of the way corner in Honolulu is one of the best fine dining experiences I have had - and I have had a lot. Firstly the food was superb, the vegetable first course pleasing, the poached fish with aioli was inspired, the chicken excellent and the deserts were brilliant. The wine pairings were really... More 

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Thank Craig_Tapper
Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Chef Mavro is a "must dine" restaurant in Honolulu and I definitely recommend his signature dish, Onaga in salt crust. Not only is it absolutely delicious, the presentation is beautiful. I personally like the tasting menus with wine pairings. Each course meticulously prepared. An awesome experience for a special occasion and just as satisfying for an impromptu night out with... More 

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Thank TeddiABear
Waimea, Hawaii
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311 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a lovely evening with wonderful service. The staff were all very professional and polite. The food was well prepared and the presentations beautiful. We also had the wine pairings and enjoyed our evening.

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Thank livelovexplore
Honolulu, Hawaii
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had dinner here with some friends and it was a pleasant experience. The service was very attentive and as expected for a high end restaurant. We had the chef's tasting menu and it was very nice. It's been a while since we last had dinner there and I think the former ala carte menu was a better alternative than... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

One of the best meals I had while spending 10 days in Hawaii. Everything from the service to the food to the presentation was AMAZING!!!! The tasting menu is fantastic. The Wagyu beef was the most tender and delicious beef I have ever had in my life. The fork dropped through it without and resistance and it melted in my... More 

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Thank Chef Ed L
Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We were on a family vacation in Waikiki for the second time in nine months. The first visit was for a one week vacation with the future in-laws, before our son's wedding to a Japanese scientist on the island of Maui. Her parents, who live in Japan, had never been to Hawaii, her father had never travelled by airplane before,... More 

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Thank travelace71
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at Chef Mavro. The Gr ande Degustation with matching wines was outstanding and the staff were excellent. This is a high quality restaurant of the calibre of top restaurants in major capital facilities throughout the world. This is a place for those who understand and appreciate degustation dining and are willing to pay for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$105 - US$152
Cuisine
French, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1969 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2139
    (McCully)
  • Public Transportation: From Waikiki get on TheBus #2 (School St./Middle St.) at Kuhio & Seaside. Get off at S. King St. and walk 10 minutes to Chef Mavro 1969 S. King St. Taxi is recommended. If driving, parking lot entrance is from S. King.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-944-4714
Description
Taste the flavors of Hawaii and Provence paired with exciting wine pairings that earn the highest food rating in Hawaii (18/20 Gayot). Flexible course menus include lobster, wagyu beef, onaga, pork, lamb & local produce. Romantic occasions & business entertaining. Executive Chef Jeremy Shigekane and Pastry Chef Jose Calpito add exciting contemporary style to the award-winning menus. Don't miss the sustainable caviar & the Grand Tasting Menu. Mavro's brigade of young chefs share his philosophy: always buy the best and freshest, buy local, treat all products with great respect, and start afresh every season with new ideas and creative recipes.

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