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Oceanarium Restaurant - CLOSED

2490 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3240
+1 808-922-1233
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (56 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
“crab” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, American, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2490 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3240
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1 - 10 of 472 reviews

Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a restaurant if you are looking for a unique dining experience. There is a massive aquarium in the center full of exotic fish and even a mermaid the swims at specific times. They are big at celebrating special events such as birthdays and...More

1  Thank Gomeba
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The service and staff are great.. the food is average , good,,but ok. The price..oh dear it is expensive.. we shared dim sum between 2 of us, the 2 mains, 2 very small bowls of boiled rice and 1 long neck of beer with inbuilt...More

Thank 2luvs2travel
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were greeted nicely and first impression was nice. We were walked to our table and then that was it. No idea if I could just got and start the buffet, since the person seating us knew that 1 was having buffet 1 ala carte...More

Thank Missagh R
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Buffet was limited but everything I tried was good. The King Crab was delicious and the service was great!

Thank cheri558
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We only dined there for breakfast. Food was good on the buffet. Even my picky eaters liked it. Some servers are more engaging than others. The aquarium was closed due to renovations until next year. I would definitely visit when the aquarium is open.

Thank cmcgirl
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stayed at the hotel and visited the restaurant for breakfast before we began our day of touring. The omelet station was a good feature. The breakfast buffet had fruit, baked Hawaiian pastries, bread selections, soup, sausage, bacon, scrambled, eggs, potatoes, pancakes, waffles, Hawaiian syrups. On...More

Thank divalicious1
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We have been there 3 times only because it is in the hotel. The aquarium is nice and divers are entertaining. Service is Not good. Food not good but overpriced.

Thank dunnachiem
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We were in Waikiki as a "wish" for my daughter that she received from the Make a Wish Foundation. One issued she has is severe food allergies. The management was very accommodating In allowing us to bring in our daughters food so she could enjoy...More

1  Thank Lou v
Oceanarium R, General Manager at Oceanarium Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Aloha Lou v, It's so great that you folks came and Mahalo for sharing your experience with us. I'm glad we could accommodate your family's needs and would do it again without blinking. With Love and Aloha, Frank N. Restaurant GM

Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the best buffets in Waikiki. The Alaskan Crab Legs are the highlight. Amazing huge aquarium right there in the restaurant teaming with all varieties of fish, and if your lucky a cute mermaid.

Thank davidM972QQ
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We went here two years ago and the food was fresh and value for money and of course the aquarium was a great feature. Unfortunately the aquarium is under construction and is closed until 2017... They have however not reduced the price! The food tasted...More

2  Thank pmorrisonstory
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$16 - US$22
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2490 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3240
    (Liliuokalani Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-1233
Oceanarium Tank Notice: We are no longer able to provide dive signs/message boards as our Oceanarium tank will be undergoing an extensive renovation. The Oceanarium is expected to re-open in 2017 with a completely new look, all new marine life, and coral reefs that replicate the waters of Waikiki. Mahalo.
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