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House Without a Key

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2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-923-2311
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If your looking for somewhere to have a nice dinner/cocktail while watching the sun go down I highly recommend here. The staff and very friendly, helpful and provide suggestions of meals that they recommend...The house made coconut cake is yummy! The food was worth every cent, the band and the fireworks certainly made for a great evening while sipping a... More 

Thank Josh G
Glendale, Arizona
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was okay. Over priced. Small portions which are good but not a good value. Very unfriendly towards kids.

Thank stambj
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Waikiki, I love this place. It's the perfect location for cocktails at sunset. My favorite is the lychee martini and I always bring guests when I visit. It's great for place with family, friends or a romantic date. I gave this four of five because of the recent addition of a $5 cover charge per... More 

Thank Kris U
Austin, Texas
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Gluten free options are limited, but there a few good ones. They also bring gluten free bread. Great service and amazing music, dancer and sunset! We loved our evening here! I'd arrive at 6pm to watch the sunset.

Thank Wendy C
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was recommended as a great place to watch the sunset -- and it definitely was. The service was great, the music pleasant ($5 cover charge if one isn't having dinner) and the hula dance (Miss Hawaii 2016) was graceful. I went back for an afternoon cocktail as the view is equally pleasant during the day.

Thank MinnesotaChris
Spokane, WA
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200 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally made it to House Without a Key - what a great experience. Staff - attentive and so very nice. Entertainment - beautiful music on the stage with a giant driftwood backdrop. View - spectacular; go for sunset! Our meal was nothing short of amazing. My fish was delicious - the steamed Onaga. My wife's fish of the day, snapper,... More 

Thank RushCubFan
Fairfield, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 adults that went to eat lunch. Three of us ordered Joy's Special, which was the most amazing crab sandwich with avocado and bacon. One ordered the spaghetti and he loved it! To finish it off, each couple shared a slice of coconut cake. This was like a slice of heaven- fluffy, sweet, and lovely... More 

Thank Melanie75840
Oakland Park, Florida
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57 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a fun day exploring, we enjoyed a relaxing dinner at our hotel. We arrived in time to enjoy the beautiful sunset, live traditional Hawaiian music and of course yummy Mai Tai cocktails!! We went simple and had Cheeseburgers and they were delicious.

Thank dragonhmc
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this restaurant! The buffet breakfast is by far the best buffet breakfast we have ever been too! From the make your own omelette to the amount of choice and variety it is a must go to breakfast in Hawaii. I have also had both lunch and dinner here too. The lobster is my favourite! The burgers are yum... More 

Thank dinoe05
Wilmington NC
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164 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you are not staying at the Halekulani, this is a great place to visit. Outdoor patio has comfortable seating, excellent service, a good wine list and cocktails, and a bar menu of very tasty items. We were there on an evening when there was a truly spectacular sunset. Entertainment was a Hawaiian trio providing authentic music, and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2199 Kalia Rd, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2311
  • This restaurant is at Halekulani Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?