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Imari A La Carte Dining - Hilton Waikoloa Village
Imari A La Carte Dining - Hilton Waikoloa Village

Imari A La Carte Dining - Hilton Waikoloa Village Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.hiltonwaikoloavillage.com/dining/imari.cfm
  • Phone: (808) 886-1234
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Wed -Sat 5:30PM - 9:30 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Steak
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Private Room, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: For a more intimate dining experience, our Tea House is a private dining room surrounded by a serene koi pond. Perfect for a romantic dinners or family gatherings, this beautiful, one of a kind setting will create wonderful memories.
  • Private Party Contact: Jon Hagman (808) 886-1234 x2522

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Queen K Hwy & Waikoloa Beach Dr
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet or Self parking is available at the main lobby of the Resort. All parking is validated and free of charge for restaurant guests.
A word from Imari A La Carte Dining - Hilton Waikoloa Village
Aloha, thank you for your interest in dining with us at Imari Japanese Steakhouse located in the heart of the Hilton Waikoloa Village. This reservation page is for sushi and regular dining only. If you prefer Teppanyaki style of dining, then please make a reservation at Imari - Teppanyaki.
/>Perched above a tranquil Koi pond, Imari offers each diner a unique Japanese culinary experience.Relax and savor items on our a la carte menu, featuring artistry from our Sushi Bar, with fresh local ingredients from our bountiful ocean waters and local farms.

Whether you are seeking a fun and interactive family dining experience or a quiet romantic dinner for two, Imari awaits.

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Diner Reviews
  • "Had a very good selection to choose from. Nice drinks. Wonderful breeze - very open, but still indoors. Friendly, helpful server."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "We had a terrible experience checking into our hotel room at Hilton Waikoloa. We were uptight by the time we got to dinner at Imari. Due to our waitress Gail being very pleasant, she made our evening enjoyable! The Hilton Waikoloa staff should take notes from the staff at Imari on customer service! Gail was very friendly and compassionate. The food was excellent as well. The sushi was fresh. My husband had the lobster tempura & pork belly ramen. He truly enjoyed his dinner. He said he wish he could find that in Honolulu!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We were very dissatisified with the price, quantity and overall flavor of the food. We had Shrimp Tempure and a special order of Teryiaki Chicken Family style. The Chicken was not flavorful and 28 dollars for what I estimate to be 1/2 of a chicken breast. If there was teryiaki sauce involved, I could not tell. The Shrimp was good, but not as good as expected for this type fo restaurant. The Fried Brown Rice with Portugese Sausage was the best item that we had. My kids did enjoy that even though again it was a small quantity. I had a Wailokoa Smoothie and could not tell there was ANY alcohol in it. Overall, the most dissapponting dining experience we had the 11 days we were in Hawaii. I will say that the food presentation was fantastic."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Expensive, mediocre food, nothing special. Quality of food is not worth the price. "
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "But if you dine in the al a cart area, you will be overwhelmed by teppanaki smoke. They say the fans are on, but it is clear they are not. The sushi bar area is more remote from the teappanaki area, but smoke wafts there as well."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "This restaurant is part of the Hilton Waikoloa hotel and has amazing food, ambience, and bar. Please not though that your dining experience will include parties with small children mixed throughout the restaurant."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "We try to visit Hilton Waikoloa Village every time we come to Hawaii, but we had never been to eat at Imari. I was very pleased with our meal. We opted for the al la carte menu instead of teppanyaki. Our server, Mitsuko, was very attentive and explained all the different foods in the bento. The sashimi was fresh and tasty, and altogether it was a wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Don't believe the Imari hype. I will make this plain and simple if you eat sushi and I mean real sushi not California rolls this is not the place for you. It's not sushi. We ordered a sashimi platter The Sashimi was all martnated and literally feel apart in your mouth. It honestly was a great base for poke but not sushi. To me it was for first time sushi eaters who are on holiday and want to try it. Obviously if you are eating here you are probably staying at the hotel, but there are other sushi places close buy and they are fairer in price and actually sushi."
    Dined on 10/9/2013
  • "Incredible Tepanyaki scene ... Outstanding sashimi .., nice service and excellent setup."
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "Aweful place to have dinner. Food was horrible, service was horrible, overpriced! We made reservations for the teppanakki and didn't realize we had to specify that when making a reservation. So disappointed!!"
    Dined on 8/20/2013
  • "This is the best Japanese restaurant in Hawaii. The Maguro Sashimi is the freshest I've seen anywhere. California Roll sushi is made with real crab meat. The Bento combination dinners are the best value. Excellent service, delicious authentic Japanese cuisine, along with the fabulous ambience makes Imari the premiere Japanese restaurant in Hawaii."
    Dined on 8/9/2013
  • "Although this restaurant offers ala carte dining it also has chefs cooking at your table, we didn't know that until we got there and we're very pleasantly surprised."
    Dined on 5/16/2013
  • "The sushi is great. My vegetarian wife was very pleased with her sushi wrapped in "green paper". I can recommend the MT roll, which is a combination of shrimp and spicey tuna."
    Dined on 5/10/2013
  • "My wife and I were impressed by the classic offerings. Take a step out of your normal boundaries and try some of the servers recommendations. You will be pleasantly surprised!"
    Dined on 5/2/2013
  • "Ha a lovely meal, except that the place was so crowded we ended up in one of the back corner tables which aren't quite so nice."
    Dined on 4/4/2013
  • "Food was good, although nothing extraordinary. Loved how the manager walked from table to table making sure everything was okay. We also got a free dessert, cause we mentioned it was our honeymoon. Thanks Imari!"
    Dined on 4/3/2013
  • "My husband and I had dinner and ordered off the menu. I believe if we had dined Hibachi style with the chef cooking at the table, we would have been happy with the food. However the menu options leave a lot to be desired. I had a chicken dish that was very bland, almost tasteless if it hadn't been for the sauce. The sushi was good. If you go, eat Hibachi style. The menu needs to be revamped!"
    Dined on 3/15/2013
  • "The Traditional menu was very good. PLease note that you can go here for both Traditional or Hibachi but you need to specify with the resturant which you are looking for and this option is not available via the OpenTable iOS app."
    Dined on 2/28/2013
  • "Food & service was great! One suggestion, or perhaps I missed it, was that the waitress should have offered to handle the payment of the bill."
    Dined on 2/25/2013
  • "Disappointing! We have better sushi in my home town."
    Dined on 2/20/2013
  • "Price point was too high. Food was good but not priced right."
    Dined on 1/21/2013
  • "Really quite poor. Had many better experiences at Japanese steak houses. Chefs are not impressive. Would not eat there again. Ridiculously overpriced."
    Dined on 1/19/2013
  • "OK for an evening as a vacationer. Inexpensive and expect corresponding quality. The Bento is a good deal, but do not expect quality. Service prompt and efficient, but not a remantic place."
    Dined on 1/13/2013
  • "The Service was excellent. Our two waiters, M.J and Brian, did an outstanding job of helping us with navigating the menu, serving, and recommending their favorite dishes. The Manager also came by twice. We split the Butterfish Appetizer which per previous reviews truly does melt in your mouth. We also shared Drunken Palm Heart Salad, which was also quite large, and is the perfect amount for sharing. For Entree’s, my wife had two Sushi Rolls, the M.J. roll, yes actually named after our waitress, and the BBQ Eel roll. It was good, but she didn't feel they were of any special recognition. I had the Barramundi Fish, which I enjoyed immensely. Ice Cream for Dessert, which was wonderful. I would highly recommend and will certainly retu"
    Dined on 1/12/2013
  • "Without a doubt the best Japanese menu we have ever experienced. We order the special menu offered for New Years Eve, and every course was beautifully prepared, served and unique. The steak melted in your mouth, the lobster tempura light, crispy and tender, all sushi/sashimi very fresh and seasoned wonderfully. Dessert was fabulous!"
    Dined on 12/31/2012
  • "Back for a second night because we love sushi. Service was really good, but food still just so-so. My wife had the special Surf and Turf. Scallops and Shrimp we very bland, no seasoning at all. Steak was ok, but only 1/2 a lobster tail. Expected a much better meal for the price. Again, the rolls were ok, but bland with no flare to them at all and about $6 bucks more per roll than the gourmet rolls we get back home fully dressed out. Nigiri was also double what we pay at home and the fish pieces about half the size (definately not worth the price)."
    Dined on 7/7/2012
  • "Food was ok, but much better selection, portions, and price back home. Paid double for nigiri for about half the size of the fish portion. Location at the Hilton though is quite spectacular. Food quality was good. Would go back. Not sure why not open 7 days a week since located in the resort. Was closed when we originally planned to dine there."
    Dined on 7/5/2012