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Stage Restaurant Hawaii
Stage Restaurant Hawaii

Stage Restaurant Hawaii Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.stagerestauranthawaii.com
  • Phone: (808) 237-5429
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch (Tuesday - Friday)
    Seating between 11:30am - 1:30pm

    Dinner (Tuesday - Saturday)
    Seating between 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    Bar & Lounge opens at 5:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Asian, Contemporary American, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Ron De Guzman
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Catering for off-premise special events are available on a limited basis. Please call us at (808) 237-5475 for information.
  • Private Party Facilities: Stage Restaurant offers three options for private dining and events.
    The Cupola Theatre a state of the art venue transforms into a business lecture room, seated dinner space, movie theatre and more. Equipped with top AV equipment, event furniture and stage lighting with the capacity to hold over 175 people, the Cupola is perfect for any type of event. This space is like a blank canvas, you can make it chic and stylish, comfortable and cozy, industrial… whatever you picture, it can be done here.
    For a smaller networking event, singles night, birthday party or bachelor/bachelorette party, the Ice Bar on the 2nd floor of the HDC is just the place. The Ice Bar is fantastic for mixer style events, you can have your own bartender, play your own music, and dance in your own space.
    The 3rd floor outdoor terrace is one of Oahu's most urban and hip spaces around. This beautiful space overlooks the hustle and bustle of the city, yet tucked away from patrons and customers.
  • Private Party Contact: Food and Beverage Manager (808) 237-5475
  • Entertainment: Contemporary music selections provide ambient background melodies to complement your dining experience during normal business hours.

    Stage Restaurant features a piano player, Philip Oscar-Pang, every Saturday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Every last Monday of the month, we feature a special 4-Course Dinner available with the month's featured wine pairings. More information can be found on our website:

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Parking Entrance from Piikoi St. after Kapiolani Blvd.
  • Public Transit: Stage Restaurant is located on the 2nd floor of the Honolulu Design Center. Coming from Waikiki use bus routes #3 or #9. From downtown Honolulu use bus route #3, #9, #17 or #18. The bus stops on Kapiolani going both directions between Pensacola and Piikoi streets. The Honolulu Design Center is a distinctive contemporary orange building.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Convenient free covered parking.

    The Honolulu Design Center main parking entrance is located on Piikoi Street. Take the first left turn after crossing Kapiolani Boulevard, heading towards the mountain. A secondary entrance to the parking structure is available on Pensacola Street. Parking entrance is located on the left, last drive way before reaching Kapiolani Blvd.

    Pensacola may be closed without prior notice due to special parking arrangements for large events.

A word from Stage Restaurant Hawaii
Contemporary Asian-American Cuisine continues to delight. Stage Restaurant's Executive Chef Ron de Guzman has listened to many of his regular Stage diners and have created a 6 course tasting menu that reflects the "Stars" on Stage's dinner menu. A delectable tasting of seafood, beef, lamb and delightful desserts. It's a "box office smash" that will enjoy a long run to the pleasure of Honolulu's "foodies-in-the-know". Come experience, first hand, Stage's eclectic atmosphere, impressive 400+ wine selection, discrete dining service, Contemporary Asian-American Cuisine, and decadent desserts. Discover why Stage is THE restaurant to enjoy six days of the week… honest! Whether its lunch or dinner, we invite you and guests you'd love to impress to savor a Stage experience for yourselves. Also, be sure to visit Amuse Wine Bar adjacent to the restaurant offering 80 wines to sample by the ounce from a unique and fun self-service wine dispensing system. Convenient location with free parking.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "I have to state up front, it is a little weird to eat at a furniture store and the location precludes them from getting walk-in traffic. Once you do you arrive, toss out any preconceived notions out the their giant windows. The menu and preparation of the dishes are very imaginative and can more than hold it's own against 4-5 star restaurant in Honolulu. The staff is excellent and work very well together as a team. They offer several different prixe fixe menus which is a nice bonus. We had 5 people and we were fortunate enough to have different tastings of their menu and we were not disappointed with any of the choices. They also boast a very extensive by the wine by the glass menu."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Great prix fixe menu: salad, entree and dessert. The Ceasar salad was fresh and tasty, the spicy ahi bowl was the best, again very fresh and the fruit panna cotta so light yet creamy, yummy!"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Very accommodating and great service. Attentive staff and never had to wait long for anything."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "The prie fix lunch is a great deal..salad, entrée and dessert for $26."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Perfect service and the wait staff were all helpful with the menu"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The Misoyaki Salmon w/ Cha soba is the best!!! It's my favorite!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "My husband and I went specifically to try the lunch prifix lunch menu. My husband had the meat loaf and I was going to have the miso salmon but I opted to have the steamed Chinese fish. The meatloaf was fantastic and the portion was very generous as he took his second piece home for lunch the next day. The steamed fish was excellent. The service was great as the server brought both of us a fork and spoon for my husband's brownie dessert. It was decadent and absolutely delicious!!!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The food was fantastic and the service was outstanding. Would definitely come back."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Went here for a couple of special occasion dinners and it was wonderful.. It is a foodie heaven, with perfect wine pairings. Very nice service and ambiance (understated, very modern decor). It even has a parking garage under (a definite plus in Honolulu)."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Chef Ron deGuzman and his team create outstanding dishes in a nouveau setting with great service. This is a "I want to go back and eat there again" restaurant."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I am not sure if the management had been changed, but, the whole service team is definitely new, did not recognize any of them from hostess to waiters/waitress. The quality of service is declining: - took 30 min to get food served for lunch while there was only less than ⅓ full - much less attentive than used to be, and did not get what was asked But the food quality (the Kitchen) is still very good."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Food highlights: Mushroom soup, salmon misoyaki, coffee flan - but everyone in our group enjoyed everything that was ordered. The service was timely and attentive. We went early for lunch and there was plenty of parking. Planning to return soon!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Stage is our GoTo place if we want great food and wine. There service is always Top Notch and the Lamb is the best I've tasted. I've had the lamb the last 6 times I've been there and everyone that I recommended the lamb too has agreed it was delicious! The noise level is a bit loud but the great food and service makes you not even notice the noise."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Our group had just come from a commitment ceremony for 20 years of marriage. It was an impromptu gathering but the service and food were excellent. We had a great time! stage even included a celebratory bottle of champagne and an impromptu serenade! Fabulous fun,great food!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "This is our anniversary spot and we go there every year to celebrate. The food is always great. We especially love the hamachi sashimi. Love this place. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We booked a Saturday reservation through Open Table for a 5:30 seating. The restaurant was not very crowded when we got there, but it gradually filled up. There was a good selection of entrees from which to choose. I had the pesto linguine with Manila clams and it was excellent. My husband had the lamb chop and enjoyed it. There was a kids' menu with the usual kid friendly selections. My 4 year old was able to find something (pasta marinara) to her liking, so I was happy. For dessert, my daughters shared a gigantic cotton candy which they were delighted with. My husband and I had a chocolate dessert which was delicious. My son had a warm pineapple crisp and loved it. The service was attentive, but not overbearing. Love Stage! "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Interesting menu, excellent food, great decor, friendly staff"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Our group of 8 thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. Service was good as they kept replenishing the bread and drinks. The wait for food may be a little longer than usual, but it could be because of the size of our group. Everyone enjoyed their meals - which ranged from the herb crusted monchong and meat loaf, to the crab/bacon sandwich, fish tempura, blackened ahi salad, french dip and stage burger. The desserts were equally good - pineapple crisp, brownies ala mode and creme brulee. I will definitely return to try those dishes I didn't get to taste!"
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "Vibrant place. Mostly locals versus tourists. Eclectic setting. The waitress was slow-took 30 minutes to get our salad, 10 minutes to get our wine; had to ask twice to get a second glass of wine. Rest of the staff was great - friendly, quick and prompt. Grilled scallops were done just right. Meatloaf was dry as if it has been sliced and sitting for a while. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The place was packed - mainly due to the special anniversary offer of 50% off food! So, the noise level was high at first but quickly forgotten when the food arrived & folks began to leave as the evening wore on. The food, especially signature dishes, were of high quality. Unfortunately, entree portions were small so if no appetizers or salads were ordered, you'd probably walk out feeling a bit empty!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "I had the lamb chops, wish there was another piece, definitely will not fill a male"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Went to celebrate my birthday and take advance of your 50% Anniversary Special. Well worth the experience for the price. Only food was on special, but it allowed us the opportunity to try more dishes than we would at full pop. Drinks are great too, especially during Happy Hour prices."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "I always enjoy going to Stage Restaurant for its truly unique décor and location in the Honolulu Design Center. The elegant setting with every table using designer furniture, the Life Size Horse Lamp and the creepy butler doll at the entrance gets you in the mood for a different experience. The food is good and the service was excellent. We appreciated the extra touch of the Stage Staff writing my friends name on her dessert since it was her Birthday and the tall candle presentation. Parking and access to the restaurant is one of the most convenient places in town. We ordered the Angus Burger Loco Moco on Fried Rice and were happy with the generous portion and flavor. Mahalo to the Staff at Stage!"
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Food is beautiful to look at, delicious to eat, and very creative: Wasabi/lilikoi ice: hot and cold at the same time. Delicious tomato/bleu cheese salad, a beautiful orange creme dessert. You are surrounded by art and eating art. It just makes it so much fun!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Went here for anniversary and the food and service were good. They even gave us a complimentary dessert to help us celebrate the occasion which we though was very nice of them. I didn't feel the quality of the food was as good as other high end places but the desserts were really good. We especially enjoyed the popcorn ice cream. A bit pricey but if you go during their anniversary celebration you get a great deal which makes this restaurant worth it. Lots of drinks and the wine list is really good. The location is easy to find and parking is free. I recommend going if you've never tried this place before. "
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We usually order the prefix meals so it was a wonderful opportunity for us to try individual dishes during Stage's Anniversary special. Hamachi sashimi, mmmm, could have eaten 3 times the order for dinner! Loved the shoyu gelatin that accompanied the sashimi. Excellent service. The potato rolls were delicious but we miss the pumpkin bread."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We dined at Stage during their recent anniversary promotion. Though the restaurant was full the service was excellent. The food was very good though some of the portions seemed too small, especially the entrees such as the pork tenderloin. There were just 3 small pieces and a few baby vegetables. You really need to order an appetizer since the portions are tiny. The NY steak was delicious. Stage is one of our favorite restaurants but we notice the portions are smaller and prices higher so we are likely to dine there less than we did before. Nice for special occasions."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Haven't been to new stage with new chef. Food very good and menu items good although wish could substitute a couple of items. Love the decor. Not really packed and service was excellent."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Service and food were exceptional. I ordered a beet appetizer dish to share with my friend and had their signature lamb chop dish as my main meal. Friend ordered the scallop. All was excellent. They even offered interesting little palet cleanser before and after the meal and warm bread rolls throughout - I couldn't get enough of the pumpkin rolls! As my friend said, "the only thing they don't do is wipe your mouth." Location is good...it's on the second level of the Design Center, which explains the unique decor throughout the restaurant. Very easy to get to - you just park on the ground level in the garage and take the escalator/elevator up passing through Amuse Bar (great place also for wine tasting). Check it out!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We ordered $55.00 course menu. All of us like this place! I will recommend this place to everybody."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "There are probably 10 or so outstanding restaurants on Oahu and this is easily one of them. I chose it for my Birthday dinner this year, and am glad that it turned out to be the right choice."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Had a very enjoyable meal! Took advantage of their four course prix fixe menu with wine pairings and greatly enjoyed both the dishes and the wine pairings. Dessert was homemade ice cream on a bed of guava tapioca balls, with coconut flakes, and a yummy foam on top!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Service is excellent and compares very favorably to high end restaurants. Food presentation is very thought out and pretty. But the portions are small (don't come hungry) and food is ok. Beef wellington was ok, waiter said that only comes medium rare which is ideal but when it came was really medium well. Puny portion, it was smaller than the size of my wife's hand. The demiglasse sauce was excellent. They use low quality rice. Not worth $35. Was warned that the three course tasting menu portions were smaller than normal but see above, does not make a difference. Beet salad was ok, standard. Salmon was a bit over cooked and too salty. It came with asparagus and mushroom and both was cooked perfectly. A decent choice for $35."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Stylish furnishings, yes. Pretty good service. Nice variety on the glass wine list. Some dishes my companions had were apparently very good. But I found the dishes to be fussy - e.g., the hamachi that everyone seems so enamored with... there just is way too much of everything, except maybe the fabulous fish itself."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "She wanted to go "someplace nice downtown". It was great good and excellent staff. The decor was definitely modern and eclectic and the staff was amazingly helpful. Everything went wonderfully and the evening was a huge success. We had the four course tasting with the recommended wine selection. Everything pair beautifully and added to a great experience. The only drawback was the restaurant seemed to want to try and limit where people were sitting. As we were enjoying our meal more people kept being seated beside and around us even though there was plenty of room in other areas. This led to a higher noise level but it wasn't obnoxious. Still all in all the dining experience was excellent and I would go back again for a special occasion."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Ahi poke, beet salad and Bouillbasse - coffee flan for dessert was delicious. Always an enjoyable meal."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Place sounded great on opentable. I've heard of amuse wine bar, seen inspiration furniture. Just had no idea it was all part of the same "front door", I wasn't a fan of having to walk through the store and bar to get to the restaurant but once we got there the service was impeccable. The food design and quality was top notch as well. We will go back for sure! One of the few places I can find beef Wellington."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Elegant home like furniture with great food, wine, and service!! Like being pampered and serviced in quiet, comfortable, and romantic!"
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "One of my favorite places for lunch. One of the best burgers in Honolulu. The misoyaki fish is also great."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Stage is quite a restaurant. The food is very good and the atmosphere -- above a furniture store with different styles of tables and chairs -- is really interesting. We tried the ahi poke which was good and the beef wellington which was fabulous. Don't miss the barbecue French fries -- they are really great."
    Dined on 2/18/2014