About Chart House - Waikiki

Tucked away from the bustle of Waikiki, The Chart House Waikiki sits nestled overlooking the peaceful Ala Wai Yacht Harbor. Chef Randy’s innovative Pacific Rim presentations showcase the freshest bounty of the islands. Award winning service and panoramic sunset views make the dining room the place for a relaxing island style dinner.

Live Hawaiian contemporary entertainment and early and late happy hours heat up the night in the cocktail lounge. Serving the island’s largest pupu menu. For the highlight of the island dining or taste of local night life, the Chart House Waikiki is the place to be for good food, good friends and good times.

1765 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96815
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:

Lounge: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 12:30am (Food served till 11:30pm), Friday: 4:30pm - 2am (Food served till 12:30am), Saturday: 5:00pm - 2am (Food served till 12:30am), Sunday: 5:00pm - 12:30am (Food served till 11:30pm)

Dining Room: Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 8:30pm, Friday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Hobron Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 941-6669

Website:
http://www.charthousewaikiki.com/

Entertainment:
Live Hawaiian contemporary entertainment.

Monday - Thursday: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday: 6:00pm - 12:30am
Saturday:8:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday:6:00pm - 9:00pm

See our website for Entertainers schedules.

Parking Details:
Chart House Validated Parking at the Ilikai Marina

4 Hours - $5.00

Parking is available in our building complex; the entrance to the parking structure is located on Hobron Street, right after the Red Lobster. The Chart House Waikiki is located on the first floor as soon as you exit the elevator. Meter street parking is also available in the front of the Chart House Waikiki.

Executive Chef:
Randy Manuel

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Chart House - Waikiki Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

4.2

ambience

4.0

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Anniversaries (18)
Good for a Date (17)
Fun (13)
Live Music (13)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Happy Hour (11)
Romantic (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Cozy (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Authentic (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Business Meals (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 3 days ago

Rick & DeeDee were excellent!
As busy as it was, they were very attentive.
Food delicious

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 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined 4 days ago

Although there was a line up, our request on OpenTable was honoured right away. We got the requested nice rail seating to watch the sunset and the Friday night fireworks at Waikiki 7:45pm

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 5 days ago

We made reservations, arrived about 15 min late, but were seated within 5 min of arrival. Food was ample and tasteful, we left with a take out box and were too full to finish dessert. My wife and I both ordered the special with filet minon. Though we had requested our meat cooked medium, it was prepared more on the med rare side, which was ok but I had expected a little less pink in the center. Service was good with the busboy ensuring our drinks were full and table timely cleared of each dish. We were seated with a view of the marina at sunset, which was nice. Our table was just far enough from the live music to be enjoyable and still carry on a normal conversation. Seating is a little congested and neighboring table conversations can be overheard but not overwhelming.
As we were celebrating my wife's birthday and our anniversary, the waitstaff joined in to sing my wife a birthday tune. This was followed by the local singer/guitarist, Tito, serenading us at our table for our anniversary. A very nice and unexpected touch. local singer/guitarist, Tito, serenading us at our table for our anniversary. A very nice and unexpected touch.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Older restaurant in Waikiki. The drinks were fabulous and the food was quite good. Their interpretation of a Mai Tai is called a Guy Tai, after their previous barkeeper, is not to be missed.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 5 days ago

We went there for Valentine's Day. We didn't have to wait for our table. Ambiance was great, view was AWESOME, the service was GREAT and our waiter new his stuff. FOOD WAS AMAZING! 3 of us had the Ribeye Valentine's meal and our steak came exactly the way we wanted it. They had a merlot wine dipping sauce for the steak was AHHHMAZING!! AND, out food came quickly. Everything....PERFECT!! ❤

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

The Chart House always have a special place in our hearts. It's where my husband proposed and we decided to come here this Valentine's for dinner. I'm so thankful Open Table was an option to reserve. Once we got there our table was ready. The atmosphere was vibrant, fun and dimmed perfectly. Our waiter "Duke" was SUPERB! He treated us fabulously and gave us the best service ever! Our food was served with perfect timing from our beverages to our appetizer, our salad, entree and dessert. Everything was PERFECT! This is a great place for couples, groups, families and anyone! Thank you Chart House for a memorable Valentine's!!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Scenic View, Live Music, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 6 days ago

Really a great alternative to Waikiki waterfront restaurants.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Evening meal at The Chart House was an overall good experience with a couple minor hiccups. We arrived a few minutes early and would be first seated as the restaurant opened and were offered to get a drink at the bar - because we didn’t want a drink, hostess a little huffy and said “ there’s a bench around the corner”. Only other dislike we had was the attire of the ladies serving bar drinks - felt like they were wearing “Hooters” type skirts. This is a very nice restaurant with servers dressed very conservatively and classy. Otherwise food and service were exceptional!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great fresh seafood, live entertainment with ukelele player which was the perfect volume for conversing, great view of the marina and an exceptional friendly staff. We'll go again this week.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This restaurant was recommended by several sources, but turned out to be very mundane. The food was un-spectacular and disappointing. The service was sharp and the staff friendly but not overly familiar which is great. Our table was a covered area on the water overlooking the marina, and the night air was perfect.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 9, 2018

A busy , well staffed restaurant that does no nonsense dinners. Specializing in steaks and seafood, especially local fish. Portions are good and quality is excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 7, 2018

My only complaint is that my husband's Pina Colada was weak and watery. Even my Kettle One martini was weak and I can't even explain that! The drinks were not worth the cost. Food was very good and hearty!

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We had high hopes for The Chart House, sadly we were disappointed. First impressions weren’t great as we and all the other 530 reservations (the first of the night) weren’t seated until closer to 545 because the tables weren’t ready. That’s really unacceptable.

The waitstaff was fabulous during our meal and they have a dedicated cocktail server which I thought was a great touch. The drinks aren’t very strong but I prefer mine that way. And the other great point is the view of the harbor.

On to our meals, the price for the amount of food you get is pretty great for Waikiki. Sadly, the menu is stuck in bygone eras where lots of heavy sauce and huge portions were the norm. My husband chose the special menu which four courses: calamari (fine, huge portion), chowder (fine, nothing special), crab stuffed shrimp that were breaded and huge and covered in Hollandaise that was super heavy. He finished with cheesecake which was again fine.
I started with a Ceaser salad the most updated think we saw, and continued with garlic steak, once again swimming in garlic butter sauce. I will say the mashed potatoes were delicious. I had a creme brûlée for dessert which was fine but lacked the pretty brown sugar glaze.

Nothing was horrible food wise, but we would have had better food next door at Outback or Red Lobster abc we aren’t fans of large chain restaurants.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Live Music
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Food was fantastic. The people in our party had Mahimahi, King Salmon, and two different kinds of Ahi, and all were superb. Had to wait for a table about 20 minutes past our reservation time, but in the end it was well worth the wait.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Hostess seemed like She was hung over. Despite reservation we were delayed in seating by 15 minutes.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

This was a special occasion. I got the table that I wanted. Jeff and Sam did a great job!! They are a credit to the Chart House family!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Worth the Drive
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 25, 2018

料理選びのアドバイスを日本語で的確にいただき、その料理もすぐに出されたかつ美味しくいただきまました。クーポン利用もあり、コスパは良好です。満足しました。

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Had good service and delicious food

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 23, 2018

The price is high for what you get although the food is quite good. The servers really are top notch, however the hosting staff and seaters leave a lot to be desired. They dont acknowledge new customers and seem quite rude. Attitude and expression is sour. The noise level is quite oppressive and the seating seems very cramped. Atmosphere is pretty stuffy and I would say it seems a bit dirty in appearance.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Great seafood - try the clam chowder. Staff are very helpful and friendly. This restaurant is one of our favorites and has been for many years :)

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Be ready to eat a lot!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We ordered 4 different entrees and each was excellent. My sea bass was perfect! The bread was amazing and the waiter brought us more when we tore through the first basket.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 11, 2018

We totally enjoyed our dinner at the Chart House. We had a great table in the bar section of the restaurant, looking out at the harbor. The singer who was performing was excellent. We will be back the next time we’re in Waikiki.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Anniversary

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Awesome location at the marina in Honolulu. Went for evening meal and a beautiful sunset. Food was wonderful.

Tags: Happy Hour, Scenic View, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Very lively place, with very good music and the food was exceptional

Tags: Fun, People Watching
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 3, 2018

ヨットハーバーサイドで、ワイキキなどとは違って日本人が少ないのが良い。
特別な料理を期待せず、普通に食べるのが良い。
サービスは混乱していて、飲み物より先に料理が出てくるなど、ウェイトレスとバーの連携が悪い。

Tags: Good for Groups, Cozy, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Fun
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 2, 2018

日本人(?)のテーブル係の人のアテンドが良かったので料理を適量で頼めた。予約してあったが30分以上待った。

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Years dinner, service horrible, two rib eye orders were rare, overall service just too slow. Manager nor servers never apologized for wait. Assistant server gave my daughter a sigh when she asked to have her rib eye cooked more, very unprofessional to give attitude. Granted they were busy but no excuse to refill our bread or drinks without having to ask. Only refilled water all the time Bc it was free. Called to complain and manager said he would credit rib eye dinners but have not received a credit to our credit card yet. Manager never came around to ask if all was ok. Horrible dining.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

A beautiful place to celebrate 50th anniversary and New Year's Eve.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food was a tad bit salty ,but overall a very good experience. This is a place to get some really good food. Just beware,.. it’s not like any other Chart House. It is not elegant by any means. It reminds me of “The Regal Begal” from “Three’s Company”, or a Crusty Crab type place. Decor from the 70’s fishing era that hasn’t been changed since. Overall service and food was excellent. Just come in flip flops and tank top.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 30, 2017

It was really good I would totally recommend this to anyone.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Steaks were way undercooked they came out BLUE. To many tables in the resturaunt and people were packed in their like Sardines. It was difficult for the staff to get around the tables to deliver drinks and would spill them on the patrons. Staff kept bumping the our seats.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 29, 2017

ハッピーアワーを利用しようと予約したのですが
予約の際に言わないといけないとは知らず
普通のディナー席でした。
ハッピーアワーは注文できるかと聞いたら
ダメみたいやったけど
フライドライスが食べたい旨言うと、
ディナー席メニューには載ってないけど作ってくれると。
それは良かったけど、やっぱりハッピーアワー目当てに行ったから
席変えましょうか?くらい聞いて欲しかったかも。
(満席っぽかったから聞かなかったのかもしれないが。)

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We had our wedding at the Chart House in Dana Point, CA and have eaten there on two other occasions. The food, drinks, decor, and service were amazing! So on our honeymoon, we were excited to eat at the one in Waikiki. The food was horrible!
The building and decor are dated, but not too bad. The view is of the harbor (it was night, so I can't comment much on the view). The staff was good, seating us promptly and attentive, but not too much.
Then there was the food, if you can call it that!
The drinks were uninspired and subpar. My wife's drink wasn't balanced well.
My lobster bisque was served cold and gelatinous (was the person at the pass sleeping?). When I sent it back, they microwaved it, making the shrimp rubber.
The Caesar salad was overdressed with gross, bottled dressing.
I had the lobster medallions with shrimp and scallops in a mushroom sauce. The lobster was so overcooked that it was hard and rubbery (I'm sure it had been cooked and chilled more than once). The sauce was canned cream of mushroom, gelatinous and gross. The shrimp tasted like previously frozen and were rubber. The scallops were small, but adequate, but were swimming in the disgusting mushroom gel.
My wife had the "ahi mignon". We've had a lot of ahi, but this was by far the worst! I cannot even describe how off the flavor and texture was. It wasn't old, but it didn't even taste like ahi. There was a teriyaki glaze, but it was like it was put on there, cooked, chilled, then reheated. It was inedible.
The lava cake was ok, but no where near the quality I expect from them.
When we complained, one meal was comped, but the quality was still not worth the $75 I paid.
All in all, this was a serious disappointment! I felt like I was on an episode of restaurant nightmares, where it used to be good, then the management started cutting corners until it was horrific.
Save your money and go to one of the food trucks instead!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 25, 2017

本当に美味しく、素敵なディナーでした。次回のハワイ旅行でもぜひ利用させて頂きたいと思います。

ホームページ等で写真を見たときは、正直なところ雰囲気にはあまり期待していませんでしたが、実際に行ってみたら本当に素敵で最高のお店でした。

17:30に予約し、時間ぴったりに到着。ちなみにレインボートロリーで行きました(バス停は、ディスカバリーベイです。ヒルトンハワイアンビレッジの次のバス停です)。
特に窓側(窓はなくオープンですが)リクエストはしていなかったのですが、受付のスタッフさんがパソコンを見て空いている窓側に案内してくださいました。

お料理は日本語堪能な女性スタッフさんが丁寧に説明してくださいます。
コース(前菜+メイン+デザート+コーヒーor紅茶)も可能ですが、今回はアラカルト。女性二人で、前菜としてポキ、メインはカフクシュリンプとシーバス、飲み物はカクテルやワインを二杯ずつ頼みました。

メインには、前菜(シーザーサラダorクラムチャウダー)+ポテト(マッシュポテトorフライドポテト)もしくはご飯(白米or玄米)が付いてきます。
わたしはフライドポテトが大好きなのですが、ここはマッシュポテトが本当に美味しくおすすめです。
お料理は味付けがしっかりしていて、どれも美味しい。ソースをマッシュポテトに付けながら食べました。
また、テーブルにはパンとバターが置いてあります。

そして、夜はバンドの生演奏がありました。クリスマスだったので、クリスマスの曲を聞きながら、美しいヨットハーバーのサンセットを見つつ、美味しいお料理とお酒を堪能するという贅沢な夜となりました。
お誕生日のお祝いをしている方が結構いらっしゃり、ケーキ提供のタイミングではスタッフ皆さんがバースデーソングを歌って下さっていました。

スタッフの皆さんがテーブルを良く見てくださっていて、お皿を下げる、お水を注ぐ、会計をする、全てのタイミングが良かったです。
お会計は二人で$168(チップ込み)。

ハワイでおすすめは?と聞かれたら、ぜひおすすめしたいお店です。
本当にありがとうございました!

Tags: Waterfront, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great for a family special occasion. Lots of effort to keep noise down was appreciated--good job. Could be very romantic at the right table. the food was very good, service very friendly. No errors, no unreasonable delays. We we seated right away. Chart house remains one of my favorite places for drinks and pupu, and special family dinners.
Prices very fair. delicious food.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great seafood, and excellent meats! Can't go wrong here!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Very good food and excellent service. Best we found in Waikiki.

Tags: Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great service (never allowed our drinks to get low), great food, nice boat yacht club, and nice value menu for sunset

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