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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.
Honolulu, HI 96815
Hours of Operation: Dining Room: Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 8:30pm, Friday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
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
$31 to $50
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Entertainment: Monday - Thursday: 6:30pm - 9:30pm See our website for Entertainers schedules.
Live Hawaiian contemporary entertainment.
Friday: 6:00pm - 12:30am
Saturday:8:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday - Thursday: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
See our website for Entertainers schedules.
Parking Details: 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.
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.
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
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.
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!! ❤
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!!!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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