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Gyu-Kaku - Kapiolani

4.6
471 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
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Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ on Kapiolani is the ideal spot for an amazing experience! A 10-minute drive from Waikiki and the next block of Ala Moana Shopping Center, Gyu-Kaku is all about fun and food.

Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats!

Enjoy an ice cold beer as you grill your own meat. Happy Hours offer the best deals on food and drinks, so be sure to wind down and get the night started right with us.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Mon: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Tues: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Wed: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Thurs: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Fri: 11:30AM – 11:30PM
Sat: 11:30AM – 11:30PM
Sun: 11:30AM – 10:30PM


HAPPY HOUR
Monday: All Day Long

EARLY HAPPY HOUR
Everyday 11:30AM–6:30PM

LATE HAPPY HOUR
Sun–Thu 8:30PM–10:30PM last call
Fri & Sat: 8:30PM–11:30PM last call
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Phone number
(808) 589-2989
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
You!
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Private party facilities
We can accommodate your party of up to 20 people. Contact us for more details.
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Private party contact
Todd Nakamura, Manager: (808) 589-2989
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Pensacola Street
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Parking details
Free with validation. Free street parking is also available after 6:30pm along Kapiolani Blvd.
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Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 471 People Are Saying
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vipOpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined a day ago

All you can eat was an awesome deal. Service was awesome. Always there the please. Every food item we order was great!
I'll be returning soon.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Really interesting food. Well spiced but not overly done. Great flavors and attentive staff.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Food is great but a little pricey and small servings

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AkiH 
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Good place to take child and we always enjoy. Service is always good.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent service!

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vipPauoaRes (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

We go to Gyu-Kaku a lot, in fact, we'd go more often if it wasn't so crowded! We like the ambiance, decor, and food. Happy hour is great! Cheap, delicious drinks. Food a little on the expensive side, but really delicious.

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Rese (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Food and service was great!
Our server ‘Rodney’ (I think was) was totally AWESOME very nice and on it. Had a great time, will definitely go back again.

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vipSSYA (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

It was my uncle's first visit to Gyu-kaku & we wanted him to experience the AYCE dining because he can EAT! He really enjoyed it so we were all very happy to start the New Year right. We go with the middle range AYCE menu. Joe was a great server who always checked on us & kept our orders coming.

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Bran (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Our server Grace was wonderful. It was our first time there and she was helpful and took wonderful care of us. Service and friendliness are definitely core values that they hold onto. Would recommend Gyu-Kaku everyday of the week and twice on Sunday!

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vipSSYA (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

We really enjoyed the all-you-can-eat option. We tried the middle priced AYCE & Dylan was a great server. Even with challenging customers on the table next to us, he kept this cool & gave great service thru the meal. Props to him! We also like their app where you earn points for dining.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Service was great

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Great atmosphere, delicious food, and attentive service. I love coming in and sharing the dining experience with friends and family visiting.

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Raxhell (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

My recent trip was for my birthday with my husband. I made a reservation about two weeks ahead of time, in case it was busy during the week, and I'm glad I did! We arrived on time for the reservation but it still took about 20 minutes to seat us, which was pretty disappointing. I took my sister and her husband when they came to visit recently and we had the same wait time without a reservation. The food was excellent, as usual. I wasn't a huge fan of our waitress but she seemed a little busy so I don't think it was anything more than a little stress. Overall, I'd suggest anyone to come here. It is a fun dinner experience with all-you-can-eat dinner options that start at $30 ($35 on Friday & Saturday). They also have hot sake, which is always a good thing!

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
3.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

The vegetarian bibimbap did not have much vegetables and the one with the beef did not have much beef in it. So it would be hard to recommend vegetarians or vegans to the restaurant. Our server Ai- was excellent and so was the Apple Saketini.
The dinner for 2 at $60 was worth the price.
I think it’s a fun place for young people and young families.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

This is our second time visiting Gyu-Kaku and we really enjoyed it. Our waitress is very attentative and nice. Will certainly return.

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