The Reef Bar & Market Grill

4.1
165 reviews
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Steakhouse
Located on iconic Waikiki Beach, the Reef Bar & Market Grill offers casual all-day dining modeled after authentic local island meat and fish markets. Guests select fresh “farm-to-beach” ingredients and grill their own steaks beach-side in a one-of-a-kind interactive dining experience. The combination of locally sourced meats and seafood, farm-fresh produce and invigorating trade winds create an incomparable recipe for the perfect meal.
NOTE: Please note when making reservations that we do not accept any requests for ocean-side seating as these tables are "First-come-first-serve".
**Seating preferences will be noted but not guaranteed**
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1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 5

スカートステーキがグッド!

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Tahoe
7 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great view! Delicious ahi poke bowl! Huge! Big portion of fish and chips too!

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Restaurant was good. No complaints, but nothing that made it stand out as “excellent.”

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Tokyo
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

家族旅行最終日のディナーで利用しました。
料理、ロケーション、スタッフの対応すべて大満足でした!

お肉は自分で持って行き焼いてもらうスタイルで、スタッフの方もとてもフレンドリーだったので子ども達もとても楽しんでいました。

絶対また使用したいです。

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 3

Low quality meat for the price. Low quality expertise of the “butcher.” Average salad bar. Overall, very overpriced.

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Houston
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

A must do experience when in Waikiki

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JP
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and service, friendly personnel

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RR
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved the Waikiki beach view.
Our server, Justin, was extraordinarily helpful.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

夕焼けが最高でした!

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Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

It was my first time to try this restaurant and I was pleased with the service that I got, but make sure that orders are in a timely fashion and not keep the customer waiting

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MC
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful steak, great location - highly recommended!

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SW
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday fir my 85 year old mom. People there are amazing!! Thank you!

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Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 2

Had lunch here before and it was great! Dinner however was extremely overpriced for what it is. My ahi was not good (I didn’t even finish it) and the waiter was extremely polite but he never came back to our table really at all once our order was placed. I was going to order another drink but never got the chance. Many empty tables so I’m not sure what the deal was. Very disappointed.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

ロケーション、接客、料理すべてにおいて最高でした。
TUTOMUの接客が良かった!!

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BM
Vancouver
60 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Slow service on arrival, no hostess for a few minutes and patrons lined up. Slow waiter service after arrival at table. Had buffet which lacked replenishment of bacon and pineapple at times. Not what the Shorebird used to offer at much less cost, which also included and turkey and ham carving station. Great location by the beach but not what it used to be like in better times under the Shorebird name.

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B
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual the Reef was excellent. Great food. Unmatched beachfront view. Also great service and drinks. Prices are a little on the high side ,, but I am willing to pay

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GG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

Went there for Valentines Day. My wife got shrimp kabobs and I got the Valentines Day $95 price fix dinner which was Champagne and chocolate strawberries, salad bar, 8 0z filllet and lobster tail and chocolate cake. All was mediocre. Salad bar is underwhelming with not much on it. All of the entree seemed to have no seasoning and were very bland. Didn't even gett melted butter for the lobster. The waitress told us to use the sauces at the end of the salad bar, but they couldn't make up for the unseasoned, bland food. The price fix menu included no sides with the main course either. The chocolate cakes was thin and flat and covered with some sort of strawberry compote. My wife wouldn't even eat it, but at least it was heart shaped.

Our waitress was very friendly, but they seemed understaffed. Dinner was incredibly slow and took over 2 hours. Our waitress was very friendly and gave us the hotel discount when we mentioned how bland the food was.

On the upside, there was an incredible ocean view. But overall it was disappointing.

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

料理はすごく美味しかったです!
ただサンセット直前に肉料理がきて、ここでは注文票をお肉のカウンターに持って行ってから、グリルで焼くんですが、サンセットいいところ見れないかと思うくらいギリギリまでかかってしまって…
言えば焼いて持ってきてくれるのかもしれないけど英語力ないのでそこまではできなかったです!
まぁ結局サンセット観れたんで最高だったんですけど。
直前の予約にも関わらず、すごくいい席に通してもらってすごく嬉しかったです。
とてもいい思い出になりました!

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London
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

直前の登録でもスムーズに予約ができて助かりました。ヒルトンの花火までは見えませんが、ビーチサイドで風の心地よい席で快適でした。カクテルも美味しく楽しめました。

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1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Great views of ocean and Diamond Head. Can be noisy but upbeat atmosphere. Steak and veggies were high quality and well cooked. My daughter had the spare ribs and they were delicious - the best she has ever had.

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SS
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 5

The food was terrible I had these Ahi ke and it tasted like frozen robber I would never eat there again the price was outrageous the only positive thing was the view and that was awesome I wish it was the old place and that was much better I specially like the 395 my ties now that 12 bucks and they’re horrible I would not recommend this. For sure Bird was the one I like

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Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Not the shorebird anymore. Salad bar not very good but ambiance, service, steak was very good

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place! Junior the grill master was wonderful.

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1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

以前のショアバードとほぼ一緒です。
以下ショアバードと比較になります。
ステーキはザ・アメリカンなボリュームで女性では食べきれないと思います。
サラダバーはショアバードの方が良かったと思います。
ショアバードの時にあったハッピーアワーがないのが残念ですね。
料金もショアバードより高いです。
ロケーションは相変わらず良いです。
子供には子供メニュー兼ぬり絵を渡されるので子供連れにもオススメレストランです。

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PP
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great selection of locally grown food and wonderful seating beach side. Unique experience to choose and cook your own selection. Great salad bar, excellent service. Gluten free menu is best in Waikiki.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

とても素晴らしい時間を過ごすことができました。
皆さんに感謝です。

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Salt Lake City
12 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent service. Nice ambiance and music.

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

セルフバーベキューは、常時、シェフが一人ついていて、好みの焼き方で焼き上げてくれて大変良かった。ショアバードの時もついていたが、今回は大変フレンドリーなシェフで、子供も楽しく簡易BBQを楽しめたようです。
しかし、サラダバーは品数が昨年より減り、補充も十分ではなかったのが残念です。
でも総合的には安価で満足できる良いお店だと思いますので、次回も楽しみにしています。

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m
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We go once a month. We try to go around 5:00 it’s not as busy plenty of food at the salad bar. Lots of one on one time with the master grill chef. We love it.

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Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

元旦のディナーで利用しました。辛口の口コミもあったので、心配していましたが、思ったよりいい店でした。海のそばなので、夜になると景色は殆ど見えませんが、海岸がライトアップされているので、雰囲気はありました。シーフードタワーとリブアイをいただきました。サラダバーがついているので、それで結構お腹が膨れます。シーフードタワーはボリュームたっぷり。まずまず満足の夜でした。

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GN
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

NYE dinner at The Reef Bar and Market Grill would be the most underwhelming dining experience I have ever had. Booked online from Australia to ensure we could get in for NYE. On arrival in Honolulu went to the restaurant to confirm that booking all ok. Also requested if we could have a table by the windows. Was told that the restaurant was fully booked and could not guarantee anything. On arrival for our 8.45p.m. booking we were greeted at the restaurant entrance with "Would you like a table for 2?" Thought the place was booked out and it was definitely not. Quite empty in fact. We advised we had a booking and were taken to our table. Asked if we could be moved to a window table - again told going to be very busy - sorry. What a load of rubbish. Waiter was Nick who did what waiters do. He brought us a glass of champagne each to which we advised that neither of us drank alcohol and he asked what we would like instead. Ordered orange juice and ginger beer, to only find out we were charged for them. You've got to be kidding me. Next big disappointment was the "decadent" salad bar. Oh dear! What a sad looking set up it was. Nothing decadent about it and a lot of the bowls of salad were spilled on the bench. There are so many beautiful and tasty salad ideas that both of us were lost of words with the advertised "decadent" salad bar. Main meal was OK. I had the beef and my daughter had the vegetarian meal. Next comes dessert - or what was advertised as dessert. Again a sad offering. Finally, bill time. Nick brings the account and it was over $US200.00 which equated to over $AUS300.00 and the account had suggested gratuity ideas. The first one was 18% which amounted to nearly $US40.00 which would be over $AUS60.00. I don't think so. Needless to say there was no tipping as we were both very disappointed with the whole dining experience. Also, there was no NYE decor in the restaurant. BIG missed opportunity by those in the marketing department.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 2

New Year’s Eve

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JH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a fabulous time we had a group of 7. The food and service was fantastic Ke Von our waiter was great very efficient . We all had a great night and will most definitely return.

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1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

オーナーが変わった後に初め目利用しましたがすごく良かった!
店員さんも優しいし料理も美味しかったです!また利用したいです。

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F
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 3

大晦日に利用しました。
唯一のテラス席で、夕日の落ちる海を目の前に食事ができてとても印象的な夕食になりました。
大晦日は1人99💲の特別メニューしかなく、驚きましたがその分いい食事ができたと思います。

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Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

This was the one of the best restaurants we have ever been too!!

We were a family of 5 with a baby they gave us a window table but only after I had to ask a manager for it; if you make a reservation she was very polite

The food was amazing! My teen son got to grill his own steak with a chef’s supervision & he loved it! No kids meals unfortunately so my little girl has the adult side portion of the mac & choose which she loved! It’s also free salad bar!

such a great experience: I highly recommend this place; I would of given it 5/5 stars but I feel the food prices were a little to high generally.

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San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The cook your own entree venue (we’ve been here countless times as “the shorebird” and now twice as “the reef” is still a great spot for sunset dinner views on the beach, good live music and a fun evening with dinner. Jacob our server did a great job with the menu and service timing, Jacob at the butcher table provided quick service and good seasoning recommendations, Emiliano at the grill was an all-star navigating from party to party and keeping everyone’s meals on-track. We opted for more sides than we have ever gotten before and they were all great. The salad bar was adequate but not a great selection or range of offer. We will come back again.

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Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good seats great service good quality food

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DG
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 5ambience 4

We went for dinner on Christmas. Not a good value. $80 per adult for salad bar and selection of entree and dessert. Portions on entree were very small and frankly the food was just not very good. Felt like we were fleeced. Staff were understanding and service was good.

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PM
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 2

Would of prefer to order from the menu the chicken was not good salad byways finy

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