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About The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood

Located on the 36th floor of the Ala Moana Hotel, The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood restaurant is the new home to a space known historically for memorable evenings with Oahu's most epic views.

Upon entering from the elevator on Ala Moana Hotel's top floor, each new diner will be enthralled by crystal chandeliers and live music played on The Signature's white grand piano. When it comes to choosing a table, the opportunities are endless: The intimate bar, piano lounge, vintage-style ocean view booths, an exclusive experience in our wine cellar, or any of our luxurious mountain room or ocean room tables.

From first sip to last bite, prepare to be wowed by our Signature combination of customer service and hand-selected quality menu options. Enjoy selecting from our thorough wine list, which has been crafted to pair perfectly with all our chef's creations.

Please be our guest. Take the journey to share an evening with us that you will remember forever.

410 Atkinson Dr
Ala Moana Hotel 36th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96814
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:


Dinner: M-Su 4:30pm-10:00pm

Cross Street:
Atkinson Drive & Ala Moana Blvd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 949-3636

Website:
http://www.signatureprimesteak.com/

Entertainment:
Live music will be played nightly on The Signature"s white grand piano creating the perfect soundtrack for your intimate dining experience.

Parking Details:
Self Parking free with validation
Valet Parking $3 with validation

Executive Chef:
Steven

Private Party Facilities:
Ocean-Side Room - Up to 45 people can take advantage of the floor to cieling windows providing beautiful ocean and beach views as well as a panoramic sunset view. A benefit of booking your special event on a Friday night in this room is the fireworks display you will have front row seats to from its exquisite location.

Mountain-Side Room - Up to 25 people can enjoy dinner in this room while they peer out of the floor to ceiling windows onto the beautiful tropical mountains and extensive city views.

Wine Cellar - Bring 8-10 of your closest friends and family to enjoy an intimate dinner in this charming private room displaying The Singature wine cellar as well as the beautiful tropical mountains.

Private Party Contact:
Chad Fernberg: (808) 949-3636

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (61)
Scenic View (56)
Romantic (55)
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Good for Anniversaries (49)
Good for a Date (49)
Good for Birthdays (43)
Live Music (21)
Notable Wine List (20)
Business Meals (17)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Good for Groups (13)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Casual (12)
Cozy (12)
Happy Hour (12)
Bar Seating (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Waterfront (8)
Authentic (7)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Fun (5)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
People Watching (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Seasonal (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 2 days ago

Great food, great view, good service, but get rid of the piano player!

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orange County)·Dined 2 days ago

Over rated . Everything looks fancy and showing high end restaurant . But missing a lot . Ordered 2 French onion soup we got one .waited for the second one . Was good but not perfect temperature too hot to enjoy
The steak ordered mine medium rare my wife oerdered medium they switch I got my medium hers medium rare . Even I ordered the steak in bone the special was very blah you could get better steak at any steak restaurant .
The wine was good wine but triple the price anywhere else . The view is ok not great for Hawaii
I really will not recommend .

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·Dined on January 10, 2018

It was very good but not great!! The piano playing is a bit loud and the table lighting seem a little to dark to browse over the menu.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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·Dined on January 8, 2018

Family was visiting so we decided to go to Signature. Rebecka was awesome as well as the rest of the staff. We might’ve been the loudest table there due to the 2 smaller kids (6 & 3) at our table. The kids were happy about receiving the crayons and pictures to color! They were very accommodating about sharing the plates. Beautiful view. Food was excellent. Definitely want to try other dishes! Can’t wait to go again!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food, great setting with a beautiful view. I am definitely looking forward to going back. Order the New York Strip. Mine was seasoned to perfection.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Cozy, Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Food was great and service was spot on!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Easy to make reservation via Open Table app. Service was top notch, Galen did a great job! Food was excellent.

Lots of appetizers to choose from, we decided on the seared scallops and the jumbo buffalo shrimp. Scallops were plump and the jumbo shrimp was well, jumbo!

Lobster bisque was tasty. Main course I had the chateaubriand which was cooked to perfection, very tender. My girlfriend had the bone in ribeye which she enjoyed as well.

Ended with a complimentary dessert for the birthday girl! Lilikoi creme brulee, very good. Big enough to share. I also had an affogato, perfect ending.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Food was good. View was awesome. Service was not so good and it wasn’t even busy. Started out good, then they lost our dinner ticket in the kitchen and our waitress didn’t notice until we complained that entrees were taking a long time. Probably wouldn’t go back.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Great .... our seat could have been better but all in all a worthwhile experience

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We came last New Year's Eve because of a gift card and decided to return again to celebrate the Eve and also my husband's birthday because we enjoyed it so much last year.
We liked the ambiance and the food and service was great, especially this year our waiter was excellent. I tried the fish this visit but will stick with the steak next time.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Beautiful, romantic location. Atmosphere was nice, steak was really great, even spinach salad was excellent! We chose prime fillet mignon 12oz. Really recommended!

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We visited Signature Prime Steak for New Years Eve dining , the food was better than anticipated . Service was great .Best steak we have had for a very long time . the views from this establishment are amazing . A great dining experience but bring your credit card.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Beautiful views, excellent wine list, delectable desserts. Savory cuts of steak cooked and juiced to perfection. It is an all occasion restaurant that will become a traditional favorite.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Been to the signature multiple times. Wanted to bring out of town guest for their first experience and possibly try happy hour. Unfortunately that section was full. One of the staff members was extremely rude when we inquired about sitting in the happy hour section. Older Asian female told us "sorry we have over 300 reservations" when I mentioned to her we didn't want to lose our reserved table while we wait for a happy hour table that we may or may not get. She also told us "you can sit at the bar, tell that guy to move down" and walked away. Never experienced that type of rudeness at signature before. Other than that the food was excellent as always.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Overall, experience was great and would gladly go back. Britton was super wonderful and was the best part of the entire experience, she deserves recognition and a raise and I don't mean getting her a ladder.

The biggest "downer" was the noise level: the music was too loud, it was difficult to hold a conversation. Granted, we were seated closer to the musicians than most but it was just too loud. The "Noise Level" selections above should include negative choices as well. Or at least, when making reservations, diners should be asked if they want to sit close to or farther away from the music.

Like I said, overall, the family had a great time.

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

It was great!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Visited about 4 years ago when it first opened and food was so-so, extremely small portions, service so-so, and very pricey, plan about $120/person including tip. Went back 4 years later and food and service was vastly improved. Portions are still very tiny for high price but taste was much improved. Asparagus still too thick and tough. Pricey but the value seemed there this time. However, this may be an aberration because friend went there about a year ago and stated food was so-so. Perhaps inconsistent cooks and servers, who knows? Customer base seems mostly one and done, well-heeled Japanese visitors staying at hotel so restaurant probably not motivated to maintain consistent quality or value. Bone-in 22 oz. ribeye was superb though. Music level was good so you couldn't hear people seated next to you but could converse easily at own table. Nice view if by window.

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

Back in town and decided to try and get an early dinner in. Retirement is coming up fast and wanted a great year end meal.

Was greeted nicely upon our arrival. We were seated in a booth and it was better than some other restaurants but I would have wanted a regular table. Decided to not say anything and just stay in the booth. Ended up being okay anyway.

Steaks. I had the NY strip for the flavor. Ordered it med/rare and it arrived perfectly done. Sides consisted of grilled asparagus and creamed spinach. Also came with a side of mash. Everything tasted great.

The service by Kaylie was excellent and she was very attentive.

But, the best thing I had was the starter of scallops (raw) with ponzu sauce. The flavor was delicate, was thinly sliced and just about melted in my mouth, mmm mmmm mmmmm.

Would definitely return. The price was on the high side.

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·Dined on December 22, 2017

The ambiance was perfect for the special occasion we were celebrating. The staff was very attentive from the very beginning when we checked in. I was a big Ruth Chris fan before my visit, thinking they had the best steak... The Signature steak was out of this world good, I would recommend for special occasions of just a great night on the town. Wines was a little pricey, but the rest of the menu was well worth the cost - highly recommend for views and food.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 22, 2017

It was an ok dining experience. The setting does feel like you're in a fine dining restaurant but we got tucked into a small corner when there were so many other booths available which were empty as we left. I was also surprised our waitress (even though she was good) was working so many tables. I commented to her that we could tell she was working really hard. My steak came out slightly salty, not enough to make a big fuss about but something I wouldn't expect from a steakhouse. My lobster, on the other hand, was excellent and I appreciated the birthday dessert at the end. What annoyed me was that the other waiter asked us if we wanted "flat or sparkling water" in the beginning. I guess it's my fault for assuming flat was tap water but then a bottle comes out and I already felt like we got scammed. Why didn't he offer the option of tap? Normally we'll say something but I told my husband we'll let it go since it's my birthday and it was just a $4 mistake. But in the end, those are the feelings you leave with especially when it was just ok. I would normally post a picture on my social media page but didn't bother this time. I took my friend here a year ago for her birthday and we had to flag someone down for service after waiting for a while.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Good stuff all around

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·Dined on December 20, 2017

Food and service was good.
I can't wait for the next time already!
It seems, let's go today!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Everything was excellent! Staff were very friendly, attentive and personable. We had a wonderful experience and will definitely be back!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Fantastic as always!!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The steak was exceptional, but more do the service! The waitress was on it, and when a “hiccup” was noted -due to wrong steak order- the owner or manager came by to give us a choice to keep the steak (no extra charge) and brought out the right order steak pretty quickly. On top of that, because it was a special occasion aka Wedding Anniversary, we got a complimentary Creme brûlée dessert and my cappuccino charge was taken out as well. I would definitely recommend to others AND it is one of my top favorite restaurants that I WOULD HIGHLY come back for more.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 16, 2017

good good good good good good good good good good good good

Tags: Happy Hour, Scenic View, Romantic
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Was peaceful and enjoyable, live band was creating a festive mood, the owner greeted us, the waitress Kayla gave excellent suggestions that weren’t listed in the menu.
First time visit, we felt very comfortable there

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

We loved it. We needed a place to go to dinner before seeing the Nutcracker. It was the first time I had been there. The ambiance was AMAZING. We had a wonderful booth for two that was tucked away, and we had a great night view of the city and Friday night fireworks. I believe they sat us there because I put "date night" as the occasion when making our reservations. The food and wine were really fantastic. We will definitely be back again. Highly recommended for any special occasion or date night.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 13, 2017

The food was excellent and atmosphere as perfect for a great romantic dinner

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Amazing food, beautiful atmosphere, and outstanding service. Rebekah was our server she was attentive, humorous, and very pleasant.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 11, 2017

The Wine Room provided a quiet environment for my group of friends to enjoy themselves . The food was delicious, the service awesome, and the ambiance fantastic.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Steaks and meats were fabulous. Service outstanding. We also loved the piano player.

Tags: Happy Hour, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Live Music
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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Went out for anniversary and it was amazing. Great food and friendly service. Will definitely recommend to others and we will be going back again for sure

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Went for a date night and birthday dinner. Service and food were amazing!

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We had the wine room for our company Christmas party and it was fantastic!
Not only was the room beautiful but the food and service was out of this world.
We should have taken pictures but the pupu's went out as soon as it hit the table, as will as our dinner.
I just asked everyone who went to the party if they had any pictures to share and they should "no", they were to busy eating.
We will definitely come back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Excellent restaurant and incredible food. My pork chop was massive and one of the best chops I have ever had. Another had the NY Steak which he is a fanatic about and he commented it was one of the best he ever had. The only mistake was the waitress completely forgot about the salad I ordered and by the time I noticed it was too late, the main course had arrived.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Server was excellet, very attentive and courteous! Food was excellent, and steaks were cooked perfect!!! Highly recommend!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Took my family there to celebrate my young cousins birthday and to see the Friday night fireworks. There was a mistake made when our leftovers were packed up. I called to complain, and the GM of the Signature, Kenny Duranditto treated me terribly. He never apologized and his problem solving skills were absolutely horrible! So my low score in service was because of Kenny. His waitstaff made a mistake. Mistakes are made all the time. It is how you recover from your mistakes, that is an indicator of good management. Kenny Duranditto is an absolutely poor GM, especially at the price point of the Signature. I would definitely NOT recommend going there, especially when there are other steakhouses on the island with the same price point. If you want an excellent steak and excellent service, I recommend Wolfgang Steakhouse at the Royal Hawaiian shopping center. Food is better and service better too.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Consistently consistent! You can always count on great service and food!! You may pay a little more than other restaurants but it is NOT expensive because the quality of the food, service and atmosphere makes it a well worth the money!!

Tags: Scenic View, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Nice place to make an impression. First date, marriage proposal, anything requiring an elegant backdrop with a spectacular view. Be prepared to pay for the experience, but it would be money well spent.

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