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About Stage Restaurant & Wine Bar

At Stage Restaurant & Wine Bar in the Honolulu Design Center we're excited to offer a world inspired, local comfort enthused menu utilizing locally grown products with a focus on Chef inspired local favorites. Our hope is to give our guests a familiar yet modern culinary experience.

Just outside of Stage is our Amuse Wine Bar where we feature an 'Amuse Bites' menu of some familiar favorites from Stage, as well as a unique wine serving system which offers 80 wines from around the world for every occasion. Amuse offers limited reservations between 5p and 6:30pm for parties of 6 or more.

On the first floor of the design center is Stage Cafe, an extension of Stage Restaurant & Wine Bar featuring quick casual lunch fare by Executive Chef Ron de Guzman as well as desserts & pastries by Pastry Chef Cainan Sabey.

1250 Kapiolani Blvd., 2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96814
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary Asian, Seafood, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Stage Cafe
Mon–Sat 9:00 am–5:30 pm
Sun 9:30 am–4:00 pm
Stage Restaurant
Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–8:30 pm
Happy Hour
Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Amuse Wine Bar
Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Entrances on Pi'ikoi St. & Pensacola St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 237-5429

Website:
http://www.stagerestauranthawaii.com/

Entertainment:
Friday: Kurtland Mooney, Pianist
Saturday: Timothy Kallan, Pianist

Parking Details:
FREE Validated Parking for the first 3 hours. Our standard rate of $3.00 for every 1/2 hour applies thereafter between 9am - 9pm.

The Honolulu Design Center's parking entrance is located on Piikoi St. with a second entrance available on Pensacola St. and located on the last driveway to the left before Kapiolani Blvd.

Public Transit:
Stage Restaurant is located on the 2nd floor of the Honolulu Design Center. Coming from Waikiki use bus routes #3 or #9. From downtown Honolulu use bus route #3, #9, #17 or #18. The bus stops on Kapiolani going both directions between Pensacola and Piikoi streets. The Honolulu Design Center is a distinctive contemporary orange building.

Executive Chef:
Ron de Guzman

Private Party Facilities:
Located adjacent to the Stage Restaurant dining room is the Cupola Gallery - a newly renovated art and furniture gallery that can accommodate up to 22 guests for Chef's Table dinners in its private dining area or up to 150 guests for a standing cocktail reception within the gallery.

For casual get togethers, the Ice Garden room next door in Amuse Wine Bar can seat 20-25 guests with room for up to 40 guests standing.

Private Party Contact:
Elise (eliu@hdc-hawaii.com): (808) 237-5475

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Every last Tuesday of the month, we feature a special 4-Course Dinner with wine pairings as part of our Wine Ovation Dinner series. More information can be found on our website:
http://stagerestauranthawaii.com/wine-dinner

Stage Restaurant & Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.7

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4.4

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4.2

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100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (18)
Good for Birthdays (17)
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Creative Cuisine (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Romantic (12)
Hot Spot (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Fun (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Business Meals (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Authentic (6)
Live Music (5)
Tapas (5)
Casual (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Great Beer (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Cozy (3)
Healthy (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Organic (3)
Seasonal (3)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 2 days ago

We went to Stage to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The food is always great there —from presentation to the taste. Service is excellent and the staff always conveys what is brought to the table so you’re informed what you’re eating.
The only downfall with this restaurant is their chairs. I’m under five feet so even with heels Ono was tippy —toey to sit comfortably in my chair—ended up with a backache the next morning. Maybe I should I asked for another chair or table but it was a busy night so I didn’t bother and jus enjoyed the awesome meal.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Great place

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 days ago

Very nice setting. Great service. Attentive and friendly. Appetizer was excellent. Sorbet between courses was excellent! Special entree excellent taste and texture. Dessert was absolutely fabulous! All in all a great dining experience

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 5 days ago

We went to Stage for our Valentine’s Day date but the food was just okay. We usually come here for special occasions and Stage is our favorite place to eat, but for Valentine’s, the taste and portion of the food compared to the price was to me, not very worth it. Stage on a regular day is pricey but my boyfriend and I have no problem paying for a quality meal, and we rave so much about Stage to our friends. However for Valentine’s, the price was more expensive than their normal tasting menu, and the portions were smaller and the taste of everything was slightly overpowering. I will still come to Stage and we’re still loyal customers, but I’m a little apprehensive about going to Stage for special occasions now.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We had the special Valentine's tasting menu. Chef Ron and Pastry Chef Canan never cease to amaze with their creativity and taste.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Good food and great service in a bit of a weird environment. Your inside a furniture store! However it’s a beautiful space.

High quality Asian food done well

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 7, 2018

This was my first time at Stage. What a nice surprise. First, walking through the crowded Amuse
Wine Bar to enter the restaurant, it was apparent that this is a Honolulu Hot Spot. The much quieter Stage looks like a lighting showroom with a range of high end pendants over the tables. Service was attentive and informed. We were offered several tasty gifts from the chef as dinner proceeded. Food was EXCELLENT, and beautifully presented. I’ll be back.

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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on February 7, 2018

We celebrated our anniversary here, the food was good and excellent service.

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We had the tasting menu with wine pairings and was surprisingly incredible (I don't say that lightly). The wine, food and service were unmatched. I've had tasting menus at 5 star restaurants in LA and this matched at a lower price. Amazing.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Dusty and Wes continue to reinvent Stage, all to the good. Whereas the old Stage rarely changed its menu, the new Stage and Chef deGuzman regularly challenge themselves to innovate. The wine program has improved considerably, as has the attentive service. There is always a superb 5-course menu for $80 and excellent wine parings for $60, both deliver well beyond the cost.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I ate only appetizers and drank from a $50 card, sampling about 10 different varieties of wine. That was quite interesting, and i even could have sampled more varieties on my card, I just did not. The appetizers have a certain sameness to them. Individually, they are quite good, but when you sample 5 or six, you begin to see that they are all variants of the same basic formula. They are all quite rich and therefore, one reaches a saturation point where one more bite would be too much.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Always been my favorite eatery. I bought my sister there for her birthday and to buy a gift card. We were treated so royally from the start to finish. We each the tasting menu which was quite pricey but superb. They were even kind enough to make substitutions for us. The lobster item was soooo good. Also best pannacotta(?) I ever had!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Organic, Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Afternoon Coffee, Happy Hour
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 30, 2018

First time eating here. Not disappointed. Food was very delicious and presentation was beautiful. Service was also impeccable! Looking forward to visiting again.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Romantic, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Fun
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Decor was a bit too modern for me. For example handing lamps were a little above eye level. Good place for people watching. Overall good value considering the excellent food prep, great wine selection, amuse-bouche offerings & extra dessert treats.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The service was outstanding. Our server had wonderful recommendations for us. The pianist added to the ambience . Enjoyed his renditions of Reasons and Sara. :)

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 24, 2018

For me, I go to a restaurants to taste the food. Normally I order too much because I like to have a little bite of everything. I was so tempted to order the special of the night, which was the filet mignon, truffles, and foie gois, however I was encouraged by the knowledgeable staff to try the tasting menu. And it was to die for. The portions were huge and they were delicious. You really were able to see the chefs talents. The wine pairing was on point. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. The drink menu was incredible curated and themed. It felt like you were going into a speak easy or some hidden away jem. It was romantic and quiet so that conversations could be heard. This seems like one of Oahu’s tucked away unassuming best kept secrets. We will return.

Tags: Romantic, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Disabled Access, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Organic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tapas, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Great service and food was fantastic!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Food was amazing. Service was exceptional. Will return soon.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Over the top unique setting. Great food with superb presentation. Onsite pastry/dessert chef with unique creations.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Wonderful food and service,. Don’t understand why it isn’t overwhelmed with customers. Stage is fantastic:

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Everything was awesome and I would highly recommend to anyone who has an appreciation for fine dining and open to adventurous wine tasting. Although it’s understandable that the view is fixated on the traffic outside, I believe the seating would be best if rotated to focus on the ambiance inside. The value is perfect, but I see an opportunity for repeat customers or a membership discount.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Over the years, Stage has continually improved the food selection, kept the excellent service and continues to have a very large wine selection. We enjoyed the "small plates" for our meal. The selection of diverse preparations and choices made it hard to choose. Everything was perfectly prepared. One of the best restaurants in Honolulu, year after year.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Tapas, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Thank you Stage for our best meal on the island. Your quality of the food (both taste and presentation), amazing service made it a very fun evening for the family. We had the tasting menu where each dish was incredible. The wine pairings were spot on with each plate. Their dessert chef does an amazing job with the presentation and flavor of their desserts (we know as we had 4 of them). Look forward to coming back with your next trip to Oahu!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Everything was perfect - the food and the service. All of the staff were attentive and knowledgeable. The food was incredible. I have never eaten a meal with such perfect textures before. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 24, 2017

It was the best meal I ever get in the USA. Serve was very professional and comportable. Food was remarkable. (We had chrismas special dinner) I recmmend this place for special day.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 14, 2017

If you miss the attentive service and flavorful meals of restaurants in the past, you will re-discover it with this gem called Stage. From the greeting we received when we entered ... to the incredible service of the wait staff (mahalo Hayden), to the menu offerings, presentation and flavors of each culinary delight....our visit at Stage was exceptional. The wonton appetizer was a pleasant surprise -- especially with the sauce that was part of the presentation. We ordered the seared ahi with kauai shrimp and clams as our entree, which was also excellent. The lilikoi creamsicle dessert was also outstanding to the palate. The pumpkin bread, amuse bouche and intermezzo were fun respites throughout the evening, Definitely a winner in my book.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Everything was great, and it was almost a perfect meal. We ordered the 5 course dinner.
Only 2 hiccups was that when they seasoned my poached lobster, someone dropped what seemed like a pinch of salt in one spot. The dessert was merely a trio of ice cream. That was a let down...

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 29, 2017

We tried a variety of selections offered including 5 course dinner. All the food were tasty. The Kona lobster was fresh and tasty. The duck breast, lamp chop and Ahi were excellent. Pleasant surprise because the quality of food has improved tremendously since the last time we were here probably 1 to 2 years ago. Don't know whether they changed the menu or changed chef . I would definitely recommend this restaurant. A little pricey but worth it.

Tags: Authentic, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Overall, very good experience. Definitely a good option if you haven't been here before.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 24, 2017

First time at Stage. We ordered appetizers and entrees and we shared for party of 4. The won ton and hamachi as appetizers were awesome. The duck breast and seared ahi with seafood was delicious.

Tags: Tapas, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Our first time to this place and my only disappointment was waiting this long to try it. Food was exceptional and the service was impeccable.

Tags: Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 17, 2017

I always enjoy my experience at Stage... came here for the Hawaii Restaurant Week special menu, which was delicious! Escargot with a delicious cauliflower puree and thinly sliced baguette, and the king salmon, so rich and flavorful. The chocolate tart was spot-on, and the amuse-bouche and palate-cleansing sorbet were such nice touches! The waitstaff were attentive and responsive. The only complaint is overall, the prices have risen considerably in the last 2-3 years, making my visits less common. But restaurant week always a great deal. Thanks Stage for a great dinner!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Authentic, Live Music
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Always love it. Yummy!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Ate here with a friend for restaurant week. It was wonderful! Highly recommend.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Service was outstanding, the wait staff team was friendly, attentive and personable. They made us feel welcome and important. The atmosphere here is nice and comfy. Seating is spread out that you don’t feel all cramped like some other comparable places. Upon arrival we were greeted right away and shown to our table with a smile.

The Restaurant Week menu is what attracted us here. Unfortunately the food was a mixed bag, with both good and some not so. My wife ordered off of the Restaurant Week special and myself from the regular menu. The hamachi sashimi appetizer from the special fell way short as the coconut milk overwhelmed the dish. Her kurubota pork chop was tasty, but a tad over cooked. My appetizer was the steamed clams, this was a winner. Flavor combo of the clams, pancetta, Swiss chard, onions & tomato in a delicious sauce was great. The seafood pasta was a bit of a let down. Star of the pasta dish was supposed to be the Kauai Shrimp, but this was way overdone and dry. The half lobster tail was so small, about the same size as the shrimp and cooked dry as well. Very little seafood on the plate for $45! The pasta was touted as hand cut, but it was stiff and stuck together. Highlight of the evening was the desserts and the French pressed Geisha Kona Coffee.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Great food, excellent presentation.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Haven't been to Stage in 6 months but the positive changes were impressive. The mostly-new-world-Napa wine list has now expanded to include solid selections from France, Spain and Italy. Som Dustin knows his stuff and pairs wines to suit your taste. In-house made breads were sublime. Had the five-course tasting menu which featured the best of their dishes (a bargain at $80). Will be back soon. Michelin star worthy.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Aloha, every last Tuesday of the month special Ovation wine dinner at Stage is a must if you are a foodie. Chambers & Chambers sommelier Sky Cameron will show off his wine & sake knowledge paired perfectly with Chef Ron de Guzman’s cuisine. This really is an excellent restaurant that should not be forgotten. Every dish was fun, delicious, and well paired. Can’t make that date? No problem, there is typically a daily Chef’s tasting menu paired with fun wines by in house manager/sommelier Dusty G. Great easy parking and you get to window shop for the latest furniture too. We’ll be back.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

It was a cute and romantic experience for our 15th anniversary. The host and waiter were very friendly. The live piano music added a nice touch. I love how we were able to get our wine refilled ourselves when we wanted, without having to wait for our waiter.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Fun, Romantic, Happy Hour, Live Music, Special Occasion, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The degustation menu was superb! The sommelier was knowledge about his wine pairings and there were lots of special little touches that made this birthday celebration extra memorable. Thank you!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Local Ingredients
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