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Keneke's

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41-857 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1626
+1 808-259-9800
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07:00 - 19:00
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Lutherville, Maryland
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we travel in Hawai'i we try to eat local. While driving the windward side early one morning we came across Kaneke's and their breakfast special. If you have time this is a decent local joint with good food in huge portions and nice friendly people.The down side,at least on this occasion, was how slooooooow the service was. We were... More 

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Thank R2sNYN
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years used to love it. The pork adobo was my fave. Today I went for the last time. I enjoyed the 1st few bites of pork until I found a fried fly in the middle of it al! Pictures to follow

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Thank Michele C
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great stop when we toured by rental car the East side of the island. Don't miss this stop !

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Thank Curtis H
Salem, Oregon
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended this place so we stopped there after surfing & it was so good! Cheap eats & plenty of food! I had the garlic shrimp & my friend had BBQ chicken. So many options to choose from I think we are going back there for dinner tonight, too!

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Thank TravelingDad_PTFC
Tampa, Florida
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

While visiting my brother in Honolulu he recommended this Hawaiian Plate lunch spot. It did not disappoint! Very inexpensive with huge portions. We got the "pick 3" and my favorite was the Kalua pig and Mahi mahi. A must try for those that like a traditional non-touristy spot!

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Thank glaustin
California, Maryland
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went to Keneke's after a long day of hiking and hitting the beach and the food hit the spot. And then to top it off I would suggest getting a Shave Ice w/ice cream on the bottom of the cup and have it snow capped.....You will thank me later!!!

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Sausalito, California
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82 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Good plate lunches .... fishes are grilled fresh the way you like...SABA Mackerel one of the best when available Mini Plate good for 1 person. Regular good for 2 ....take extras back to hotel or feed the homeless Don't be put off by indoor seating flys......they can't take the heat either. Best to sit out in the sun to avoid... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely a good local spot, looks run down on the outside but they have some great food. After a long day of swimming Kaneohe it is great to hit this spot for some good mops.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great spot to pick up a inexpensive plate lunch on your way to the beach. Recommend bringing your lunch to watch the waves at Makapu'u Beach

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Newport Beach, California
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159 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a shack. We went to Waimanalo Beach and were exhausted. We ordered mahi mahi lunch special and Kalbi. Everything was tasty and prepared with attention. But we had to eat it in our car because the flies were annoying in the Linai. I would go back! Everything was half price of Waikiki Beach. The shaved ice was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Hawaiian, Polynesian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41-857 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1626
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waimanalo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-259-9800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?