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Asuka Nabe + Shabu Shabu

3620 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-3253
+1 808-734-0803
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“shabu shabu” (12 reviews)
“broths” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Japanese
££ - £££
3620 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-3253
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great shabu shabu as he started on Kapiolani in the Blackfield building and sold and now is here in Kaimuki. BYOB and enjoy the variety of sauces and tastes.

Thank Grant K
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Went for dinner, they do take reservations, if you decide to venture without one as we did, we went at opening 5 p.m. and was able to get a seating. If it's your first time like us, be sure to ask questions and the wait...More

Thank wninouye
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you want an excellent Japanese food, this is the place! Shabu shabu is the specialty of this restaurant and I loved it! I really recommend it!

Thank Adriana P
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Asuka Nabe Honolulu is located in the Waielae district of Honolulu, almost across from the First Hawaiian Bank on 12th Avenue. Street parking is available. There is also a public parking nearby. Dining hall is reasonable, not too crowded. Ventilation is good for this type...More

Thank 41vanl
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We had Shabu Shabu. Five of us ordered different meats and broths. Service is excellent. No alcohol, but we walked two blocks to purchase some beer. We had a lot of fun.

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is me and my boyfriend's go to place for shabu shabu. We discovered that the price point is cheaper than other hot pot locations that are downtown and serve the same food...but better. We have learned the hard way that you should ALWAYS MAKE...More

Thank haleyk91
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is my favorite place to go and get some Nabe, Soo many Rich and flavorful broths to choose from and priced fairly. For Spicy lovers... Get the Special Spicy Sauce, its got great chilly flavors and a high heat content.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Is this the best Nabe on the island? Lots of choices but this is my bet. We just went with my stepson to celebrate his 19th birthday. We have extremely varied tastes and medical requirements for food in my family. My dad and I are...More

Thank Pr0fess0rSteve
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We have gone to Asuka a number of times and it is one of our favorites in Kaimuki. Everything is incredibly fresh and you don't feel "loaded down." We typically order extra veggies, tofu and udon and our favorite meats are the kobe beef and...More

Thank chinaloha
Reviewed 8 September 2015

My sister and nieces rave about this place so we had to try it. There were 5 of us so we ordered 4 of the Kalbi. It was enough for everyone. The food was good and the service was fast. Now I know what hot...More

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3620 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-3253
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-734-0803
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