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Chef Mavro

££££French, Seafood,
1969 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2139
+1 808-944-4714
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (26 reviews)
“truffle” (22 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (11 reviews)
French, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1969 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2139
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

If you're willing to part with a chunk of cash, this restaurant offers great, friendly service, excellent food, and a quiet atmosphere. We decided to splurge and go for the "for two" onaga baked in a salt crust. Heaven on the taste buds. Served table...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Outstanding dinner. Chef Mavro restaurant is always a must when we are visiting Oahu. The menu changes all the time, so you can eat here as often as you want to. The food is Hawaii Regional, influenced by chef's native Provence, France. The room is...More

Thank gloriana808
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My sister and I made some research for the restaurants we wanted to visit on our long-awaited trip to Honolulu. We decided to try Chef Mavro. And it was amazing! The waitor and supervisor were very polite (unfortunately I do not remember their names). We...More

Thank anacaromx
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Enjoyed their prefix course menu on the weekend after Valentine’s Day. Pros; excellent food and wine pairings. Cons; made the reservation well in advance and still ended up at the table just inside the door with a view of the hostess stand (and it wasn’t...More

Thank HotelguyMD
Donna J, Public Relations Manager at Chef Mavro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for saying excellent food and wine pairings. And "always enjoy the meal at Mavro." We appreciate your comments and are always changing for the better based on guest feedback. Guests can always request another table of course but we're sorry not to have...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Picked this restaurant based on world ratings, tasting menu, and the chef's accolades. The food was absolutely amazing and the wine/sake pairings very nice. The service was a bit spotty. By that I mean our wine would be poured for the course and at times...More

Thank ktquig
Donna J, Public Relations Manager at Chef Mavro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for all your positive comments especially that the food was amazing. The wine service that you experienced is not up to our usual standards and we have made some changes so that will not reoccur. We appreciate hearing your feedback and look forward...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018

The Hawaiian-French fusion restaurant. For a truly outstanding dining experience, from the food and wine to the service and intimate setting, Chef Mavro in Honolulu is the restaurant you and your significant other won't soon forget.

Thank AlexRutenberg
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We went to Mavro's on a Thursday night. It was not terribly crowded, but always get reservations to be sure. We got the "9" course tasting menu with wine pairings. 9 is in quotes, because it was 12 courses! Even the amoue bouche qualified as...More

Thank STL_Voyagers
Donna J, Public Relations Manager at Chef Mavro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review of our 9-course Grand Tasting Menu! Your comments are appreciated by our whole team. And we hope to welcome you again.

Reviewed 16 February 2018

1st time was stunning. wine pairing with dinner is the way. 2nd time was mediocre and the food was bland, service was poor on New Year's Eve. You take your chances with $100 a cover.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We have been here two occasions , once 2 years ago , four of us did the grand tasting menu with wine pairing. ( add black truffle ). My recollection was a fantastic meal and wine pairing matching the best restaurent around the world. Service...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Our last night in Hawaii, and our long-awaited booking at Chef Mavro was finally upon us, and we were certainly not disappointed. While the decor was a little understated, (according to my wife), I explained we were here for the food, not the surroundings. And...More

Thank Gary L
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23 March 2016|
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Response from Donna J | Property representative |
If you have a certain budget, ask about the 4-course promo menu - usually $95-105.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$105 - US$152
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1969 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2139
  • Public Transportation: From Waikiki get on TheBus #2 (School St./Middle St.) at Kuhio & Seaside. Get off at S. King St. and walk 10 minutes to Chef Mavro 1969 S. King St. Taxi is recommended. If driving, parking lot entrance is from S. King.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-944-4714
  • E-mail
Taste the flavors of Hawaii and Provence paired with exciting wine pairings that earn the highest food rating in Hawaii (18/20 Gayot). Flexible course menus include lobster, wagyu beef, onaga, pork, lamb & local produce. Romantic occasions & business entertaining. Executive Chef Jeremy Shigekane and Pastry Chef Jose Calpito add exciting contemporary style to the award-winning menus. Don't miss the sustainable caviar & the Grand Tasting Menu. Mavro's brigade of young chefs share his philosophy: always buy the best and freshest, buy local, treat all products with great respect, and start afresh every season with new ideas and creative recipes.
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