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KINTARO Japanese Restaurant

4-370 Kuhio Hwy, This is in Kapa`a, NOT Kapa`au. Two different islands., Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96746
+1 808-822-3341
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“sushi” (268 reviews)
“yaki” (27 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-370 Kuhio Hwy, This is in Kapa`a, NOT Kapa`au. Two different islands., Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96746
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was average sushi and very overpriced. I was surprised to hear they didn't know how to make a cucumber wrapped roll since I couldn't have rice. Drove thirty minutes for this place and was disappointed. Staff was rushed as well. Not terrible but not...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have celebrated another birthday at Kintaro's - and as always, the food was simply great. BUT this time we were not given any table cloth, the waiter was overworked and the service not as perfect as normally. This is a super dinner location, but...More

Thank FancyTravelling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome California rolls and delicious sashimi with fresh local fishes! Busy place, be prepared to queue but it worth it !

Thank Grizz64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very sought after restaurant and reservations should be made just in case. The price could be salty depending on what you ask (market price stuff). The tempura vegetables were delicious. The ice cream cake is awesome. The escargot was overcooked. The dinner...More

Thank andremoysescardoso
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely take the time to eat here! The food was so incredible (Bali Hai Bomb Roll!!!), but the restaurant did not have enough staff. The bartender did a phenomenal job serving 6 groups of two and fulfilling all the drink requests. Would highly recommend, but...More

Thank AudLou91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I believe I'm not the only person to write this. We did not eat teppenyaki so I can't comment on that. The sushi was quite good and good portions although the rice is rolled very loosely so they definitely fall apart. However, I'd stay away...More

Thank MNMd
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 5:30 on a Friday to find a huge line outside. We were seated but told that we have to leave in one hour due to a reservation. Service was decent. At about 6:15 we were told that we can stay because the...More

Thank iulika
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were both craving sushi and this place came pretty highly recommended by our Air B&B hostess. When we arrived they had just started to get really busy and the hostess seemed pretty perturbed that we didn't have a reservation (sorry...we never expected it to...More

Thank teruki_neko
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great food plenty of it staff and service was very nice They are ONLY open for 4 hours So what does that tell you 5:30 to 9:30 Make sure you get a reservation or get there very early Hibachi grill requires a reservation

Thank jayanyway
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation but still waited over 30 minutes before getting seated and service began. Sushi was excellent. Be sure to get some. We sat at a grill where food is cooked in front of you. The food was cooked well but the chef...More

Thank Bob H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-370 Kuhio Hwy, This is in Kapa`a, NOT Kapa`au. Two different islands., Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kapaau
  • Phone Number: +1 808-822-3341
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