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Mahalo Hawaii BBQ

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4750 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118-2052
+1 408-269-8793
10:30 - 20:00
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Stanford, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great value for the amount of fish you get. The large bowls are much better then the small bowls. The meals are surprisingly filling, and it's a great deal for 12 dollars.

Thank Shanghaibebop
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322 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Mahalo Hawaii BBQ is a small food place that serves Chinese food and Hawaiian BBQ. There are 22 chairs with tables inside and four chairs with two tables outside for patrons. The BBQ Chicken's taste is good, not great and often includes the skin. The BBQ Short Ribs had a fair taste... could have been much better. The BBQ Beef's... More 

Thank lwj
San Jose, California
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Please save yourself time and money and don't come here. It was totally nasty food! My egg rolls tasted like a soggy biscuit and the asian stir fry I ordered was horrible. This place needs to be shut down. For real.

Thank MrsRojas26
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Been going for a long time when I gotta have me some plate lunch or musubi! The service is fair but not outstanding. The food is good, like the katsu, musubi, macaroni salad. sometimes the short rib too fatty or tough. Convenient location, clean, mellow place in a strip center in San Jose/Almaden border. I'd go again... and you can... More 

Thank jkendo
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

I have been going here since they opened. At first when they added the Chinese food menu, it was rather greasy but the Chinese dishes now are quite good. They do tend to be a little sweet for some reason but the food is fresh and flavorful. Love the chicken katsu (although I use my own Bull Dog sauce at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4750 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118-2052
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-269-8793

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