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Aka Sushi

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65-1158 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea Center (KTA), Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-2929
+1 808-887-2320
Today
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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Tue - Sat 10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zero ambiance but really good sushi (the uni was top-notch). We ate here the night of the election so our stomachs weren't in the best shape. All credit to the food for overcoming our democratic indigestion... Super quick service, which seems to be a thing with this row of restaurants.

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Thank Lawrence S
London, United Kingdom
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321 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is not huge for sashimi and salad lovers - only three kinds of sashimi available (hamachi, salmon and tuna), one sashimi salad and one garden salad, but it's good. More extensive options for sushi. Good value. Very basic decor. Convenient parking.

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Thank Granduelle
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I hate to share this hidden gem of a sushi place for fear of it becoming too popular... but then that is not what Aloha is all about. Take the time to find this gem and enjoy freshly prepared sushi and other items in an unassuming environment.

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Thank AnaBanana2u
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Upon entering aka sushi the restaurant seemed empty with one table occupied with only one person. The server greeted us as we entered. We looked through the menu a little disappointed that some traditional Japanese rolls were not listed on the menu nor sold. We ordered our food along with some hot green tea which took the same amount of... More 

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Thank secret0225
Kent, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

We had really good quality sushi here and was excellent value for money! The salmon sashimi is some of the best we've had, lovely thick cuts. The sushi rolls are also very delicious too. Would highly recommend!

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Thank Lydia234
washington state
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194 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Saw the great reviews, wondered if it was open for lunch and emailed, a week later no reply. Went by today and had lunch. Very bizarre service, took forever to get water, then the waiter promised the water was "on its way" and brought the spoon in a special trip before the miso soup. The food was surprisingly good the... More 

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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Fresh food and prepared very well. Great value (for island prices anyway). Ordered the terriaki chicken, salmon, eel and crab hand rolls and brought in a bottle of red from the supermarket next door. Was the perfect end to a day trip to Polulu.

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Thank Savvy T
Grass Valley, California
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We found this place in Waimea based on some pretty positive reviews and it only took us three tries to finally get in. We kept calling to see about reservations and never got an answer. Finally figured out that they are only open 4 days a week. As far as the food goes.....the fish was very good. You expect that... More 

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Thank _derekboyes13
Waimea, Hawaii
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

After a Blizzard on Mauna Kea mountain, our little town of Waimea was freezing. We were looking for a warm, light lunch, and decided on the Udon and Shrimp Tempura. The Tempura is served on the side. The broth and udon soup was tasty and hit the spot. We were very happy and satisfied. We suggest ordering ahead of time,... More 

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Thank Luisa32214
Waimea, Hawaii
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274 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

This little Sushi restaurant is worth popping into. He makes fresh sushi while you wait and has created a menu with options that are both simple and healthy. Try the udon, Hamachi Kama or tempura shrimp roll. He has a good variety and keeps the menu simple so it is always fresh.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1158 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea Center (KTA), Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-2929
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-887-2320

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?