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Kim Chee Restaurant

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98-150 Kaonohi St Ste B112, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5048
+1 808-487-2905
10:30 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

What do I like about Kimchee 7? EVERYTHING!!! My family has been dining there for many years, and it is one our most favorite places to go. The food is absolutely delicious, and the service is fantastic! Josh and the gang really know how to take care of their customers. The big bone kalbi is my ultimate favorite, but I... More 

Thank Namma808
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Me and my girlfriend went here for dinner, place was a bit crowded, wait time was around 10 min, which wasn't a problem. we really enjoyed the different combo plates available. I had kalbi, shrimp tempura and bbq chicken which was all very well made. and my girlfriend had mochiko chicken, mandoo, and meat jun. all of the food was... More 

Thank Gennanell
Honolulu, Hawaii
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Visited this strip - mall restruant to taste the food prior to catering an event. My colleague has the BBQ chicken and Meat jun combo while I had the BBQ chicken and vegetable tempura. The plates contained a lot of food, which in the part was delicious. I wasn't too impressed by the sides, but I wouldn't count that as... More 

Surprise, Arizona
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015

When I get off the plane from the mainland, the first place I always go to is Shiro's for saimin, but this time I decided upon Kim Chee 7 for bulgogi takeout instead. Most of the tables were taken and it took about 15 minutes to get my meal. By the time I got home about 10 minutes later, the... More 

Thank Pakefromkona
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Good selection and their meat jun is great. The service is decent but it is more than offset by the huge portions. Most can not finish and take home the left overs. The pricing is good considering the quantity and quality of the food.

Thank WSuehiro
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2015

From an industry worker's perspective: fast, attentive, kind and courteous service. From an eater's perspective: thicker cuts of well marinated meats, very generous portions. Definitely will be back! and they just added the spicy korean rice cake!

Thank Brian A
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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169 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I would say their food is tailored with the local taste in mind. It's Korean, but not really authentic Korean because they don't offer the same dishes as the authentic Korean restaurants around. Their big bone kal-bi is good and probably one of the better kal-bi that I've eaten.

Thank Lopaka M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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314 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

My wife and I live in Aiea and the Kim Chee 7 restaurant is a regular dinner stop for us. The food is tasty and the portions generous. We typically order the "Mixed Plate Special B" which includes Kal Bi, Meat Jun, BBQ chicken and Man Doo. Kim Chee (refills upon request), soup and rice are served with every meal.... More 

Thank sheiksan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

I flew all the way from Dallas just to have this food. Try the kalbi beef! It'll change your life!!!

Thank Mo4jones
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

We drove from Waianae to Pearl City just to eat here! The "Special for Two" fed my husband, myself and our two young children. Love the Kalbi! My kids love the BBQ and Katsu chicken. The place is very clean and the staff is very friendly. I would definitely recommend this place!

Thank nnnsotelo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98-150 Kaonohi St Ste B112, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5048
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Aiea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-487-2905

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