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Willow tree Korean Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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25 Kaneohe Bay Dr Ste 104, Aikahi shopping center, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-1711
+1 808-254-1139
11:00 - 20:30
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the fanciest place - it's in a strip mall, the decor's a bit old fashioned and the chairs all have castors on them (weird), but the food is great: incredibly good value, authentic home-style dishes and tasty. Very popular for takeout too: it was recommended by our B&B hosts and they were not wrong. Portions are very generous and... More 

Thank Tania H
Greenville, Delaware
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Ambiance is clean and dated. Service is excellent and welcoming and food is high quality and delicious. Party of 6 had to split into 2 tables as they cannot accommodate parties over 5 due to their booth setup. We had a good time at lunch and all ordered variations of their combo lunches featuring 3 different choices. The Kalbi is... More 

Thank kimcheedragon52
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I'd say this is one of my favorite place in oahu. Our visit here has always been pleasant though we had to wait for over an hour the second time. My favorite is the bbq chicken. I had tempura on my first visit. Good customer service and of course good food, the price is also decent so I'm giving it... More 

Thank Mary Ann T
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

So much food and soooo good! I would eat there every day but then I'd have to go to the gym the portions are so large. I've never ordered the same thing and have never been disappointed.

Thank Michael M
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Willow Tree is our go to restaurant. We love the banchan that comes with dinner. The pickled vegetables are my favorite, my daughter loves the potato. The turnip soup is addicting! Our favorites include spicy chicken katsu and spicy pork. The owners and staff are always friendly and helpful. I highly recommend trying their food if you haven't!

1 Thank Angie M
Eagle, Idaho
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little Korean fusion restaurant tucked away in a shopping center. Loved their Kalbi ribs. We ate here several times during our stay. Lunch is the best bargain for your dollar.

Thank Chickaboom21
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great prices, food, and customer service. Doesn't look like much outside, but it's worth going! Gets busy so don't be surprised if you have to wait for a table.

Thank vucli
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Get the special and if you don't have a big appetite share it with someone else and get an extra soup! Delish. Really enjoyed all of the various flavors, how fresh everything was. Excellent kimchee.

Thank Karen L
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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297 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This restaurant is hard to see as it blends in to the plaza, but it is a fabulous place to eat. Family run, great food and authentic flavors and preparation. The Korean ribs and Kimchi will win over your heart. When we lived here, we ate here often, so when we visited....first stop. Try this small, but fantastic location, you... More 

Thank Boxcar37
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The Willow Tree never disappoints! Don't be surprised if you have to wait for a table, it's always that good. Be prepared for a large serving of whatever you order, so be good and hungry when you go there!

Thank WinchesterWanderlust

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Kaneohe Bay Dr Ste 104, Aikahi shopping center, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-1711
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-254-1139

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