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L & R Drive Inn

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45-582 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-1944
+1 808-247-8484
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 06:00 - 20:30
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is a no frills, cheap and delicious place to eat. However, when asked to use the restroom, I was advised that they didn't have any, and to use the one at the Mac Donald's across the street. But their food was delicious and big portions, so happy with that!

Thank TravellingtoParis
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

As you walk in, there's a large menu also on the left wall that you could easily miss. It's a menu that includes my favorite- Chicken/black bean/green bell pepper/onion! It is stir fried and comes out piping hot on white rice! Another favorite of mine is the beef/tomato that is also stir fried and again, coming out piping hot on... More 

Thank Hapa B
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This "greasy spoon" is a no frills plate lunch stop with an enormous menu of regular selections like Beef Stew, Chicken Katsu and Fried Mahi Mahi. They also have daily specials handwritten on a board which supplement their long list of entrees. Their menu shows creativity and savvy understanding of "local" tastes. There are at least 10 combo plates listed... More 

1 Thank Todd S
Ashburn, Virginia
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

L&L is just okay. If there's another plate lunch restaurant nearby go there. The food is just okay. Loco Moco was just okay. Most of the other dishes are greasy and tasteless. Go to Zippys if you want quick plate lunch. Better yet go to Rainbows. It's the one of the oldest and best!

1 Thank Glenn F
kailua, hawaii
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I usually get the mini's. Lots of food for the price. I like the chicken katsu, chicken cutlet, Bbq chicken. Or if the specials are good I'll get that. Black Bean chicken, mapo tofu, and even breakfast for lunch (2 eggs, bacon and rice)

1 Thank islandcruizer
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Located in a small strip mall with tight parking. Delicious, Good quality plate lunches, Very Reasonable Prices. Take-out diner. Come here for the food, not the landscaping. There is no landscaping. It's a strip mall. If you compare everything to California, it might be better to just stay in California. If you want to experience Hawaiian plate lunch, This Is... More 

1 Thank Mae O
Mission Viejo, California
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305 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

family run with no apparent investment in years, full of landscapers, road repair folks and various construction workers. Nothing special.

1 Thank marc c
Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA
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352 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Love there fried rice. Some of the best around. This si a great little hole in the wall comparable to L and L

1 Thank Mark M
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

This is probably one of the cheapest plate lunches around. But they are very good. I like the mochiko chicken and my husband likes the mixed plates. Lot's of food. Check the specials.

2 Thank Lisa60653

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-582 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-1944
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe
  • Phone Number: +1 808-247-8484

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