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Morimoto Waikiki - CLOSED

The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
+1 808-943-5900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (187 reviews)
“omakase” (63 reviews)
“bombe” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

As soon as we made reservations on the phone, my friend and I got a bad feeling about this place. The hostess on the phone was very cold and short anywhooo we let that slide and were super excited to dine at Morimotos. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Farhana D
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

So glad we were able to dine here one last time before Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto closed his restaurant at The Modern Hotel. I can't wait to see his new restaurant, at the Pacific Beach Hotel, currently under renovation! And is suppose to be renamed...More

1  Thank LagunaBch
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We dined at Morimoto on the Chef's Tasting Menu, or as it is called here the "Morimoto Omakase". If you're a first timer or just not sure what to narrow down your selection to. This is a great way to try the best of what...More

Thank Louisa C
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I was privileged to dine at Morimoto twice, the five-star restaurant which was housed at The Modern Hotel, but they are now in a transition with Morimoto moving and the hotel opening a new eating venue. The cuisine is so fresh, tasty, and an unusual...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The food at Morimoto was superb, we enjoyed it very much. The service was good. Not much of a wine list, however the wine matched well with the food.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a nice location! Too bad you are closing this location and relocating somewhere else. This was a wonderful experience for us! The food was great, our service was excellent, and eating outside with the rain falling was special!

Thank LucyVacation
Reviewed 4 December 2016

As the Sun set over the Boat Marina we Feasted on the most amazing meal. Too much to choose from so we decided to order the Chefs Tasting Menu. We were delighted with the tastes an visual feast. We have some diet restrictions and these...More

Thank Rosebuds63
Reviewed 2 December 2016

After reading the reviews of how great the restaurant was we thought we would give it a try. The menu sounded good but we were both disappointed with our meals. My husband ordered the surf and turf and I had the fish pot with both...More

Thank IngaOlaf
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great menu variety, really experienced staff who are very polite and professional. I felt valued and centre of attention!

Thank hulagirl830
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was looking forward to dine at Morimoto again since our visit last year, but things have changed. The vibe is not the same and I don't understand what the host was doing, she made you feel you are not welcome at all. Food quality...More

1  Thank Michelle L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
  • Public Transportation: Morimoto Waikiki is on the Red Line for the Honolulu Trolley, exit Discovery Bay. If taking TheBus, the following lines are avaiable 8, 19,20,23,24,42 and E, The Country Express.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-943-5900
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Famed Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto brings his seamless integration of Western and Japanese ingredients to his newest restaurant, Morimoto Waikiki. With a focus on top-quality fish and fresh ingredients, everything is prepared in-house from ingredients flown in from Japan four times a week. Our seasonal and ever-changing selection of raw fish preparations feature the best seafood as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables from supporting farmers. Our refreshing and vibrant ambiance is the perfect backdrop for the remarkable culinary experience that is Morimoto Waikiki. Welcome.
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