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Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin

255 Beach Walk, Spc 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1935
+1 808-926-8082
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“katsu” (44 reviews)
“miso soup” (22 reviews)
“pork” (34 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
255 Beach Walk, Spc 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1935
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I lived in Japan fro three years and Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin is on par with the best dishes I had there, both in terms of flavor and service. I had a hankering for Tonkatsu and this restaurant more than satisfied that craving.

Thank Boise_Jax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for somewhere informal with good food and decided to try Ginza Bairin. It was my first time at a Katsu restaurant but the waiter was helpful and friendly, explaining the menu choices. I had a sampler with three types of pork, and...More

Thank Pittsburgh_cyclist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very authentic tonkatsu restaurant. It's very small but cute inside. The pork is amazing. This was our second time back and everything was wonderful.

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had been wanting to try this small restaurant for a long time. Parking in Waikiki can be a challenge so it was really nice that they provide validated parking at the nearby Bank of Hawaii Building. Our tonkatsu meals were very good and made...More

Thank Stu Y
Reviewed 3 March 2018

First time at this restaurant. I do have a fondness for tonkatsu and noticed it last year so thought I’d give it a try this year. I was certainly not disappointed, the tonkatsu served was the authentic presentation along with the steamed rice and accompaniments....More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The specialty of this restaurant is breaded deep-fried pork. They are crispy outside and juicy inside. Their pork is flavorful and well prepared. The interior is well decorated and light but space is tight. The A/C is not strong enough and the ambiance is casual....More

Thank Yasuo F
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Went to this restaurant looking for something different. We went early for dinner and there was only one other table filled. Order the chicken katsu and the seafood. We odder the set which came with wonderful miso soup, shredded cabbage salad with your choice of...More

Thank shantybob
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Have walked by here many times over the years, but stopped in for dinner while in Waikiki this year. Suki was our waitress, and being newbies at this type of food she walked us through the menu and was helpful with our choices. I had...More

Thank DonLynski
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Went here mainly because we love Tonkatsu. When in Vancouver we always go to Saboten and this is the Tonkatsu that everyone is compared to. The pork wasn’t bad but really didn’t enjoy the minced katsu. Worth giving a try though. Not dressy at all....More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great little place and packed. The staff were very attentive and polite. I had a short wait but recommend reserving if you are several people as it is small. Choice of lunch specials offer great value. You can also sit at the counter and watch...More

Thank WaynePod
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Beach Walk, Spc 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-926-8082
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