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5730 Kalanianaole Hwy, #B5, Niu Valley Shopping Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96821-2354
+1 808-373-2731
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken katsu” (3 reviews)
“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“bento” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5730 Kalanianaole Hwy, #B5, Niu Valley Shopping Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96821-2354
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a chance to go to Gyotaku Niu Valley for lunch you won’t be disappointed. Great for business or a casual lunch. The newest entree I tried was the Kampachi Carpaccio Excellent! See Ren the manager and her wonderful staff Nan and Scott...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 10 April 2018

very nice restaurant, beautifully decorated inside, excellent service, delicious food, we arrives early (5pm) and got a table right away, although I notices it was quite full by 6pm (on a weeknight)

Thank diverguy
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Discovered this place in Pearl City. Relaxing environment, nice service. Sushi was good. Good value.

Thank 815derrickl
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Always trusted trip advisor but this let me down. The flavor is sushi was different than what I had ever had and I was not impressed. I also thought the prices were too high for the amount given. Would not go here again.

Thank Jenna V
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A great place to bring the family for some Japanese food. There is a nice variety of sushi, sashimi, tempura, teriyaki, katsu, curry and more. I went with the bento combination, so that I could try several different dishes. My family‘s favorite is the Chicken...More

Thank RedondoSurferDude
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We came here with your family of four on a Wednesday night. We had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated. We ordered crab cake lettuce wraps (very tasty), sashimi, nigiri, rolls and chicken katsu. The food was pretty good but the one thing...More

Thank sandbergkim
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Went on a Monday night expecting place to be a little slower, but there was a waiting list to be seated. After a short wait we got our table and started in on the menu-4 pages later and too many choices finally decided on the...More

Thank KaimukiBoy
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This Gyotaku location is very popular, particularly in the early evening when many come for the Early Bird Special. It is worth making a reservation if you are an early diner. They have an extensive selection of typical Japanese dishes. I am vegan so the...More

Thank kupunakane
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice atmosphere reasonable price and SR. Specials for early diners. Its not gourmet. But good for family dining

Thank carolyns1222
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quick decision to dine at Gyotaku on a Friday night.....went early (by 6:00 PM) for the specials and was not disappointed. Crab appetizer hit the spot - a Kirin and then Asahi beers rounded out the first round of orders. Salads, Butterfish, Teriyaki steak and...More

Thank hawaiishine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5730 Kalanianaole Hwy, #B5, Niu Valley Shopping Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96821-2354
    (Niu Valley Shopping Center)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-373-2731
  • E-mail
Authentic & Contemporary Japanese Cuisine in a Family Friendly Atmosphere. Established in 2001 and voted Hawaii's Best Japanese Restaurant year after year by the readers of the Honolulu Star Bulletin, Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Magazine. Gyotaku is truly one of the most popular places where 'locals' dine.

Sushi, Tenpura, Seafood, Steak, Noodles, Salads, Beer, Wine & Sake

3 Locations: Pearl City, King St, Niu Valley
Closed on Thanksgiving Day
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