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Assaggio Ristorante Italiano

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Ala Moana - Kakaako
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1450 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 1259, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4613
+1 808-942-3446
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11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Rhode Island
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229 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything was tasty. Just a bit over salted. The bread - warm was classic Italian bread. Good wine list. The Caesar salad made table side was delicious and spot on. Service was good. A bit quick. Was not able to finish salad prior to meal arrival. Everyone's meal was tasty and large portions even with the "smaller" selection.

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Thank MaddyLibby
Honolulu, Hawaii
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I ' ve been to Assaggio's Ala Moana a number of times in the past. Each time before the food and service has been good, but not at lunch last Monday. I decided try something new and ordered Veal Milanese. Bad choice. The breaded veal cutlet was pre cooked and not cooked to order. The microwave was used to heat... More 

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Thank sdt2016
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Went on Valentine's Day for an early dinner and had reservations. Service was good for a crowded, special night. Had the small portion of chicken Ala cacciatore which was quite a lot for a small order. The food tasted good, nothing beyond that...but it was what I expected to meet my comfort level. The fresh baked bread was great with... More 

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Thank mmaetani
Honolulu, Hawaii
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Last night we dined at Assaggio's and as always, it was a very pleasant experience. The servers are always welcoming and very polite while being attentive at the same time. I really love their house bread. It's served warm and you can have as much as you want which is great when having a pasta dish! I ordered the fish... More 

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Thank Azntiger
Honolulu, Hawaii
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I too was extremely skeptical after reading the very mixed reviews but decided to go anyway. We made reservations for 4:30, had a time finding it and arrived at 4:35, we were well greeted and seated and had the friendliest waitress ever. Having previewed the menu earlier, I had a good idea of what I wanted and perhaps hubby too.... More 

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Hawaii
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I very much enjoy eating at Assaggio's when we're visiting from Maui. Staff is great, food absolutely delicious!

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Thank HulaHoney
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This very nice Italian food restaurant is "hidden" in the first floor of the Ala Moana Shopping Center on the Ala Moana boulevard. White cloth table complement good food and extremely prompt and polite service. Good, reasonably priced wine list. Try some of the beautiful Chianti - by the glass. Order the calamari and pasta for "Primi plati"; share since... More 

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Thank borisa222
Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We dine out a lot, and this was surely the worst experience we've had anywhere in years. As we were being seated, the host told us we had to hurry the meal because they had another reservation after ours. Then no wait person arrived for 20 minutes. We had to go ask the host to send someone - who arrived... More 

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2 Thank DisyS172
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Went to Assaggio many times before but our last visit was different. My son ordered scallops and it is usually seared and nicely browned, This last visit it came out pale looked boiled, but cooked well not over cooked. When waitress asked at end of meal was everything okay, I mentioned the scallops was not seared this time, she replied... More 

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California
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Went for our Holiday dinner with family. Reviews ranged from ok to excellent. Scampi and scallops got rated highly. My Osso Bucco was tender and flavorful but the pasta was bland - until I mixed in the sausages from my brother in law's dish, the asparagus and garlic from the appetizers, and some red chili flakes. Yummy! My son's red... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 1259, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4613
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Neighbourhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Phone Number: +1 808-942-3446

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?