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Imanas TEI Restaurant

2626 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3248
+1 808-941-2626
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (19 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“chanko nabe” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
2626 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3248
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2018

Love this place. Always visit when in Honolulu. Traditional Japanese restaurant. Some nights we have to wait for a table it gets that busy. They have a sit down restaurant section and also a sushi bar area to sit at. It's great for a quick...More

Thank Skiingk
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I am never able to get a reservation after 7pm. They always allow me to eat at 5:30pm if I am willing to leave by 7pm. That seems the best way to get entrance.

Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this tiny izakaya by a friend and it remains my go-to for Japanese cuisine. The atmosphere is intimate yet friendly and the service is on point. I love eating the beef tongue, seafood dynamite, fried gobo and all the sushi. When I'm...More

Thank 967tree4
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Everything from appetizer to dessert were soooo delicious!!! Grilled butterfish is a must try item! Seafood and Gobo chips, you can only eat it in Imanas, no where else. Parking lot is small though.

Thank Keib T
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

You know a Japanese restaurant is good when there are only Japanese speaking patrons eating there. The freshest homemade soba in a small room setting. Intimate and unique I love eating there.

Thank angelina1813
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We tried Imanas TEI since we heard it was ranked #5 in the nation for Japanese food and it did not disappoint. Lots of selections on the menu, and our server was very helpful in giving advice as to some of the most popular dishes....More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Imanas has been one of my favorite Japanese restaurants anywhere . Great ambiance and attentive staff. Superb sushi, chanko nabe and shabu shabu. Try the butterfish, deep fried soft shell crabs and gobo. Outstanding lineup of sakes too. Never had a bad meal here. Only...More

Thank Jon0008
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. Some of the best sashimi I've had on earth. Parking is brutal. The staff is very friendly and the pricing is responsible. Restaurant is clean and excellent green tea. We will be back.

Thank mdh95070
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Their sushi was ok. Average sushi. Not as good as Sushi ii. Their nabe used to be better, but it was just ok...broth/soup wasn't as good. Service: slightly below average. Very slow. Overall average experience Interior: 4 stars Service: 2 stars Food: 3 stars Price:...More

1  Thank Ji J
Reviewed 5 December 2015

One of our favorites for Japanese food. Food, service and value are top notch. We return with our family as often as we can. Yum yum yum!

Thank Sharon T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2626 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-3248
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-941-2626
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