Honolulu Restaurant Guide

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2020 Hawai‘i Restaurant Guide

Asuka Nabe + Shabu Shabu

Map3620 Waialae Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 735-6666
  • BYOB
  • Dinner
  • Hot Pot
  • Japanese
  • Kaimuki


People don’t flock to Asuka for the ambiance. They come for two things: the broth and the BYOB. Japan-born chef Hitoshi “Kenny” Ikeguchi is the master behind the broths, all made from scratch daily, some taking more than four hours to cook.

Additional Information:

Hours: Open daily, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Awards & Festivals: Hale ‘Aina Award Winner
Parking: Paid parking lot and street parking available.