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2020 Hawai‘i Restaurant Guide

Kapispa Kapi‘olani Spaghetti House

Map1585 Kapi‘olani Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 949-3430
    Categories:
  • Comfort Food
  • Dinner
  • Japanese
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian
  • Ala Moana

Description:

Kapispa, short for Kapi‘olani Spaghetti House, is not an Italian restaurant. Our server told us that the pasta dishes are not like Italian spaghetti at all—rather, the chef, Keigo Yoshimoto, applies a similar technique used by sushi chefs: He soaks noodles in kombu water to impart umami flavor. The result is sort of Angelo Pietro meets the Olive Garden—Japanese-Italian with an unlimited salad bar.

Additional Information:

Cost Scale: $$
Hours: Open daily 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5 to 10:30 p.m.
Parking: Private lot, Validated