Kids call this the cool restaurant because Batman and Lego movies are always playing when we go. Didn't give it 4 stars because I didn't love everything. . Didn't hate it, and I'm sure others would, just not me. Soft shell crab on a sandwich.. sounded amazing, but was a bit too fishy for me. Pork cheek tacos were ok..but it's too fatty for me. We did the fried rice without jalapeños and it was ehh. Yeah I'm picky I guess. But the 405 traffic jam was heaven in my mouth, jalapeños and all. Their pastrami is amazing, on everything and in everything . 5 stars on quality of service.
If you ask my husband he'll tell you he's done with the place and swears he's felt off a few times afterwards. It's okay, nothing great. I tend to judge Japaneses places by how greasy their Tempura is, and this is greasy not light and crisp as good Tempura should be.
It's okay, nothing special, average prices, too much sauce to cover up the okay sushi. Overall it's close and so we pick things up from time to time, but it's more like fast food sushi to me, than good quality. If you're an avg joe, this place will be more than fine, I'm a sushi snob though.
Great breakfast. Quick service in Hanalei, with a super yummy waffle..mac nut, papaya, coconut, banana, and whip cream. Good presentation too. It's super tiny with patio seating really, but it's the best place to grab breakfast on your way to Ke'e beach. I'm not a coffee drinker, other than the smell.. so all I can say is it smelled divine.
Being more of a local shop, we thought we'd try it for breakfast. The pancakes are big and fluffy. Tropical is the best if you like bananas, which I don't so I got mac nut...missed out on the shredded coconut in the tropical, and kind of hate myself now. Don't come here for atmosphere or presentation. The food is decent in price for the North shore and plentiful. Tried the malasadas and haupia pie. Both were good, not great. But then again the malasada was cold.
Kids loved it. Food is decent, but if you're going here for food then you're missing the point. It's like a museum but not as dull. Yeah it's cheesy, but everyone is friendly, and the singing and music are really nice. Kids loved the tat, fishing (caught 2), music, and Samoan coconut tree climbing. They also both were mesmerized by the show..and they are 1.5 and 3 so that's saying a lot.
Coconut fish was pretty good, but the pork loin dry. But again, didn't do it for the food, did it for the experience overall.
We went here for my birthday. It's an Izakaya with a decent sushi bar. I like it that way, so I can get a small sampling of lots of food.
The Spicy Ahi Parfait was ordered by many- and I can see why it was pretty good.
Scallops were good, and my husband who normally complains about everything (he made me eat all the tobiko on the parfait, liked it).
And then that leaves the sushi. It's good, is it the best, freshest, melt in the mouthiest I've ever had. No. Does this place get a ton of stars just for the beautiful ambiance alone, certainly. The sushi was good, the place is beautiful. Our waiter tried to sell us on the Blue Fin Toro, by telling us they got it in a week ago, and they hadn't it in forever.... mmm week old Toro, you sold me there buddy.
We also ordered the coconut bread pudding... individually as my husband said he didn't want to share it. We were not expecting the GIANT dessert that they brought out. In fact the guy who brought it out (not our waiter), mocked us for not sharing. We were sick, but it was DEFINITELY yummy.
Totally reminds me of the little hole in the all natural food stores I went to as a child with my parents- you know before Whole Foods was the place to go. You can get some amazing fruit deals here in season, strawberries were $1.49, they had pears for .99. They've got two sets of apples. The ones that are going for .99 and the ones for 1.30~ the .99 ones are more local resident fruit--and the granny smith and gala's I got weren't crisp. Either way, it's cheap, there's a good assortment of other items (over priced), and pretty good variety. It's our go to spot for fruit and veggies.
I saw this out of the corner of my eye once, as it's off to the side of Treat, and thought huh, who would ever go to that Salon? Then I needed a haircut and dye and Yelp led me here- well they led me elsewhere, but it was a Saturday and this place had an opening, with "Bruce" Which I promptly looked up on there website, and there was nothing other than his name... and the nickname "Big Daddy."
He's really really wacky, which could get on your nerves if your're not used to it. Seriously the things that come out of his mouth sometimes, I'm thinking "really," at the time I was thinking "oh crap my hair is going to look awful."
It's been a few weeks- and my hair is AMAZING. I haven't got a haircut this right for I can't remember how long. Sure I go home and my hair looks good, but there's always that one hair that flips out/doesn't lay right. Looks too blunt, or just not me. Or with out the finesse of the salon, it just looks blah. With Bruce, he didn't ask a ton of questions, just looked at my hair and cut it. And seriously, every single time I blow dry my hair it looks amazing. No thickening creams, and spray, he just new how and where my hair needed to be cut and did it. I love my hair!!
Kinda gets on my nerves as he's such a goof ball, but for hair this good it's SOOO worth it.
We loved The Roscoe Grill. Our waiter was awesome, very friendly, and attentive to our order. The chicken piccata was soo yummy, as was the burger and fries my hubby got, and the salmon was cooked just right. It is also had great decor. Happy hour is until 6:30, and that means dinner deals as well. So there were plenty of people when we go there at 7:00pm.
Atmosphere is awesome here. Leather tufted lined walls, cozy and romantic. We loved it, and wished we could go again, but the vacation is over.