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Odoriko Japanese Restaurant

December 30, 2012

40 Years of Customer Satisfaction… and Counting

While restaurants tend to come and go seemingly as often as the winds change direction, Odoriko Japanese Restaurant has proven that serving a quality menu with choices for all sorts of customers coupled with exceptional service are keys to withstanding the tests of time. Odoriko is celebrating its 40th anniversary after opening its initial location…

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October 21, 2012

Odoriko Restaurant

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out gets the inside scoops from Odoriko Restaurant owners, the Takei…

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September 23, 2012

Escape to a Perfect World at Odoriko Japanese Restaurant

With more than 100 menu items to choose from, there’s definitely something for everyone at Odoriko Japanese Restaurant in Waikiki. Known for its izakaya style of dining (a popular tradition in Japan where people end their day by going to a restaurant to unwind and enjoy good food, usually appetizer-style, and drinks), Odoriko serves authentic…

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A Fresh Start at Odoriko

Much has changed in Waikiki since Odoriko opened its doors 34 years ago. Hotels have come and gone, and shopping centers have opened, closed and changed names. But the tasty Kyoto-style menu at the King’s Village Shopping Center restaurant has remained. The Takei family opened the eatery in 1978 as a companion to their Ilikai…

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Odoriko’s Lasting Legacy

Odoriko Japanese Restaurant opens up a world of possibilities. Located in King’s Village Shopping Center in the heart of Waikiki, this eatery — which was founded nearly 40 years ago — has become a gathering place for kamaaina and visitors alike, who wish to experience the authenticity of izakaya dining amid a traditional Japanese-style atmosphere….

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June 3 - 9, 2012

Make It a Lunch Date at Odoriko

Allow your stomach the satisfaction of authentic Japanese food without having to leave the island — instead, take a short trip to Odoriko Japanese Restaurant. Odoriko is one of Waikiki’s longest established Japanese restaurants, and has been serving authentic food since its opening in 1972. Odoriko is located away from the usual Waikiki traffic, and…

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April 29 - May 5, 2012

Taking on a Taste for Nabemono

Allow your taste buds to transcend great distances at Odoriko Japanese Restaurant, located in King’s Village Shopping Center in Waikiki, where locals and tourists alike enjoy the true concept of izakaya dining. “Odoriko is not just a dining establishment, it’s a place for socializing over drinks,” says general manager Hiro Takei. “We have a full…

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March 25 - 31, 2012

Pure Authenticity at Odoriko

When describing the uniqueness factor of Odoriko Japanese Restaurant, general manager Hiro Takei talks about its authenticity. “It’s simple to say we ‘keep it authentic,’ but what does that mean?” Takei asks. “To us, that means authenticity of not just taste, but authenticity of hospitality and service. A lot of our customers are repeat tourist…

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