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Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill

Taking on Trendy Tacos

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! Today may not be Taco Tuesday, but it’s still as good a day as any to explore the latest trends in everybody’s favorite tortilla-wrapped street food. As one of the hottest menu items on the foodie scene, tacos have transcended their traditional recipe of ground beef, tomatoes, onions and cilantro to…

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Cheers To Chirashi

When we think of sushi, images of classic nigiri with pristine slices of raw fish resting over precise mounds of vinegar-infused rice come to mind, as do thoughts of perfectly crafted maki rolls. In actuality, though, sushi comes in many shapes and sizes, and some forms are more unique — and full of surprises —…

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Fresh As Can Be

In terms of sustainability and fresh fish, Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill is the “reel” deal. Whether you visit the Pier 38 restaurant for lunch or dinner, you’re sure to get high-quality seafood. In fact, the restaurant has long been involved with Hawaii’s fishing industry and is located next to Honolulu Fish Auction, so you…

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Oh Yes, It’s Oyster Time

Happy Mother’s Day, Ono readers! I hope you are spending this most special of holidays with the leading ladies in your lives, who deserve the utmost praise. Preferably you’re treating your queen to a fine feast today — I know I am — and in honor of my favorite person, I also am seeking out…

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Get The Freshest Catch

Located at Pier 38, just footsteps away from Honolulu Fish Auction, Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill offers a unique ocean-to-table dining experience. Named after “The Uncles,” a group of legendary commercial fisherman whom founder Bruce Johnson credits as his heroes and mentors, the restaurant serves the freshest fish from Hawaiian waters, supplied by parent wholesale…

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Fisherman’s Pick

When asked how Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill got started, founder Bruce Johnson says, “Well, it started with the uncles, basically.” Johnson explains that ever since he became a fisherman at age 18 in Kona, he has had a number of hanai uncles who taught him the ropes on the water. “I have had some…

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When Nachos Feel Like New

We all fall victim to monotony at times, resorting to those same old habits as we make our way through the weekly grind. Unfortunately our dining routines often end up in this category as well, which is why I am constantly on the search for exciting ways to switch up the classic flavors we always…

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January 8, 2017

From the auction to your plate in no time

When it comes to fresh fish, Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill is quite the catch. Customers can expect the freshest seafood possible, since Uncle’s gets their fresh fish right next door from the fish auction. “The auction starts at 5:30 a.m. every day — the boats are coming off the Pacific and selling there,” explains…

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December 11, 2016

Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Garlic Ahi ($25) Everyone in Hawaii has “uncles” — the ones who aren’t blood-related but might as well be. They taught you valuable life lessons, as well as some not-so-valuable ones. Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill was founded by longtime commercial fisherman, Bruce Johnson, as a tribute…

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December 25, 2011 - January 1, 2012

Where Fresh Fish and a Family-Friendly Experience Rule

At Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill, it’s all about fresh fish and family. The eatery, which first opened in July 2007, sports a cozy, homey and authentic atmosphere on Pier 38 waterfront.

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