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Violet’s Grill

April 8, 2013

Violet’s Grill

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 Violet’s Grill co-owner Joey Suehisa,…

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March 17, 2013

New Look, Dishes On the Way for Violet’s Grill

Walking into Violet’s Grill in Kapalama Shopping Center feels a lot like you’re walking into someone’s home. And there is a good reason for that — the restaurant has long been owned by the family of current co-owners, Joey Suehisa and her sister Cindy. The cozy dining room offers a relaxing atmosphere to kick back…

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February 24, 2013

Brand New Items Hit the “Grill”

For more than 60 years now, Violet’s Grill has been a staple of the Kapalama community and its surrounding areas. Though the restaurant has gone through various stages of ownership, its menu remains an authentic testament to local comfort foods as well as Japanese and Okinawan specialties. The eatery’s casual interior seems to say diner…

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January 27, 2013

These Easy Appetizers are Simply Marvelous

The menu at Violets Grill is as simple and down to earth as the people who have made this restaurant a Kalihi staple for 60 years. Whether it’s the popular oxtail soup, saimin, big egg breakfasts, miso soup, garlic ahi or mochiko chicken, everything is unpretentious and fittingly represents the generations of diners who keep…

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