Find teppanyaki mastery hereA La Carte
May 14, 2023
Story By: Allyson Pang | Photos by: ANTHONY CONSILLIO
Feel welcomed and entertained in Tanaka of Tokyo’s exciting atmosphere served by friendly staff and talented chefs. Enjoy high quality, Certified Angus Beef steak and various types of seafood prepared hot off of a 500-degree teppanyaki grill.
Across three locations, each one aims to create a unique teppanyaki performance with a Hawaii twist. Head chef Joe Kim of the Ala Moana Center location brings 19 years of experience to the table. He shares a few of his favorite dishes to prepare.
Kim’s specialty is the 8-ounce salmon ($42.75), which is seared and grilled with butter and lemon. For a non-seafood option, Kim recommends the 10-ounce Rib-eye ($49.25), which is a juicy, marbled cut of Certified Angus Beef grilled on the teppanyaki grill. Add on the Fried Rice ($5.75) to any meal and the chefs will perform exciting juggling tricks as it is being prepared.
Tanaka of Tokyo is open 5 p.m.-9 p.m. daily. Due to the unique nature of the dining experience, there are no takeout or delivery options.