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Traditional flavors thrive here

A La Carte

July 30, 2023

Story By: Allyson Pang |

Gyu Sho-gun ($85)

In a family-centric atmosphere, enjoy a skillful blend of traditional Japanese charm with the latest trends in taste, cuisine, interior design and service at Kamitoku Japanese Hot Pot. The restaurant embraces the spirit of Japanese hospitality, known as “omotenashi.” From the moment guests step inside, the staff warmly welcomes them and offers heartfelt service throughout their dining experience.

Homemade beef broth is Kamitoku Japanese Hot Pot’s specialty.

The restaurant values continuing the flavors from Tottori, Japan, to pass down to the next generation. Dedicated preparation goes into each culinary offering along with carefully selected ingredients and traditional cooking methods. Dishes also use premium American wagyu beef.

Japanese Hot Pot ($28)

One of the restaurant’s specialties is a rich and flavorful homemade beef broth comprising washu gyu beef bone, which takes a whole day to prepare. The broth is used in its Japanese Hot Pot ($28), which includes meat, Japanese vegetables and toppings alongside rice or noodles. For a larger meal, there is the Gyu Sho-gun ($85) that feeds two to four people. When broken down, “gyu” means beef and “sho-gun” means king. The “king-sized” meal boasts a 12-ounce washu gyu, all the restaurant’s Japanese vegetable offerings, Japanese glass noodles and homemade gyoza. It also comes with fresh fruit sorbet from Henry’s Place in Waikiki.

The restaurant also offers a diverse beverage selection, including alcoholic drinks with a Japanese twist and seasonal fruit options.

Photos courtesy Kenta Sato

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