Find bold flavors at this eatery

A La Carte

August 6, 2023

Story By: Kyle Galdeira | Photos by: Ginza Won Restaurant

Raw Bibimbap ($20.95)

The most seasoned local diners are the first to note that visiting well-established hole-in-the-wall eateries usually leads to success when it comes to finding delicious dishes without all the hoopla.

Ginza Won Restaurant has served popular Korean dishes crafted with bold flavors and aromas from its location at 2155 Lauula St. in the heart of Waikiki since 1997. While it may take a moment to lo cate it on the map, diners are treated to an array of stews, noodle dishes, bibimbap and even barbecue selections — referred to on the menu by the Japanese term yakiniku.

Doeak Bok Ki ($18.95)

Doeak Bok Ki ($18.95) is a must-try starter on the Ginza Won menu as the popular street food features chewy long rice cakes paired with a spicy red broth. Raw Bibimbap ($20.95) is another Korean mainstay that translates to mean “mixing rice,” as diners mix fresh vegetables with rare beef and a raw egg in a bowl on a bed of rice so that every bite features some of the assorted flavors and the egg yolk to tie them all together.

Brisket ($24.95)

Beef Tongue ($24.95) is a go-to selection for loyal Ginza Won diners as one of the most popular proteins on a traditional Korean barbecue menu. Brisket ($24.95) is another popular selection as the go-to barbecue mainstay is prepared with Ginza Won’s signature flavor.

Guests can park in the few stalls fronting the restaurant, and there is also a paid parking lot across the street from Ginza Won. The restaurant is open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. so guests can enjoy their favorites whenever the mood strikes, from lunch to late-night dining.

2155 Lauula St a, Honolulu, HI 96815

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