Waikiki Yokocho

Waikiki Yokocho brings the authentic feel of Japan to the heart of Waikiki for people from all over the world to experience. By introducing a variety of small restaurants together, it gives everyone a chance to “hop” from one place to the next, enjoying popular food and drinks from a variety of places. Come and experience the Waikiki Yokocho where you can make new friends while enjoying great foods and drinks from all over Japan!

Walking through a “Yokocho” in Japan you will find a maze of narrow alleys lined with restaurants vying to pull you inside with their energetic sights and aromatic smells of their best dishes. With so many choices one can’t help but wanting to “hashigo” or to “hop” from one restaurant to another. Yokocho’s have come under a new renaissance in Japan where more and more young people and women come to enjoy good food, the cozy atmosphere and friendly conversations with other customers and staff.

This experience is what Waikiki Yokocho is bringing to Hawaii. With many of the restaurants being a first-to-Hawaii eatery, you will find no other place like it. Each restaurant has its own unique atmosphere with attention to details which makes Waikiki Yokocho a “must visit” destination. Within Waikiki Yokocho we have created three areas which you may find yourself wanting to “hashigo” till your heart and belly’s content.

Ramen Yokocho



Kushikatsu Tanaka

Umami Teppan Kingyo




Tonkotsu Kazan Ramen

Nana’s Green Tea



Tempura Meshi Kaneko Hannosuke


See also: Japanese Alleyway Eating Hits the Spot in Waikiki


  • Location

    2250 Kalakaua Avenue,
    Lower Level 100,
    Honolulu, HI 96815
  • Hours

    11AM – 12AM Daily

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Waikiki Yokocho 21.279105, -157.828627 Waikiki Yokocho, Kalakaua Avenue, Waikīkī, Honolulu, HI, USA (Directions)