Hukilau

San Jose, CA
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230 Jackson Street
San Jose, CA
Tue-Thu 11am-2pm and 5pm-9pm
Fri 11am-2pm and 5pm-10pm
Sat 11am-2:30pm and 5pm-10pm
Sun 11am-2:30pm and 5pm-9pm
closed Mon
(408) 279-4888

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Hukilau

5.6

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Decor 5.4
Drink Quality 4.6
Drink Selection 4.5
Food Quality 7.6
Food Selection 7.4
Mood 5.3
Music 5.1
Service 6.6
Tikiness 4.1
Tilt 5.6
Vibe 5.8

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Humuhumu’s description

Modern Hawaiian restaurant. There was another Hukilau
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Hukilau
San Francisco, CA
Bar & Restaurant
6
in San Francisco, it has closed.

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KevinCrossman
KevinCrossman has visited Hukilau.
March 4, 2017, 11:02 PM
Pretty decent Hawaiian vibe here, with some great food. We visited on a Saturday evening when they had some live Hawaiian music, which definitely aided the atmosphere. The combo plates we had were great and overall the food was tasty.

As for the drinks, their drink menu heavily features vodka, and so I'm biased in a downward rating since rum should be favored in this sort of place. My Mai Tai was rum+juice but was refreshing and reasonably strong. Same can't be said for my wife's Lava Flow which lacked strong flavor (pina-slushy+rum).

The decor here isn't overly elaborate, but has Hawaiian touches done up in a unsophisticated manner. Which sort of has a down-home Honolulu vibe (like a locals place). They have another location in Honolulu so I'm giving them the benefit of the doubt that it might be like the one over there.

Anyway, not really "tiki" but Hawaiian is close enough for my taste.