Doraku – Kakaako, The best local value, late night happy hour!

A local Japanese Izakaya started by DJ Steve Aoki and his brother Kevin. The Aoki family is no stranger to Japanese late night cuisine with family roots in the successful Benihana chain. The Aoki family is known to frequent the location around Christmas week and DJ Steve Aoki may personally make your latte at Blue Tree Cafe next door (which is also owned by the Aoki family.)

Only the Kapiolani, Kaka’ako location offers happy hour, not the Waikiki location. The generous happy hours are twice a day: 4-6pm, 9-close (daily)

The cost is relatively inexpensive in relation to the quality and presentation of the food. Doraku’s happy hour menu offers drink specials, Sushi rolls, Sashimi, an array of Veggie options and Hawaiian grown options too.

Doraku’s take on the Moscow Mule is Asian Fusion inspired with candied ginger and is very refreshing. At $7/ each they go down very quickly!

Overall a great value with outdoor seating, bar or dining room options. Perfect for after work or late night pupus.


Phone: (808) 591-0101

Note: menu prices, options and happy hour times may change over timeā€¦


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