A true hidden gem, Sushi Tokiwa is the secret sushi restaurant serving Honolulu’s finest omakase. Its entrance is located inside of Restaurant Suntory, tucked away in an unassuming nook behind the brilliant wine display. With just 9 seats arranged comfortably around the polished counter space, Sushi Tokiwa offers a classy, intimate setting wrapped around the most enticing omakase experience in Waikiki.
Inspired by the beauty of seasonality, Sushi Tokiwa masters the harmony between land and sea when its ingredients are at peak freshness, resulting in a thoughtfully curated sushi omakase that regularly evolves in ways designed to delight the palate time and time again. Through a delicate balance of traditional Japanese preparations and sparks of inventive flair, each course is artistically crafted with quality you can taste and delivered with a level of service second to none. Drawing influence from the rich food culture of Northern Japan, we invite you to enjoy both regional and seasonal flavors infused in every bite.
The Omakase Experience
At Sushi Tokiwa, you’ll find true omakase-style dining, which gives sushi chefs creative freedom over the meal by entrusting all course selections to them. With no ordering on the part of the diner, guests are fully taken care of by our culinary expert from Japan, who is proven to elevate exceptional ingredients to even greater heights.
Regarded as one of the best sushi experiences on Oahu, Sushi Tokiwa offers a lunch menu starting at $100 and a dinner menu ranging from $280 per person with the option to add on exquisite sake or wine pairings
The Sushi Chef, Takuya Kanto
Chef Takuya Kanto’s splendid sushi career includes 10 years behind the counter at Hokkaido’s Michelin-starred Sushizen as well as its high-end sister restaurant in the ritzy Ginza district of Tokyo, where he received his training from one of Japan’s preeminent Edomae-style sushi masters. Chef Kanto’s goal is to exceed all expectations when it comes to sushi and service, so that guests visiting Hawaii feel as if they are actually experiencing the quality and ambiance one would find in Japan. Read more about Chef Kanto here.
The Sushi Chef, Tomoya Makabe
Born in the picturesque seaside town of Otaru, Chef Makabe's voyage into the world of sushi began right after high school at Hokkaido's renowned Sushi Zen restaurant, accumulating 12 years of experience alongside Japan's very best. Inspired by the artistry, precision, & graceful movements of the sushi chefs he admired growing up, his personal sushi style is defined by an unwavering commitment to perfecting every detail of every piece he creates for his guests.
Lunch: 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Dinner: 5:30PM - 9:30PM (last call at 9:30PM)
*Note: Sushi Tokiwa is closed on Wednesdays (Lunch and Dinner) and Fridays (Lunch only).
Please select “SUSHI OMAKASE” when booking your Sushi Tokiwa reservation through Resy. If you have special requests, please email email@example.com.