Big Island Restaurants

Norio's Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

  • 1 N. Kaniku Dr. Map It
  • Waimea (Hawaii County)
  • Japanese
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 09/02/2015

Fodor's Review

Norio's Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar. On the garden level of the Fairmont Orchid, this classy restaurant appeals to both steak and seafood lovers, from the Australian A6 Wagyu rib eye (seasoned with five different kinds of Hawaiian sea salt) to hamachi-and-avocado sashimi served with ponzu-garlic sauce. Dry-aged meats from Kulana Farms are served on cedar planks, while free-range chicken and sustainably caught Hawaiian seafood round out the offerings. Everything is made from scratch, including the sauces, and the fish is as fresh as it gets. Special dietary considerations are accommodated; the gluten-free vegetable tempura and soy-free udon noodle are as flavorful as the originals. Fairmont Orchid Hawaii, 1 N. Kaniku Dr., Waimea (Hawaii County), HI, 96743. 808/885–2000. Closed Tues. and Wed. No lunch.

Restaurant Information


Fairmont Orchid Hawaii, 1 N. Kaniku Dr., Waimea (Hawaii County), Hawaii, 96743, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Tues. and Wed. No lunch

Published 09/02/2015


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