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About Ryan's Grill
In 1983, Ryan's changed the look of restaurants in Hawaii forever. Our signature open kitchen offers guests a view of the chef and his team preparing island favorites and American classics. Our mirrored bar is stocked with a hundred variations of elixirs used to create a variety of delectable cocktails. With our diverse menu, vibrant atmosphere and top-notch service team, Ryan's is a renowned favorite for not just locals, but military and mainland visitors alike.
Honolulu, HI 96814
Contemporary American, Asian, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Daily: 11:00am - 12:00am
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Covered parking garage with valet available
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
Ryan's Grill Ratings and Reviews
If you love Kincaid's, you will love Ryan's Grill. I loved the menu options and the signature dishes. It's a more laid back version of Kincaid's. The wait staff is amazing. Ronny was phenomenal. She was super nice! I will return. I recommend the French onion soup, crisp pea salad, and the prime rib.
Great food. Terrific happy hour! We are long time fans of Kincaids which recently closed in Honolulu. We were referred to Ryan’s as a replacement! I’ll always miss Kincaid’s but the food, drinks and service at Ryan’s is every bit as good as was Kincaid’s. Several of the menu items from Kincaid’s appear on the Ryans menu which was a great treat! Ryan’s will become a go to for us in each visit to Honolulu! A special treat was to find our favorite server from Kincaid’s now at Ryan’s. His name is Arron and he is out standing. Also we were delighted to find Roe working in the bar. We have known and appreciated her for years at a Kincaid’s and what a delight to see her at Ryan’s!
Seated immediately. Outstanding service provided by a thoughtful and hardworking server. Food was very very well prepared.
Cost was moderate and provided a good dining value.
During previous visits to Ryan's it had declined in service, quality of food and overall value. But thankfully Ryan's has made great strides to return to it's previous reputation as a "go to" restaurant on O'ahu.
Great serving person NATALIE who will be leaving soon. We will try to get back to Ryan's to see Natalie one more time before she goes off to the mainland to join her boyfreind and adorable looking Staffordshire dog and continue grad work. The food was very tasty.
The hostess/server was rude and didnt want to fufill my dinner reservation, stating there was "happy hour" int the bar.
I stated our party of 8 was a special occasion and a family dinner including teens, not a grouo of drinkers. She cut me off before i finished and said "thats fine! You can take a seat in the dining area!
We explained one person had a severe shellfish allergy and asked which items were okay to have.
The service was VERY slow and the server changed without notice. Then "dinner"server had no idea about the allergy and when we asked for dinner menus (we were given lunch menus!) We noticed it was the same items. When we inquired, the server said they were in the process of revising the menu and was very limited.
It was like this the whole time we were there.
Regret coming here for such a special family occasion!!
Always good when Aaron is the server. We happened to go when it was a limited menu due to some refrig problem, which was a bit disappointing but we still enjoyed our food and had a nice time.
I love pea salad but wish it wasn't made with onions, not everyone likes onions. Something to consider, onions can always be added if desired.
We went to Ryan's based on the availability to book a reservation in advance. When we were finished we were pleasantly surprised.
We sat within 20 seconds of arrival and were greeted at the front door by several employees.
We were sat at a table and it had plenty of room to maneuver around as we had two little ones with us. We were not crammed in with 30 of our closest strangers.
The food was very good, but the service was outstanding. Our server, Darrell, was extremely attentive and checked on us several times during appetizers and entrees.
I ordered the full rack of ribs and didn't leave one for doggy bag and and my wife had a salad which she craved as getting salad on the island is hard to come by.
At one point in the evening, our three year old needed to use the restroom and we were walked to the door of the restroom. Most restaurant employees normally just point and leave you to it.
The genuine desire for exceptional customer service was evident and we will definitely be returning
I have a few food allergens and mentioned it to the waitress so that she could recommend a salad dish to me. She quickly consulted with the chef and provided a number of options. The chef personally came to us to confirm my food allergies. He also delivered our food to us and presented a few salad dressings. Thank you very much! The extra care you gave really made the lunch extra special! Thank you.
Happy to see some Kincaids menu options at Ryan's. I miss Kincaids.
Also great server, I remember her from Kincaids. Rhonda is a great server...good customer service and just the right amount of attention and very aware.
It was a great evening visiting with relatives from the mainland.
Enjoyed the food as usual. Only issue I has was one of my favorite appetizers was changed and removed from the menu. The Buffalo chicken tenders were amazing and I'm sad to see it go. I asked my waiter if they still had it and she said yes but when it arrived the chicken tenders looked like frozen store bought not the Katsu style they used previously.
Excellent service from Darryl and Rae--it was good seeing old friends from Kincaid's. Relaxing view overlooking Ala Moana Park. There was a salad served at Kincaid's that had spring rolls with the salad--would recommend adding that to Ryan's menu. Parking stalls at Ward Center are a little too tight. I miss Kincaid's ambience, but overall Ryan's is a good substitute.
First time to dine here. We had been frequent patrons of the now closed Kincaid's. It seems Ryan's incorporated some of the art work, furnishings and has included some of the Kincaid's menu items on their menu.
We first sat in the bar area and had a drink and appetizer. The service was incredibly slow. The crab and artichoke dip appetizer was overcooked. The bar area seemed lively and busy for a Tuesday evening.
We then moved to dining area adjacent to bar. Nice view of Ala Moana Park. Service was good and not overly attentive. Our two entrée items were profoundly disappointing. Seafood fettucine sauce was watery and bland, and its shrimp was overcooked and rubbery. The bottom roll of the French dip sandwich was soaked in au jus and completely wet, mushy
and had lost all semblance of once being a roll.
We left half the meal, tipped our server who did a good job, paid the bill and walked out.
Ryan's is working to attract customers of the now-closed Kincaid's by offering some of Kincaid's specials. This July, it is Prime Rib on Wednesdays.
Unfortunately, Ryan's is not doing a very good job of giving the Kincaid's experience. We arrived on time for our OpenTable reservation, but had to wait 15-20 minutes for our table. I thought that was what OpenTable was supposed to prevent.
After being seated, our waitress greeted us promptly, but an elderly couple immediately behind us was grumbling about not seeing their server after 20 minutes of being seated.
We placed drink orders and our food order all at once (we wanted the Kincaid's style Prime Rib). We asked for a salad as a starter. Within 3 minutes, our entrees were delivered - even before the drinks. I ordered an old fashioned, which was large, but very watered-down. The waitress soon arrived with the salad, and nicely comped it for us without our asking because the entrees had already been served. The prime rib had clearly been pre-carved/pre-plated and plates held in a warming oven. It was definitely not as good as Kincaid's.
I heard the manager talking to the elderly couple about their bad experience, and he gave them a free dinner. He did apologize to us about the poorly timed salad and entree, but I wasn't going to bring up any other issues after his experience with the neighboring table.
After dinner, the waitress asked if were were interested in dessert or coffee. I said I would like to see the dessert menu. A few minutes later, she brought the check, having forgotten the dessert
menu request. I didn't bother to remind her, paid the bill with a 17% tip, and left.
Ryan's is a fun, spirited place for happy hour and I highly recommend it then. The dining room is just OK - if you can get a deal (like happy hour, the prime rib offer, or a coupon), it's usually quite good. At full price, it is not so good a value. It makes me miss Kincaid's closing all the more.
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