Takeout Tuesdays: Odori-ko

Beep, beep! It’s Takeout Tuesday, when we feature an alumni-owned restaurant in a video review. Let’s support these and other locally owned small businesses by ordering takeout.

Reviewed by Colleen Maeda ’85 Bird and Kawika Maeda ’94

Odori-ko, located at 1680 Kapiolani Blvd. below 24 Hour Fitness, serves traditional and contemporary Japanese cuisine. Owned by Hiro Takei ’01 and his sister, Rie, the restaurant is a family-run business started by their parents. Odori-ko is open seven days a week. Temporary hours are Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 4 – 10 p.m. Takeout orders can be placed by phone at (808) 955-6555. Limited parking is available fronting the restaurant. Additional parking is available. Enter off Kapiolani Boulevard, go up the ramp to 24 Hour Fitness parking.

Here’s what we ordered:

  • Deluxe chirashi
  • Two-choice teishoku meals (includes salad, edamame, rice and miso soup)
    • Miso butterfish/pork tonkatsu
    • Tempura udon/teriyaki
    • Garlic shrimp/miso butterfish
  • Kids meal (includes chicken karaage, arabiki sausage, gyoza, rice, edamame and soft drink)
  • Gyoza
  • Stuffed ahi & krab
  • Assorted tempura
  • California roll

For more information about Odori-ko, visit odori-ko.com (see “Menu” for takeout), or follow them on Facebook.

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