• Rokaru Shabu Shabu

Dining on Date Night: 3 Reasons to Visit Pearl City’s Premier Japanese Restaurant



Whether you’re planning a first date or time away from the kids, there are several reasons couples in Hawaii include a trip to Rokaru Shabu Shabuin their date-night plans. The Japanese restaurant is a local favorite for their friendly service, warm atmosphere, and diverse array of lunch and dinner options.


If you plan to spend a romantic night out in Pearl City, below are the top three reasons to dine at Rokaru Shabu Shabu:


1. Knowledgeable, Friendly Wait Staff

The staff at Rokaru Shabu Shabu treats every patron with attentive, friendly service as soon as they enter the restaurant. If you are unfamiliar with Japanese cuisine, they are more than willing to provide assistance. From offering suggestions based on preferences to helping you navigate the menu, they will do everything in their power to make sure you have a pleasant dining experience. 


2. Diverse Menu

This local Japanese restaurant has a menu full of delectable appetizers and entrées to please every palate, and many of the selections are great for sharing. For a unique experience, opt for the shabu shabu. You and your partner can prepare the dish tableside, choosing the meats, vegetables, and sauces to add to the meal.

The menu also includes interesting starters, like deep-fried gyoza and crispy calamari salad. The eatery uses locally sourced meats and vegetables to create every dish, so you can rest easy knowing the food is fresh and flavorful.

3. Inviting Atmosphere

You and your dinner companion will instantly feel at home in Rokaru Shabu Shabu’s inviting atmosphere. The space is flooded with natural light, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows, and guests can spread out at the clean, modern tables.  


Rokaru Shabu Shabu serves Oahu residents with pride. We are open daily 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.