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TBD... By Vikram Garg, Honolulu, HI

TBD... By Vikram Garg

4.7
4.7
329 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
TBD… by Vikram Garg opened its doors in 2019 as a pop-up restaurant. TBD…has now been determined and is here to stay. Garg, an award-winning chef in Hawaii and around the world, offers a bold and progressive approach to global cuisine, yet in a relaxed and approachable setting.

The restaurant’s design is elegant and minimal, yet the culinary experience is anything but simple as it takes the palate on an exploration of Chef Garg’s global career and eclectic influences. The menu features a selection of ala carte dishes, a tasting menu, craft cocktails, a curated wine list, and a private dining room with bespoke menus – all of which, deliver a non-traditional experience with sustainably sourced superior ingredients where culture, cuisine and conversation are plated perfection.

A Credit Card is required for all reservations. A party of 6 or more will be choosing from our "Tasting Menu". Cancellation and no show fees apply starting 72 hours to the reserved time and date.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    French

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (808) 791-5164

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    CHEF VIKRAM GARG

  • Catering

    www.tbdhawaii.com/events

  • Private party facilities

    www.tbdhawaii.com/events

  • Neighborhood

    Waikiki

  • Parking details

    Complimentary Self Parking available for our guests

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 329 people are saying

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

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  • Hawaii

    Notable Wine List

  • Hawaii

    Romantic

  • Oahu

    Notable Wine List

  • Oahu

    Romantic

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is the most special restaurant for us in Oahu. It was our third visit from CA and TBD is amazing as ever. Chef Vikram’s creations were delectable and full of flavor. My kids wish of butter chicken was granted as well. The desserts are absolutely scrumptious our favorite being mango kulfi. Thanks chef Vikram and team for making our parents anniversary so memorable.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful location, love the views over the park. Great service. Delicious food, especially the curry and the orange mousse
  3. JL

    JustLola

    San Francisco

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    From the Negroni to the Peach Soufflé this was the perfect last meal before we left Honolulu! The House Curry, Maui Onion Velouté, Lamb and desserts were so good I forgot to take photos!!! The staff was outstanding and the food lived up to every expectation!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The restaurant is so beautifully decorated and felt so spacious. Our server, Damien, was just so kind and attentive. We really appreciate his patience and understanding, especially with our toddler. The food itself was delicious - perfectly flavored with wonderful textures. I personally loved the freshness of the ahi tartare and the depth of flavors of my steak frites.
  5. a

    andreeb

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great dinner and beautiful restaurant- the service was exceptional
  6. CI

    CIG808

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great date night dinner location off the beaten track of Waikiki. Food is fantastic and service is great.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was such an amazing and fun experience! We enjoyed our dinner and had great service from Daniel! The food was amazing!! Thank you!
  8. N

    dineNwhine

    Hawaii

    108 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    108 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Arguably the best restaurant in Hawaii. chef Vikram Garg orchestrates a memorable dining experience.
  9. P

    Patt

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is wonderful.very creative. Highly recommend
  10. DL

    DLYC

    Hawaii

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent dining experience. Everything was on point - food, drinks & service!
  11. TR

    ThomasR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything from the appetizer ( baked shrimp) a must to our entrees to our dessert were all outstanding.Service was impeccable. A very memorable experience.
  12. g

    gogal

    Denver

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Yes it is a limited menu. But everything I ordered was quite fresh and cooked perfectly. The items on the menu are not the most imaginative fare out there. But what there is is very well executed with very fresh ingredients. Truly excellent value with the tasting menu. Nice choice of wines by the glass. The most exemplary part of the evening was my server, Damian. Excellent service, reminiscent of European fine dining. Kudos to you Damian!
  13. L

    Liv2eat

    Los Angeles

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the food and service! It was perfect as Hawai’i Opera Theatre recognized their ACT II volunteers.
  14. F

    Fleur

    San Diego

    111 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    111 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    This restaurant was an excellent find. Beautiful calm space. Very good service and delicious food. Maybe my new favorite
  15. o

    oldgal

    Chicago

    116 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    116 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Second floor location in the Lotus Hotel. Difficult to find, as no one at the hotel front desk, and neither the restaurant website or Open Table say that it is in that hotel. Service excelllent. Limited menu - but food is well-prepared. Disappointing that not open to the outdoors.
  16. JO

    JustinO

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our service was impeccable! The tasting menu was the best experience. We very much enjoyed every dish that was set brought to the table.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So nice to have such a good meal with very little noise. Drinks food and service was outstanding. Thanks
  18. K

    Kiranz

    San Diego

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This a a wonderful experience. The service was outstanding and recommendations was spot on . We had the steak ,lamb,fish , shrimp which was exceptional . Portions are good and shareable
  19. JC

    JimC808

    Hawaii

    80 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    80 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always great food in a very nice setting. One of my favorite stops
  20. v

    visitor

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wait staff, working as a team, were knowledgeable and perfectly attentive with suggestions and continuous care throughout the evening. Food was outstanding. My first time dining here will definitely not be the last!
  21. JC

    JimC808

    Hawaii

    80 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    80 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great experience. The food and the service ALWAYS exceed expectations. Very convenient location
  22. u

    uye1

    Hawaii

    111 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    111 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Celebrated my birthday with family on Sunday, 6:00 pm reservations. The restaurant has a modern, contemporary design, nice lighting, and quiet ambiance. Service was friendly, professional, and attentive. Food was great! We started with their yummy warm House Made flat bread with butter and olive tampenade. We stopped after two orders so we wouldn't fill up on bread! All five of us decided on the 4-course tasting menu, and we all really enjoyed our whole meal. I started with the Baked Shrimp “À La Escargot”, succulent shrimp baked in garlic butter, served with their flat bread to soak up the butter...a winner! The Ceasar Salad came with bacon and Parmesan cheese, and my entree, Lamb Shank “Tajine,” was tender, well-seasoned, and impressively presented! My dessert of vanilla ice cream, two chocolate chip cookies, and a wonderful chocolate sauce was the perfect way to end the meal! Also, I highly recommend the Scallops Risotto, Hamakua Mushroom, “Vialone Nano Rice”! We'll definitely be back!
  23. HK

    HKLC

    Hawaii

    57 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    I ate here a few times before the pandemic and it was underwhelming. The menu was all over the place and I didn't know what kind of restaurant this was trying to be. This time was a much more pleasant experience. The menu is still a little disjointed, but I enjoyed the choices. Everything from foie gras gyoza to scallop risotto to Indian curry. All were very good. Their best value is their tasting menu with a few opportunities to "up-sell" for the more luxurious items. The setting is really quite lovely, and the service was top notch. Definitely worth a try. Oh, and I saw a really nice private dining room on the way out. Looks like it could fit around 10 people.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter was amazing - knowledgeable about every dish, answered all our questions with ease and made great recommendations. The food was amazing - beyond amazing - my husband said it is the best meal he’s ever eaten!! We did the 4 course menu and I did the wine pairing which I though was great value for money. Highly recommend this restaurant! I wish I’d taken more photos but was so engrossed in the flavors totally forgot but this is our daughters mock tail!
  25. N

    Noname

    Central Coast

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The service and food is excellent. We have been to this restruant several times and have always had a very pleasant dining experience. Their wine pours could be a little generous but other than that everything is amazing.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    Did the 4-course. Service was great, seemed like the servers were doing team service and it worked well. The food however was very underwhelming, being that the appetizers were the best part of the meal. Very fishy salmon, and a boring pork chop that was only a single cut. Thought this was a good chef?
  27. CS

    ChristopherS

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    TBD is really a terrific restaurant. The food experience is exotic with an international menu and great service explaining food in detail. We especially enjoyed the specials and the food items suggested (Naan, shrimp tartare) after we requested information. A nice clean dining room that was empty when we arrived and almost full when we departed. The chef, Vikram, came out to great us and explain some of his cuisine. This adds a special touch to a great meal/evening. It was a real treat!
  28. DT

    DanaT

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Must try 4 course meal. Scallop risotto and shrimp lovely.
  29. NY

    4NewYork

    New York Area

    69 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    69 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    TBD was an incredible dining experience! The restaurant appears undiscovered as it resides on the 2nd floor of The Lotus Hotel, about a 15-20 minute walk from Wikiki Beach, just about approaching the fountain on Kalakawa. There is no signage for TBD, and very subdued signage for Lotus, the hotel. (Plenty of parking should one drive instead of walking.) The place is beautiful, with a fabulous bar, and overall decor. I started with the Beef Tartare, clearly one of the finest I've had, having been a fan of this starter for a long, long time. Excellent!! My Husband claimed the Ahi Tartare was amazing! My Scallops Risotto was the finest main I've had in Honolulu by far! It reminded me of a similar choice I enjoyed in Venice about five years ago, but TBD's version was richer, risotto's pleasant texture on the tongue, and scallops seared perfectly, smartly one side only, ensuring the gentle firmness and taste of the Ocean's bounty. My Husband's choice of staying with the Island and it's subtle Asian influence chose the TBD...Bento, and marveled at the offerings of Humus, Falafel, Smoked Eggplant and Flat Bread. Reservations are accessible as TBD remains a well kept secret, hidden away as it is. Don't miss the opportunity to try a "foodies wonderland!"
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The waiter who attended us was French and his service was amazing, the food, the cocktails, everything!
  31. C

    Chris

    Denver

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    The quality of food was okay for the price, about the same as Chinatown.
  32. k

    kaimukifoodie

    Hawaii

    49 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The only problem I had was the reservations process. I secured my reservation with a credit card (which I am not a fan of... ) but I had a question and wanted to talk with someone - but the phone numbers listed on Open Table and Google were "out of service." I finally called the front desk at Lotus to see if you were open or had perhaps closed because of the pandemic. I never got through. Wondering how many reservations you lost because of this problem.
  33. S

    Slecnokim

    Los Angeles

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter was fantastic and so attentive and creative when coming up with solutions to keep our four year old engaged and entertained so we could enjoy the fabulous splurge dinner.
  34. JF

    JacintaF

    Orange County

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Valentine’s Day Fixed menu for higher price than normal. Great food and service Unique place Recommendable
  35. r

    redcarpetluke

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is the fifth time I've dined at TBD. Each time the service and food had been consistently fabulous. Last night had the cocktail made with jasmine and butterfly pea. Lovely. Very adult. As a non-drinker I appreciate the options. It's the perfect place for a special occasion, impressive date and to wow out-of-town guests.
  36. g

    genevieves

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Struggling to find a fine dining restaurant on a Saturday night in Waikiki, we ended up at TBD after reading some great reviews. The restaurant did not disappoint! The service was fabulous, great wines, and the food was delicious. We ended up sharing a starter, salad and main as we are just not used to the portion sizes served in the US. Highly recommend TBD…by Vikram Gary
  37. J

    Josie

    San Francisco

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous meal with great service. Free parking is a big plus!
  38. g

    geoffreym

    Hawaii

    277 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    277 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We came in for our Thursdate Service was excellent All the dishes were properly seasoned and delicious We will return
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    26 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience4
    Server was patronizing and condescending for food that was awful. Check yelp for my review. It’s been a week since I’ve eaten there and I’m still bothered enough by it to leave a review now.
  40. r

    redcarpetluke

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My fourth time dining at TBD. This is by far my favorite restaurant in Honolulu. Excellent food, drinks and service with beautiful attention to detail.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Diner temperature check required
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from TBD... By Vikram Garg using the Order Online button. TBD... By Vikram Garg also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. TBD... By Vikram Garg also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (808) 791-5164.

TBD... By Vikram Garg is rated 4.7 stars by 329 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Uber Eats
Google Map for TBD... By Vikram Garg

2885 Kalakaua Ave Honolulu, HI 96815

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Waikiki

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    French

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Complimentary Self Parking available for our guests

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    CHEF VIKRAM GARG

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (808) 791-5164

  • Catering

    www.tbdhawaii.com/events

  • Private party facilities

    www.tbdhawaii.com/events

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