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401 Kamake'e St. (Queen St.) Send to Phone
A little café delivering good food with some gourmet twists.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Wed.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED OnJin's Cafe Restaurant Review

: OnJin Kim’s casual café has always had a split personality: by day the place is packed with budget lunchers digging into huge plate lunches (misoyaki Atlantic salmon, crab-and-cheese melt) with fresh veggie sides for Zippy’s prices; at night the menu goes haute, along with the cost. The addition of four $12 dinner entrées (crab cake, Thai beef salad, chicken linguine, mixed grill of kal bi and pork chop) has boosted nighttime traffic, and Kim’s eclectic menu gets the attention it deserves. The veteran of the late Bagwells 2424 mixes European, Asian and local influences to create her eclectic menu: French onion soup, Peking duck in a flour tortilla, seafood tagliatella, crisp moi in a ponzu sauce. The cooking is balanced, with a hint of Korean passion just under the surface thanks to her ancestry. The short wine list has some choice surprises to complement the food. If you’ve got a group, request the communal table in back.

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