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The Cheesecake Factory

2301 Kalakaua Ave. (Dukes Ln.) Send to Phone
808-924-5001 | Menu
A Honolulu branch of this chain known for its wide-ranging menu and enormous portions.


Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant Review

: This national chain evolved from a single neighborhood cheesecake bakery into a multi-location dining concept. The ruling idea seems to be: Diners want mammoth portions of casual fare they can count on---and cheesecake, lots of cheesecake. All locations offer classic American comfort food, as well as CF's own middle-of-the-road style of global fusion-style dishes. From a menu of hundreds of items, it's most fun to put together an eclectic communal grazing meal of appetizers like spicy-battered popcorn shrimp, Vietnamese summer rolls, and buttery sweet corn tamale cakes. Burgers, salads and sandwiches make a major meal-and-a-half; meat or seafood entrées and pastas might fill two or three normal stomachs. And three guesses as to what leads the dessert list, in flavors from Oreo cookie to white chocolate raspberry truffle. The Cheesecake Factory is particularly favored by families, so expect lines and long waits for seating.

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