- Obento -
The old "Stand-by"
Nori Bento $3.80
The most basic of all basics at Kokoro-Tei. Enjoy the combination of shoyu okaka (dried bonito flakes), nori and home-made tartar sauce for the hot-out-of-the frier items.
Consists of: White rice, Dried bonito flakes, nori, spicy gobo (burdoc root),sakura daikon (radish), Mentaiko (seasoned cod eggs), fried white fish, chikuwa isobe-age (fried seafood and fishcake combination)
Norikara Bento $4.80
Our popular "Nori Bento" with 3 pieces of karaage (Japanese fried chicken).
Consists of: White rice, Dried bonito flakes, nori, spicy gobo (burdoc root), sakura daikon (radish), Mentaiko (seasoned cod eggs), fried white fish, chikuwa isobe-age (fried seafood and fishcake combination) and 3 pieces of chicken karaage
Salted to perfection
Nori Sake Bento $5.00
We added a half-size order of salmon, grilled to perfection to our popular Nori bento. Perfectly salted.
Consists of: White rice, Dried bonito flakes, nori, spicy gobo (burdoc root), sakura daikon (radish), Mentaiko (seasoned cod eggs), fried white fish, chikuwa isobe-age (fried seafood and fishcake combination), half-size salted grilled salmon
Good for your body too
Healthy Vegetable Bento $5.75
For those who are cholesterol-conscious and vegetarian customers. Our rice changes daily between brown rice, five-husk or ten-husk rice, making a healthy choice a fun choice.
Consists of: Rice-of-the-day (brown or husk rice), seasonal vegetables, such as: sweet stewed kabocha (pumpkin), stewed sato-imo, seasoned egg plant, sesame-string beans, sakura daikon
Hamburger Bento $6.50
Our recommendation. Our hamburger is made of Angus beef, with a secret ingredient, mixed in-house by hand. Choose betweeen our home-made demi-glace or Wafu sauces.
Consists of: 100% angus beef burger, pasta, hard boiled egg or mini omelete, vegetables, pickles, sakura daikon, white rice (vegetables and pickles may change due to availability)
Tonkatsu Bento $6.70
Our large tonkatsu even sticks out of the bento box. Recommended for hungry customers.
Consists of: Tonkatsu, vegetables, pickles, sakura daikon, white rice, lemon (vegetables and pickles may change due to availability)
Hot and Crunchy!
Shrimp Fry Bento $5.70
From batter to crust, we put all our hearts into making our signature shrimp fry. Try our hot and crunchy shrimp fry with our famous tartar sauce.
Consists of : 3pcs Fried Shrimp, Vegetables, Pickles, Pasta, Hard-boiled Egg or Mini Omelette, Sakura Daikon, Lemon, White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Popular with Kids too
Chicken Karaage Bento $5.70
The most popular side dish in a bento is chicken karaage.Fried crispy with black pepper sauce drizzled on top, with a hint of spiciness.
Consists of: 6~7pcs Chicken Karaage, Vegetables, Pickles, Hard-boiled egg or Mini Omelette, Sakura Daikon, White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Restaurant Quality at a Reasonable Price
Ribeye Steak Bento $8.85
Not too big, not too small, a perfect portion of ribeye steak. Try it with garlic chips fried to a crisp with our special steak sauce. Steak is cooked to your liking.
Consists of: 8oz (approx 224g) Ribeye Steak, Garlic Chips, Potato Salad, Pasta, Hard-boiled egg or Mini Omelette, Pickles, Sakura Daikon, White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Ginger Pork Bento $5.70
The old stand-by, ginger pork. Combined with crunchy onions, the flavor entices the appetite.
Consists of: Pork Roast Ginger Stir-fry with onions, Sesame flavored String Beans, Pickles, Hard-boiled Egg or Mini Omelette, Sakura Daikon,White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Lots of Stamina!
Beef Yakiniku Bento $6.70
Beef yakiniku stir-fried with crunchy onions, sure to entice the appetite.
Consists of: Stir-fried Yakiniku-style beef and onions, Sesame flavored String Beans, Pickles, Hard-boiled Egg or Mini Omelette, Sakura Daikon, White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Flaky and Delicious
Salmon Bento $5.70
A thick slice of salmon filet, perfectly salted and grilled. Represents the Japanese bento. Also grilled to perfection. A must-try.
Consists of: Salted grilled salmon with lemon, Sweet Kabocha Pumpkin,Stewed Chilled Eggplant, Sesame flavored String Beans, Pickles, Vegetables,Sakura Daikon, White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Miso Saba (Mackerel ) Bento $5.50
The "Miso Saba" is the representative of Japanese fish dishes. We always serve it hot. We also offer it as an Okazu item. A must-try dish.
Consists of: Saba cooked in Miso, Sweet Kabocha Pumpkin, Stewed ChilledEggplant, Sesame flavored String Beans, Vegetables, Sakura Daikon,White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Buri (young Yellowtail) Teriyaki Bento $6.50
The flavor of the buri perfectly matched with the bold flavor of the teriyaki sauce, and grilled. Goes great with white rice. An item that gets the appetite going!
Consists of: Teiryaki Buri, Sweet Kabocha Pumpkin, Stewed Chilled Eggplant,Sesame flavored String Beans, Vegetables, Sakura Daikon, White Rice (Side dish may change due to availability)
Omelette Rice $5.50
The most popular dish at a non-Japanese restaurant in Japan is the "Omu-rice", or Omelette-rice. Chicken rice seasoned with ketchup wrapped in a fluffy egg. Great match with the demi-glace sauce! You'll love the flavor.
Beef Bowl $5.50
When you're hungry and want to fill your stomach, Beef bowl is the way to go. Satisfies the taste buds as well as the stomach. Loaded with beef and onions, Kokoro-tei's beef bowl is a must-try item.
In the summer, or should we say...here in Hawaii where it's warm year-round, the Unagi (conger eel) is the best way to gain stamina. Recharge yourself with our unagi bowl.。
Hayashi Rice $5.50
Another popular foreign dish in Japan. You probably don't see this dish much in Hawaii. Try our Hayashi-rice bowl that our chef at Kokoro-tei makes with pride. The flavorful Hayashi sauce goes great with rice.
Home made Beef Curry $5.90
We blended in a lot of "secret ingredients". The slightly spicy flavor entices the appetite. The beef is stewed thoroughly, and is a highly recommended item on the menu.
A Collection of Japanese Flavor
A Collection of Japanese Flavor $20.00
Japanese food such as Grilled Butterfish, Roast Beef, Tempura, Stewed Vegetables, Dashi-maki Tamago (Japanese style egg), are all included. A perfect bento for special occasions such as Memorial Services, or Ceremonies. A slightly luxurious bento.。
Kokoro-tei Special Kaiseki Bento Take $15.00
Fried Shrimp, Salmon, Beef Yakiniku is combined for a perfect harmony.Enjoy your meal with seasonal flavored rice. Perfectly priced for a gathering such as meetings, we're sure you will be satisfied.
Priced to Satisfy
Kokoro-tei Special Kaiseki Bento Ume $10.00
Salted, grilled Saba, Fried white fish, Karaage, all your favorites in one bento. All this for one low price! A kaiseki bento at a great value!
Salted or Miso Saba (2 pcs) $3.50
The Miso Saba is the standard of Japanese fish dishes. We always serve this hot.
Chicken Karaage (5 pcs) $3.50
Fried crispy, slightly spicy drizzled with black pepper sauce.
100% Angus Beef Burger (2 pcs) $5.00
Your choice of Wafu (Japanese style) or Demi-glace sauce.
Crispy-fried tonkatsu is a great okazu dish. Also good with curry.
Shrimp Fry (3 pcs) $3.50
Each is battered and fried with all our hearts. Slightly on the small size, but with big flavor.
Stewed Sweet Kabocha Pumpkin $2.00
A dish that makes you think of mom. We stew our kabocha with a hint of sweetness. Taste the nostalgia of old Japan.
Kinpira Gobo (Burdock Root) $2.00
One of Japan's popular side dishes. Gobo, carrots and sesame is mixed into a nostalgic taste.
Hijiki (Kelp) $2.00
In this day and age where health is a concern, a popular and healthy dish is stewed hijiki. Great with rice, popular among the ladies.
Sesame flavored String Beans $2.00
Just as the name says. The harmony of string beans and sesame is wonderful. Another healthy dish.
Dried Daikon (Radish) $2.00
A very difficult dish to make. The dried daikon varies in texture when rehydrated improperly. We take the utmost pride and care in making this dish. A must-try item.
Edamame (Soybeans) $1.50
Dashimaki Tamago (Japanese Egg) $2.50
Cooked with a hint of sweetness. Great with grated daikon.
Stewed Eggplant $2.50
Though not quite the same as Japanese eggplant, we take the time tocarefully choose each one for size and shape. A must-try. Goes good with grated ginger.
Potato Salada $3.00
We have confidence that you'll feel nostalgic when you try our potato salad!Good enough to be a main dish; goes well with rice or bread.
Shake Salad $3.00
Choose between Watercress and Hijiki kelp or Potato and Jako (baby white fish) salad.
Fried Oyster $4.00
All this for this price! Or so you'll feel. Try it hot out of the frier.
Pickled Green Vegetables $2.00
Seasonal vegetables such as rape flower and choysum are used to make our boiled vegetables. You won't get bored because it changes quite often. A very simple Japanese side-dish.
Lotus Root Kinpira $2.00
We substituted gobo with lotus root. It actually is quite good. The texture is sure to leave an impression.
Niku Jaga (Meat and Potatoes) $2.00
When it comes to home cooking, this is represents it all. We made ours to taste just like mom's. Fluffy potato, carrots, beef, string beans. Try our nutritious Niku Jaga once.
Carrots, chicken, konnyaku, lotus root, string beans, shiitake, fishcake are all in here. It seems that some areas call this dish "Iridori".Highly recommended.
Rice $1.50 (sml)/$2.00 (lrg)
Kokoro-tei's rice. We use Super Premium Tamanishiki rice. We take the utmost care in making cups and cups of rice, with special care going into the proper mixture of water. Try our hot steamed rice.