The Ripple of Smiles

$$ • Vietnamese, Noodles, Beer Bar

3040 Waialae Ave, Honolulu
(808) 354-2572


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for The Ripple of Smiles

Can I give more than five stars??? Just wow. I had an awesome experience. That place was small and charming. Clean. Parking may be an issue if it's busy. But it would be worth it. My server was really kind and attentive. He updated me on how long my food was going to take when he walked by. Made sure I had water always One thing I did like is the simple paper menu. He also offered to look on the online menu which I think is very eco friendly. There's 2 menus. A vegan and a full review
Im one of those individuals that 1) never leaves reviews unless the place is AMAZING and 2) legitimately never gets upset over things. All of that changed yesterday afternoon when I received my order from bitesquad. I ordered the Pho but I understand they were sold out already-- fine, I switched to the garlic shrimp with rice. Well, for the first time in a while, I find myself legitimately upset because I can't believe I ordered a #*%! Pound of rice with a few shrimp. Like full review

I absolutely love this spot!! Have been coming here for a year since I moved to Kaimuki, the staff is super friendly and welcoming and I've never had a dish that disappoints. I've been getting takeout on the regular, trying to do my part to make sure they get through these crazy covid times. Can't wait to sit on their lanai in a couple more weeks!!

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Monday 11AM - 3PM
5 - 8:30PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11AM - 3PM
5 - 8:30PM
Thursday 11AM - 3PM
5 - 8:30PM
Friday 11AM - 3PM
5 - 8:30PM
Saturday 11AM - 3PM
5 - 8:30PM
Sunday 11AM - 3PM
5 - 8:30PM

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