Tako is Japanese word for wild caught octopus and Madako is the type. Honolulu Fish Company selects the most desired type of octopus for use with sushi applications. The size is large and wide and the meat is very tender and sweet. Madako Tako comes in 4.4 lbs. of whole tako (head and legs) that are fully cooked and seasoned, ready for serving. Madako Tako is fantastic for sushi or Tako Poke and is great for putting on the grill.

Every morning before sunrise, Honolulu Fish Company founder Wayne Samiere and his team head to the docks to personally inspect and hand select the fish they’re purchasing for the day. Since opening in 1995, Honolulu Fish Company provides the entire country with the same super-fresh seafood that only Hawaiian locals had access to before. They are also deeply committed to protecting the Pacific ecosystems and promoting sustainability in their fishing practices. Using his background as a marine biologist, Samiere distributes eco-friendly, wild caught Hawaiian fish to the nation’s best mainland restaurants, serving top chefs like Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Symon, and Tom Colicchio.

Fish is caught daily for quality, fish subject to availability

More Details

Each package includes 1 Madako Tako Octopus and weighs approximately 4.4lbs.

Instructions / Storage

All products arrive raw in vacuum-sealed packaging to preserve peak flavor and moisture. Although each box is carefully packed with Gel Ice packs and picked up for immediate shipment, it is normal for the ice pack to melt in transit. Upon receipt, please cook or refrigerate.

Detailed storage and heating instructions are included with each package.

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Shipping Details

  • Honolulu Fish Company ships Monday-Wednesday of each week.
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes.
  • Orders shipped to Alaska via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge.
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The quality of the food and timeliness of the delivery.
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Good fish and timely delivery!
Randy C. - Lemoyne, PA
Super fresh fish! Tasted like it was caught yesterday. Made delicious sushi with it. Fantastic gift.
Barb P. - Saint Louis, MO
I'm a 5th generation Floridian who knows seafood, and this the best fish I have ever had.
Mark S. - Saint Petersburg, FL
Very impressed with the packaging. Box came with enough dry ice and insulation for fish to maintain refrigerated. Fish was super fresh and delicious!
Jane C. - Morristown, NJ
Delivered on time and very fresh delicious prawns! this is the second time i have ordered this item and will certainly continue to do so; i have also sent this to relatives
dan d. - Weehawken, NJ
Delivery was on time, and the fish was exceptional! We made two meals out of the delicious salmon, hamachi and tuna including a sashimi dinner and poke bowls. We enjoyed every bite! Will definitely order again.
Jenny L. - Forest Hills, KY
Everything! Consistently great quality. Always on time & perfectly packed.
Tanya R. - South River, NJ
Everything! I received my order in the time requested, no damage in product. I was especially amazed with my order from Honolulu Fish 🐠! They took so much care in packing my product, I was just blown away! The fish and octopus was delicious!
Estrellita J. - Chester, PA
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Jessica C. - Lincoln, NH
Everything! Arrived on time and my son and his family loved the fish.
Daniel C. - Arlington, TX
Absolutely gorgeous and incredibly delicious salmon! Melted in our mouths!
Kerri N. - Berkeley, CA
Everything arrived promptly with notifications along the way and was amazingly delicious. Thanks for the wonderful sushi!
Katie D. - Fayetteville, AR
Good quality fish. Replaced order that warmed before delivery. Quite good customer service.
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Honalulu fish company was awesome!!!!! The fish was amazing.
Karen M. - Newalla, OK
it got here a day later than originally planned but it still got here fresh and cold, packed so well in a ton of ice packs. The fish was defrosted but very cold, and it tasted amazing. haven't had salmon that delicious in a long time. i was also notified about the delay in shipping/delivery process, which was appreciated.
Helen F. - New York, NY
Description was accurate and the fish was fresh (ordered raw fish), delivery information was accurate and it was easy to execute the order.
Amy K. - Brookings, SD
Delivery was on time and food was high quality.
Anthony H. - Davenport, FL
The food was amazing, it was sent in a timely and reported manner and I can't complain one bit.
Deborah T. - Richmond, VA
Delivery was on time. Ice around fish was intact and maintaining cold temperature
Debra L. - Montvale, NJ
Great sushi, very fresh, arrived timely.
Jennifer W. - Park City, UT
Fish was so fresh and came the exact date scheduled.
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Fish was fresh and delicious
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Great selection of products with very good delivery times--especially to Hawaii since delivery network is a little more limited and quite costly.
Sue N. - Lahaina, HI
Delivery on the date expected. Unbelievable quality
Margaret R. - Telluride, CO
Shipping was fast and I received fish in a great shape. Product tasted amazing! This was the first time we dared to order sushi grade fish online and we're beyond happy!
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