restaurants in Waikiki
restaurants in Waikiki
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Oahu cuisine is as diverse and spectacular as the island itself. Whether you’re searching for a five-star fine dining experience at the top restaurant in Waikiki Beach, a hearty breakfast at a mom ‘n pop diner, or craving a shaved ice after a dazzling day on Waikiki Beach, you will enjoy a feast fit for King Kamehameha from the moment you set foot on the island. Just stop by the Concierge Desk, tell us what you’re in the mood for, and we’ll be more than happy to suggest a few of our favorite restaurants in Waikiki.
Located just steps from famed Waikiki Beach, Japengo’s glowing amber and fiery red hues create a warm ambiance. A variety of seating options make Japengo perfect for any occasion. Choose from communal tables with an interactive sushi bar and lounge, to private dining rooms or intimate tables-for-two. Japengo features innovative cocktails, expertly rolled sushi and a menu of exotic flavors from the Pacific Rim and Southeast Asia.
Shor, a contemporary American seafood and steak grill, offers the freshest catch on Waikiki Beach. Beginning with exceptional sustainable fish and shellfish approved by the Seafood Watch Program, flavorful cuts of meat and Hawaii’s freshest produce, Shor’s talented chefs feature an innovative menu sure to please every palate. Highlights include a “Shuck ‘Em” menu featuring fresh oysters, jumbo poached prawns, mussels and ceviche. Open for breakfast and dinner, Shor offers expansive open-air seating and ocean vistas for an unparalleled dining experience on Waikiki Beach.
In Hawaii there are two things of equal importance – food and the "aloha" spirit. The blending of these two dynamic principles is how Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine was born. This upscale restaurant serves award-winning Euro-Asian cuisine created by Hawaii's acclaimed Chef Roy Yamaguchi. The restaurant was designed around a unique experience through spacious dining rooms, an expansive lounge and Roy’s signature exhibition kitchen in full view.
A fine dining steakhouse, the restaurant's signature is serving USDA prime steaks that are seared at 1800°Fahrenheit (982.2°C) and served on plates heated to 500° Fahrenheit. (260°C). The restaurant also offers chicken and shellfish dishes along with a number of salads and side dishes.
Chef George Mavrothalassitis knows "how food should be cooked--slowly, precisely, almost fanatically." He specializes in multiple-course tasting menus, which you can order with or without wine. The wines are all chosen by a panel of experts to match each course perfectly. "Mavro" is not only a Hale Aina Award winner; he has also won a James Beard Award and FFodor's listed Chef Mavro as one of the 10 best restaurants in the world.
A cozy, European influenced, neighborhood restaurant, Le Bistro is the perfect setting to reconnect with family and friends. It's a local favorite; and don't let the exterior shopping center scare you off. The food is far fancier than the outside lets on.
An oceanfront restaurant remains one of Hawaii's longest-standing and finest restaurants, offering delectable dishes celebrating the rebirth of classical French cuisine. While enchanted by Michel's breathtaking ocean view, diners enjoy the first-class service provided by Michel's tuxedo-clad wait staff. Delectable culinary masterpieces incorporating fresh island ingredients and an extensive wine list provide for the most unforgettable dining experience.
Assaggio Ristorante Italiano
What Assaggio does brilliantly, and consistently, is deliver a high-end restaurant experience at a moderate price. You get a white linen tablecloth and a real rose on the table, an attentive wait staff and a wine list--at a place where entrees range from $14 to $25. You never feel like you dropped by an Assaggio to grab a bite, you feel like you've been out to dinner.
P.F. Chang's China Bistro
P.F. Chang's China Bistro features both traditional Chinese and American-Chinese cuisine. The menu is expansive: from duck, lamb, and beef to seafood and vegetarian and gluten-free entrees.
Chiang Mai Thai Cuisine
Casual, relaxing and great for families, Chiang Mai specializes in northern Thai dishes. Try the popular spring rolls, curry dishes, and spicy chicken, beef or pork. Located on South King Street just minutes from Waikiki and the University of Hawaii's Manoa campus.
Meat lovers revel in the ambiance found beyond the massive carved doors to this Old World, club like room. Traditions that have disappeared in other fine dining restaurants are maintained at Hy's. Tuxedoed waiters still expertly prepare Caesar Salad, carve Chateaubriand for two and flambè delicious desserts like Bananas Foster and Cherries Jubilee tableside. You can choose Hy’s signature steak, “The Only”, a tender New York Strip broiled over kiawe and served with Hy's secret sauce. Seafood combos, lamb, scallops and scampi can be ordered with twice-baked potatoes (whipped with sour cream and butter) or other starches.
A favorite of President Obama, this award winning restaurant is owned and operated by Hawaii’s own world renowned Chef Alan Wong. He and his restaurant staff offer guests a unique taste of Hawaiian Regional Cuisine. Utilizing the freshest of locally grown produce and the bounties of the Pacific Ocean result in the Chef's highly personal adaptation of the contemporary style of cooking found here in Hawaii today.
Diamond Head Grill
You can always count on getting a fresh and delicious meal at Diamond Head Market and Grill, both inside at the gourmet market, deli, bakery and outside at the popular grill. The market showcases specialty gourmet food, convenience items, marinated meats and grilled fish to warm at home. You'll find delightful selection of entree salads, sandwiches ,artisan wraps, select fine wines, fresh sashimi, ahi poke and much more amazing array of fresh deli selections awaits you. The bakery features an assortment of freshly baked desserts, pies, cookies,plus specialty cakes for seasonal events, birthdays, weddings, and anniversaries. Cakes and assorted desserts are available conveniently and individually pre-packaged in the market.
Tiki’s Grill & Bar (4 min walk)
A hip, open-air restaurant with a retro South Pacific design and experience, Tiki's Grill & Bar features a menu highlighting the flavors of the islands prepared in an open exhibition kitchen. The restaurant appeals to residents and visitors alike and draws the late-night crowd with live contemporary Hawaiian entertainment every evening. Tiki's Grill & Bar provides a casual American and Pacific-Rim menu with flavors of the islands, using fresh local produce.