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O'ahu cuisine offers full flavors, fresh, healthy fare, and treats for all ages. From five-star fine dining experiences at top restaurant in Waikiki, to hearty meals at mom ‘n pop spots, and of course shaved ice, drink, dine, and delight in the fresh flavors of the island.

Local Dining


Assaggio Ristorante Italiano


Assaggio delivers a high-end restaurant experience at a moderate price. White linen tablecloths, fresh flowers, an attentive wait staff, and a solid wine list— with entrees ranging from $14 to $25.

Chef Mavro


Chef George Mavrothalassitis believes food should be cooked slowly, precisely, and almost fanatically in his own words. The restaurant features multiple-course tasting menus with optional wine pairings. "Mavro" is not only a Hale Aina Award winner, the chef is also the recipient of a James Beard Award. Fodor’s has listed Chef Mavro as one of the 10 best restaurants in the world.

Chiang Mai Thai Cuisine


Casual, relaxing, and family-friendly, 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.

Diamond Head Grill


Find a fresh and delicious meal at Diamond Head Market and Grill—inside, at the gourmet market, deli, bakery, or outside at the popular grill. The market showcases specialty gourmet food, convenience items, marinated meats, and grilled fish. Choose from entree salads, sandwiches and wraps, fine wines, fresh sashimi, ahi poke, and more. The bakery features desserts, pies, and cookies. Order a specialty cake for an event, birthday, wedding, or anniversary.

Hy's Steakhouse


For a classic dining experience, visit Hy’s. Where massive carved doors welcome guests into an Old World experience. Tuxedoed waiters expertly prepare Caesar Salad, carve Chateaubriand for two, and flambè desserts like Bananas Foster and Cherries Jubilee tableside. Choose from Hy’s signature steak, “The Only,” seafood, lamb, and more.



This oceanfront restaurant remains one of Hawaii's longest-standing and finest dining experiences, celebrating the rebirth of classical French cuisine. In addition to the views, guests enjoy top-notch service provided by Michel's tuxedo-clad wait staff. Fresh island ingredients and an extensive wine list round out the experience. Voted one of the most romantic restaurants in the world. 

P.F. Chang's China Bistro


P.F. Chang's China Bistro features traditional Chinese and American-Chinese cuisine. The menu is expansive: duck, lamb, beef, seafood, vegetarian, and gluten-free entrees.

Roy's Restaurant


Roy’s blends the spirit of aloha with food preparation and outstanding service. This upscale restaurant serves award-winning Euro-asian cuisine created by Hawaii's acclaimed Chef Roy Yamaguchi. Roy’s signature exhibition kitchen is part of the excitement of dining here.

Ruth’s Chris


The well-known, fine dining steakhouse features 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, salads, and sides.



Shor is Waikiki’s most expansive breakfast buffet experience. Daily options include fresh pressed juices, cheeses from Naked Cow Dairy, Hula Meli honey from bees harvested on property, and a variety of fruits and vegetables from Hawaii farms. The buffet also includes baked goods, eggs, cereals, and grains. Served daily, 5:30am – 11:00am.

Tiki’s Grill & Bar


This hip, open-air restaurant offers a retro, South Pacific experience. The American and Pacific-Rim menu highlights the flavors of the islands prepared in an open exhibition kitchen. This is a great spot to meet locals and visitors alike, drawing a late-night crowd with live contemporary Hawaiian music.