Restaurants in Hawaii

What started out as a taco wagon, this eatery evolved after many years into a fixed restaurant in the Halele'a Building about a mile from the Hanalei Bridge on Kuhio Highway.

What A flaming-red shrimp shack, in Kahuku, near the Turtle Bay Resort, Romy’s serves up its signature giant prawns wok-seared in butter with generous chunks of toasted garlic—it’s a vampire-free zone.

The bright blue exterior and dangling party lights outside Cafe des Ami set the tone for this casual cafe known for its crepes and curries.

Unremarkable from the outside, Paia Fish Market occupies half of a long, wooden building that's home to a general store. Inside, posters of tides and fish and taxidermy catches decorate the walls, and stuffed fish dangle from the ceiling over picnic tables that seat eight each.

A Honolulu institution, the Willows was founded by Kathleen Perry and her husband, Al, on July 4, 1944 to help Kathleen’s family maintain their property during the tough economic times of World War II.

A stand serving delicately flavored ice cream cones.

Located on the fourth floor of the Ala Moana Center, Tsukiji Fish Market is part restaurant and part market.

Kintaro on the Kuhio Highway in Kapa’a focuses on Japanese fare, but is best known for their inventive--and inexpensive--sushi like the Hanalei Bay roll, which is a deep-fried California roll, and the Bali Hai Bomb roll, which blends crab and smoked salmon, then is baked and topped with wasabi ma

Wins hands down for biggest pancake in the tropics. In the market town of Waimea, this breezy diner is the favorite stop for locals who love their breakfast Loco Moco (white rice topped with hamburger patties, grilled onions, fried egg and brown gravy) on the XXL side.

Owner Ed Kenney composts with a worm bin, then uses the fertilizer on the greenery outside of Downtown.

Surrounded by a tropical moat, this acclaimed restaurant is located just steps from the ocean at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.

This Lahaina pub (opened in 1983) was the second of three locations to open in Hawaii, three years after the original launched in Waikiki. All three meals are served at this casual spot, known for its daily happy hour and hearty meal sizes.

What This informal joint in a residential neighborhood east of Waikiki is a takeout favorite.