Restaurants in Hawaii
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.
Located on the fourth floor of the Ala Moana Center, Tsukiji Fish Market is part restaurant and part market.
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.
Town lives by the motto of its founders and chefs, Ed Kenney and Dave Caldiero: “Local first, organic whenever possible, with aloha always.” The restaurant fits Kenney and Caldiero’s vision of a friendly, neighborhood bistro to a T with diners stopping by throughout the day for breakfast, l
Grab a deceptive mai tai at this open-air beachfront bar and restaurant.
Specializing in the traditional Japanese noodle dish, oden, Hakkei is an outpost of an onsen ryokan (hot spring inn) restaurant of the same name located in the town of Yubara, Japan. The original restaurant in Japan is overseen by chef Seiya Masahara, a Japanese culinary giant,
Formerly Sushi Blues, Bouchon’s is still a sushi bar but has also added a fusion of island, Pacific-American, and French flavors. Dishes include scallop and shrimp pupus, specialty rolls, citrus and macadamia nut mahi-mahi, and steak au poivre.
One of the North Shore’s prized properties features seven restaurants, but Lei Lei’s is the only Turtle Bay restaurant that offers views of the signature golf course.
Haleiwa Joe's provides a casual dining experience on the North Shore near the famous Rainbow Bridge, which is visible from the café’s covered outdoor patio.
Chef Peter Merriman was one of the first to celebrate Hawaiian regional cuisine.