Without hurting your pocket much, Honolulu's culinary scene seems to be an amalgamation of an endless gamut of eateries, food joints, restaurants, food trucks, and local food stalls. No matter what time you choose to go out in search of your favorite meals, the city is blessed with a vast spectrum of restaurants pleasing the diners round the clock. Honolulu is a land of dozens of food connoisseurs whose sincere efforts and zeal to always bring something new have given a new dimension to the city's culinary adventure. The successful result of their endeavors can be seen in the form of various developed and organized restaurants running around the city. This article highlights some of those treasures earned by Honolulu's food maestros.
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Though the physical location of Alan Wong's is Honolulu, but it resides in the hearts of millions of diners. Here, rich-in-taste dishes are innovated day and night to satiate the hunger of diners to the core. Food comes in the form of creativity, quality, and innovation from the kitchen of Chef Alan Wong. The uniqueness of the restaurant is freshly farmed ingredients used to enhance the taste of their delicacies. "2015 Best Tasting Menu, Gold Award", "2015 Best Service, Gold Award", "2014 Best Oahu Restaurant, Gold Award", "2014 Wine Spectator Restaurant Award – Award of Excellence", "2008 The GO List: 293 Hottest Restaurants in the World", and there are a lot of other accolades in the store of Alan Wong's showcasing its excellence in every sense.
Address: 1857 South King Street #208, Honolulu, HI 96826, United States
1 808.949.2526Website: www.alanwongs.com/alan-wong%E2%80%99s-honoluluOperation Hours
: Opens daily (5:00 pm-10:00 pm)
All Marukame Udon believes in the freshness of food. Its hard to beat the place when it comes to taste the food made up of Sanuki-style. creativity is their another aspect that makes the diners stop here again and again. The third highly-appreciated aspect of the place is its ever-accommodating staff members. One cannot avert one's eyes to the fact that every delectable bowl of udon is the result of quality ingredients. This is the most-practised formula here for making udon tasteful and aroma-rich. If people here are always ready to go an extra mile to take care of your belly and taste buds, then don't give it a miss for an unforgettable culinary experience.
Address: 2310 Kuhio Avenue #124, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.931.6000Website: www.toridollusa.com/index.phpOperation Hours:
Opens daily (7:00 am-9:00 am, 11:00 am-10:00 pm)
Chef Roy Yamaguchi, a graduate from Culinary Institute of America, New York’s Hyde Park, commendably widened the horizon of Hawaiian gastronomy by giving a new definition of taste, creativity, quality, and innovation. Roy's Waikiki is one such creativity of Chef Roy. It serves nothing less than top-notch food-something that fits right for everyone's belly. After winning millions of hearts, there are currently 31 restaurants running all around the world.
Address: 226 Lewers Street, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.923.7697Website: www.royshawaii.com/roys-waikiki.htmlOperation Hours:
Sunday-Thursday (11:00 am-9:30 pm); Friday and Saturday (11:00 am-10:00 pm)
Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Voted as “Favorite Asian Restaurants” and one of the “Best Sushi Bars in United States” by Bon Appetit, Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar has excelled in serving contemporary sushi and new wave Asian cuisines. Its signature Panko Crusted Ahi Roll, Kapalua Butterfly Roll, shiromi, salmon, shrimp cake, and crab are the major highlights of its menu that are hard to find anywhere else in town.
Address: 2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.931.6286Website: www.sanseihawaii.comOperation Hours:
Sunday-Thursday (5:30 pm-10:00 pm); Friday and Saturday (5:30 pm-1:00 am)
Take the joy of finger-licking American delicacies in an alfresco beach-side restaurant, i.e., Duke's Waikiki. be it Calamari, Sun Dried Tomato Hummus, Fire Grilled Chicken Caesar, Korean Steak Street Tacos, Cajun Fish Tacos, Mango BBQ Bacon Burger, or Kimo’s Original Hula Pie, only one name pops up in the minds of diners and that is Duke's Waikiki. Enjoy the sun-kissed beach while sipping its wide range of cocktails and wines.
Address: 2335 Kalakaua Avenue #116, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.922.2268Website: www.dukeswaikiki.comOperation Hours:
Opens daily (7:00 am-12:00 am)
Treat your taste buds with a luscious amalgamation of Western and Japanese ingredients from the kitchen of Iron Chef America famed star, Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Besides scrumptious food at Morimoto Waikiki, diners are pleased with a flawless service and amicable staff members. Stop by to delve into the unique tastes presented by world-famed Chef Masaharu.
Address: 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.943.5900Website: www.morimotowaikiki.comOperation Hours:
Opens daily (11:00 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm)
Hy's Steak House
This high-brow steak house has bee pleasing its diners for 38 years. Its tranquil ambiance is an added advantage and a major factor in raising the bars of fine culinary experience. "USDA prime beef" is synonymous to Hy's Steak House because whomsoever you asked for USDA prime beef they will take you to Hy's Steak House. People at Hy's Steak House have expertized into making meat full of taste keeping the fat content as minimal as possible. To compliment its USDA prime beef, Hy’s offers Warm Spinach Salad, Caesar Salad, Bananas Foster, Cherries Jubilee, and a lot of other flambe items. Every visitor is ought to wear Collared Shirt and Shoes as a dress code to enter the restaurant.
Address: 2440 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.922.5555Website: www.hyswaikiki.comOperation Hours:
Opens daily (5:00-10:00 pm)
Hau Tree Lanai
Who always love to be on beach side can make The Hau Tree Lanai their next stop. The food served at this beachfront restaurant is a treat for your belly and its location is a great therapy for soothing your mind and pleasing your heart. If it always takes you a while to figure out what to eat, then blindly go for Hau Tree Lanai's The Eggs Benedict and poi pancakes. These dishes have never failed to win a diner's heart. Apart from taste-tempting breakfast, there is a gamut of lunch and dinner specialties that have been cooked with the right amount of taste, quality, aroma, and creativity. The other attention-seeking aspect of the restaurant is its mouth-drooling food at reasonable prices. Hence, a pocket-friendly place it is.
Address: 2863 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.921.7066Website: www.kaimana.com/hautreelanai.htmOperation Hours:
Sunday-Thursday (11:30 am-10:00 pm); Friday and Saturday (11:30 am-11:00 pm)
By serving its diners an award winning "New Style" Japanese cuisine, Nobu Waikiki has contributed a lot in taking Honolulu's culinary adventure to the next level. Nobu Waikiki is an incredible endeavor of noted Chef Nobu Matsuhisa where you can immerse into his incomparable dishes, namely, Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno and Black Cod Miso. The foremost thing about the restaurant that attracts the visitors the most is its modern-age decor and interior designed by the notable architect, The David Rockwell. Be it sea urchin-inspired chandeliers, full-of-colors scorched ash tables, or dimly-lit ambiance, all create an elegant and cozy atmosphere to captivate the diners for hours.
Address: 2233 Helumoa Road, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
1 808.237.6999Website: www.noburestaurants.com/waikiki/experienceOperation Hours:
Sunday-Thursday (5:30-10:00 pm); Friday and Saturday (5:30-10:30 pm)
We agree that its the alabaster chandeliers, Brazilian cherry wood floors and the aroma of food that mesmerized the passers-by and make them drop in here, but its only the magic of lip-smacking food that uses its magic wand, enchants people and make them sit for hours once you enter the facility. Its menu is fecked with a wide array of must-try delicacies that can change the meaning of food for you, of course in a positive way. Its major specialties are: Canadian bacon, ahi tuna tartare, filet mignon, grilled Chilean seabass, mashed potatoes and creamed spinach, creme brulee, Porterhouse steak, and a lot of other dishes.
Address: 2301 Kalakaua Avenue # 301, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
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