Where to Eat in Waikiki

Hawaii’s tourism industry began in Waikiki in 1901, and this iconic Honolulu neighborhood is where much of it continues today. High-rise vacation condos and historic hotels, cheap food courts and posh restaurants, inexpensive souvenir shops and luxury retailers, plus nightclubs, bars and lounges of every stripe, line its busy but broad sidewalks. There are tons of options in this oceanfront tourist neighborhood, and we’ve done the homework for you. Here’s our list of all our favorite places to eat in Waikiki.

Alicia's Market

Selected best of: Poke | Hawaiian

Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 2pm. Closed Sunday. 267 Mokauea St. 808.841.1921 aliciasmarket.com

Aloha Kitchen

Selected best of: Breakfast

Open Tuesday to Sunday 7:30am to 1:30pm. Closed on Monday. 432 Ena Rd. 808.943.6105 alohakitchenhawaii.wixsite.com

Aloha Poke Shop

Selected best of: Poke 

Open Monday to Friday 6am to 3pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. 1111 Bishop St., 808.533.7653 alohapoke808.com

Aloha Table Waikiki

Selected best of: Loco Moco

Open Tuesday through Sunday 11:30am to 2pm and 4pm to 11pm. Closed on Monday. 2238 Lauula St. 808.922.2221 waikiki.alohatable.com

Ars Cafe

Selected best of: Breakfast

Open Monday to Saturday 6:30am to 4pm, Sunday 8am to 4pm. 3116 Monsarrat Ave. 808.734.7897 ars-cafe.com

Barefoot Beach Cafe

Selected best of: Breakfast | LunchPoke

Basalt Waikiki

Selected best of: Breakfast | Lunch

Open Monday through Friday 11am to 7pm and Saturday and Sunday 8pm to 7pm. Happy hours are daily 3pm to 5pm. 2255 Kuhio Ave. 808.923.5689 basaltwaikiki.com

Bevy

Selected best of: Happy Hour

Happy hour is Tuesday through Thursday 5pm to 7pm. Regular hours are Tuesday through Thursday 5pm to 9pm, and Friday and Saturday 5pm to 12am. Closed Sunday and Monday. 675 Auahi St. 808.594.7445 bevyhawaii.com

Bill's Hawaii

Selected best of: Breakfast

Chubbies Burgers

Selected best of: Burgers

Open Tuesday through Sunday 10:30am to 9pm. Closed Monday. 960 Auahi St. 808.291.7867 chubbiesburgers.com

Cinnamon's

Selected best of: Breakfast

Open Monday, Thursday, and Friday 7am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 2pm and 3pm to 9pm. Ilikai Hotel and Luxury Suites, 1777 Ala Moana Blvd. 808.670.1915 cinnamonswaikiki.com

Coco Cove

Selected best of: Poke

Open daily from 9am to 9pm and are grateful for your service. 2284 Kalakaua Ave. # 101 808.924.6677 Coco Cove on Instagram

Cream Pot

Selected best of: Breakfast

Open Thursday through Monday 8am to 2pm. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. 444 Niu St. 808.429.0945 creampothawaii.com

The Daley

Selected best of: Burgers

Open Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 8pm, Sunday 11am to 6pm, and Monday 11am to 9pm. 1110 Nuuanu Ave. @thedaleyburger thedaleyburger.com

Deck

Selected best of: Happy Hour | Dinner

Open Monday through Friday 7am to 10am and 3pm to 10pm, and Saturday and Sunday 7am to 2pm and 3pm to 10pm.  150 Kapahulu Ave. 808.931.4488 deckwaikiki.com

Down to Earth Organic & Natural

Selected best of: Gluten-Free

Open daily 10am to 6pm. 2525 S King St. 808.947.7678 downtoearth.org

Duke's Waikiki

Selected best of: Happy Hour | Dinner

Diamond Head Market & Grill​

Selected best of: Lunch

Eating House 1849​

Selected best of: Sushi

Open daily 4pm to 9pm. Happy hour is daily 4pm to 6pm. 2330 Kalakaua Ave #322 808.924.1849 eatinghouse1849.com

Doraku Sushi​

Selected best of: Happy HourSushi

Open daily 11am to 10:30 pm with 4-6pm happy hours. 2233 Kalakaua Ave, Royal Hawaiʻian Center 808.922.3323 dorakusushi.com

Fete

Selected best of: Lunch | Burgers

Open Monday through Thursday 11am to 9pm. Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm. Closed Sunday. 2 North Hotel St. 808.369.1390 fetehawaii.com

Fish Hook Cafe

Selected best of: Poke

Furusato Sushi

Selected best of: Sushi

Open daily 11am to 10:30pm. 2424 Kalakaua Ave. 808.922.4991 furusatosushi.net

Goofy Cafe and Dine

Selected best of: Breakfast

Open Wednesday to Monday 7am to 2pm. Closed on Tuesday. 1831 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste. 201 808.943.0077 goofy-honolulu.com

Heavenly Island Lifestyle

Selected best of: Lunch

Open Thursday through Tuesday 7am to 2pm and 4pm to 10pm. Closed Wednesday. 342 Seaside Ave. 808.923.1100 heavenly-waikiki.com

Helena's Hawaiian Food

Selected best of: Lunch

Open Tuesday through Friday 10am to 7:30pm. 1240 N School St. 808.845.8044 helenashawaiianfood.com

The Hibachi

Selected best of: Poke

Open Monday through Friday 10am to 8pm and Sunday from 11am to 7pm. 515 Kailua Rd. 808.263.7980 thehibachihawaii.net

The Hideout at the Laylow

Selected best of: Happy Hour | Dinner

Happy hour is daily 4:30pm to 6:30 pm. 2299 Kuhio Ave. 808.628.3060 hideoutwaikiki.com

Hiking Hawaii Cafe

Selected best of: Breakfast | Lunch

Open daily from 7am to 2pm. Free parking available in the hotel. 1956 Ala Moana Blvd. 808.445.1717 hikinghicafe.com

Honolulu Burger Co.

Selected best of: Burgers

Open Sunday and Tuesday 11am to 6pm, and Wednesday to Saturday 11am to 8pm. Closed Monday. 1295 S. Beretania St. 808.626.5202 honoluluburgerco.com

House Without A Key

Selected best of: Lunch

Hula Grill Waikiki

Selected best of: Lunch | Gluten-Free

Izakaya Matsuri

Selected best of: Sushi

Open Tuesday through Saturday 5pm to 9:15pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. 1436 Young St. #103 808.949.3939 matsurihawaii.com

Livestock Tavern

Selected best of: Burgers

Open daily 5pm to 10pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm. 49 N. Hotel St. 808.537.2577 livestocktavern.com

Lucky Belly

Selected best of: Lunch

Open for dinner service Monday through Saturday 5pm to 10pm. 50 N Hotel St, Smith St. 808.531.1888 luckybelly.com

Maguro Brothers

Selected best of: Poke

Open Monday through Saturday 8am to 3pm and are happy to serve you. Closed on Sunday. 415 Nāhua St. 808.230.3470 facebook.com/magurobrothershawaii

Mahina and Sons

Selected best of: Lunch | Happy Hour

Open daily 8am to 9pm with happy hours 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 412 Lewers St. 808.924.5810 mahinaandsuns.com

Mahahola Burger

Selected best of: Burgers

Marugame Udon

Selected best of: Under $20

Maui Brewing Co.

Selected best of: Happy Hour

Open Monday through Thursdays 3:30pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday 11:30am to 11pm, and Sunday 11:30am to 10pm. 2300 Kalakaua Ave. 808.843.2739 mbcrestaurants.com

M by Chef Mavro

Selected best of: Fine Dining

Open Wednesday through Saturday 5:30pm to 8pm. Closed Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. 1969 S. King St. 808.944.4714 mbychefmavrorestaurant.com

Michel's

Selected best of: Dinner

Open daily 5pm to 8:30pm. Sunday brunch offered the first Sunday of every month 10am to 1pm. 2895 Kalakaua Ave. 808.923.6552 michelshawaii.com

Miro Kaimuki

Selected best of: Fine Dining

Open Wednesday to Sunday 5pm to 9pm. Brunch is available Sunday 10am to 1:30pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. 3446 Waialae Ave. 808.379.0124 mirokaimuki.com

Moku Kitchen

Selected best of: Lunch

Open daily 12am to 9pm with 2pm to 5:30pm happy hours. 660 Ala Moana Blvd. 808.591.6658 mokukitchen.com

Nobu Honolulu​

Selected best of: Sushi

Noi Thai

Selected best of: Lunch

Open Monday through Friday 11am to 3pm and 4:30pm to 10pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. Royal Hawaiian Center, Building C, Level 3 – C308 808.664.4039 honolulu.noithaicuisine.com

Nood's Ramen

Selected best of: Under $20

Open Monday through Sunday 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 9pm. 3611 Waialae Ave. 808.888.2115 noodsramenbar808.com

Oahu Mexican Grill

Selected best of: Lunch

Off The Wall Craft Beer & Wine

Selected best of: Happy Hour

Open Monday to Wednesday 11am to 10pm, Thursday to Saturday 11am to 11pm, and Sunday 9am to 9pm. 1170 Auahi St. Suite 140 808.593.2337 offthewallhawaii.com

Ono Seafood

Selected best of: LunchPoke

Open Tuesday through Saturday 9am to 6pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. 747 Kapahulu Ave. 808.732.4806 facebook.com/Ono-Seafood

Orchids (at Halekulani Hotel)

Selected best of: Gluten-Free | Fine Dining

Pai

Selected best of: Gluten-Free | Fine Dining

Open 4pm to 10pm Wednesday through Sunday. Happy hour is 5pm to 6pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. 55 Merchant St., Suite 110 808.744.2531 paihonolulu.com

Piggy Smalls

Selected best of: Lunch

Open Tuesday to Friday 4pm to 9pm. Saturday and Sunday for brunch 10am to 2pm and Saturday for dinner 4pm to 9pm. Closed Monday. 1200 Ala Moana Blvd. 808.777.3588 thepigandthelady.com

Pioneer Saloon

Selected best of: Plate Lunch

Open daily from 11am to 8pm. 675 Auahi St. 808.600.5612 pioneer-saloon.net

Poke Bar

Selected best of: Poke

Poke on da Run

Selected best of: Poke

Open Monday through Saturday 10am to 4pm. Closed on Sunday. 909 Lehua Ave. 808.455.4502 Instagram

Rainbow Drive-In

Selected best of: Plate Lunch

Rangoon Burmese Kitchen

Selected best of: Lunch

Open Monday to Saturday 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm. Closed Sunday. 1131 Nuuanu Ave. 808.367.0645 rangoon-burmese-kitchen.business.site

RumFire

Selected best of: Happy Hour | Dinner

Open daily 11am to 10pm. Happy hour every day 3pm to 5pm. 2255 Kalakaua Ave. 808.922.4422 rumfirewaikiki.com

Sansei Seafood and Sushi Bar​

Selected best of: Sushi

Seven Brothers Burgers

Selected best of: Under $20

Open Monday to Friday 11am to 11pm and Saturday 11am to 9pm. Closed Sunday. 51-550 Kamehameha Highway, Laie Shopping Center 808.744.6440 sevenbrothersburgers.com

ShoreFyre

Selected best of: Poke

Open Monday through Friday 11am to 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 9pm. 2330 Kalakaua Ave. 808.672.2097 shorefyre.com

Sky Waikiki

Selected best of: Happy Hour | Dinner

Open daily 4pm to 10pm. Happy hours 5pm to 9pm. 2270 Kalakaua Ave. at Seaside Ave. 808.923.3877 skywaikiki.com

Square Barrels

Selected best of: Burgers

Open Tuesday through Friday 11:30am to 2pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 4pm to 9pm, and Thursday through Saturday 4pm to 10pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. 1001 Bishop St., Suite 108 808.356.0194 squarebarrels.com

The Superette

Selected best of: Lunch

Open Monday to Saturday 8am to 2pm, and is grateful for your business. Closed Sunday. 3458 Waialae Ave. 808.734.7800 kaimukisuperette.com

The Surfing Pig

Selected best of: Happy Hour

Dinner hours are Monday through Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 4pm-11pm, Sunday 4pm-10pm. Happy hour is Monday to Friday 4pm to 5:30pm. 3605 Waialae Ave. 808.744.1992 thesurfingpighawaii.com

Surf N' Turf

Selected best of: Gluten-Free

Sushi Ginza Onodera​

Selected best of: Sushi

Open Monday, Thursday, and Friday 5pm to 10pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 10pm. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. 808 Kapahulu Ave. 808.735.2375 onodera-group.com 

Sushi ii​

Selected best of: Sushi

Open Sunday 5pm to 10pm, and Monday 5:30pm to 11pm. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch 11am to 1:15pm and for dinner 5:30pm to 11pm. 808 Kapahulu Ave. 808.735.2375 onodera-group.com 

Sushi Sasabune

Selected best of: Sushi

Open Tuesday through Saturday 12pm to 1pm and 5:30pm to 10pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. 1417 S. King St. 808.947.3800 sasabuneh.com

Sweet E's Cafe

Selected best of: Breakfast

Tango Contemporary Cafe

Selected best of: Lunch

Open Monday to Friday for lunch 10am to 3pm and for dinner 4pm to 8pm. Saturday brunch 8am to 2pm and dinner 4pm to 8pm. Sunday brunch 8am to 2pm. 1288 Ala Moana Blvd. #120 808.593.7288 tangocafehawaii.com

Taqueria El Ranchero

Selected best of: Under $20

Open daily 7am to 10pm with happy hour specials 2pm to 7pm. 823 California Ave., Suite 5A. 808.621.9000 elrancherohawaii.com

Tiki's Grill & Bar

Selected best of: Lunch | Dinner

To Thai For

Selected best of: Gluten-Free

Open Monday, Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 8pm, and Sunday 4:30pm to 8pm. Closed Tuesday.  3571 Waialae Ave. 808.734.3443 itstothaifor.com

Tucker & Bevvy

Selected best of: Gluten-Free

Waterman Bar & Grill

Selected best of: Lunch

Workplay

Selected best of: Happy Hour

Open daily 11am to 12am. 814 Ilaniwai St. 808.457.1322 workplayhi.com

Yard House

Selected best of: Happy Hour | Gluten-Free

Open daily 11am to 11:15pm. 226 Lewers St. #L148 808.923.9273  yardhouse.com

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