Udon Noodle dish
April 21, 2022
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Jenny Espinosa

Oahu Restaurants – Best Places to Eat on Oahu

Oahu is one of the most beautiful places on earth, but along with the amazing beaches, mountains and waterfalls, Oahu is also home to some fantastic places to eat for any budget and taste.

These are unusual times we find ourselves living in, with restrictions being put in place and lifted with little notice, so please be sure to confirm operating hours before visiting any of the attractions or venues mentioned in this article.

In this latest Oahu Travel Blog article, ‘Oahu Restaurants – Best Places to Eat on Oahu’ – we will introduce you to a variety of restaurants and dining options for almost any taste or budget.

Of course, Oahu is one of the most beautiful destinations in the entire world. But along with miles of pristine beaches, emerald-colored mountains, lush hiking trails and sparkling waterfalls, Oahu is also home to many great restaurants. These restaurants on Oahu represent brand new 5-Star Restaurants, older established and locally owned favorites, smaller restaurants with limited seating but the food is so worth the wait and everything in between.

No single list of Oahu Restaurants can provide a complete collection of all the, ‘Best Places to Eat on Oahu’, we are providing you with a variety of Oahu Restaurants from affordable to a bit pricier options but they all offer one thing in common – great food! We are already planning a follow-up article with even more Oahu Restaurants for you to consider.

So, let’s get to the list!

Banzai Burger – Fantastic Burgers! - 2330 Kalakaua Ave # 250, Honolulu, HI 96815

Cheeseburger is Paradise – Not only great Burgers btu the location is across from Waikiki Beach! Win-win - 2500 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-923-3731

Marumage Udon – Ramen & Udon Noodles – There is a line for this place all day for a reason and it is worth the wait! - 2310 Kuhio Ave., #124, Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-931-6000

Herringbone Waikiki – A variety of food options, Steak, Seafood and Cocktails: 2330 Kalakaua Ave #3, Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-797-2435

Eggs & Things – Great breakfast but you will also find a line of customers here too, but it is worth it - 2464 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-926-3447

Cheesecake Factory – O.k., we needed to include a mainstream ‘Chain Restaurant’ – This Oahu Restaurant has a great location and it is famous for Burgers and of course, Cheesecake: 2301 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 

Duke’s Waikiki – A very popular beachfront restaurant, great live music: 2335 Kalakaua Ave #116, Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-922-2268

Steak Shack – Try this place and thank us later: 2161 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-861-9966

Giovanni’s Shrimp Shack – No ‘Oahu Restaurants’ list would be complete without a mention of the ‘Shrimp Trucks’ and perhaps the most popular among them is ‘Giovanni’s’ -again, expect a line no matter what time of day you stop by, but it is worth the trip and wait: 56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, HI 96731, 808-293-1839

Popular dishes at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
One of the popular dishes offered at Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

Matsumoto’s Shave Ice – So, this is not an actual restaurant but when you want a sweet treat, this is a great stop to have on your list: 66-111 Kamehameha Hwy #605, Haleiwa, HI 96712, 808-637-4827

Leonard’s Bakery – Another dessert spot and this one is well worth it’s place on this list: 933 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816, 808-737-5591.

This Oahu Travel Blog article, ‘Oahu Restaurants – Best Places to Eat on Oahu’ features only a few of the best dining options for great restaurants on Oahu. We have already begun a follow up article that will feature even more options for you to choose from during your visit.

As always, if you have any questions about any of the venues included in this article, please feel free to ask our Concierge for more information or additional suggestions. 

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