Big Island Restaurants Big Island Hawaii

Hawaii's Restaurants Big Island, Oahu

Hawaii ’s restaurants are synonymous with fine dining – the only thing visitors struggle to deliberate over is where to eat. Is it going to be Pinot and seafood or does your palette call more for Cabernet Sauvignon and a slice of red? Truth of the matter is that with the vast selection of restaurants covering the islands it is very safe to say that all tastes are covered.

Tyring to come up with a list of “thee Hawaii restaurants” is very difficult as people have different preferences – some liking more romantic venues while there are others who enjoy a charged atmosphere. The following list is meant as a guide to good food throughout the archipelago.

The 12th Avenue Grill
Location: Waialae Avenue, Honolulu,
Menu: A bistro focusing on contemporary American cuisine
Atmosphere: Spacious and relaxed. The walls are decorated with the work of local artists – giving the place a distinct character.
Reservation: 808 732 9469

3660 On the Rise
Location: Waialae Avenue, Honolulu
Menu: Regional cuisine that is reviewed every season
Atmosphere: Low key coupled with excellent service
Reservation: 808 737 1177

Location: Hawaii Kai Corporate Plaza, 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu
Menu: Bits from French, Italian, Thai, Japanese, Chinese and Polynesian cuisine
Atmosphere: Wonderful views and an enthralling open kitchen
Reservation: 808 396 7697

Bamboo Restaurant
Location: Old Takata Store, Akoni Pule Hwy, Hawi
Menu: Island cuisine – meal of appetizers
Atmosphere: Located in a 1920s building complete with wicker chairs makes for a very relaxed atmosphere.
Reservation: 808 889 5555

Beach House Restaurant
Location: 5022 Lawai Road, Koloa
Menu: We’ll simply say its quite a delight – paella, lamb and fresh seafood
Atmosphere: Oceanfront dinning which has received a lot a acclaim.
Reservation: 808 742 1424

Hilo Bay Café
Location: Waiakea Center, 315 Makaala Street, Hilo
Menu: Health food – gourmet and vegan
Atmosphere: Mall setting
Reservation: 808 935 4939

I'o Restaurant
Location: Shopping Center, 505 Front Street, Lahaina
Menu: We’ll just say its quite posh!
Atmosphere: High key and stylish setting – there’s a martini bar for starters!
Reservation: 808 661 8422

Location: 60 Keawe Street, Hilo
Menu: East meets South West cuisine
Atmosphere: relaxed but the Chinese antiques add a certain elegance to the restaurant
Reservation: 808 961 2558

Location: Opelo Plaza, 19 Opelo Road, Kamuela
Menu: Hawaii all time favourites
Atmosphere: Lively lunch time favourite
Reservation: 808 885 6822

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