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Best Hawaii Cheap Eats


As the world economy slows down, we may want to tighten our belts, but we still need to fill our stomachs. Splurging at top-rated restaurants is fun for special events, but where can you go for a good quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of our selections for the best cheap eats in Hawaii.

Honolulu/Oahu
Maui
Big Island

Kauai
Lanai

HONOLULU/OAHU

Bac Nam Vietnamese
13/20
1117 S. King St.
Honolulu, HI 96814
Menu
One of the most interesting Vietnamese restaurants in Honolulu. More...

Hank's Haute Dogs Hot Dogs
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Hank 324 Coral St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
Menu
The lobster dog is just one of the exotic choices served alongside the classic Chicago dog. More...

Hapa Grill Coffee Shop
10/20
Kapolei Shopping Center
91-590 Farrington Hwy.
Kapolei, HI 96707
Menu
Family-friendly spot in Kapolei with tasty contemporary fare. More...

Helena's Hawaiian Foods Hawaiian
11/20
Dining Room at Helena 1240 N. School St.
Honolulu, HI 96817
Menu
Traditional Hawaiian fare cooked authentically since 1946. More...

Million Restaurant Korean
12/20
Dining Room at Million Restaurant, Honolulu, HI 626 Sheridan St.
Honolulu, HI 96814

Million Restaurant specializes in Korean fare cooked at tabletop grills. More...

Mr. Ojisan Japanese
14/20
Dining Room at Mr. Ojisan, Honolulu, HI Kilohana Square
1016 Kapahulu Ave., Ste. 140
Honolulu, HI 96816
Menu
Fine Japanese dining in a traditional ambience on Oahu. More...

Murphy's Bar & Grill American
11/20
2 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
Menu
Known for its bar, this pub also offers hearty fare for lunch during the week and dinner nightly. More...

Nico's at Pier 38 Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Nico 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy.
Honolulu, HI 96817
Menu
Frenchman Nico Chaize brings a fine-dining sensibility to contemporary Hawaiian plate lunch fare and seafood. More...

Ono Hawaiian Foods Hawaiian
11/20
Dining Room at Ono Hawaiian Foods, Honolulu, HI 726 Kapahulu Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816
Menu
Traditional Hawaiian food to eat in or take out. More...

MAUI

CJ’s Deli & Diner Deli
Quick Bite
The Fairway Shops at Kaanapali
2580 Kekaa Dr., Ste. 119
Lahaina, HI 96761
Menu
A quick, counter-service, family-friendly spot for hearty, fresh comfort foods. More...

BIG ISLAND

Cafe Pesto Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Cafe Pesto, Kawaihae, HI Kawaihae Shopping Center
Kawaihae Harbor Hwy. 270
Kawaihae, HI 96743

Close to a canoe paddlers' pier, this Italian eatery remains a favorite, reasonably priced alternative for the Kona-Kohala Coast hotel restaurants. More...

Cafe Pesto Italian
13/20
S. Hata Building
308 Kamehameha Ave.
Hilo, HI 96720
Menu
This well-established Italian eatery has adopted distinct Asian flavors and fresh island ingredients. More...

Kona Brewing Company Pizza
11/20
Dining Room at Kona Brewing Company, Kailua Kona, HI North Kona Shopping Center
75-5629 Kuakini Hwy.
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Menu
A happy eatery and hangout for Kona's residents, the Brew Pub serves pizzas and sandwiches made with fresh ingredients. More...

Thai Thai Restaurant Thai
14/20
19-4084 Old Volcano Rd.
Volcano, HI 96785

One of Hawaii's best Thai restaurants makes its home in the shadow of Volcanoes National Park. More...

KAUAI

Pho Kauai Asian
10/20
Rice Shopping Center
4303 Rice St. Ste. B1
Lihue, HI 96766

Fast service, low prices and good food pack in the crowds. More...

LANAI

Pele's Other Garden Deli
No Rating
811 Houston St.
Lanai City, HI 96763
Menu
A deli and Italian bistro offering outdoor seating and picnic basket lunches to go. More...

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