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The Best Restaurants
in Hawaii

The dining room at Merriman’s, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hawaii Regional Restaurants


Need help planning your next night out? GAYOT has rounded up the best restaurants in Hawaii for your eating pleasure, whether you want to satisfy a burger craving or find a restaurant with a serious wine list.

TOP 10 HAWAII RESTAURANT LISTS

Browse these top 10 lists of the best restaurants in Honolulu and Hawaii for a variety of cuisines (Hawaii Regional, Japanese, etc.) and dining categories (romantic, best wine lists, views).

Burgers

Food Ratings

Food Trucks

Hawaii Regional

Japanese

Luaus

Plate Lunch

Poke

Romantic

Seafood

Shaved Ice

Steakhouses

Sushi

Thanksgiving NEW!

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Wine Lists



BEST HAWAII RESTAURANTS
BY CATEGORY

The open-air deck at CanoeHouse makes it one of Hawaii’s Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants

With so many great restaurants in Hawaii, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best seafood, steakhouses and more. They are organized by island, from Oahu to Maui to Kauai to the Big Island, to help you find a recommended restaurant near you.

Barbecue

Brunch

Cheap Eats

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy

Ice Cream


Kid-Friendly

Outdoor Dining

Romantic

Seafood

Steakhouses

Value Restaurants

BEST HAWAII HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with restaurant suggestions. Raise a toast on New Year's Eve or a pint on St. Patrick's Day. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day. There are also round-ups of the best restaurants for brunch on Easter and Mother’s Day in Hawaii.

Easter Brunch

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day

AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.