2020 Best Plate Lunch Restaurants in Hawaii Area

Best Plate Lunch in Hawaii

A staple of Hawaiian cuisine, the plate lunch generally features scoops of white rice, macaroni salad and an entrée — popular choices include kalua pork, teriyaki beef and chicken katsu.

Eat like a local at one of the Top Plate Lunch Restaurants in Hawaii, presented in alphabetical order.
 
Japanese, Hawaiian, Plate Lunch
Ethel's Grill
QB
Popular with locals for its simple Japanese fare and signature ahi tataki appetizer. See More
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Hawaiian Style Cafe
12/20
A locals’ favorite for big portions of breakfast and traditional Hawaiian food. See More
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Hawaiian, American, Plate Lunch
Highway Inn
11/20
Traditional Hawaiian restaurant out in the old sugar mill town of Waipahu. See More
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Kaka'ako Kitchen
QB
Gourmet-style plate lunch standards and savory fresh catch preparations make this spot popular. See More
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Seafood, Hawaii Regional, Plate Lunch
Nico's at Pier 38
12/20
Frenchman Nico Chaize brings a fine-dining sensibility to contemporary Hawaiian plate lunch fare and seafood. See More
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Poke Stop
QB
Traditional and creative preparations of Hawaii's favorite pupu, poke, alongside daily specials. See More
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Sam Choy’s Kai Lanai
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Sam Choy’s Kai Lanai offers Hawaiian heritage cuisine. See More

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Sam Sato's
QB
Maui's well-known noodle house. See More
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Yama's Fish Market
QB
One of the biggest selections of grab-and-go Hawaiian food. See More
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Zippy's Restaurant
QB
Zippy's is Hawaii's very own home grown chain and a "first stop" for many returning residents and visitors. See More
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