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Mike's Huli Chicken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mike's Huli ChickenSee Mike's Huli Chicken Video ($$)
(832 ratings)

47-525 Kamehameha Hwy Map It!
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 277-6720
www.mikeshulichicken.com
  • Char Siu Pork
    sliced pork shoulder marinated in red colored soy-based sauce overnight & roasted in custom-built BBQ rotisserie; served w/ side of hot mustard sauce; looks good
  • Huli Chicken
    2.5-3 lb chicken brined, seasoned & slow-roasted over custom-built BBQ rotisserie; served w/ side of Mike's Secret Sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
832 ratings
since 2010; Hawaiian-style lunch roadside wagon; Other Recipes: Garlic Shrimp
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Murphy's Bar & Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Murphy's Bar & GrillSee Murphy's Bar & Grill Video ($$)
(490 ratings)

2 Merchant St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 531-0422
murphyshawaii.com
4.0 out of 5
490 ratings
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Nico's Pier 38: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Nico's Pier 38See Nico's Pier 38 Video ($$)
(3362 ratings)

1129 N Nimitz Hwy Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 540-1377
www.nicospier38.com
4.0 out of 5
3362 ratings
French chef; restaurant at pier; get fish at auction house across street in early morning (freshest fish); "$30-dishes for under $10"
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Opal Thai: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Opal ThaiSee Opal Thai Video ($$)
(497 ratings)

1030 Smith St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 381-8091
opalthai.com
  • Glazed Garlic Chicken Wings
    classic Thai dish; fried wings tossed in pan of garlic, chili paste, veggie broth & light rice soy, palm nectar mix; topped w/ deep-fried basil leaves; looks good
  • Larb
    Thai salad made of ground pork; fish sauce, lime juice, palm nectar; red onion, cilantro, green onion, mint, roasted sweet rice & roasted chili; to eat, wrap in lettuce leaf; looks good
  • Pad Thai Shrimp
    top seller; w/ North Shore white shrimp; first try regular, then squeeze lime juice, then add chili flakes; looks good
4.0 out of 5
497 ratings
originally a food truck; moved from airing Haleiwa location; Other Recipes: Thai Stir-Fry
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  • SSS Duck
    whole duck season boiled, then battered & deep-fried; topped w/ SSS (spicey, sweet, sour) sauce; "I would fly from CA just to come have this at least twice a year...fantastic!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Thai Pork Larb Wrap
    pork larb (seasoned ground pork) wrapped in tortilla; served w/ side of peanut sauce & fries
4.0 out of 5
371 ratings
family owned & operated serving casual Thai restaurant in a cozy atmosphere
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Rainbow Drive-In: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rainbow Drive-In ($)
(4185 ratings)

3308 Kanaina Ave Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 737-0177
www.rainbowdrivein.com
  • Chili Dog Plate
    popular; chili + 2 wieners + 2 scoops of rice + 1 scoop of mac salad; looks good
  • Loco Moco Plate
    2 hamburger patties w/ gravy and topped w/ 2 sunny-side up eggs; comes w/ standard 2 scoops of rice and 1 scoop of mac salad
4.0 out of 5
4185 ratings
opened in 1961; geared toward the working person, philosophy is to serve plates with generous portions of hearty, simple food, with two scoops of rice and a side of macaroni salad at a reasonable price; Other Recipes: Shoyu Chicken
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Star Noodle: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Star Noodle ($$)
(5852 ratings)

286 Kupuohi St Map It!
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 667-5400
www.starnoodle.com
  • Hapa Ramen
    signature dish; rich pork broth, roast pork, soft boiled egg, choi sum, kamaboko, bamboo shoots, mayu, Aka miso w/ house made noodles; looks good
  • Vietnamese Crepe
    shrimp, pork, bean sprouts, Nuoc Cham; eat as lettuce wrap; "it's so good that if this is the only thing you got to come and have to eat in your whole visit to Hawaii, it'd be worth it...I promise you, you will not forget it!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
5852 ratings
opened in 2010; serving Asian-Island fusion cuisine
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  • Pulled Pork
    smoked for 3 hrs, then braised in beer & water for 5 hrs; optional beer-based BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Tofu Burger
    chopped grilled tofu, textured vegetable protein, veggies, black beans, spinach, vegan chorizo sausage & spices; topped w/ red pepper aioli, red onions, roma tomatoes, baby romaine on Hawaiian bun; "it's outrageous...I mean great flavor...that burger's money!"-Guy Fieri; actually looks good
4.0 out of 5
282 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2010; restored gas station; featuring local, farm-to-table sustainably-oriented businesses at a rustic, convenient location
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Three's Bar & Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Three's Bar & Grill ($$)
(1865 ratings)

1945 S Kihei Rd Map It!
Kihei, HI 96753
(808) 879-3133
threesbarandgrill.com
  • Asian Inspired Beer Can Chicken
    maui brew co. coconut porter, citrus-hoisin glaze, bacon fried brussel sprouts, russet mashed potatoes (limited availability)
  • Three's Traditional Ramen
    locally made iwamoto family noodles, soy pork dashi broth, six-minute egg, kimchee shiitake mushrooms, crispy braised pork belly, fresh corn, local kale, nori, green onions
4.0 out of 5
1865 ratings
3 chefs, surfers & friends starting a catering business in 2009 that eventually led to brick-and-mortar joint; serving Hawaiian, Southwestern & Pacific Rim cuisine
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Uahi Island Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Uahi Island GrillSee Uahi Island Grill Video ($$)
(439 ratings)

33 Aulike St Map It!
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 266-4646
www.uahiislandgrill.com
  • Mandarin Duck Confit
    slow-poached duck leg w/ anise-orange glaze; served on rice w/ choi sum; available only Fridays & Saturdays
  • Red Curry Grilled Fish
    fresh grilled fish in a medium-spicy Thai red curry; served on rice w/ green papaya salad; looks good
4.0 out of 5
439 ratings
opened in 2007; "contemporary cuisine, vintage aloha" (from its website); moved from airing location (131 Hekili St)
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  • "The Heartbreaker"
    lau lau (Tender pork & Hawaiian salt wrapped in taro leaves & steamed for 5-6 hrs) that is dredged & deep-fried; served on fried rice & topped w/ gravy (usually topped w/ poached egg); "this is like next level lau lau" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Kanaka Poke Bowl
    kanaka (traditional Hawaiian poke) w/ white rice & 1 side dish of your choice: macaroni salad, sesame garlic edamame, ho'io salad, kimchee cucumber, lomi lomi salmon, spicy crab salad, or crab broccoli salad (Guy got the mac salad side); looks good
4.0 out of 5
1040 ratings
eating establishment where majority of menu items are designed to be served in bowls; "UMEKE" is the Hawaiian word for "bowl"
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Boots & Kimo's Homestyle Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Boots & Kimo's Homestyle KitchenSee Boots & Kimo's Homestyle Kitchen Video ($$)
(2863 ratings)

151 Hekili St Map It!
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 263-7929
  • Kalbi Ribs
    short ribs marinated in sweet-soy sauce for 2 days & then grilled; served w/ rice & macaroni-potato salad; looks good
  • Mochiko Chicken
    cut boneless chicken thigh marinated in sweet-soy sauce & deep-fried; served w/ rice & macaroni-potato salad
3.5 out of 5
2863 ratings
opened in 1994; popular w/ tourists & locals; decorated w/ Denver Broncos paraphernalia; Other Recipes: Roast Beef
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Dolphin: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dolphin ($$)
(1290 ratings)

5-5016 Kuhio Hwy Map It!
Hanalei, HI 96714
(808) 826-6113
  • Avocado Poke Bowl
    cubed sashimi-grade ahi, avocado, white onion, sea asparagus; served on rice & topped w/ wasabi aioli & unagi sauce
  • Teriyaki Ahi
    specialty dish; marinated sashimi-grade ahi, grilled & served w/ rice
3.5 out of 5
1290 ratings
island institution, local favorite
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Fleetwood's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fleetwood's ($$$)
(1570 ratings)

744 Front St Map It!
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 669-6425
www.fleetwoodsonfrontst.c...
  • Biddy's Herb Roasted Chicken
    Mick Fleetwood's mom's recipe; sous vide chicken w/ buttermilk mashed potatoes, sauteed kale, pan jus; looks good
  • Bourbon Glazed Pork Belly
  • Wellington
    filet wrapped w/ prosciutto wrapped w/ pastry crust; served w/ mashed potatoes, brussel sprouts & side of demi glace; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1570 ratings
since 2012; Mick Fleetwood's (drummer for Fleetwood Mac) restaurant & bar w/ rooftop lounge that overlooks ocean; Sammy Hagar made guest appearance
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Germaine's Luau: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Germaine's LuauSee Germaine's Luau Video ($$$)
(984 ratings)

91-119 Olai St Map It!
Kapolei, HI 96707
(808) 427-1747
www.germainesluau.com
  • Hawaiian American Buffet
    includes Kalua Pig (Roasted Pig) and entertainment
3.5 out of 5
984 ratings
whole roasted pig; native dancing/performance w/ torches; where the locals go; Other Recipes: Lomi Lomi
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  • Limu Salad
    traditional Hawaiian dish made of seaweed (that he gets from the ocean himself) & vinegrette-based sauce; looks interesting
  • Luah Stew
    cubed pork shoulder cooked w/ luah leaves from taro plant (collards-like) for 46-hrs; served on rice; combo of salty & sweet; looks good
  • Misoyaki Beef
    knuckle beef off sirloin marinated in teriyaki sauce for 4-6 hrs & stir-fried in miso-based sauce; served w/ rice & calamari salad; looks good
3.5 out of 5
276 ratings
[CLOSED]; Hawaiian comfort food w/ a twist; restaurant at end of pier
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Poke Stop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Poke StopSee Poke Stop Video ($$)
(398 ratings)

95-1840 Meheula Pkwy Map It!
Mililani, HI 96789
(808) 626-3400
www.poke-stop.com
  • Moi
    "The King's Fish" (whole) seasoned & deep-fried
  • O'Io
    raw bonefish pounded into a paste & seasoned
  • Salmon Poke
    raw cubed salmon w/ sweet onion, green onion, chili flakes, toasted sesame seed, dried bonito flakes, sugar & soy syrup
3.5 out of 5
398 ratings
poke is raw cubed fish salad; usually server 25 poke variations on a given day
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Tiki Iniki: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tiki Iniki ($$)
(715 ratings)

5-4280 Kuhio Hwy Map It!
Princeville, HI 96722
(808) 431-4242
tikiiniki.com
  • Iniki Burger
    beef, spam burger topped w/ onion compote, pickled jalapeno, provolone, cabbage slaw & shoyu mayo; looks good
  • Sticky Sweet Ribs
    four braised, grilled & sauced tender, juicy, fall-off-the-bone ribs w/ sweet & sticky guava soy glaze; looks good
3.5 out of 5
715 ratings
owned & operated by Todd Rundgren (rocker) and wife Michelle; 1950s Trader Vic-emulating tiki bar where people wear colorful wigs (looks fun)
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Hawaii

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