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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Cocktail Bar
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“Ala Moana Center: Good food and service. A lot of local bands perform here.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Food Court
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“a great place to eat while you are shopping around Ala Moana . Shirokiya Japan Village its a place to be at . Enjoy your meal ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The best sushi and a killer ambiance! Go for happy hour and sit at the bar - they have a great sake and beer selection. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Located in Ala Moana Mall. Very fun arcade with games for everyone in the family!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The name of the restaurant came from the initials of the two married owners, Michelle and Wade. They locally grown chefs and the restaurant serves Hawaii regional cuisine. It is a pricey restaurant with reasonable $25 three-course weekday lunch menu that is worth a try.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“This is our local grocery store chain. Conveniently located in Alamoana shopping center. Lots of local goodies and grab and go foods!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“BREAKFAST is served. So is brunch, lunch, and dinner. This popular spot is busy, but they are pros at getting people fed quickly. Everything is good here, and we go here often!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Korean BBQ buffet. Weekday lunch discounted. nobody can beat that! Drinks are $5 per glass. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“An amazing place to dine or have a cocktail while shopping! The food is really delicious and the service is great! I highly recommend this place. Note: Prices are slightly higher. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Good Dim Sum(to me) and very decent Chinese food, comparable to the restaurants in San Francisco. Reasonable prices too.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Great happy hour if you are at the Ala Moana Shopping center and need to pop into the bar for a hearty snack.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and drinks, lots of options. California Pizza Kitchen in Hawaii is as popular here as it was in 1995 on the mainland. Fun hangout, still great food. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Closest Pho restaurant, literally across the street from us. Food is fresh and very convenient.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
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“It's not Starbucks. I love Starbucks, but they are everywhere, including wherever you came from, more than likely. Try this local coffee shop for some tasty caffeinated beverages and you will also be pleasantly surprised by their unique and satisfying food menu. Lots of college kids and local hipsters stop by.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Breakfast place popular with locals for years. There is one in Waikiki as well.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“I love the Ramen and fried rice there. My family and I eat it weekly. Its kids friendly and have a Keiki Ramen on the menu that my kids eat every time. ”
  • 3 locals recommend