Oahu is known for its diverse culture, which is exhibited by the island assortment of foods. With wonderful choices and an array of cuisine options, there's sure to be a restaurant for everyone.
Hard Rock Café Waikiki
Hard Rock Café Waikiki opened in November 2010 in its new Waikiki location. The new multi-level café has nearly 13,000-square feet of space, including a 245-seat restaurant, outdoor dining, rock n’ roll memorabilia, and Rock Shop.
Morimoto Waikiki opened at The Waikiki EDITION this past fall. Morimoto Waikiki serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is celebrity chef Masaharu Morimoto’s first venture in Hawaii. This is also the first of Chef Morimoto’s restaurants that serves breakfast, which include both traditional Japanese and American breakfast options.
Royal Hawaiian Center
Three new restaurants are scheduled to open at Royal Hawaiian Center in 2011. Five-O Bar & Lounge will open in March and offer live music daily. Japan-based Five Star Group will open a 5,000-square foot Japanese buffet in August, and Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar will open in January. The restaurant by restaurateur Wolfgang Zwieger will serve Italian cuisine in a casual, yet sophisticated environment, and will feature an alfresco bar.
Sushi Izakaya Shinn
Sushi Izakaya Shinn opened its doors in December 2010. The restaurant serves traditional and contemporary Japanese izakaya fare, including grilled skewers, oden, sushi, and other small plate menu items.
A new restaurant offering brunch, coffee and dessert recently opened in Honolulu, near Ala Moana Center. Yogurstory is a two-level restaurant and café that serves breakfast foods, sandwiches, salads, desserts, coffee drinks, and self-service frozen yogurt.