8 Best Places to Eat in Oahu, Hawaii

The Hibachi

The Hibachi is a favorite poke spot on Oahu, close to Lanikai Beach, known for its variety of poke flavors such as limu kukui ahi, sesame citrus ahi, spicy Thai chili basil, and traditional shoyu ahi.

Helena s Hawaiian Food

Helena s Hawaiian Food offers home-cooked Hawaiian meals, making diners feel satisfied and happy; it has been family-run since 1946.

Giovanni s Shrimp Truck

Giovanni s Shrimp Truck is famous for its garlic shrimp on Oahu s North Shore, a dish that sparks territorial loyalty among locals.

Leonard s

Leonard s Bakery is famous for its malasadas, Portuguese-style donuts filled with various creams like custard, haupia, and chocolate, and is a must-visit in Hawaii.

Musubi Cafe Iyasume

Musubi Cafe Iyasume offers a wide variety of Spam musubi and onigiri at affordable prices across multiple locations, making it a frequent stop on Oahu.


Podmore is a stylish cocktail bar, ideal for a dressed-up night out, and a sister bar to the renowned restaurant Senia.

Ginza Bairin Tonkatsu & Yoshoku Bistro

Ginza Bairin Tonkatsu & Yoshoku Bistro surprised us with its crispy and tender katsu sandos, a delight for katsu lovers.

Waiola Shave Ice

Waiola Shave Ice, a refreshing dessert spot since 1940, offers a great alternative to Maui s Ululani s Hawaiian Shave Ice, catering to those with strong shave ice preferences.