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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"
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
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
Fleetwood's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fleetwood's ($$$)
(1570 ratings)

744 Front St Map It!
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 669-6425
  • 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
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
  • 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
  • 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
M.A.C. 24/7: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
M.A.C. 24/7 ($$)
(1832 ratings)

2500 Kuhio Ave Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 921-5564
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Honolulu"
  • Mac Daddy Pancakes
    challenge - 3 13-inch pancakes + 1-lb of toppings; Adam lost
3.5 out of 5
1832 ratings
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
  • 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
Tiki Iniki: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tiki Iniki ($$)
(715 ratings)

5-4280 Kuhio Hwy Map It!
Princeville, HI 96722
(808) 431-4242
  • 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)
Town: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
TownSee Town Video ($$)
(833 ratings)

3435 Waialae Ave Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 735-5900
As Seen On:
Man Finds Food, Episode: "Food Abides"
  • Pa'i'ai
    off-menu item; Hawaiian classic of mashed taro root, pattied & pan-fried; served sometimes w/ fish, sometimes w/ beef...varies every week; just ask "what's the pa'i'ai prep for the day?"; at airing, served w/ sliced rib-eye steak; looks good
3.5 out of 5
833 ratings
recognized in multiple publications (Bon Appetit, Travel & Leisure, Elle Magazine, Gourmet Magazine), multiple awards & James Beard Foundation semi-finalist; ever-changing menu serving only locally farmed good
Moose's Pub & Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Moose's Pub & Cafe ($$)
(499 ratings)

310 Lewers St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 923-0751
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Oahu"
  • Moose Omelet Challenge
    challenge: 5-lb, 12-egg omelet w/ 4 meats, 4 cheeses and served over potatoes in 1 hr; Lauren Takao (100-lb local teacher, mother and food challenge champ) lost
3.0 out of 5
499 ratings
opened in 1980; other locations in Maui and Kihei
Pagoda Hotel & Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pagoda Hotel & RestaurantSee Pagoda Hotel & Restaurant Video ($$)
(221 ratings)

1525 Rycroft St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 941-6611
As Seen On:
Buffet Paradise
  • Buffet
    available only for dinner, Fri - Sun; blend of Asian, Western and Hawaiian flavors including Island sashimi, sushi, prime rib of beef & snow crab legs
2.5 out of 5
221 ratings
rating might be for hotel; restaurant name: Pagoda Floating Restaurant; popular w/ locals; surrounded by koi ponds & a Japanese garden
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