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ANNA MILLER'S
Pearlridge Center Uptown
98-115 Kaonohi
Aiea, HI 96701
(Southwest Oahu)
Tel. (808) 487-2421
Open 24 hours, 365 days. Famous homemade pies and American food. 2002, 2004, 2005 & 2006 Ilima Award. (BLD $)

BIG CITY DINER
3569 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 738-8855 (3 locations)
Indulge in nostalgia - revisit the '50's at this funky formica palace. Large helpings of great food - primarily American but you can get everything from Fried Rice to Portuguese Sausage. 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006 Ilima Award. (BLD $)

BOOTS & KIMOS HOMESTYLE KITCHEN
119 Hekili Street
Kailua, HI 96744
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 263-7929
One of the best places for breakfast. Awesome banana macadamia nut sauce pancakes. A sports-themed diner with burgers, teriyaki dishes and huge omelets. (BL $)

BRENT'S
629A Kailua Road
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 262-8588
A real New York delicatessen. (BL $)

BREW MOON RESTAURANT & MICRO BREWERY
Ward Center
1200 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 593-0088
Everything from salads to sandwiches to stir-fry. (LD $)

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE - WAIKIKI
2500 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 923-3731
Full service, casual dining restaurant. Great ocean/beach views of Waikiki. Home to Cheeseburgers, Mai Tai's and Rock-N-Roll. (BLD $)

CHEESECAKE FACTORY
Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center
2301 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 924-5001
Truly something for everyone! Eclectic menu with more than 200 selections plus 50 delicious cheesecakes and desserts. Sunday brunch. 2004 & 2006 Ilima Award. (LD $$)

CHILI'S
2350 Kuhio Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 922-9697
Southwestern grill. Great "big mouth" burgers and fajitas. (LD $)

CINNAMON'S RESTAURANT
315 Uluniu Street
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 261-8724
A favorite breakfast spot. Family owned and lavishly praised for their food. (BLD $)

CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM CAFE
Contemporary Museum
2411 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822
(Honolulu / Makiki Area)
Tel. (808) 523-3362
Lunch with culture on the slopes of Mount Tantalus. (L $)

CROUCHING LION INN
51-666 Kamehameha Highway
Kaaawa, HI 96730
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 237-8511
Established for over fifty years, overlooking the ocean, serving island favorites. (LD $$)

DA SMOKEHOUSE
444 Hobron Lane
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 946-0233
Some of the tastiest ribs and best priced beers in town since 1978. (LD $)

DAVE & BUSTER'S
Victoria Ward Centers
1030 Auahi Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 589-2215
An eclectic menu including steaks, chicken, pasta, ribs, burgers, sandwiches. Like being inside a video game - lights, sound, lots-of-folks. 2002 Ilima Award. (LD $$)

DENNY'S
2345 Kuhio Street
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 922-9522 (3 locations/open 24 hrs.)
One of Oahu's most friendly and affordable family restaurants. (BLD $)

DIXIE GRILL BAR-B-QUE AND CRAB SHACK
404 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 596-8359 (2 Locations)
Bar-B-Que and Crab Shack featuring slow smoked ribs, chicken, pulled pork, King Crab salads, sandwiches and more - in a fun and friendly atmosphere. 2003 & 2005 Ilima Award. (LD $)

EGGS 'N THINGS
1911B Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 949-0820
A Honolulu institution! Best value for breakfast - open from late at night 'till early afternoon. (B $)

FLAMINGO
871 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 596-0660 (3 locations)
American and Oriental menu (BLD $)

FOX & HOUND
Discovery Bay Center
4614 Kilauea Avenue, Suite 102
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Southeast Oahu)
Tel. (808) 942-2603
A Tapa Lounge - with 35 appetizers and 25 beers on tap. (LD $)

GORDON BIERSCH BREWERY
Aloha Tower Marketplace
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 599-4877
American and Pacific Rim food - specialty beers brewed on the premises.
(LD $$)


GRAND CAFE AND BAKERY
31 N. Pauahi Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 531-0001
A charming, sit down and relax place featuring homey, classic comfort cuisine that reflects a bygone time. (BL $)

HAPA CAFE
The Marketplace at Kapolei
590 Farrington Hwy., Unit 509
Kapolei, HI 96707
(Southwest Oahu)
Tel. (808) 674-8400
One of the few decent eateries on the west side of Oahu. Very eclectic menu - everything from stuffed pork loin to spaghetti carbonara. (BLD $$)

HARBOR PUB HONOLULU
1765 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 941-0985
Great food, generous cocktails and good cheer make this a perennial favorite. Try their award winning pizza repeatedly voted the Best in Honolulu! (BLD $)

HARD ROCK CAFE
1837 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 955-7383
Great American food at good value - still crazy after all these years. (LD $)

HEIDI'S DOWNTOWN BISTRO & DELI
Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower
Queen St. at Alakea
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Aloha Tower Area)
Tel. (808) 536-5344 (2 locations)
Classic American sit-down/take-out restaurant & deli. Experts in today's concept of healthy eating. Catering & delivery service. (BL $)

HOOTERS RESTAURANT
Aloha Tower Marketplace
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 524-4668
Delightfully tacky yet unrefined. Nearly world famous wings - clams - shrimp - oyster roast. (LD $$)

HOUSE WITHOUT A KEY
Halekulani Hotel
2199 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 923-2311
Classic American cuisine with a local flair. Hawaiian entertainment. (BLD $$$)

ISLANDS FINE BURGERS AND DRINKS
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 943-6670
In a 1960's kitch setting that transcends time. Featuring fast food with polish - fine burgers, hearty salads, and bulging soft tacos. (LD $)

JACK'S
Aina Haina Shopping Center
820 W. Hind Drive
Aina Haina, HI 96821
(Southeast Oahu)
Tel. (808) 373-4034
Good local food, moderately priced - try their biquits with honey-laced butter. (BL $)

KAIONA RESTAURANT
Makaha Resort & Golf Club
84-626 Makaha Valley Road
Waianae, HI 96792
(Leeward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 695-9544 or 1-866-576-6447 (toll free)
Experience casual Kamaaina dining. Offering an eclectic array of American and Continental cuisine. Spectacular ocean views and sunsets from their wrap-around lanai. (BLD $$)


KELLEY O'NEIL'S
311 Lewers Street
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 926-1777
An Irish Pub that keeps its happy hour going! Featuring good bar food and live music in the evenings. (LD $)

KOA PANCAKE HOUSE
46-126 Kahuhipa Street
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 235-5772 (4 Locations)
Standard breakfast fare - hearty, quickly served and economical. (BL $)

KOKO CAFE
Hale Koa Hotel
2055 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 955-0555
Casual, affordable buffets. (BLD $)

KONA BREWING COMPANY
Koko Marina Center
7192 Kalanianaole Highway
Honolulu, HI 96825
(Southeast Oahu)
Tel. (808) 394-5662
A brewpub offering fresh Hawaiian beers and ales. Gold medal winner at the 2005 Great American Beer Festival. Pizzas and salads. (LD $)

KU TIA GRILL
John A. Burns School of Medicine
651 Ilalo Street, Medical Education Bldg.
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Kakaako Area)
Tel. (808) 692-0803
An upscale cafeteria serving quick, inexpensive breakfast and lunch weekdays only. Hot entrees and their famed hamburger made from North Shore Cattle Company grass-fed beef. Outstanding desserts. (BL $)

KUA AINA
66-214 Kamehameha Highway
Haleiwa, HI 96712
(North Shore Oahu)
Tel. (808) 637-6067
Great sandwiches and burgers. (LD $)

KUA AINA
1116 Auahi, Bay 5
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 591-9133
Great sandwiches and burgers. (LD $)

LA MARIANA SAILING CLUB
50 Sand Island Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Honolulu / Kalihi Area)
Tel. (808) 848-2800
A bit of Old Hawaii on Keehi Lagoon. The poor man's yacht club offers a mixed bag of all the classics - everything from seafood to steak. Great evening entertainment. (LD $$)

LEI LEI'S BAR & GRILL
Turtle Bay Resort
57-091 Kamehameha Highway
Kahuku, HI 96712
(North Shore Oahu)
Tel. (808) 293-2662
Overlooking the golf course and the north shore. Signature dishes include slow-roasted prime rib, ginger soy ahi and warm bacon dressing spinach salad. (BLD $$)

LUANA HILLS COUNTRY CLUB
770 Auloa Road
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 262-2139
Serving outstanding Sunday Brunch. Banquets, weddings, private parties available. (L $$)

LUCY'S GRILL AND BAR
33 Aulike Street
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 230-8188
Extraordinary Sunday brunch - offerings include seafood omelets, rib-eye steak and eggs, Eggs Benedict, Belgian waffles. Pamper yourself! 2004 Ilima Award. (D $$)

MOKE'S BREAD AND BREAKFAST
27 Hoolai Street
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 261-5565
Family-run, quick and friendly - Bakery Plus - the menu is small but covers the basics - try the muffin of the day! (B $)

MOLLY'S SMOKEHOUSE
23 S. Kamehameha Hwy, #102
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(Central Oahu)
Tel. (808) 621-4858
Texas style BBQ. Great ribs ' n stuff. (LD $$)

MOM'S SOUL FOOD
94-226 Leoku
Waipahu, HI 96797
(Southwest Oahu)
Tel. (808) 678-8201
Good old Southern Soul Food! Kool aid, catfish and sweet potato pie. Plate lunches with sides like fried cabbage, corn bread and okra. (LD $)

MOOSE McGILYCUDDY'S
310 Lewers Street
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 923-0751
Casual and noisy pub and cafe - burgers and pasta. (BLD $$)

MOUTARDE CAFE
3458 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 732-5192
A tiny eatery with an eclectic selection that combines old standards, comfort foods and baked goods. (BLD $)

NICK'S CAFE
1052 Ahua Street
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Honolulu / Mapunapuna Area)
Tel. (808) 839-5442
A family-style restaurant with inexpensive, delicious food - something for everyone - omelets, sandwiches, curry, salmon steak, grilled pork chops. (BLD $)

NIUMALU CAFE
Hilton Hawaiian Village
2005 Kalia Road,
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 949-4321
A nice choice of fresh salads, soups, sandwiches, wraps and delicious ice cream treats. Would you believe - chilled watermelon gazpacho. (BL $$)

OCEAN HOUSE RESTAURANT
Outrigger Reef Hotel
2169 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 923-2277
An open-air, beachfront setting with Diamond Head to your left, sunset to your right, and the sea in front and a menu that ranges from prime rib to fresh fish, chicken and more. (LD $$$)

ORIGINAL PANCAKE HOUSE
1221 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 596-8213
Breakfast all the time. (BL $)

PANINI GRILL
Kahala Mall Shopping Center
4211 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kahala Area)
Tel. (808) 732-7701
Grilled sandwiches, soups and salads. (LD $)

PAVILION CAFE
Honolulu Academy of Arts
900 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 532-8734
Pretty setting for lunch while visiting the Academy. (L $)

PERRY'S SMORGY
2380 Kuhio Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 926-0184 (2 locations)
All you care to eat and drink in a tropical garden. (BLD $)

PLANET HOLLYWOOD
2155 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 924-7877
Family-oriented all-American menu - Hollywood memorabilia. (LD $)

PLAZA RESTAURANT
Plaza Hotel
3253 North Nimitz Highway
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Honolulu / Airport Area)
Tel. (808) 836-3636
American and seafood menu. (BLD $$)

PLUMERIA BEACH CAFE
Kahala Mandarin Oriental, Hawaii
5000 Kahala Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 739-8759
Casual open-air dining on Kahala Beach. Buffets and a la carte menu. (BLD $$)

ROUNDTABLE PIZZA AND SPORTS BAR
Ohana East Hotel
150 Kaiulani Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 944-1199
Considered one of the best sports bars on Oahu - with wall-to-wall screens. Pizzas are weighed down with toppings. (LD $)

RUBY TUESDAY
Mililani Town Center
95-1249 Meheula Parkway
Mililani, HI 96789
(Central Oahu)
Tel. (808) 623-4949
A food factory with heavy knickknack decor. Substantial menu includes pasta plates, chicken, ribs, fajitas, steaks, burgers, sandwiches, salads and various wraps. 2004 Ilima Award. (BLD $$)

SHACK KAILUA
1051 Keolu Drive
Kailua, HI 96734
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 261-1191
Among the best burgers on Oahu. (LD $)

SOUTH SHORE GRILL
3114 Monsarrat Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 734-0229
Cheap, quick food with a gourmet twist - hearty portioned plate lunches, heaping sandwiches. (LD $)

THE SUNSET ROOM AT THE TURTLE BAY RESORT
57-091 Kamehameha Highway
Kahuku, HI 96731
(North Shore Oahu)
Tel. (808) 293-8811
Famous for its Sunday Brunch - one of the finest on Oahu. (BL $$)

T.G.I. FRIDAY'S
2058 Kuhio Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 942-8443 (2 locations)
American menu and fun atmosphere. (BLD $)

TEDDY'S BIGGER BURGERS
Waikiki Grand Hotel
134 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 735-9411 (3 locations)
The menu is all about burgers - they start out big and get bigger. 2005 Ilima Award. (LD $)

TONY ROMA'S
1972 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 942-2121 (3 locations on Oahu)
A place for ribs. (LD $$)

TOP OF WAIKIKI
Waikiki Business Plaza Building
2270 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 923-3877
Hawaii's only revolving restaurant with spectacular views. Featuring American cuisine. (D $$)

TOWN
3435 Waialae Avenue, No. 103
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 735-5900
An unpretentious neighborhood American bistro serving down-to-earth dishes that have a simple, dreamy, fragrant quality. 2007 Hale Aina Award. (BLD $$)

TRELLISSES
Prince Kuhio Hotel
2500 Kuhio Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 921-5566
Prime rib and seafood buffets. Champagne brunch on Sundays. (BLD $$)

12TH AVENUE GRILL
1145C 12th Avenue
Kaimuki, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kaimuki Area)
Tel. (808) 732-9469
A simple neighborhood cafe-type place - serving retro-Americana food of the 50's and 60's. Kim chee steak is their signature dish and their baked macaroni and cheese is addictive. The desserts are moan-inducing. 2005 Ilima Award. (LD $)

WAIANAE BEACH CLUB
Waianae Army Recreation Center
85-010 Army Street
Waianae, HI 96792
(Leeward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 696-4778
Dine on the water - standard fare - live music. Open to the public. (BLD $$)

WAILANA COFFEE HOUSE
1860 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 955-1764
A beloved 24-hour restaurant offering the complete diner spread with local-style touches. 2002 & 2003 Ilima Award. (BLD $)

WAIOLI TEA ROOM
2950 Manoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(Honolulu / Manoa Area)
Tel. (808) 988-5800
Serving salads and sandwiches for many years in a beautiful tropical garden setting. (BL $)

ZIPPY'S
1765 South King
Honolulu, HI 96826
(Island of Oahu)
Tel. (808) 973-0880 (20+ Locations)
Hawaii's "Restaurant of Choice". When local people think of food, Zippy's comes to mind instantly. They sell over 110 tons of their original recipe Chili every month! 20+ locations - many open 24 hours. 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2006 Ilima Award. (BLD $)

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