Top ChoiceBakery in Haleʻiwa

Waialua Bakery & Juice Bar

This place is a real favorite. Many of the ingredients, such as bananas, papayas, mangoes, avocados, passion fruit, oranges, kale and mint, are grown at the owners’ farm in Waialua. Cookies, treats, and breads...

Top ChoiceHawaiian in Haleʻiwa

Uncle Bo's Bar & Grill

This outpost of Uncle Bo's roaringly successful operation on Kapahulu Ave in Honolulu is earning its own loyal supporters with a great range of pupu, soups and salads, meat and fish mains, and desserts. Kalua-pig...

Top ChoiceHealth Food in Haleʻiwa

Beet Box Cafe

At the back of the town’s karmically cool health-food store hides a popular vegetarian-friendly deli. Breakfast is served all day, lunch is hot plates, sandwiches or salads, and there's a great selection of...

Crêpes in Haleʻiwa

Delice Crepes Haleiwa

Delice Crepes Haleiwa

Nestled amid the sea of food trucks on the main street in Haleʻiwa, this cute little crepe shop operates out of a vintage Volkswagen selling both savory and sweet concoctions. With gluten-free, vegetarian and...

American in Haleʻiwa

Farm to Barn Cafe & Juicery

Amid a wide-open field of sunflowers, this unique venue’s cheery, bright-red facade appears just like a farm from grandma's era – homey, welcoming and a bit old-fashioned. The farm stand is the North Shore’s...

Sweets in Haleʻiwa

Matsumoto's Shave Ice

Matsumoto's Shave Ice

Oʻahu’s classic circle-island drive just isn’t complete without stopping for shave ice at this legendary store, which has undergone a big overhaul. Some families drive from Honolulu to the North Shore with one...

Food Truck in Haleʻiwa

Haleʻiwa Food Trucks

Haleʻiwa Food Trucks

Haleʻiwa boasts an incredible number of food trucks offering up everything from shrimp to Cajun to hot dogs. If you're in a rental car, drive through town with your eyes open and see what's where. Remember, these...

Seafood in Haleʻiwa

Haleiwa Joe's Seafood Grill

With a superb location overlooking Hale‘iwa Small Boat Harbor, and with postcard sunsets, Joe’s is the place for romantic dinners. The inventive pupu include black-and-blue ahi, a local favorite: blackened ahi is...

Hawaiian in Haleʻiwa

Kono's Northshore

If you like pork, this is as good as it gets – legendary kalua (pit-oven) pork cooked daily for over 12 hours. The triple crown sandwich ($15) features three kinds of pork, but the Hawaiian bowl ($10.75) with...

Cafe in Haleʻiwa

Sprout Sandwich Shop

Sprout Sandwich Shop

A local favorite, this laid-back, unassuming sandwich shop serves freshly prepared sandwiches, each with unique and light-hearted island-inspired names like The Duke, made with turkey, bacon and more, or The Big...

Burgers in Haleʻiwa

Kua ʻAina

There's no sure way of knowing that these are, as touted, the best hamburgers on the island, but they’re definitely tasty and juicy, and they come with a variety of toppings. Give the pineapple burger, the...

Hawaiian in Haleʻiwa

Haleiwa Beach House

Over the bridge and across from the start of the beach, Haleiwa Beach House offers beautiful views from inside and outside dining areas. The menu is surf 'n' turf, with the quick-seared ahi ($33) and the paniolo...

Mexican in Haleʻiwa

Killer Tacos

These guys offer not only killer tacos but killer burritos. Try the longboard burrito ($9.50) with coconut rice and chicken, beef or kalua pig, plus all the other burrito goodies inside. Great value, tasty and...

Seafood in Haleʻiwa

Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

Giovanni's can fairly claim to be the original shrimp truck, as it began plying area beaches with its sautéed garlic shrimp plates in 1993. It set up at a permanent spot in Haleʻiwa in 1997. There are three...

Sandwiches in Haleʻiwa

Storto's Deli & Sandwich Shoppe

The made-to-order submarine sandwiches here are delicious, using a secret recipe for the fresh-baked bread. Sandwiches are named after North Shore surf breaks, so you'll need to decide if you want a Laniakea, a...

Cafe in Haleʻiwa

Coffee Gallery

Coffee-lovers rejoice over the house-roast beans and brews here at the back of the North Shore Marketplace. Be sure to poke your nose in for some marvelous odors: besides the hand-roasted coffee from all over,...

Market in Haleʻiwa

Haleʻiwa Farmers’ Market

So much more than produce; here stacks of vendors sell artisan crafts, souvenirs and organic, seasonal edibles. At the time of writing the market was being held at Waimea Valley gardens, but the intention is to...

Mexican in Haleʻiwa

Surf N Salsa

Food-truck Mexican in Haleʻiwa that gets a big thumbs-up from locals. It's good for dinner as it stays open later than most other food trucks, has parking and offers seating under umbrellas. The surf-and-turf...

Thai in Haleʻiwa

Rajanee Thai Haleiwa

Excellent Thai options here at the northern end of the main street range from soups, noodles and curries to fried rice. It serves good-size dishes and there's a takeout window. Rajanee Thai has a branch in Mililani.

Japanese in Haleʻiwa

Banzai Sushi Bar

It’s all about the food and the atmosphere at Banzai Sushi Bar. It has an appealing mantra: keep it real, keep it raw. Happy hour runs 4pm to 5pm Monday to Thursday, or give Sake Sundays a go, when sake-tinis are...