Restaurants

Thai in Wahiawa

Rajanee Thai Cuisine Mililani

This popular Thai hole-in-the-wall place has a takeout counter tucked into the backside of Mililani Shopping Center. It's hard to find and there's not much seating, but it's good, winning an award as Central Oʻahu's…
Thai in Pupukea

Elephant Truck

Locals swear that this is not only the best Thai on the North Shore, but the best on Oʻahu. It uses only locally grown produce and actually grows Thai basil, holy basil, mint, Thai chilis and lemongrass around the f…
Thai in Haleʻiwa

Opal Thai

What does a food truck want to be when it grows up? A great cafe, with reasonable prices and tasty Thai. Opel the food-truck owner (spelt correctly!) realized his dreams to open Opal Thai restaurant in Haleʻiwa and …
Thai in Waikiki

Siam Square

In a town full of pan-Asian restaurants, this one brings you food from the furthest corner. You want your Thai meal spicy? You won’t have to work too hard to convince your waitress that you can handle the heat when …
Burmese in Honolulu

Dagon

The city's top Burmese restaurant may be in a small space on King St, but has been lovingly fitted out for an authentic atmosphere and has friendly service. The various pork dishes, pineapple curry chicken and tea-l…
Vietnamese in Honolulu

Aloha Vietnamese Food

This is no-frills family-run Vietnamese at its best. A locals favorite, don't be fazed by lines out the door or the lack of decor. The menu is extensive, the service is friendly and the food is superb. Try the brisk…
Vietnamese in Kapolei Area

Pho & Co

Don't miss the pho (beef noodle soup) at this strip-mall storefront also serving spring rolls, rice plates, crunchy sandwiches and bubble tea.
Vietnamese in Honolulu

Pho To-Chau

Always packed, this Vietnamese institution holds fast to its hard-earned reputation for serving Honolulu’s best pho (Vietnamese noodle soup). With beef, broth and vegetables, the dish is a complete meal in itself. S…
Thai in Honolulu

Bangkok Chef

It feels strangely like you’re eating out in someone’s garage, but who cares when the Thai curries, noodle dishes and savory salads taste exactly like those from a Bangkok street cart? Sit in or take out. These guys…
Filipino in Honolulu

Mabuhay Cafe & Restaurant

The tablecloths, well-worn counter stools and jukebox should clue you in that this is a mom-and-pop joint. They’ve been cooking pots of succulent, garlic-laden pork adobo (meat marinated in vinegar and garlic) and k…