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A Local’s Ultimate Oahu Foodie Guide

Oahu and Hawaii have become words synonymous with delicious foods sure to ignite your palate’s wandertastelust (I made up a word); foods like poke, shave ice, malasada and ube are sweeping the islands off their slipper-wearing feet. By the way, in Hawaii we drop the “d” in “shaved ice”. Hawaii’s location in the Pacific draws influences from all over the world, primarily Asia and Polynesia, giving food creations a unique fusion flare.

I am a local girl and have lived on the island of Oahu for 12 years and spend a great deal of time tasting what’s new, what’s hot, and what’s been around for 50+ years, and I am happy to report back that Oahu’s foodie scene is alive and well and taking over a neighborhood near you. With the local farm-to-table movement sweeping the nation and self-proclaimed foodies Yelping and Instagramming everything, Oahu is finally starting to catch on and care about things like sourcing locally and using fresh, organic and natural ingredients.

In this post I bring to you my favorite places to eat on Oahu as a local including happy hours, sweet treats, hidden gems, where to find the best acai bowls and poke, and the newest, hottest cafes & bars, along with insider tips. Speakeasies on Oahu? We’ve got it! 12-hour roasted kalua pork? We’re on it. Ice cream sandwiches with ube ice cream? Yep, all over that. (If you don’t know what ube is, you will after this post and you’ll be headed straight for the nearest café that serves it to try some of your own naturally-colored bright purple goodness.)

I present to you The Ultimate Foodie Guide to Oahu, complete with mouth-watering food photography taken by yours truly. All photography is my own, shot with a Nikon D3300. I’ll be updating this post frequently to include new restaurants and remove any that may go out of business to maintain fresh content for you to reference! Please share this post if you like it!

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All eateries are categorized and listed in alphabetical order within each category.
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CATEGORIES:

1) Bakeries, Cafes, Juices, Acai Bowls, Shave Ice, and Ice Cream
2) Breakfast
3) Farm-To-Table Lunch & Dinner
4) American Fusion
5) Asian
6) African/Middle Eastern/Indian/Mexican/Ethnic
7) Italian
8) Poke
9) Bars & Speakeasies
10) Vegan & Vegetarian

Are you ready? Let’s dive in to the best Oahu eateries!

BAKERIES, CAFES, JUICES, ACAI BOWLS, SHAVE ICE, & ICE CREAM

9 Bar HNL – SALT at Our Kaka’ako
This is our favorite Sunday morning local spot to grab a unique coffee drink (they have nitro on tap, along with many other inventive beverages). Our favorite is their breakfast burrito; get it with sausage, which they home-make into delicious and savory patties and pack full of goodies, such as souffle eggs, avocado, sour cream, black beans, and a home made spicy salsa. Service is always friendly and the space is hip and comfortable. What’s up with the name? 9 bar is the unit of pressure to pull an espresso shot.

By the way, Kaka’ako is the newly gentrified “hot spot” for eateries, cafes and street art on Oahu. You can learn more about Kaka’ako, POW WOW!, wall art murals and all the best food in the area in my Kaka’ako – Oahu’s Vibrant Arts & Foodie Neighborhood blog post.

Ars Café – Monsarrat Ave.
If a European café and a small art gallery had a baby, Ars Café would be it. In my opinion, they have THE best avocado toast on the entire island. Yes, that’s a big statement. 🙂 Also be sure to try the kalua pork eggs Benedict with poi on top!
Ars Cafe Poi Kalua Pork Eggs Benedict

 

Bee & Tea – Kailua (boba tea, smoothies & acai bowls)
Bee & Tea, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii

Blue Tree Café – Kapiolani

BRUG Hokkaido Bakery – Ala Moana Shopping Center, Kahala & Manoa Marketplace locations; Japanese pastries.
BRUG Hokkaido Bakery, Ala Moana, Oahu, Hawaii

Chad Lou Café – Kailua

This is where you can find the vibrant purple ube ice cream sandwiches. And yes, it’s naturally that purple!

They also do a ham & cheese croissant quite well.

Ham & cheese croissant, Chadlou's Kailua Oahu Hawaii

Coffee Gallery – Haleiwa

READ RELATED: Things To Do On Oahu’s North Shore From A Local’s Perspective

Da Cove Health Bar & Cafe – Monsarrat
In my opinion, they serve the best acai bowl on the island (get it with pitaya, pai’ai or bee pollen). CASH ONLY.

HI Blend Health Bar & Café – Keeaumoku
HI Blend Health Cafe Acai Bowl, Oahu Hawaii

Honolulu Coffee Company – Next to the Moana Surfrider Hotel in Waikiki
Chai from Honolulu Coffee Company, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii

Honolulu Cookie Company – multiple locations
The famous pineapple-shaped shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate.

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Island Brew – Hawaii Kai
Beautiful views of Koko Marina on the water

Island Vintage Shave Ice – kiosk at Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki
They use real fruits for their natural syrups.

Kona Coffee Purveyors – International Marketplace, Waikiki
This is where you can find the ever-delicious Kouign-amann, a flaky buttery pastry filled with various sweet and savory fillings. Also, they use Valrhona chocolate for their mochas! Their staff is always really friendly, and, admittedly, many of them now know me by name because I visit so frequently. 🙂 Having this place close to where I work is dangerous!

Kula & Ko Confectionery – Second floor of the International Marketplace, Waikiki
This adorable confectionery makes all-natural pineapple cake bars using shortbread & real Dole Hawaiian pineapples. They caramelize their pineapples for five hours, and each box contains one whole Hawaiian pineapple! They come in a sturdy box, easy for shipping or packing, and they make perfect gifts to bring back home for friends and family!
Fun Fact: Did you know that a pineapple is 87% water?

Leonard’s Bakery – Kapahulu
What is a malasada? It’s a Portuguese donut, often injected with sweet fillings and coated in sugar, served warm. Open since 1952, this long-time local favorite was started by Leonard, the grandson of a couple who arrived on a British sailing ship to Maui from Portugal on a contract to work in the sugar cane fields.
*INSIDER TIP* – sometimes there is a Leonard’s food truck stationed at Koko Marina shopping center on the way to Hanauma Bay.

 

Moana Surfrider Hotel – high tea at The Veranda at the Beach House – Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki

MoDo Hawaii – Mitsuwa Marketplace inside the International Marketplace (go all the way to the back of the store and you will see the sign.)
Mochi donuts with locally-inspired frosting flavors such as lilikoi, earl grey, matcha and black sesame. Oh, and they’re stackable. 😉

Nana’s Green Tea – inside Waikiki Yokocho (underground at the Waikiki Shopping Plaza)
They use high-quality matcha powder imported from Japan. This is also where you can get matcha soft serve ice cream! They also have locations in Kyoto!

Olive & Oliver – inside the Surf Jack Hotel on Lewers, Waikiki

Sunrise Shack – North Shore & Waikiki locations (inside the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach Hotel)
Finally, a place that’s bringing the chill, laid-back vibes of the North Shore to chaotic Waikiki. This is where you can try the blue algae bowl, naturally blue in color! Everything in this vibrantly orange and positive shop is local, organic, all-natural and compostable! Paper straws? Yes please! No lid, no problem!

The CurbKaimuki
We’re always stoked to find new cafes open up in our little Kaimuki neighborhood! Located just a five-minute drive outside of Waikiki off of Waialae Avenue, The Curb will satiate that coffee craving! It’s located in a small space, but it’s a cute spot nonetheless. If you like mochas, order the Dandelion Mocha. Don’t worry, there’s no dandelion seeds or flowers inside; it’s the name of a brand of chocolate that they melt in house and add to the mocha.

Uncle Clay’s House of Pure Aloha – multiple locations
THE best shave ice on the island! They use all natural ingredients and real fruits and organic local cane sugar for their home-made syrups. Also, note the compostable bowls, not styrofoam. Ten points! 🙂
Shave ice at Uncle Clay's House of Pure Aloha, Oahu, Hawaii

Waialua Bakery – Haleiwa, North Shore
Waialua Bakery, Haleiwa North Shore Oahu, Hawaii
*INSIDER TIP* – they accept cash only. Order a few cookies for takeaway and enjoy it on the beach. They taste great after a dip in the salty ocean.

Wing Ice Cream Parlor – China Town
This is a small-batch hole-in-the-wall ice cream joint where the owner and his partner come up with all the flavors. They make home made ice cream right there in the shop, and flavors include: Matcha Oreo, black sesame, blueberry lavender, and yes, even garlic! Flavors rotate every few weeks, and there’s even a white board where you can write your vote for the next flavor to be created!

Wing Ice Cream, Honolulu, HawaiiI recommend ordering the flight sampler, which comes with 3 keiki (kid) scoops so that you can try several! They do not provide samples here. Our favorite is the vegan dairy-free Mayan Xocolate made with coconut milk.

BREAKFAST

Bogart’s Cafe – Monsarrat

Goofy Cafe & Dine – Ala Moana Boulevard, Waikiki

Heavenly – Seaside Avenue, Waikik

Koko Head Café – Kaimuki

Kono’s – Haleiwa, Kailua, & Kapahulu locations
They roast their pork for 12 hours!

Kono's North Shore burrito, Haleiwa, Oahu Hawaii

The Chun’s – bacon, kalua pork, scrambled eggs, cheese and potatoes. YUM!

Nalu Health Bar – Kailua
Nalu Health Bar, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii

Over Easy – Kailua

FARM-TO-TABLE LUNCH & DINNER

These restaurants source ingredients locally and partner with farmers to provide organic foods, following sustainable practices and the concept of local first and organic whenever possible.

Bills Sydney – Beach Walk Avenue, Waikiki
Run by an Aussie chef, this adorable spacious yet cozy-feeling space serves up healthy, farm-to-table food.
*INSIDER TIP* – order the Cantaloupe Cooler, made with coconut water. It’s refreshing on a hot evening and comes with a paper straw!

Farm to Barn Cafe & Juicery – Haleiwa, North Shore
Farm to Barn HaleiwaThe name says it all; an adorable little red barn in the middle of a wide open grassy field serving delicious acai bowls and breakfast burritos. Fancy a picnic? They’ve got you covered with blankets that you can spread out on the lawn whilst viewing the backdrop of those beautiful North Shore mountains. There’s plenty of outdoor seating on benches or communal tables; every time we come here we end up chatting with people and making new friends. 🙂

Mud Hen Water – Waialae Avenue, Kaimuki
Though pricey, this farm-to-table restaurant serves up a local Hawaiian twist with dishes such as ‘ulu (breadfruit) and beet poke. Their cocktails are especially delicious!

MW Restaurant – Kapiolani
At first glance of the menu, I wasn’t super inspired because the dishes were not necessarily unique; however, we ordered the five-course menu for $90 and everything was delightful! The sauces are excellent, and the service is great. The Chef even came out to greet us!

American Fusion

BLT Steakhouse – Waikiki
If you’re looking for a great place to celebrate a special occasion or splurge on a nice dinner out, BLT Steakhouse will not disappoint. This is also a great place to enjoy a craft cocktail and watch the Friday night fireworks from Waikiki. They offer a prix fixe menu, otherwise everything is ordered a la carte, including sides, which are filling enough to be meals! My favorite was the BBQ corn and truffled mashed potatoes. Their burrata with honeycomb and balsamic appetizer was to die for!

Brick Fire Tavern Pizza – Chinatown

Earl Sandwich – Kaimuki & Kaka’ako locations
The best sandwiches on the island and the most friendly laid-back staff! The Italian is our favorite and will keep you full for half a day!

Livestock Tavern – Chinatown
*INSIDER TIP* – this restaurant is very loud, so it may not be the best place to get together with a large party if you want to hear everyone.

Moku Kitchen – Salt at Our Kaka’ako
Great cocktails and a good place to meet up with friends at pau hana (after work).

Stage – Kapiolani (second floor of Inspiration Furniture store)
Albeit pricey, this classy restaurant is great for celebrations or a nice date night out. Everything is decorated using fixtures from Inspiration, the furniture store it shares a space with.

The Surfing Pig – Waialae Avenue, Kaimuki

Be sure to try their signature cocktail; bacon-infused bourbon smoked in its own chamber. You’re going to love it every time somebody orders this drink, because for a brief five minutes, the entire restaurant smells like a campfire. Get your camera ready because that smoke dissipates quickly!

The Lanai at Ala Moana Center – If a food court had a cool, classy older sister of whom everybody was jealous, this would be it.
Here you can find several casual grab-and-go food options, made to order, including Japanese, Mediterranean, Boba tea, and sandwiches

Fellow Oahu local foodie Rowena from @ragrinds loves the king salmon at Tommy Bahama Restaurant. (By the way, if you don’t already follow her, you should check her out! She has some seriously amazing food photos and knows all the new hot spots!)

Top of Waikiki – Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki
Don’t have a drone, but want to get those birds eye views of Waikiki? Check out the only revolving restaurant on Oahu! Usually for a place with views this good, the food suffers. This is not the case, however, for Top of Waikiki, which serves up delicious local ingredients in a fine dining atmosphere, all while watching the world spin around you….literally. Within one hour, the restaurant makes a 360-degree turn to see the city of Waikiki and stunning ocean views from up high.
*INSIDER TIP* – make your reservation for Friday and watch the fireworks at 7:45 PM every Friday from the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel. Can’t beat the best view in Waikiki! (Also great for sunset; times vary by season)

Whole Foods – Kaka’ako
This is one of the largest Whole Foods in the U.S. and just opened in 2018. The hot bar is extensive and usually has several types of ethnic foods including Texas BBQ, Asian and Indian.
*INSIDER TIP* – This location has a nice seating area at the bar with lots of televisions showing sports games, as well as outdoor lounge seating, so it’s a great place to hang out with friends. Just grab your food for takeaway and eat it at the bar, order a drink and stay as long as you’d like!

ASIAN

Alan Wong’s – South King Street, Honolulu
This is one of my top favorite restaurants on the island, but because of the very high prices, we reserve it only for special occasions. Be sure to try their tomato with cucumber and lilikoi sauce as well as their ginger crusted Opakapaka (Hawaiian pink snapper). Save room for their famous haupia sorbet in a chocolate coconut shell.

*INSIDER TIP* – be sure to make a reservation at least a week in advance if possible, as they are always pretty booked out.

Banzai Sushi – Haleiwa, North Shore
*INSIDER TIP* – for a more affordable meal, go for happy hour between 4 – 5 PM Monday – Thursday for great deals on sake and sushi rolls! Seating is available on the floor with a cushion and low tables, or at a normal seated table with chairs.

Izakaya Nonbei – Kapahulu Avenue
*INSIDER TIP* – Go for happy hour from 5 – 6 PM or 9 – 10 PM Sunday – Thursday. The menu is limited but a bit cheaper and not as crowded.

Izakaya Torae Torae – McCully Avenue
This delicious izakaya plays punk rock music and serves sushi and authentic Japanese food. Tucked away on McCully Avenue, it doesn’t look like much on the outside until you step inside. Do expect long wait times during busy periods as the kitchen is quite small. I promise, it’ll be worth the wait.

Lucky Belly – Chinatown

Marukame Udon – Kuhio Avenue, Waikiki
*INSIDER TIP* – Go early (prior to 10 AM), otherwise be prepared to wait in line for up to one hour. They are open from 7 AM – 10 PM every day.

Odoriko – Kapiolani Blvd. right underneath the 24-Hour Fitness
Our gym is right across the street, so we love coming here for happy hour, where we usually order a sushi set, 3 rolls, a drink, and another appetizer and get away with spending under $60 for the two of us.

The ahi tuna tartare with avocado is delicious, as is their specialty drink with spritzer water, shochu and a melona bar (honeydew melon popsicle)

Pig & The Lady – Chinatown (Vietnamese)

Roy’s – several locations

Shirokiya Japan Village Walk – inside the Ala Moana Shopping Center
As soon as you enter this establishment, it feels as though you are walking through an Asian marketplace. There are several different food stalls serving anything from gyoza to Thai food. The hardest part is selecting the best ramen bowl!
Shirokiya Japan Walk Ramen, Oahu, Hawaii

Tim Ho Wan – Waikiki
Dim Sum, second floor of the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Waikiki

Tonkatsu Tamafuji – Kapahulu Avenue
Whenever you see a line of locals out the door every night of the week, it’s a good sign! Tonkatsu is a Japanese style of cooking, where they bread meat using 5-day old aged breadcrumbs. The result is a cutlet that is light and fluffy and crunches when you bite into it. It almost reminded me of Schnitzel. You choose your miso soup type (red or white) and your rice type. They then bring out a stone grinder with sesame seeds and you make your own sesame sauce!

The chicken cutlet with melted cheese on top was outstanding. The pork is their #1 seller.

INSIDER TIP: hand-write your name on the list with your cell number and they will call you when your table is ready, just be sure to stick around close by. Wait time is between 30 – 70 minutes, but if you put your name down as soon as they open, you’ll be one of the first people in the restaurant as long as you’re physically there when they call you.

Wagaya Ramen – South King Street, Honolulu
Wagaya Ramen
When we traveled to Japan, we ate ramen literally twice a day, every day for two weeks. Wagaya made us re-live our authentic Japanese ramen experiences all over again. Order the black garlic ramen, you won’t be disappointed! This is my favorite ramen on the island.

If you’re planning a trip to Japan, be sure to check out my blog posts on Kyoto, Tokyo, 61 Things to Know Before Traveling to Japan, as well as 35 Must-Try Foods When Visiting Japan!

Waikiki Yokocho – underground at the Waikiki Shopping Plaza in Waikiki on Seaside Avenue
Step into a mini Japan with small restaurants selling everything from ramen to udon to green tea and spam musubi.

AFRICAN / MIDDLE EASTERN / INDIAN / MEXICAN / HAWAIIAN / THAI / ETHNIC 

Da Spot – South King Street & Ala Moana Locations (Moroccan/Mediterranean)
A casual cafeteria-style joint where you tell the staff what you want and they plate it for you from a fresh hot bar.

Café Maharani – South King Street (Indian)

Dagon– South King Street (Burmese)
Parking is difficult as there are only a few stalls in back, plus street parking. Reservations are highly recommended, as the restaurant is small and they are constantly turning people away, especially on Friday and the weekends. You can order takeaway, but it does take quite a while. The coconut milk dessert with sweet potatoes and blueberries was very refreshing after delicious pan tay noodles and coconut curry with mahi mahi.

Encore Saloon – Chinatown (Mexican)
This is our favorite place to gather friends for Taco Tuesday. They have $2 tacos and some beers on sale. It’s a great deal and you can easily rack up a $40 bill with tacos alone! Their mezcal cocktails are also a hit.

Ethiopian Love – Chinatown
The first time I tried Ethiopian food was in Los Angeles and I loved it! There’s something about being able to eat food with my fingers that gives me a great sense of connection with what I’m eating. The rolls are similar to a sourdough crepe, and is the vehicle for scooping up all this goodness! Everything is served up on an enormous plate, family style. (You’d better be quick, otherwise it will be gone!)
Ethiopian Love Chinatown Oahu, Hawaii
*INSIDER TIP* – go on a Sunday when Chinatown is a ghost town and parking is free and easily accessible.

Helena’s Hawaiian Food – North King Street
Open since 1946, this long-running establishment serves authentic Hawaiian food.

Thai Issan – Market City on Kapiolani Blvd. (next to the Foodland in the shopping center).
Don’t let the grungy look of the outside turn you off. Inside this place is clean and lovely with a casual atmosphere. Go early if you want to dine in. Half of their business is takeaway. If you can, bring your own reusable container if you’re ordering takeaway because they use styrofoam and plastic bags. Help to reduce plastic and save the environment!

Thai Issan Tom Ka Soup

*The drunken noodles are their most popular dish, and it was our favorite! Their Tom Ka soup and curries are also outstanding.*

ITALIAN

Mediterraneo – South King Street
When you enter, it feels as though you are stepping into the home of a local Italian. And the chef is indeed from Italy!

Vino – Ala Moana Boulevard
*INSIDER TIP* – I almost don’t want to divulge this little-known secret because we want to keep it to ourselves, but because I like you, here goes: From 5:30 – 6:30 PM, their happy hour is half off the ENTIRE menu!!! You can’t find a better happy hour deal than that on Oahu! However, they only accept the first ten people in line, so if you snooze, you lose! Arrive early (no later than 5:10 PM) because people start to queue up in line. You must sit at the bar. We ordered four dishes, a wine and a dessert, all for $50!

POKE

Foodland – multiple locations
If you’re looking for a quick fix, there are Foodlands and Foodland Farms located all over the island. Great for a snack at the beach!
Foodland Farms Poke, Oahu, Hawaii

Fresh Catch – Waialae Avenue

Nico’s – Pier 35 & Kailua locations

Poke Bar – Lewers Street, Waikiki
Poke Bowl, Oahu, Hawaii - Waikiki

BARS

Bar Leather Apron – Chinatown

Gaslamp Hawaii – Kailua (Speakeasy)

The HI BRAU Room – Queen Street (Speakeasy)

VEGAN & VEGETARIAN

Down To Earth – multiple locations
Though a bit tofu-heavy, the hot bar and salad bar is excellent – always fresh and always delicious. Their vegan brownies are also amazing, and you can buy Bhakti Chai and Rebbl drinks here (our favorites)!

Juicy Brew – Kaimuki

Leahi Health – multiple locations

Peace Café – King Street

Sprout Sandwich Shop – Koko Head Avenue, Kaimuki

Tane Vegan Izakaya – Beretania Street
I’ll be honest, when my friend told me about a new vegan sushi restaurant in town (the sister restaurant of a successful one in San Francisco), I scoffed at it. I love vegan food, but vegan sushi just sounded blasphemous. All I can say is, don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. I was blown away; the flavors and textures were outstanding, and the prices were fairly reasonable. Try the Point Reyes if you like spicy food. The only roll I would avoid is the Philadelphia roll with smoked tofu and vegan cream cheese. That one tasted strange, but everything else was phenomenal. The decor is chic and Izakaya-esque, which was a surprise based on the outdoor appearance. We spent $50 + tip for 3 rolls, 1 appetizer, and 1 beer between the two of us.

The Beet Box Café – Haleiwa & Kailua locations
This is one of our favorite vegetarian places to eat on the island! Two of their most delicious dishes are the three birds sandwich with “fakein bacon” and the beet burger!

The Loving Hut – King Street

Vegan Hills – Kaimuki

Are you hungry yet? I’m starving just writing this post! Have you visited Oahu and tried any of these places? Are you a local and have a favorite that I missed on this list? Let me know in the comments below! I’m always excited to try new places!

What It Dough – Monsarrat Avenue, Kaimuki
Hawaii’s first plant-based vegan pizza food truck! Pizzas range from $15 – $20 for a large, which you can easily eat all by yourself and not even feel bad because you basically just ate plants. 😉 The crust is crispy and thin, and the toppings are delicious! This is my favorite pizza joint on Oahu, and if you’re not vegan, don’t worry, you wouldn’t even notice the chorizo is made from soy, it’s that tasty! Be sure to check their hours, as they are only open three days a week.

Hours: Friday – Sunday 4:00 – 8:30 PM

Located right next to Banan, another awesome ice cream food truck specializing in desserts made with bananas!

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11 Comments

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    Moani Hood
    July 15, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    It’s going to be so hard to choose where to go from this post! For sure I want to check out Beet Box Cafe, Fresh Catch, Leahi Health, ChadLou’s, and Leonards, just to name a few! I will also be on the hunt for the best shave ice too. This post is SOOOO helpful. I feel like I’m planning my O’ahu trip only around food. Lol. Your food photos are so beautiful also. Everything look so appetizing!

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      culturalfoodies
      July 15, 2018 at 6:25 pm

      Mahalo, Moani!! This was probably the most fun blog post to put together! It’s been about four months in the making, and still there’s so much more to discover!

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    Alexander Romanov
    July 15, 2018 at 8:56 pm

    The ARS cafe has the best and most photogenic avocado toast I’ve ever seen anywhere in the world. Plus it’s a great spot to go if you want to find out about the local art and music events; all of the cool and noteworthy events drop a flier here.

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    Sharon Tobin
    June 1, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    Hi Lisa – Read your post in FB Women Who Travel, and since I’m moving to Oahu for work, I had to check this out – everything looks positively FABULOUS! The only question I have is, can you tell me anything about gluten-free choices or recommendations?

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      culturalfoodies
      June 2, 2019 at 8:17 am

      Hi Sharon! Congratulations on your move to Oahu! Many eateries here are quite aware of GF so they will have at least some options, especially at the vegan and vegetarian restaurants. Unfortunately I don’t know off hand of any 100% gluten-free restaurants. For grocery stores, Whole Foods is great and Down To Earth is our local organic vegan supermarket. 🙂

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    June 2, 2019 at 9:01 am

    Thanks for your response….glad to hear there are options, and I love Whole Foods!

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