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Hula Grill - Waikiki
2335 Kalakaua Ave. STE 203
Honolulu, HI 96815
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Hawaii Regional Cuisine
$31 to $50
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Hula Grill - Waikiki Details
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:45pm - 10:00pm
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am
Breakfast/Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 6:30am - 2:00pm
Plantation Cafe: Monday - Sunday until 11:00pm
Happy Hour: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Happy Hour: Saturday & Sunday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Hawaii Regional Cuisine, Seafood, Steak
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Private Party Facilities:
Hula Grill Waikiki offers the perfect venue for private parties, special events, or
company luncheons. With its prime oceanfront location on the second floor of
the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach Hotel, Hula Grill Waikiki offers picturesque
ocean and sunset views, and Hawaii Regional Seafood.For private parties, company luncheons, or group events, Hula Grill provides set menus as well as bountiful
buffets served in either its Plantation Bar or in the main dining room. Reservations can be made to reserve
the entire restaurant or Plantation Bar for any event.
Come experience Hula Grill… and experience Hawaii.
Private Party Contact:
Hau'oli Keawe-Aiko (808) 923-4852
We offer live Hawaiian Music nightly from 7-9 p.m. in our Plantation Cafe. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday we host hula dancers to entertain locals and visitors who join us for a taste of old Hawaii.
Special Events & Promotions:
Come join us for our ala carte Sunday brunch. Oceanfront dining and half price mimosas! Every Sunday from 6:30-2:00 pm. Happy hour from 2-6pm in the Plantation Cafe.
We offer two options for parking.
We have validated valet parking at the Outrigger Waikiki Hotel off Kalakaua. It is $5.00/ 3 hours.
We also offer parking one block over at the Outrigger East for $4.00/ 3 hours. FREE 3 hour parking at Outrigger East on Saturdays and Sundays.
A word from Hula Grill - Waikiki
It's a beach where you can still hear the quick rapping of distant Hawaiian drums. Where catamarans crisscross the bay and vacationers take surf lessons. And it is where you'll find the charming plantation style restaurant that is the Hula Grill Waikiki. Located at the water's edge and in the
spectacular Outrigger Waikiki Hotel on Waikiki Beach, we are hau'oli (Hawaiian for happy) to offer you a perfect vantage point to watch the morning light play on Diamond Head or take in a fiery sunset.
Every day is filled with the relaxing sight and sounds of swaying palm trees and balmy breezes. When the fast pace of Waikiki raises your pulse, we invite you to enjoy some serenity here.
Whether you would like to start your day with pineapple pancakes for breakfast or begin your evening with a dinner of delicious Hawaii regional seafood and prime steaks, including fresh fish and locally grown produce. You'll find we lovingly prepare our dishes to reflect the flavors of the islands.
Awards voted by OpenTable diners
Diners' Choice Winner
Diners' Choice Winner
Diners' Choice Winner
I took my girlfriend to Hula Grill
for her 30th birthday and we were not disappointed. The food was very good and tasty. My girlfriend cannot eat seafood but Hula Grill has a few non-seafood choices which was great and not so common around Waikiki. Service was great. I had mentioned on the booking that we were coming for a birthday celebration. Without telling this to any of the staff my girlfriend got a complimentary birthday cake! Last but not least we were sitting on the balcony with a direct view over the ocean :) Reservations are highly recommended if you want to sit on the balcony without too much wait. Special note to the crème caramel: best presentation I have seen for a crème caramel ;)"
Dined on 2/23/2014
Front receptionist Lisa needs to
learn about how to treat a customer. Very poor attitude and unfriendly. Talked to manager Christy Cook and she offered to pay for our meal and drinks which I declined. Server was very good but the food just average. Christy did her best to keep me happy but not sure if we will be back... We have been eating out nightly for 6 weeks and have found a lots of places with great reception and awesome food and service... If I owned this restaurant I would recommend management and front reception go on a field trip to see how the other restaurants treat customers and see how they do it and want the business. They will be surprised:)"
Dined on 2/27/2014
We have been to Hula Grill
numerous times. Our favorite is the Chef`s Tasting Menu for a couple of reasons; we dine a little earlier and get to enjoy the fabulous sunset and the value for exceptional quality is really hard to beat. We both had the steak last time and it was done perfectly. The bread pudding dessert changes nightly and finishes off the meal perfectly. This place is a real gem situated on the best beach in the world!"
Dined on 2/24/2014
Brought my daughter here while she
was visiting me in Honolulu. The food was great, service great, and the views were beautiful. Food was fresh. We loved the Hula pie for dessert, ice cream, fudge, macadamia nuts, whipped cream...yum!"
Dined on 10/9/2013
We enjoyed our meal and also the
table overlooking the band below at Duke's! We Always book Sunday reservations when here in Waikiki! Worth it for sure!"
Dined on 2/9/2014
We chose the restaurant based on
ratings for Honolulu Waikiki by Tripadvisor. We ordered a couple of salads and 2 glasses of wine. The spinach salad had 1/2 inch pieces of unfried bacon versus crumbled bacon, the tomato salad had only 1 1/2 slices of soggy tomatoes on it. The restaurant Manager apologized, she did not charge us for anything, we went to eat at Roy's Waikiki afterwards, which was ok."
Dined on 2/5/2014
We loved being in Waikiki and
seeing the ocean as we ate, but the food was disappointing. We ordered lobster potstickers for an appetizer, and for $10 it only came with three. Then I ordered a Coconut Seafood Soup for my entree. It had one mini lobster tail, one shrimp, and a bunch of white fish. There were zero vegetables, a bit of rice, and some broth. No bueno. My wife's fish was just ok."
Dined on 2/7/2014
Amazing views of Waikiki Beach.
Lunch seems to be lees crowded than dinner as everyone goes to Duke's downstairs. The views of the beach are much better upstairs and you can normally take your time to enjoy your lunch and drinks while taking in all of Waikiki Beach!"
Dined on 2/2/2014
We decided that The Hula Grill
would be our first meal on arrival in Honolulu and boy did we make a great choice! Duke's, which is situated on the floor below The Hula Grill tends to get most of the praise out of these two restaurants but I think on location this gets top marks. Thanks to OpenTable we secured one of the best tables in the house, on the rail overlooking Waikiki Beach. We settled down to view the menu with our first Mai-Tai's of the trip(excellent). With such a view of the ocean you just have to have some fish dishes and all were well presented and delicious. Great introduction and service from our waiter. A terrific starting point for our Hawaiian holiday and would thoroughly recommend a visit."
Dined on 9/10/2013
Ryan is without a doubt the best
server I have ever experienced!"
Dined on 1/12/2014
We attended Hula Grill as a
special treat to end our Holiday in Hawaii. The venue is fantastic as was the scenery, food and service. The price was also reasonable."
Dined on 1/7/2014
Went to Hula Grill for dinner.
When making our Open Table reservation, I mentioned that it was a special occasion. Upon arrival, we were seated at an ocean front, quiet table. Stunning view of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head. Service was very good...attentive but not overly intrusive. Food was pretty good. I had the macadamia crusted mahi mahi. The portion wasn't very big, but it tasted pretty good. I would definitely dine there again."
Dined on 12/20/2013
This is the second time we have
been here and this time we tried the chefs tasting menu for $25. Was excellent value and delicious choices. I had the Caesar salad as starter and my husband had the pot stickers. For main my husband has macadamia encrusted mahi mahi and I had the roast chicken, and for dessert: gelato and bread pudding. The bread pudding was outstanding! Once again, we will be back !"
Dined on 12/18/2013
We requested an ocean view table
which was honoured and we had a fabulous view over the beach and ocean and of the sunset. The food was very good and the waiter was very attentive, with reasonable prices. We overlooked the Dukes Bar, which had a band and party going on, so it was a great lively atmosphere. We will be back!"
Dined on 12/15/2013
Just about everything about our
dining experience at Hula Grill was perfect. The one flaw that we discovered after the fact was we were charged $6.95 for the sorbet dessert which was supposed to have been included with the pre-fixe dinner. By the time we discovered this discrepancy, it was too late to discuss it with the waiter. Aside from this, the service, food, and atmosphere was just what we had hoped for."
Dined on 12/10/2013
I've discovered that I'm
officially gluten intolerant, so I found Hula Grill when searching for gluten free menus. They had delicious food, and we plan on trying either lunch or dinner here as well. Our server, while pleasant, disappeared after our meals were delivered, and I had to chase down another server for more water a couple of times. Other than that, we will definitely make our way back before we leave."
Dined on 12/1/2013
Very beautiful view of Waikiki.
Calm and peaceful restaurant setting. Food matched the view, both were outstanding."
Dined on 11/25/2013
I wish such a restaurant were in
Japan. When I made a reservation at OpenTable, I could reserve in 17:00 and after 2100. I don't know a reservation for 1700-2100 can be accepted."
Dined on 11/5/2013
My wife and I had dinner at the
Hula Grill in Waikiki on 11/8. We enjoyed it very much. We had a wonderful table and could see the sunset which was beautiful that evening. The food was very good, we took advantage of the three course early dinner. The service seemed to be slow at times, but with such a beautiful view we did not care much. The music from the beach bar downstairs can be loud at times, depending on where your table is. Overall another great dinner at the Hula Grill"
Dined on 11/8/2013
We were looking for a relaxing yet
delicious experience and we got it here. Perfect!"
Dined on 11/2/2013
The restaurant is one floor above
Duke's, but Hula Grill Waikiki is quiet enough to comfortably talk about business. The live music isn't blasting and we didn't have to yell to be heard."
Dined on 10/22/2013
Went early. Enjoyed happy hour in
bar - excellent Mai tai drinks. Then enjoyed the chefs tasting menu that is offered from 4:45 to 6:00. All three courses were outstanding! Our server, Kevin, was wonderful which only added to the beautiful evening. We highly recommend this restaurant. Also - we are glad we grabbed a 4:45 dinner reservation: No waiting, an lovely table along the rail overlooking Waikiki, and the well-prepared 3 course tasting menu that is a total steal at $25. It was easily the best meal we had all week! Hint: enjoy happy hour in the bar first because those specials do not apply in the dining room."
Dined on 10/24/2013
Our experience at hula grill was
absolutely amazing!!! I would say out of the 7 nights dining in waikiki it was by far our favorite dining experience! We had a table right by the balcony over looking waikiki beach. Out server was amazing he was very helpful with food and wine selections! The ambiance was so peaceful and romantic!"
Dined on 10/21/2013
Every time I goto Waikiki (2-3
times a year) I always make sure I come here for dinner. Great food and service! Highly recommend if you get a chance to go!!!!!"
Dined on 10/17/2013
The view is spectacular and the
food is good. Been coming here for years! Seems to be a mainstay. This table service is far superior to those buffets, The view of Diamond Head is Spectacular !!!!!"
Dined on 10/16/2013
Please note that Duke's (below
Hula Grill) has very LOUD music on their outside patio ONLY on SUNDAY NIGHTS. Diners at Hula Grill can not hold a conversation at their table."
Dined on 9/23/2013
Nothing great about anything
besides the view if you get a balcony seat. Food did not leave me craving for more. The service was practically nonexistent. Our server rarely came around and we waited about 15 minutes before she finally decided to come by to bring some water and we asked if she was our server. The rest of the wait staff would try to not make eye contact with you since you're not in their section."
Dined on 9/29/2013
Stumbled across this restaurant
searching through open table. It had good reviews and I have to echo them. We ate here around 9pm both nights, got tables right next to the edge overlooking the ocean. They have torches flickering. About the most romantic place we've ever had dinner at. Service was fantastic both times, food selection is fairly limited but very good. We were only in Waikiki for a week but had to eat here twice, the first time was so perfect."
Dined on 10/12/2013
Ryen(waiter) made my wife and I
feel like VIP Clearly he is an asset to your company."
Dined on 10/2/2013
It doesn't get much better in
Honolulu - on the beach, great food and great people. Everyone should stop by at least once and have the Hula Pie."
Dined on 9/19/2013
I want to thank the young lady at
the front desk for sitting us at a table with a fantastic view!!! I say this because I made reservations for 0930, but we came a little early. She stated that she didn't have a table yet, but she would do her best to accommodate us. She came through even though it was busy!!! The food, service & view was excellent!!! Again Thank You!!!"
Dined on 9/15/2013
Very good experience. Nice view of
ocean from our table. Food great, service good too. Would recommend"
Dined on 9/13/2013
We celebrated my sister's 50th
birthday here. We arrived at 5 pm in time for the "Chef's Choice" menu. We were immediately seated and our waiter came right away. Three of us dined from the Choice menu and the food was wonderful. Please be advised though that the Chef's Choice offers three courses but smaller protions than the regular menu. My sister was given a complimentary dessert for her birthday which was large enough for all 5 of us to have a "taste." The only "complaint" was the bread pudding dessert. The ice cream was wonderful but the pudding was pretty bland. The view from the restaurant is one of the best around!! Although we dressed for dinner because of the occasion, the restaurant is "casual dining.""
Dined on 9/4/2013
We celebrated our anniversary in
Hula Grill, it couldn't be better !!"
Dined on 9/4/2013
...but can't beat the view. They
seem to skimp on the portions. My husband complained he could hardly find the meat in his Loco Moco and the gravy was bland. My ahi benedict was good but, again, the ahi was barely there. We realize it's mostly a tourist destination but some of us locals like to come into Waikiki every so often as a treat. This wasn't much of a treat...sorry."
Dined on 8/31/2013
"ディナーで利用。エビ、ホタテ，アヒなど、シーフードがとてもおいしかった。 オーシャフロントの席を用意してくれ、素晴らしい景色だったのですが、隣のホテルの建物で日が沈むところがさえぎらられ、残念でした。 でも、食べ物、サービス、ロケーション、値段、トータルすると文句無しです！ 次回は、朝食もあわせて、また訪れたいです。"
Dined on 8/10/2013
I loved the food. I had fish tacos
one night for dinner, when there was live music and a hula dancer. Nice! The next day I went for brunch and had the banana coconut pancakes and they were GOOD! The bacon was good and the service was on point. I also had a seat with a great view of the ocean and Diamond Head. I will come back here when I go to Hawaii for sure and will definitely recommend it to others. Please go !"
Dined on 8/9/2013
My friends were impressed with my
selection of Hula Grille. They were impressed that I made a reservation. They loved the menu and everyone ate evrything on their plates, they were clean like there was never anything on their plates in the beginning. Five stars in every area!"
Dined on 8/3/2013
No complaints, except parking in
Waikiki is expensive, which is why we locals don't go there much. If you spend money at Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center (over $20, I think) you can get your parking validated there and go next door to eat at Hula Grill. The food was very good: good bread, salad, and delicious rib eye steak. My wife had swordfish, which also was excellent. Mushroom risotto was just ok. Outdoor tables are right over the beach (2nd floor of the Outrigger Waikiki) and there was a band playing at the beach bar below us, which was good but a bit loud. The view and food make this worth the effort. But expect to pay for those."
Dined on 7/28/2013
It is romantic, amazing and
perfect for an unforgettable night."
Dined on 7/9/2013
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