Plumeria Beach House
Plumeria Beach House

Plumeria Beach House

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.kahalaresort.com/honolulu_restaurants/plumeria_beach_house/
  • Phone: 8087398760x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Saturday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Sunday: 6:30am - 12:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:30pm; Last seating for lunch on Sunday and Wednesday is 2:00pm;

    ***Dinner: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm Closed for dinner on Sunday night and Wednesday night***

    Bounty of the Seven Seas Seafood Dinner Buffet Friday & Saturday nights 5:30pm - 10:00pm (There is a limited menu on Friday & Saturday nights because our feature is the Bounty Buffet)
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Wayne Hirabayashi
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), View, Wine
  • Special Events: Please note that due to limited seating availability we require a minimum 48 hours cancellation notice for holiday and special event reservations. We may require a valid credit card number in order to confirm your holiday or special event reservation with us.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Kahala Avenue
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet service is available as well as the hotel parking structure.
A word from Plumeria Beach House
On the edge of the white sands of Kahala, the oceanside Plumeria Beach House is our open-air, all day dining restaurant.

Plumeria Beach House restaurant is closed on Sunday night and Wednesday night for dinner service. It is also closed between 2:30pm - 5:30pm daily. The last seating for lunch service daily will be at 2:00pm.



Hours of Operation Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am -12:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm;

***Dinner: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm Closed for dinner on Sunday night and Wednesday night***



Bounty of the Seven Seas Seafood Dinner Buffet Friday & Saturday nights 5:30pm - 10:00pm (There is a limited menu on Friday & Saturday nights because our feature is the Bounty Buffet)
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Plumeria Beach House reviews from OpenTable diners
92 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (72)great for outdoor dining (69)special occasion (48)great for brunch (44)great for lunch (41)good for groups (39)romantic (30)kid-friendly (24)fit for foodies (23)neighborhood gem (19)hot spot (5)notable wine list (3)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Wonderful venue
    DenYuki
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Location, food and service is outstanding! Great breakfast in a beautiful setting, what a great way to start the day!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Buzz
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Great venue...right on the beach of south shore O'ahu. Very generic and crowded brunch. Spend the extra and enjoy the elevated view and outstanding food upstairs.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Colette
    mealmaven
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Range of food selection at the breakfast buffet was impressive and aesthetically pleasing. Off the menu choices were very good. Service by wait staff was friendly and efficient. Coffee could have been more gourmet - like Peet's from Berkeley, CA, however.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A stellar seafood experience
    2HNLguys
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    One of our favorite restaurants on Oahu. We went most recently for the seafood buffet. With its outdoor setting, great beach and ocean views, and lovely ambiance, it's the perfect place for locals or to take friends visiting from the mainland. The buffet offered a wide choice of ocean fare. The theme was Spanish and included Spanish cheese and salads, paella, and serrano ham. There was also a station preparing pasta dishes to order and slicing rare prime rib. The desserts are among the best we've eaten anywhere and since they are not large, lend themselves to trying many of the offerings. The staff is friendly, professional, and attentive and does not rush you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love the Curry Buffet!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I love the Wednesday Curry buffet here. There are three different types of curry with a variety of accompaniments. The Thai Seafood Curry is my favorite!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • RatatouilleVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Best seafood buffet ever but it was the prime ribs that was outstanding! Desserts to die for, especilly the raspberry marshmallows.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner
    Rman
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was excellent but the indoor temperature was very hot and humid. If the were trade winds it would have been more tolerable.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fair dining
    dm5414
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Buffett dining was great. Ala Carte Menu is limited. Excellent choices for the Buffett Dining. Wait service could use some improvement. Restaurant did not seem that busy, but we waiting a bit for service. Even saw another waiter gesture to our waiter, about our wait. Refilled soft drink of one our party, but I needed to ask for a refill when he came and asked about something else. Later there were 2 other waiters that came by. Overall I would recommend the Plumeria Beach House for their Buffett. Hopefully wait help is a better one, than we had. May be he was a new hire.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • View to die for
    LundigrasdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I selected this restaurant because it was rated as a scenic view. The view, the food and the service will not disappoint. I think we spent about 2 hours on dinner just taking it all in. If you want to get away from the crowds and enjoy a romantic setting and a delicious meal, this is your place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Kahala
    gungalicious
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My friend and I had the pipikaula reuben. It was so tasty. I loved the seasoned fries!! The ocean view and the food made us very happy! The Kahala was so gracious in finding us a caterer manager for an upcoming wedding to talk to us at our table on a Saturday as we were eating lunch. It was much appreciated.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Honolulu at it's best!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The Plumeria room at the Kahala Hotel is a treasure! Excellent service, wonderful food and a beachside setting that is truly one of the most beautiful spots on earth. You can't go wrong. Whether brunch, lunch or dinner you can't go wrong.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kahala Seafood Buffet Rocks!
    Kahala808
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The Kahala Hotel is at once romantic and kid friendly, a hotel restaurant with good food, a seafood buffet that has quality as well as quantity and variety. The unexpected seafood buffet one Sunday night had clams, scallops, mussels AND lobster in the pasta dish! The sushi, sashimi, and poke were fresh and plentiful. There was even a refreshing gazpacho. And desserts were excellent as well. I could go on, but I don't want too many people to come and spoil the fun!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful view!
    SDlocal
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We tried to get in for their brunch but there was no availability so we went there for lunch instead. The hostess sat us immediately and we had an amazing table with unibstructed views of the ocean. We waited almost 5 minutes for the waiter to come over and take our drink order and it wasn't even very busy. It looked like there was only a couple of wait staff working. We ordered fish tacos, the Kahala burger and the chicken salad. Everyone in our party was very pleased with their selections. The portion sizes were perfect although the burger was much larger. The fish tacos were very tasty! I tried the mango mojito and it was very good! Had the service been better I would have given it 5 stars.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Gathering Spot for Friends
    hiddentreasure
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Thank you for a leisurely luncheon and afternoon of chatting among 5 special friends. We did not feel rushed! Our selections were all excellent! Loved the Chop Salad! Service was exceptional!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Could have been better
    pleasures49
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Waited extremely long for our order and an order was forgotten and had to wait longer. A persistent fly annoyed us throughout the entire lunch. A salad was not brought because the person who ordered the salad had soup and they were waiting till that person finished the soup. Everyone was eating except the person whose order was forgotten.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The menu prices are higher than $$. This is a $$$ restaurant. Quite good, but it should be for the cost.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This is amazing
    RobertVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    This is amazing restaurant on the pacific shore line very peaceful and tranquil the food is to die for
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Nuuanu
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We had not been here in a few years and were delighted to find that the service and food remain excellent!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful place but..........
    JosieZCaldwell
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    I really enjoyed the view and the table however when the parents who were sitting behind us allowed their children to star running around ruined the enjoyment. It actually was annoying. I have two boys and would never allow this behavior. Maybe you should have a section for families.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always lovely...
    CandiedshellVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    As always I had a lovely lunch. The view is spectacular and the food is good. Eric, once again to care of me... his service as well as the attention I received by the seating host was stellar. Thanks again for an enjoyable and relaxing lunch!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the breakfast buffet
    SaltOntheRim
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Very good quality. Fresh ingredients and baked goods. Omelet station with perfectly cooked eggs made to order. Potato of the day, every time is delicious. Fruits, granolas, cereals, healthy options. Cold cuts, veggies, etc... They have a lovely spread. The coffee is very good too and you have your choice of juice. My husband and I stayed at the Kahala Hotel last year and we ate breakfast there everyday. This year, we stayed on the other side of the island, but we stopped in just to have breakfast at the Plumeria Beach House. We have also eaten lunch and had frozen drinks here, also very very good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • horrible service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    I was really disappointed to be greeted by rude counter lady. When I made the reservation I specifically requested an outside seating. They informed me that this will be accepted as a REQUEST which I fully understood. When I told them that we would like to be seated outside, she very impatiently loudly said NO. We were 9 but with one1year old in a buggy, one 3 year old and two five years old with 4 adults. As I looked out side, their was a table connected for 6 people accommodating 8 people and they left 10 mins after we arrived. Just because we are Asian does not mean that you can yell and say so FIRMLY NO. The 1 year old baby did not require a seat.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for lunch
    anuenue
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I went to there with my friends. They were the first time to come.We were happy. We had a good lunch time. It's a sunny day and nice view. I want to go to there again sooner.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner Buffet, Friday
    KLFood
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    It was a relaxing dinner buffet with my family and friends. We enjoyed the outdoor dining with the ocean view. The seafood buffet was high quality, especially the oysters and sashimi. Great varieties of deserts in mini bite sizes. I wish that there were more selections on fresh fruits.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The curry buffet needs work
    BowPuppy
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Normally, this is one of my very favorite restaurants--the food, the wait service, the location...all amazing. I had wanted to try the curry buffet for a really long time, and finally had the opportunity to do so on the day of the curry buffet. The salads and desserts were fantastic--a large assortment, all good. But I was really disappointed when it came to the main entrees. For the price paid, I was looking for a wide variety of curries. Instead, there were only three. The three that were there were delicious, but as noted, I was hoping for more selection/variety, not just three curries and three rices. Something was definitely missing.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantasitic!!
    Tatsuhiko
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    It was fabulous time at Plumeria beach house. I'll come back soon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Natori
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Items on buffet were fresh and of excellent quality.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Seafood Buffet
    HGWTVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Went on a Saturday night for the buffet and we were very pleased with the food quality and selection. The service was excellent and the Oceanside view fantastic.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A favorite!
    BowPuppy
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I have lived on the islands for 20 years, and this restaurant remains one of my favorites. The service is excellent, the food is superbly prepared, and for island restaurants of this caliber, it's cheap. The ambiance cannot be beat. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hama
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Great seafood buffet. Everything was fresh and delicious!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 62 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.7
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 368 reviews are from the Plumeria Beach House reviews archive.
  • Plumeria Beach House
    RabbitVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    15 of our Hilo High School classmates had nothing but priase about Plumeria Beach House. We enjoyed the scenic view, food, relaxed atmosphere and service. So many commented on how they enjoyed their meal. I loved the Pipikaula Reuben with cheese and avocado. Many have not been to the Plumeria Beach House or if they had, it was quite awhile ago, so this was a special occasion for many and some made a special effort to attend this luncheon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful seafood
    Kekepana
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    My wife and I went on a Saturday night, when the focus of the restaurant is entirely on a wonderful seafood buffet. There is only a limited ala carte menu when they do the buffet, so I can't comment on that. We had a table that just outside with an ocean view, but under an awning - an asset when it began to rain. The buffet was super. I especially enjoyed the freshly made seafood pasta.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Our second week in a row to experience the seafood buffet ... but, definitely not our last!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    We took our co-worker for the curry lunch buffet because he is leaving our company. The restaurant was great for talking and eating.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic!
    CandiedshellVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    The service was really the star here.... the food was lovely too and of course the view amazing... But the kindness I received is what will make me a Wednesday morning regular.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Breakfast Perfection!
    LisaMD
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Wonderful Breakfast Buffet choices. We enjoyed coming here every morning during our stay at the Kahala.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exemplary!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    This restaurant was exemplary in every way! Wonderful food, great service and of course, the view was stunning!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Pleased!!!
    HappyDiners808
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This was to be an early Father's Day dinner as my husband had to work on Sunday. I read a few Yelp reviews and some had one and two stars, so I was slightly skeptical. Driving to the restaurant a torrential downpour occurred and as I wanted this to be a special, outdoor, beautiful view evening-I grew more skeptical. We got to Plumeria Beach House and it was bustling! We had to wait a few moments as they had to move diners in from the lawn due to the rain. No problem. We were seated at a beautiful ocean view table.The buffet was a Hawaii themed buffet and every single dish was delicious. I wished they had Kiawe Sirloin instead of Prime Rib (not my fave) but the Service made up for that.The restaurant was busy, yet our dining felt intimate.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Been to the Plumeria Room for lunch, as well as experienced the p.m. tea service, on a number of occasions, but this was the first time experiencing the weekend fish buffet. Absolutely outstanding! Food very fresh, creative, abundant, lots of selections ... epicurean delight. Service absolutely impeccable even tho it was buffet style ... Christopher stopped by and briefly chatted at our table and made us feel very welcome ... everyone very friendly and service-oriented. Will definitely be back, and tell our friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best In Ambience & Scenery
    LousyOnTheWait
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    A splendid retreat for brunch and lunch. A good buffet with a nice selection. Staff is friendly and always courteous from hostess to wait staff. Their standard lunch menu can be modified a bit to reflect a little more imagination to its menu selection; however, food overall is good. Beverages are fabulous.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate