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Best American Restaurants in Kailua

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A photo of The Boardroom restaurant
3.8
Excellent(251)
Price: Expensive
• American • Kailua
Booked 9 times today
The Boardroom, situated in the heart of Kailua Town, Hawaii, stands out as an exemplary restaurant offering a unique fusion of eclectic cuisine. The joint delights its guests with a variety of dishes, including locally sourced fresh oysters, prime rib, and mouth-watering tapas-style share plates like the blackened Ahi and venison Bolognese pasta as per enthusiastic reviews. The beautifully-made cocktails, described as divine and creative, speak to the restaurant's commitment to quality and freshness. Additionally, the Boardroom's ambiance contributes to a fantastic dining experience, with a low-key yet elegant atmosphere, vibrant live band music, and an intimate, speakeasy feel. The place has earned high praise for its excellent and knowledgeable staff who ensure a quality experience for all guests.
A photo of Gaslamp restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(3)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Honolulu
Booked 10 times today
"Swanky jazz lounge and steakhouse specializing in craft cocktails, Japanese wagyu beef, and global seafood offerings all while providing an entertainment driven atmosphere with the likes of fire dancing and live local jazz music"
A photo of Formaggio Grill Kailua restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(620)
Price: Expensive
• American • Kailua
Booked 3 times today
Based in Kailua, Formaggio Grill Kailua has established a reputation for its good Contemporary Italian cuisine. Customers have commended the establishment for its excellent service and varied menu, describing the food as "outstanding" and "delicious". The restaurant has been lauded for its attention to the presentation of food, which customers have described as "artistic" and "awesome". Along with its cuisine, Formaggio Grill Kailua is also highly recommended for its ambiance, which has been described as "relaxed" and "casual", and for its live entertainment. Essentially, Formaggio Grill Kailua has succeed in providing an overall dining experience that is hard to forget.
A photo of Monkeypod Kitchen - Waikiki restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1545)
Price: Moderate
• American • Waikiki
Booked 232 times today
Aloha, we are open daily from 7:00am to 11:00pm and are located on the waterfront of Waikiki Beach inside the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort. We accept reservations & reserve a large amount of space for walk-ins. If your desired reservation is not available, please join our waitlist in person daily. Happy Hour is available daily from 3:30pm-5:00pm (excluding select holidays). Our chef driven concept is led by the classically trained, award winning chef, Peter Merriman. Peter is a culinary pioneer and one of the founders of Hawaii Regional Cuisine. He has always been inspired by the people and products around him and this spirit has lead the movement to look at food in Hawaii in a new light. Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman embraces this passion! Each item on the menu demonstrates our commitment to craft and showcases high quality, socially conscious ingredients, creative preparations, and perfect execution.
A photo of Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Ala Moana restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5416)
Price: Moderate
• American • Honolulu
Booked 86 times today
Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Ala Moana is a top choice for Contemporary American cuisine. Renowned for its excellent food and impeccable service, it's no wonder patrons refer to it as one of their favorite restaurants. Reviewers specifically mention a range of delicious dishes from the BBQ pork sandwich to the salmon chazuke, all contributing to a memorable dining experience. Overlooking beautiful views, the restaurant creates the perfect ambiance for a relaxing meal, business conversation, or even a celebration. The attentive, yet non-intrusive staff garners praise for their professionalism and welcoming nature. Thus, Mariposa is a go-to destination in Ala Moana for those seeking the best in Hawaii's cuisine and hospitality.
A photo of Plumeria Beach House restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3801)
Price: Expensive
• American • Honolulu
Booked 53 times today
Honolulu's Plumeria Beach House has cemented its place among the top-tier of contemporary American restaurants. Nestled by the ocean, this restaurant offers a diverse and innovative menu that tastefully integrates local and seasonal ingredients. Reviewers laud the restaurant's "consistently high level of service and quality of meals" and its relaxing environment. They praise the food as "varied and delicious", and described dishes like the vegetable cakes as "dynamic". The maple syrup with melted butter was termed "fantastic", and the sweet potato raviolis in brown butter were deemed "divine". Plumeria Beach House's ability to blend American tradition with contemporary twists, underscored by its attentive service, makes it a standout in the contemporary American dining scene.
A photo of Fête restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3515)
Price: Expensive
• American • Honolulu
Booked 102 times today
Fête, a gem nestled at the heart of Honolulu, is a go-to destination for contemporary American cuisine. Integrating local-style ingredients, this eatery offers a tasteful fusion of Californian, French, and Hawaiian influences. The menu, meticulously developed to deliver "sizeable portions" of "delicious and wholesome" fare, is a culinary revelation. Dishes are full of complex layers of flavor, made completely from scratch, and boast a farm-to-table provenance. The delightful ambience, coupled with the intimate, upscale decor, adds to the overall dining experience. Patrons rave about everything from the Gouda and banana jam to the prosciutto-wrapped mahi-mahi and the rocky road ice cream, calling it an "absolute jewel" and "insanely good". The relevance to contemporary American cuisine is undeniable at Fête, making it a must-visit dining spot.
A photo of Deck. restaurant
4.1
Excellent(3601)
Price: Expensive
• American • Waikiki
Booked 95 times today
* All members of your party must be present at the time of arrival to get seated**Situated on the 3rd floor of Queen Kapiʻolani Hotel, Deck. features panoramic views of the iconic Diamond Head! This open-air venue provides a stunning backdrop for the chef’s American Pacific inspired menu, fresh handcrafted cocktails, locally brewed beers as well as a vast selection of wines. DECK. keeps it fresh, incorporating locally sourced and sustainable ingredients wherever possible through partnerships with local farms, ranches, distilleries, and breweries. By day DECK. is perfect for lite island inspired faire surrounded by lush landscape and unforgettable views. At sundown, DECK. transforms into the best place to enjoy dinner, cocktails, and party under the stars in Hawaiʻi.
A photo of Merriman's Honolulu restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3764)
Price: Expensive
• American • Honolulu
Booked 111 times today
All available reservations time slots are on OpenTable, we do accept walk-ins daily. Please arrive on time as we don't hold reserved tables for more than 15 min.Peter Merriman brings Hawaii Regional Cuisine to Ward Village in Honolulu. Reflecting Peter’s personal style, the restaurant combines the feel of a neighborhood bistro with hints of old Hawaii. Lively, urbane, and whimsical, Merriman’s Honolulu is not just for special occasions. It’s an everyday place for those who appreciate great food and warm, friendly service!​Awards:- Honolulu Magazine, Best Oahu Restaurant, Gold- Honolulu Magazine, Best New Restaurant, Silver- Honolulu Magazine, Best Wine Program, Silver- Wine Enthusiast, 100 Best Wine Restaurants 2019- Hawaii Magazine, Best Farm to Table Restaurant-Hale Aina Award: Best Restaurant, Gold 2022Gift Cardshttps://merrimanshawaii.cardfoundry.com/giftcards.php
A photo of Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Waikiki, HI restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5928)
Price: Moderate
• American • Waikiki
Booked 100 times today
Aloha! Tommy Bahama combines a tranquil environment and excellent food with an emphasis on hospitality to make for the perfect place to recharge or unwind while indulging in a unique dining experience. The experience is sure to feel like a getaway, whether you’re on vacation or looking for a vacation from your everyday life.During current capacity restrictions we are operating on Walk-In basis. For any seating requests or accommodations, please call the restaurant 808.923.8785.Mahalo
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