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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Hawaii


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A photo of Little Italy Hawaii restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Waikiki
Booked 6 times today
Tucked away in vibrant Waikiki is Little Italy Hawaii, a beloved local gem renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The delightful culinary experience begins with warm, friendly staff that provide excellent service and continues with a menu full of mouthwatering offerings. Patrons highly recommend the Risotto Zafferano, Lobster Ravioli, and Pizza, as stated in numerous reviews. The owner, born in Rome, authentically crafts each Italian dish, resulting in such deliciousness, visitors return not once, but twice. The remarkable combination of cozy ambiance, skillful service, and exquisite food has made Little Italy Hawaii a must-visit for locals and tourists alike.
A photo of Arancino di Mare - Marriott restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Waikiki
Booked 115 times today
Arancino di Mare - Marriott, located right on Waikiki beach, has been widely acclaimed for its excellent authentic Italian food. Patrons often describe it as "the best Italian" they've had in a long time, raising it to the level of Italian restaurants in Italy itself. Particularly praised are the carbonara and uni pasta, which are evidently nothing short of amazing. The service is also highly commended, with staff mentioned by name for their kindness, attentiveness, and professionalism. Whether you're a local or a visitor, Arancino di Mare is deemed a must-visit when in Honolulu for its sublime Italian cuisine.
A photo of Quiora restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Waikiki
Booked 19 times today
Located in the luxurious surroundings of the Ritz Carlton in Waikiki, Quiora is revered as the best Italian restaurant in the area. The restaurant's semi-outdoor setting provides a wonderful ambiance, offering stunning day and starry night views of Waikiki. Reviewers boast of wonderfully prepared Italian dishes, with special mentions of the delicious carbonara and the lobster pasta. The menu also provides plenty of options for vegetarians. The food is complemented by top-notch service, with an exceptionally friendly and attentive staff. Reviewers describe their experience at Quiora as memorable and recommend it for special occasions, promising to return for more.
A photo of Arancino at The Kahala restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Honolulu
Booked 24 times today
Arancino at The Kahala in Honolulu is frequently hailed as the best Italian restaurant in the city, and for good reason. With a rich and delicious menu featuring authentically Italian dishes like Uni pasta and Carbonara, and a wine list that's noted for its excellence, it's clear that great care is taken to maintain the authenticity and quality of the cuisine. The atmosphere is charming and perfect for a romantic dinner or a special celebration, with an attentive, knowledgeable staff that enhances the dining experience. As many reviews indicate, whether you're celebrating a marriage, an anniversary, or simply looking for an extraordinary dining experience, Arancino at The Kahala never disappoints.
A photo of Formaggio Grill Kailua restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Kailua
Booked 5 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.
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