Serving visitors since 1976, Longhi's Ala Moana in Honolulu, HI offers three meals daily and is considered an island institution. Noted for its fun atmosphere and delicious foods, it is also a good spot for wine enthusiasts as it is an award-winning "wine by the glass" site.
The menu choices for Longhi's Ala Moana range from hearty and satisfying breakfast options like fruit, pastries, egg creations and over the top sweets. The lunch and dinner menu are the same "all day" lists and include appetizers like the signature artichoke or the ceviche. There are fresh salads and lots of fresh seafood. Sandwiches are in abundance on the Longhi's Ala Moana menu as well as pasta and vegetarian favorites. Don't miss the desserts.
Just too sad that Longhi's closed now.
It's a bummer that we finally ate there for dinner and then found out the next day they had closed permanently. Good thing we went. The food was really good. We all loved our food. Yes it was a little warm and no view but we'll try the one at Ko'olina & see if it'll be the same food with a better atmosphere.
Very sad to discover that the wonderful jalapeño and cheese bread that we usually open with is no longer offered. And most disappointing is that our lovely peaceful view is gone as well. Instead of a beautiful ocean sunset we have the interior of a massive construction site. Fewer people in the restaurant so it is much quieter.
But the food our meals and drinks were excellent but the spiciness of the mussels surprised me.
Sad to see that spectacular view disappear behind the up-coming condos. But the food and service has not disappeared.
We always enjoy going to Longhi's . We're just very sorry it has lost its view. That is the only reason I can't give uniform excellents.
I have eaten at this restaurant many times and unfortunately it has taken a DRASTIC turn for the worst. I predict that it will either be closed or bought out by someone within 6 months. What used to be a restaurant with a beautiful view, great food and reasonable pricing has turned into food that is double the price, looking at a parking garage, and wait staff that doesn't know the new menu. I will NEVER go here again...I am sad to say. This will become the future of many places with a view, if air rights aren't imposed sooner or later here in Hawai'i. If you want to pay the high price of food, I'd recommend taking the plunge and just going to Morton's...which this place really can't compete with.
My husband enjoyed the drug and turf. It's hard to find steamed Maine lobster and he said this one was very good. He plans to return and get the 3# Maine lobster next time. Just steamed. It wasn't on the menu but is on their website menu and our server said it can be ordered. I had the chicken piccata over angel hair. Very good. Had to order angel hair as a separate side dish. If I had just the chicken, it would have been a sad lonely entree as nothing else comes with the one large chicken breast, so I'm glad I ordered the pasta. Their Belgian endive with gorgonzola cheese appetizer is excellent! Topped with caramel Mac nuts and honey-scallion mint vinaigrette. I could have three of these for a main entree. So good! No room for desserts this time. We'll return to try other dishes and the Belgian endive of course!
Major disappointment. I have eaten there many times before and was always very good. This time the food was terrible and the service was worst. Lobster was way over cooked, the crab stuffing had no crab. I mentioned it to the waiter and he just acknowledge I was not the first person to complain, but did nothing about it. The resturant has lost its great view due to construction but that's no reason to throw in the towel on everything else.
It's a shame to see that they're building condos right in front of this restaurant blocking the ocean view and the lovely breeze that used to be here. It has definitely affected the restaurant in a negative way. There were only about five tables of customers there at 11:30 AM during what should be prime time Sunday brunch. I'm happy that Longhi's opened a second location at Ko olina and will give the restaurant a try. I will definitely not be back to this location though. 😢
easy to find. But quality of food not as good as expected. View was completely blocked by new construction