50 Hawaii Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Mama's Fish House, Lahaina Grill, Merriman's – Waimea – Big Island
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Fish, American, Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Neighborhoods:Paia, Lahaina, Kamuela

Mama's Fish House

$$$$·Fish·
Paia
30,651 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Wonderful day to lunch at Mama's and celebrate our granddaughter's upcoming 12th birthday while she is here on spring break from Colorado. Attentive, thoughtful service by Will alRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Hawaii
1,097 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi
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Lahaina Grill

$$$$·American·
Lahaina
6,673 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Hands down the best food we had in Maui! We loved it so much we went back for dinner two consecutive nights! They confidently handled my Celiac safe dishes and had numerous GF mealRead more
94% recommended
161 people mentioned the Opakapaka
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Merriman's – Waimea – Big Island

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Kamuela
4,630 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Always a great experience here. It seems pricey, but it truly is worth every penny for the quality of food, drinks, and service.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Hawaii
74 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi

The Mill House

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Wailuku
3,406 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
When I made the reservation, I added our allergies. They were prepared for them as soon as we sat down—I didn’t even have to bring it up. Everyone who worked there went above and bRead more
94% recommended
35 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Gerard's Restaurant Maui

$$$$·French·
Lahaina
1,471 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
Girard and his entire team is great. Don’t miss it when you’re on the island.
93% recommended
30 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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NOE ITALIAN - Ko Olina at Four Seasons Resort

$$$$·Italian·
Kapolei
710 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Delightful!! Michael, the server, was awesome and delivered the menu expertly. Michael, the bartender, delivered our (off the menu) requested martini (Infused Muddled Rosemary witRead more
93% recommended
12 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Downtown Honolulu

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Honolulu
1,995 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Our dinner was good and the service was excellent.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Hawaii
26 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Hy's Steak House - Waikiki

$$$$·Steak·
Waikiki
4,669 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We enjoy having our celebrations at HY’s. You cannot beat the food and the service. This is by far my favorite place
96% recommended
Romantic in Hawaii
119 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Original Roy's, Hawaii Kai

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Honolulu
1,422 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very thoughtful COVID precautions. We went in for an early dinner to avoid crowds and the staff proactively kept parties distanced. We started with well executed cocktails followRead more
96% recommended
Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Hawaii
55 people mentioned the Butter Fish

The Nook Neighborhood Bistro

$$$$·American·
Honolulu
179 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Cozy
GREAT outing for Valentines Day! The food was AWESOME; the service was spectacular; and the atmosphere was “on point”!!!
100% recommended
13 people mentioned the Polenta Fries
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Tidepools - Grand Hyatt Kauai

$$$$·Seafood·
Poipu
3,260 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food was so yummy and our server was great!!
91% recommended
107 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Waikiki Beach Walk

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Waikiki
2,669 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent service and excellent food.
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Hawaii
18 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Haliimaile General Store

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Makawao
2,479 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
  • Local Ingredients
Always one of the best on Maui!
92% recommended
89 people mentioned the Crab Pizza
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Mina's Fish House

$$$$·Seafood·
Kapolei
796 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
The butter fish was great and the dessert/wine were delicious. The music was added surprise.
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Butter Fish
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Chef Mavro

$$$$·Seafood·
Honolulu
1,348 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Fairly priced full tasting menu, excellent experience. A must for Hawaiian fine-dining! Can’t wait to see this place evolve— decor stuck in decades past, too empty for a Friday eveRead more
89% recommended
29 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef
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Hoku's

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Honolulu
1,248 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
First time there ... can’t wait to go back!!!
92% recommended
23 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

House Without a Key

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Waikiki
1,470 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Live Music
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
I made a reservation for House Without a Key during my first visit to Honolulu, as it was recommended by a friend who said it's THE place to watch the sun set. Yes, it was a good pRead more
88% recommended
48 people mentioned the Coconut Cake
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Mahina and Sun's - Surfjack Hotel

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Waikiki
662 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
Great food. Kids found choices as did parents. Kids could roam a bit which was great and made dinner nicer for the adults!
18 people mentioned the Monchong
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MW Restaurant

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Honolulu
1,917 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Superb dining experience. The food was exceptional and a very friendly staff. Highly recommended.
95% recommended
82 people mentioned the Mochi
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Honolulu

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Honolulu
2,542 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was our 23 anniversary and we had a nice time We had oysters on the half shells and they were so good but the last one I ate I noticed a black film on the bottom. I thought notRead more
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Hawaii
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Limon Rotisserie Oahu

$$$$·Peruvian·
Kapolei
346 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
The food was good and the service was fast. I would go there ago.
18 people mentioned the Rotisserie Chicken
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Morimoto Asia - Waikiki

$$$$·Asian·
Waikiki
1,472 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The food, service, and ambiance for this restaurant is impeccable and exactly what we would expect to see from a chef like Morimoto. If Michelin evaluated establishments in Hawaii,Read more
83% recommended
34 people mentioned the Sticky Ribs
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LA HIKI KITCHEN - Ko Olina at Four Seasons Resort

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Kapolei
636 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
good lobster and crab. no steak off da grill and no pasta station. service was excellent and good location by the pool. restrooms were clean. price went up and some meal items wereRead more
82% recommended
23 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Ilima Terrace - Grand Hyatt Kauai

$$$$·American·
Koloa
26 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Wonderful selection of entrees and desserts especially the sushi. Mom loved her overall experience at the Ilima Terrace.
97% recommended
2 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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The Plantation House Restaurant

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Kapalua
2,284 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Our last night on Maui, before all done in was allowed. Service and food was excellent. We prefer a quieter place with a beautiful view.
89% recommended
43 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi
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Morimoto - Maui

$$$$·Japanese·
Wailea
2,275 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent location and service. Food was good and very authentic. We tried oysters, Uni, Japanese snapper sushi, yellow tail bop, soft shell crab roll and all was very good. They lRead more
100 people mentioned the Omakase
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Gyu-Kaku - Honolulu, HI | Kapiolani

$$$$·Japanese·
Honolulu
696 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Cullen and his crew take good care of us. Grateful for their HH prices, especially during these tight times. Very safe, clean, with temp checks. Staff wear gloves and masks. Love tRead more
95% recommended
13 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Basalt Restaurant @ Dukes Lane Market and Eatery

$$$$·Global, International·
Waikiki
437 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
The cod was amazing.
94% recommended
Great for Lunch in Hawaii
8 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Ko at Fairmont Kea Lani

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Wailea
1,669 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
All the items we ate had great flavor. The service was awesome!! We will visit again!
88% recommended
45 people mentioned the Lobster Tempura
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Taormina Sicilian Cuisine

$$$$·Italian·
Waikiki
1,753 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing food, wine, presentation, service, ambiance! Unique Sicilian selections that you cannot find anywhere else in Hawaii. The outdoor seating is charming, or indoor seating is Read more
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Hawaii
26 people mentioned the Uni Pasta

Herringbone - Waikiki

$$$$·Seafood·
Waikiki
830 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
A gem of a place in downtown Waikiki. Everything from beginning to end was outstanding, and our waiter was one of the best I’ve ever had at any restaurant.
89% recommended
21 people mentioned the Whole Fish
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Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill - Pier 38

$$$$·Seafood·
Honolulu
1,034 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
We had an amazing waitress who made our day! Good food and quiet enough for good conversation! Recommendation from a friend and it was a great choice for our last evening in HonolRead more
91% recommended
69 people mentioned the Fresh Fish
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Gaylord's at Kilohana

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Lihue
2,623 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Have eaten here many times over the years. One of our favorite restaurants to visit when we are in Kauai. Well prepared food and a varied menu. Great ambiance on the back patio. AlRead more
91% recommended
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Kamuela Provision Co.

$$$$·Steak·
Waikoloa
2,008 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Incredible food. Great staff. Pice is a bit overpriced. But quality meets the highest standards
83% recommended
42 people mentioned the Monchong
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Makana Terrace - St. Regis - Hawaii

$$$$·Seafood·
Princeville
781 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
World Class location and Service. Mahalo until we meet again.
86% recommended
21 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi
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Humuhumu - Grand Wailea

$$$$·Seafood·
Wailea
2,170 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Could not be more pleased. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. Our party included an individual with Celiac. It was very simple and tasty to navigate around allergies.
61 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi
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Cattle Company Steakhouse - Pearl City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Pearl City
5,853 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
He had the cowboy cut prim rib!
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Hawaii
333 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Hau Tree Lanai

$$$$·Steak·
Honolulu
4,204 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
The staff was excellent friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was romantic with an incredible sunset. The food was served hot and tasted amazing. We were celebrating our anniversaRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Hawaii
38 people mentioned the Eggs Benedict

Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Ala Moana

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Honolulu
3,412 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great location, service and food. The portobello mushroom truffle fries are the best!
92% recommended
292 people mentioned the Popovers
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Wolfgang's Steak House - Waikiki Beach

$$$$·American·
Waikiki
3,874 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very good service.
90% recommended
54 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Appetito Craft Pizza and Wine Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Waikiki
236 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Very friendly and accommodating staff.
88% recommended
3 people mentioned the Margherita Pizza
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Eating House 1849 at the International Market Place

$$$$·Hawaii Regional Cuisine·
Waikiki
900 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
I love this place! Each dish I have ever had is a stand-alone winner. Great flavors, execution and presentation. The waitstaff was attentive and knowledgeable. The ribs were outRead more
81% recommended
29 people mentioned the Paella
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Tiki's Grill & Bar - Waikiki

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Waikiki
2,361 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
I have been a long time patron of Tiki's. What I love most is that they offer both a fun casual atmosphere in the bar area with live music AND/or a quieter romantic dining room expRead more
88% recommended
Hot Spot in Hawaii
61 people mentioned the Mai Tai
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Longhi's Ko Olina

$$$$·Italian·
Kapolei
862 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great brunch. Food was excellent!
19 people mentioned the Calamari

Cafe Miro - Permanently Closed

$$$$·French·
Honolulu
679 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
I am sad Cafe Miro is closing! It is such an affordable gem. The panfried opah was delicious.
97% recommended
14 people mentioned the Dessert Sampler
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Yauatcha Waikiki - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Chinese·
Honolulu
566 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
I love the food at Yauatcha! I have only been able to eat here a few times but each time the food I try is amazing and this restaurant tops my list of my favorite restaurants so IRead more
91% recommended
20 people mentioned the Puffs
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Top of Waikiki - Revolving Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Waikiki
4,354 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Service was great, steak was excellent, and the gummy bear martini was to die for!!!
91% recommended
92 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38 - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Honolulu
725 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Hate to see you go.
92% recommended
31 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Tsukada Nojo - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Japanese Speciality·
Waikiki
104 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
Tsukada Nojo is such a cute place to get together with friends and family. The food is amazing and the nabe is sooo yummy! They ran out of their signature Bijin Nabe so I was a litRead more
89% recommended
20 people mentioned the Nabe
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