Top 10 Best Food Trucks in Oahu

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1. Gilligan’s Beach Shack

You can never go wrong with Giligan’s Beach Shack. The food truck is located in the parking lot near Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort, so it’s easy to find. Their food is so good that you’ll be blown away and definitely come back for more. They have some of the best seafood dishes around; Surf & Turf is a customer favorite. It includes perfectly cooked teriyaki steak bits and giant garlic shrimp paired with shoestring fries and coleslaw – delicious! 

Not only is the seafood at this food truck amazing, but you can also get a great view of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head. Just choose one seat on the outdoor seating- don’t worry there’s a lot of seats. So if you’re ever in the area and looking for a place to eat, keep this spot in mind!


2. Holey Grail Donuts

The Holey Grail in Waikiki is a must-go for anyone with a sweet tooth. If you’re looking for something new and exciting, this is the place to go! This dessert food truck takes the classic donut and turns it into something even more special. 

The donuts are made with superfood taro, fried in coconut oil, and then covered in delicious glazes. You can choose from a variety of delicious glazes, including vanilla, cacao-sugar, tangelo, dark chocolate, maple and even calamansi! If your favorite isn’t on the list, don’t worry – they have many other great glaze options to choose from.

This dessert food truck is dedicated to making the world’s best donuts. And they have definitely lived up to their name!


3. Blue Ocean Seafood & Steak

If you suddenly find yourself feeling hungry and don’t know what to eat, head on over to Blue Ocean Seafood & Steak. They’re located in Oahu and have an impressive menu that can accommodate any type of preferences. Actually, they now have a neighboring shipping container to make room for all of their dishes! 

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, snacks or dinner, they’ll surely be able to serve you as they’re open from early morning until evening. Mahi-mahi and garlic shrimp are both delicious dishes that you absolutely must try. The sweet chili chicken, steak, and shrimp kebab skewers are some of the reviewers’ preferred land foods. If you sit in one of their outdoor seats ,you already have a great dining spot in Honolulu without spending too much time or money – and you can be casual as well!


4. Leonard’s Bakery

If you’re on the island of Oahu, rejoice! You now have access to the delicious baked goods of Famous Leonard’s Bakery Malasadamobile. This food truck hits four different locations around the island, so you can definitely have a taste of malasadas paradise. Just choose whichever location is most convenient for you – they are parked at Waikele Shopping Center, Windward Mall, Koko Marina Shopping Center in Honolulu and Pearlridge Shopping Center. Plus, their brightly colored red and white striped food truck is easy to spot and you don’t need to get out of your car to taste their delicious treats. 

In 1952, the Portuguese doughnut was introduced to the world and quickly became a hit. These golden-brown balls of dough have a crunchy exterior and fluffy interior; for more textures, try other specialties like pao doce or pastries. Leonard’s Bakery Masalada Truck also offers coffee and lemonade in addition to its delicious selection of pastries, pies, cookies and more.


5. Five Star Poke

At Five Star Poke, you will get some of the tastiest poke on Oahu as well as outdoor seating that it shares with a neighboring hot dog truck– so no further than right next door to sitting and enjoying your meal. What makes this place unique is their use of lighter marinades such as miso mayo or ginger shoyu which allows for the seafood flavors to be more prominent than other places. 

Some of the famous dishes include Spicy ahi, Miso Mayo Tako and Jalapeno Salmon; however, don’t forget about the avo bowl which is quickly becoming a favorite. And for your drinks, order a ginger lemonade. It’s an amazing combination!


6. Sweet Revenge

You can track down Sweet Revenge at many farmer’s markets on the island for your daily dose of sugar. Not only will you find something sweet to snack on, but they also have baked goods that would make a perfect addition to any meal. While there are other food trucks in Oahu that focus more on entrees, this local food truck shines when it comes to desserts. They serve everyday some of the best homemade pies made with locally sourced ingredients. 

Featured on “Top Eats in Hawaii” lists, their chicken pot pie is definitely a must-try. Other popular items include the quiche, mango cheesecake and fresh mochi. So if you’re craving something sweet and savory, or you need an energy boost from touring the island, make sure to stop at Sweet Revenge!


7. Simply Ono

Simply Ono has been a beloved local eatery since it first graced the streets of Honolulu in 1995. The food is delectable, and regular and seasonal menu items will tantalize your taste buds. As a food truck that specializes in Hawaiian-style cuisine with fresh seafood served daily, you’re sure to enjoy many amazing flavors from Oahu when dining at Simply Ono.

The food here is not only delicious, but the servings are large enough to fill you up for hours. The owners are also very friendly, which makes dining here all the more enjoyable. Most dishes come with a side of macaroni salad, green salad or garlic rice. Some customer favorites include the rack of lamb, lobster roll and shoyu pork , but really – everything on the menu is fantastic! You’ll definitely want to try their lau lau too.


8. Elena’s Lunchwagon

If you’re ever in Oahu and looking for a delicious, home-cooked style meal on the go, look no further than Elena’s Lunchwagon.  Parked in downtown Honolulu, they perfectly serve a great number of lunch rush demands. 

With 3 food trucks now across the island serving up traditional Filipino dishes like their infamous Pork Adobo Fried Rice Omelette (a tender adobo in an egg crepe envelope) or Sari-Sari soup, there’s bound to be something that everyone in your party will love. Their delicious Lechon Special (crispy pork belly pieces), Pork Gisantes, and sauteed squid are also some of their excellent choices that will be sure to hit the spot.  

Plus, with the original restaurant opened in Waipahu dating back to 1974, you know that the Butuyan family has perfected their craft after decades of practice. You won’t leave here disappointed no matter what you choose!


9. Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck

If you love shrimp, then Giovanni’s is the place for your next meal! This chain of shrimp trucks made garlic shrimp famous and serves up world-renowned food every day of the week. The original Giovanni’s location has a great spot right along Kamehameha Highway, making it easy to get to, whether you’re a local or just visiting. 

Although the truck offers many shrimp dishes, including the popular Hot & Spicy Shrimp served with two heaping scoops of rice, their world-famous Shrimp Scampi is definitely the star of the show. The Killer garlic scampi sauce that coats each and every perfectly cooked shrimp is unmatched in terms of taste and quality. You’ll be coming back for more long after you’ve cleared your plate.

No matter what you order, you’re sure to enjoy some of the best seafood around. So next time you’re in Hawaii, be sure to swing by Giovanni’s for an unforgettable meal.


10. Mike’s Huli-Huli Chicken

Mike’s Huli-Huli Chicken, located at the North Shore, is one of the best places to go for a scrumptious meal in Oahu. This food truck is most popular for their succulent barbecued chicken coated in a sweet and tangy sauce. The Hawaiian-style chicken served here will make your taste buds water with its juiciness and delicious flavor! If you’re not feeling chicken, they also have other amazing dishes on the menu such as kalua combos and shrimp plates.

In addition to the delicious food, Mike’s Huli-Huli Chicken also offers a covered patio with comfortable seating and easy parking. So what are you waiting for? Come on over today—you can’t miss it, it’s the bright yellow food truck!




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