1. Mina’s Fish House
Mina’s Fish House, located in the Four Seasons Resort, is one of Oahu’s most fantastic seafood restaurants not only because of its delectable menu items but also for its stunning views. Yes, you read that right! Diners have ocean views from every seat in this restaurant which is nestled right on the beach and only a few feet away from the sand.
You’ll have a hard time choosing what to order at this seafood paradise, and if you want to try distinctive flavors, try the Surf’ n Turf Ahi Poke and Seared Yellowfin & Foie Gras (with black truffle potato cake and pinot noir reduction). Make sure you come with an appetite though, because these meals are hearty. Don’t forget to try their Hawaiian Seafood Tower!
2. The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood
The Signature Restaurant is most well-known for their steaks, but seafood lovers need not worry. This steakhouse also has some of the best seafood in town.
The Furikake Crusted Ahi and Signature Seafood Tower (whole Maine lobster, jumbo shrimp cocktail, ahi sashimi, and fresh oysters) are two of the fan favorites from the menu designed by restaurant’s chefs renowned for their culinary innovation when it comes to their dishes. When it comes to food quality, you can expect nothing less than perfection and uniqueness from this restaurant.
And, of course, they don’t forget your wine to pair with the excellent food. They have an impressive wine list with more than 100 different wines available by the bottle. So what are you waiting for? Dine in at The Signature Restaurant and see for yourself!
3. Ono Seafood
If you’re short on time but want to taste Hawaii’s seafood, head to Ono Seafood. They serve up some of the best poke bowls around, and it seems they’ve perfected this dish thanks to their locally sourced fish that’s all made in-house.
Prices are reasonable for all of their meals, so it will surely fit into your budget. Just be aware that their location is a little off the beaten path and parking is limited. But all of these drawbacks are worthwhile when you get a taste of their food, so next time you’re feeling hunger pangs, go to Ono Seafood!
4. Wai’Olu Ocean Cuisine
Looking for a breathtaking view to go along with your meal? Look no further than Wai’olu Ocean Cuisine, located at Trump International Hotel in Waikiki. This restaurant is classy and able to appeal to any type of customer.
With fresh seafood and sushi on the menu, you’ll be able to enjoy stunning views of Waikiki while indulging in delicious dishes made with local ingredients. The Surf & Turf is a must-try – it features slow-braised prime short rib and butter-poached king crab served alongside spinach, maitake mushrooms and creamy potato puree. Trust us, you won’t leave this restaurant feeling anything less than disappointed!
5. La Vie Waikiki
What’s better than enjoying a delicious seafood meal while overlooking the stunning views of Waikiki? At La Vie Waikiki, you can do just that! This modern French restaurant is located on the 9th floor of the Ritz-Carlton Residences and offers 3- and 5-course dinners alongside an a la carte menu- all will surely satisfy you. And if that isn’t enough to please you, they also have nightly live piano to keep you entertained during your meal here.
At La Vie, you won’t also be disappointed with the range of wines available to choose from. If cocktails are more your thing, don’t worry, because they have those too – The King’s Secret and Last Night in Oaxaca sound particularly enticing! And of course, all the classics are there if you’re feeling safe. Honestly though, with a French restaurant like this we can only expect good things. So come on over and enjoy an evening at La Vie Waikiki!
6. Azure Restaurant
Azure is a seafood paradise with picturesque views of the Waikiki shoreline. With serving different dishes including some of the Hawaiian classics like ahi poke and only with the freshest local ingredients, it’s no wonder this restaurant has made such a name for itself. The elegant yet contemporary atmosphere makes Azure ideal whether you’re looking for romance or just wanting to enjoy some good company and an even better view of Waikiki Beach from the patio.
Situated on the Ilikai Hotel’s top floor, PESCA is a luxurious seafood restaurant with Mediterranean influences. You’ll have an amazing time thanks to the stunning views of Waikiki Beach and the ocean that you can see through the expansive windows. Plus, their seafood comes from sustainable fishing practices- so you can enjoy your meal guilt free! They fly fresh catches from Hawaii and other parts of the world daily.
Delicacies like Scallop Tartar and Fresh Caviar are only the beginning at PESCA. With experienced chefs, this is a menu you won’t be able to forget with other entrees such as Dungeness Crab or Fresh Catch of the Day fresh.
8. SKY Waikiki Raw & Bar
Dine in SKY Waikiki for a breathtaking experience you won’t find anywhere else. Sitting on their rooftop venue, you get the chance to see the striking views of Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach and Honolulu’s skyline. This is the perfect spot to enjoy fresh seafood and innovative cocktails with your friends or loved ones.
While enjoying stunning views, begin your delicious journey with their Oyster Shooters followed by either the flavorful Garlic Shrimp or Char-Grilled Branzino. But that’s not all – they have plenty of other amazing dishes for those seeking something different from their typical fare! At SKY Waikiki, you can have the best of both worlds: beautiful scenery and fantastic food & drinks!
9. Roy’s Waikiki
Roy’s Waikiki is a beautiful restaurant located in the heart of Waikiki that you definitely don’t want to miss out on. The creator behind it, Roy Yamaguchi, has Hawaii’s culinary scene completely figured out with his unique spin on things. You’ll find an array of delectable dishes here, all aesthetically pleasing and packed with flavor.
The menu offers inventive modern creations such as Hibachi Grilled Atlantic Salmon and Misoyaki Butterfish flavored with Sweet Ginger Wasabi Butter – both items are local favorites! So what are you waiting for? Come by and satisfy your appetite today!
10. Karai Crab
At Karai Crab, the shellfish is so plentiful that even those with the most delicate appetites will be appeased. It’s a must-visit for tourists looking to get an authentic taste of Hawaii. You’ll be greeted with a relaxed atmosphere and unique take on your typical dining experience. This is also one of the top restaurants for seafood lovers. In addition to seafood boil, they also offer Miso Sake Clams and Seafood Linguine among other delectable options.