Where to Eat on Oahu, Hawaii
By: Leah Shoup
Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck
Giovanni's is an institution on the North Shore, serving their famous jumbo shrimp plates–the garlic shrimp is my favorite!
The most famous desserts in Oahu are the malasadas (similar to a donut without a hole) from this bakery–founded in 1952.
Matsumoto Shave Ice
This family-owned establishment is the perfect place to try shave ice for the first time! The line is normally long, but moves quickly.
Haleiwa Joe’s – Haiku Gardens
Haleiwa Joe's at Haiku Gardens is undoubtedly one of the prettiest places to eat in Oahu. Arrive before they open to secure a table!
Locals claim this restaurant serves up the best poke on the island, and I'm inclined to agree! Be aware that parking is limited.
Discover this fantastic location for poke bowls, just a short distance from the vibrant atmosphere of Waikiki Beach and in close proximity to major hotels!
In our opinion, Fresh Catch serves the best poke on Oahu.
Our favorite is the Shoyu Salmon Poke, although the Spicy Ahi Poke and Ahi Limu Poke were also contenders.
This shack along Kamehameha Hwy is home to the best açai bowls in Oahu, serving smoothies, coffee, and tea as well!
The North Shore location is one of the most instagrammable places to eat on Oahu, featuring menu items like bullet coffee and flavorful smoothie bowls.
Hawaiian Aroma Caffe is located on the second floor of the Beachcomber Waikiki Hotel and serves specialty waffles, açai bowls, paninis, and more.
Read more about where to eat in Oahu here!