With approximately 750 miles of stunning coastline, the Hawaiian Islands are home to some of the greatest beaches in the world, and with that, amazing beachfront restaurants with breathtaking views of the vast Pacific Ocean – and really, is there anything better than enjoying a meal and stellar vistas at the same time? From upscale seafood restaurants to casual burger joints, here are 13 beachside eateries in Hawaii that will blow you away.
1. Duke’s Canoe Club, Waikiki
For incredible views of Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean in a casual, Hawaiian eatery with delicious food, look no further than Duke's Canoe Club, a well-known tourist hangout.
2. Hula Grill Kaanapali, Lahaina
This beachside eatery is a casual hub for tropical drinks, pupus, fish tacos, live music, and some stellar people watching.
3. ‘Ulu Ocean Grill + Sushi Lounge, Kailua-Kona
Located within the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, on the Big Island’s Kona Coast, this restaurant clearly has stunning views – but the culinary team also places an emphasis on local cuisine with a regional, seasonal and artisanal philosophy.
4. Oasis on the Beach, Kapaa
Located in the Waipouli Resort is this lovely Hawaiian eatery known for ocean views, fresh seafood, and delicious drinks – be sure to order a Lilikoi Martini!
5. Azure, Honolulu
This upscale oceanfront restaurant located in the Royal Hawaiian is known for their fresh seafood, hand selected daily from the Honolulu Fish Auction, ocean views, and luxurious atmosphere.
6. Mama’s Fish House, Paia
With 4.5 stars on Yelp and more than 3,500 reviews, Mama’s Fish House is definitely doing something right. With fresh and delicious seafood and a picturesque oceanfront location, there is little better than this Paia eatery.
7. Kamuela Provision Company, Waikoloa Village
Located in Waikoloa, this steak and seafood restaurant is known for their impressive wine bar and stunning sunset views over the ocean.
8. House Without A Key, Honolulu
Located in Waikiki's Halekulani Hotel, this Hawaiian restaurant serves up breakfast favorites with an island twist, as well as tropical drinks, pupus, and incredible sunset views
9. Red Salt, Koloa
Located within the Koa Kea Hotel + Resor on Kauai is Red Salt, an inventive Hawaiian restaurant with stellar ocean views, and an incredible breakfast buffet. What do you think about pineapple soufflé pancakes?
10. Cheeseburger in Paradise, Lahaina
My father-in-law consistently raves about this place, and for good reason. What’s better than a good burger? This American burger hotspot in Lahaina is as close to the beach as you can get.
11. Tiki’s Grill & Bar, Honolulu
Tiki's is the Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel's oceanside eatery known for Hawaiian cuisine, cocktails, and live music.
12. Canoe House, Waimea
This open-air eatery at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel serves upscale Hawaiian fare with sweeping views of the ocean, swaying palm trees, and those iconic Hawaiian sunsets.
13. Leilani’s, Lahaina
Leilani's on the Beach is known for their casual, family-friendly atmosphere, killer views, and a seafood-driven menu.