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These 15 Restaurants Serve The Best Loco Moco In Hawaii

A beef patty nestled into a bed of rice with a fried over-easy egg balanced on top, with a smothering of brown gravy bringing everything together. This is the loco moco, and it is absolutely to die for. Said to have originated in the 1940s, the dish is the epitome of Hawaiian plate-lunch cuisine. It can satisfy the raging appetite of a surfer or hiker, or even cure the occasional hangover. Because the loco moco may not be something you want to eat on a regular basis, you’ve really got to make the best choice possible – and you can’t go wrong with the local favorite from any of these 15 restaurants.

Aren’t you totally craving a loco moco now? Because I sure am! Did I miss your favorite restaurant? Share your opinions with us in the comments below!

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. Since moving to Hawaii from the mainland two years ago, she has become obsessed with hiking, beach trips, and Kona coffee.