Hawaii August 08, 2018
Behind The Doors Of This Unimpressive Office Building Is One Of Hawaii’s Best Restaurants
Nowhere in the Aloha State will you find more mouthwatering restaurants than in the capital city of Honolulu. From the heart of Waikiki to Manoa and Kaka’ako to Kahala, Honolulu is home to more remarkable restaurants than we could possibly count. But it is in a nondescript office building in Moiliili that you will find one of the best restaurants in Hawaii. Venture to take a guess as to which iconic restaurant we’re talking about?
Though this generic, nondescript white office building located off of King Street might be forgettable, the restaurant tucked inside on the third floor is anything but.
In fact, Alan Wong's Restaurant is easily one of the most popular restaurants in all of Hawaii.
Famed chef Alan Wong shows off his expertly-crafted Asian-fusion cuisine with a Hawaiian flare at this upscale restaurant anyone would be surprised to find in this seemingly bland office building.
In addition to either 4 or 4.5-star ratings on TripAdvisor, OpenTable, and Yelp among more than 5,500 reviews, Alan Wong's Restaurant has received multiple awards since opening its doors in 1995, and it's easy to see why.
As Alan Wong's flagship restaurant, this culinary destination continues to be a studio at which to experiment with new ideas and flavors. Unique dishes are born here, innovative methods are brainstormed and developed here, and the next generation is coached to become the best they can be.
With a menu inspired by the diverse ethnic cultures found in Hawaii as well as freshly harvested ingredients found across these beautiful islands, Alan Wong's Restaurant is a marvelous showcase of what Hawaii Regional Cuisine can — and should — be.
From seafood cakes and tacos to ahi spring rolls and lobster bisque, you won't regret starting your meal with an appetizer or one of the many rotating specials.
Entrees include everything from a goat cheese and roasted beet salad and kalbi short ribs to delectable seafood dishes like pan-steamed opakapaka, red snapper, and New Zealand king salmon. No matter what your taste buds crave, you're sure to find it at Alan Wong's.
Guests may even want to try the specially curated tasting menu, a five-course meal with appetizer, three signature entrees, and Waialua chocolate "crunch bars" for dessert.
Most people certainly wouldn't expect an ambiance this luxurious or decor this upscale in an unassuming office building, would you? But yet that is exactly what sets Alan Wong's apart from the crowd.
Whether you're celebrating a promotion with family and friends or having a special date with your significant other, there is no better place to eat than Alan Wong's. If you haven't been yet, or even if you've been a hundred times, you should consider this article your reminder to visit Alan Wong's Restaurant again as soon as possible. You might want to make a reservation, though!
Alan Wong’s Restaurant is located at 1857 S King St., Honolulu, HI 96826, and is open daily for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Check out their
website to learn more.
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