Top Restaurant Choices in Honolulu

Food — By conniemotz on August 27, 2010 at 12:01 am

Top Restaurant Choices in Honolulu

Honolulu is a cosmopolitan city with cuisine to match.  You’ll find food available from every ethnicity including mainland fast food restaurants.  As with any island around the world, prices are generally a bit more expensive but with choices like these two top restaurants in Honolulu, you’ll be sure to enjoy the amazing service as well as the to-die-for cuisine.

Alan Wong’s Restaurant in Honolulu serves up unique cuisine along with its unique location on the third floor in an office building.  Alan Wong’s Restaurant doesn’t offer parking and it doesn’t offer ocean views while you dine – but what it does offer keeps guests coming back time after time.

As one of the most recommended restaurants on Oahu, Alan Wong’s Restaurant offers an array of mouth-watering cuisine plus an extensive wine list by which to choose an accompaniment for your dinner.  Serving up Hawaiian regional cuisine with an Asian flare, favorites at Alan Wong’s Restaurant include Mochi Crusted Opakapaka (snapper) and the Local Beef Tasting selection featuring meat from Kuahiwi Ranch and the Maui Cattle Company.

Other popular choices at Alan Wong’s Restaurant include either the five or seven course tasting menu which comes complete with wine pairing choices.  Top off your dinner with a scrumptious dessert like The Coconut (sorbet) or Five Spoonfuls of Brulees; you can also choose from an assortment of Hawaiian coffees to compliment your dessert.

Chef Roy Yamaguchi serves up his creations of Asian and Hawaiian inspired cuisine at Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine on Waikiki Beach.  Known for their fresh ingredients and a combination of European and spicy Asian flavors, Roy’s is also known for their impressive wine list and refreshing cocktails (try their Vanilla/Pineapple Martini).

With locations in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Texas, Japan, and Guam (31 locations worldwide), the original Roy’s was started with their first restaurant in Honolulu.  The concept was simple – to provide a dining experience with spacious and comfortable seating arrangement, plus a generous sized lounge, where every guest could enjoy a view of Roy’s signature kitchen in action.

A popular choice at Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine is the four course dining menu paired with wines at around $70 per person.  Other sure to please menu items include the Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi or the delicious Butterfish; for dessert, Roy’s signature sweet dish is their Classic Melting Hot Chocolate Souffle.

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