Foodies Rejoice! Take a Sneak Peek at the Best of Honolulu Festival’s Food Vendors

This year’s impressive lineup of food vendors, from brunch’s best Café Kaila to food truck favorite Gyozilla, will leave you wishing you had room for more.


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Menu TBA.

 

Bao Tao’n

Bao Tao’n offers traditional bao buns with some crispy fillings, such as pork belly and Korean fried chicken. The treats cost $10 for two pieces.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Big City Diner

Big City Diner

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A local classic, Big City Diner will serve up some of its most popular dishes: Big City chili with rice and baby back ribs with guava-barbecue sauce along with a li hing lemonade to cool you off.

Cash only.

 

Café Kaila

Cafe Kaila Waffles

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The brunch restaurant will serve waffles topped with your choice of haupia syrup and mac nuts, a homemade strawberry purée, a maple bacon blueberry topping, or whipped cream and maple syrup. Pair the sweet treats with some freshly squeezed strawberry lemonade.

Cash only.

 

Country Shave Ice

Menu TBA.

 

Gyozilla

Gyozilla

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A twist on a traditional Japanese street food, the Gyozilla team will be folding, pinching and frying up their OG (original gyoza), Okonomiyaki, Ninniku and ginger chicken gyoza. The group will also offer “Baecon,” or bacon-wrapped mochi, as well as some vegetarian garlic noodles.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Ice HNL

ICE HNL

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Cool down with Ice HNL’s smokin’ lemonades for $7, one of its bucket spritzers or an Instagrammable flamingo floaty drink for $10 in the Ice Ice Berry or #Mango(als) flavor.

Cash only.

 

Island Vintage Coffee

Island Vintage Coffee

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Mango season calls for a fresh mango acai bowl from Island Vintage Coffee, made especially for the Best of Honolulu Festival. Enjoy Island Vintage’s Lilikoʻi Moana bowl or its special mango bowl for $10 and pair it with a 100-percent Kaʻū cold brew coffee for $4.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Istanbul Restaurant

Istanbul

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Try some authentic Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine from Istanbul Restaurant, including four types of pita bread wraps (Iskender Doner lamb, Adana Kebab steak, organic chicken and vegetarian), several kebab plates and a house-made hummus plate. Finish your night on a sweet note with a Hawaiian vanilla bean crème brûlée.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Jamba Juice Hawaii

Jamba Juice

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Jamba will sell an all-$5 menu. Pick up a traditional 16 ounce Orange Dream or Strawberry Whirl smoothies or an Acai Primo bowl blended with Greek yogurt and topped with fresh fruit.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Mr. Tea Café

The mustache cup will be at the Best of Honolulu Festival filled with black milk tea or a special jasmine lychee ice tea. Mr. Tea Café will also offer lychee jelly, coffee jelly and a custard to add to your drink in addition to boba.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Nosh

NOSH

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Indulge in some ethnic vegetarian goodies from Nosh, including a traditional Brazilian cheese bread called pão de queijo or a spinach cheese dip. If you have room for something sweet, enjoy sweet sliders with fresh strawberries and Nutella.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

PF Chang’s  Waikīkī 

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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PF Changs will serve its refreshing chicken lettuce wraps, spicy chicken, and vegetarian fried rice for $4 in a single serving and $9 for a mixed plate. Save room for Uncle’s Ice Cream sandwiches!

 

Teapresso Bar

Teapresso Bar will serve its classic Teapresso milk tea, Thai tea and honeydew milk tea alongside its fruity strawberry lilikoʻi and Waikīkī Sunset Lemonade. For the coffee lovers, a Vietnamese milk coffee and black coffee will be available. The small cups will be $5 and the large cups will be $7.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers

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Teddy’s will be serving its signature burgers, regular and garlic chicken tenders, fries and corn dogs. Wash it all down with your choice of original and strawberry lemonades or bottled water. 

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

Uncle Lani’s Poi Mochi

Menu TBA.

 

Ubae

UBAE

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Ube cheesecake, ube tarts, ube crinkle cookies, ube everything. Ubae will offer some of its tastiest purple bite-sized treats at the Best of Honolulu Festival starting at $4.

Cash only.

 

Ulu Mana Inc.

ʻUlu Mana will offer its unique hummus made with locally sourced ʻulu  and ʻulu chips cooked in coconut oil for $7 each.

All major credit cards will be accepted.

 

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