Waikiki is home to the state's only Cheesecake Factory, so bring a book, because there's often a wait. The menu is diverse, with pizzas, pasta, seafood, steaks and more. There are more than 30 flavors of cheesecake with fresh strawberry and Godiva chocolate the perennial best sellers. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The Honolulu Rush, February 2004, Honolulu Magazine.
Best Dessert, Bronze.
Best Dessert, Silver.