Dining in Waikiki


Where to Eat

California Pizza Kitchen 2008
Golden Dragon 2007-2008
Hakone Steakhouse Sushi Bar 2006
Hau Tree Lanai
House Without a Key 2008
Hy's Steakhouse 2006 & 2008
Kaiwa Waikiki
Keo's in Waikiki 2007
Kyo-Ya Japanese Restaurant 2007


L&L Drive Inn
La Mer 2006-2008
Michel's 2007-2008
Nobu Waikiki 2008
Orchids 2006-2008
Roy's Restaurant 2006-2008
Ruth's Chris Steak House 2006-2008
Sansei Seafood & Sushi Bar 2006
Sergio's Italian Restaurant  2007-2008
Taormina Sicilian
The Cheesecake Factory 2006 & 2008
Tiki's Bar & Grill 2007-2008
Todai Restaurant 2008
Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin
Yard House 2008
= Winner of HONOLULU Magazine's Best of HONOLULU 2008.  For a complete list of winners, click here.
= Winner of HONOLULU Magazine's Hale Aina Awards.  To learn more about these awards, click here.




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Top of Waikiki

Top of Waikiki is the island’s only spinning restaurant. The whole rotation system is simpler than you might think: The dining room rests on 88 hard, rubberized wheels, and is driven by a single, half-horsepower motor. Maintenance worker Roy Magarro (above) has been the one keeping things spinning smoothly for almost 44 years now, since the restaurant opened in 1965. Luckily it doesn’t take too much work; Magarro only replaces about five wheels per year.


Waikiki Business Plaza, 2270 Kalakaua Ave., 18th Floor, 923-3877,  www.topofwaikiki.com.