After you’ve spent the day exploring Pearl Harbor, there’s no need to rush off. Remember, you’re still on island time so why not head to one of the nearby restaurants or cafes to fill your stomach with some of the finest food the island has to offer?
Within a 30-minute drive of Pearl Harbor there are some really great, unique dining experiences that are bound to remind you why you love Oahu so much. Whether it’s steak and crab or lobster you’re after, or a strawberry pie that will warm your soul, the Pearl City and Pearl Harbor areas are filled with great places to eat. Here are some favorites:
Address: 99-16 Kamehameha Hwy, Aiea.
Dixie Grill features the cuisine of the Barbecue Belt and coastal regions of the southeastern United States. They smoke everything from brisket to turkey, and specialize in southern favorites like fried pickles; okra, mac n cheese, and collard greens. They even have crab by the bucket load.
Forty Niner Restaurant
98-110 Honomanu St, Aiea.
This simple kitchen serves spectacular down-home local chow from saimin and garlic chicken to burgers and pancakes. You won’t regret this one, that’s for sure.
Buzz’s Original Steak House
98 Kuahao Pl, Pearl City
Relaxed outpost serving up surf ‘n’ turf in a festive, old Hawaii tiki hut setting. Their jam-packed menu is full of delicious goodies, including ribeye steaks, sirloin steaks, crab, lobster, lamb rack, pork chops, shrimp, and even escargot.
Anna Miller’s Restaurant
Pearlridge Center, 98-115 Kaonohi St, Aiea.
Famous for their 31 varieties of homemade pies, Anna Miller’s is one of the island’s longest running restaurants and an island institution. They’re open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.