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The 13 Best Buffets in Honolulu

Finding the best buffets in Honolulu can be challenging, since there are so many to choose from.

Whether you’re looking for seafood, Hawaiian cuisine, Japanese food, or something in between, Honolulu will have plenty of buffets to keep your taste buds happy and your stomach full.

Here are 13 of the best Honolulu buffets to try on your next Oahu vacation:

  1. Plumeria Beach House – In the mood for some killer breakfast choices? No problem. Plumeria offers buffets that run throughout the day. Menu options range from Asian to American to Mediterranean.
  2. Prince Court Restaurant – Prince Court Restaurant has one of the most famous and popular restaurants in Honolulu. With panoramic views of Ala Wai Yacht Harbor and a blend of tastes from the East and the West, you can’t go wrong.
  3. Kai Market – Located inside the Sheraton in Waikiki, Kai Market offers breakfast buffets and dinner buffets. For a real treat, stop by on a seafood night or on a holiday.
  4. Hakone – Japanese food buffs will love this restaurant. Hakone has an all-you-can eat sashimi and sushi buffet that completes the experience with kimono-clad waitresses.
  5. Makino Chaya – Another great option that serves up plenty of Japanese food, Makino Chaya also throws in great deserts and mainland food choices.
  6. Todai – For another extensive exploration of seafood, head over to Waikiki’s Todai, a sushi-and seafood-lover’s paradise.
  7. The Willows – The Willows’ buffet is well known as one of the best buffet spots offering both American and Hawaiian cuisine.
  8. The Orchids at Halekulani – The elegant Orchids restaurant is considered by some to be the very best buffet on Honolulu’s menu, but it’s not the cheapest. Dress well and bring your appetite.
  9. Pagoda – Pagoda Hotel’s restaurant is another great buffet choice. The “floating” restaurant is surrounded by koi ponds and a Japanese garden, offering a serene dining experience that you’ll never forget.
  10. Kuhio Beach Grill – The breakfast buffet here offers omelets, egg dishes, waffles, fruit, as well as some Asian options.
  11. Kats Sushi – All-you-can-eat sushi and Japanese alcohol is the name of the game at Kats Sushi. It’s also more affordable than other all-you-can-eat options around the island, so this is a good choice for the budget traveler who loves raw fish.
  12. Shorebird Restaurant and Beach Bar – Want a cheap buffet? Shorebird Restaurant and Beach Bar is around $16, despite being right on Waikiki Beach.
  13. House Without a Key – One of Honolulu’s most famous restaurants, House Without A Key also has one of the island’s best breakfast buffets. Its Sunday Brunch menu has a large selection of American, Asian, and Hawaiian choices.


As you can see, there are countless buffets in Honolulu. Whether you want breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you’ll always be able to find a buffet to fill you up.

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