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Beachhouse at the Moana

2365 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5041
+1 808-921-4600
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (68 reviews)
“petite filet” (9 reviews)
“cioppino” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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2365 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5041
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171 - 180 of 636 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our last meal on the island. Reservations a must for beach front tables. Hostess and server ... excellent! Variety of dishes tried. Seafood chowder ... excellent. Fish dishes enjoyed by entire party. Steak was a little tough for the price. Apps were also quite tasty....More

Thank FireProf
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Thank you for the great review and the sharing of your experience. It is, indeed, a romantic restaurant -- bvut kids are always welcome! I will talk to chef about the steak.

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The beautiful location with live music for lunch with great service and really tasty lunch..the fresh fish over lentils and beans in garlic aioli with bacon chutney was so delish and really nice portion ..really fab..the service is so attentive and nice ..right on the...More

Thank 2kitty2
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Aloha, and thank you for the great comments! The fresh catch (or "catch of the moment" as our chef calls it) always hails from local waters.

Reviewed 25 October 2016

The beachhouse bar is in a natural court formed by an immense banyan tree, planted in 1885. The bar is enclosed on threesidesmbynthe hotel and it's verandas, but opens on Waikiki beach and the ocean, giving guests a feeling of what it was like to...More

Thank Sam M
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

The Moana is, indeed, the "First Lady of Waikiki" -- in more ways than one: she was the first hotel in Waikiki, but regardless she continues to be the "first" in elegance and fine accommodations! We have a historical room on the second floor, and...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Aloha to the best dinner, view, experience we've had in a while. We sat right by the water at the end of the porch. Mai Tai was the best on the island. Wait staff was attentive and neat. Band was good not to loud (no...More

Thank iwearblack
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Aloha! Thank you so much for the wonderful review -- we're delighted you had such a great time. You also bring up a great point: "powered by aloha." To an unfortunate few, the word "aloha" has become a cliché or marketing ploy. To those of...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Although we stayed at the Hyatt across the street we came for drinks in the afternoon underneath the ambience of the banyan tree to enjoy the view of the beach at The Beach Bar (also highly recommend). Then we came back again the next day....More

Thank bayoumom62
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Aloha, and thank you for the shout out to Paschal -- he is such a wonderful man! Paschal receives more comments (all positive) than any server I have ever had the pleasure to work with. Must be the Irish charm!

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Surfrider, and came here for dinner. We were sat with the beach view. Our waiter was very attentive, gave great recommendations and explained each course as it came out. We had the meal for 2 tomahawk steak and it was cooked...More

Thank mrskp91
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for joining us here at the Beachhouse for dinner. We appreciate your gracious comments regarding the food and service, We strive to give every guest a memorable experience. Happy belated Anniversary.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Such a beautiful old building set right on the beach the hotel is part of the Westin chain and the service is excellent. The beach house is open for all meals but our favourite was breakfast, a stunning range of foods local and exotic so...More

Thank Peter B
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Mahalo, Peter B. for your comments on our hotel and specifically the Beachhouse. We are glad that you had a great time and we look forward to your next visit. P.S. We like the breakfast too!

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had booked several weeks out to make sure we didnt miss out as earlier visits had shown how busy this place gets. We also booked for 6pm so we could get seats down the end of the verandah and close to the music and...More

Thank Sally S
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for the stellar review -- we certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. For anyone who has not dined with us yet, you make a great point: come early for the best table and a view of the sunset!

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The setting of this restaurant was lovely with a nice atmosphere. The food was disappointing- steak not great and the side order of Brussels sprouts was burnt beyond recognition, not a green leaf in sight! Much better places to visit whilst in Honolulu. However, the...More

Thank Hannah C
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Aloha! I am so sorry that you did not find the food to be on the same level as the service and setting. For steaks, we offer only the finest USDA Prime as well as American Wagyu, but certainly there will be a cut of...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016

Dined here last night . The ambience of the the place is incredible . Hawaiian music in the background and very romantic . Service was very professional and our waiter was awesome . Mai tai cocktail was delicious .we decided on the $85 per person...More

1  Thank Byron R
Brett C, Manager at Beachhouse at the Moana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. My name is Brett -- I am the manager you spoke with that night. We are quite proud of our meat selections -- they are either USDA Prime or American Wagyu. Even the...More

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Angie D
8 November 2017|
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Response from TJH712 | Reviewed this property |
When we dined there ,about 4 tables had children there,however it's not a restaurant for kids to run around in
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Jay B
24 March 2015|
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Response from NSF4040 | Reviewed this property |
Causal. My wife and I wore Hawaiin shirts and blouse. We saw causal including shorts, business causal and while we were have dinner there were two formal weddings! We had an evening meal. Hope this helps,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$70
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2365 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5041
    (Kaiulani)
  • Public Transportation: General: from Ala Moana Center, any "Waikiki" bound bus will take you to Kuhio Avenue. Then disembark on Ka'iulani Avenue cross street and walk towards Kalakaua Avenue. From that point, the Moana Surfider, A Westin Resort & Spa can not be missed. From University area: take route 4 to Kuhio/Ka'iulani Avenue intersection.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-921-4600
Description
On the beach at Waikiki, beachhouse at the moana offers the finest steaks, freshest seafood and vibrant island inspired cuisine, utilizing the highest quality and locally sourced ingredients. Accented with an award winning wine list and signature hand-crafted cocktails, beachhouse at the moana presents a timeless setting amidst the iconic Moana and the tranquil Pacific.
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