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La Mer - L'Aperitif

2199 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-923-2311
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
French, Gluten Free Options
2199 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

it's definitely hard to find another restaurant comparable to this one with regards to the food quality, ambiance, and impeccable service. Everything is to perfection! The restaurant is an open air type and we noticed that aloha shirts appear to be allowed now in addition...More

Thank carlton96816
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We ate here one evening of our stay at Halekulani. I can only say everything from start to finish was first class. The barman made me a cocktail which wasn't really to my taste - he quickly removed it and provided an alternative without being...More

Thank xxGlitterxx
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We went to La Mer for our parents 54th wedding anniversary. We were escorted to a private room with an open view of the ocean at dusk. It was a beautiful room with a stunning view and the service to match it. Everyone wait staff...More

1  Thank Suzie C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

La Mer is marvelous isle of culinary sophistication in the midst of Waikiki's many lesser, tourist-friendly offerings. Service, ambiance, and cuisine were all exceptional and the view of Diamondhead from our table was incredible. A great meal and a great evening - we can't wait...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Waikiki for a week so we tried most nice restaurant that we could ! La Mer is one of top one in wakikii , romantic cosy beautiful service ( dress code required ) Located in Halelakuni Hotel ! We had steak , Lobster...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I like being short and sweet so don't mistake the length of the review for lack of authenticity. This was the last thing we did on our honeymoon before leaving the next morning. It was sad because of how awesome the trip was but this...More

Thank Timothy A
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

There is little to say about this restaurant - everything from atmosphere to service to food is absolutely perfect. It is without flaw.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The service was 5 star The food was 5 star The ambience was 5 star We returned a few nights later for a cocktail at the bar and was pleasantly surprised to be served a nice amuse to pair with our drinks. The cheese cart...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

WOW! And more WOW! It's difficult to find the correct attributes to describe La Mer as the food, service, setting and ambience are out of this world. From the moment you step into La Mer you are made to feel special. The service are top...More

Thank Liesl P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Having dinned at La Mer several times in past years, this was by far the best culinary experience of all. They have relaxed the "sport coat" rule for gentlemen which makes the evening so much more comfortable considering we were there for three and a...More

Thank Rick1395
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Questions & Answers
12 December 2015|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in La Mer. La Mer offers prix fixe menu's of your choice of a 3-course or 4-course meal. This gives you an option to select appetizers, main entrée and dessert. We also have a Degustation... More
Wayne M
30 October 2015|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, Thank you very much for writing to us. There are certainly a few options we can suggest in order to make your day a very special one. Can I ask you to reach out to us with your email address so we may be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$250
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2199 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
    (Lewers Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2311
  • E-mail
Award-winning restaurant featuring exquisite Neoclassic French cuisine, oceanfront views. Hawaii’s longest-running AAA Five Diamond restaurant, since 1990, and the only restaurant in Hawaii to be awarded a Five-Star designation by Forbes Travel Guide. Recognized as the finest restaurant in Honolulu, La Mer captures the elegance and romance of Halekulani. Its internationally acclaimed menu features local, tropical ingredients in dishes inspired by flavors from France. Elegant evening attire for women. Dinner jackets or dress shirts, dress slacks and shoes for gentlemen. Reservations recommended. Open daily from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. As an elegant fine dining restaurant, La Mer restricts patrons to adults and children 8 years or older.
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