Breakfast is my favorite meal. Even better than regular breakfast is weekend brunch! Sometimes I just want wake up and spoil myself to the great food Hawaii has to offer. Below are my favorite Honolulu brunch options.
Important: Due to COVID restrictions, many restaurants have changed their seating, hours, and menus. Contact the restaurant directly to confirm menus and availability.
O'Kims - Korean Style Brunch
O’Kims Korean Kitchen is a a popular lunch restaurant in Chinatown. Their menu adds a Korean spin to traditional brunch items. Kimchi and sweet shoyu seasonings are paired with eggs, bacon, potatoes, and other breakfast staples.
Note: O’Kims has a BYOB policy, so if you’re wanting mimosas or champagne with your brunch, call ahead to see if it’s OK to bring in your own.
Encore Saloon - Honolulu Brunch with Mexican Twist
If you’re looking to spice up your Honolulu brunch menu, Encore Saloon has you covered. Authentic Mexican dishes, like chilaquiles, are given a brunch twist to make your morning super caliente! Don’t forget, it’s a saloon. Encore prides itself on offering an impressive selection of tequila, mezcal, and unique Mexican inspired mixed drinks!
Easy 'Que - Barbeque Brunch
It’s never too early for barbeque. Easy ‘Que is located on the east side of Oahu in Kailua. They specialize in slow cooked meats and homemade dipping sauces. For a smoky and savory Honolulu brunch, enjoy the BLT egg sandwich, brisket loco moco, or bruleed banana pudding waffles!
Egghead Cafe - Eggs, Eggs, Eggs
For many people Brunch = Eggs. If you are an egg lover, you have to try Egghead Cafe for your next Honolulu brunch. They serve a huge selection of omelettes, benedicts, french toast, pancakes, and other specials. Try something new like a Pork Belly Benedict or Prosciutto Egg Toast with basil aioli!
Island Vintage Wine Bar - Wine Paired Honolulu Brunch
Guava Mimosa? Check.
Pineapple Mimosa? Double Check.
Lilikoi Mimosa? Check all the checks!
Island Vintage Wine Bar is a restaurant with a huge wine list. But they open early and offer some unique dishes perfect for your Honolulu brunch. Pair a crisp white wine with the mediterranean octopus or sip on a bold zinfandel and snack on the burrata and raspberry crostini!
Deck - Open Air Brunch
Deck is named for the open air deck that oversees Waikiki beaches, Kapiolani Regional Park, and Diamond Head crater. This spacious rooftop restaurant serves a wide variety of brunch items and custom cocktails. If you want to feel the warm ocean breeze while you eat, there are few other Honolulu brunch options that beat Deck.
La Hiki - High End Pre Fixe Brunch
La Hiki restaurant is located on the grounds of the Four Seasons resort in Ko Olina. Rather than choose from an endless menu of items, La Hiki serves up a four-course pre fixe Honolulu brunch menu. Items you might seen on the menu include scones, oysters, cocktail shrimp, lobster tail, prime rib, and extravagant desserts.
Do you have a favorite Honolulu brunch spot? Or favorite brunch item? Let me know!