If you truly love beautiful beaches, sunsets, and natural island beauty, Oahu is most likely already on your list of places to consider for a honeymoon or couples getaway.
This destination offers a variety of five star dining options because what is more romantic than dinner for two at a secluded table in a luxurious island location? Nothing. What could look great at any restaurant tastes even better against white linen and the feeling of ocean breeze.
We’ve selected some of the most romantic restaurants on the island ranging in cuisine type so that you can taste the flavors of Hawaii with your loved one in the most beautiful setting possible.
Recognized as the finest restaurant in Honolulu, La Mer is the epitome of fine, romantic dining.
La Mer has been awarded a five-star designation by Forbes Travel Guide for multiple years — the only restaurant in Hawaii to receive this accolade. Our internationally acclaimed menu features local, tropical ingredients in dishes inspired by flavors from the south of France.
Celebrated as Hawaii’s longest, consecutively ranked AAA Five-Diamond Restaurant, La Mer blends elevated service with exceptional cuisine, all with extraordinary views of the Pacific. Tranquil, graceful and refined, La Mer epitomizes superlative fine dining, and is Honolulu’s most sought-after restaurant.
The Beachhouse at the Moana
If you and your significant other want a little history, stellar views and top-notch service to go with your fine dining experience, then make reservations for two at the Beachhouse. The menu features a raw bar, appetizers, salads and soups made with local ingredients, as well as steaks, Maine lobster tail, Alaskan king crab legs, prawns and foie gras. Beachhouse also has an international wine list to expertly compliment each dish–including more than 20 wines by the glass–as well as a private Beachhouse label cabernet sauvignon.
Haleiwa Joes- Haiku Gardens
A local favorite, Haleiwa Joes offers beautiful views, an extensive menu, and is a great option if you are looking for a romantic yet affordable dining. The Haiku Gardens location on the windward side of the island offers a stunning view of the botanicals, blooming flowers and lily ponds. The serenity of Haiku Gardens also makes this a popular venue for date nights, wedding parties, and special events. The menu features fresh fish, tacos, salad, and a mouthwatering dessert menu. You may want to arrive a little early, as a line starts forming around 6 pm.
Michel’s at the Colony Surf has been inspiring romance since 1962. For visitors and locals alike, the romantic spot is the perfect place to celebrate whether for a honeymoon, major anniversary or any accomplishment. Waves break as you dine on delectable French haute cuisine with island flair. start your romantic dining experience with Michel’s lobster bisque, fresh Maine lobster meat flamed in Cognac, indulge in beef tenderloin au poivre flamed in Jack Daniels with a black peppercorn crust and finish the fine dining experience with Hawaiian apple-banana flambé, made of locally grown bananas flambéed in dark rum over vanilla ice cream.
Roy’s Beach House at Turtle Bay
Looking to switch it up and have a romantic lunch instead of dinner? Located right on the breathtaking Kuilima Cove, this new Roy’s location is a casual yet upscale alternative for resort guests, residents and visitors. The open-air restaurant is the first and only Roy’s restaurant to focus on lunch. The menu features ultra-fresh, locally sourced cuisine making it the place to dine on the North Shore. Ask for a table on the patio and sit back with your loved one as you sip on the “Drunken Pineapple” Colada made with a house recipe pina colada, blended with locally grown pineapples soaked in Stoli Vanilla Vodka and Malibu Rum. Cheers!
Whether you’re looking to gaze out at the ocean or up at the mountains with your loved one, Oahu has an extensive list of romantic dining options across the entire island.