It doesn’t take much to get in touch with your romantic side here in Hawaii. There’s the close connection to nature, lots of beautiful sunsets to see, and plenty of relaxing activities to enjoy with your sweetheart. If you want to enjoy a memorable dinner while visiting us on your Hawaii vacation, read through some of our top choices. and then don’t forget to make a reservation at one of these romantic restaurants in Oahu and create some special memories!
Refined and elegant, La Mer is consistently ranked 5 stars for service, cuisine, and ambiance. The impeccable dining room sets a quiet scene for delectable southern French cuisine, infused with Hawaiian ingredients. Enjoy your meal right near the water with Diamond Head as your backdrop. Well worth the splurge, La Mer has a wide range of seafood and meat dishes to please any palate, including a tasting menu.
Amuse Wine Bar
If you want the focus of your romantic dinner to start with some vintage wines, then try Amuse Wine Bar. You can sample 80 different wines in a very modern and trendy atmosphere, where you can even pour your desired portion from a number of bottle dispensers. And they have a diverse range of dining options, with some robust appetizers and cheese plates, in addition to scrumptious desserts that you will definitely want to save room for! Amuse also features live music, so check their website to see what type of ambiance they’ll be creating during your visit.
Top rated Chef Mavro is a small, intimate restaurant in Honolulu that features creative and innovative regional cuisine. A popular restaurant for couples, they offer food & wine pairings, as well as prix fixe menus with three, four, and six courses. The chef is known to come out and visit tables on special occasions and they definitely care about service and presentation at Chef Mavro!
The interior of Alan Wong’s is enough to make you swoon, but the menu that highlights fresh and regional ingredients is where this restaurant really shines. The dining room is a gorgeous, pale room, accented with gleaming wood, flowers, and artwork. Some notable dishes from Alan Wong’s are the macadamia-coconut crusted lamb chops and the ginger crusted onaga, both of which will leave your mouth watering. Definitely leave some room for their creative and Instagram-worthy dessert creations!
This upscale, classic French restaurant at Colony Surf offers a heavenly menu with beach or city views. Enjoy dishes like chateaubriand or seafood en papillotte, but make sure to leave room for their flambe desserts. While you enjoy every savory morsel of this amazing cuisine, marvel at the beautiful views and romantic sunsets. When making your reservation, inquire about window seats and their dress code.
If you’re in the North Shore neighborhood, reserve a table at this restaurant inside Turtle Bay resort. They use local cuisine with fresh ingredients and the menu changes frequently depending on what’s in season. Enjoy the view, and ask for a window seat when you make your reservation. They have a five course tasting menu, as well with innovative entrees like Thai chili-braised fish with cucumber gazpacho and seared scallops in “faux” polenta.