When it's time to dock in Honolulu, those who have been on a cruise ship for a while will be ready to stretch their legs and explore a change of scenery. There's no better way to do that than explore the culinary options in close proximity to the port. Because the port is in the heart of Honolulu, there's an abundance of great restaurants in walking distance as well as just a few minutes away by car.
To kick back with a cocktail and watch a game or listen to live music, relax at the Mai Tai Bar in nearby Ala Moana Shopping Center. This open air restaurant/lounge is a fun place with a lively atmosphere and amazing menu.
Just steps from the dock is the Gordon Biersch Brewery. Resting waterfront in the Aloha Tower, the brewery serves up high quality pub fare, along with a wide selection of on tap beer. You'll find a mix of both locals and visitors alike, and this is a fun place for a high energy group meal, or a casual lunch.
For a more upscale meal while on land, Pineapple Room at Ala Moana Shopping Center serves up dishes by famed local chef Alan Wong. Pacific Rim cuisine served in the elegant atmosphere is an ideal island style meal for two.
The options are vast and there's a good chance that no matter what the palate is craving it can be satisfied on land in Honolulu.