At this fantastic caf�, you can either step in for a smoothie or a full-bodied cup or coffee, or you can stay awhile and have a light meal as well. Cr�pes are a specialty, both savory and sweet, and you can also pick up an omelet, salad, sandwich, or stir-fried dish. Cakes and cookies make an appearance as well, as do some great vegetarian options, including vegan, low-fat, and tofu-based fare. Consider Mocha Java a stop-off close to the port, or make it a destination for a satisfying, tasty meal. Dine outside and people watch or enjoy the A/C indoors, and browse the shopping center after.
Recommended for Restaurants near Cruise Port because: Mocha Java has been serving up delicious breakfast, lunch and coffee for years, and never fails to satisfy.
Jade's expert tip: Try the curry vegetable crepe.
Bogart's is one of those hole-in-the-wall places that is a tried and true reliable joint for locals in search of that perfect breakfast. Whether taken to eat on the go or eaten at one of their small sidewalk or indoor tables, Bogart's is a not to miss place for anyone vising Honolulu. The tiny cafe has an extensive hand written menu on the wall, and although it's quite varied and long, everything is really good. The coffees are also great and they have every type of espresso you could want. A real hit is the breakfast bagel sandwich, can't go wrong with that.
Recommended for Restaurants near Cruise Port because: Bogart's is a hole in the wall with an extensive menu offering on the go delicious food.
Jade's expert tip: It's a good idea to call ahead and order, they can be quite packed in the mornings.
In tribute to Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii's renowned swimmer, surfer, and Olympic athlete, this casual restaurant offers patrons a wealth of island culture. Memorabilia, live Hawaiian music, and fresh local seafood are among the attractions that have folks returning again and again. Food is served all day, and lunchtime brings fresh fish, steaks, burgers, pizza, and sandwiches. A midday buffet features kalua pork, teriyaki chicken, just-caught fish, and a salad bar. The hula pie, a house special, is not-to-be-missed. Duke's is located right on Waikiki Beach, where fine white sand and world class surf create an unbeatable view. Go around sunset for dinner and watch the colors change over Diamond Head crater.
Recommended for Restaurants near Cruise Port because: Duke's is famous for serving delicious regional dishes and tropical cocktails in a beautiful, oceanfront location.
Jade's expert tip: If you're going for lunch or dinner, always make reservations.
Since it never closes, this coffee shop is a perpetual favorite with those looking for sustenance in the wee hours. Its relaxed ambiance welcomes a laid-back crowd, and the all-day breakfast pulls in its share of satisfied patrons too. Ideal in the morning, the comforting aroma of bacon and eggs also appeals to diners looking for a late-night snack. Lunch and dinner are offered as well, and you'll find karaoke and live music in the cocktail lounge, come evening. The coffee house is centrally located in the heart of Waikiki, making it easily accessible from both the surrounding hotels as well as night clubs.
Recommended for Restaurants near Cruise Port because: Wailana Coffee house is a morning and late night staple, serving breakfast fare and coffee all day - and night - long.
Jade's expert tip: Open 24 hours!
If you're longing for authentic Hawaiian ambiance, there's no better way to satisfy the craving than at this charming bar. Its beach locale, terrific panorama of Diamond Head, and relaxed clientele all contribute to an ideal experience, and the fantastic tropical drinks - especially the lush mai tai's - ensure that your mood remains upbeat. A host of other beverages can also be found, along with food offerings and local entertainment in the evenings. Weekends nights often feature live bands, and any sports events are broadcasted on several flat screen televisions to a busy crowd of sports lovers. Any night of the week draws a solid and friendly crowd to this popular Waikiki bar.
Recommended for Restaurants near Cruise Port because: Mai Tai's serves offers great food, drinks and entertainment and is close to the port.
Jade's expert tip: Late night happy hour is from 8 to 11 p.m.
Hip coffee shop, haven for artists of all types, and gathering place for social events - those are just some of the ways you can describe Fresh Cafe in the Kakaako area of Honolulu. Serving up local coffees and espresso in all forms, teas, fruit smoothies, bagels, and other quick and delicious meals, Fresh Cafe is a happening spot that's also home to a bar and gathering space called The Loft. Open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays, Fresh Cafe has the latest cafe hours in town. They pride on supporting "next level dreamers, fearless innovators, and for having the largest slam poetry event in the nation."
Recommended for Restaurants near Cruise Port because: Fresh Cafe is known for their delicious local coffee and healthy food, much of which is locally sourced.
Jade's expert tip: Check out Art and Thrift at Fresh Cafe on Thursdays.
Always bustling, this fabulous microbrewery is one of the area's top destinations for flavorful beers and incredible, pub-inspired fare. Views of the harbor greet patrons, who love the sociability of the place. Able to hold legions of folks, Gordon Biersch offers a couple of bars if you want to mix with friendly singles. Plus, the bartenders will let you sample the beers so that you can be sure of which one you want! Happy hour is popular with young professionals, but the party is pretty constant. On occasion, you'll find live music, but you're always guaranteed a good time and great food!
Recommended for Restaurants near Cruise Port because: This brewery is located right at the cruise port, and serves delicious beer on tap and great pub fare.
Jade's expert tip: Happy hour is Monday through Wednesday form 4 to 6:30 p.m.