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Surf Lanai

2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
+1 808-921-4600
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughters and I enjoyed breakfast here one morning away from the hustle and bustle of our hotel in Waikiki. Surf Lanai is part of the Royal Hawaiian (or pink palace). It is definitely work coming (or even better staying) I had a simple granola...More

Thank 4kiwismiths
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We really enjoyed the full breakfasts at Surf Lanai - food was deliciously prepared and sitting overlooking the ocean is magical.

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Part of the "Pink Palace" Royal Hawaiian Hotel this restaurant is situated right on the beach. We called in for lunch and were seated at a table on the terrace so we were not exposed directly to the sun's rays. This was ideal because it...More

1  Thank Peeceecee
Reviewed 17 April 2017

And eggs benedict! Hard to go past here for breakfast if you're staying at the Royal Hawaiian. Superb location, food great, service good.

Thank Dazzle44
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Food and service were spectacular. Had the Breakfast buffet. But the best part was our waiter, Stanton. Gave us a wonderful history of Hawaii and totally engrossed my teens in Hawaiian history. Wonderful sense of humor. Hope you get lucky enough to get Stanton as...More

Thank mom2boysanddogs
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Loved the breakfast buffet. Lots of great options. One of us ordered a la carte and the food was delicious. The kids ate for free so great value too! The views of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head made for a great start to our Hawaiian...More

Thank momagerBC
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Me and my friends came here for brekkie one morning, The staff were unfriendly and rude. There were birds everywhere and they started to circle our table as soon as we were seated. Opposite us a family practically fled their table due to birds attacking...More

Thank SaritaM06
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This location has another name depending on the time of day- one serves breakfast/brunch, the other dinner Ate breakfast here three mornings and tried three different dishes- all were delish and I would recommend.

Thank mleehalloran
Reviewed 8 February 2017

You will love the outdoor service and lounge chairs. The only thing is it will cost from $50 and up for a covered spot. I thought it was pricey to sit out in the pool and sand area and need to pay for it.

Thank Evelyn H
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very dignified service, the food was good but the menu was limited. The view of the beach if lovely but the ever present seagulls walking around your feet and alighting on empty chairs takes a little of the shine off. I enjoyed it overall.

Thank SLT1962
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-921-4600
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