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Surf Lanai

2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
+1 808-921-4600
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Hawaiian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were looking for authentic Hawaiian breakfast in Waikiki. The Surf Lanai has a great Loco Moco. Fresh farmed eggs with an awesome grass fed short ribs with mushrooms. I considered it the best Loco Moco without Spam in Hawaii. Also try the fresh Guava...More

Thank ThePlumber2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seated next to the ocean, in your own little private cabana, with the ocean-breezes gently blowing the drapes around you while the waiter brings you the Royal Pink Pancakes and the entire tea service, is not to be missed. If you have have the rewards,...More

Thank DisneyFan30
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely breakfast and the only issue was someone trying to charge their own breakfast to our room. It was quickly taken care of when I checked out of hotel. Wait staff very friendly.

1  Thank Toni M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every morning I was welcomed with big smiles and Alohas from the host/hostess. Best view of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head and delicious food ~ especially the pink pancakes!

1  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We have been staying at the Royal Hawaiian for five nights and had the breakfast buffet each morning at Surf Lanai. Every day I hoped that the staff were just having a bad day previously as the service here was consistently terrible. The front of...More

1  Thank Chloe W
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

As my other review on Azure restaurant...the Surf Lanai shares the restaurant with Azure. Surf Lanai serves breakfast and lunch. They have inside and outdoor seating. They have a breakfast buffet for $42 per person. They also serve regular breakfast. The day we went the...More

1  Thank sean96823
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Include your breakfast wirh your Royal Hawaiian stay. The Surf has an excellent buffet which includes some additional kitchen ordered eggs benedict, pancakes, etc. The staff has been there for years and are very friendly and accommodating. I always look forward to my breakfast overlooking...More

2  Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I had two amazing breakfasts here while I was in Honolulu. While I wasn't staying at the Royal Hawaiian, I wanted a breakfast spot that felt somewhat quaint while having good ocean views. This place fit the bill. They offer a buffet but I opted...More

1  Thank jbliv
Reviewed 21 February 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a leisurely lunch at the Surf Lanai restaurant at the Royal Hawaiian hotel. I had the Panzanella Salad with Grilled Coriander Prawns (Ho Farm’s Tomatoes, Japanese Cucumber, Naked Cow Dairy Labne Cheese, Kula Onions, Garlic Crisps, Chili Basil Vinaigrette) and...More

Thank ReviewFromTheHood
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I love this place for breakfast - right by the beach and always fresh food served with by a friendly waiter. Good flavours, plenty of food and service is prompt and well-executed.

3  Thank MelD65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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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