Waikiki is complete of surprises when it comes to meals! You can uncover a lot of distinctive possibilities from American meals, Chinese meals, Mexican meals, Hawaiian Meals, Japanese meals, and lots of other people! We visited a hidden gem in the heart of Waikiki referred to as Waikiki Yokocho. Thanks to our buddies more than at WhereHawaii, they invited us more than to their occasion “Passport to Waikiki Yokocho”. Exactly where we had been in a position to attempt distinctive dishes from restaurants at Waikiki Yokocho by finding our “passport” stamped at every single quit.
Waikiki Yokocho, a Japanese Meals Hall, is a hidden gem in the heart of Waikiki. Yokocho actually translates as “alleyways off to the side of the key street” but in Japan, it is crammed with pubs, bars, and restaurants that provide unique cuisines loved by each locals and guests. This Yokocho in Hawaii is the 1st of its sort in the United States far from a nearby meals court. With fourteen acclaimed restaurants that provide genuine Japanese dishes at an economical cost, the encounter will transport your senses to Japan. Several familiar Japanese-nearby-dishes that is beloved in Hawaii can be identified right here like hand-rolled musubi, green tea ice cream, and of course, Michelin-endorsed ramen.
Consuming inside any eatery requires you out of the busy street and into a distinctive and distinctive ambiance. Every single vendor has their distinctive taste and dish to provide. Yet another depth the location has is hiring personnel from mainland Japan familiar in the business. Waikiki Yokocho is a wonderful way to expire Japanese culture in the greatest way attainable: appetite satiated.
Finding back to back to the Passport to Waikiki Yokocho occasion, we had the chance to attempt seven restaurants, a decision of dessert, and a drink at NOMU. Here’s exactly where our passport took us:
Tonkotsu Kazan Ramen – Mini Ramen
Baikohken – Mini Shoyu Ramen
Kaneko Hannosuke – Mini Tendon
Kushikatsu Tanaka – Shrimp & Arabiki Kushikatsu
Umami Teppan Kingyo – Mini Katsudon
Nin Nin Curry – Mini Chicken Curry
Nana’s Green Tea – Mini Soft Serve
SevenDays – Mini Acai Bowl or Mini Chia Pudding
We completely loved our travels to Japan and fell in adore with the meals and culture! Just after this occasion, we went back a handful of days later for additional genuine Japanese meals. Waikiki Yokocho is absolutely a meals location that we will check out typically! For any person wanting a accurate Japanese encounter in Hawaii, this is a single of the greatest and what far better way to encounter culture than with meals!
2250 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
Disclosure: Wanderlustyle was invited by WhereHawaii to dine at Waikiki Yokocho. All of our opinions are truthful. Mahalo!