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Surf Lanai

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2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
+1 808-921-4600
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06:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
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Portland, Oregon
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168 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place for a leisure buffet breakfast on Waikiki Beach. It is part of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Excellent friendly service and a wide range of breakfast offerings--something for everybody. If you're willing to wait a little bit, usually a beachside table will open up.

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Thank WorldTravelerOR
Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical breakfast buffet. Muesli/cereal, good selection of fruit, crossiant, waffles, toast and cooked breakfast like eggs etc. It was the most $ we spent on a breakfast, but that was expected being a buffet. Included with the buffet, were drinks and one item off the menu. We were extremely full afterwards!

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Thank Meremaid
Vancouver, BC
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had lunch here with friends and loved every minute..The service was great and the food was delicious.. A must on the beach inWaikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel

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Thank galianoisland
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Im giving it a 4 because of the view and good service. The foods were good and okay. It is a typical buffet, nothing spectacular though the price can be so spectacular. Had bacon and egg, coffee is not that good.

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Thank Mary Ann T
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is five-star dining luxury with beautiful views of the blue ocean and the pink umbrellas. Food is top-notch, service is very attentive. A guava mimosa will top off your perfect breakfast!

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Thank KateFLB
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

First and foremost, it was expected that the breakfast would be expensive as it is connected with a hotel. It was also expected that you will have a variety of food to choose from while there due to the buffet offerings. The best bang for the buck is the breakfast buffet as it gives you access to the buffet along... More 

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Thank adj7317
Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The breakfast buffet was great and abundant for the price. Some hotels and resorts are no the best and are over priced. You got juice and coffee included plus a full entree.

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Thank Venom87
Long Island, New York
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137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Loved being here, just wish the food and service was better. Not sure if I am spoiled by the food and service where I live, but suspect so. Breakfast and lunch only, the dinner is another venue (reviewed later). Anyway, even thought the food was so so, and service was pleasant but tired, it's worth the trip to walk through... More 

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Thank Jane E
Honolulu
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282 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Watch the beach eye candy while snacking on yummy but spendy food. You are on the beach in Waikiki feet from Duke's Statue and (FISH TACOS at Duke's). Why not? We live here and go.

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Thank HGKCFP
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Staff great and a high quality selection on the menu. In particular the crab omelette and eggs Benedict - which I had on different days - both excellent And as for those that love Tobasco - mini bottles!

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Thank Ballistic888

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
American, International, Hawaiian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?