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Where to Eat in Haleiwa

a rocky shore next to a body of water

Juicy slow roasted pork, freshly-caught seafood and more

Although Haleiwa may seem like a small and sleepy town it is home to an array of restaurants serving up big flavors. Below we highlight some of our favorite places in Haleiwa to eat and unwind after a long day of hitting the waves:

Kono’s Restaurant 

A Down to Earth, Award Winning, BBQ Restaurant

With a line often wrapping out the door, Kono’s Restaurant has become a hot spot for undeniably flavorful, fresh and well-priced comfort food. Kono’s signature product is 12 hour slow roasted pork known for being juicy, tender, and oh, so, flavorful. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Konos’ will certainly serve you up something delicious at any meal. We personally love the Old School Sandwich which features their signature pork, guava bbq sauce, onions, and slaw.

Receiving the 2020 Travel’s Choice Award from Trip Advisor, Kono’s is undoubtedly a can’t-miss dining experience that will leave you with a full stomach and a smile.

Directions to Kono’s Restaurant (Haleiwa location)

Haleiwa Joe’s

Seafood served Boat to Table in an Upscale and Picturesque Setting

Serving up both fantastic views and fresh seafood, Haleiwa Joe’s is the perfect spot for date night, anniversaries and other special occasions! Haleiwa Joe’s has become famous for friendly staff and fresh food; you will surely be delighted with your visit from the moment your server says ‘Aloha’. Some of our favorite dishes include: Joes’ Tempura Crab Rolls, Luau Crab Dip, Sticky Ribs, and also the Coconut Shrimp. 

With fresh seafood, friendly staff and breathtaking marina views, Haleiwa Joe’s is THE place to eat in Haleiwa.

Directions to Haleiwa Joe’s (Haleiwa location)


A Quick-Bite Mexican Restaurant that Lives Up to its’ Name

KillerTacos is a no-nonsense family restaurant serving up some of the freshest Mexican food on the island. You will surely be delighted by the tasty selections and affordable prices. We recommend the surf and turf burrito which is stuffed full of tender steak and fresh shrimp.

With great value, flavor and service, KillerTacos is the perfect spot for a quick bite to eat before heading off to Sunset Beach.

Directions to KillerTacos

The Sunrise Shack

Trendy, Organic and Locally Sourced Treats That Will Give You a Taste of Paradise

Make sure your phone is fully charged before visiting because this cute little shack is serving up only the most instagram-worthy creations! With an all organic menu boasting coffee, superfoods and smoothie bowls topped with edible flowers, your eyes and stomach are both in for a real treat. Want something delicious and refreshing for breakfast? We recommend the acai bowl which features a blend of locally sourced bananas and blueberries.

Want to make your own Acai Bowl? Find the ingredients for acai bowls here.

From the aesthetic of this sunshine yellow shack to the trendy menu it serves, this is a feel-good place where you will find only good vibes and fresh, healthy food. Take a bite of paradise and visit The Sunrise Shack!

Directions to The Sunrise Shack (Haleiwa location)