About Plumeria Beach House
On the edge of the white sands of Kahala, the oceanside Plumeria Beach House is our open-air, all day dining restaurant.
Guests will enjoy Hawaii's beautiful sunshine and stunning coastal view at the Plumeria Beach House. The restaurant is bathed in warm, natural earth tones reminiscent of a comfortable island home, with indoor and outdoor terraces taking full advantage of breezy trade winds. In keeping with the restaurant's promise of keeping things fresh, the dishes are updated seasonally.
Contemporary American, Hawaii Regional Cuisine, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Continental or a la carte menu
6:30 am - 11 am, daily
Full Breakfast Buffet
6:30 am - 11 am, weekdays
$35.00 per person
6:30 am - 12 pm, weekends
$38.00 per person
Lunch A la carte menu
11 am - 2 pm, Daily
Wednesday Curry Lunch Buffet
11:45 am - 2 pm, Wednesday only
Dinner A la carte menu
5:30 pm - 10 pm, Sunday, Monday and Thursday (Closed Tuesday & Wednesday evenings)
Friday & Saturday limited a la carte menu during The Best of Kahala Buffet
The Best of Kahala Buffet
5:30 pm - 10 pm, Friday & Saturday
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Valet service is available as well as the hotel parking structure.
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please note that due to limited seating availability we require a minimum 48 hours cancellation notice for holiday and special event reservations. We may require a valid credit card number in order to confirm your holiday or special event reservation with us.
Plumeria Beach House Ratings and Reviews
We decided to spend the Friday night at ...
We decided to spend the Friday night at the resort rather than spend the night in Waikiki for an evening event there. Wise Choice. We got to The Plumeria Beach House Saturday morning and got seated on time. Everyone greeted us warmly. Susan and Brad, our wait help, were awesome. We ordered the French Press coffee to enjoy with our breakfast. There is an omelet station that was quite popular with the guests, the line was long. We enjoyed the buffet and the Manager, Miriam, came over to check up on us. Everything at the restaurant was very nice. Need to get back soon!
My friend and I went there for brunch on ...
My friend and I went there for brunch on my b.d.! Our waitress was Lynn and we just loved her. She was efficient, friendly and professional. She made our visit so comfortable and fun! Even though I made the reservation for p.m. and not a.m., they sat us down right away, without any wait. (my mistake).....
During my stay in Waikiki, I went Hau tr ...
During my stay in Waikiki, I went Hau tree lanai, Moana hotel, orchid at Halekulani for breakfast and this Plumeria Beach House at Kahala Hotel for lunch. No need to say but Kahala was best. I first thought to have a buffet menu but ordered a la carte menu. It was the right select. Each meal was so tasty. 3 of us ordered "Steamed clams & mussels", "Chilled Seasonal Soup", "The Kahala Burger" and "Seafood coconut Curry" for 2. "Steamed clams & mussels" was great. I asked another spoon and bowl to enjoy soup. Also Kahala Burger was so ONO (tasty). Next time I go to Hawaii, I should stay there and enjoy more.
We quite enjoyed our Sunday breakfast th ...
We quite enjoyed our Sunday breakfast there - after the shock of making a breakfast reservation for 12 noon and finding out that breakfast ended then! The waitstaff checked with the kitchen and we were still able to get Eggs Benedict, which was a huge relief and quite tasty too! The lunch menu was uninspiring to us...The problem was the menu on the hotel's website made no mention of breakfast ending at noon -- you have to go down the page on the restaurant's main website to find the hours. So, overall - very pleasant wait staff, food was good, but if you want breakfast, get there before 12!!
Very warm due to open seating Wait staff ...
Very warm due to open seating
Wait staff was busy and busboy was snappy and at times rude in response to our repeated requests (4)for water and bread plates/utensils
We wanted to have the brunch but the only reservation available was at noon when brunch had already ended . It was a birthday celebration for 2 guests and we were entertaining another couple visiting from out of town
Can't beat the atmosphere but the value ...
Can't beat the atmosphere but the value for the price was poor! The roasted chicken looked burned and I have seen more meat on the chicken breast at KFC. My pork chop was small and for $34 you would have expected more. Same for the soup and salad which were ala carte and $25 total!
I would have been good with our check had the food lived up to the high price point!
Will not be going there for dinner again.
We went for a birthday celebration. Had ...
We went for a birthday celebration. Had a noon reservation on a Sunday. Regretted that we could no longer order off the breakfast menu, especially since we still saw people walking to and from the breakfast buffet tables. The lunch menu, however, was wonderful! Not too many veggie options, however. We had a 3 ½ year old with us, and they were very kid-friendly. The fact that this is on the beach, with a gorgeous view, and has several pools with fish, turtles, and dolphins - made it even more suitable for kids (of any age). Sad to see these magnificent mammals confined and then being subjected to guests swimming with them, (swim for $$$$), but it did make it an unusual and interesting lunch. We will go back and make sure we are there during the time we can try the breakfast!
for the price the brunch was adequate, t ...
for the price the brunch was adequate, the ham and sweet rolls were excellent the rest was somewhat mediocre. the service was not what I expect from this restaurant and I hate to talk it up to my friends and have the disappointment of a not great e experience
This is a very busy hotel restaurant. Th ...
This is a very busy hotel restaurant. There are lots of tourists hustling and bustling around, so if you want a quiet place to have breakfast or brunch this is not it. The ocean view was beautiful but was difficult to enjoy with so much people traffic.
I think this is a nice place to eat if you are staying at the hotel before heading out, but definitely not a place to go just to eat if you live on the island.
What a disappointment! We have visit ...
What a disappointment! We have visited the Plumeria Beach House for the past 20 years on each of our annual trips to Honolulu. While the beautiful view remains a constant, the food was mediocre, the server uninspired and the prices astronomical. $18 for a glass of Rose, $50 for a steak that we ordered as "medium rare" and arrived well done. As Donald Trump might say, "sad" or as they say in the islands, "auwe!"
The view is beautiful! Nothing beats eat ...
The view is beautiful! Nothing beats eating outdoors by the ocean. Unfortunately, the food was rather mediocre. Bouillabaisse was overlooked, butterfish nothing special (like, I could make this...) pork chops were pretty good. Go for the ambiance, not the food!
We always seem to be rushed by the wait ...
We always seem to be rushed by the wait staff from the time we are seated until we leave. I have never spent more than 1 hour and feeling the whole time there like we need to leave. We were not offered anything to drink other than coffee. Not overtly unfriendly but more underwhelming. It's like eating at an overpriced cafeteria with a great view.
The "wine-down Thursday" was unfortunate ...
The "wine-down Thursday" was unfortunately disappointing. Warm hospitality and lush surroundings, but very average wine pairings and "meh" main courses (we had the butterfish and the pork chop) made this a meal we won't care to remember. Sorry.
The seafood buffet did not have a good s ...
The seafood buffet did not have a good selection, and 7 hours after the meal, experienced food poisoning. I was up all night. Called Kahala the next day, and left a message with them, for the Food & Beverage Manager or someone to call to address my concern, and never received a call. It is now two days since we made the call. We will not go back to this restaurant. The restaurant was not even a quarter full for a Saturday evening. Dessert was probably the best part of the meal.
We were at the Plumeria on Friday and Sa ...
We were at the Plumeria on Friday and Saturday nite 7-15,16-16 for the Seafood Buffet. The sashimi, oysters on the half shell were great (10). Very fresh. The creamed fish was ok(6), great sauce, not so great fish. On Friday, they served NY steak which was ok(6). They served some prime rib (8) on Saturday , which was better than the NY steak. The Ah Jue was not good (4). The shrimp with head that was cooked by the chef was good (8) but need more garlic. The chioppino was good (8). Did not try the snow crab legs so I could not rate it. The tossed mix salad contained some old leafs that should have been sorted out, otherwise it was ok. On Saturday nite around 8pm, a fish dish was brought out that was very good. Tasted like Chilean Sea Bass! (9).
The poki was very good(9). The pineapple and watermelon was good(8). The desserts were just ok (4-5), you can do better, good variety, but poor taste and quality. The bread pudding was the best desert. The tapioca was too watered down.
The service was good(8).
This is a beautiful spot in a beautiful ...
This is a beautiful spot in a beautiful older hotel overlooking the ocean. The food and service are not on par with the pricing, but the location makes one overlook some of the misgivings of the food and service. We tried two of the soups, a chowder and a cold soup. Neither was good. The club sandwich came with potato chips and was nothing special. The seafood curry was on par with an average Thai restaurant. The bread pudding was good. I would return for the view.
Disappointed. By 11am, there wasn't muc ...
Disappointed. By 11am, there wasn't much of a selection left at the buffet. We could see the crumbs of what used to be there. We waited forever to get seated and our elderly parents were standing a long time. There's no place to sit and wait while the cashier busily added up the bills instead of greeting and seating waiting customers. Nothing special on the brunch buffet, just the usual omelet bar and that was also a long wait. I've had the same at the Embassy suites for free! We got a piece of cake with candle for a birthday, but there were no deserts elections on the buffet for anyone else. Best thing about it was our waitress, Barbara, and the view.
The food and service here were both adeq ...
The food and service here were both adequate. There was quite a lag of time between our ordering and receiving our dishes. This was our first trip here and perhaps this place suffered from the comparison to Hoku's upstairs which we enjoy much more.
I would have preferred that the music was softer to permit easier conversation for these old ears of ours.
The location is beautiful and it was a pleasure walking around the grounds. The valet service was wonderful!
I was very disappointed as it was for a ...
I was very disappointed as it was for a baby shower. We waited to be seated and then had to ask for menus after sitting for 15 minutes. Our food then arrived over 30 minutes later and water was only refilled after being asked. Other drinks were never refilled. After eating we waiting another 20 minutes for a waiter, when none stopped by, I went to the waithelp stand to hand them my credit card and asked for the bill. Other 15 minutes went by so I flagged another waiter down and reminded them to bring our bill and my card. Lastly my mother had food poisoning from the meal and she will never return to this restaurant.
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