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.
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
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.
View is absolutely gorgeous for sunset p ...
View is absolutely gorgeous for sunset pictures. We come here every time we return home. Usually we just enjoy a cocktail and pupus and take a few pictures. This time we brought our children and had dinner. My suggestions is go to Hoku's for the food, come to the Plumeria Beach House for cocktails, pupus and the view.
It was my first time here in Plumeria an ...
It was my first time here in Plumeria and I'm planning to go back with different group of people. I like the ambiance, the food was fresh, I like the oysters and the mango drink although I didn't get a birthday cake with candle😂, it was my birthday otherwise I'll be back soon
I'm sorry to report the food was very di ...
I'm sorry to report the food was very disappointing, as I have been a customer of the Kahala when it was a hilton for the last 42 years. . . this food was barely acceptable, no inspiration, nothing unique, or even worth eating. . .sorry, it was very sad for this kind of a hotel. I won't be back.
The view was amazing! It was practically ...
The view was amazing! It was practically right on the beach; we even got to witness a wedding! The food was great... I especially loved the carving station. The only thing I didn't like was that it was sooooooo hot. I know, my fault for booking an open air restaurant but I just wished it was a little cooler.
Our server, although very cordial, was l ...
Our server, although very cordial, was less than stellar in regards to attentiveness to the customer. When initially seated we were asked for our drinks. We asked if we could have a couple minutes to decide...the server never returned until we were 3/4 through our meal, and we were only asked , "How is your food?" The food was pretty good(considering it was a buffet $60/adult and $30/child 12 & under). But so much for our bottle of wine we wanted to have with dinner, or coffee that we could have enjoyed with dessert. C'est la vie.
Very poor service. We watied for server ...
Very poor service. We watied for server for a LONG time (at least 15 minutes) . It was so terrible. I have been to this restaurants for many times. This time was the worse experience ever. No matter the food or the service, I don't think it was worth the price they charged me.
Plumeria Beach House has an outstanding ...
Plumeria Beach House has an outstanding setting, as well as food and service. My only complaint is that the wines are waaaaaaaay over priced--marked up about 4x-5x retail as compared to 2x or 3x for other fine restaurants in Honolulu.
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