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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.
Honolulu, HI 96816
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
$38.00 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
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
Employees in this restaurant is excellent and their hospitalities were fine. Foods were fresh and were nicely cooked. We accompanied a small child and he also enjoyed this eivironment and tastes of foods. We greatly appreciate cooking and atmosphere in this restaurant.
Outdoor seating was wonderful. Very few people were seated at the 7:00 pm time. Live music (one musician) added to the ambiance, loved it. Food - Brussel sprouts were very good, lettuce /citrus salad was mostly citrus (I wouldnʻt order it again), braised beef was salty but tender. Overall, a nice evening with a close-up view and feel of the ocean.
Through the years I have never been disappointed by my meals at Plumeria Beach House. The service is absolutely impeccable, and the food and setting are unparalleled! You can sit inside, outside, or right on the cusp, as I prefer: the feeling of the outdoors with a hint of air conditioning... You'll love it! Worth every penny.
I feel silly that I was disappointed that the food got better at this restaurant. Plumeria Beach House is the casual dining choice for the Kahala Hotel and Resort. The excellent Hoku's restaurant upstairs is a dependably good, but pricier option for a special occasion. So I was surprised when I hoped to get a burger or something inexpensive and light to find that Friday and Saturday nights have a buffet for $60 instead. You can order from an ala carte menu, however, that menu is very limited. Good news for kamaaina (locals) is that there is a 10% discount off the $60. The buffet is excellent, but you need to know that this is not the low cost option (at least on Fridays and Saturdays) that this beautiful beach-side location used to be.
Dinner: We had a 6:30 reservation. We were seated outside at a very nice table. The menu is very limited. This is the second time we have eaten at Plumaria this week. We are staying in the hotel. We had fresh fish the first time. Only one choice of fresh fish. Hawaii???? It was not fresh. Obviously, frozen, and was raw in the center. Second visit. Onion soup - very good. Tacos. Not tacos but a salad with something on top that was like a cracker. Very odd. Both times, the service was awful. Took forever to get the food and beyond forever to get a check. Appears to be enough wait help but very disorganized. Very large family groups eating with lots of children running around. We are a couple. On the other side, the breakfast is very good. We did not do the $38.00 buffet simply because we do not like buffets. The service was good at breakfast and a good menu choice. My suggestion, stay away from dinner but try the breakfast. Expect to eat with a lot of little children running around the tables.
my wife and i planned to spend several nights at the kahala resort to celebrate a birthday and our anniversary. our first night at the kahala resort was a thursday evening. i wanted to sample the kama'aina thursday dinner at plumeria beach house. no regrets. thanks to server todd and and assistant dan, my wife enjoyed a special evening at the plumeria beach house. todd insured that we had everything needed for the evening including a glass of sauvignon blanc, the kama'aina thursday at the kahala featured entrees of baked main lobster and my hoisin black bean marinated lamb chop. my wife's selection of the lobster tail was baked. it was dry and rather small. my lamb loin chop turned out to be a roasted rack of lamb. it was medium, which i prefer, tender and delicious. this was a good choice. the salad selection buffet style was OK. there were three styles of greens with choice of dressings. the dessert selection was poor. it was an array of pre-sliced cakes, mousse, and brownies. nothing special or impressive. however, it was nice to sample the advertised kama'aina thursdays at the kahala at $45.00 plus taxa and gratuity per person. wine is additional. the chef at the plumeria beach house needs to revamp his kama'aina thursday dinner at the kahala to include a hawaiian plate with kalua pig, poi, lomi salmon and haupia as a featured "local" entree to this kama'aina thursday at the kahala dinner selection. also, do increase the size of the baked lobster tail. this seemed like a 3 ounce tail before baking. it was small. safeway sells frozen lobster tails at retail $5.99 each with a 6 ounce weight. overall, we enjoyed our evening at the plumeria beach house thanks to todd and dan. they made up for the entree offerings, or, lack of it, at the kama'aina thursdays at the kahala. mahalo.
My daughter who lives on the East coast came in that afternoon for a visit. She stayed at The Kahala. We decided to have dinner at The Plumeria Beach House. The food was amazing! We ordered the Prawns Tempura and the Miso Butterfish. The prawns were huge and the fish was made well, very tasty. We had the Onion Soup which was delicious and not salty. My daughter had the Salad Bar, she is the vegetarian in the Family! We were in The Veranda a few months ago when they featured wines from Portugal. Any restaurant we dine at, I always ask the Staff if they have any wines from Portugal. That evening they did. They brought a bottle down from Hoku's. We enjoyed it with our meal. The manager, Won, Todd, our waiter, and the others, Jesse and Daniel, were very nice and accommodating. We love coming here! And we will continue to tell people about The Plumeria Beach House!
I visit the restaurants at The Kahala Resort frequently and have been to the Plumeria Beach House for their seafood buffet many times and I'm an Epitome member. My experiences in the past have been wonderful. This time I was disappointed. The food didn't seem to be maintained and refreshed as often as it should have been, the prime rib was not seasoned well and was tough and the service at the bar was plain unfriendly and unattentive. I live close by and probably visit here a couple times a week. The Veranda is always very friendly and on point. I would probably not go to the bar in Plumeria Beach House again but would eat in the dining room and Hoku. It wasn't bad enough to make me not go back...just not up to the past experiences.
Food was very good. Outdoor seating gives you a front row view of the Pacific. It rained a little during dinner and the wind will knock water that's collected off of the umbrella. Our server was awful this specific night, but that has been the exception to our multiple meals at this restaurant. Like the rest of the Kahala, the service is typically first class.
Location is great, away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki Beach hotels. Beautiful hotel and beautiful views from the beach house; however, feels dated in the restaurant area. Staff could use a refresher course in what is necessary for great customer service. Great service with a smile can make an ordinary place feel outstanding. The food was good, but not great.
We dined at the restaurant for brunch. The staff was very friendly and attentive, but the buffet selection wasn't as good as in previous years. There were the usual options such as fruit, pastries and hot foods (bacon, eggs, starch) but nothing extra special.
Waitress was not great. Low caliber for that level of price & food offering. She made us wait for 10 minutes before she welcome us & offered beverages. Her table service manners were below the restaurant's usually service standards. We fine there at least 4 time per year. Food was great but what made it less than enjoyable was the service.
We were greeted in the lobby by the bell team, and they were courteous and helpful. Our experience was very warm and inviting up until the point when we were finally served our food. We ordered starters and entrees, but our waiter was confused and brought out one starter and one entree then disappeared. I shared my entree with my friend, but a half an hour later the waiter delivers another starter, and we're confused because after waiting so long and not seeing our server around we just shared what we had. This was supposed to be a very special day because my friend, who is dying of cancer, I wanted this day for him. For his sake I did not say anything or make a fuss, and was very gracious to the waiter. Despite this experience I still tipped the waiter well and only because I know that most service industry workers depend on it, especially here in Hawaii, but I am not certain that I would go to this particular restaurant ever again.
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