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23 of the Best Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Restaurants (2022 Edition)
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23 of the Best Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Restaurants (2022 Edition)


If you are new to Hawai’i and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam you are probably looking for easy food options as you settle in. During a move, it’s often convenient to just go with quick eats, but here you can find some other options both on and off base. As you get to know the area better, try asking your new neighbors for top restaurant recommendations. In the meantime, take a look at these affordable suggestions to get you started. Oahu is an island with a lot of eateries, so be sure to explore!

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(1-5) American Restaurants on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
(6-8) Hawaiian Restaurants near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
(9-14) Asian Restaurants near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
(15-18) Italian Restaurants near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
(19-23) Mexican Restaurants near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

23 Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Restaurants

Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours and restrictions before you go.

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam American Restaurants

American Cuisine

1. The Lanai at Mamala Bay

Address: 3465 Mamala Bay Dr, Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone:1 (808) 422-3002

At the Lanai at Mamala Bay you can enjoy amazing food while looking out over the ocean. With an extensive menu, you can find something for everyone here. Try their island style shrimp or their Kalua pork dip sandwich, as well as their fan favorite crispy calamari to share.

2. Mangiamo by 604 at Navy Marine Golf Course

Address: Navy Marine Golf Course, 943 Valkenburgh St, Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: 1 (808) 213-0321

If you’re looking for a solid place with great service and equally great food, look no further than Mangiamo by 604. Here you can get high quality pizzas and pastas made from fresh local ingredients. You won’t want to leave without trying their risotto bites and eggplant parmesan.

3. Kau Kau Korner (in the Hickam Bowling Center)

Address: 1891 Hickam Ct, Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: 1 (808) 448-9959

For a quick, easy, and affordable meal, check out the Kau Kau Korner at the Hickam bowling center. They have daily specials under $10, that will leave you stuffed. You can enjoy a meal and a drink while watching patrons knock down those pins. Talk about dinner with a show!

4. Wright Brothers Cafe and Grill

Address: 900 Signer Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: 1 (808) 448-4608

At Wright Brothers you can eat like a champion. Check out their extensive breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus with generous portions at affordable prices. This is a great place to take your children for breakfast, and can feed them all for under five dollars!

5. Smokin’ Wings and Southern Things

Address: 355 Mamiya Ave Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: 1 (808) 773-8808

If you’re hankering for some southern BBQ, take a visit to this hidden gem by the airport terminal. Order yourself some fan favorites – wings with sides of collard greens and cornbread. You won’t be disappointed!

Restaurants Near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Hawaiian Restaurants Near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Hawaiian Cuisine

6. South Shore Grill

Address: 3114 Monsarrat Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
Phone: 1 (808) 734-0229

Support local businesses while eating some delicious fish tacos at South Shore Grill. If you want to try another one of their trending menu items, order the Kalbi burrito. This is a local spot that is sure to keep your taste buds entertained with all of their flavorful menu items.

7. Restaurant 604

Address: 57 Arizona Memorial Dr Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: 1 (808) 888-7616

At Restaurant 604 you’ll have plenty of open air and ocean views right by the USS Arizona Memorial. Check out their prized ‘Hawaii’s best bloody mary’ while browsing their eclectic menu. They have everything from burgers, chicken katsu, fish tacos, to loco moco!

8. Poke On Da Run

Address: 909 Lehua Ave Pearl City, HI 96782
Phone: 1 (808) 455-4502

You might have never heard of poke nachos, but that’s what many people come for at Poke on Da Run. It’s an adventurous and healthy take on traditional nachos. You might just find a new way to enjoy nachos.

9. Kehau’s Kitchen

Address: 98-150 Kaonohi St b118, Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 1 (808) 487-2220

At Kehau’s Kitchen you’ll get great locally sourced dishes with generous portions. Known for their street tacos as well as poke nachos, there is something for everyone here. And their combos will leave plenty for leftovers.

Asain Restaurants Near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Asian Cuisine

10. Fooki

Address: 98-199 Kamehameha Hwy Suite G-02, Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 1 (808) 484-9188

Looking for a vintage industrial noodle bar? Look no further than Fooki. Here you’ll enjoy great comfort food that is paired with great service. As a bonus, you can also order milk tea here.

11. Koromo

Address: 98-1008 Moanalua Rd, Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 1 (808) 427-7403

This place offers a Japanese style curry which the locals can’t get enough of for lunch or dinner. At Koromos they serve up traditional Japanese dishes and offer many different spice levels, so feel free to get adventurous. You won’t want to leave without adding ‘katsu,’ a Japanese fried chicken or pork, as the protein to your dish.

12. Curry House CoCo Ichibanya

Address: 98-199 Kamehameha Hwy, Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 1 (808) 488-6659

Arguably one of the most famous Japanese chain curry houses, Coco Ichibanya has several branches stateside. Their menu accommodates everyone and has varieties of meats, sides, spiciness, and serving portions.

13. Pho Le

Address: 99-163 Moanalua Rd, Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 1 (808) 486-7688

At Pho Le, you’ll find all the trappings of traditional Vietnamese pho or noodle shops. If noodles aren’t your thing, you can check out their banh mis, the Vietnamese take on sandwiches that are served on a French roll.

14. Roast Duck Kitchen

Address: 99-115 Aiea Heights Dr, Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 1 (808) 486-0005

At Roast Duck Kitchen you’ll get just that, and good duck too. Patrons can order whole or half portions of roast duck, pork, and chicken that can feed the whole family. They also have lunch combos with a side of rice!

Italian Restaurants Near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Italian Cuisine

15. Ricado’s Italian Restaurant

Address: 98-199 Kamehameha Hwy #B6, Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 1 (808) 484-0215

At Ricado’s, you’ll enjoy good Italian comfort food with great service. They have a kids menu, over twenty different pasta dishes, and fan favorite appetizers like fried mozzarella and calamari.

16. La Cucina Ristorante Italiano

Address: 725 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 1 (808) 593-2626

At La Cucina, you’ll get authentic Italian dishes. Their menu has items like crostini al porcini, bone marrow with pesto sauce, and tagliolini nero. The locals recommend trying their prosciutto with pineapple to start and ending with their crème brulee cheesecake.

17. Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

Address: 1030 Auahi St Bay 1, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 1 (808) 591-0800

Looking for an easy, family friendly atmosphere that also boasts great pasta? Look no further than Buca di Beppo, they’re known for the generously portioned pastas dished out to all their guests.

18. Garibaldi’s Hawaii

Address: 333 Ward Ave, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 1 (808) 347-6546

Order your next pie at Garibaldi’s. They have great toppings, but customers also rave about the quality of the pie with soft and herby crust. Check out their spinach and mushroom or pork and smoked onion pizzas.

Mexican Restaurants Near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Mexican Cuisine

19. Alejandros Mexican Food

Address: 949 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816
Phone: 1 (808) 888-8090

At Alejandros, you won’t feel far away from Mexico with their authentic options. Make sure to check out their taco specials, but you can’t go wrong with their burritos or nachos too. All at very affordable prices!

20. Frida’s Hawaii

Address: 94-307 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone: 1 (808) 260-3531

A bit out of the way from base but well worth it! Go check out Frida’s Hawaii and you’ll find great deals on tacos, burritos, and combination platters. Many from San Diego say it reminds them of their cantinas there!

21. Acapulco

Address: 94-1040 Waipio Uka St #12, Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone: 1 (808) 678-3115

You’ll find Acapulco in a small shopping center, but don’t be fooled by appearances. They have room for both indoor and outdoor seating. They’re known for their combo meals, fajita burrito, and deep-fried ice cream all with great service!

22. Tio’s Tamales

Address: 1329 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: 1 (808) 531-8467

Want a no frills, easy to eat dining experience? Try Tio’s Tamales, known for, you guessed it, tamales. These Mexican/Central American morsels are meat, cheese, and vegetable combinations packed in a corn based casing and steamed. You won’t be disappointed.

23. Taqueria El Ranchero

Address: 823 California Ave, Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone: 1 (808) 621-9000

At El Ranchero you’ll get fresh ingredients, bold flavors, and authentic dishes. Try their chili verde pork combination plate, nachos grandes, California fries, aguas frescas, along with other traditional Mexican dishes.


The island of Oahu, beginning with the area around Pearl Harbor, has a lot to offer. We hope you enjoy trying out our recommendations, but also don’t be shy about exploring the island and finding your own favorites. You’re sure to find hidden gems in places you’ve never imagined. Keep exploring your new area, make friends, and ask them for recommendations, too.

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