21 OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS NEAR SCHOFIELD BARRACKS
By Tracy Fuga
IntroductionAloha and welcome to Hawaii! Situated about 23 miles northwest of Honolulu in the middle of Oahu, the area is heavily influenced by nearby Polynesian and Asian countries, though cuisine can be found from many cultures. So, as you get acclimated to your new community, you may wonder: where are the best restaurants to visit near Schofield Barracks and Wahiawa and how many of them can I visit in one day? Craving something specific? Click the links below to go straight to the information. (1-5) Food Court Restaurants on Schofield Barracks (6-8) American Restaurants on Schofield Barracks (9-18) Yelp’s Top 10 Restaurants in Wahiawa, HI (19-21) TripAdvisor’s Top 3 Restaurants in Wahiawa, HI
Suggested Read:Schofield Barracks: In-Depth Welcome Center
Schofield Barracks RestaurantsDining options on post are available in many flavors and multiple locations. Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours before you go.
Schofield Barracks Food CourtBe sure to verify hours of operation for the post dining facility and Schofield Barracks PX Food Court.
Schofield Barracks Main Exchange Food CourtBldg. 694 McCornack Road Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone:1 (808) 622-1773 The Main PX at Schofield Barracks offers a food court with the following options:
1. Burger King
Phone:1 (808) 237-4572
2. Charley’s Philly Steaks
Phone:1 (808) 237-4572
3. Boston Market
Phone:1 (808) 237-4572
4. HI Blend Smoothies
Phone:1 (808) 888-0818
5. Jersey Mike’s Subs
Phone:1 (808) 237-4572
MWR Restaurants and Dining at Schofield BarracksBe sure to visit the Schofield Barracks services page to check the status of restaurants due to COVID-19.
6. Bronco CafeBldg. 357 356 Foote Ave. Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone:1 (808) 655-0196 The Bronco Cafe is the warrior restaurant for the 25th Infantry Division’s 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Schofield Barracks. The cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner during the week and brunch or supper on weekends and holidays.
7. Sustainment BistroBldg. 780 Menoher Road and Reilly Avenue Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone:1 (808) 753-2842 The Sustainment Bistro is the warrior restaurant for the 25th Infantry Division’s 25th Sustainment Brigade at Schofield Barracks. The cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner during the week and brunch or supper on weekends and holidays.
8. Warrior InnBldg. 2085 Aleshire Avenue Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone:1 (808) 655-1062 The Warrior Inn is the dining facility for the 25th Infantry Division’s 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Schofield Barracks. The cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner during the week and brunch or supper on weekends and holidays. The facility hosts special meals during holidays.
Top 10 Yelp Reviewed Restaurants in Wahiawa, HI
9. Guieb Cafe538 California Ave. Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 762-9247 A relatively new restaurant that opened in early 2020, Guieb Cafe is quickly putting itself on the map with it’s ever-changing menu. Visitors rave about the customer service, in addition to the delicious cuisine such as Fruity Pebbles French toast, prime rib loco moco and Bao bun Benedict.
10. Taqueria El Ranchero823 California Ave. Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 621-9000 Hawaii is not usually known for its Mexican food but locals flock to Taqueria El Ranchero. Diners love the authentic taste of the carne asada and rave about the margaritas, especially the watermelon jalapeno margarita and the passion li hing margarita (blended).
11. Barrio Cafe672 Kilani Ave. Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 622-3003 Stop in for a delicious Mexican breakfast of churro French toast or indulge in a plate of fish tacos for lunch. Either way, you can’t go wrong at Barrio Cafe as all of the ingredients are locally sourced.
12. Go 2 Steaks935 California Ave. Suite A-6 Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 888-2119 Go 2 Steaks took over for another steak plate chain at this address and locals say it’s a big improvement. The portions are generous and you likely won’t finish your plate. Most reviewers recommend the garlic steak plate.
13. Maui Mike’s Fire-Roasted Chicken96 S. Kamehameha Highway Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 622-5900 This is where locals grab a quick chicken plate or a chicken sandwich with melted cheese. There are two locations on the island; so, if you’re craving Maui Mike’s Fire-Roasted Chicken and you’re swimming in Kailua Bay, you can hit up that location.
14. Kiani’s Original Guava Chicken36 N. Kamehameha Highway Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 853-7061 People in Hawaii love chicken, especially guava-marinated chicken. It’s not something you see on the mainland so definitely make sure to visit Kiani’s Original Guava Chicken and get a plate lunch. Don’t forget the mac salad; it’s probably the best you’ll have in Oahu.
15. Moores Soul Food Kitchen650 Wilikina Drive Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 224-5895 Moores Soul Food Kitchen offers all the classics you’d expect from a soul food restaurant and more. They’ve got everything from homemade banana pudding and strawberry upside down cake to seafood gumbo and jerk chicken.
16. 2 Moms Kitchen126 N Cane St. Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 621-3545 2 Moms Kitchen specializes in providing quality, local, Korean food with catering and takeout plates. Local drive from all over the island to grab a takeout plate of meat jun, a Korean specialty similar to chicken fried steak.
17. Chicken in a Barrel167 S. Kamehameha Highway Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 888-2400 Chicken in a Barrel isn’t just about chicken - though they do that well. It’s a fun place to grab some of the (voted) best barbecue in Hawaii. There are five locations in Hawaii and one in California to get your fix.
18. Shige’s Saimin Stand70 Kukui St., Suite 108 Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 621-3621 Where else but Hawaii can you get fried saimin and a cheeseburger from the same place? Thanks to Shige’s Saimin Stand, you know exactly where to go. Visitors claim it’s the “BEST saimin on the island.” There’s no website for this place (it’s old school) but call ahead if you’re worried about the wait.
Top 3 TripAdvisor Reviewed Restaurants in Wahiawa, HI
19. Green World Farms71 N. Kamehameha Highway Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 622-2326 Hawaii is known for its coffee so why wouldn’t you get your morning cup of Joe from a local coffee shop over that other place based out of Seattle? Green World Farms offers delicious artisan coffees and yummy breakfast to pair with it.
20. Teddy’s Bigger Burgers153B S. Kamehameha Highway Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 621-0000 Besides the standard burger fare, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers offers Dave’s Ice Cream so you can indulge in a nice treat after a day at the beach. That is, if you still have room after one of these bigger burgers.
21. Wow Wow Lemonade43 S. Kamehameha Highway Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone:1 (808) 683-5482 Take advantage of the local produce by indulging in a delicious drink at Wow Wow Lemonade. Or, if you’re in the mood for more than a watermelon basil lemonade or strawberry pineapple lemonade, you can also grab an acai bowl, among other local delicacies.
ConclusionHungry for more? Check out Go Hawaii for dozens of food and beverage listings to explore. No doubt as you settle into your new community at Schofield Barracks, you will find your new “usual,” and it’s bound to be a lot more unusual than you’re used to.
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