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Ola at Turtle Bay Resort

57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Oahu, HI
(808) 293-6000
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Ranked #10 of 24 restaurants in Kahuku
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $13 - $26
Cuisines: Hawaiian, International
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Turtle Bay Resort
Transit: The bus comes every 30 minutes.
Description: Chef Fred DeAngelo delights guests with his innovative “Contemporary Hawaiian Cuisine” and partners with local farmers to offer the freshest island products in his dishes. Hau’ula Vine-Ripe Tomatoes and North Shore Cattle Company Beef are just a few of the items that are incorporated daily. Fresh fish and other seafood are readily available and offered throughout the menu, along with vegetarian selections to appease all palates
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Stillwater, MN
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The reason we came to Turtle Bay for a week was a visit to Ola's for lunch a couple of years ago while on a day drive from Honolulu. We were so impressed by the setting and the food that we decided some day we needed to come back to this resort. Well, Everything turned out to be wonderful--except Ola's.... More

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

There were a lot of employees, but not many were doing much of anything. When we finally asked someone to find our server, they said "he's busy." Ok, can you help us...food order had been in for 45 minutes (lunch) nor had we seen the server in that long. Then the table next to us started complaining and left without... More

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Whistler, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

So glad we extended our stay at Turtle Bay. The resort is so much more relaxing than being in Waikiki. Ola is small and has a great vibe, more laid back than Pa'akai, due to the fact it's ON the beach. Our food was excellent, as was the service.

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Vancouver, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My wife and I stopped here for lunch on a drive around the island, this after having one the staff in the hotel where we staying recommended it. . I had the "Kona burger" my wife the shrimp sandwich. The service was good and we both enjoyed our meals and thought them fair value. The restaurant sits right on the... More

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Danville, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Winds are mild this time of year and the surf is 6-10'. Perfect view. Take your family or your friends for a pork sandwich or seafood.

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Cambridge, MA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This was the best meal we had on O'ahu. Our table was right on the beach at the Turtle Bay Resort. Our entrees were some perfectly cooked local fish. The best was the appetizer platter though, some really interesting twists on local seafood dishes. Our waiter was a bit quirky, but in an interesting, relaxed / hippy hawaiian kind of... More

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Sterling, Virginia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This restaurant was great because it was right on the resort property and we could just walk down to the beach and enjoy a fabulous evening oceanside. The food was good and so was the service. The location was perfect, right on the beach. My favorite part was actually the "beach cats" that showed up looking for some food droppings.... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Ever since my first meal at Ola at Turtle Bay Resort, I continue to return on a regular basis. It's right on a the sandy beach fronting one of the 4 bays at Turtle Bay. I've dined their for lunch and for dinner, with a variety of people - friends, clients and also special occasions with my husband. The food... More

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Colorado
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121 reviews 121 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We ate here twice over a week--once lunch, once dinner. Both times we had grilled fish with fresh veggies. It was very good. The service was good and the drinks well mixed. This will not knock your socks off, but the good, fresh food and ocean view gave us two great meals and wonderful times while on the North Shore.... More

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Block Island, Rhode Island
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This was our (me and my guy's) third dining experience at a Turtle Bay restaurant....staying at the condos it is convenient to be able walk to dinner. We are running out of places to try.....still hoping for a winner. This experience began very upbeat - the hostess was super friendly, a conversation struck up and she felt inspired to share... More

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