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Surf Lanai

2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
808-921-4600
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is the beach side restaurant at the Royal Hawaiian. Great menu and wonderful staff. You will love it.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were very pleased with the quality of the food and the great employees who quickly learded your name. It is right on the beach and therefore, it offers a great view.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Staying at the Royal Hawaiian so we tried the Surf Lanai for Lunch The welcome was great but that's where it stopped The service was slow and our choice of salads were disappointing The Thai salad was a large serving of plain cabbage a couple of pieces of cucumber lying on a light bed of Thai curry paste..... 1 out... More

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I NEVER eat seafood, and I had the white fish with a parmesan sauce. OMG it was absolutely amazing and would only ever have seafood from this place in the future. The beach front seating is just perfect.

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Oakland, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel as part of Pleasant Holiday package and continental breakfast daily at the Surf Lanai Restaurant was part of the deal. If not for the daily coupons for continental breakfast, we probably would not have eaten there. It is pricey but the view of the beach is fantastic! One day we ordered the Kalua... More

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Orange, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Ate breakfast here at 6:30 a.m. every morning, although we didn't get a package including it, and found it clean and ready to go every morning. Had great service daily, starting with the complimentary delicious smoothly and found it to be the perfect start to my Waikiki mornings.

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ny
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We loved our breakfasts at the Surf Lanai (included in our hotel package). The selection was excellent. Service was friendly and quick. The view was amazing. We enjoyed it all!

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romford essex
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Great food........but very poor service with food and cocktail sticks on the floor from the night before, ants all over it...nice when your having breakfast...found this area of the Hotel quite dirty.

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Vancouver
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We were seated at a fabulous table outside where we could people and wave watch (incl the surfing lessons). We were greeted with a smile and a complimentary smoothie shooter and then had good food (the eggs benny pig hash was great, the traditional scrambled egg with potatoes and ham was fine). The coffee was surprisingly weak (we expected better... More

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Philadelphia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Great food and great views. May be expensive but well worth it. I have eaten here a few times during my stay.

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