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Hawaii Food Tours

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Hawaii Food Tours™ was created by Hawaii's #1 Food Writer and Restaurant Reviewer, Chef Matthew Gray. It's for those who love food & fun. Voted Best Tours on Oahu for several years in a row! Our Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour™ takes place in & around...more
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Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Mililani Mauka - Launani Valley
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Krystal and Gio were our hosts and we loved them both. They had lots of great information regarding Waikiki and foods that deserved to be tasted. We went to places we never would have found or tried on our own. This is our second foodie...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour, especially the explanation of what we were eating and it’s prominence in Hawaiian culture. Would highly recommend even for the fact it puts you out of your comfort zone and provides you with the opportunity to try and then explore other...More

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Matthew G, Owner at Hawaii Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Friends! Matthew Gray here, the owner of Hawaii Food Tours. We are thrilled you enjoyed yourselves on our tour. We aim to please everyone by feeding, educating and entertaining each and every day. Welcome to our "Foodie Family." Best Wishes...

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Gio, our guide was extremely accommodating and tried very hard to please. Even though we were only two couples, accommodating the wives, who, charitably, are picky eaters, is not easy. I never met Chinese food that I did not love so I loved everything. Our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Matthew G, Owner at Hawaii Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Everyone! Thank you for your kind words about our Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour. Sometimes an intimate day of food and fun is exactly what the doctor ordered, right? Please visit us again soon... there's so much great food here in Paradise we'd love to share...More

Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Gio was our host and could not have been more helpful or friendly. Picked us up promptly very very close to our hotel. Basically a tour of chinatown places more than a “hawaii” type food tour but many similarities exist. You will get to go...More

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Matthew G, Owner at Hawaii Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review of our awesome Hawaii Food Tours! What we do is definitely an experience! Aloha from Hawaii! Matthew Gray

Reviewed February 1, 2019

There were pluses and minuses on this food tour. The hosts, Crystal and Gio, were great. They love food and were full of names of restaurants to try. Unfortunately, this tour is not so much a hole-in-the-wall tour as a Taste of Chinatown tour, as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Loved this tour! Our 2 guides were lovely and very knowledgeable about food and Honolulu. This is basically a tour of Chinatown, a fascinating Honolulu neighborhood. All the food was delicious and we got to walk through the colorful market in Chinatown, learning about so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Matthew G, Owner at Hawaii Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Friends! Thank you for your kind words! There are quite literally thousands of reviews of Hawaii Food Tours on the Internet. We were the first food tour in Hawaii; the second food tour in the United States! Now going into our 16th year! Hope...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019

We've been to Oahu several times and this time around my husband and I were looking for other interesting things to in the island. Well, one way to know the place is through their food or going to the market. And that's what brought us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Matthew G, Owner at Hawaii Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Friends! Thanks for your awesome review of our Famous Hawaii Food Tours! Three stops wasn't enough for you? There were about a dozen different foods offered on your tour. Most people end their day with us feeling quite satisfied! We were the first food...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We had a great tour yesterday with Gio, Krystal and driver Mitch. We enjoyed our walking tour of Chinatown and tasting the many special foods and fruits. Loved the black sugar manapua, as well as the Kalua pig! Tried some interesting fruits too. Best of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Matthew G, Owner at Hawaii Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We were the first food tour in Hawaii; the second food tour in the United States! Now going into our 16th year! Many Thanks to YOU for telling the World about us! Sincerely, with Aloha... Matthew Gray

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Do this tour on the first few days of visit!!! Gio and Crystal were excellent guides! The tour is very well organized so you get more treats for the time involved. Their knowledge of the history of Oahu culture and the history of the food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Matthew G, Owner at Hawaii Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Mahalo for your tasty review! We were the first food tour in Hawaii; the second food tour in the United States! Now going into our 16th year! Hope to meet & feed you again in the not too distant future! Aloha, Matthew Gray

Reviewed January 7, 2019

The guides were terrific: very friendly and very engaging. But we left disappointed. The bulk of the experience involves sitting in the market while the guides shop for food and then bring it back to you (they e-mail you the identity of the restaurants after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Orlando M
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Yes, you need reservations. Hawaiiholeinthewallfoodtours. It's after you make reservations that they tell you where to meet the van for pick up.
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I’ve done this tour solo and it’s been just delightful. The guides are most knowledgeable and very open and friendly. People are looking for a good time and if you make yourself approachable you’ll have no problem. Give it a... More
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I think JoAnn answered it best. But I'll add my two cents lol. I had read and reviewed A LOT before coming to the island and "needing" to get to the North Shore and its shrimp. I started feeling a little disappointed as we... More
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