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$29 - $31
American, Bar, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed November 20, 2019

I'm not a vegetarian (yet), but I have been exploring the options. I had a vegetarian version of the loco moco, and while it was good, it could have had some more flavour. The service was lovely, though.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

The food was amazing. Got vegan buffalo chicken & my husband got the Reuben. The neighborhood isn't the best but there is $3 just around the corner so not a long walk! So so good!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed June 28, 2019

Honestly, getting there and walking down the streets makes you feel like you might be robbed, maybe pick up hepatitis, or sold drugs somewhere along the way (or a combination of all three), but don't let that turn you off! If you're looking for good,...vegan diner food, this needs to be on your radar! I got the vegan buffalo sandwich with the seasoned fries and it was amazing!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

What a lovey place to visit, fantastic food, great vibe and amazing service! I could not recommend their shakes high enough! Recommend anyone in town check it out

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 5, 2019

awesome unique menu that caters to both meat eaters as well as veggie people. the milkshakes are literally THE BEST in the world. cool spot. have never had to wait too long to be seated. get the reuben and the peanut butter milkshake.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Great find in an older Honolulu neighbourhood away from the main tourist areas. We stopped in for lunch as we were walking along the street. Many booths and a warm welcome on arrival. Menu is pretty decent with sweet and savoury options for both breakfast...and lunch. Plus, a great selection of delicious milkshakes. Try the nutella milkshake. We both liked our dishes. Service was a little spotty in terms of finally coming to take our order and then trying to find a server to pack up our food and give us the bill. We would recommend this place.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food with a decent amount of options for vegetarians/vegans. The service was a little slow but worth it as the food was great. Would recommend the vegan hot wings!

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are here for lunch and we're hair too see so many vegan options on the menu. We ordered the vegan Buffalo wings with homemade vegan ranch, a vegan teriyaki burger and the vegan ribs. The wings were our favorite and the...ribs were our least favorite (still fine)! Really helped satisfy my craving for some wings! Vegan welcome!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 20, 2018

My son and I enjoyed a hearty vegan meal at the Downbeat Diner on a recent visit to Honolulu. I had the vegan citrus spareribs and my son had the vegan teriyaki burger. The food was tasty and filling and hit the spot after a...big hike. The atmosphere was funky and our server was friendly and attentive too.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What stands out at this establishment is laid back atmosphere and genuine welcoming service. Menu offers an all day breakfast as well sandwiches, cafe food - all at very reasonable prices. Food was delicious.

Date of visit: August 2018
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  • Yes, Downbeat Diner offers takeout services.

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  • Downbeat Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4