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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$29 - $31
American, Bar, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Vegan Wings (5 pcs)
Vegan Wings dressed in spicy buffalo or sweet barbecue sauce served with ranch.
USD 12
Mozzarella Sticks (5 pcs)
Savory treats served with marinara.
Jalapeno Poppers (5pcs)
Cheese filled jalapenos & ranch.
Basket of fries or sweet potato fries with kosher salt fresh garlic or cajun seasoning.
Cheese USD 1
Gravy USD 1.5
Chili USD 2.5
Volcano Fries
Basket of fries with garlic, cajun seasoning, cheese and gravy.
USD 10
Chili Cheese Fries
Basket of fries topped with cheddar, Downbeat's vegan chili and diced red onions.
USD 10
Seasoned Curly Fries
Choice of house vinaigrette, thousand island, blue cheese, ranch dressing. Vegan ranch - $0.50.
House Salad
Kahumana Farms mixed greens, Kamuela tomatoes. cucumber, red onion, carrots and croutons, your choice of dressing on the side.
USD 10
Chicken, vegan or regular USD 4
Avocado USD 3
Pesto Chicken Salad
House made pesto chicken or vegan chicken on a bed of fresh greens, local tomatoes, shredded carrots, cucumber, diced red onions, with a side of house made vinaigrette.
USD 13
Add fries for $3. All burgers can be made vegan or vegetarian.
Downbeat Burger
Big Island beef burger or vegan burger, cheddar cheese, Downbeat house sauce, Kakaako butter lettuce, kamuela tomato, white onions and homemade pickles.
USD 14
+ Beyond Burger USD 16
Big Island beef burger or vegan burger, swiss cheese, homemade mayo, teriyaki sauce and caramelized mushrooms.
USD 14
+ Beyond Burger USD 16
Add fries for $3. Bread is toasted unless requested otherwise.
Bacon or vegan bacon, butter lettuce, avocado, kamuela tomatoes and a homemade cajun aioli on sourdough.
USD 10
Buffalo Chicken
Grilled chicken or vegan chicken, spicy buffalo sauce, swiss cheese, homemade ranch, kakaako butter lettuce, kamuela tomatoes, and red onion on sourdough.
USD 11
Pastrami or vegan hot dog, swiss cheese, sauerkraut and downbeat house sauce or mustard on grilled marbled rye bread.
USD 12
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Pulled pork, Swiss cheese, BBQ sauce, and fresh coleslaw on potato bun. No vegan option.
USD 12
Pesto Chicken Sandwich
House made pesto on grilled chicken or vegan chicken, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, served on sourdough bread.
USD 11
Downbeat Mac & Cheese
Add Bacon or Pocho sausage USD 3
Add Vegan bacon or vegan sausage USD 3
Loco Moco
Big Island beef patty or vegan patty, Downbeat gravy, two eggs over easy over brown rice.
USD 14
+ Beyond Burger USD 16
Chili Moco
Big Island beef patty or vegan patty, vegan chili and two eggs over easy brown rice.
USD 14
+ Beyond Burger USD 16
Chili & Brown Rice
served with onions and cheese.
Vegan Citrus Spare Rib
Vegan spare rib cutlets in a soy citrus glaze served with brown rice and a scoop of mac salad.
USD 14
Vegan Chicken Katsu
Vegan chicken in a house made katsu sauce, served with brown rice and a scoop of vegan mac salad.
USD 14
Served all the time.
French Toast
Hawaiian sweet bread french toast or vegan french toast with powdered sugar.
USD 12
Egg Breakfast
Two eggs any style or tofu scramble, your choice of bacon or sausage, and home fries, rice or toast.
USD 14
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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,...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...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...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...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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