We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Orchids

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Waikiki
American, Seafood, European, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Lewers Street)
808-923-2311
Website
Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,020 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 737: English reviews
Level Contributor
39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you want to see how the rich do breakfast this is the place for you. Waiters in vests, refill your coffee after every third sip from your fine china cup. Real silver tongs are near your cubed sugar bowl for your French press coffee. The breakfast was good. However, the traditional (since 1912) piping hot popovers with fresh marmalade... More 

Helpful?
Thank Got2TasteAndSee
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I wanted to have one dining experience at a high end restaurant- we chose Orchids. The view is amazing - right on the water, Diamond Head in the background- you couldn't ask for a better view. The only disappointment was the menu. It lacked diversity, was limiting and very disappointing. The food we ordered was good, but... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Maria A
Phoenix, AZ
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have eaten here several times. Make your resevation 2 weeks in advance. The fish is always fresh. Potions are generous. Very expensive but worth it

Helpful?
Thank triploverPhoenixAZ
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffe style cuisine that only served on Sunday. It is grate food as well as grate view. Nice and comfortable services,

Helpful?
Thank kaz h
Queensland
Level Contributor
40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful restaurant right on the waterfront. Well priced and wonderful service. You can listen to the beautiful Hawaiian music and watch the dancing next door as you eat your dinner. Listen to the waves as you enjoy your meal. Looks like it would be a very expensive restaurant but it was very moderately priced.

Helpful?
Thank Chrissyjohn
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVED this place - so expensive but we wanted one nice romantic dinner out - and it didn't disappoint at all. Scenery is beautiful right on the water and you can hear the Hawaiian music from next door. Cocktails were fantastic (I got the Americano) and food and dessert were amazing. I had the snapper (not on the menu), the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Courtney O
Napa CA, United States
Level Contributor
30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting the island with my husband for a dual birthday celebration. Friends took us to this beautiful restaurant on the ocean with fabulous food and a band with several dancers. Our friends knew the band members, and they sang happy birthday to us. Restaurant's lovely light coconut cake with candle capped the evening. A great way to enter our 70s!!

Helpful?
Thank Alan B
Italy
Level Contributor
43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, I am italian and an avid foodie. Unfortunately I must tell you that my dinner was not a unique culinary experience. The service was attentive and pleasant as always in the US but the food was not to die for. In addition I would like to point out the absurd dress code policy for men considering that you are... More 

Helpful?
Thank nl39
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Sunday brunch had it all: outstanding food, outstanding service and gorgeous setting. There wasn't a single item of the perhaps 60 or greater selections that wasn't well prepared, and with the exception of otherwise ordinary soba noodles, all the dishes were outstanding, even the mushroom salad. Having a view of the Pacific and Diamondhead was a bonus. Having been... More 

Helpful?
Thank Albert W
NC
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant for a night out w/friends and family. Somewhat of a dress code; not stuffy, but not a freak show like most on the beach. The food and atmosphere is superb. Love this place!

Helpful?
1 Thank imthedecidah

Been to Orchids? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $75
Cuisine
American, Seafood, European, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
    (Lewers Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: 808-923-2311

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Orchids and other visitors
6 questions
Ask a question
Mesa, Arizona
over a year ago
Sydney, Australia
8 months ago
Bellevue, Washington
11 months ago

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Orchids staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?