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.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Michel's At the Colony Surf

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
As featured in Waikiki Guide
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2895 Kalakaua Ave, Ste A, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4003 (Kapahulu)
+1 808-923-6552
Website
Today
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

480 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 367: English reviews
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at Michel's at the Colony Surf during our visti to Honolulu. We sat at the bar and met some very nice people, one being a anesthesiologist at the local hospital. We wound up ordering and sharing the Miche;s Ocean Bounty, which is like a seafood tower....It has Mahi Mahi and Oyster Rockefellar and lobster tail and other fish,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Laura O
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our annversary with a romantic dinner at Michels. Reserved a table at the window so that we could watch the sunset off Waikiki beach. The atmosphere is perfect for a quiet romantic dinner for two. Even large groups are quiet and respectful of other guests which is perfect for the ambience. Michel's has an excellent and courteous staff... More 

Helpful?
Thank cdique1048
Kalispell, Montana
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you go, sit by the window - the view is spectacular!!! The presentation of the food was better than the taste...disappointed as this was a go to in past visits!!! Time to find a new favorite!!!

Helpful?
Thank Cindy M
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
430 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb location; superb service; superb food. Maybe the best restaurant on Oahu. We lived here twice and have gone back for visits for 25+ years and still love Michel's as the best. Go if you can.

Helpful?
Thank C B
The Woodlands, Texas
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were part of a large group for dinner. Never having been to this restaurant before, we all had expectations for the evening. An outstanding evening. The food was a preset menu due to the large number in our group (we had the entire restaurant on a Sunday evening). The choices were perfect and the food was excellent and prepared... More 

Helpful?
Thank mikeadavis
Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Fantastic dinner to celebrate our son and new daughter-in-laws marriage! Beautiful view, delicious food a perfect evening. Thank you!

Helpful?
Thank thehockeymumoslo
Emmetsburg
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Probably the best escargot I've ever had. Enjoyed the table side preparation of caesar and steak diane. The oceanside dining was great and the service was terrific. The best dinner we had in Oahu.

Helpful?
Thank Sheila2302
Torrance, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

This was recommended as a "must" eat in Waikiki. The service was good but the food is marginal and way over priced. The restaurant has a wanna-be french twist with modified table side service. Caesar sald was marginal (no anchovies available) and was very disappointing at $18 per person (minimum 2); steak Diane was over cooked and the pasta with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Thomas M
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Terrific food, attentive service, timeless ambience. Perfect venue for French food on the beach. I've been here several times more and they have never dissapointed. Kudos to Phillip and his staff ...

Helpful?
Thank FiveStarDiner
Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Outstanding cusine, excellent, friendly staff, incredible ambiance and stunning ocean views. My first visit to Michel's was my birthday, August 1986 on our summer vacation. Always include it on my list of "musts" when on O'hau. In 2014, I celebrated my 60th birthday at Michel's with a party of about 30 people. It was outstanding and I'll never forget it!

Helpful?
Thank vjliddy

Travelers who viewed Michel's At the Colony Surf also viewed

 

Been to Michel's At the Colony Surf? 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 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $50
Cuisine
French, International
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2895 Kalakaua Ave, Ste A, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4003
    (Kapahulu)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-6552
Description
Come and experience French fine-dining cuisine at its best at Hawaii's premier ocean front restaurant, voted "Most Romantic Restaurant" by "The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" on Oahu's Gold Coast.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Michel's At the Colony Surf and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Michel's At the Colony Surf 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?