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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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ISLAND STYLE STARTERS
Sesame Seared Ahi*
Black sesame crusted ahi tuna seared medium rare, drizzled with our house made chili garlic aioli. Sliced to share, we serve it on a bed of cabbage. The perfect island appetizer!
USD 14
Island Style Calamari
Breaded calamari rings and tentacles deep fried till golden brown. Served with pineapple sweet chili sauce and a creamy cocktail sauce
USD 12
Polynesian Coconut Shrimp
Made "hawaiian style", lightly breaded, rolled in shredded coconut fried till golden brown and served with mango chutney
USD 12
Chicken Wings
Crispy chicken wings, tossed with your choice of: buffalo, sweet and tangy barbecue, or teriyaki sauce. Served with ranch dressing and crunchy celery
USD 14
Rib Tips
Pecan wood smoked pork rib tips tossed in our BBQ sauce. These are served with two scoops of rice and green onion to give them that island flair
USD 14
Cheeseburger Babies* (2-3. 5oz Burgers)
What are they? They're two 3.5oz Cheeseburger with an attitude tm with lettuce, tomato, onions and thousand island dressing. Served with seasoned fries
USD 13
Island Style Cheese Fries
Our famous seasoned fries topped with melted colby jack cheese, kalua pork, BBQ sauce, and green onions. A great snack to have while sipping a mai tai and listening to our rock n roll!
USD 12
Perfect Bite Nachos
These nachos start with chips cooked in house. Then we load each individual chip with your choice of chicken or kalua pork, shredded colby jack cheese, and jalapeños. They are served with lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo for you to finish them off to perfection
USD 10
Crispy Green Beans
Tempura battered green beans fried up light and crispy. Served with a side of sesame sriracha aioli
USD 10
Teriyaki Edamame
Steamed and lightly tossed with teriyaki, sesame seeds and a pinch of hawaiian sea salt. Great way to get your veggies!
USD 8
FIRST, A WORD ABOUT OUR CHEESEBURGERS
We think they are the best cheeseburgers in hawaii, and here's why! Our 100% fresh certified black angus beef half pound burger from harris ranch meats is abundantly flavorful, incredibly tender, and naturally juicy. Served hot off the grill with thousand island dressing, lettuce, tomato, and onions, on our hawaii-baked salt & pepper buns. All cheeseburgers are cooked to medium. (Pink throughout) all cheeseburger are served with our famous seasoned fries. Sub onion rings or side salad for $2 more
Cheeseburger in Paradise*
This is how it all began in lahaina, October 1989. You're gonna love our five napkin cheeseburger topped with a slice of colby jack cheese. Top off your cheeseburger with any of these add-ons for $1.50 Each: swiss, blue cheese, bacon, avocado, mushrooms, guacamole, banana peppers, jalapeños, grilled pineapple, fried egg, or sautéed onions
USD 13
Gluten Free Option: Any of Our Fabulous Cheeseburgers Can Be Served on a Gluten Free Bun for USD 1
Cheeseburger Island Style*
Try our juicy cheeseburger with an attitude, made island style with fresh kalua pork, grilled pineapple and our hawaiian teriyaki sauce
USD 15
BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger*
A big juicy cheeseburger drenched in BBQ sauce, topped with three pieces of bacon, and crowned with one of our world famous onion rings
USD 14
California Cheeseburger*
Hailing from southern california but adopting maui as their home, cheeseburger restaurant founders, laren and edna, found the perfect blend of aloha by topping their cheeseburger with fresh grilled hawaiian pineapple and california avocado slices
USD 15
It's All Good!*
We start with our original cheeseburger with an attitude, then add sautéed mushrooms, three strips of bacon, another slice of cheese (this time swiss), and crown it with a scoop of guacamole
USD 16
Royal Ali'i Cheeseburger*
Say it with me...ah - Lee - ee. Our famous cheeseburger topped with a fried egg and crispy bacon! Named after hawaiian royalty, this one's fit for a king!
USD 15
Blue Banana Pepper Cheeseburger*
Our famous cheeseburger topped off with crumbled blue cheese, banana peppers, and homemade guacamole. The universal answer to a universal need!
USD 15
Pastrami Cheeseburger*
Try our juicy cheeseburger topped with thinly sliced hot pastrami, melted swiss cheese, jalapeño mayo, and banana peppers
USD 16
Loco Moco*
A bed of rice topped with our black angus beef patty covered with two fried eggs,onions, and brown gravy. Da kine favorite!
USD 14
Cheeseburger Challenge*
Three burger patties, swiss & colby jack cheese, thousand island, mayonnaise, sautéed onions, fried egg, bacon, kalua pork, sautéed mushrooms, jalapeños, lettuce, tomato, pickles on a salt & pepper bun. Surrounded by a big pile of island style cheese fries and topped with onion rings. Turns out you can have it all! Finish the whole thing in 20 minutes or less and it's free!
USD 35
SANDWICHES
All sandwiches are served with our famous seasoned fries. Sub onion rings or side salad for $2 more. Gluten free option: any of our fabulous sandwiches can be served on a gluten free bun for $1
Hawaiian Style Chicken Sandwich
Our gourmet chicken breast hot off the griddle served with melted swiss cheese, grilled pineapple, and teriyaki sauce on a whole wheat bun
USD 14
Kalua Pig Sandwich
Kalua pork hand rubbed with hawaiian sea salt before roasting all day. Served with sesame mayo on a grilled salt & pepper bun topped with fresh pineapple coleslaw. We love the pig!
USD 14
Spicy Chicken Sandwich
Our blackened chicken breast served with mayo and topped with banana peppers and melted swiss cheese on a whole wheat bun. If you love spicy, this one's made just for you!
USD 14
Chipotle Black Bean Cheeseburger
A vegetarian blend of black beans, brown rice, roasted corn, garlic, tomatoes, and spicy chippendale peppers served with mayo, and topped with swiss cheese and homemade guacamole on a whole wheat bun
USD 14
Turkey Burger
A taste sensation made from a blend of ground turkey, herbs and spices grilled just right, topped with melted swiss cheese, spring mix, tomato and onions on a salt & pepper bun
USD 14
Tofu Bahn Mi
We start with a toasted baguette, spread on our own tasty sesame sriracha mayo, then load it with warm tofu, lettuce, sliced cucumbers, pickled red cabbage slaw and fresh cilantro
USD 13
Maui B.L.T.A. Sandwich
Just the way you like it. Five slices of crispy bacon, lettuce, tomato, and avocado on a salt & pepper bun
USD 12
FANTASTIC FISH
Seared Ahi Sandwich*
Premium grade ahi tuna seared medium-rare, topped with a crispy won ton chip and piled on top of julienne carrots, onions, and lettuce. Served on a salt & pepper bun with sesame mayonnaise and cilantro-macadamia nut pesto
USD 16
Shrimp Burger
Tempura battered shrimp burger on a bed of asian slaw, tomato, and sliced avocado with mayonnaise on salt & pepper bun served with seasoned fries
USD 16
Polynesian Coconut Shrimp and Fries
Made "hawaiian style", lightly breaded and rolled in coconut. Served with mango chutney
USD 16
Aloha Fish and Fries
Tasty flaky white fish lightly battered and fried. Served with seasoned fries
USD 16
Island Fish Tacos
Two grilled flour tortillas stuffed with tasty flaky white fish lightly battered and fried, shredded cabbage, colby jack cheese, pico de gallo, and our own zesty jalapeño mayonnaise served with chips and salsa! Ole!
USD 15
Sub Mahi Mahi USD 2.5
SENSATIONAL SALADS
Sesame Crusted Ahi Salad*
We take premium grade ahi tuna, cover it in sesame seeds, and sear it to medium-rare perfection before placing it atop a bed of mixed greens, onions, carrots, red bell peppers, and crispy won ton strips, all tossed in oriental dressing
USD 16
Kapalua Kobb Salad
Mixed greens with grilled chicken, bacon, hard-boiled egg, crumbled blue cheese, tomatoes, and california avocado. With your choice of thousand island, ranch, blue cheese, or caesar dressing
USD 14
Caesar Salad with Polynesian Coconut Shrimp
Crisp romaine lettuce tossed with croûtons, parmesan cheese, and a classic caesar dressing, topped off with our polynesian coconut shrimp. (Sub grilled chicken)
USD 16
Apple & Candied Almond Salad
Local spring mix and romaine lettuce, fresh, crisp apple slices, julienne onions, blue cheese crumbles and candied almonds all tossed together in a balsamic vinaigrette
USD 15
JUST DESSERT
Big enough to share!
Maui Mud Pie
Kona coffee ice cream covered with chocolate fudge on an oreo cookie crust and topped with whipped cream and macadamia nuts. Save room... You're going to need it!
USD 10
YOU'RE INVITED BACK FOR BREAKFAST!
Served daily 7:00-11 am
Breakfast Special
2 eggs, hashbrowns, toast, and coffee. Breakfast hours only
USD 7.99
Breakfast Cocktails
Bloody marys & mimosas. Breakfast hours only
USD 5.5
FRESH BREWED ON OAHU
The craft beer movement has finally made it to the shores of Oahu! We proudly feature beers from three of Oahu's newest breweries, Waikiki Brewing Company, Honolulu Beerworks, and Stewbum & Stonewall. Dedicated to their craft, all of these breweries produce beer exclusively here on Oahu, making for the freshest brew you will ever find in Waikiki! Help us support local craft beer by enjoying a cold glass of these tasty island suds!
Aloha Spirit Blonde Ale
Waikiki Brewing Company: ABV:4.62%; Light crystal and two row malts combine to make the base for this light and refreshing blonde ale. Perle and tettnang hops provide slight bitterness and balance to the malt, and a late addition of cascade hops in the boil lend a delicate aroma to the finished beer
16oz. USD 6.75
20oz. USD 8.25
Ala Moana Amber
Waikiki Brewing Company; ABV:5.62%; Five different types of malt provide both body and color to this richly tinted amber ale. Perle and tettnang hops are used for bitterness and flavor, and cascade and centennial hops provide citrus and pine like notes to contribute to aroma
16oz. USD 6.75
20oz. USD 8.25
English Brown Ale
Waikiki Brewing Company; ABV: 5.14%; Nutty and roasty malt flavors set the stage for our english brown. English east kent goldings hops are used for both bittering and aroma in this beer, perfectly balancing out the malt forward character
16oz. USD 6.75
20oz. USD 8.25
Hana Hou Hefe
Waikiki Brewing Company; ABV: 6.55%; Equal parts malted barley and malted wheat make up the base for this beer. Noble hop, tettnang, provides the bitterness and small additions of perle and centetnnial in the whirlpool balance out the aroma. An addition of sweet orange peel and strawberry puree prior to fermentation make this unfiltered american style hefeweizen the ultimate in refreshment
16oz. USD 6.75
20oz. USD 8.25
Black Strap Molasses Porter
Waikiki Brewing Company; ABV:6.48%; One size; two row, crystal and munich malts create the base for the big flavors of chocolate and black malt to build upon. The chocolate and coffee flavor and aroma of the malts are highlighted nicely by the ad- dition of black strap molasses in the boil. Goldings and fuggle hops provide refined earthy bitterness that compliments the roasty flavors of the malt
14. 75oz. USD 6.75
Sheltered Bay Ipa
Honolulu Beerwork; ABV 7.0%; One size; Light copper in color, with aromas of sweet toffee, freshly baked bread and vibrant orange and grapefruit zest. The medium-full body has a base of toasted malt with just a touch of sweet caramel to provide a great balance for the bold hoppy bitterness
14.75oz. USD 6.75
Pia Mahi'ai - Honey Citrus Saison
Honolulu Beerworks; ABV 5.5%; Brewed with local oranges, tangerines, lemons, limes, lemongrass and big island honey, this beer features fresh citrus and spice aromas that follow through in the taste. Use of specialty saison yeast creates complex flavors of allspice, clove and a slight peppery finish
16oz. USD 6.75
20oz. USD 8.25
Makana Island Wheat
Stewbum & Stonewall Brewing Co.; (ABV 4.8%); Traditional Belgian style witbier brewed with crushed coriander and bitter orange peel that give tasty notes of citrus and a slight spice. Goes great with an orange or pineapple wedge
16oz. USD 6.75
20oz. USD 8.25
Batch 518 Pale Ale
Stewbum & Stonewall Brewing Co.; (ABV 5.18%); Slightly more bitter than most pale ales (51.8 IBUS), but not as bitter as an IPA. Citra and cascade hops balance well against the caramel and munich malts in this classic beer style
16oz. USD 6.75
20oz. USD 8.25
Waikiki Brewing Company Glassware
Available in 16oz &20oz pint style, 14.75oz Teardrop, 16oz pilsner
Glass Only Each USD 10
MORE TAP & BOTTLED BEER
DOMESTIC DRAFT
$5.75/16oz. $7/20oz
Budweiser (5.0% ABV)
Golden American Lager. Medium bodied with a delicate malt sweet- ness and balanced bitterness for a clean, snappy finish
Bud Light (4.2%ABV)
A light-bodied American Lager with a fresh, clean and subtle hop aroma, delicate malt sweetness and crisp finish
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed April 23, 2020

This is a bit of a sports bar vibe, casual and good burgers. Stopped here after walking up Diamond Head, right across the road from Waikiki beach. Service was good and burgers were good too.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2020

To start out, the service was just OK; waiter wasn't very attentive or friendly. That may have honestly tainted the rest of our thoughts, but we found the burgers to be just good, nothing great or special other than that they're very messy and greasy....More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2020

So on the day, we were visiting Oahu, one of our stops was walking along Weikiki Beach. Simply a very beautiful tropical area. We were taking our time and had a little more time to relax before our next stop. We came across Cheeseburger in...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 24, 2020

They make a good burger and is more affordable than many places on the strip. Good atmosphere and pleasant service.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 22, 2020

We make a point to stop in every year when we are in Honolulu. Last year, it was Cheeseburger in Paradise. This year, we saw that the restaurant had divided in to 2; the south side is Waikiki Brewing and the north side right on...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 22, 2020 via mobile

The burgers are great but these tacos are amazing, well worth a second trip (the first one is for the original burger of course!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 21, 2020

You have to eat here at least once if you’re visiting Waikiki. The coconut shrimp with mango sauce is amazing. I love the Kailua pig sandwich but everything we have had from here has always been good

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 21, 2020

We stopped in after a walk to Diamond Head. It was busy in the afternoon. Had big screens in the bar area with football on. Service was decent considering it was busy. Had a giant nacho that we demolished and a couple of mixed drinks...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2020

Stopped here after a top rated place down the block had a 45 min wait. Not sorry we did. I ordered egg special (scrambled) for $7.95 - a deal in Honolulu - and he got the banana macadamia pancakes and then we shared. Eggs were...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 20, 2020 via mobile

We ate here many times as it was very convenient from the hotel to the beach. We sat down immediately every time. Food came out very fast.

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