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Honolulu Museum of Art Cafe

900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-1429
+1 808-532-8734
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-1429
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Honolulu Museum of Art Cafe is a great place to go for breakfast and be inspired by the surrounding atmosphere of local art. The Shakshouka (Moroccan Eggs) is fabulous. The menu is small but with good choices. The wait staff is relaxed, but then...More

Thank Hawaiian555
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We were lucky to get a table, as the Museum was unusually busy for a Sunday. We started off with morning cocktails -- I had a Belini, peach nectar with sparkling wine. For our mains, I had cold curried turkey, with salad -- delicious, and...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Finished the tour of the Doris Duke Shangri La and a tour of the museum so we were ready to eat. Stopped in at the Museum Cafe. Seems the tables fill up quickly with reservations but we were lucky to grab a table. Ordered the...More

Thank busconi
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Stopped for a sandwich and drink during out visit to the Museum, very friendly staff and good service.

Thank gardengirl54
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I would go back to this place over and over. If you have the time, book a tour of Doris Duke's Collection of Islamic Art. So much to enjoy .Main museum has collections from Japanese, Asian, East Indian, Islamic etc. collections. I need to go...More

Thank prairielily56
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Had lunch there for the first time and it was a great experience! We had lunch with my brother, new born niece and other good friends today (Sunday) and was pleased to see that they also offered breakfast items (such as waffles, omelets, etc.) as...More

Thank Azntiger
Reviewed April 1, 2018

WE really enjoyed our lunch at the Art Museum prior to our tour of ShangriLa. We enjoyed the delicious fresh Shrimp salad in the pretty and calm outdoor patio setting. The wait staff was efficient and quick when we told them we only had a...More

Thank Lynn T
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

The cafe is situated within the Honolulu Museum of Art alongside one of the open outdoor courtyards. There is a great variety of menu items and they are delicious. Be sure to walk over to the cafe reservation desk first upon arrival to the museum...More

Thank Jeanie B
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Lunch before our tour to Doris Duke's Shangri La. A perfect location open to the outdoors in the middle of this fine museum. Nice menu and excellent food. The pineapple cake ranks up there with Bev Gannon's at the Haliamaile General Store on Maui. Lunch...More

Thank gapcmp
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

My job decided to do their orientation here and bought us lunch. It was excellent o had the salmon and my colleagues had different dishes and all were please with the food. It is a hidden gem and reaona my priced

Thank unique p
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Response from Tiare C | Reviewed this property |
I took my daughter for her birthday, no special treatment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$15 - $25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-1429
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-532-8734
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Have lunch in our open-air café surrounded by gardens, splashing water, a mural and sculptures by Jun Kaneko. Chef Jacob Silver uses fresh island ingredients in his casual, contemporary dishes. There is no museum admission charge to lunch at the café. Supporting members and above receive a 10 percent discount.
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