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Formaggio Wine Bar

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Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM


Lobster Bisque
Tender Morsels of Maine lobster, brandy & cream
Onion Gratinee
Slowly simmered and topped with melted Gruyere
Classic Caesar
Romaine lettuce with focaccia croutons
Mozzarella, vine – ripened tomatoes, sweet basil pesto & 18yr old balsamic vinegar
Mixed Greens
Mesculun greens, walnuts, sun – dried tomatoes, goat cheese & balsamic dressing
Bruschetta Trio
Tomato, Basil, Wild Mushrooms with truffle oil, roasted pepper and goat cheese
Escargot Blue
Escargot baked in a herbed garlic butter and Roquefort cheese. Served with a half baguette
Foie Gras Crostini
Roasted foie gras on crostini with port wine, caramelized onions & apples
Formaggio Della Casa
Chef's selection of cheeses from around the world, served with seasonal & half baguette
Formaggio Fonduta
A mouthwatering fondue of imported cheese, spinach, artichoke, and crab. Served with crostini
Smoked Salmon Carpaccio
Norwegian salmon with lemon, extra virgin olive oil, red onions & capers. Served with half bauguette
Fennel Fennel
Margarita topped with fresh fennel & fennel sausage
Margarita, Extra Pizza
Mozzarella, vine – ripened tomatoes, basil and extra virgin olive oil
Portobello mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini, roasted peppers & onions topped with goat cheese
Pancetta & Pesto
Shrimp & romaine tossed in a pesto Caesar dressing atop our thin crust mozzarella & pancetta
Tomatoes, black olives, capers, artichokes & oregano drizzled with balsamic and pesto. (Anchovies upon request)
Wild Mushroom
Assorted wild mushrooms, tomatoes & mozzarella
Baked Lobster "Mac" n Cheese
Lobster and bowtie pasta tossed in lobster cream
Boneless Short Ribs
Slow cooked 'til tender and juicy, served with a cabernet bordelaise sauce
Crispy Pork Belly Tacos
Our newest wine bar favorite served with Asian slaw. Yummy!
Grilled Vegetable Sandwich
Zucchini, eggplant, trio of peppers, onions, gruyere cheese and pesto mayo
Hamburger Steak and Fried Rice*
Grilled Wagyu (USDA Kobe Beef) burger with onions, wild mushrooms and cabernet wine sauce
Kobe Burger*
Wagyu (USDA Kobe Beef) burgers are out of this world! Mozzarella, cheese, lettuce & tomato
Nepalese Chicken Curry
Something very different! Served with Basmati rice
Pasta Special
Please ask your server for today's special
Prosciutto di Parma Sandwich
Mozzarella slices, vine – ripened tomatoes & sweet basil pesto served with mixed greens
Turkey Pesto Sandwich
Roasted turkey, pesto and vine – ripened tomatoes
Half Baguette
Roasted Garlic Bread
Cheese Bread
Truffle Marcona Almonds
Prosciutto & Salami
Alfredo Bread
pancetta & prosciutto alfredo cheese bread
Pesto Shrimp Linguini
lemon beurre blanc sauce on linguini with pesto tossed jumbo shrimps, fire roasted tomatoes topped with asiago cheese & fresh basil
Voted Hawaii's Best Wine Bar five years in a row, this intimate hideaway is sure to please your palate with its casual gourmet fare and over 50 wines by the glass. Just minutes from Waikiki, join us for fantastic food and wine pairings. Daily pau hana appetizer specials and vegetarian entrees good enough to convert any meat lover!
$20 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Wine Bar, Italian, Bar, Pub
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

The food is first rate, moderately priced, and quiet. We found it quite by accident but are happy we did.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Norm S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is one of our favorite go to place as a local but also love taking visitor here due to level of service and quality of food. Recommend trying the Kobe burger which is hands down one of the best burger anywhere and you can...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KoreL5
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful hidden treasure! I say “hidden” because Google maps is confusing when trying to find it. I’ve seen reviews where people have stated that their Uber drivers who are island natives couldn’t find it with the address given. Well let me give them...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jfierro2018
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Do not be fooled by the unique location under a donut shop past the dumpster. This is a true hidden gem in Honolulu. We found the wine bar a few years ago and not only do they have wonderful a wine selection, the food and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tjbales
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Terrible experience taking an Uber from Hilton Hawaiian village to here...Could not find it and the drive took us down the most dicey streets I have seen in Hawaii...

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Brad_Lazorka
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Entering Formaggio through a plain dark glass door brings one to a dark wine-cellar like ambiance. You feel like you are in a cozy basement wine bar in some hipster neighborhood. This is a wine bar so their are wine pours in various sizes. 6...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JuneKaimuki
Reviewed February 8, 2018

found Formaggio Wine Bar on TA of course. Uber took me over from Waikiki and it was about a 12 min ride. I will say that this place is hard to find. I posted a photo of the outside. Unassuming, not pretentious, very casual and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Wtftraveler
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Great burger tho' expensive! Ask for it to be served on baguette! Delish! They didn't have ketchup!!! What is THAT!!!

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank Mia B
Reviewed February 1, 2017

There were very few customers in the restaurant. Service was OK, but the waiter was totally unfamiliar with the wines and the food choices. There was live music, which thankfully was not too loud. The food was average.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Hawaii-Biker
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Late night happy hour, small happy hour menu, but awesome dishes! Nepalese chicken curry is awesome! Panini and the mini pizzas are always a favorite. The regular menu features a wide variety of dishes, but the favorite is the escargot! Order your own, I'm not...More

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank Al S
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