By Olivia Cuccaro
The island of Oahu is where surfing was born and continues to reign. From Honolulu to the North Shore, the ocean is an integral part of this Hawaiian island’s culture – and cuisine. Fresh, local seafood defines dining in this region, with incredible restaurants on the beach and in the area’s top hotels. Click through to see our picks for the best restaurants in Oahu.
At luxury Waikiki hotel Halekulani, La Mer personifies Hawaiian elegance in both its dishes and decor. The restaurant features French-inspired cuisine utilizing local ingredients for a twist of tropical flavor. From the Tasting Menu, guests will enjoy duck foie gras, lobster gnocchi and beef filet.