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Food tours in Oahu, Hawaii

A food tour of Oahu-Hawaii takes you on a culinary adventure with unparalleled access to the best restaurants, pubs, and street food.

During these highly-rated tours, you will be walking through historic neighborhoods, interacting with the people of Oahu-Hawaii, and learning the history as you sample Fantastic foods.

Oahu-Hawaii is the site of Pearl Harbor. 

This article shares everything you must know before booking your food tour in Oahu-Hawaii.

Circle-Island Local Food Tour of Oahu

Visitors enjoying local cuisine in Oahu

In one day, see the entire island of Oahu! This circle-island tour takes you to some of the island’s best viewpoints, including Halona Blowhole, Makapu’u Lookout, Kualoa Beach Park, and Puaena Point, to name a few.

Furthermore, your day will be filled with visits to local favorites for meals and snacks, allowing you to sample some of the island’s best flavors.

Enjoy Leonard’s famed malasadas, visit the Macadamia Nut Farm to sample macadamia nuts and coffee, and lunch on butter garlic shrimp! 

Make the most of your time in Hawaii by dedicating a day to tasting, seeing, and experiencing everything there is to offer. 

You will be treated to delectable cuisine and beverages throughout this nine-hour excursion.

If you want something shorter, check out the Oahu Da Local’s Food Tour.


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Hawaii Food Tour – Off The Beaten Path

Local delicacy of Oahu

This tour will give you a gastronomic and cultural experience as you take a walking tour [about 1.6 km(1 mile) – 5-8 stops] beyond Oahu’s most popular tourist site to see and taste the diverse cultures and foods that make Hawaii the melting pot of the world. 

On this walking tour, you’ll get a sense of Oahu’s architectural and historic character, as well as a distinct sense of time and place through a wonderfully rich sensory experience.

From fresh fish and meat markets to new fruit vendors, ethnic and unusual foods, and modern-day fusion restaurants, see, touch, smell, and taste your way around. 

This all-inclusive gastronomic food tour will give you a more excellent knowledge of Hawaii’s rich history and multicultural past, influencing local culture, cuisine, and language.


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Aloha Plate Food Tour

Food on display during Oahu food tour

On this tour, you’ll sample some of Oahu’s best and most genuine cuisines. 

Learn about Hawaii’s culture and cuisine with Lanai Tabura, winner of Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race.” 

Food sampling is available at Hawaii Plantation Village, a re-created sugar plantation from the 1900s, and a local poke store that serves fresh Hawaiian seafood.

Try opihi, a unique Hawaiian delicacy; spam musubi, a popular snack and lunch meal; warm malasadas (doughnuts); and more.

During this three-hour eating tour, learn about the history of Oahu and visit local eateries.


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Hawaiian Food Tour by Bike in Oahu

Group enjoying a food tour in Oahu

During this bike tour, you’ll get an insider’s perspective on the best local Hawaiian culinary spots. 

Stop at a few restaurants, bars, and cafes for local favorites, bites, and tastes, sampling food at 5 to 6 various stops. 

At the same time, your guide provides insight into Hawaiian culinary customs.

During this four to five-hour tour, enjoy several food stops with complimentary tastings.


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Drinking tours in Oahu

Drinking tours in Oahu

There are many fascinating drinking tours in Oahu, Hawaii, and we list four of our favorites. 

Oeno Winery is the only winery on Oahu and produces a range of red, white, Sangria, and dessert wines. 

During the Oeno Winery tour, you learn about the winemaking process, enjoy an expert-led wine tasting, and sample six different Oeno wines.

If you are a larger group, try out the Kaka’ako Bar Tour, where you visit three local bars for drinks and mix with the locals. 

The best part is your mode of transport because this bar-hopping happens on a bike built for 15 people.

Beer lovers prefer this tour which happens in the vibrant Kaka’ako arts and warehouse district.

If you don’t want to pedal but want to try out Oahu’s craft beer scene, check out the Shaxi Hawaiian Brewski Tour


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Hawaiian cuisine with entertainment

The best way to understand the Hawaiian lifestyle is by trying out both their food and culture.

That’s why most tourists prefer to attend a Luau, a traditional Hawaiian party or feast usually accompanied by entertainment. 

Traditional cuisine such as Poi, Kālua Puaʻa, Poke, Lomi Salmon, ʻOpihi, and Haupia, Beer, etc., get served as the guests watch cultural performances. 

There are many such Luau feasts to choose from – 

Paradise Cove Luau

Chief’s Luau Admission

Toa Luau at Waimea Valley

Diamond Head Luau

Rock-A-Hula Luau Buffet and Show


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Hawaiian food on a cruise

tourists enjoy drinks on Oahu food tour

You can’t have a Hawaiian vacation and not go on a cruise. 

If money is not a concern, one of the best ways to try out Hawaiian cuisine is by going on a Five Star Oahu sunset dinner and jazz cruise.

While seated at a comfortable, private table, you will dine on seven different signature courses and sip on premium beverages.

The Three-Star Deluxe Sunset Dinner Cruise also offers local cuisine and live entertainment but at a lower price. 

We recommend the Catamaran Cruise with a Hawaiian meal if you want something with a little more adventure.

You get to snorkel, and it is accessible in the pocket as well. 

If you don’t want dinner, but want to experience the cocktails popular with the locals, try out the Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise.

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