Moku Kitchen

Moku Kitchen: Passionate About Handcrafted Food, Drink and Merri-making
The Bottom Line:

If you're looking for delicious food made with locally grown and sourced ingredients and an incredible atmosphere while in Honolulu, Moku Kitchen will satisfy your appetite in more ways than one. First, the food is created by the in-house chef, the atmosphere is invigorating, and the service is incredible. Plus their signature beverages and local beer selections are sure to please.

- The Local Expert Team

Moku Kitchen is located in Honolulu, Hawaii, and it’s a restaurant that serves up a fusion of Hawaiian and American cuisine. It deliciously brings a farm ranch-to-table dining concept to downtown Honolulu’s urban lifestyle. When you visit this out-of-the-world restaurant, you’ll be blown away by the beautiful decor, the friendly staff, and most importantly, amazing, one-of-a-kind chef-created cuisine. Their motto is, “good times, this way,” and fits their vibe perfectly.

First off, the atmosphere at Moku Kitchen has a beautiful blend of modern and rustic design, with beautiful wood paneling and a lot of greenery. The dining area is open and airy, with large windows that let in a lot of natural light. There’s also a really nice outdoor seating area, which is perfect for enjoying a meal on a warm Hawaiian evening. The large windows and open dining area allow for plenty of natural light, making it a bright and airy space.

The view when eating outside is quite pleasant and offers a great combination of lively urban scenery and beautiful natural surroundings. The restaurant is located in the Kaka’ako neighborhood, which is known for its vibrant street art and colorful buildings. Look forward to enjoying views of the bustling street below. It’s a great spot to people-watch and soak up the lively atmosphere of the neighborhood. 

Now, let’s get to the fabulous and unforgettable food. Take a look at a few of Moku Kitchen popular items that folks rave about. Our favorite was the Kauai Shrimp and Grits, so creamy and filling. Be careful not to fill up on the appetizers, You’ll miss out on the main dishes that are well worth leaving plenty of room for.

The following is just a quick sample of the chef’s creations:

Kalua Pork Nachos
This is a popular appetizer at and for good reason. The nachos are piled high with tender kalua pork, black beans, cheese, and a variety of other toppings.

Moku Burger
You can’t go wrong with the Moku Burger made with a juicy beef patty, bacon, cheddar cheese, and a house-made sauce.

Kauai Shrimp and Grits
This dish is a nod to the southern classic, but with a Hawaiian twist. The shrimp is cooked to perfection and served on top of creamy grits.

Wood-Fired Pizzas
Moku Kitchen is known for its out-of-this-world wood-fired oven that makes the crispiest pizzas. Try the ever-popular Piggy Pie, topped with kalua pork, bacon, and pineapple. Scrumptious

Poke Bowl
No trip to Hawaii would be complete without enjoying poke, made with fresh ahi tuna, avocado, and a variety of tasty toppings.

Moku Kitchen also has a great selection of cocktails and local beers. Try a signature cocktail, like the Keep Your Gin Up. Mule it Over, or Pineapple Express all featuring fresh ingredients grown on the Island. They also offer Zero Proof, alcohol-free mocktails like House Made Ginger Beer, and Mahana Sands. If coffee is your thing, no worries, order a cup of freshly brewed Maui Oma that features beans grown right on the rich Hawaiian soils.

While in Waikiki, Moku Kitchen is a hot spot that has it all. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is beautiful, and the staff is incredibly friendly. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends or to grab a drink and relax after a day of exploring the island. Truly an unforgettable experience.

Insider Tips:
-Enjoy daily Happy Hour discounts on food and beverages daily at Moku Kitchen. From 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm, including 50 percent off most small plates and $12 pizzas.
-Their incredible weekend brunch spread features a variety of breakfast and lunch dishes not usually offered on the daily menu. Wood Fire Wednesdays feature a special menu of wood-fired dishes like pizza and roasted chicken.
-Visit their website for live entertainment schedules and other events that are frequently added.