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Hawaii Food Tours

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Neighbourhood: Mililani Mauka - Launani Valley
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Address: Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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+1 808-926-3663
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Hawaii Food Tours™ was created by Hawaii's #1 Food Writer and Restaurant...

Hawaii Food Tours™ was created by Hawaii's #1 Food Writer and Restaurant Reviewer, Chef Matthew Gray. It's for those who love food & fun. Voted Best Tours on Oahu for the past two years in a row!

Two different daily tours; one takes place in & around Honolulu... the other goes to the North Shore. We will feed, educate and entertain you all day long!

MSNBC Network called us one of the best food experiences in the world! These fantastic tours feature Yummy Food, Fascinating History, and Culinary Decadence!

Our Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour™ includes a behind-the-scenes walking and tasting tour in Honolulu's amazingly colorful Chinatown! It's an entertaining, informative and FUN Honolulu City Tour with several stops, including 2 of Hawaii's most famous Bakeries & one of a kind Marketplaces. You'll be eating between 15 & 20 different foods! This tour takes place all over Honolulu, away from the touristy areas of Waikiki, where only the real locals go to eat.

Our North Shore Food Tour™ gives guests a tasty glimpse of the colorful and rural "countryside" area of our island of Oahu. Many people read about the North Shore, about the beautiful huge waves, the garlic shrimp trucks, and rustic away-from-the-city areas, and that's what we give our

guests, including some genuine Hawaiian food, a garlic shrimp plate, various pastries, Hawaiian Beer, and a visit to a coffee and sugar plantation.

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Initially, I thought it was a bit pricey compared to other food tours in other cities, however, it was worth every penny. We were picked up from our hotel in Waikiki and taken to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the food tastings on the "hole-in-the-wall" tour and the driver and hostess were both personable and knowledgeable. However, we were expecting to actually visit the restaurants on the tour. The first stop was at a manapua bakery where we stood outside and ate the delicious filled buns. We then drove to China town, spent about 5 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially, I thought it was a bit pricey compared to other food tours in other cities, however, it was worth every penny. We were picked up from our hotel in Waikiki and taken to the North Shore in a comfortable van. Carl and Anastasia were knowledgeable in the area's history and culture. Loved the freshly made malasadas, learned about poi... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We find that food tours are a fun, delicious and informative way to enjoy a new place. This one was excellent. The guides, Daniel and Krystal, were very knowledgeable and interesting. We enjoyed the many varied foods we got to try in Chinatown. Many things I would not have tried otherwise. The baked manapua were delicious. Not a fan or... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on this tour to experience the local food scene and it did not disappoint. The variety of places visited was great and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. We ate so much we could not eat any dinner that night. Well worth to do. It was fun.

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2 Thank jenwegen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fun day packed with delicious food! The guides were fabulous, very informative and they shared so many interesting historical facts about the islands. I felt like I had a true cultural experience. The tastes and smells were tantalizing, the food varied and I was definitely satiated at the end of the day. I highly recommend this tour. Great job!

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Uxbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked this trip for our first morning in Honolulu. I highly recommend this approach. We had a chance to become familiar with the city and obtain amazing restaurant recommendations. The tour was both tasty and very informative. We were able to sample several foods which I probably wouldn't have otherwise tried. Who knew how delicious Baked... More 

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Andover, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. Would recommend to do early on your vacation so you can enjoy the various places Carl and Dana recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Honolulu tour which we loved, but personally would have preferred to do the North Shore tour (which wasn't running on the dates we were in town). Nonetheless, the 'hole-in-the-wall' tour was a lot of fun. We found the guides, Krystal and Dan, so friendly and helpful. We took a few of their recommendations for other places to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour & visits to places you would never have found without this tour. Guides were really knowledgable Make sure you go hungry as there is lots to eat. Great variety of food and liked the free time to shop on our own. My only regret was that I wished i had done this on my arrival in Oahu and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can not express how pleased my husband and I are with the North Shore Food Tour! Our guides Carl and Anastasia were supreme. The knowledge and history of this beautiful island, we learned a lot. But most important the food and the laughs. Carl and Anastasia you are "The Best"! Love you both! By the way! We booked "hole... More 

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