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57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149
+1 808-293-6000
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant at Turtle Bay Resort and worth a try. Really this is a 4.5 rounded down. Everything was as good as expected, but nothing spectacular. Cocktails were very good. Service was well above average. It’s a nice quiet restaurant without the extended family sitting...More

Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant at Turtle Bay Resort. The food and service are outstanding. Beautiful views overlooking the ocean.

Thank DeborahG1552
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The server was pretentious and condescending, the service was ridiculously slow, the filet was tasteless..skip it. Too expensive for the quality of food served.

Thank hortonms
Reviewed 3 October 2018

When I walked in I saw others having the fish. It is probably enough for 4 people. We took the leftovers and had fish taco's in the room the next day. It was awesome.

Thank smitrh92
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Last night of our holiday topped off with a lovely dinner. We both had the starter special, a shrimp dish with coconut curry infusion. Excellent. My wife then had the fillet mignon, perfectly done while I had the mustard and herb crusted leg of lamb....More

Thank liamwalsh1962
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Food is delicious with the right wine. At this restaurant you will find exotic and delicious food with the best wines of the world. Service is amazing they will do anything that you need to get what you want. Order the 5 courses menu. You...More

Thank Carla M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Pa’akai to celebrate MIL 73th birthday, there were 10 of us, everyone had a great time, food was great, service was great, ambience was great, wine and drinks were great, most of all, the Birthday “girl” enjoyed! ^_^

Thank Denise O
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, outstanding service and gorgeous views. If you plan a trip to Oahu, look no further than Pa’akai restaurant at the Turtle Bay resort. Go there and get the experience for yourself. I’d like to use my review talking about the waitress who hosted...More

Thank Stephania A
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Great dining experience and great food served at Pa'akai. The highlight was the dessert. Great for dressing up one evening.

Thank supqt314159
Reviewed 30 June 2018

It was so good we came for dinner and then came back for lunch the next day. Service and food were excellent!

Thank marmaduke95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 39 - US$ 75
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149 (Formerly 21 Degrees North)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kahuku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-293-6000
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Pa‘akai’s menu highlights the best in fresh local fish, farm-raised lobster, Kauai prawns, sea asparagus, seaweed and sea salt produced in Hawaii. Signature dishes include the pan-seared kampachi with roasted butternut squash, grilled crimini mushrooms and an apple daikon vinaigrette; as well as the Inamona–crusted scallops with avocado puree, Kahuku corn and pipikaula relish with macadamia nut chili oil. The menu also includes offerings such as the Kona coffee-rubbed New Zealand lamb rack with truffle mash and an elderflower and blackberry reduction, as well as a Hawaiian ranchers rib eye steak with fingerling potatoes. Desserts include a warm caramelized apple banana chocolate lumpia with coconut sauce, and a Waialua chocolate soufflé with Ka‘u macadamia nut sauce. The restaurant also features a full bar with signature cocktails and an array of appetizers, including selections from a seafood “treasure chest.”Pa‘akai has a contemporary, ocean-inspired ambiance of cool blues and natural fixtures, flexible seating for 110 guests, and an area for nightly live entertainment from renowned local artists.
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