MostBest Honolulu | American

There are 135 American restaurants in Honolulu. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.

You don’t have to go all the way to the mainland to grab some classic yet upscale American dishes—check out these Honolulu favorites.


via Lianne Rozzelle

via Lianne Rozzelle

Livestock Tavern is a rather young beacon of light in downtown Honolulu that has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response from those that have yearned for something new and truly unique. The well-executed seasonal menu of American classics consistently surprises you with reinvented dishes and cocktails that were clearly inspired by travel, wisdom, and sophistication.

We Love The: Smoked Prime Rib, Seared Scallops & Pea Risotto, You’re Killing Me Smalls

49 N Hotel St
(808) 537-2577


via Flickr user takaokun

via Flickr user takaokun

Boasting a casual, yet elegant ambiance, 12th Ave Grill is a town favorite for date nights, business lunches, and hanging out with friends. With awards like “Restaurant of the Year” and “Wine Spectator Award of Excellence,” you can be certain that the New American cuisine being dished out is top-notch, and the award-winning wine list is carefully designed to elevate your meal.

We Love The: Grilled Kim Chee Marinated Hawaii Ranchers Skirt Steak, Big Island Lime Gulf Shrimp a la Plancha, Flourless Chocolate Cake, 12th Ave Pimm’s Cup

1120 12th Ave
(808) 732-9469


via Flickr user citymama

via Flickr user citymama

Town is committed to using only the freshest of local ingredients, so the menu changes each day based on what is available so that there’s no compromise. The dishes here are innovative takes on classic comfort food, and the elevated quality has earned Town many Hale Aina Awards. The restaurant is just as casual as it is intimate, perfect for a date. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you can get your fix whenever you please.

We Love The: Daily Changing Menu

3435 Wai’alae Ave
(808) 735-5900