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Oahu Dining Guide

Revised April 2014. (The latest version is always available at vsh.org)

The following restaurants are presented by neighborhood, from Haleiwa on the North Shore through Honolulu to Kailua and Kahuku. To be listed, a restaurant must offer three or more vegetarian dishes or be exceptional at fewer. It is best to call ahead to check the restaurant's hours and to make reservations. Members must show their current VSH membership card to receive special offers and discounts. We are unable to check all listings personally; changes may take place without notice. Many of the establishments listed have websites with menus. Natural food stores and caterers are listed at the end.

A CAUTIONARY NOTE (when to relax and when to be wary)

Honolulu now has SIX SIX 100% Vegan restaurants. They are vegan by principle and can be trusted. They are Peace Cafe and Loving Hut (see below at "Punahou St. to University Ave."), Simple Joy, a second Loving Hut, and Greens and Vines (listed at "Ward Ave. to Keeaumoku") and Eden on Earth ("Downtown"). A few more are exclusively vegetarian. FOR ALL THE REST, the people preparing and serving your food may neither understand nor respect your food choices. Your dishes may be made with chicken stock, fish sauce, fish flakes, or shrimp paste. They may be prepared alongside meat, egg, or dairy dishes, and may contain remnants of the above. Ultimately it is the responsibility of each diner to discuss the contents of each dish with the waiter or manager and to make his/her requirements vividly clear. This Guide cannot guarantee that any dish that you order in these latter restaurants are vegetarian or vegan.

GENERAL ADVICE

  • All Thai restaurants have many vegetarian and vegan options. Nearly all have brown rice. Nearly all, however, use fish sauce, and their red and green curry sauces contain shrimp paste, unless homemade. Suggestion: order the green curry vegetables but have them with yellow curry sauce.
  • Most Vietnamese restaurants have vegetarian sections on their menus and may offer brown rice. Request no fish sauce. Most offer vegan pho (made with vegetable broth) and vegan summer/spring rolls, even if not on their menus.
  • Most Chinese restaurants will prepare whatever combination of ingredients you request. Tell them what vegetables, noodle, or sauce, e.g., bitter melon with look fun noodles and black bean sauce, you wish. Request no chicken stock. You may also request reduced soy sauce and oil and no MSG. This does not apply to preprepared foods like soups, dumplings, and spring rolls. Increasingly, Chinese restaurants offer brown rice.
  • Most Italian and many continental restaurants have one or two pasta primavera dishes (or can readily prepare one on request). Vegans must be wary of egg in the pasta and dairy in the sauce. You may ask for reduced oil.
  • All Korean take-out places, e.g., Yummy's Korean Bar-B-Q (11 locations), offer vegan vegetable choices. The "vegetable plate" consists of four vegetable selections and white rice. The "vegetable plate without rice" allows five choices. Selections, quality, and portions vary widely among locations. Inexpensive.
  • Many restaurants have good to excellent salad bars and plain baked potatoes.
  • At build-your-own sandwich shops (Subway (ca. 77 locations), Blimpies (ca. 3 locations), and Quiznos (ca. 6 locations)), you may choose whole-grain bread and vegetarian/vegan/low-fat contents. Suggestion: you may build an over-spiced sandwich and eat it at home with steamed vegetables.
  • The Mexican fast food chains Taco Del Mar (6 locations) and Maui Tacos (2 locations) allow you to build your own meal, much like the sandwich shops. Components that appear to be vegan (beans, guacamole, etc.) are purposely free of non-vegan components (lard, chicken stock, egg, etc.).
  • Variously named salad shops (like Aloha Salads) can be found in malls and supermarkets.
  • Jamba Juice has 25 locations on Oahu; they are listed in the phone book or at www.jambahawaii.com. Most of the menu is vegan or vegetarian. Their smoothies have no artificial colors, preservatives, or flavors.
  • Zippys has 24 locations on Oahu; they are listed in the phone book or at www.zippys.com. Local food. Vegan tofu burger & vegetarian boca burger. Their vegetarian chili is vegan, with negligible added fat or sweeteners. It is the same as that sold frozen in markets, where the ingredients can be read. Brown rice is available at all locations.
  • Almost every decent restaurant in Honolulu has at least one or two vegan items on their menu. Phone them and be surprised.
  • Honolulu is rapidly becoming friendlier to vegetarians and vegans. This Guide has trouble keeping up. Tell us what you have discovered. Send your news to diningguide@VSH.org.

Interactive Map

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Restaurants

Haleiwa, Mililani, Kapolei

Assaggio tel: 623-5115, 95-1249 Meheula Prkwy, Mililani 96789
Italian. Full menu. Salads and pasta. Some pasta may contain eggs. Will omit cheese upon request. www.assaggiohawaii.com

Assaggio tel: 674-8801, 777 Kamokila Blvd, Kapolei 96707
Italian. Full menu. Salads and pasta. Some pasta may contain eggs. Will omit cheese upon request. www.assaggiohawaii.com

Down to Earth Deli tel: 675-2300, 4460 Kapolei Prkwy (Kapolei Commons, across from Target), Kapolei 96707
Lacto-vegetarian. Salad and hot foods buffet, bakery, and dining area. Vegan items clearly indicated. (Also a large natural food market.) www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

Opal Thai tel: 637-7950, 66-197 C Kamehameha Hwy (somewhat across from Longs), Haleiwa 96712
Thai. Love to customize your order, easy to be vegan, owned/managed by "true vegetarians."

Phuket Thai tel: 623-6228, 95-1249 Meheula Pkwy, Mililani 96789
Thai. Brown rice, curry, and ong choy are popular items. Beware chicken stock, fish sauce, and the shrimp paste in the green and red curries. www.phuketthaihawaii.com

Ruby Tuesday tel: 623-4949, 95-1249 Meheula Parkway, Mililani 96789
Only the salad bar. Only the vinaigrette and Italian dressings are vegan. www.rubytuesday.com

Taco Del Mar tel: 674-0001, 338 Kamokila Blvd. (Kapolei Parkway), Kapolei 96707
Mexican. Inexpensive. Fast food. Each item is composed to order. See page 2. www.tacodelmar.com

The Beet Box tel: 637-3000, 66-443 Kam Hwy., Haleiwa 96712
Inside Celestial Natural Foods. Quaint, tiny place, vegetarian soups, sandwiches, specials. Experienced vegan cook. www.thebeetboxcafe.com

Waipahu, Pearl City, Aiea

California Pizza Kitchen tel: 487-7741, 98-1005 Moanalua Rd. (Pearlridge Center - Phase II), Aiea 96701
Popular, has cheeseless pizzas, hummus. Moderately priced. www.cpk.com

Champa Thai tel: 488-2881, 98-199 Kam Hwy. (Pearl Kai Center), Aiea 96701
Thai. 20 vegetarian dishes, must request no fish sauce. The red and green curries contain shrimp paste. www.champathai.com

Down to Earth Deli tel: 488-1375, 98-131 Kaonohi St. (below Macys at Pearlridge), Aiea 96701
Lacto-vegetarian. Vegan items are clearly labeled. Salad and hot food buffet with dining area. (Also a market; see entry under Stores) www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

Palazzo Ristorante tel: 485-8688, 99-080 Kauhale (Aiea Shopping Center, makai side), Aiea 96701
Italian. Vegetarian eggless linguini dishes prepared with red or white sauce without cheese.

Souvaly Thai tel: 455-5888, 803 Kamehameha Hwy (near Zippys), Pearl City 96782
Thai. Many vegetarian choices. Highly recommended: volcano fried rice. The red and green curries contain shrimp paste. www.souvalythaicuisinehawaii.com

Taco Del Mar tel: 676-8226, 94-673 Kupuohi Street (Kunia Shopping Center), Waipahu 96797
Mexican. Inexpensive. Fast food. Each item is composed to order. See page 2. www.tacodelmar.com

Thai Kitchen tel: 671-9488, 94-300 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu 96797
Thai. Several vegetarian dishes, substitutions accommodated. The red and green curries contain shrimp paste.
10% discount to VSH members.

Thai Mixed Plate tel: 455-2233, 1000 Kam. Hwy., Pearl City 96782
Thai. Fast food, about 6 vegan choices, brown rice. Avoid chicken stock, fish sauce, shrimp paste in the red and green curries.
5% discount to VSH members.

Airport & Mapunapuna

Chan's Gourmet Buffet tel: 833-3366, 3131 N. Nimitz Hwy (Diamond Head (east) of the airport), Honolulu 96819
Chinese. All you care to eat. A reasonable number of vegetarian and vegan items.

Diem 99 Cafe tel: 834-0438, 1151 Mapunapuna St. (Ranch 99 Market food court), Honolulu 96819
Vietnamese. Tasty and inexpensive vegan plate lunch with several options. $0.75 more for brown rice.

I Love Country Cafe tel: 423-6555, 4725 Bougainville Dr. (Naval Exchange (NEx) food court), Honolulu 96818
Vegetarian and vegan entrees, water-cooked vegetarian chow mein, stir-fried special, brown rice and more. No added fat, low sodium on request. Catering. www.ilovecountrycafehawaii.com

India Cafe tel: 262-1800, 4725 Bougainville Dr. (Naval Exchange (NEx) food court), Honolulu 96818
South Indian & Malasian. Several vegan dishes, mild to full flavor. A kiosk with plenty seating. Accessible to the public. www.indiacafehawaii.com

Taco Del Mar tel: 422-9922, 930 Valkenburgh Street (Moanalua Shopping Center), Honolulu 96818
Mexican. Inexpensive. Fast food. Each item is composed to order. See page 2. www.tacodelmar.com

Downtown

Bangkok Chef tel: 585-8839, 1627 Nuuanu Ave. (Liliha, mauka of School St. & downtown), Honolulu 96817
Thai. Freshly prepared according to your specifications. Inexpensive. May not taste Thai-ish. Very plain dining room. $0.50 more for brown rice. Red and green curries contain shrimp paste. www.bangkokchefexpress.com

Bangkok Chef tel: 536-8570, 900 N. Nimitz Hwy. (Iwilei, Ewa of downtown, between Lowes and Best Buy), Honolulu 96817
Thai. Freshly prepared according to your specifications. Inexpensive. May not taste Thai-ish. $0.50 more for brown rice. Red and green curries contain shrimp paste. www.bangkokchefexpress.com

Catania Ristorante tel: 528-4588, 1111 Bishop St. (mauka of Hotel St.), Honolulu 96817
Italian. Salads and pasta, freshly prepared and tasty, M-F 7:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sat. lunch.

Downbeat Diner & Lounge tel: 533-2328, 42 N. Hotel St. (near Smith St.), Honolulu 96817
American Diner Food. EVERY item on the menu has a vegan version, and most people choose it. Open until 3 or 4 a.m. A happening place. www.downbeatdiner.com
10% discount to VSH members.

Eden on Earth tel: 521-7979, 1118 Fort St. Mall (one-half block mauka of Hotel St.), Honolulu 96813
100% Vegan Asian Fusion. Tasty sandwiches, salads, soups, tofu scramble, raw cake. Minimal cooking and no frying. Inexpensive. M-Sat., 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Govinda's tel: 595-4913, 51 Coelho Way (Krishna Temple, Nuuanu), Honolulu 96817
Indian. Buffet. All vegetarian with many vegan items. Tasty, inexpensive, and serene. M-F 11-2 p.m. Kids 5 and under free.
10% discount to VSH members.

Green Papaya tel: 841-6988, 555 N. King St. (Ewa of Nuuanu Stream), Honolulu 96817
Vietnamese and Thai. Many vegan and vegetarian choices. Brown rice.

I Love Country Cafe tel: 545-7105, 1146 Fort St. Mall (across from Subway), Honolulu 96813
Vegetarian and vegan entrees, water-cooked vegetarian chow mein, stir-fried special, brown rice and more. No added fat, low sodium on request. Catering. www.ilovecountrycafehawaii.com

Komala Curry House tel: 371-5548, 1111 (also 700) Bishop St. (near Nimitz Highway (also mauka of Hotel St.)), Honolulu 96817
South Indian, the veggie choices are mostly non-dairy, three rices. Large servings, not too spicy. M-F from 10:30 to 3 p.m.

Leo's Taverna tel: 550-8443, 1116 Bishop St. (a half block mauka of Hotel St.), Honolulu 96817
Greek. A full menu of inexpensive lunch plates. Many vegan and vegetarian items. M-F 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. www.LeosTaverna.com

Licious Dishes tel: 536-9680, 650 Iwilei Rd., No. 170 (Dole Cannery), Honolulu 96817
100% Vegan www.e-liciousdishes.com

Little Village tel: 545-3008, 1113 Smith St. (Chinatown), Honolulu 96817
Chinese stir-fry. Hot, fresh, and oily. Attractive and popular. Many vegetarian dishes. Substitutions easily made. Brown rice. www.littlevillagehawaii.com

Rosarina Pizza tel: 533-6634, 1111 Maunakea St. (Chinatown), Honolulu 96817
New York style vegan pizza. Old, historical, quaint, and small. Inexpensive.

San Francisco Salad Co. tel: 532-8898, 733 Bishop (Pacific Guardian Center), Honolulu 96813
American. Four or five prepackaged salads, mostly vegan. A vegetarian soup.

Tram Le's tel: 536-8462, 52 N. Hotel St. (Chinatown at Smith St.), Honolulu 96817
Vietnamese. It was much better when it was called Vietnam Cafe Pho Saigon. Many vegan items.

Kakaako

Ah-Lang tel: 596-0600, 725 Kapiolani (actually around the corner on Cooke St.), Honolulu 96813
Korean. Homemade. Low salt. The excellent cook (waitress) barks but does not bite. Brown rice available. Dishes tailored to your taste. M-F, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., M-Sat., 5-9 p.m. May close early. www.angrykoreanlady.com

I Love Country Cafe tel: 596-8108, 885 Queen St. (just Ewa (west) of Ward), Honolulu 96813
Vegetarian and vegan entrees, water-cooked vegetarian chow mein, stir-fried special, brown rice and more. No added fat, low sodium on request. Catering. www.ilovecountrycafehawaii.com

Payao Thai tel: 521-3511, 500 Ala Moana Blvd. (Restaurant Row), Honolulu 96813
Two pages of vegetarian dishes. Beware fish sauce, shrimp paste in the red and green curries.

Ward Ave. to Keeaumoku (includes Ala Moana Center)

Assaggio tel: 942-3446, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ala Moana Center, 4th floor), Honolulu 96814
Italian. Salads and pasta. Some pasta may contain egg. Will omit cheese upon request. www.assaggiohawaii.com

Auntie Pasto's tel: 523-8855, 1099 S. Beretania (at Pensacola in Makiki), Honolulu 96814
Italian. Popular and noisy. Noodles and marinara sauce are vegan. May request no cheese or gluten-free. www.auntiepastos.com

California Pizza Kitchen tel: 941-7715, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ala Moana Center, 4th floor), Honolulu 96814
Popular, has cheeseless pizzas, hummus. Moderately priced. www.cpk.com

California Wok tel: 947-1332, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ala Moana Center, lowest level, near Macys), Honolulu 96814
California Chinese. Has few vegetarian/vegan items but will omit animal products and oil to specifications on any dish. Has brown rice.

El Burrito tel: 596-8225, 550 Piikoi (at Kapiolani Blvd.), Honolulu 96814
Mexican. Small, popular, inexpensive. No lard. Will omit cheese and sour cream upon request.

Greens and Vines tel: 536-9680, 909 Kapiolani Blvd. (1st floor of big condo across Kapiolani from Blaisdell Arena), Honolulu 96814
100% Vegan Raw gourmet. Same cuisine as 'Licious Dishes. Wine. Somewhat expensive but definitely worth it. Free easy parking in back.

GRYLT tel: 951-7958, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ala Moana Center, Makai Food Court), Honolulu 96814
Fresh healthy food prepared in a healthy manner. No frying. A good selection of vegan and gluten-free items. www.grylt.com
10% discount to VSH members.

Honolulu Burger Company tel: 626-5202, 1295 S. Beretania (Ewa of Keeaumoku), Honolulu 96814
American. A portabello mushroom sandwich or a health burger paired up with lettuce/tomato, or kim chee, etc. Choice of buns. Not greasy. Easy parking. www.honoluluburgerco.com

I Love Country Cafe tel: 955-3288, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ala Moana Center, Makai Food Court), Honolulu 96813
Vegetarian and vegan entrees, water-cooked vegetarian chow mein, stir-fried special, brown rice and more. No added fat, low sodium on request. Catering. www.ilovecountrycafehawaii.com

La Pizza Rina tel: 941-6634, 1425 S. King St. (Makiki), Honolulu 96814
Italian. Hearty tasty portions at fair prices. Their cheeseless pizzas are thick and vegan; be clear: no cheese. Their pasta marinara has plenty vegetables. www.californiawokhawaii.com

Leo's Taverna Express tel: 949-2225, 801 Kaheka St. (at Don Quijote's), Honolulu 96814
Greek. A full menu of inexpensive lunch plates. Many vegan and vegetarian items. Daily 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. www.LeosTaverna.com

Loving Hut (Pensacola) tel: 626-5626, 1102 Pensacola (at Young St.), Honolulu 96814
100% Vegan Modern Asian American. Tasty and inexpensive. M-F 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. lovinghut.us

Mocha Java Cafe tel: 591-9023, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ward Centre), Honolulu 96814
All vegetarian entrees at dinner; a few at lunch.
10% discount to VSH members.

Pae Thai tel: 596-8106, 1246 S. King St., Honolulu 96814
Thai. Many vegan and vegetarian choices. Usually has brown rice. Moderate pricing. Like most Thai restaurants, the red and green curries contain shrimp paste. Avoid fish sauce.

Phuket Thai tel: 591-8421, 401 Kamakee St. (at Queen St. in Kakaako), Honolulu 96814
Thai. Dishes easily tailored to vegetarian/vegan specifications. Moderate pricing. Brown rice. Avoid fish sauce and shrimp paste. Subdued lighting. Romantic late night. Sun-Thu 11 - 9:45 p.m. Fri,Sat 11 - 10:45 p.m. www.phuketthaihawaii.com

Ruby Tuesday tel: 943-2525, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ala Moana Center, 4th floor), Honolulu 96814
Only the salad bar. Only the vinaigrette and Italian dressings are vegan. Five other locations. www.rubytuesday.com

Sakura Terrace tel: 591-1181, 1240 S. King, Honolulu 96814
Japanese. A good number of vegan items. Their website has an illustrated menu. Talk to your waiter. www.sakuraterrace.com

Simple Joy tel: 591-9919, 1145 S. King St. (between Pensacola and Piikoi), Honolulu 96814
100% Vegan Italian, Vietnamese, and American (including burgers and fries). Extensive menu. Moderately priced. Limited parking behind. Open daily 10:30 - 2:30 & 5 - 9 p.m. www.simplejoyhawaii.com
5% discount to VSH members.

Spaghetti Factory tel: 591-2513, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ward Center), Honolulu 96814
Italian. Old San Francisco decor. Inexpensive. Pastas, sauces, and salad dressings can all be vegan. www.osf.com

Taco Del Mar tel: 942-1440, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ala Moana Center), Honolulu 96814
Mexican. Inexpensive. Fast food. Each item is composed to order. See page 2. www.tacodelmar.com

Taco Del Mar tel: 589-0007, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ward Center), Honolulu 96814
Mexican. Inexpensive. Fast food. Each item is composed to order. See page 2. www.tacodelmar.com

Wahoo's tel: 591-1646, 940 Auahi St. (at Ward Ave.), Honolulu 96814
Mexican. Upbeat. Complex menu but vegan friendly. Brown rice is available. www.wahoos.com

Z-Pizza tel: 596-0066, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd. (Ward Center, on Auahi, at bus stop), Honolulu 96814
All pizzas can be made with vegan cheese, and the crusts can be half whole grain or gluten free. www.zpizza.com

Punahou St. to University Ave.

Chef Mavro tel: 944-4714, 1969 S. King St. (Moiliili), Honolulu 96826
French with fresh island ingredients. Truly fine dining with attentive service. Their vegetarian menu (changes quarterly) is vegan. Wine pairings available. Expensive. Easy parking. www.chefmavro.com

Chiang Mai tel: 941-1151, 2239 S. King St. (Moiliili), Honolulu 96826
Thai. Good, popular, and reasonably priced. Beware fish sauce and shrimp paste in the red and green curries. www.808chiangmai.com

Da Spot tel: 941-1313, 2469 S. King St. (Moiliili), Honolulu 96826
Mid-Eastern/Egyptian/Indian. Many vegan items and smoothies. Cafeteria style. Inexpensive. www.daspot-hi.com

Down to Earth Deli tel: 947-7678, 2525 S. King St. (Moiliili), Honolulu 96826
Lacto-vegetarian. Salad and hot foods buffet, bakery, sandwiches, wraps, and smoothies. Indoor and outdoor dining areas. Vegan items clearly indicated. (Also a busy natural food market.) www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

India Bazaar Madras Curry tel: none, 2320 S. King St. (Moiliili, in the Old Stadium Mall), Honolulu 96826
Indian plate lunch. Mild to full flavored. Tasty and inexpensive. 90% of their dishes are vegan. M-Sat., 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Loving Hut (King St.) tel: 373-6465, 1614 S. King St. (Punahou), Honolulu 96826
100% Vegan Modern Asian. Tasty, filling, and inexpensive. Parking in front. Mon. - Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. www.lovinghut.us
5% discount to VSH members.

Maple Garden tel: 941-6641, 909 Isenberg St. (Moiliili), Honolulu 96826
Northern Chinese. Many vegetarian items, popular. Ask for brown rice, no chicken stock. Lunch and dinner buffets are offered. www.maplegardenhawaii.com

Mini Garden tel: 946-3828, 2065 S. Beretania St. (McCully), Honolulu 96826
Chinese. Attractive dining hall. Request vegetarian menu. Many dishes with imitation meats and seafood; these may have egg or whey ingredients.

Peace Cafe tel: 951-7555, 2239 S. King St. (Moiliili, between Chiang Mai and Da Falafel King), Honolulu 96826
100% Vegan Modern Japanese. Mild flavors, relaxed atmosphere, filling. Parking in back. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. www.peacecafehawaii.com
5% discount to VSH members.

Phuket Thai tel: 942-8194, 1900 Kapiolani Blvd. (on Kapiolani at McCully), Honolulu 96826
Thai. Many vegan and vegetarian choices. Beware chicken stock, fish sauce, shrimp paste in the red and green curries. Has brown rice. www.phuketthaihawaii.com

Manoa

Andy's Sandwiches tel: 988-6161, 2904 E. Manoa Rd. (across E. Manoa Rd. from Manoa Marketplace), Honolulu 96822
Soups, sandwiches, smoothies, and specials. Inexpensive and popular. 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. www.andyssandwiches.com

Bangkok Chef tel: 988-0212, 2955 E. Manoa Rd. (one block beyond the Manoa Marketplace), Honolulu 96822
Thai. Freshly prepared according to your specifications. Inexpensive. May not taste Thai-ish. $0.50 more for brown rice. Red and green curries contain shrimp paste. bangkokchefexpress.com

Coffeeline tel: 778-7909, 1820 University Ave. (in the YMCA, across University from U.H. Manoa), Honolulu 96822
Inexpensive soups, salads, and specials. M-F 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.; S,S,Hol 8 a.m. - noon.

Da Spot tel: 941-1313, Sustainability Courtyard (UH Manoa), Honolulu 96822
Vegetarian and vegan plate lunches from $4 to $7, desserts and drinks, M-F daytimes. www.daspot-hi.com

Govinda's tel: 595-3947, Sustainability Courtyard (UH Manoa), Honolulu 96822
Indian. Vegetarian. One vegan dish daily. Plates from $4 to $7, M-F 11:00 - 2:00 p.m.

GRYLT tel: 988-7832, 2764 Woodlawn Dr. (Manoa Marketplace), Honolulu 96822
Fresh healthy food prepared in a healthy manner. No frying. A good selection of vegan and gluten-free items. www.grylt.com
10% discount to VSH members.

India Cafe tel: 262-1800, Paradise Palms (UH Manoa, next to Hamilton Library), Honolulu 96822
South Indian and Malasian. Mild to full flavored. Their vegetarian dishes are vegan. M-F 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. www.indiacafehawaii.com

Paesano tel: 988-5923, 2752 Woodlawn Dr. (Manoa Valley Shopping Center), Honolulu 96822
Italian. Soups, salads and pasta. Will omit cheese upon request. Table cloths, subdued lighting, elegant.

Waikiki & Lower Kapahulu

California Pizza Kitchen tel: 924-2000, 2284 Kalakaua Ave. (Next to Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel), Honolulu 96815
Popular, has cheeseless pizzas, hummus. Moderately priced. www.cpk.com

Cha-Cha-Cha tel: 923-7797, 342 Seaside Ave. (Waikiki), Honolulu 96815
Caribbean/Mexican. Their only vegetarian beans are black. Will omit cheese and sour cream.

GRYLT tel: 924-7958, 2250 Kalakaua Ave. (Waikiki Shopping Plaza), Honolulu 96815
Fresh healthy food prepared in a healthy manner. No frying. A good selection of vegan and gluten-free items. www.grylt.com
10% discount to VSH members.

Irifune tel: 737-1141, 563 Kapahulu Ave. (near Campbell in Kapahulu), Honolulu 96815
Japanese. Must request no fish sauce or bonito flake content.

Keo's Thai Cuisine tel: 951-9355, 2028 Kuhio Ave (Waikiki), Honolulu 96815
Thai. Elegant with many vegetarian dishes. www.keosthaicuisine.com

Keoni By Keo's tel: 922-9888, 2375 Kuhio Ave. (Waikiki, in the Ohana East Hotel), Honolulu 96815
Thai. Elegant with many vegetarian dishes.

Maui Tacos tel: 931-6111, 2233 Kalakaua Ave. (Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center), Honolulu 96815
Mexican. Burritos, tacos, guacamole, and more. Some vegan items, many vegetarian items that can be made vegan. Nice salsa bar. See page 2 of menu. www.mauitacos.com

Monsoon India tel: 941-5111, 1778 Ala Moana Blvd. (in Discovery Bay. Also on Maui.), Honolulu 96815
Many vegetarian items. See menu with pictures at website. Elegant and somewhat expensive. www.monsoonindiaoahu.com

Roy's Waikiki tel: 923-7697, 226 Lewers Ave (Beachwalk), Honolulu 96815
Hawaii regional fusion. A gourmet vegan prix fixe 4-course meal (not on the regular menu) changes monthly. Jan. 2014 price: $41.50; with wine pairing $61.50. Excellent and worth every penny. www.roysrestaurant.com

Ruffage Natural Foods tel: 922-2042, 2443 Kuhio Ave. (Waikiki), Honolulu 96815
Vegan chili, avocado burgers, soups, sandwiches, and smoothies. Closed Sundays.

Shore Bird tel: 922-2887, 2169 Kalia Rd. (in the Outrigger Reef Hotel, Waikiki), Honolulu 96815
Unlimited salad bar all day in an oceanside setting for $14.95; $16.95 at dinner time.

Wailana Coffee House tel: 955-1764, 1860 Ala Moana Blvd (across Ala Moana Blvd. from the Hilton Hawaiian Village), Honolulu 96815
Only the salad bar. It is small but has many light and heavy, vegetarian and vegan, items. Inexpensive and tasty. 10% discount to seniors on Tues. and Thurs. Validated parking underneath: $0.75 for 2 hours. Open 24 hours, except closes at midnight on Tuesdays for six hours.

Yard House tel: 923-9273, 226 Lewers Ave (makai of Kalakaua), Honolulu 96815
American brewpub. Upscale, casual, classic rock, loud and fun. Many vegan items: talk to your server. Parking at the Embassy Suite Hotel: $6 for 4 h.

Upper Kapahulu, Kaimuki, Waialae Kahala

California Pizza Kitchen tel: 737-9446, 4211 Waialae Ave. (inside Kahala Mall), Honolulu 96816
Popular, has cheeseless pizzas, hummus, salads. www.cpk.com

Coffee Talk tel: 737-7444, 3601 Waialae Ave. (Kaimuki), Honolulu 96816
Has 12 vegetarian items. Fresh soup daily. May request no cheese or egg in some items.

Green Papaya tel: 737-8820, 3579 Waialae Ave. (Kaimuki), Honolulu 96816
Thai and Vietnamese. Many choices, brown rice. Must request no chicken stock.

GRYLT tel: 734-7958, 4211 Waialae Ave. (Kahala Mall), Honolulu 96816
Fresh healthy food prepared in a healthy manner. No frying. A relatively wide selection of novel vegan and gluten-free items. www.grylt.com
10% discount to VSH members.

Hale Vietnam tel: 735-7581, 1140 12th Ave. (Kaimuki), Honolulu 96816
Vietnamese. A neighborhood classic. Popular, colorful, often crowded. Vegan summer/spring rolls and vegan pho. Brown rice.

Himalayan Kitchen tel: 735-1122, 1137 11th Ave. (near Waialae), Honolulu 96816
Nepali & Indian. Tasty food made to order. Whole grain naan. Lunch Tues-Fri. 11-2. Dinner daily 5:30-10 p.m. www.himalayankitchen.net
10% discount to VSH members (if entire meal is veg.).

Honolulu Burger Company tel: 735-5202, 4210 Waialae Ave. (Across H-1 from Kahala Mall), Honolulu 96816
American. A portabello mushroom sandwich or a health burger paired up with lettuce/tomato, or kim chee, etc. Choice of buns. Not greasy. Easy parking. www.honoluluburgerco.com

Olive Tree Cafe tel: 737-0303, 4614 Kilauea Ave. (Kahala), Honolulu 96816
Greek. There may be dairy in the pita bread, and the lentil soup may not be vegetarian.

Pyramids tel: 737-2900, 758-B Kapahulu Ave. (Kapahulu), Honolulu 96816
Egyptian. Many vegetarian appetizers. Many vegan items at the lunch buffet.

Torito's tel: 735-7991, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. (Market City Shopping Center), Honolulu 96826
Mexican. Good atmosphere. Good service. The veggie burrito plate is vegan and great. Substitute for the rice.

Town tel: 735-9500, 3435 Waialae Ave (Kaimuki), Honolulu 96816
Mediterranean. Ingredient driven. Casual elegance. Easy to be vegetarian; hard to be vegan. www.townkaimuki.com

Whole Foods Market tel: 738-0820, 4211 Waialae Ave. (Kahala Mall), Honolulu 96816
Mexican, pizza, a deli counter and more. Many vegan items clearly labeled, many made with vegan cheese. The Mexican rice is brown. wholefoods.com

Hawaii Kai & Waimanalo

Assaggio tel: 396-0756, 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy (Hawaii Kai/Koko Marina), Honolulu 96825
Italian. Salads and pasta. Some pasta may contain egg. Cheese omitable, oil reduceable. www.assaggiohawaii.com

Cha-Cha-Cha Salsaria tel: 395-7797, 377 Keahole St. (Safeway/Longs Shopping Center), Honolulu 96825
Mexican. The only vegetarian beans are black. Waterside dining. Several vegan choices. Vegan sensitive. Dairy omitable. www.chachachasalsaria.com

Sweet Home Waimanalo tel: 259-5737, 41-1025 Kalanianaole Hwy (near Waimanalo Bay Beach Park), Waimanalo 96795
Country. Soup, salads, burgers, desserts. Will happily omit ingredients to make vegetarian or vegan. www.sweethomewaimanalo.com

Taco Del Mar tel: 395-9880, 333 Keahole St. (Costco Shopping Center, Hawaii Kai), Honolulu 96825
Mexican. Inexpensive. Fast food. Each item is composed to order. See page 2. www.tacodelmar.com

Thai Valley Cuisine tel: 395-9746, 501 Kealahou St. (Kalama Valley, Hawaii Kai), Honolulu 96825
Thai. Inexpensive. Unique among Thai restaurants, their curry sauces (all colors) are homemade. Request vegan. Request tofu substitutes. Three kinds of rice.

Kailua, Kaneohe, Kahuku

Assaggio tel: 261-2772, 354 Uluniu St., Kailua 96734
Italian. Full menu. Salads and pasta. Some pasta may contain eggs. Will omit cheese upon request. www.assaggiohawaii.com

Bistro tel: 263-5357, 640 Ulukahiki (in Castle Medical Center, at the end of Kalanianaole Hwy), Kailua 96734
All vegetarian. Vegan items well labeled. A creative and fairly priced cafeteria. 6:30-9 a.m. weekdays; 11-1:30 and 4:30-6:30 p.m. daily. www.castlemed.com

Buzz's Original Steak House tel: 261-4661, 413 Kawailoa Rd. (across the road from Kailua Beach Park), Lanikai 96734
Best vegan salad bar on Oahu. Opens at 4:30 p.m.: avocado, pickled onions, ocean salad, raspberry vinaigrette dressing, etc. Foolish not to make reservations. No salad bar at lunch. www.buzzssteakhouse.com

Chao Phya Thai tel: 235-3555, 45-480 Kaneohe Bay Dr., Kaneohe 96744
Thai. Over 20 vegetarian items. Brown rice. Avoid fish stock and shrimp paste in the red and green curries.

Down to Earth Deli tel: 262-3838, 201 Hamakua St., Kailua 96734
Lacto-vegetarian. Vegan items clearly labeled. Large and lovely. Salad and hot food buffet and bakery. Dining area. (Also a natural food store) www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

Fiji Market and Curry Shop tel: 293-7120, 56-565 Kamehameha Hwy. (in the Sugar Mill Complex), Kahuku 96731
Fijian. Inexpensive and tasty. Large portions. Brown rice. Roti bread made on the spot. Their one daily vegetarian option is vegan. www.fujimarkethawaii.com

India Cafe tel: 262-1800, 600 Kailua Rd. (Kailua Shopping Center), Kailua 96734
South Indian and Malasian. Mild to full flavored. Many vegan entrees. Inexpensive. Tables outside. www.indiacafehawaii.com

Maui Tacos tel: 261-4155, 539 Kailua Rd., Kailua 96734
Mexican. Burritos, tacos, guacamole. Some vegan items, many vegetarian items that can be made vegan. Salsa bar. Often crowded. See page 2 of menu. www.mauitacos.com

Mui Kwai Chop Suey tel: 247-3230, 45-1052 Kam. Hwy. (middle of town, near Windward Mall), Kaneohe 96744
Chinese. Request no chicken stock. Mild flavors. About 5 vegetarian items.

Pali Cafe tel: 263-5188, 640 Ulukahiki (in Castle Medical Center, at the end of Kalanianaole Hwy), Kailua 96734
All vegetarian. Some vegan items. An inexpensive buffet. 6:30-9 a.m. weekdays; 11-1:30 and 4:30-6:30 p.m. daily. www.castlemed.com

Saeng's tel: 263-9727, 315 Hahani St., Kailua 96734
Thai. Moderately priced and good. Beware fish sauces and shrimp paste in the red and green curries.

Taco Del Mar tel: 236-1836, 46-056 Kamehameha Highway #G-10 (Windward Mall), Kaneohe 96744
Mexican. Inexpensive. Fast food. Each item is composed to order. See page 1. www.tacodelmar.com

Willow Tree tel: 254-1139, 25 Kaneohe Bay Dr. (Aikahi Shopping Center), Kailua 96734
Korean. Will make vegetarian dishes to order. Request no chicken broth nor fish sauce.

Z-Pizza tel: 230-8400, 151 Hekili St., 96734
All pizzas can be made with vegan cheese, and the crusts can be half whole grain or gluten free. www.zpizza.com

Natural Food Stores

Celestial Natural Foods tel: 637-6729, 66-443 Kam Hwy., Haleiwa 96712
North Shore. Bulk grains, legumes, herbs, some organic produce, gourmet foods. The Beet Box restaurant is inside. www.hawaiianbathbody.com
5% discount to VSH members.

Down To Earth tel: 488-1375, 98-129 Kaonohi St. (lower Pearlridge), Aiea 96701
Lacto-vegetarian. See description below at 96826. www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

Down To Earth tel: 262-3838, 201 Hamakua Dr., Kailua 96734
Lacto-vegetarian. Large and modern. See description below at 96826. www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

Down to Earth tel: 947-7678, 2525 S. King St. (Moiliili), Honolulu 96826
Lacto-vegetarian (no meat nor egg). Large and well stocked. Vegan hot and cold deli items clearly identified. Local produce. An emphasis on organic foods. Also full-sized stores on Maui and the Big Island. See Outer-Islands restaurant guide for locations and phone numbers. www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

Down to Earth tel: 675-2300, 4460 Kapolei Pkwy. (Kapolei Commons, across from Target), Kapolei 96707
Lacto-vegetarian. Their newest & largest store. See description above at 96826. www.downtoearth.org
5% discount to VSH members.

Hong's Grocery tel: 536-8998, 170 N. King (Chinatown, one half block Diamond Head of River St.), Honolulu 96817
A wide selection of frozen mock meats and fish. Easy to read ingredient lists allow you to select vegetarian or vegan items.

Kale's and Kale's Deli tel: 396-6993, 333 Keahole Street (next to Safeway in Hawaii Kai), Honolulu 96825
Bulk foods and spices. Organic produce. The Deli has many vegan plates, sandwiches, and baked goods. www.kalesnaturalfoods.com

Kokua Market tel: 941-1922, 2643 S. King St. (Moiliili), Honolulu 96826
Non-profit co-op. Bulk and packaged foods. Organic produce and deli items. Well stocked. kokuamarket.ning.com

Lifestream tel: 732-6253, 702 Kapahulu Ave. (Kapahulu), Honolulu 96816
Quiet place, mostly vitamins and supplements, few foods.

Umeke Market tel: 522-7377, 1001 Bishop Square (near Alakea and Hotel), Honolulu 96813
Deli with some vegetarian, fewer vegan, items. Bulk foods. Produce. www.umekemarket.com

Vim N Vigor tel: 955-3600, 1450 Ala Moana (Ala Moana Center, lower level), Honolulu 96814
Wraps, sandwiches, and smoothies. Many vegetarian, some vegan. Also in Kailua and Pearl City. vimnvigor.com

Caterers

Creative Cuisine by Madana tel: 295-0098, Honolulu 96817
Gourmet international vegan and vegetarian fare. E-mail: creativecuisine108@hotmail.com

Govinda's tel: 595-3947, 51 Coelho Way (Krishna Temple, Nuuanu), Honolulu 96817
Exclusively lacto-vegetarian and vegan.

I Love Country Cafe tel: 596-8108, 885 Queen St. (Just Ewa (west) of Ward), Honolulu 96813
Vegetarian and vegan entrees, water-cooked vegetarian chow mein, stir-fried special, brown rice and more. No added fat, low sodium on request.

Kathy Maddux tel: 988-7374, Manoa Valley, Honolulu 96822
100% Vegan Dishes prepared according to macrobiotic principles.

Leslie Ashburn tel: 398-2695, Personal Chef and Cooking Teacher, leslie@macrobiotichawaii.com, Honolulu
100% Vegan Macrobiotic, fun, colorful, healthy, and happy-to-be-alive food & classes in addition to on-site catering. Over 20 years experience. www.macrobiotichawaii.com

'Licious Dishes tel: 536-9680, 650 Iwilei Rd., No. 170 (Dole Cannery), Honolulu 96817
100% Vegan Raw or only gently cooked. Packaged complete gourmet meals (3 or 5 per week) available for pick-up. Meals for sale without prior arrangement. www.e-liciousdishes.com

Paul Onishi tel: 722-9782, Paul Onishi (Central Honolulu), Honolulu 96817
Gourmet catering for a "change."

Saphires and Sequins Cakery tel: 661-406-9185, Joint Base Hickam-Pearl (e-mail: sapphiresandsequins@yahoo.com), Honolulu
Cakes and cupcakes made to order. Request vegan. Delivery islandwide for a fee, or just meet somewhere near the base. www.sapphiresandsequins.com
10% discount to VSH members.

The Beet Box tel: 637-4540, 66-443 Kam Hwy. (within Celestial Natural Foods), Haleiwa 96712
Experienced vegan cook. Recommended.








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