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The Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour provided by Hawaii Food Tours

The Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour

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Go beyond Hawaii’s tourist dishes to discover its true flavors and foods on this small-group tour of Honolulu. Traveling by luxe minivan, visit markets, eateries, and food hotspots—including those in Chinatown—and gain insight and tips from your guides you’d never hear if alone. Taste tropical fruits and baked specialities; sample “ahi poke” raw tuna salad, and leave with the full, inside take on the state's authentic cuisine.
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  • Get to know Hawaii’s true cuisine on a food minivan tour of Honolulu
  • Skip the chain restaurants to sample and learn about local foods and dishes
  • Visit Chinatown’s food spots, and try fruit, savory buns, and ahi poke salad
  • Enjoy select hotel transfers and the relaxed vibe of a tour capped at 13
Important Information
Departure Point
Oahu, Oahu, Hawaii
210–240 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Food tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Local guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Food Tours
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 8 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 7 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Sean Gordon wrote a review Apr 2020
Seattle, Washington4 contributions
Giovanni Mazzarella was our CCA (Certified Culinary Aficionado) and he was AWESOME! He had a great attitude from the moment he picked us up to the moment he dropped us off! He had a smile the entire day; he had an answer for every question; he had a napkin for every bite; he was
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Date of experience: July 2019
Ed S wrote a review Feb 2020
Birmingham, Alabama31 contributions8 helpful votes
For foodies and normal people. Great sampling of enormous variety of Asian and Hawaiian cuisine. In addition FUN and interesting overview of Honolulu
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Feeding_the_World, Owner at The Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour
Responded 14 Feb 2020
Aloha Ed! - Mahalo for your glowing review of our Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour! Our aim is to please all our guests each & every day! So glad you enjoyed yourselves!
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Bill P wrote a review Jan 2020
Needham, Massachusetts46 contributions28 helpful votes
Our tour guide, Gio, is warm, entertaining, and ingenious. He has outfitted a cart and shoulder bag to provide everything a patron could need while travelling around Honolulu exploring the food scene. We started with a breakfast treat like no other. During our time together,
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Feeding_the_World, Owner at The Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour
Responded 22 Jan 2020
🤗 Aloha Friends! Mahalo for the wonderful and descriptive review of our Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour! Gio is a special young man, and he thrives while showing, sharing and tasting with guests like you. Please always consider us your ohana here in Honolulu. Best wishes to you.
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Andrea K wrote a review Dec 2019
12 contributions
Gio was an amazing tour guide. He didn't just provide us with cold waters and the food on the stops but brought fresh items from his garden, fresh fruits from he market stalls and even homemade soursop sorbet for us to try! Friendly and easy-going with a wealth of information
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Matthew G, Owner at The Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour
Responded 7 Jan 2020
Aloha Andrea! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the bounty of the foods offered on our tour, along with the historical and cultural aspects of our Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour experience. Thank you for recognizing how high-touch Gio's service is as well. He takes the time to communicate and explain each and every moment throughout the day. Come back soon and visit with us! Happy New Year!
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Sam S wrote a review Dec 2019
16 contributions1 helpful vote
Gio was a great tour guide. We learned so much about Hawaiian food and culture. Gio was very prepared and knew everybody along the way. The tour went without a hitch. We really enjoyed all the different types of foods. Gio was very accommodating and had all the right equipment
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Response from Feeding_the_World, Owner at The Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour
Responded 30 Dec 2019
Aloha Friends! Your review of our Famous Hole-in-the-Wall Tour delights us. Knowing that you were extremely satisfied is what we live for! Thank you for joining us, and know we are always available for all-things-Hawaii in your future. Have a deliciously fantastic 2020! Warm Wishes, Matthew Gray, Owner & CGF {Chief Food Guy} Hawaii Food Tours
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By: Hawaii Food Tours
A culinary, culture, nicest people ..AWESOME EXPERIENCE!!
I have traveled to the Hawaiian Islands several times (please see my previous reviews) and this cultural/food tour
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Hawaii food tour.
Geo was very pleasant and knowledgeable. As far as the tour we did not enjoy it. We missed the last 2 stops because
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Great time!
We just finished the food tour and loved it! Gio was personable, informative, and ensured that everyone had a grea
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Gio is a lively man that is passionate about what he does and the history behind the culture, food and family stori
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Mary Lynn P
One of the Best Food Tours!
My husband and I took Hawaii Food Tours walking and driving tour Honolulu. This Hole in the Wall tour included some
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Trust in Gio!!!
Gio has our food ambassador/tour guid for a very fast four hour adventure into the Honolulu food scene. The tour
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Brian S
Fun way to Spend a Fun Day
A professional and well organized tour with a wonderful guide on Oahu! Gio was not only a wealth of information, b
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A really good experience
We had an excellent time on this. We had a driver and two guides for the 12 customers. Plenty of good food and dr
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Wonderful tour of off the beaten track food spots
Led by personable, delightful and knowledgeable Gio, we spent about four hours sampling food at small, “hole in the
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Don’t miss out!!!
If you do one thing in Honolulu, it should be this tour....and on your first day. Gio was great, informative and pl
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Fun Day
Took a group of 13 people from our organization on this tour. Being local residents, we went for fun and food vs a
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Loved Hole-in-the-Wall Tour
Gio, our guide was extremely accommodating and tried very hard to please. Even though we were only two couples, ac
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Fascinating and yummy tour
Loved this tour! Our 2 guides were lovely and very knowledgeable about food and Honolulu. This is basically a tour
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Great food tour of Honolulu’s most interesting places.
We had a great tour yesterday with Gio, Krystal and driver Mitch. We enjoyed our walking tour of Chinatown and tast
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Hole in the wall tour.
Do this tour on the first few days of visit!!! Gio and Crystal were excellent guides! The tour is very well org
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Key Details
  • Duration: 210–240 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 8 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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