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Hawaii Food Tours

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Neighbourhood: Mililani Mauka - Launani Valley
As featured in One Day in Honolulu
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Address: Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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+1 808-926-3663
09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Thu 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Mon 09:00 - 17:00

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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Highly recommended! Well organised, delicious and FUN!

Totally worth it! Had an amazing day with Matthew and Krystal checking out all the spots which were well chosen, offering variety and great insight into the food and culture of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Totally worth it! Had an amazing day with Matthew and Krystal checking out all the spots which were well chosen, offering variety and great insight into the food and culture of Hawai'i'. Both Matthew and Krystal were delightful and knowledgable. We ended up revisiting many of the spots after the tour. Just couldn't get enough! Our vehicle was comfortable, clean... More 

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Leesburg, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Joy and Daniel were such a pleasure...with their upbeat personalities and tidbits about the city, the tour was outstanding. There was more than enough food for a day! Thanks for getting us to those special locations that I might not have found myself and for such unique and delicious examples of Hawaiian hospitality. Would definitely recommend to friends!

Thank Brenda B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tur. Krystal and Daniel were great hosts. Good local knowledge and very personable. Food variety was good and got great overview of China Town. Fascinating to both see and taste fresh rice noodles. All of the samples were delicious and value for money. Good way to get to know the lay of the land and what to eat and... More 

Thank Colvin M
Warwick, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this tour. First we were picked up on time and geeeted warmly by Matt and Krystal. Our party of seven hopped in and we were off! Matt and Krystal gave a great narritive as we drove between stops. At each food stop we learned about the area were were in, food we would eat and got lots... More 

Thank DayRay35
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time on the "hole in the wall" tour yesterday. We highly recommend it! Matt was great and really knowledgable about food, but Krystal really shines in her role and demonstrates her extensive food knowledge of Honolulu (and Waikiki) in a fun and helpful way. We could have talked to her all day.... she... More 

1 Thank KoriKate
Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yum, yum! Would very highly recommend this informative, very well organized, fantastic food tour. We truly enjoyed everything about the experience! Matthew and Krystal knew so much about the area and, not only chose delicious dishes/places, but also had excellent advice for places to visit after their amazing tour! What a great way to get to know a place and... More 

Thank herald h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Carl and Joy. The tour was excellent....great food, great tour guides and a lot of fun. We also did The Hole in the Wall tour last year and enjoyed that so much that we took this North Shore tour. It was also nice to meet Matthew (owner) and Lin. Where are we going next... More 

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Anaheim, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have done food tours in Seattle, Portland, and New York and this was my least favorite. Out of all the stops only 2 impressed me. :( The guides however (Daniel and Joy) were amazing. My advice would be to make some reservations in the area at top establishments and skip the tour.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hawaii Food Tours, has been one of the tours I've been wanting to join for years. My husband are so happy that we were able to take North Shore Tour this time around. Our guides, Carl and Joy were absolutely fabulous!! We were also lucky to have Matthew Grey, the owner, on this tour as well. Their energy was infectious... More 

1 Thank C W
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of five (including three children ages 18, 16 and 10). We love taking food tours when we travel---and this food tour was awesome! Matthew, Joy and Marcie were our guides for the day and made the day a ton of fun. We ate all day---with a mix of different cuisines, local spots, chinatown market and finished... More 

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