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La Mer - L'Aperitif

2199 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
+1 808-923-2311
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2199 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again La Mer didn't disappoint. Service from Chris and Paul was excellent! Never wanted for a thing. Had the chefs tasting menu. Paul asked if we had any food allergies, even though he already knew of my wife's, but we had another couple with...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dining experience at La Mer was first class. We received a pleasant welcoming greeting upon arrival and was seated next to an open window overlooking the "House with no key" dining area, with the beach and then Diamond Head in the distance. The small...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Photo of view from tables. Not called "La Mer@ for nothing. Wonderful service, the best. Very attentive and knowledgeable. Degustation menu is a bridge too far for most folks. However they have a three and four course option to choose from. 3 - appetizer, entree...More

Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed 14 September 2017

La Mer is an outstanding, elegant restaurant with a friendly and efficient staff. The perfect place to go for a special occasion, but also great for an evening out

Thank AlanA0531
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

During our stay at the Halekulani hotel, we decided to celebrate our honeymoon by enjoying the tasting menu at La Mer restaurant. From the incredible food, the amazing wines to our waiter, the whole experience was perfect! We honestly believe this is the best restaurant...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

it's definitely hard to find another restaurant comparable to this one with regards to the food quality, ambiance, and impeccable service. Everything is to perfection! The restaurant is an open air type and we noticed that aloha shirts appear to be allowed now in addition...More

Thank carlton96816
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We ate here one evening of our stay at Halekulani. I can only say everything from start to finish was first class. The barman made me a cocktail which wasn't really to my taste - he quickly removed it and provided an alternative without being...More

Thank xxGlitterxx
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We went to La Mer for our parents 54th wedding anniversary. We were escorted to a private room with an open view of the ocean at dusk. It was a beautiful room with a stunning view and the service to match it. Everyone wait staff...More

1  Thank Suzie C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

La Mer is marvelous isle of culinary sophistication in the midst of Waikiki's many lesser, tourist-friendly offerings. Service, ambiance, and cuisine were all exceptional and the view of Diamondhead from our table was incredible. A great meal and a great evening - we can't wait...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Waikiki for a week so we tried most nice restaurant that we could ! La Mer is one of top one in wakikii , romantic cosy beautiful service ( dress code required ) Located in Halelakuni Hotel ! We had steak , Lobster...More

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Questions & Answers
12 December 2015|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in La Mer. La Mer offers prix fixe menu's of your choice of a 3-course or 4-course meal. This gives you an option to select appetizers, main entrée and dessert. We also have a Degustation... More
Wayne M
30 October 2015|
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Response from halekulanidos | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, Thank you very much for writing to us. There are certainly a few options we can suggest in order to make your day a very special one. Can I ask you to reach out to us with your email address so we may be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$250
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2199 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
    (Lewers Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2311
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Award-winning restaurant featuring exquisite Neoclassic French cuisine, oceanfront views. Hawaii’s longest-running AAA Five Diamond restaurant, since 1990, and the only restaurant in Hawaii to be awarded a Five-Star designation by Forbes Travel Guide. Recognized as the finest restaurant in Honolulu, La Mer captures the elegance and romance of Halekulani. Its internationally acclaimed menu features local, tropical ingredients in dishes inspired by flavors from France. Elegant evening attire for women. Dinner jackets or dress shirts, dress slacks and shoes for gentlemen. Reservations recommended. Open daily from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. As an elegant fine dining restaurant, La Mer restricts patrons to adults and children 8 years or older.
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