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Rainbow Drive-In

) #62 of 1,930 Restaurants in Honolulu $ American, Fast food,
3308 Kanaina Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4214
+1 808-737-0177
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mixed plate” (98 reviews)
“loco moco” (219 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Fast food, Polynesian, Hawaiian
3308 Kanaina Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4214
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1 - 10 of 817 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Whenever we travel, my husband looks into local places to eat. It was hard to find parking around this place, but we drove down the street a little ways and parked at a meter. The food is very inexpensive. Also, there is a Pokémon Gym...More

Thank Jolene224
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can't go to Oahu without not visiting Rainbows. For me it never gets old. Best loco moco in the world.

Thank P G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove by the other day and the lines were long, so we figured it must be good. Another site said they had great Mac salad, so we decided to go to the Rainbow Drive-in. It was just like it was when we drove by,...More

Thank Chris n Sam K
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a long-time gem of a place that serves a mix of many of the main dishes found in the islands. There is always plenty of food, and relatively speaking, it's cheap. This was a stopping point for President Obama on many occasions. A...More

Thank wmg-mana
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Rainbow Drive in is one of our favorite cheap eats in the Waikiki area. They have lots of choices from traditional mix plate lunches to fried chicken. Most of the meals are served traditional style with 2 scoops of rice and a scoop of...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is rustic and authentic, which I think is its charm. The food is good (not amazing), and sometimes you just want a good, cheap meal when you're on vacation. Note that all seating is outdoors, and the weather was very hot while we...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rainbow Drive In was recommended by friends of ours who live in Honolulu. It takes about 10-15 minutes to walk from the east end hotels. It doesn't look like much from the parking lot. There are multiple windows to order from. The one on...More

Thank Lostagainadvisor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wish we would have discovered this place earlier in our vacation! "Fast Food" at its best and plenty of it. Plenty of choices and you really can't go wrong. Don't be intimidated by the long line, it moves quickly and food is hot and tasty....More

Thank obabb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time going there and I missed out on the Roast Pork special that people were raving about. Little disappointed, but ordered the hash brown eggs with gravy and it made up for it. It reminded me of a Loco Moco, not as good though....More

Thank Mojo C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The teriyaki beef combo plate was good. Lots of food for your money. The beef were soft and very flavorful! It comes with rice and mac salad on the side. We also had the strawberry slush float which was good. That was really refreshing! The...More

Thank sherryw119
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15 June 2017|
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Response from Terry E | Reviewed this property |
No dining room, there is some outdoor seating but most often full This is a walk up type of place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
American, Fast food, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3308 Kanaina Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4214
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Neighbourhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 808-737-0177
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