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Rainbow Drive-In

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” (108 reviews)
“macaroni salad” (78 reviews)
“loco moco” (212 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Polynesian, Hawaiian
3308 Kanaina Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4214
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1 - 10 of 872 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by the trolley drivers as the place to go for local non touristy food. Walked past it 2 years ago but never went. This time we purposefully walked there and we weren’t disappointed. No fancy cutlery or tableware here. Grab yourself a bench or...More

Thank ajones81
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive-in came highly recommended by a native of Hawaii. I was pleased to see that it is also Guy Fieri approved. The portions were very generous - I could barely finish it. It's a good thing we were biking, otherwise I would have been...More

Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a simple lunch, fast and inexpensive, go to Rainbow drive in. It’s a no frills to go place. Try to get there early especially during lunch time. Line might be long but it moves. They also have some benches if you’d like...More

Thank BPenuliar2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal might be okay, but it is smothered in this terrible brown gravy. I ordered corn beef and certainly did not get that. Scrambled egg was fried in something terrible, and rice was soaked in something as well. I am certain that the calorie...More

1  Thank Mundtl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I gotta he mixed plate which came with the pork cutlet, bbq beef and fish. The BBQ beef stood out from the rest, will definitely be back for more. Parking wasn't too bad they have parking around the back too.

Thank Maik M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick, cheap, fast food type Hawaiian food. There was a long line when we went which seems to be the norm. You sit at outdoor picnic tables. For us the food was just ok. We appreciated the experience of going to this well known and...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is decent IMO, the price is great but the atmosphere is really awesome. My enjoyed the mixed plate, i like the fish is really good.

Thank CJMCelias
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch, and we weren’t disappointed! The wait wasn’t bad at all, the prices were great, and the food was delicious! Definitely worth a stop!

Thank MrsCain811
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Hawaii on a family vacation had seen and heard about Rainbow Drive In on the food network. We stopped by after a day at the beach there was a line but it did go by fast I ordered the Loco Moco plate it...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a honolulu Tradition. We Didnt prenatal Obama at the drive inn. The line was long. The loco moco was good. Wife had a hamburger also good. Picnic tables outside. Close to Bailey's antiques for purchasing a hawaiian shirt.

Thank OklahomanTraveler
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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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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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