Dying to eat out, but don't want to spend a ton? We've got your back.
This week, we bring you five spots that will give you the best bang for your buck. Whether you're looking for a quick bite or a cheap date night, these eateries are dishing out delicious, budget-friendly bites.
Yelper Kim M is headed to Tasty Poke on Keeaumoku Street for their fresh and customizable poke bowls. Rice cracker balls, crispy garlic chips, and crispy onion chips are also available for free to sprinkle atop your tasty poke bowl masterpiece.
Yelper Justin T gets his bento fix at Teruya's Andagi on Pensacola Street. His go-to is their shrimp roll set – it has a little bit of everything and his favorite shrimp tempura. The various veggies and sides that come with it create a perfect meal!
Yelper Brooke N adores Sweet Home Glad in Mo'ilil'ili for Chinese cuisine. Try their pupu style plates which are a great value because you get many different delicious items for just $3.50. Her ideal meal features four pupus, char siu mein, and soft shell crab.
Yelper Faye A finds big savings at Mami's Empanadas on Kapahulu Avenue. It's a small food trailer at a corner street in Waikiki where Yelpers from all over the world devour their delicious, homemade empanadas and Latin American favorites at a modest price. Quick tip: grab eight empanadas for $20 to try all the flavors!
Down the street, Yelper Sean A is in a hurry to get to Hawaii Curry! It's not a chain restaurant, and it shows! He shares, it's a homely place to enjoy affordable and satisfying Japanese style curry. Rice is perfect, taste is perfect, decor is perfect. Lunch special comes with a free drink. Perfect!
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