The newly remodeled Aloha Specialities at downtown's California Casino & Hotel is a local Ninth Island legend, but competition will soon be arriving from the Hawaiian island of Oahu, when a famous Kailua dining destination begins exporting their famous pancake recipes to the westside.
Cinnamon’s Restaurant debuted in Kailua in 1985, a causal breakfast and lunch only spot, that later expanded across the Pacific to Omotesandou, Tokyo and further south in Japan to Yokohama. Cinnamon’s also operates at the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites in Waikiki.
The site of the Las Vegas location, yet to be officially confirmed, will be close to Summerlin and tentatively expects to be serving from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The expansion is aiming for a November debut date.
On the comfort food menu, ono favorites such as kalua pork, crab cake, and Mahi Mahi eggs Benedicts, loco moco and "the Island's best" pancakes, including red velvet, carrot with sour cream cream cheese, plus their award winning "guava chiffon."