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Where To Find the Best Hawaiian Restaurants in Las Vegas

Where to find a taste of ono in the Ninth Island

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Often referred to as the ninth island, Las Vegas is an unlikely hub for Hawaiian cuisine. The high number of Hawaiian visitors and residents — many of whom were originally drawn to Las Vegas by a Boyd Gaming advertising campaign dreamed up by one-time Honolulu resident Sam Boyd, means that is easy to find musubi, poke, barbecue, teriyaki, and Spam all over town. Here, a look at 20 Hawaiian restaurants that serve island fare in the desert.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Lulu Hawaiian BBQ

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Crossroads Towne Center, 6512 N Decatur Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89131
(702) 784-0318
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Lulu Hawaiian BBQ features a wide range of lunch plates including a Spam musubi plate, a chicken katsu option, and a fried shrimp saimin plate. The menu also includes teriyaki bowls and low-carb Hawaiian barbecue specials served with eggs instead of rice.

Lulu Hawaiian BBQ
Lulu Hawaiian BBQ
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2. Kau Kau Kitchen

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4588 N Rancho Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89130
(702) 515-2006
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Outfitted with bright green walls and tiki grass, Kau Kau Kitchen offers plate lunches with tuna egg patties, teriyaki beef, and garlic chicken plus saimin won ton noodles, Hawaiian breakfast plates, and french fries topped with kalua pig, cheese and green onion.

Kau Kau Kitchen
Kau Kau Kitchen
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3. Aloha Hawaiian BBQ

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4990 W Craig Rd #4
Las Vegas, NV 89130
(702) 839-2291
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Aloha Hawaiian BBQ has two Las Vegas locations that specialize in seafood plates such as fried mahi mahi, shrimp curry, and fried scallops. The menu also includes musubi, saimin, udon, and oxtail soup.

Aloha Hawaiian BBQ
Aloha Hawaiian BBQ
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4. Kapuna Cafe

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3231 N Decatur Blvd STE 122
Las Vegas, NV 89130
(702) 395-1400
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Kapuna Cafe is a Hawaiian breakfast and lunch spot with an Asian influence. Diners love the restaurant’s signature mochi pancakes and the all-day Alpha breakfast special featuring eggs with fried rice and a choice of Spam, Portuguese sausage, Vienna sausage or bacon. The menu also includes Hawaiian barbecue chicken musubi, burgers topped with teriyaki sauce, and pineapples and chantilly cream puffs on the weekend.

Kapuna Cafe
Kapuna Cafe
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5. Suha Bites Sushi Burrito & Hawaiian BBQ

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1780 N Buffalo Dr #106
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(725) 605-3605
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Suha Bites specializes in Hawaiian barbecue entrees including combination plates with options including hamburger steak, garlic shrimp, and short ribs. The restaurant also offers sushi burritos, such as the Hawaiian-inspired Suha Bite burrito filled with crab, Spam, pineapple, and fried onions.

Suha Bites Sushiburrito & Hawaiian BBQ
Suha Bites Sushiburrito & Hawaiian BBQ
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6. Cinnamon's

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7591 W Washington Ave #110
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 478-7877
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Cinnamon’s is known for its massive pancakes that come in flavors such as guava chiffon, red velvet, and pistachio cream. Hawaiian specialties here include Hawaiian sweet bread French toast stuffed with mango cream cheese, loco mocos, char-grilled Huli-Huli chicken, Island-style chilequilles made with kalua pig and pineapple pico de gallo, and a Hawaiian omelet stuffed with butterfish and Lau Lau pork.

Cinnamon’s
Cinnamon’s
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7. California Noodle House

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12 E Ogden Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 388-2680
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Located inside perennial Ninth Island destination The California, this noodle shop serves Asian fare with a Hawaiian influence. Diners love the restaurant’s oxtail fried rice, Hawaiian-style wonton soup with fish cake, and pork and braised oxtail with curry and carrots.

Oxtail fried rice at California Noodle House
Oxtail fried rice at California Noodle House
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8. Aloha Specialties

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12 E. Ogden Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 385-1222
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This little restaurant inside the California favors the slogan “Aloha spoken here.” Diners can order chicken adobo, kalua pig, and cabbage plus teriyaki and noodles. The saimin, plate lunches, and rice bowls are always popular and the wicker chairs here are always packed.

Aloha Specialties
Aloha Specialties
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9. Pacific Island Taste

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1428 East Charleston Boulevard At, Lafayette Square
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 366-1109
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Just steps away from Fremont Street, Pacific Island Taste is a hidden downtown spot with just four tables that specializes in Hawaiian breakfast plates, musubi, poke bowls, and specialities such as ahi nachos, pork hash and cone sushi.

Ahi nachos at Pacific Island Taste
Ahi nachos at Pacific Island Taste
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10. Island Style

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3909 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 871-1911

Spam is a staple on the Hawaiian islands, and fans of Island Style love the fried rice with Spam here. The menu also features Korean favorites such as bulgogi and cold noodles with kalbi.

Chicken katsu at Island Style
Chicken katsu at Island Style
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11. Peg’s Glorified Ham n Eggs

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8465 W Sahara Ave Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 522-9732
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This family owned and operated restaurant with roots in Reno offers Hawaiian breakfast specialties including loco moco, fried spam and eggs, teriyaki pork with eggs, and rice and beef chili with eggs.

Peg’s Glorified huevos rancheros skillet
Peg’s Glorified huevos rancheros skillet
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12. Paina Cafe

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6870 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 272-2790
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Chinatown’s Paina Cafe is a Hawaiian export with two other locations in Honolulu. The casual restaurant prides itself on simple, fresh poke bowls, plate lunches and salads. The Las Vegas menu features build-your-own poke bowls plus curated options and fried salmon plates, kalua pig bowls, and Asian slaw salad.

Paina Cafe
Paina Cafe
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13. Hawaiian Style Poke

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3524 Wynn Road
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 202-0729
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Hawaiian Style Poke offers sushi-style Hawaiian fare with poke, a marinated raw tuna, and other seafood, served over rice, over salad greens, or by itself.

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Hawaiian Style Poke
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14. Aloha Kitchen

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4745 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 895-9444
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Musubi, a rice dish with Spam wrapped in nori, is one of the most popular dishes here. Aloha Kitchen has five locations in Las Vegas and is a popular destination for daily karaoke featuring a rotation of popular Hawaiian songs.

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Aloha Kitchen
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15. Squeeze In

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5165 S Fort Apache Rd #195
Las Vegas, NV 89148
(702) 485-3971
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With two locations in Las Vegas open every day for breakfast and lunch, Squeeze In serves an Aloha Aikane omelet (translation: “Hello friend!”) that’s filled with ham, pineapples, and sautéed in honey. The menu also includes banana and walnut pancakes named after Hawaiian singer Jack Johnson.

Squeeze In breakfast burrito
Squeeze In breakfast burrito
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16. Makai: Pacific Island Grill

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5165 S Fort Apache Rd #150
Las Vegas, NV 89148
(702) 982-6200
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Makai Pacific Island Grill specializes in customizable Hawaiian barbecue. Diners can choose from proteins such as chicken katsu and Pulehu steak, add rice, and then select sides including kimchee slaw, macaroni salad, and sweet corn.

Makai: Pacific Island Grill
Makai: Pacific Island Grill
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17. L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

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7320 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89139
(702) 732-9898
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It would be remiss to leave this chain off the list of Hawaiian spots. Barbecued short ribs, a barbecue teriyaki plate, and more are just some of the specialties here. Find 13 locations in Las Vegas.

L&amp;L Hawaiian Barbecue
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
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18. Ohana Hawaiian BBQ

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7435 S. Durango Drive
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 889-8880
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This Hawaiian-owned spot with four locations in Las Vegas is known for lunch plates with their barbecue fare. Diners can stop in for stir-fried udon with beef, minute chicken cake noodles plus musubi, saimin noodles, and wings.

Ohana Hawaiian BBQ
Ohana Hawaiian BBQ
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19. Island Flavor

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8090 S. Durango Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113
(702) 876-2024
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Island Flavor is helmed by chef Darcy Ambrosio, who grew up on the Big Island. His menu features katsu loco moco, kalbi ribs, and lau lau (steamed taro leaves wrapped around chunks of fish and pork). Loco moco features rice with a fried egg and brown gravy on top. There are two Island Flavor locations in Las Vegas.

Kalbi ribs at Island Flavor
Kalbi ribs at Island Flavor
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20. Island Sushi & Grill

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9400 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89123
(702) 221-1600
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Terence Fong, owner of Island Sushi and Grill, believes in serving Japanese and Hawaiian fare under the same roof at an affordable price. The menu here includes fresh poke, an all-you-can-eat Hawaiian brunch every Sunday plus 50 percent off sushi specials every Thursday through Sunday.

Island Sushi &amp; Grill
Island Sushi & Grill
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1. Lulu Hawaiian BBQ

Crossroads Towne Center, 6512 N Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131
Lulu Hawaiian BBQ
Lulu Hawaiian BBQ
Lulu Hawaiian BBQ/Facebook

Lulu Hawaiian BBQ features a wide range of lunch plates including a Spam musubi plate, a chicken katsu option, and a fried shrimp saimin plate. The menu also includes teriyaki bowls and low-carb Hawaiian barbecue specials served with eggs instead of rice.

Crossroads Towne Center, 6512 N Decatur Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89131

2. Kau Kau Kitchen

4588 N Rancho Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89130
Kau Kau Kitchen
Kau Kau Kitchen
Kau Kau Kitchen/Facebook

Outfitted with bright green walls and tiki grass, Kau Kau Kitchen offers plate lunches with tuna egg patties, teriyaki beef, and garlic chicken plus saimin won ton noodles, Hawaiian breakfast plates, and french fries topped with kalua pig, cheese and green onion.

4588 N Rancho Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89130

3. Aloha Hawaiian BBQ

4990 W Craig Rd #4, Las Vegas, NV 89130
Aloha Hawaiian BBQ
Aloha Hawaiian BBQ
Aloha Hawaiian BBQ [Official Site]

Aloha Hawaiian BBQ has two Las Vegas locations that specialize in seafood plates such as fried mahi mahi, shrimp curry, and fried scallops. The menu also includes musubi, saimin, udon, and oxtail soup.

4990 W Craig Rd #4
Las Vegas, NV 89130

4. Kapuna Cafe

3231 N Decatur Blvd STE 122, Las Vegas, NV 89130
Kapuna Cafe
Kapuna Cafe
Kapuna Cafe/Facebook

Kapuna Cafe is a Hawaiian breakfast and lunch spot with an Asian influence. Diners love the restaurant’s signature mochi pancakes and the all-day Alpha breakfast special featuring eggs with fried rice and a choice of Spam, Portuguese sausage, Vienna sausage or bacon. The menu also includes Hawaiian barbecue chicken musubi, burgers topped with teriyaki sauce, and pineapples and chantilly cream puffs on the weekend.

3231 N Decatur Blvd STE 122
Las Vegas, NV 89130

5. Suha Bites Sushi Burrito & Hawaiian BBQ

1780 N Buffalo Dr #106, Las Vegas, NV 89128
Suha Bites Sushiburrito &amp; Hawaiian BBQ
Suha Bites Sushiburrito & Hawaiian BBQ
Suha Bites Sushiburrito & Hawaiian BBQ [Official Site]

Suha Bites specializes in Hawaiian barbecue entrees including combination plates with options including hamburger steak, garlic shrimp, and short ribs. The restaurant also offers sushi burritos, such as the Hawaiian-inspired Suha Bite burrito filled with crab, Spam, pineapple, and fried onions.

1780 N Buffalo Dr #106
Las Vegas, NV 89128

6. Cinnamon's

7591 W Washington Ave #110, Las Vegas, NV 89128
Cinnamon’s
Cinnamon’s
Cinnamon’s/Facebook

Cinnamon’s is known for its massive pancakes that come in flavors such as guava chiffon, red velvet, and pistachio cream. Hawaiian specialties here include Hawaiian sweet bread French toast stuffed with mango cream cheese, loco mocos, char-grilled Huli-Huli chicken, Island-style chilequilles made with kalua pig and pineapple pico de gallo, and a Hawaiian omelet stuffed with butterfish and Lau Lau pork.

7591 W Washington Ave #110
Las Vegas, NV 89128

7. California Noodle House

12 E Ogden Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Oxtail fried rice at California Noodle House
Oxtail fried rice at California Noodle House
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Located inside perennial Ninth Island destination The California, this noodle shop serves Asian fare with a Hawaiian influence. Diners love the restaurant’s oxtail fried rice, Hawaiian-style wonton soup with fish cake, and pork and braised oxtail with curry and carrots.

12 E Ogden Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101

8. Aloha Specialties

12 E. Ogden Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Aloha Specialties
Aloha Specialties
Aloha Specialties/Facebook

This little restaurant inside the California favors the slogan “Aloha spoken here.” Diners can order chicken adobo, kalua pig, and cabbage plus teriyaki and noodles. The saimin, plate lunches, and rice bowls are always popular and the wicker chairs here are always packed.

12 E. Ogden Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89101

9. Pacific Island Taste

1428 East Charleston Boulevard At, Lafayette Square, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Ahi nachos at Pacific Island Taste
Ahi nachos at Pacific Island Taste
Pacific Island Taste/Facebook

Just steps away from Fremont Street, Pacific Island Taste is a hidden downtown spot with just four tables that specializes in Hawaiian breakfast plates, musubi, poke bowls, and specialities such as ahi nachos, pork hash and cone sushi.

1428 East Charleston Boulevard At, Lafayette Square
Las Vegas, NV 89104

10. Island Style

3909 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102
Chicken katsu at Island Style
Chicken katsu at Island Style
Island Style/Facebook

Spam is a staple on the Hawaiian islands, and fans of Island Style love the fried rice with Spam here. The menu also features Korean favorites such as bulgogi and cold noodles with kalbi.

3909 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102

11. Peg’s Glorified Ham n Eggs

8465 W Sahara Ave Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Peg’s Glorified huevos rancheros skillet
Peg’s Glorified huevos rancheros skillet
Peg’s Glorified Ham n Eggs/Facebook

This family owned and operated restaurant with roots in Reno offers Hawaiian breakfast specialties including loco moco, fried spam and eggs, teriyaki pork with eggs, and rice and beef chili with eggs.

8465 W Sahara Ave Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89117

12. Paina Cafe

6870 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Paina Cafe
Paina Cafe
Paina Cafe [Official Site]

Chinatown’s Paina Cafe is a Hawaiian export with two other locations in Honolulu. The casual restaurant prides itself on simple, fresh poke bowls, plate lunches and salads. The Las Vegas menu features build-your-own poke bowls plus curated options and fried salmon plates, kalua pig bowls, and Asian slaw salad.

6870 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

13. Hawaiian Style Poke

3524 Wynn Road, Las Vegas, NV
<span data-author="-1">Hawaiian Style&nbsp;Poke </span>
Hawaiian Style Poke
Hawaiian Style Poke/Facebook

Hawaiian Style Poke offers sushi-style Hawaiian fare with poke, a marinated raw tuna, and other seafood, served over rice, over salad greens, or by itself.

3524 Wynn Road
Las Vegas, NV

14. Aloha Kitchen

4745 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89119
<span data-author="-1">Aloha&nbsp;Kitchen </span>
Aloha Kitchen
Aloha Kitchen/Facebook

Musubi, a rice dish with Spam wrapped in nori, is one of the most popular dishes here. Aloha Kitchen has five locations in Las Vegas and is a popular destination for daily karaoke featuring a rotation of popular Hawaiian songs.

4745 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

15. Squeeze In

5165 S Fort Apache Rd #195, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Squeeze In breakfast burrito
Squeeze In breakfast burrito
Squeeze In/Facebook

With two locations in Las Vegas open every day for breakfast and lunch, Squeeze In serves an Aloha Aikane omelet (translation: “Hello friend!”) that’s filled with ham, pineapples, and sautéed in honey. The menu also includes banana and walnut pancakes named after Hawaiian singer Jack Johnson.

5165 S Fort Apache Rd #195
Las Vegas, NV 89148

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16. Makai: Pacific Island Grill

5165 S Fort Apache Rd #150, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Makai: Pacific Island Grill
Makai: Pacific Island Grill
Makai Pacific Island Grill/Facebook

Makai Pacific Island Grill specializes in customizable Hawaiian barbecue. Diners can choose from proteins such as chicken katsu and Pulehu steak, add rice, and then select sides including kimchee slaw, macaroni salad, and sweet corn.

5165 S Fort Apache Rd #150
Las Vegas, NV 89148

17. L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

7320 S. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89139
L&amp;L Hawaiian Barbecue
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue/Facebook

It would be remiss to leave this chain off the list of Hawaiian spots. Barbecued short ribs, a barbecue teriyaki plate, and more are just some of the specialties here. Find 13 locations in Las Vegas.

7320 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89139

18. Ohana Hawaiian BBQ

7435 S. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, NV
Ohana Hawaiian BBQ
Ohana Hawaiian BBQ
Ohana Hawaiian BBQ/Facebook

This Hawaiian-owned spot with four locations in Las Vegas is known for lunch plates with their barbecue fare. Diners can stop in for stir-fried udon with beef, minute chicken cake noodles plus musubi, saimin noodles, and wings.

7435 S. Durango Drive
Las Vegas, NV

19. Island Flavor

8090 S. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89113
Kalbi ribs at Island Flavor
Kalbi ribs at Island Flavor
Island Flavor [Official Site]

Island Flavor is helmed by chef Darcy Ambrosio, who grew up on the Big Island. His menu features katsu loco moco, kalbi ribs, and lau lau (steamed taro leaves wrapped around chunks of fish and pork). Loco moco features rice with a fried egg and brown gravy on top. There are two Island Flavor locations in Las Vegas.

8090 S. Durango Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113

20. Island Sushi & Grill

9400 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89123
Island Sushi &amp; Grill
Island Sushi & Grill
Island Sushi & Grill/Facebook

Terence Fong, owner of Island Sushi and Grill, believes in serving Japanese and Hawaiian fare under the same roof at an affordable price. The menu here includes fresh poke, an all-you-can-eat Hawaiian brunch every Sunday plus 50 percent off sushi specials every Thursday through Sunday.

9400 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89123

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