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The Best Italian Restaurants in O'ahu

The Editors | January 25, 2021 | Food & Drink

Whether you are in search of an unforgettable plate of pasta or a fresh platter of seafood, enjoy our list of best Italian restaurants in O'ahu.

When you're done perusing this list, check out the best Italian restaurants in our other markets: Aspen, Boston, Hamptons, Miami, NYC, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Silicon Valley, and Washington D.C.


Appetito Craft Pizza & Wine Bar

Appetito offers a contemporary approach to classic Italian fare with handtossed Neapolitan-style artisanal pizza. Don’t miss the impressive boutique wine list. 150 Kaiulani Ave., Honolulu, 922.1150,


West O‘ahu’s culinary scene has reached transcendent levels with Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu’s premier eatery, thanks to the mastery of chef Ryo Takatsuka. The creative concept here is Hawai‘i meets Capri, so expect southern Italian dishes prepared with island seafood, handmade pastas and more. The setting impresses as well with most tables outside looking at the ocean and neighboring Lanikuhonua. 92-1001 Olani St., Ko Olina, 679.0079,


Tucked inside the third floor of Nordstrom, this fullservice Mediterranean restaurant is a perfect choice for light lunch and libations midshopping spree. Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., 953.6110,


Housemade pasta, bread and sausage make a dinner spot out of this unassuming wine bar, which boasts an impressive list curated by master sommelier Chuck Furuya. Cheese and salumi selections are paired perfectly with the extensive offerings. 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste. 6F, Downtown Honolulu, 524.8466,

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