15 Spots for the Best Happy Hour in Waikiki

Looking for the best happy hour in Waikiki? We’ve got you covered!

From amazing food and drinks to beachfront views, you’re bound to find a spot that’ll keep you feeling good from start to finish.

Whether you’re looking for a new spot to grab a drink with friends or munch out on some small bites, here are some places to visit that will help you find your happy hour groove.


At DECK, the vibe is just as the name suggests – you’ll find yourself sitting on a rooftop deck with great views of Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach while enjoying your favorite drink.

Happy hour is daily from 2 to 5 pm, where you can take advantage of $7 drafts, $12 Mai Tais, and appetizers starting at $7 like truffle fries and jumbo chicken wings in a sweet and spicy glaze.

DECK Happy Hour Menu

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2. Maui Brewing Co.

Located in the Beachcomber by Outrigger Hotel, Maui Brewing Co. might just be the best place in Waikiki for craft beer lovers!

With more than 36 beers on tap, you’ll find no shortage of choices, but even more so with happy hour specials.

Happy hour is daily from 3:30 to 5:30pm, and specials include $2-3 off beers and cocktails, half-off appies, and $10 craft pizzas.

Maui Brewing Co. Happy Hour Menu

3. SKY Waikiki

If you’re looking for one of the best rooftop bars in Waikiki, SKY Raw & Bar is where it’s at.

This casual spot offers both indoor and outdoor seating with sweeping views of Diamond Head.

Happy hour here is from 4 to 5pm with $2 oysters on the shell, $8 glasses of bubbly and $4 Heineken and Modelo beers.

Their other bar bites start at just $6 too!

SKY Waikiki Happy Hour Menu

4. Rumfire

Located right on Waikiki’s beachfront, Rumfire offers happy hour specials daily from 3 to 5pm.

With signature cocktails for $5, it’s a great place to quench your thirst.

Plus, with $5-10 food deals like chicken wings, you’ll be able to save some cash for more cocktails later on!

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photo by tiki's grill & bar

5. Tiki’s Grill & Bar

A second-story restaurant overlooking Waikiki Beach, Tiki’s Grill & Bar is a great place to grab happy hour every day from 3 to 5pm.

With $5.50 draft beers (like Coors Light), and $9.50 signature Mai Tais, there are plenty of affordable drink options.

Plus, they also have daily food specials like Coconut Shrimp and Quesadillas for $6.

Make sure to head on over and enjoy some Hawaiian hospitality during your next visit to Tiki’s!

Tiki’s Grill & Bar Happy Hour Menu

6. Morimoto Asia

Join the sunset in Waikiki for a fabulous happy hour! Running from 5-7pm every day, Morimoto Asia is a great place to go to enjoy some amazing food and drinks.

This eatery serves up delicious Japanese dishes with a twist of flavors from China, Thailand and Korea as well.

Enjoy draft beers starting from $4, $6 specialty cocktails such as Lychee Spritz or Blueberry Sour, and appetizers for just $6 during happy hour at this iconic restaurant across from Waikiki Beach.

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7. Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar

If relaxation is on the agenda, Tommy Bahama’s is a great place to unwind and enjoy the tropical surroundings.

This bar and restaurant serves up tasty island-inspired concoctions like their refreshing $9 Bahia Sangria or fruity Pineapple Paradisio Martini.

Order some scrumptious $11 appies to go along with your drink – Blackened Mahi Mahi Tacos and Cheeseburger Sliders are on the menu.

Tommy Bahama Happy Hour Menu

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8. Hula Grill

If it’s a more casual scene you’re looking for, the Hula Grill is the place to be.

You won’t want to miss the amazing “Early Eats” menu (3 to 6pm daily) at this laidback Hawaiian restaurant located in the Outrigger Resort at Waikiki Beach.

Their menu has one of the largest selections of appetizers and bar food that are great for sharing, with items like Poke Tacos, Smoked Ahi Dip and Crab Mac Nut Wontons.

Happy hour cocktails are $10 and beers start at $5.

Hula Grill Happy Hour Menu

9. O Bar

Looking for a place to grab a drink? The O Bar has you covered with their cocktail happy hour that’s available every Friday to Sunday from 4 to 6pm.

This unique venue overlooks a two-story Oceanarium filled with colorful Hawaiian reef fish.

This contemporary bar is filled with comfy oversized chairs that are perfect for pre-dinner hangouts.

With drink specials like $6 beers, $8 house wines, and $10 cocktails, you’re sure to find something that fits your taste buds!

O Bar Happy Hour Menu

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SWELL on Kalakaua Avenue is a great place to go for food and cocktail specials, offering a mouthwatering happy hour menu that’s available Monday to Thursday from 4 to 6pm.

The food is sourced from the surrounding regions and created in-house with a focus on sustainability.

How about some Kauai Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp, Oahu Kampachi Ceviche, or Maui Goat Cheese Samosas?

The drinks are just as mouthwatering with ‘$12 Alohilani Guava Mai Tai and $13 Pineapple-Azerac.

SWELL Happy Hour Menu

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11. Yard House

Located in Waikiki Beach Walk, this not-so-hidden gem offers mid-day happy hour specials Monday to Friday from 2 to 5:30pm and also late-night happy hour from Sunday to Wednesday (10:30pm to close).

Offering one of the best happy hours around, with half-price appetizers and $2-4 off drinks.

Their food menu features snack bites like Blackened Ahi Sashimi and Four Cheese Spinach Dip, along with savory pies like The Carnivore Pizza and BBQ Chicken Pizza – sure to satisfy your hunger!

Yard House Happy Hour Menu

12. Doraku Sushi

There’s a little sushi and Japanese restaurant in Waikiki that has quickly become one of the best spots for happy hour.

With great service and affordable prices, Doraku Sushi is the perfect place to try out some authentic Japanese cuisine.

Happy hour is daily from 4 to 6pm, where you can sip on $6 cocktails and $3-9 appetizers like Salmon Carpaccio, Deluxe Spicy Tuna Roll, and Chicken Yakitori with Scallions.

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13. Hideout at the Laylow

Looking for a new place to grab drinks and appetizers? Check out the rooftop bar at Hideout.

It is a cool, laid-back spot with a great happy hour menu where you can enjoy appetizers starting from $10 and drinks from $5 to $12.

If you’re looking for somewhere to relax, this is the perfect place to unwind and chill out with good company.

Hideout Happy Hour Menu

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14. Mahina & Suns

Located in the Surfjack Hotel, Mahina & Suns might just be your new favorite spot.

Happy hour stretches from noon to 10pm every day with $7 wine and cocktails, $4 beers, plus discounted appetizers like Kalua Pork Tacos or Taro Burgers for $14.

If you were looking to grab some Hawaiian grub within the heart of Waikiki, Mahina & Suns is the perfect place to do so.

Mahina & Suns Happy Hour Menu

15. Basalt

Serving delicious western and Hawaiian favorites, Basalt is the perfect place to grab a drink before heading out for the night.

Happy hour runs daily from 3 to 5pm, offering an eclectic selection of cocktails and beers to choose from, all of which are priced at $3-$7.

They have a tasty food menu with classics like Wagyu Burgers and Baja Fish Tacos, but also have some fun twists like Duck Empanadas and Adobo Chicken Wings.

Basalt Happy Hour Menu