Duke’s Restaurant and Barefoot Bar / Canoe Club is a main attraction within the Outrigger Waikiki as an island dining and socializing delight. Facing world famous Waikiki Beach and draped in rich wood tones, accents and furnishings with international surf legend Duke Kahanamoku adorning the walls within frames, Duke’s exudes everything Hawaiian.
The restaurant is consistently busy so arrive on the verge of an appetite as opposed to having full on hunger pangs. You will most likely have a bit of a wait during prime dining hours but the atmosphere is so enticing that you wont mind loitering aimlessly to pass the time. Once seated you are treated to friendly service with Aloha smiles. Bring on the Tropical Drink Menu!
For a quick bite the Barefoot Bar menu’s prized possession includes our favorite Cajun Chicken Sandwich (not very Hawaiian, we know) – stuffed with one massive breast, thick slouched avocado, crisp bacon, Swiss cheese and served with a side of wedge fries – or the Chicken Katsu. For those in search of a full course meal we suggest the Crispy Coconut Crusted Black Tiger Shrimp for starters and try the authentic Kona Style Grilled Fillet (tenderloin rubbed with Kona coffee and sea salt) As an entree. There is no question as to the dessert and to order anything other than Kimo’s Hula Pie would render you oblivious to the whole experience.
Duke’s is wonderfully contemporary Hawaiian and our choice for Best Waikiki Dining Experience!