Hawaii Wedding Receptions

Our recommended post-ceremony celebration locations.


Hawaii Wedding Reception Restaurants & Luaus 


Whether it be a romantic dinner for two, an authentic Hawaiian luau overlooking the ocean, or a private reception with your wedding party, we have contacts at top-rated restaurants and venues. Let them know Weddings of Hawaii sent you, as they provide our couples with excellent service for the big day!


Restaurant Recommendations

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort Wedding Table Green 01-1

Outrigger Properties

The Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort offers a beautiful oceanfront dinner option for your post-ceremony celebrations. 

Whether you have a large or small group, the Outrigger has options to meet your desires. 

Ali'i Deck | Ali'i Deck & Partial Pool Deck

Contact: Kia Miller | kia.miller@outrigger.com



Lunch or Dinner

Located on the first floor of the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Duke's is a favorite for many of our couples. Enjoy the fun island-vibe atmosphere, perfect for large or small groups looking for a casual Hawaiian-inspired dining experience. If you're looking to get right back into vacation mode, Duke's is a great option.

Direct contact: 808-922-2268 | banquets@dukeswaikiki.com


Chef Chai's

We're very excited to partner with local celebrity Chef Chai, and it's our top recommendation for an amazing reception dinner for larger groups and couples wanting a private dining experience. 

Contact Chef Chai's team directly: chefchai@outlook.com or 808-330-0279

(Please tell them you are getting married with Weddings of Hawaii).


Tommy Bahama's

Located in the heart of Waikiki, Tommy Bahama's is a farm-to-table restaurant offering a wide menu to please all tastes. Their open-air rooftop is popular and has sand, a fire pit, live music, and a view of Honolulu. Make a reservation on Open Table or contact them for event planning through their website or by phone.

Restaurant & Bar: 808-923-8785 


Hula Grill


Overlooking Waikiki Beach and with views of Diamond Head, Hula Grill specializes in locally-sourced seafood and produce, along with a selection of steak, chicken, and Hawaiian-inspired dishes. 

Located above Duke's at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Hula Grill is perfect for a semi-casual dinner with Hawaiian charm and intimacy.

Direct Contact: (808) 923-4852

The Signature Honolulu Steak and Lobster

The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood


The Signature Prime is on the 36th floor of the Ala Moana Hotel just outside of Waikiki. Known for their steak and seafood and their beautiful views of Waikiki and the Ala Moana area, The Signature is a fine-dining restaurant perfect for couples and groups.

Direct contact: (808) 949-3636


Michels at Colony Surf Food and Drink


Michel's at the Colony Surf Waikiki

Dinner Only

Located at the Colony Surf, not far from most Waikiki hotels, Michel's is situated on the beach not far from the water. Since 1962, Michel's has provided Honolulu with a French-inspired fine-dining experience.

Contact for private events and reservations: 808-923-6552



Hau Tree

Dinner & Brunch

For beachfront dining, Hau Tree is one of our favorites. The restaurant is located in the Kaimana Hotel and has recently gone through a full renovation and updated menu. It's a great spot for dinner, or you can head there for brunch after an early-morning ceremony. 

Reservations available through their website.

Direct contact: 808-921-7066 

Hawaiian Luaus

Ka Moana Luau 001

Ka Moana Luau

Open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays 

Conveniently located at Aloha Tower, about 20 minutes from Waikiki!

You'll be greeted with the warmest aloha and led on a Polynesian journey with unforgettable traditional dance, music, food, and activities. Their team will guide you along as you experience traditional cultural activities, including hula lessons, coconut-headband weaving, lei making, and more. The evening will conclude with a Hawaiian-inspired buffet and one of the most memorable shows you'll ever see.


Diamond Head Luau

Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.

Located at the Waikiki Aquarium, the Diamond Head Luau focuses on Hawaiian and Polynesian experiences and activities, great for families interested in Lei making, hula lessons, tattoos, ukelele lessons, and more.

You'll enjoy a farm-to-table buffet followed by traditional hula and fire performances.

Tickets also include admission to the Waikiki Aquarium. The location is a short ride from most Waikiki hotels, and it's even walkable from many.

2022 Awards