Best ribs in O‘ahu

Check out the top ribs in O‘ahu, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Haleiwa Joe's Seafood and Grill
1. Haleiwa Joe's Seafood and Grill
host-0host-1host-2
57 local reviews
46-336 Haiku Rd, Kaneohe
Closed · Opens Tuesday 4:30 PM
+1 808-247-6671
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Pete
I enjoy most of their food here, especially their coconut shrimp, kalbi, pork sliders, & fries with a…
Shauna
This restaurant is on the finer side, with stunning beauty, if you get there before dark, and amazing food!…
Erin
Sundays brunches here are an institution here in Hawaii. Known for excellent prime rib and fish dinners (get…
1. Haleiwa Joe's Seafood and Grill
1. Haleiwa Joe's Seafood and Grill
host-0host-1host-2
57 local reviews
46-336 Haiku Rd, Kaneohe
Closed · Opens Tuesday 4:30 PM
+1 808-247-6671
Pete
Pete
I enjoy most of their food here, especially their coconut shrimp, kalbi, pork sliders, & fries with a delicious piña colada & can't wait to…
Shauna
Shauna
This restaurant is on the finer side, with stunning beauty, if you get there before dark, and amazing food! Prime rib is huge and delicious…
Erin
Erin
Sundays brunches here are an institution here in Hawaii. Known for excellent prime rib and fish dinners (get there early to ensure…
2. Helena's Hawaiian Food
2. Helena's Hawaiian Food
host-0host-1host-2
46 local reviews
1240 N School St, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 808-845-8044
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tracy
A James Beard award winner, this hole-in-the wall serves up some of the best authentic Hawaiian food on the…
Shane
One of the best Hawaiian food places on the island. The pipikaula short ribs and fried butter fish are a must…
Ari
Recommend for out of ordinary foodies: Fried butter fish with stew gravy, Luoa Squid, Pepe Calo Ribs.
2. Helena's Hawaiian Food
2. Helena's Hawaiian Food
host-0host-1host-2
46 local reviews
1240 N School St, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 808-845-8044
Tracy
Tracy
A James Beard award winner, this hole-in-the wall serves up some of the best authentic Hawaiian food on the island. Pro Tip: I'm a…
Shane
Shane
One of the best Hawaiian food places on the island. The pipikaula short ribs and fried butter fish are a must here! Keep in mind this place…
Ari
Ari
Recommend for out of ordinary foodies: Fried butter fish with stew gravy, Luoa Squid, Pepe Calo Ribs.
3. Haleiwa Joe's
3. Haleiwa Joe's
host-0host-1host-2
91 local reviews
66-011 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:30 AM
+1 808-637-8005
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Stacey
Haleiwa Joe's offers excellent food and has a Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4:30-6:30 with discounted…
Carina
Best Local Atmosphere, Great Food, and Friendly Service! -yummy fresh local fish and a monster of a prime rib…
April
Five star food, casual dress code. I recommend the local rock shrimp and prime rib. The prime rib is huge and…
3. Haleiwa Joe's
3. Haleiwa Joe's
host-0host-1host-2
91 local reviews
66-011 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:30 AM
+1 808-637-8005
Stacey
Stacey
Haleiwa Joe's offers excellent food and has a Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4:30-6:30 with discounted drinks and appetizers. Try…
Carina
Carina
Best Local Atmosphere, Great Food, and Friendly Service! -yummy fresh local fish and a monster of a prime rib (sells out fast so ask…
April
April
Five star food, casual dress code. I recommend the local rock shrimp and prime rib. The prime rib is huge and can easily be shared.
4. Lei Lei's Bar & Grill
4. Lei Lei's Bar & Grill
host-0host-1host-2
53 local reviews
57-049 Kuilima Dr, Kahuku
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
+1 808-293-2662
RestaurantBarFood
Clark
Great all around restaurant at Turtle Bay Resort on the golf course. They have everything from fish to pasta…
Brienn
By far one of my favorite restaurants on the Northshore. I like the seafood cobb, double cut pork chop, or the…
Michelle
Located in Turtle Bay Resort with great views of Golf Course. Food is delicious. We love the crab dip, Ribs…
4. Lei Lei's Bar & Grill
4. Lei Lei's Bar & Grill
host-0host-1host-2
53 local reviews
57-049 Kuilima Dr, Kahuku
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
+1 808-293-2662
Clark
Clark
Great all around restaurant at Turtle Bay Resort on the golf course. They have everything from fish to pasta to steaks and prime ribs. …
Brienn
Brienn
By far one of my favorite restaurants on the Northshore. I like the seafood cobb, double cut pork chop, or the ahi steak. Prime rib is great…
Michelle
Michelle
Located in Turtle Bay Resort with great views of Golf Course. Food is delicious. We love the crab dip, Ribs and Ahi plates.
5. Tony Roma's
5. Tony Roma's
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
1972 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 808-942-2121
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Theresa
Want a nice rack of ribs or a good steak? Across the street about a 5 minute walk away is Tony Roma's. Great…
June
I only eat BBQ ribs from Tony Roma's which is down the street from the condo. They have all kinds of BBQ foods…
Phil
Long-running, family-friendly steakhouse chain known for its ribs, onion loaf & Romarita drinks
5. Tony Roma's
5. Tony Roma's
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
1972 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 808-942-2121
Theresa
Theresa
Want a nice rack of ribs or a good steak? Across the street about a 5 minute walk away is Tony Roma's. Great food and atmosphere, and…
June
June
I only eat BBQ ribs from Tony Roma's which is down the street from the condo. They have all kinds of BBQ foods here, and it's delicious!
Phil
Phil
Long-running, family-friendly steakhouse chain known for its ribs, onion loaf & Romarita drinks
6. Ray's Cafe
6. Ray's Cafe
host-0host-1
4 local reviews
2033 North King Street, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:30 AM
+1 808-841-2771
CafeBarRestaurant
Joe
Best take out food on island get Prime Rib and Lobster for a reasonable price! Don't miss it!
Nicole
Prime Rib right down the street from our place
6. Ray's Cafe
6. Ray's Cafe
host-0host-1
4 local reviews
2033 North King Street, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:30 AM
+1 808-841-2771
Joe
Joe
Best take out food on island get Prime Rib and Lobster for a reasonable price! Don't miss it!
Nicole
Nicole
Prime Rib right down the street from our place
7. Papa Ole's Kitchen
7. Papa Ole's Kitchen
host-0host-1
58 local reviews
54-316 Kamehameha Hwy, Hauula
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
+1 808-293-2292
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Stephanie & Angel
Great local food and is perfect for breakfast. Just 2 minutes from the house (5 if you walk) try the…
Trish
Some people say they have the best kalbi ribs on the island!
7. Papa Ole's Kitchen
7. Papa Ole's Kitchen
host-0host-1
58 local reviews
54-316 Kamehameha Hwy, Hauula
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
+1 808-293-2292
Stephanie & Angel
Stephanie & Angel
Great local food and is perfect for breakfast. Just 2 minutes from the house (5 if you walk) try the loco-moco, the garlic chicken plate,…
Trish
Trish
Some people say they have the best kalbi ribs on the island!
8. Moena Cafe
8. Moena Cafe
host-0host-1
11 local reviews
7192 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM
+1 808-888-7716
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Saori
Moena Cafe is one of our favorite cafe and they have a good short rib loco moco. So ono!!
Charles
Really good breakfast spot. Try the Short Rib Loco Moco, pancakes. There can be a line.
8. Moena Cafe
8. Moena Cafe
host-0host-1
11 local reviews
7192 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM
+1 808-888-7716
Saori
Saori
Moena Cafe is one of our favorite cafe and they have a good short rib loco moco. So ono!!
Charles
Charles
Really good breakfast spot. Try the Short Rib Loco Moco, pancakes. There can be a line.
9. Formaggio Grill
9. Formaggio Grill
host-0host-1
22 local reviews
305 Hahani St, Kailua
Closed · Opens Tuesday 5:00 PM
+1 808-263-2633
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Pete
Excellent but pricey food; many drink selections. Has great live music on the weekends. Eclectic fare from…
Lanikai Estate
Eclectic fare from pasta & short ribs to fish tacos, plus 50+ wines by the glass in a buzzy space.
9. Formaggio Grill
9. Formaggio Grill
host-0host-1
22 local reviews
305 Hahani St, Kailua
Closed · Opens Tuesday 5:00 PM
+1 808-263-2633
Pete
Pete
Excellent but pricey food; many drink selections. Has great live music on the weekends. Eclectic fare from pasta & short ribs to fish…
Lanikai Estate
Lanikai Estate
Eclectic fare from pasta & short ribs to fish tacos, plus 50+ wines by the glass in a buzzy space.
10. Pinky's Pupu Bar & Grill
10. Pinky's Pupu Bar & Grill
host-0
7 local reviews
970 North Kalaheo Avenue, Kailua
+1 808-254-6255
BarRestaurantFood
Kelly
Good ribs, and only a 5 minute walk
10. Pinky's Pupu Bar & Grill
10. Pinky's Pupu Bar & Grill
host-0
7 local reviews
970 North Kalaheo Avenue, Kailua
+1 808-254-6255
Kelly
Kelly
Good ribs, and only a 5 minute walk
11. Zippy's Kaneohe
11. Zippy's Kaneohe
host-0
4 local reviews
46-038 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe
+1 808-233-2700
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Diana
If you like soup, you have to try authentic Saiemen, it's so good! I get the katsu-chicken curry, but they…
11. Zippy's Kaneohe
11. Zippy's Kaneohe
host-0
4 local reviews
46-038 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe
+1 808-233-2700
Diana
Diana
If you like soup, you have to try authentic Saiemen, it's so good! I get the katsu-chicken curry, but they offer regular beef as well. Or…