What are the most popular delivery foods in Hawaii?
Are you curious to know what your neighbors in Honolulu, Kailua, Kaneohe and Kapolei, Hawaii, order for delivery? We’ve done the research and gathered the top 10 most popular delivery foods in your area—so now you know!
Local residents like a wide variety of cuisines, but a variety of salads top the charts, as does BBQ chicken. We hope these top 10 most popular menu items serve as inspiration for your next delivery order. What are you in the mood for? Let us bring it to you.
BBQ Chicken Salad
Whether you get your BBQ chicken salad from California Pizza Kitchen, Yellow Cab Pizza Co. or Yard House, all the delicious ingredients remain the same: BBQ chicken, lettuce, beans, corn, onions, cilantro, tomatoes, cheese, tortilla strips and ranch dressing! Get your salad fix now with delivery.
With dozens of restaurants available for burger delivery, the choice is yours! But Hawaiians tend to stick to the traditional when it comes to the classic American hamburger. If you’re looking for a highly rated restaurant, go with the Big Island Grass Fed Flame Broiled Burger from Highway Inn, the Classic Burger from Big City Diner or a Big Burger from Teddy’s Bigger Burgers.
Garlic Cream Fettuccine
California Pizza Kitchen offers several specialty pizzas, sandwiches and pastas, but their Garlic Cream Fettuccine is a hit with those in Hawaii. And it’s easy to see why with fettuccine noodles smothered in a garlic Parmesan cream sauce and topped with fresh Italian parsley and the option to add grilled chicken or shrimp for extra protein.
From carnitas to beef and carne asada Alejandros Mexican Food offers all your favorite authentic tacos for delivery. You’ll also find a variety of nachos, burritos and quesadillas! If you’re looking to change things up with grilled fish or BBQ pork, Maui Tacos is the way to go. If you’re looking to go custom, build your own at Taco Del Mar.
Crispy Chicken Sandwich & Tenders
Chicken tenders, as well as the crispy chicken sandwich, made the list of most popular foods in Hawaii. Which is no surprise since they’re enjoyed by kids and adults alike. For crispy chicken tenders with pommes frites or a crispy chicken sandwich made with honey-glazed chicken, buttermilk coleslaw, pickles and spicy aioli on organic baguette, look to La Tour Cafe.
For a five-piece lettuce wrap with stir-fried minced chicken, chives, mushrooms and chestnuts served on fresh crispy lettuce leaves and a side of dipping sauce, check out the famous Little Village Noodle House. Or opt for P.F. Chang’s signature appetizer—Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps—with wok-seared chicken, mushrooms, green onions, water chestnuts and crispy rice sticks.
For a killer Cobb salad, Kakaako Kitchen offers the KK Cobb Salad with grilled, diced chicken and mixed veggies, tomatoes, olives, bacon bits, hard boiled eggs and avocado on a bed of nalo greens topped with a sprinkle of bleu cheese and served with basil bleu cheese vinaigrette dressing.
BBQ Chicken Pizza
For a Hawaiian twist on a chicken classic, hit up Brick Oven Pizza for the Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Pizza with homemade BBQ sauce, mozzarella cheese, chicken, pineapple, white onion and garnished with green onion. For a traditional take, the BBQ Chicken Pizza from Boston’s Pizza dishes out white meat chicken, red onions and BBQ sauce.
If you’re in the mood for pad thai, get it delivered from Thai Issan Cuisine with rice noodles, bean sprouts, spicy sauce and your choice of chicken, shrimp, beef, tofu or pork. Closer to Kaneohe? Check out the menu at Chao Phya Thai for your fried noodle dish of choice—from pad thai to spicy noodles and cashew nut noodles.
Ono Thai in Ewa Beach offers a yellow curry with your choice of meat, potatoes, carrots and Maui sweet onions simmered in yellow curry paste and coconut milk. The menu at Phuket Thai in Honolulu has chicken, beef, shrimp, scallop, seafood and tofu yellow curries, all with potatoes, carrots, round onions, coconut milk and Thai spices.
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