Another night, another noodle bowl? Well, in Hawaii, eating noodles every evening for dinner doesn’t have to be boring as so many different varieties are available. From the popular ramen noodle soups to Singaporean rice noodles, pho, or pad Thai, the flavor options at these 8 noodle places will spice up your breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
JunPuu serves Japanese style ramen made from scratch. Broths are cooked for up to 16 hours to obtain a rich flavor and they also offer spicy broths. In addition to salads, pupus, and curry, the main menu feature is their 12 different varieties of ramen. Slurp up their garlic Tokyo tonkotsu ramen or spicy miso ramen, and control your own spice level with their different chili levels. Gluten free, vegan noodles are also available to substitute out their regular noodles.
Whether you visit for lunch or dinner, you can dine on deliciously noodly ramen served with bean sprouts, wakame, sesame seeds, green onion, ginger, and a soft boiled egg. A vegetarian ramen option is their Fungi Bowl, consisting of shiitake, porcini, and several other types of mushrooms in a vegetarian broth. Meat lovers should order the Belly Bowl, which is packed with pork belly, bacon, and sausage.
Start off your meal at Star Noodle with one of their homemade steamed pork buns with the restaurant’s own hoisin sauce before diving into one of their 11 noodle options. Stand out dishes include their Star udon, garlic noodles, and Singaporean noodles. Complete your meal with an imported Japanese beer such as Hitachino or Sapporo.
Wagaya is a simple, relaxed establishment that aims to make customers feel comfortable while slurping up their noodles, which are handcrafted using organic and locally sourced produce when possible. Twelve different ramen options are available on the menu at Wagaya including the cold Hiyashi Tan Tan Men, vegetarian ramen, and Hakata style Wagaya Ramen. The menu also features vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes and some dishes can be made gluten-free.
If you love noodle dishes but are looking for something other than ramen—although TK Noodle House also has ramen—then check out the menu here. Sautéed noodle dishes on the menu include pad Thai, chow fun, Singapore udon, crispy egg noodle, and more. Noodle soup lovers will find several options for pho, as well as udon soup and tom yum. The spiciness of the dishes can also be customized to your liking.
Tin Roof is a bright and airy family owned business that offers really affordable meals that definitely don’t skimp on flavor. Mains can be made with rice or garlic noodles, depending on your preference, and options include pork belly, garlic shrimp, and fried mochiko chicken. Other noodle dishes include the flavorful dry mein made with fresh noodles, spam, a fried egg, and veggies.
Another night, another noodle bowl? When craving authentic flavors from Vietnam, drive over to Ha Long Pho Noodle House for a steaming hot bowl of pho. The menu features 16 different pho options. And if that isn’t enough noodles, the menu also features seven vermicelli plates including lemon grass chicken vermicelli, bbq chicken vermicelli, and spring roll vermicelli.
Close your eyes and pretend as though you’ve been transported to Japan, which will be easy to do when you sip a bit of the tonkotsu broth used in some of the ramen dishes at Golden Pork. Three types of ramen are available on the menu here including the rich and flavorful black garlic, golden pork classic, and spicy red miso dragon.