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La Mer

4.6 (272) $$$$ $$$$ French


Summary: Sophisticated French dining with ocean view.

La Mer offers an exquisite dining experience with a focus on Provence-style French cuisine, expertly blended with fresh local ingredients. As Honolulu's premier French restaurant, it boasts a stunning oceanfront location inside the Halekulani hotel. The open-air dining room provides panoramic views of the sunset and the surf, creating a romantic and luxurious atmosphere. Dress code for gentlemen includes dress shirts and closed shoes, and there are age restrictions for children under 12. For those looking to start the evening with a drink, the hotel's Lewers Lounge and L'Aperitif offer a variety of signature cocktails and live jazz music. With its Neoclassic French menu, La Mer is renowned for dishes like the Hawaiian rouget with fennel puree and crustacean Nantua sauce, and divine desserts such as the Hawaiian vanilla soufflé. Private dining options are available for special occasions, with rooms like Salon La Mer and Salon du Vin adding an extra touch of exclusivity. The elegance of La Mer, from its fresh floral displays to the meticulously arranged tables, is complemented by impeccable service, making it an unmatched dining destination for a memorable evening.


5 Diamonds
5 Stars
La Liste
Score 82.5 / 100 2023
Ranked # 862 in the World 2023
Best Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.A.
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James Beard
Outstanding Service - Semifinalist 2010
Outstanding Service - Semifinalist 2009


2199 Kālia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815

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