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Get Off the Beaten Path and Discover New and Exciting Foods.

Local Food Tours of Hawaii offers unique inexpensive walking food and cultural tours that focus on non-touristy neighborhoods around Waikiki. Our three hour food tours are designed for people of all age groups and activity levels who are interested in trying foods that are unique to Hawaii.

Experience Historic Honolulu's Historic Chinatown and Try New and Exotic Foods

Oahu's Chinatown is a wonderful mix of historic buildings, small eateries, local artisan shops, and a dynamic art scene. This neighborhood is quickly becoming ground zero for all things food related. Along the way you will get to taste:


  - Malasadas and Kona Coffee

   - Char Siu and Roast Pork

  - Dim Sum

  - Manapua

  - Bubble Tea

  - Exotic Seasonal Fruits

  - Traditional Asian Street Foods

  - Sausages from different cultures

  - Tasty Asian desserts


Highlights of our tours

  • Dim Sum tastingSample Chinatown one dish at a time.
    We believe that the best way to experience a culture is by tasting its cuisine. By sampling tasting sized portions of authentic dishes, our tour lets you enjoy the many different food offerings of Chinatown, there aren't any luaus here. Whether you prefer the familiar or something more exotic, you’ll find it all right here. Put Chinatown on your things to do in Hawaii list, it makes the perfect addition to your planned activities in Hawaii.
  • Kona Coffee TastingTake a stroll and discover Chinatown’s unique treasures.
    Slow down and walk through a wondrous maze of colorful eateries, galleries, Asian markets and shops in historic Chinatown. This isn't the typical tourist attraction. Explore the rich sights and sounds while learning about one of Honolulu’s most dynamic cultural areas. It’s the new stomping ground for Korean, Vietnamese and Southeast Asian immigrants. Like the Chinese before them, they are carving out their own niche and creating a robust melting pot of eateries, markets, and shops.
  • Hawaii CultureVisit artisan shops and see how hand crafted products still play a roll in everyday life.
    On the tour, we frequent many local businesses that sell hand-made products. These aren’t your typical tourist attractions. They are independently owned mom and pop stores that are happy to show you why their hand made products are still important to daily life in Hawaii. From specialty jams to leis and Hawaiian quilts, these crafts will not only bring some flair to your trip, they have a unique history all their own. We have high hopes that you’ll want to tell your friends back home about this unique activity.

Just relax and take it all in.

Tour Information & Tickets

Advance purchase required
Tours often sell out in advance


Check availability & buy tickets:
Chinatown Food & Cultural Tour

Or to buy by phone, call Zerve at
(800) 979-3370

* Slow Time of the Year Discount*

If you book a tour in June receive a 15% discount by using the discount code "funtime12" during your checkout. The tour can be taken during any time in the next year.

Military Personnel and family always get 15% discount please use the discount code:

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Food Tours of Hawaii