Dining at Aulani

At Aulani, you’ll find superb dining options using the finest local ingredients. Whether you want an elegant sit-down dinner, a satisfying mid-afternoon family snack, or a healthy in-room breakfast, we have fabulous fare for you.

Online dining reservations can be made 180 days in advance at the Makahiki Buffet and ‘Ama’Ama Beach Restaurant.

To make an online dining reservation, click here or contact Castle Dreams Travel


Makahiki Buffet

Breakfast – 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lunch – closed
Dinner – 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Main Building, Lower Level
Attire: Casual

Makahiki features elegant, jewel-toned murals created by local artists and glorious views of lush tropical foliage.

Discover Makahiki – The Bounty of the Islands, a buffet of fresh, flavorful foods including tastes from around the world served in a festive open-air dining room.

Dinner Buffet

The casual dinner buffet includes fresh local products and chef-inspired dishes. Options may include:

  • Sustainable seafood
  • Rotating carving stations
  • Asian-inspired entrees
  • Pasta with Portuguese sausage
  • Crisp salads made with local greens
  • Fresh island fruits
  • House-made desserts
  • Hawaiian inspired beverages

Character Breakfast

Hours:          Breakfast – 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday only

Join some of your favorite Disney Characters for “Aunty’s Breakfast Celebration at the Makahiki”.

Breakfast Buffet  – The buffet includes a selection of delicious choices like omelets, pancakes, waffles, French toast, island fruits, carving stations, traditional Asian offerings, house-baked pastries and daily specialties.

Disney Characters – Mickey Mouse and some of your other favorite Disney Characters are available for photos, fun interactions and a few very special surprises that your family will never forget!

The ‘Olelo Room

Hours:                   Continental Breakfast – 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Lounge – 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: Main Building, Lower Level
Attire: Casual

The lounge’s décor features wooden representations of common objects and labels that convey their Hawaiian names. The friendly bartenders are happy to help you refine your pronunciation of Hawaiian words. It’s your chance to work on properly pronouncing humuhumunukunukuapua’a!

Relax with a cocktail, munch on traditional Hawaiian appetizers or start your day with a continental breakfast at The ‘Olelo Room—a bar and lounge inspired by the Hawaiian language.

The daily cocktail service includes:

  • ‘IKE MUA: Discovery drink of the day
  • Tropical cocktails
  • Mojitos and margaritas
  • Classic cocktails reinvented
  • Fruit-infused sangria
  • Flights of Hawaiian beer or new-world wines

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcoholic beverages.

‘AMA ‘AMA Beach Restaurant

Hours:                   Breakfast – 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lunch – 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dinner – 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


  • Men – khakis, slacks, jeans, dress shorts, collared shirts and sport coats (optional)
  • Ladies – capri pants, skirts, dresses, jeans and dress shorts
  • Not Permitted – tank tops, swimwear, men’s hats, cut-off pants and torn clothing

Location: Main Building, Lower Level
Attire: Casual

The restaurant features an open-aired seating section with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. Gather your loved ones, dine on amazing food, enjoy a tropical sunset and watch as rolling waves crash against the shore.

The ‘AMA ‘AMA Beach Restaurant serves traditional and Hawaiian-inspired fare in a casual beachside environment.

  • Breakfast – Morning specialties including omelets, waffles, pancakes, grains and freshly made bakery items
  • Lunch – Hot and cold sandwiches, soups, salads and pasta
  • Dinner – Seasonal and sustainable seafood, steak, duck, pasta and vegetarian selections
  • Desserts – Delicious treats made in-house-every day

Quick Service Dining

For your meals and snacks on-the-go, grab salads, sandwiches, Hawaiian plated lunches, shaved ice, yogurt and more.

One Paddle, Two Paddle

Dine on freshly made sandwiches, tasty wraps and house-made desserts. A keiki (children’s) menu is available as well as a refillable mug station.

Lava Shack

Get a quick snack or try a Hawaiian plate lunch. Choose from entrees like cold fried chicken, cured meats, cheeses and chilled miso-glazed salmon. Lava Shack features a refillable mug station.

Papalua Shave Ice

Cool off poolside with fruity and refreshing shave ice. Choose from a variety of tropical flavors.

Rip Swirl

Chill out with a healthy treat: tangy yogurt with fresh fruit.


Off the Hook

Hours:                   11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight

An open-air, beachside lounge that resembles a fisherman’s seaside shack and serves a variety of favorite drinks and Hawaiian-inspired appetizers.   The drink menu features a variety of vacation favorites. Watch the surf crash into the shore as you sip a mai tai, piña colada, Blue Hawai’i, Long Island Ice Tea, signature cocktail, wine, sangria, margarita or a Hawaiian beer.  Guests must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcoholic beverages.


Decorated with cowry-shell lures, shark-tooth knives, fishhooks and fish-shaped ku’ulo stones once used as decoys, this relaxed beachside lounge resembles a Hawaiian fisherman’s seaside shack. Look for one of the extra special touches—a colorful school of fish swims above the bar!

In-Room Service

Private dining never tasted so good. Our outstanding in-room service offers a wide variety of options, day and night.