Honolulu’s Top 5 Healthy, Organic Restaurants

Looking for a healthy restaurant in Honolulu? Enjoy our Top 5 picks for amazing, healthy, organic fare in one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

The Templeton Team vets the healthiest restaurants all across America according to our strict standards of ingredient, preparation and environmental guidelines so that you can be certain that the restaurant you choose will not defeat your healthy diet intentions.

We are happy to announce our Top 5 selections for healthy, organic restaurants in Honolulu, Hawaii:

Moku Kitchen

660 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
808-591-6658

Moku is the Hawaiian word for “island” and is a popular gathering spot where those seeking an authentic taste of Hawaii can unwind, relax, and swap stories with locals or other visitors and enjoy an amazing meal.

Entrees include Ribeye Steak Tacos (spice rubbed ribeye, ma’o farm radish, salsa fresca, cilantro crema, cotija cheese, corn tortillas), Ginger Glazed Roasted Duck (mole sauce, roasted butternut squash ravioli – available after 3PM local time), and Sauteed Ahi (day boat ahi tuna, jalapeño mashed potatoes, chili broccoli, soy sesame Maui onion sauce).

Peace Café

2239 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
808-951-7555

Featuring Japanese inspired cuisine, owner and culinary expert, Shota Terai, created the inspired menu.

A “must try,” Tempeh Katsu is served with their original katsu sauce, a blend of 27 kinds of vegetables and fruits, simmered for two days to perfection. Other favorites include the Peace Plate (Hummus, Yuzu carrot, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Bean sprouts, Avocado, Mixed green and House dressing), Yogini (Cucumber, Mixed green, Peanut kale, Seaweed, Black eyed peas, Clover sprouts, Tomatoes and House dressing), and Peace Sampler (Brown rice, Hijiki, Tofu scramble, Yuzu carrot, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Mung beans, Poke & nori flaks, Avocado, Mixed greens, Alfalfa sprouts, TVP, Sesame kale, and house dressing).

Mud Hen Water

3452 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96816
808-737-6000

Open for Brunch and Dinner, reservations are suggested. Dinner menu options include Koena Hummus & Naan (tomato, eggplant, radish, feta, inamona dukkah), Pohole (fern shoots – okra, yamaimo, sweet onion, nori, shiso), and Buttered Ulu (fermented black bean, sour orange, cilantro).

Desserts include Chocolate-Kiawe Bean Brownie (black sesame gelato, mac nut brittle), Miso-Butterscotch Rice Pudding with (ginger lace cookie), and Gelato/Sorbetto.

Da Cove Health Bar and Café

3045 Monsarrat Venue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
808-732-8744

Da Cove specializes in acai and fruit smoothies, healthy wraps, fresh sandwiches, and plates. With menu items like the Cove Bowl, Hawaiian Bowl, and Deep Blue Sea, what’s not to like?

For heartier selections, try the Seared Ahi Sandwich (tapenade, tomato jam on toasted baguette), Hot Pastrami (with melted Havarti, slaw), or the Hot Roast Beef French Dip (with melted Havarti).

Loving Hut

1614 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
808-373-6465

The Loving Hut serves 100% plant-based meals using only natural and healthy ingredients. Popular entrees include Island Jewel (sea nugget -- yam root, broccoli, carrots, onions, sauteed in brown sauce sesame seeds), Spicy Moiana (sea nugget -- yam root, red bell peppers, onions, pepper spices, green onions, mushroom seasoning, cabbage), and gluten-free Fabulous Pho (avory veggie broth, rice noodles, tofu, shitake mushrooms, mushroom boll, snow peas, snow fungus, basil, sprouts).

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

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