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Hawaiian Inspired Cuisine from Top La Jolla Restauarnts

Although La Jolla isn't the Big Island, there are many local restaurants that highlight the best of island cuisine. Influenced by preparations from across the Pacific Rim including Japan, the Philippines, Korea, and Thailand, these restaurants will awaken your pallet, offering flavors that aren't traditionally seen in Southern California.

If you're in search of Hawaiian cuisine in La Jolla, consider going to Aloha Sushi Lounge. The bright and airy indoor dining area welcomes diners to come in, sit down, and enjoy a relaxing meal. The extensive menu features a variety of traditional sushi rolls, sashimi and hand rolls, while also highlighting traditional plates influenced by other Hawaiian, Japanese and Thai flavors. From pupu starters and seafood salads to classic favorites including the loco moco, kalua pig, chicken katsu curry, and kalbi ribs, your Hawaiian cravings are sure to be satisfied with a trip to Aloha Sushi Lounge. For a true Hawaiian experience, be sure to ask about outdoor seating in the restaurant's private cabanas. With the sun setting as you savor your meal, you'll feel as if you were sitting on the beaches of Hawaii.

Another, and one of the most popular Hawaiian restaurants in La Jolla, is Roy Yamaguchi's Pacific Rim Cuisine. This first class restaurant has recently undergone a transformation and now aim to offer nothing less than an exciting and modern dining experience. Owner Roy Yamaguchi set out to create a menu that perfectly blends Pacific Island freshness and Pan-Asian culinary influences. Fresh premium seafood and local produce paired with diverse flavors creates an assortment of Hawaiian inspired dishes that never disappoint. Unsure of what to order? Signature dishes including lobster potstickers, misoyaki butterfish and Roy's melting hot chocolate souffle.

If you're looking for a true ocean experience, these Hawaiian Restaurants sure won't disappoint. So catch the surf and head on over and take a trip back to the big island!


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