The Buffet At Hyatt Is Back In Waikiki

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I can’t believe I missed this by a couple of months but so it goes I guess, my recent review of the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach was mixed but missing a buffet option is just hard to swallow. The Buffet at Hyatt is back and I know for many of you it’s a good thing.

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Photo courtesy of Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach

The Hyatt Regency Waikiki just announced the reopening of its buffet for June 12th, inviting guests to indulge in a delightful dining experience while overlooking the picturesque Waikiki Beach. The buffet will feature a diverse selection of culinary creations, with a special emphasis on the flavors of Korean BBQ and banchan stations.

Situated on the third floor of the Diamond Head Tower, the open-air restaurant offers you stunning views of the beach as you savor the exquisite buffet offerings. Fresh seafood delights will also be available, complementing the flavorful Korean dishes. Whether you are a seafood enthusiast or Korean cuisine aficionado, the buffet promises to satisfy every palate.

Highlight List from the Menu:

Kalbi Short Ribs
Pork Belly
Ribeye Steak (Featured BBQ item of the month)
Grilled Kaua’i Shrimp
Grilled Hāmākua Ali’i Mushroom
Korean Chili & Soybean Paste Sauce
Sesame Oil, Salt & Pepper
Banchan Station (including Sukjunamul Beansprout Salad, Gamja Jorim Braised Potato Salad, Wonbok Kimchee, Japchae Korean Style Glass Noodles, Cucumber Kimchee, Soybeans Seasoned with Kiawe Salt, Spicy Soy Garlic Tofu, Waipoli Mix Greens)
Sushi Station (including Washugyu Beef Bulgogi Kimbap, Island Vegetable Kimbap, Fresh Island Sashimi)
Raw Bar Station (including Goose Point Oysters, Snow Crab Legs, Dungeness Crab Legs, Cocktail Shrimp, Assorted ‘Ahi Poke)
Hot Buffet Station (including Vegetable Bibimbap, Kimchee and Bacon Carbonara, Washugyu Beef Bulgogi, Korean Fried Chicken, Cheese Corn, Wok Vegetables with Miso, Roasted Hawaiian Kampachi, Citrus and Herbs Ponzu Sauce, Lechon Pork Belly, Finadene Sauce, Garlic Shrimp, Fried Mandu Korean Dumplings, Miyukguk Beef & Seaweed Soup, Miso Soup, Steamed Rice, Seasoned Seaweed, Furikake)
Dessert Station (including Green Tea Cheesecake, White Chocolate Sesame Bars, Fruit Tartlets, Crème Caramel, Tiramisu, Chocolate Fountain with strawberries, melon, bananas, sponge cake, brownies)
Interactive Soft Serve Ice Cream Sundae Experience (eight flavors with exciting and fun toppings)

I recently wrapped up a list of the best brunch buffets on Oahu so I guess I will need to head back out and review this one 🙂

The Hyatt Regency Waikiki has also arranged for live music and entertainment every night. You will be able to enjoy the soothing melodies and captivating performances while sipping on a cocktail. The combination of delectable food, breathtaking views, and live entertainment creates a vibrant and memorable atmosphere for just about anyone.

The buffet at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki’s open-air restaurant will be open daily for dinner, from 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Guests can plan their evening meals accordingly, knowing they have a wide variety of flavorful dishes and culinary delights to choose from. The live music and entertainment will take place from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, adding an extra touch of ambiance to the dining experience.


Brandon Hughes
Brandon Hughes
Aloha, as the founder and chief editor of Suites & Lobbies, I enjoy offering unique perspectives on hotel accommodations, airline services, dining experiences, and the evolving travel landscape of Hawai'i. Raised in the town of Ka'alaea on O'ahu, a native Hawaiian, and a lifelong learner. My extensive travels across Hawai'i ensure that readers receive accurate and up-to-date information, from emerging hotel projects to the latest in restaurant openings and travel-related concerns. My commitment is to provide unbiased, thorough insights stemming from first-hand knowledge of current affairs here in Hawai’i. I further showcase this on my YouTube channel, where I present detailed visual reviews and updates. Connect with me there or find me on LinkedIn engaging with industry peers and fostering meaningful discussions on Hawai'i travel. Youtube - LinkedIn -


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