Start off your meal with King Crab & lobster tacos. Photo by Thomas Obungen.

Guide to Restaurant Week 2017 at the International Market Place

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10 restaurants. 10 days.  A smorgasbord of dining options.

Whether it's a three-course meal, specialty dishes or seasonal desserts, the restaurants at the International Market Place are pulling out all the stops during Restaurant Week Hawaii 2017, taking place Nov. 10-19.

Here's the low-down on Restaurant Week-only specials you can find at the participating IMP eateries:

Baku
2330 Kalakaua Ave, 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
923-5689
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/baku
Open daily: lunch, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Happy Hour, 2-5 p.m.; dinner, 5-10 p.m.; late night, 10 p.m.-midnight

 

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Baku is offering a four-course dinner menu for $40. Start off with a superb chef selection of sushi, sashimi and maki rolls. Then, enjoy the Baku Salad, a refreshing mixture of Big Island lettuce, umeboshi dressing and candied pecans. Ginger garlic duck breast with smoked dates and nuts is the main course, and top off your meal with the chef’s selection of dessert.

Eating House 1849 by Chef Roy Yamaguchi
2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
924-1849
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/eatinghouse-imp
Open daily, lunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; dinner 5-10 p.m.

Eating House 1849’s International Market Place location is offering a three-course menu for $48. Begin with a grilled romaine caesar, and choose from Eating House paella, garlic soy grilled chicken and wafu style glazed beef short rib for your entree. Enjoy the famous Roy’s chocolate souffle for dessert.

Flour & Barley
2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
892-2993
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/flourandbarley
Open daily, Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Kalua pork pizza is one of several pizzas available on Flour & Barley’s Restaurant Week menu. Photo by Rebecca Pang.

For a $35 flat rate, indulge in Flour & Barley’s Prix Fixe menu. Choose from tomato caprese, arugula & kale salad, or meatballs to start. Then, select from a mouthwatering assortment of entrees, including pizzas (margherita, calabrese, kalua pork or genovese) and pasta (shrimp & penne all vodka). Complete your meal with a shared dessert – either chocolate mousse or cannolis. A wine or beer pairing is also available for $20/person.

Goma Tei
2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
664-0363
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/gomatei-imp
Open daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

For Restaurant Week, the Seafood fried rice gets an upgrade. Photo by Melissa Chang.

During Restaurant Week, the ramen restaurant is offering Japanese-style seafood fried rice, which is served with ban ban ji chicken, tonkatsu and a soft-poached egg for $16.95.

Herringbone
2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
797-2435
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/herringbone
Open daily: Dinner, Sunday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-11 p.m.; Weekend Brunch, Friday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Oyster Hour, Daily, 4-6 p.m.

The Buffalo octopus is a crowd favorite, and one of the first-course selections. Photo by Thomas Obungen.

Herringbone’s three-course menu ($60) pays homage to its chef “fish meats field” culinary concept. For the first course, choose from buffalo octopus (a crowd favorite or California avo toast. The second course features your choice of the daily catch, and top off your meal with your choice of three assorted ice cream or sorbet flavors (vanilla bean, kona coffee, banana-lilikoi, strawberry, lilikoi or coconut).

Kona Grill Waikiki
2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
756-9591
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/konagrill
Daily, Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 a.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Kona Grill’s featured Restaurant Week menu features a plethora of appetizers, entrees and sweets for $30. Choose one of three available appetizers — Chicken & shrimp lettuce wraps, oriental salad or Picasso roll — as well as one of three entrees, including Macadamia nut chicken, Kona Churrasco and lemon-garlic shrimp penne. Top your meal off with a choice between a decadent fudge brownie or passion fruit creme brûlée for dessert.

STRIPSTEAK Waikiki by Chef Michael Mina
2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
800-3094
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/stripsteak
Open daily, 5-10 p.m.

Start off your meal with King Crab & lobster tacos. Photo by Thomas Obungen.

Michael Mina’s STRIPSTEAK is offering two menus this year for Restaurant Week. The $65 Restaurant Week menu features your choice of B-L-T wedge or King Crab & lobster tacos for the first course; a 6 oz. USDA Prime Angus filet mignon or 6 oz. blackened Ora King Salmon for the second course; and an indulgent devil’s food cake for dessert. The $85 Restaurant Week Premium menu includes a first course (Makimono rolls, Michael’s ahi tuna tartare, lobster tacos and blistered shishito peppers); an entree (USDA prime rib eye & King Crab Oscar) and miso-broiled diver scallop; and dessert (devil’s food cake). Optional wine pairing for both menus ($30 and $35, respectively) are also available.

Yauatcha
2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor Grand Lanai
739-9318
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/yauatcha
Open daily, Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Known for its authentic dim sum with a contemporary influence, Yauatcha offers some of its most popular items ($58/person) on its Restaurant Week menu. Featured items include hot and sour soup with chicken; baked venison puff; Har gau; XO scallop dumpling; pork and prawn shui mai; Kona kampachi with homemade soy sauce; Jasmine tea smoked pork ribs; stir-fry Hawaiian baby pak choi with garlic; egg and scallion fried rice; and chef’s choice of dessert. You also have a choice of lychee martini or Cha tai.

Kona Coffee Purveyors
2330 Kalakaua Ave., Kuhio Mall Entrance (1st Floor)
450-2364
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/konacoffeepurveyors
Daily, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Kona Coffee Purveyors offers fun twists on B. Patisserie’s famous Kouign Amann in the form of sundaes. Three different sundaes — complete with Fior de Latte gelato — will be available: Pumpkin (pumpkin pie-filled Kouign Amann), Neapolitan (classic Kouign Amann) and Strawberry Guava (strawberry and guava-filled Kouign Amann).

The Street: A Michael Mina Social House
2330 Kalakaua Ave., Street Level
377-4402
http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com/restaurant/the-street
Open daily, 7 a.m.-midnight

The Street features different Restaurant Week specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For breakfast, choose any standard acai bowl or breakfast sandwich and a cup of freshly brewed drip coffee for La Mill for $12. Chef Michael Mina’s Little Lafa features any lafa combo plate for $15 during lunch. Finally, for dinner, Ayesha Curry’s International Smoke is featuring  a combo (one protein, two sides, fountain soda, a side of rice and banana and chocolate pudding dessert) for $17.99.

For a full line-up of restaurants and what they’ll be offering, visit http://www.restaurantweekhawaii.com. A portion of the proceeds from Restaurant Week Hawaii will go to support the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head.