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Oahu Restaurants | Elena’s

Elena’s is an Oahu Restaurant that is popular with both locals and visitors. This Restaurant on Oahu offers delicious Filipino food at great prices.

94-866 Moloalo Street Waipahu, HI 96797

Cuisine: Filipino
Price: $
Reservations: Not taken
Daily – 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

When you’re visiting Oahu on a budget, you need to find Oahu Restaurants that offer great food at a great price. Elena’s is one of the can’t-miss, budget-friendly Restaurants on Oahu.

About Elena’s:
Elena’s has been serving delicious Filipino food since 1974. This Oahu Restaurant is known for creating original dishes that you won’t find anywhere else. Popular with both locals and visitors, Elena’s is a staple on the Island of Oahu. 

Fans of the show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives may recognize Elena’s from an episode in which host Guy Fieri gushed over Elena’s Lechon Special. The spiky-haired foodie wanted more of this popular menu item, and it continues to be one of the Restaurants best sellers.

Other popular items on this Oahu Restaurant’s menu are the Pork Adobe Fried Rice Omelette, Shrimp Sarciado, Pork Gisantes, Fried Pork, and Squid Guisado. The Sari Sari is one example of the original dishes created by the Restaurant’s founder. This soup features tomatoes, squash, eggplant, and onions simmered with shrimp and crispy pork belly.

Elena’s has won many awards over the years including several first place awards in the Honolulu Advertiser’s Best of the Best Awards, Honolulu Magazine’s Hale’aina Award, and Star Advertiser’s Ilima Awards. Even if you have to go a bit out of your way to try this Restaurant on Oahu, it’s totally worth it, and you’ll know that’s true after just one bite.

This is Oahu, so of course Elena’s offers plate lunches. Each comes with 2 scoops of rice and your choice of one to four items from the ala carte menu. This option is popular with locals and provides a very filling lunch for just a few dollars.

There are many Oahu Restaurants that seem to be part of the landscape. Elena’s is one of them. Plan on enjoying a meal here during your next visit to Oahu.