Best of Oahu Eats: Rainbow Drive-In

Rainbow Drive-In (Cheap Eats, Lunch/Dinner, Honolulu)

A quick, cheap, casual dinner turned out to be pretty tasty at this drive-in. The loco-moco is a keystone in Hawaiian cuisine. It’s not exactly my type of dish, so I was happy when Jeff decided to try it out. It consists of a burger, fried egg, and gravy over white rice. IMG_2391He plowed it down. I got a mahi mahi sandwich (less than $5), a delicate fried little thing with some lettuce that went down the hatch fast. IMG_2392The food was comforting and served up quick after a short wait on line. Parking is easy here and there is a great retro sign lighting up the night. IMG_2393Connected to the restaurant is a real little gift shop with some eclectic items. My Mom loves this violet gum and I saw the brand carried a guava version as well, so I picked up a pack for her to test out. Score! Definitely a real affordable and yummy quick spot to get dinner or lunch right in the city.

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