Our Disney Aulani Food Guide
Disney Aulani Food Guide.
The Disney Aulani is a gorgeous resort located only a forty minute drive from the famous Waikiki beach on Hawaii’s island of Oahu. It is a resort that has everything, a beautiful beach, a kids club, photography courses, a spa, pools, waterslides, a Lu’au, even a Rainbow reef where you can snorkel in a 3800 square foot saltwater private lagoon.
With so much on offer, there is little reason to leave the resort. So with that in mind, we have put together our Disney Aulani food guide for eating at the Disney Aulani resort.
1 – Character dining.
If you are interested in Character Dining at Disney Aulani resort you have two options, Breakfast (Daily) or Dinner (Selected nights) at the Makahiki restaurant. The Makahiki restaurant is a buffet style restaurant. It is a casual family-friendly restaurant that serves a great variety of food.
2 – Table service
With one of the best vistas on the island, Ama’Ama is an elegant oceanfront restaurant that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whilst it is a more formal dining option at the resort, it is still children friendly with a great Keiki (Children’s menu).
3 – Lounges and Bars
There are three Lounges / Bars at Disney Aulani resort.
Off the Hook a poolside lounge that serves food (11 am – 9 pm) and drinks (10 am-9:30 pm)
This has a Keiki menu (food and Juice) available in the outside tables and chairs, and around the pool. As well as a very basic menu of salads, fried food, and Entrees.
The Olelo Room whether you want to sit out under the stars, or indoors the Olelo room allows you to learn about the Hawaiian language, listen to Live entertainment and enjoy a bite to eat. Open from 5 pm – 11 pm.
Wailana Pool Bar, located in the Adult only pool area. Has a full bar, as well as the same poolside Dining menu that is available at Off the Hook.
4 – Meals on the Go.
Grab one of these meals on the go take it up to your room, lounge by the pool, the beach or maybe sit and watch the fish swim by at Rainbow Reef.
The Ulu Cafe.
The Ulu cafe is a great place to grab some pastries, hot meals, drinks, ice creams, cakes, and other grab it and go options. Breakfast is served from 6:30 am – 11 am and includes all your favourites like eggs, bacon, croissants, fresh fruit. It also has an all-day menu from 11 am – 8:30 pm
It is a great place to grab a drink with the refillable mug that allows you to have unlimited sodas, tea, coffee and cocoa during your stay at Disney Aulani Resort.
They also serve pizza nightly from 5 pm to 8:30 pm
Mama’s Snack Stop
Another great place to grab a drink with your refillable mug
Has Hotdogs, salads, wraps, and other sweets.
Open 11 am – 5 pm
Papalua Shave Ice
One of the busiest shops in Disney Aulani resort is the Papalua Shave ice. You can buy a traditional shave ice, or shaped like Mickey’s ears, or even add condensed milk for extra sweetness.
Open 11 am – 5 pm
Little Opihi’s – Beachside Kiosk
Whilst you are sitting at Ko Olina beach enjoying the sunshine hop across to Little Opihi’s – Beachside Kiosk to grab a Mickey shaped pretzel, Dole Whip, cold drink, light meals or bag of crisps.
Stop in to get a refill from the mug station between 10 am – 5 pm. The Lava shack is a great place to grab crisps, ice creams, and corn chips.
Kalepa’s store in the main lobby has a limited amount of groceries, including bread, milk, some fruit and vegetables, some frozen food, ie lasagne, chips etc. You can purchase cold drinks, limited alcohol and snack foods.
5 – Room Service.
Between the hours of 6 am – 11 pm, you can order from the room service menu. These include breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts and snacks.
5 – Special Gifts.
Celebrate birthdays and anniversaries with a special range of cakes, platters and other special treats. Available to order through room service. You need to order 24 – 48 hours in advance depending on the order.
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