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Choose your favorite menu item and we’ll tell you which filmed-in-Hawaii movie you should watch

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Great food is more than a meal; it’s a lifestyle! That’s how we can recommend which filmed-in-Hawaii movie you’ll love based on your favorite Top of Waikiki menu item. Take our quiz and find out!  


What is your favorite menu item?

asian fusion style Roasted Brussels Sprouts
baked alaska dessert top of waikiki
blue crab cakes
duck pizza
tempura burrata
warabi salad
over the top for two
surf & turf
paniolo ribeye
kurobuta pork chop
pan-seared ahi steak
molten chocolate butter cake
house-made fudge brownie sundae
top of waikiki's signature apple pie

Choose your favorite menu item and we’ll tell you which filmed-in-Hawaii movie you should watch

hawaii movie

You love our Roasted Brussels Sprouts for the drama of intense flavor our spicy soy garlic sauce adds to these perfectly roasted Brussels. Because you enjoy dramatic twists on your favorites, get reacquainted with your favorite state in Hawaii (1966).

This dramatic tale, based on James A. Michener’s best-selling novel, gives a twist to what you know about your favorite state. Hawaii tells the state’s history through the life of an American missionary and his wife – as one aims to convert, one seeks to understand. Get caught up in the drama of the bygone’s times of these beautiful islands.
Lilo & Stitch

lilo and stitch

You adore our Baked Alaska because it’s the perfect dessert to share with your loved ones! Since you love the good times with family and friends, you’ll love Lilo & Stitch (2002).

This animated adventure is all about the love of family: no matter how different yours may be. Fall in love with Lilo and her sister Nani, and fall on the floor laughing with silly Stitch, an escaped fugitive alien created to destroy. Gather the ohana for this feel-good movie.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall

forgetting sarah marshall

You love that our Blue Crab Cake satisfies you, even on your bluest days. Because you are all about a good pick-me-up, you’ll cry from laughing so hard with Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008).

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) is a hilariously crude rom com about Peter, who tries to solve his case of the blues on a Hawaiian vacation. Unfortunately for Peter, he can’t seem to escape his recent break-up with TV star Sarah Marshall. Fortunately for you, this story has a happy ending!
Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

raiders of the lost ark

You can’t get enough of the thrill of our Duck Pizza. It dares to amaze with sweet, spicy flavors, and crunchy, creamy texture differences… it’s all the adventure you love! Because you live for the thrill of it all, you can’t miss Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1891).

Get ready for a wild ride with archaeologist Indiana Jones, played by Harrison Ford. Beware of booby traps, snakes, and Nazis on the pursuit of the Holy Grail. Adventure is just beyond the last piece of pizza…! Map! Just beyond the last piece of the map!
Karate Kid II

karate kid

You love our Tempura Burrata for its perfectly balanced fusion of cultures. Because you appreciate the mastery in the blending cultures, you should watch The Karate Kid II (1986).

Daniel – a New Jersey boy from California, and Mr. Miyagi – his mentor, travel back to Miyagi’s childhood home in Okinawa. All about family, romance, and honor, this sequel to an action classic will keep you on your toes.
Soul Surfer

soul surfer

You love our Warabi Salad’s bursting flavors and slight, citrusy kick. Because you’re not afraid of a little bite, you should see Soul Surfer (2011), for quite literally, a big bite.

Strap in for the true story of champion surfer Bethany Hamilton following her infamous encounter with a 13-foot tiger shark. This biographical drama is bursting with inspiration about doing what it takes to do what you love.
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

mike and dave need wedding dates

You picked our Over the Top for Two because it’s larger-than-life! Because you’re all about having big attitude and better times, you need to see Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016).

Mike and Dave place an online ad to find perfect dates for their sister’s Hawaiian wedding, but end up with pretty disasters, instead. Laugh out loud with this adventurous comedy with more attitude than you bargained for!
Blue Crush

blue crush

You chose our Surf & Turf for its dramatic romance between land and sea. Because you love having the best of both worlds, you’ll love Blue Crush (2002).

Follow surfer girl Anne Marie as she takes on life with work, competitive surfing, and her best friends, plus a romance with a pro quarterback! She has to find balance to have the best of her two lives. This drama will have you torn, asking why it’s so hard to just have it all! Sheesh!
Blue Hawaii

blue hawaii movie

You love our Paniolo Ribeye because it’s a classic; and its taste is cowboy approved! Since you love some good ole southern charm, you’ll swoon for the King in Blue Hawaii (1961).

This musical comedy stars Elvis Presley as Chad Gates, heir to a Hawaiian pineapple fortune. Shake your hips to Chad’s ukulele playing and see why the girls go weak at the knees for his charm.
Jurassic Park

jurassic park

You chose our Kurobuta Pork Chop because it’s super meaty and crusted for that extra crunch. Because of your “go big or go home” attitude, you’ll do just fine with Jurassic Park (1993).

See where it all began and be thrilled by your favorite dinosaurs! Set during a preview tour of the ultimate theme park, a major power breakdown spells disaster for those inside. See if you’d survive the first run of the most infamous theme park on Earth.
North Shore

north shore movie

You picked our Pan-Seared Ahi Steak because it’s what the kamaaina (locals) love… with a twist. Because you appreciate local inspiration, you’ll want to watch North Shore (1987).

In this classic surfing movie, Rick Kane comes to Hawaii to try to surf the North Shore. He needs to understand local habits and customs to make it through big wave season. Discover what it means to be a “soul surfer” in this classic surfing movie.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle


You chose our Cioppino because it pulls the best flavors of each of its ingredients. Because you understand the importance of working together, you’ll pair perfectly with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).

Be ready for action and lots of adventure as four teenagers stuck in a magical video game need to work together to survive. There’re enough surprises to keep you guessing, and hilarious scenes to keep you laughing. Can you be your best self and do what it takes to win the game?
50 First Dates

50 first dates

You melt for our Molten Chocolate Butter Cake’s gooey chocolate ganache and light gelato. Because you fall for things that warm your heart, you’ll love 50 First Dates (2004).

This romantic comedy is just gooey enough to make you go, “Aww,” and light enough for more than a few laughs! Henry Roth finally finds love when he meets Lucy. Unfortunately, Lucy has short-term memory loss and forgets everything the next day. So, cozy up for a movie you’ll always remember!
The Descendants

the descendants

You love our House-made Chewy Fudge Brownie Sundae because it brings you back to your favorite childhood dessert. Because you long for the reconnection to a simpler time, you’ll need to see The Descendants (2011).

Matt King needs to find a way to reconnect with his two daughters, Alex and Scottie, after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident. There’s a sweet ending to this dramatic comedy, just like all of life’s simple joys.
Gidget Goes Hawaiian

gidget goes to hawaii

You admire our Top of Waikiki’s Signature Apple Pie because it’s the fun version of an American favorite. Because you love all-American sweetness, you’ll fall in love with Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961).

One of America’s favorite girls, Francie “Gidget” Lawrence, finds her next adventure in Hawaii. Sweet, and well, a bit flaky (just like our apple pie!), Gidget and Moondoggie find flings and lots of trouble in this classic feel-good comedy.

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