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53 By The Sea

February 23, 2014 , ,

Fancying Foie Gras

One of the best things about my job is the fact that I’m constantly exposed to a flood of good eats. From traditional American classics, such as burgers and hearty chili, to authentic Brazilian acai and an assortment of ethnic fare, I’m privileged to say I’ve had the opportunity to try it all. I’m pretty…

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February 2, 2014

53’s Bar Favorites Just Got Even Better

Upon your first step into 53 By The Sea, you know you’re in for something special. From the elegant dining area to the stunning oceanfront views, the fine-dining restaurant pulls you in immediately with its alluring ambiance. And you’ll be drawn even more to 53 By The Sea once you try the food, which assistant…

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July 28, 2013

53 By the Sea Creates Lasting Impression

Enter into a world of refined elegance at 53 By The Sea, a five-star dining establishment set to captivate its guests in all regards. Located on Ahui Street, where the former John Dominis once stood, the restaurant resembles a grandiose European mansion accented by Mediterranean and local flair. Once the grand double doors open, patrons…

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July 21, 2013

Oh, How Sweet It Is!

Amazing food and service paired with an outstanding view of the crashing waves along Waikiki Beach that are so iconic to Hawaii are a given at 53 By The Sea. The establishment has an array of seafood and tan-tantalizing delicacies that are sure to make your mouth water, and the desserts are no different. While…

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Silence the Clamoring for Clams

Growing up with a father who’s a New Jersey native, I’ve spent many summers and Christmases in the Garden State visiting family. My father also is Italian, so, of course, every get-together always revolves around food! It’s the best! My grandmother cooks up homemade spaghetti and meat-balls, and my uncle even puts bets on how…

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June 2, 2013

Sea of Flavors

The high-paced, eclectic vibe of Kakaako’s city life is silenced for a bit at 53 By The Sea, an avant-garde, five-star establishment, vast in its regal presence and decadent cuisine. Located on Ahui Street, where the former John Dominis Restaurant once stood, 53 By The Sea welcomes diners into the lap of luxury as they…

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April 28, 2013 ,

Bursting With Lemon Zing!

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade — and while you’re at it, how about some Honey Glazed Lemon Chicken, Lemon Crepes and Lemonade Crabcake? They will all put a little zing in your step! This week, Ono readers, it’s time to explore the culinary uses of lemon, a fruit from the evergreen tree. Best…

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March 3, 2013

Cheers to An Anticipated Bar Menu

53 By The Sea introduces a new bar menu today and celebrates with all-night T’s Lounge happy hour specials starting at 4 p.m. (March 3 only). There also will be live music by Starr Kalahiki and Kit Eberbach from 6 to 9 p.m. and the Mango Season from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Located at the…

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December 16, 2012

The Countdown is On at 53 By The Sea

53 By The Sea hosts a New Year’s Countdown Party on New Year’s Eve featuring island tapas-style fare, cocktails, live entertainment and a spectacular view of fireworks off Waikiki. New Year or not, dining at the new restaurant, located at 53 Ahui St. (site of the former John Dominis Restaurant), is sure to be an…

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September 23, 2012

Set Sail for 53 By The Sea

For those wondering what had become of the former John Dominis Restaurant in Kakaako, the answer can be found at 53 By The Sea. Following a multi million-dollar renovation, the new eatery at 53 Ahui St. features a picturesque setting that treat guests like royalty as they enter through ceiling-high double doors, walk by the…

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