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Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood

August 10, 2014

Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood

Take a closer look at this week’s house special: Double Combo with Furikake Ahi and Salmon with Dill Butter ($14.95) Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood offers quite a catch with its made-to-order, island-style plate lunches with a gourmet twist. Earlier this year, this former food truck relocated to a spot in Ala Moana Center’s Makai…

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Finger food from land and sea

Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood has moved from its popular Kapahulu food truck location to a spot in Ala Moana Center’s Makai Market Food Court. The fare remains delicious as ever, which has led to an increase in clientele. Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood features quality ingredients incorporated into made-to-order dishes. The seafood is utmost…

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Hooked on Fresh Seafood Delights

As Ala Moana Center’s newest Makai Food Court addition, Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood Market is no rookie in Oahu’s dining scene. With more than 10 wagons across the island and several successful locations in Japan, the family-run establishment has been serving up fresh seafood for more than seven years. Despite being new to the…

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Noodling Over Pasta Appeal

In the vast realm of food, few ingredients are as universally loved as pasta. I mean, who doesn’t love pasta? Even diners who may not be able to enjoy it for health reasons or prefer a low-carb diet still seek out a range of pasta alternatives, from rice noodles to spaghetti squash, in order to…

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September 22, 2013

Tipping the Scale in Favor of Food Trucks

Magdy Elzoheiry is the head chef with his hands at the wheel of Kapahulu’s beloved seafood truck, Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood. Blending Mediterranean flavors with local ingredients, his inspiration for his dishes comes from growing up in Alexandria, Egypt, at the shores of the Mediterranean. Longtime friend and business partner with Blue Water’s owner,…

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A Truckload of Blue Water Favorites

When asked to describe the type of food that Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood serves, co-owner Gilbert Sakaguchi II quickly sums it up in one word: Fresh. “It’s also simple and has more natural flavors,” he says. In order to ensure that the restaurant is getting the freshest fish available, Blue Water sends a fish…

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Satiate Your Surf ‘n’ Turf Cravings

There are two types of diners: Those who look at a menu and mentally calculate calories, and those like me, who look at a menu with unrestrained anticipation at the prospect of ordering anything and everything. Because really, at the end of the day, “Who’s counting?” Sometimes, these moments of pure indulgence are better left…

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Tempura With the Midas Touch

You know a chef is serious about presenting the best possible product when he forgoes chopsticks and uses his bare hands to drop his tempura into the hot oil. Yes, chef Yukio Kawahara of Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood, can put his fingers directly in hot oil. “Nobody believes me. It’s very dangerous and you…

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Reel in Freshness, Flavor for the Masses

With fresh ingredients and gourmet preparation techniques playing prominent roles in each dish, Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood continues to satisfy customers with a wide variety of delicious surf and turf options. Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood is conveniently located at the corner of Kapahulu and Kaimuki avenues, across the street from Crane Park and…

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Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood Company

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: VEGETARIAN OMELETTE ($8.95) Parked on the corner of Kapahulu and Kaimuki avenues is Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood Company, a food truck that pushes the boundaries when it comes to seafood. Known for its fresh fish and seafood plates at affordable prices, Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood…

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