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Dean’s Drive Inn

October 7, 2012

Doing It Veggie Style at Dean’s

The Windward town of Kaneohe is known for its popular Chinese restaurants as well as its many places to grab a plate lunch. But we all know that the typical plate lunch consists of meat, rice, mac or potato salad and maybe a green salad, which leaves much to be desired for those who choose…

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September 9, 2012

Dean’s Delights Diners in Kaneohe

When Dean Mishima had the opportunity to open a restaurant in his home-town of Kaneohe, the culinary craftsman wasn’t sure how the community would receive his cooking style. However, more than six years after Dean’s Drive Inn opened its doors, customers still flock to the eatery, some even coming from as far away as the…

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August 5, 2012

Hooked on Dean’s

As a food enthusiast, the only question I have about Dean’s Drive Inn is, why didn’t I know about this place for the last six years? It has the best in fresh, local-style plate lunch with a gourmet touch. Just recently, I joined the throngs of diners ready to get their lunch on at this…

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July 1, 2012

Digging into Dean’s

Stop by Dean’s Drive Inn during lunch, and you’ll most likely see a line going out the door, which is a good indication of what you can expect at this popular Kaneohe eatery. And don’t worry, the line moves fast, and the food is oh, so worth waiting for. As a Windward resident myself, I’ve…

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