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Harbor Restaurant At Pier 38

Showing off flavors from brasa ovens

As executive chef for one of Honolulu’s most exciting young restaurants, Rob McDaniel’s work-day at Harbor Restaurant averages 10-12 hours. But the energetic chef says it isn’t a problem. “I don’t mind the hours at all,” he says, as he surveys the gleaming kitchen at the Pier 38 eatery. “I come to work and I…

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Seaside Eatery Reels You In

As Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38 celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, executive chef Rob McDaniel says that things at the ocean-side eatery are on the up and up. In its short time since opening, Harbor Restaurant has become a popular place to celebrate special occasions, gather for happy hour or simply indulge in the…

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Going All Out With Surf And Turf

Many of us try to stick to health-conscious diets in general, making an effort to eat well throughout the week, but on those special occasions when we get to go out for a nice meal, let’s face it — nobody wants to be stuck ordering from the salad section of the menu alone. Dining out…

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‘Pier’ Into A Fresh Take On Steak, Seafood

For Rob McDaniel, executive chef at Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38, cooking is an art form. “I don’t paint or draw, but I can channel my creativity through food,” says McDaniel, who has spent the last four decades learning and refining his culinary craftsmanship. Situated amid the bustling Pier 38 off Nimitz Highway, Harbor Restaurant…

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February 12, 2017

Falling in love with soon-to-debut dishes

Did you make Valentine’s Day plans yet? If not, Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38 will save the day. The eatery offers an impeccable menu, great views and reasonable prices, making it the perfect spot to celebrate love. Harbor Restaurant also does not charge a corkage fee, so diners are welcome to bring a bottle of…

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Going Green in 2017

With the new year already off to a great start, many of us are on a mission to make healthy dining choices in 2017. Whatever your motivation for this may be — whether it’s shedding some excess holiday weight or simply leading a healthy lifestyle overall — there’s no harm in filling your opu with…

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December 4, 2016

Cruise on over to the pier’s newest eatery

Set sail to Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38, the newest eatery located off of Nimitz Highway. Adding some diversity to the famed Pier known for seafood restaurants such as Nico’s Pier 38 and Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill, Harbor Restaurant is situated right above Nico’s. Although Harbor Restaurant just opened this past May, it is…

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October 30, 2016

Harbor Restaurant At Pier 38

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Seafood Paella ($30) Pier 38 off Nimitz Highway offers a plethora of good eats, specifically of the seafood variety, with well-noted restaurants such as Nico’s Pier 38 and Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill serving up fresh ocean dishes in a lively environment. With an abundance of local…

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