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May 14, 2017

Story By: Caitlin Basilio |

Prime Rib for Two ($47). File photo

If traditional comfort foods with local flair are what your heart desires, then head over to New Eagle Cafe. This classic restaurant is located in Nimitz Center, conveniently situated along Nimitz Highway. The establishment is home to all your favorite dishes, as the menu boasts more than 100 items, ranging from spaghetti to various teishoku sets.

New Eagle Cafe first opened in the 1950s and has been proudly serving generations of Hawaii’s families ever since. As for visitors, the restaurant has offered a tasty getaway from the bustle of Waikiki.

From the minute diners walk in, they feel comfortable and at home — with big-booth seating, dim lighting and good old-fashioned local food. The restaurant proudly offers a mix of American, Japanese and Korean cuisine, along with lots of seafood options.

For more information about New Eagle Cafe’s daily specials and menu items, call 545-2233 or 545-1136, or visit neweaglecafehawaii.com.


Arriving with an appetite is essential at New Eagle Cafe, where generous portions are served up daily. One of the restaurant’s most hefty offerings is Prime Rib for Two, priced at $47. You and a loved one can sink your teeth into this seasoned and slow-roasted slab of tender beef, paired with a side of au jus and your choice of starch and steamed vegetables. According to owner Tae Im, this dish is very popular because of its flavor, which is the result of two hours of slow roasting.

He adds that the prime rib is high-quality meat — never frozen — making it extra juicy and tender.

New Eagle Cafe

1130 N. Nimitz Hwy., Ste. A-100
545-2233 or 545-1136
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.

Honolulu, HI 96817

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