Thanks for checking out this post on where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Honolulu. Our local alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can.
A list of the best liquor stores and wine shops in your area will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars near you, and a list of Honolulu wine bars will follow that up. And we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for the region with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to check out our post on Maui if you will also be heading that way.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Honolulu
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at any of these best liquor stores and wine shops in Honolulu:
- L & K Keg Liquors at 743 Waiakamilo Rd #a
- Rainbow Country Liquor at 3398 Waialae Ave
- Fujioka’s Wine Times at 2919 Kapiolani Blvd
- Vintage Wine Cellar at 1249 Wilder Ave B1
- Tamura’s Fine Wine at 3496 Waialae Ave
L & K Keg Liquors is a family-owned and operated liquor store known in the neighborhood for giving excellent customer service. They sell one of the most popular brands of kegs in the region and deliver them right to your door.
Founded in 1968 Vintage Wine Cellar brings you outstanding wines and spirits from across the world at competitive prices. They are one of the oldest merchants of quality wine and spirits in your area.
Whether you’re searching for a great pinot noir for your weekend BBQ or some of the best burgundies on the island Tamura’s Fine Wine has something for everyone. They boast one of the state’s biggest varieties of quality wines, liquors, and cigars at affordable prices.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Hana Koa Brewing at 962 Kawaiahao St
- Beer Lab HI at 1010 University Ave
- Honolulu Beerworks at 328 Cooke St
- Waikiki Brewing at 1945 Kalakaua Ave
- Broken Boundary Brewery at 740 Moowaa St #A
- Kona Brewing at 7192 Kalanianole Highway
- Aloha Beer at 700 Queen St
- Growler Hawaii at 449 Kapahulu Ave #105
- Inu Island Ales at 46-174 Kahuhipa St
Beer Lab HI is dedicated to producing small-batch outstanding beer near you through continuous innovation and experimentation to ensure that beer enthusiasts have a memorable experience on each visit. They make one-of-a-kind beers with distinctive malt bills, hop characteristics, and specialized additives.
Honolulu Beerworks concentrates on employing unique and regionally sourced ingredients in their brewing process as well as providing a comprehensive and experimental barrel-aging program. Their homemade brews and meals can be enjoyed in their outdoor beer gardens and communal bench seating with a pleasant environment.
The 20-barrel brewhouse and lofty ceilings have allowed Waikiki Brewing to more than triple its output and become one of the third-biggest craft beer producers in the region. It is a place where award-winning craft beers meet delectable dishes and good times.
Aloha Beer has an outside veranda where you can relax and breathe in the pure island air while sipping beers or seltzers. There is plenty of food, fresh Kona beer, and aloha spirit available for both dine-in and takeaway.
If you want to kick back, relax, and sip on hand-crafted beer prepared to perfection head to Growler Hawaii. Their bar has everything from premium craft beers, wines, hard cider, and delectable cocktails to exquisite cuisine with a superb ambiance.
Wine Bars In Honolulu
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
- Amuse Wine Bar at 1250 Kapiolani Blvd
- Island Vintage Wine Bar at 2301 Kalakaua Ave
- The Tchin Tchin Bar at 39 N Hotel St
- The Veranda at 5000 Kahala Ave
Explore an award-winning wine list featuring limited-edition and exotic varieties complemented with delicious fresh food in a welcoming atmosphere at Island Vintage Wine Bar. They present 40 different wines in cuvee dispensers and by the glass, bottle, or flight in addition to local craft beers, hard ciders, and sakes in a full bar.
The Tchin Tchin Bar is located in the Chinatown arts district that fosters relationships through friendly hospitality and the sharing of beverages and food in a pleasant environment. For every palate and occasion there is a large range of wines, creative cocktails, beers, and a menu of small dishes to savor while sipping.
The Veranda offers Hawaiian breezes and live music while you taste hors d’oeuvres accompanied by specialty drinks like wine, sake, and other alcoholic beverages in your area.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Honolulu can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Tikis Grill & Bar at 2570 Kalakaua Ave
- Basalt at 2255 Kūhiō Ave
- Moku Kitchen at 660 Ala Moana Blvd
For casual American and Pacific-Rim cuisine with tropical flavors and fresh vegetables go to Tikis Grill & Bar. They also have lanai seating with magnificent sunset views of Waikiki Beach and happy hours from 2pm to 5pm.
Basalt is an elegant yet casual restaurant that serves local cuisine ranging from comfort food favorites to fine dining options. They host some of the best happy hours in your area from 3pm to 5pm Monday through Friday.
You may experience the local, rich upcountry agriculture, the ranching history, and the metropolitan lifestyle of the downtown area at Moku Kitchen who has great happy hours on Friday from 2pm to 5:30pm.
You can read more of our posts on:
- Breweries & Vineyards In Los Angeles
- Breweries & Vineyards In San Francisco
- Breweries & Vineyards In Portland
- Breweries & Vineyards In Seattle
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Honolulu
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Honolulu.