Downbeat Diner & Lounge

Downtown Honolulu

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In a Nutshell

  • Wide variety of vegan options
  • Breakfast all day
  • Open late every night
  • Full bar of brews & spirits

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 3, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Dine-in and carryout only. No cash value. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A diner's oversized booths and oversized pies have long been a beacon of hope for teens dumped after prom and frowny clowns looking for new novelty-sized props. Take refuge in the crispy crust of an old-fashioned eatery with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of burgers, fries, shakes, and more at Downbeat Diner & Lounge, located in Chinatown.

Created by local indie rocker Josh86 and his business partner, Serena Hashimoto, as a comfy, stylish diner to lounge about, the Downbeat Diner & Lounge attracts famished lunch munchers and night owls with a vegan-friendly menu of American classics. Patrons can sprawl out in the funky-patterned booths before downing the American burger, which is topped with cheddar and doused in house sauce ($7.50). Those who wake up late can still snack on the breakfast menu all day, filling bellies with the Loco Moco, a gravy- and egg-slathered burger or veggie patty ($7). Like the vegetarian superheroes of the 1930s, every menu item has its vegan foil—even dairified desserts such as the milkshake ($5) and meaty meals such as the bacon, lettuce, avocado, and tomato sandwich ($7.50).

Since Downbeat is open until 3 a.m. (4 a.m. on weekends), 15th-century explorers out late after having discovered Mexico can swing by for a basket of apple fritters, served with caramel for dipping ($5). Thirsty guests can also pull up to the counter and grab a drink, as the diner boasts a full bar of beers and spirits.

Reviews

Downbeat Diner & Lounge has been spotlighted in the Kapio Newspress, Honolulu Weekly, Nonstop Honolulu, and the The Hawaii Independent. More than 20 Yelpers give Downbeat Diner & Lounge an average of four stars.

  • Downbeat offers breakfast all day and night, and an assortment of hand-made desserts to make any sweet tooth swoon. – Jamie Winpenny, The Hawaii Independent
  • The seats are all booths, except for the bar, and the back cushions were screen printed in a retro floral wallpaper pattern with the portraits of famous actors, artist and musicians. – Mai Oseto, Kapio Newspress
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    Downtown Honolulu

    42 N Hotel St.

    Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

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