Breakers Restaurant & Bar is a family owned dining establishment that officially opened their doors in 2003 and has been a staple on North Shore of Oahu for the past fifteen years. Started by Barbara Weatherley, her brother Michael Doughty, and son Benji, Breakers remains to be the only restaurant in Haleiwa where friends and family can gather and watch live sporting events such as NFL, MLB, and WSL contests in a casual dining atmosphere.
Inspired by the rich surfing culture that surrounds the family, Breakers honors the many aquatic athletes whom have contributed to its’ success by adorning the walls with surf memorabilia from all over the world. Each piece with with a unique place in surfing’s history and a story that can live on forever. For over 25 years, owner Benji Weatherley has been a key figure in the surf industry as a professional athlete, personality, and brand ambassador for some of the largest action sports companies in the world including Billabong, Channel Island Surfboards, Burton Snowboards, Gotcha, Dragon Sunglasses, and many more.
Staying true to its’ local roots, Breakers proudly serves Hawaiian dishes during breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Whether its’ a Loco Moco, garlic shrimp plate, poke, or Kalua pork, Breakers offers a variety of traditional comfort foods in addition to American staples such as burgers, flatbreads, and hearty salads. Not only does the restaurant provide a place where people can enjoy watching surfing and football at the same time, but the business takes pride in supporting local farmers, fishermen, and vendors. “We are diligently working towards sourcing the best ingredients the Hawaiian Islands have to offer and this process will continue to evolve over time as our customers and community demand for more conscious menu options,” says Benji.
Part of the charm that is the essence of Breakers is that we welcome all walks of life. We proudly open our doors to travelers, tourists, bohemians, gypsies, outcasts, surfers, skateboarders, counterculture, US Military personnel, rebels, families, children, artists, celebrities, and anyone who is simply hungry and would like to sit back and relax and watch some entertainment! We take pride in all of the different qualities that make our customers and staff unique. You will never feel out of place at Breakers, as we are your home away from home in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.