About Us

old-zippys-mccullyWelcome to the web site of Hawaii’s “Restaurant of Choice.” When people think of Hawaii and food, Zippy’s Restaurants comes to mind instantly! Check us out every week to get the latest information on what’s new at Zippy’s.

For those of you who don’t know much about us…

We will be celebrating our 49th birthday on October 17th.

Along with our fast food counter and restaurants, there is also Napoleon’s Bakery, Osaka Okazuya, The Sushi Bar at Zippy’s Pearl City and Kahala Sushi at Zippy’s Kahala.

Our signature product is our Original Recipe Chili. We sell over 110 tons of it every month through our stores, fund raising activities, and in retail markets.

Our Story

Francis and Charles Higa founded Zippy’s Restaurants on October 17, 1966. With their perseverance and vision, what started out as one restaurant on King Street has grown to 22 locations all over Oahu, one on the neighbor Islands of Maui and Hawaii.

View Our Timeline
Zippy’s Restaurants has also grown to include other operations such as Napoleon’s Bakery, Osaka Okazuya, Kahala Sushi at Zippy’s Kahala, and the Sushi Bar at Zippy’s Pearl City.

If there is one thing you must try at Zippy’s Restaurants, it’s our Original Recipe Chili. Served since 1966, it’s our signature product! Over 110 tons of our chili is sold every month through our locations, through fund-raising activities, and in retail markets in Hawaii and beyond. Other favorites include our popular golden fried chicken, our famous Zip Pac®, oxtail soup, saimin, and much more. And since most of these items are available 24 hours at most of our locations, any time is a good time to enjoy Hawaii’s favorite foods!

In following the legacies of our founders, Zippy’s Restaurants is committed to being the best neighborhood restaurant in Hawaii, where your favorite local foods are prepared, served and appreciated so much that you leave with fond memories. We are committed to creating your favorite meals served with genuine care in a safe, healthful and friendly atmosphere that you can enjoy.