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The Banyan Tree

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One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-9067 (Office Road)
(808) 665-7096
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17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Both food and service were excellent. Would definitely go again. Keep in mind Kapalua can be windy so ladies may want to take a light cover for the evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food and service here was so good we ate here twice! Dustin provided excellent service to our party of 6. The highlight was when the chef prepared the broth for the lobster dish at the table using a hot infusion siphon. Entertaining and delicious! Perfect!

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Columbus, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is over priced and low quality. We were rushed. Waitress hovered, as soon as appetizers were done main course arrived. All over in 30 minutes. Felt like I was at Macdonald's. bill was over $250 for 2 people and a 30 minute dinner. This is my second time at this restaurant and it is my last.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first course was a split of fresh oysters. Not only did they not taste fresh, they looked dried up and puny. Shame on them for even serving them. My husband and I both ordered the fish special - yellowfin. Again so horribly after the fresh date that one bite was enough to have us put down our forks. The... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to The Banyan Tree for many, many years. It generally scores a four or five if you're counting stars. If I were to write this review ten years ago, I would have scored it a five. Today, it's four-ish for a few reasons: (1) it's just too packed with tourists and hotel guests (and that's ok, after... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often stay at Ritz Carlton Hotels as I love their properties and the perfect service. Often, though, I find the restaurants to be a disappointment (an exception being the Ritz on M in DC). Sorry to say that The Banyan Tree falls into the disappointing category. Of course the physical space, decor and service are spectacular. That's a Ritz... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before keep reading you most have a reservation!!. And it is a dress code 😉 Well, We were recommend to have dinner at the Banyan, from our itinerary group from American Financial. That day obviously was busy day for them, cuz my husband has to go and grab salt from another table, his own drinks from the bar, even has... More 

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Long Island NY
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our lobster miso soup was interesting but very overpriced and gave me a stomachache afterwards. Not sure that the lobster was fully cooked.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place when we were at the Dragon's Teeth Access Trail parking. It's a short walk on a nice path towards the Ritz pool area. The fish tacos were made with locally caught mahi-mahi. They were the best we've had. Very professional service. Beautiful surroundings, definitely worth the trip.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

we had better experiences at the Banyan Tree previous years. we went there with the same excitement but unfortunately our experience was not the same. We ordered the catch of the day, e.g. we weren't told about the price of this dish (it's MP) and we didn't care, but when I asked to have some bread, I was told it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$55
Cuisine
Seafood, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-9067
    (Office Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kapalua
  • Phone Number: (808) 665-7096
Description
Embark on a culinary journey while taking in spectacular sunset views from this open air, ocean view restaurant and lounge. The Banyan Tree features farm-to-fork concepts highlighting locally sourced ingredients, including those from the hotel's abundant organic garden. Hawaii's freshest fish, meat and produce are prepared with simplicity for the perfect flavor balance. Innovative garden-to-glass cocktails are infused with fruits and herbs and served alongside Hawaiian-inspired share plates to create a culinary adventure that is as inspiring as it is memorable. Intimate yet inviting, The Banyan Tree is the ideal place to savor your first meal on Maui and your last.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?