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Napua at Mauna Lani Beach Club

68-1292 S Kaniku Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Kamuela, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9729
+1 808-885-5910
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mud pie” (12 reviews)
“house salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
68-1292 S Kaniku Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Kamuela, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9729
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The glowing reviews of this place are baffling. Also, be warned that you cannot see the sunset from here. We were staying at a condo in Mauna Lani, and went to Napua based on the reviews here. While the service was excellent and friendly, the...More

Thank CARebekah
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ideal for an evening after snorkeling in the bay directly in front - unfortunately cannot see the sunset except in the summer as it points north.

Thank Explore796204
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 8 pm for dinner. Ambience was nice and relaxing and the restaurant wasn't too busy. Server was very friendly when interacting with us. However, it felt as though regular customers of the restaurant received far more attention when compared to us and several...More

2  Thank sharkbait_chris
Reviewed 1 week ago

we ate here with teens - they had easy beach fare (burger, hot dog) as well as nicer poke etc. good selection of drinks w and wout alcohol. Good wait staff.

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I grabbed lunch here yesterday when we were at the Mauna Lani Beach. This is a very nice open air restaurant with killer views! I had a snow cone martini ($14)which was average, I was hoping for great things but it kinda...More

Thank aberfitchgr534
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very casual. Swimsuits and flip-flops are the norm. The lunchtime crowd is happy families taking a break from the beach. Spectacular view of the water, with cool breezes and surprisingly interesting menu of beachside standards. Poke, fish tacos, bi bim bab were all great. The...More

Thank RPK16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal at Napua. The food is excellent and the staff is wonderful. It's in a beautiful setting, too. The poke was unbelievable!! I could have eaten it every day! You pay resort prices here, so it can be pretty expensive, but...More

Thank Kritter_foster
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have been coming to the Mauna Lani for 6 years and have eaten both lunch and dinner at Napua many times. When it came time to plan an 80th birthday dinner for my husband and10 guests we chose Napua, both for food and atmosphere....More

1  Thank pnr315
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner to celebrate a birthday. The service is friendly and the location is great with view over the ocean - ideal for sunsets. And the food was the best we had on the big island - fresh and perfectly prepared. We had...More

Thank VinayKMP
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Napau is a truly outstanding restaurant located in the Mauns Lani Beach Club... use your GPS… And drive through the gates of the club to find this outstanding restaurant with patio, bar, and beautiful ocean views… Fish, Lamb, steaks, and we feel the best mai...More

Thank CLEken
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3 April 2017|
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Response from aderidl | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Probably so, but you should just call them. They seem to be very accommodating. Napua is a low key, not fancy restaurant but it has a great view and well prepared food, and would be a great place to enjoy... More
22 January 2017|
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Response from Wanderlustamust | Reviewed this property |
Yes easy to get to and they have a parking lot right there with a small ramp. I'd say a few days to a week for prime dining ours to make a reservation. And equally priced to most of the other mid-high range restaurants in... More
Donna M
17 January 2017|
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Response from Swaffdog | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a circular bar and some small tables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68-1292 S Kaniku Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Kamuela, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9729
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-5910
  • E-mail
Like a delicious little secret, tucked away in a private ocean cove along the appetizing sands of Mauna Lani Resort is a Big Island restaurant called Napua, waiting for you to discover the foods of Hawai'i Island, shared with the kind of aloha that comes from those who know.
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