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Molokini Bar & Grille

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5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
+1 808-875-5888
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 12:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch here 2 yrs ago and it was great. Last night we had a party of 4 and all 4 entries were bad. The Mahi mahi was so tiny and over cooked I sent it back. $34. I live in Hawaii and have had fish at dozens of restaurants. This was the smallest portion I have ever seen!... More 

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Cotati, California
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This restaurant has both the casual island atmosphere as well as the elegant dining. Happy hours deals good on the budget. Dinner entrees and appetizers are excellent, presentation and cooking is very high quality. Thoroughly enjoyed my Cilantro Macadamia crusted Mahi Mahi entrée; hubby loved his lobster salad (it's more lobster than salad) and shrimp appetizer. Happy hour drinks kinda... More 

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Las Vegas, Nv
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We have been coming here for the amazing Sunday Champagne brunch for several years. Alas, the hotel is closing July 1st and will be demolished to make way for luxurious condos for the ultra rich folks. The food, wait staff and ambiance are all top notch. We feel like family every time we eat here and will truly miss the... More 

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Washington Boro, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

The expense of the food is the only criticism of this restaurant. We ate here a few times, and had drinks another. Every dish we tried was well prepared and tasty. When I had a pork and noodle dish, the noodles were homemade and excellent. Sher had crab cakes and liked them. The vegetable sides were grilled, diverse, and served... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Great for lunch with wonderful recommendations for the wait staff. They were friendly and attentive, don't forget to get the bread pudding, its to die for!!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This was a very good meal. I greatly enjoyed my steak here. The bread was not very good however. Tasted much like the stuff out of the store. Still a good, albeit, expensive meal.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The Classic Three Cheese Macaroni Au Gratin was one of the best things we tried we also had the macadamia nut + Cilantro Crusted Mahi Mahi over red quinoa with asparagus which had amazing flavors. The Mahi Mahi fish tacos, & Hawaiian Pizza, and last we had grilled shrimp with Pineapple relish. Great food great restaurant!

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Tracy, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We went here for dinner one night and the service was great. Unfortunately, the food was only so-so. The lobster was overcooked and difficult to eat. However, the purple sweet potatoes were to die for. We came back almost everyday for the happy hour. Half price drinks and snacks with a beautiful ocean view. This was the highlight of the... More 

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Indio, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Had dinner here and the food was very good and the service was excellent. Great menu for everyone. The live guitar music was very good and relaxing. Full bar with selection of wines. Nice atmosphere. The desserts were very good. A good place to go if in the area. They do have a dress code of footwear and casual resort... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Located in the Makena Beach & Golf Resort, This restaurant has a seafood buffet every Friday's that we tried. We arrived just before sunset and viewed it, along with the islands of Ka'ho'olawe and Molokini. Their seafood buffet was pretty decent with crab legs/claws, shrimp, poke, raw oysters, sashimi (Marlin), different types of fish served different kinds of ways (baked,steamed,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Sushi, Fusion, Hawaiian
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 12:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-5888
Description
The Molokini Bar & Grille, located at Makena Beach & Golf Resort, is a premier dining experience offering inspired island cuisine at an unmatched value. Under the direction of Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lemeries, the menu takes a non-traditional approach to American comfort food, infusing fresh local ingredients, combining elements of Hawaii regional cuisine and presenting new taste profiles that will both surprise and satisfy. Selections include its popular Cilantro and Macadamia Nut Crusted MahiMahi or the famed Crispy Molokai Potato Wrapped Lobster Salad. Featuring nightly live entertainment, take advantage of the restaurant's happy hour specials, nightly special menus, like Lobster Fest on Tuesdays and Thursday, or famed Sunday Brunch.

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