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Molokini Bar & Grille

5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
+1 808-875-5888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Sushi, Fusion, Hawaiian
5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here two nights during our stay, and it was excellent. Management and staff are eager to please. Friday night seafood and prime rib buffet is really a treat. Cocktails and tropical drinks at the bar are well chilled. Wait staff and bartenders have...More

Thank Daryl H
Reviewed 14 August 2015

BY FAR - This is absolutely one of the absolute BEST SUNDAY BRUNCH spots I've ever visited. Everything was fresh and exotic - not the same old 'norm' you expect from a buffet arrangement. The foods were chef inspired and delicioso!!! Would absolutely recommend EVERYONE...More

Thank Shelia8224
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Fantastic restaurant with amazing new specials everyday you can't go wrong. We stayed at the hotel and ate there a couple nights of our stay it was wonderful and fresh.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is a laid back restaurant with large windows running the whole length of the outside wall giving a great view of the sunset. We ate here 3 out of the 5 nights we stayed at the Makena Beach and Golf resort and enjoyed it...More

Thank MassCouple2
MakenaResortMaui, Manager at Molokini Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2015

Aloha, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant but am saddened to hear that you found the prices expensive. Our prices are comparable if not more of a value than other restaurants in the area. However, your concerns have been forwarded...More

Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

After our meal here, my husband was disappointed to learn that this was the only place that served dinner at the Makena Resort. The shrimp and penne dish I had was just okay and not worth the $26.00 price. While my husband enjoyed the ribs...More

Thank NJNanWeiner
MakenaResortMaui, Manager at Molokini Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2015

Aloha we are sorry to hear that your experience was not as you would have hoped, we are continually working to improve the guest experience at the restaurant and appreciate your feedback in this regard. Your review has been forwarded to our restaurant for further...More

Reviewed 6 July 2015

We arrived in Maui in the evening after a very long flight so when we arrived at the restaurant we were absolutely starving. The service was good and friendly and we both loved our meals, so much we decided to go back there 2 nights...More

Thank Elena312
MakenaResortMaui, Manager at Molokini Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2015

Aloha, we are sorry to hear about the inconsistency with your meals at our restaurant, your review has been forwarded to our culinary team for further review and action. Mahalo for the review.

Reviewed 17 June 2015

15% discount coupon and oysters on the half shell were the reason we chose to eat there.Everything on the buffet was really good and the desserts were just wonderful!Not so happy about being seated far from the buffet but walking burned off a couple of...More

1  Thank Karen G
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Very energetic pool waitstaff that cruised through often and served us right at our pool loungers. They really seemed to enjoy their jobs!

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Firstly let me say that the resort overall is very pleasant and well run. Molokini was our choice on our first evening in Makena. Starting with drinks in the attached cocktail bar - live music far too loud, service mediocre. Meal - again, mediocre service...More

Thank KatzFBA
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We were staying in the Makena beach hotel and decided to grab dinner on site one evening. The Molokini bar and grille had a nice atmosphere and friendly service, however, the food was an extreme disappointment and the prices were not a good value for...More

1  Thank Lydia M
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14 May 2015|
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Response from MakenaResortMaui | Property representative |
Aloha, thank you for your interest in our Friday Night Island Seafood Buffet, it cost $55 per adult and $30 for children ages 5-12. Kids under 5 are free. If you have any other questions or concerns please feel free to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 12:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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