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“Happy Hour pupus & mai tais & Maui Sunset”
Review of Japengo

Japengo
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Ranked #19 of 272 Restaurants in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$50
Cuisines: Sushi, Steakhouse
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Good for: View
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Kaanapali Parkway
Transit: Take the Maui Public Bus to Whaler's Village and then a short walk along the boardwalk, to the Hyatt Regency Maui.
Description: Japengo is sophisticated dining destination on Maui, featuring world-class steaks, seafood, and sushi. Japengo blends fresh locally-grown ingredients with the exotic flavors of the Pacific Rim. Enjoy indoor and outdoor patio seating, a chic sushi lounge, and an indoor/outdoor lounge area. Happy hour daily and live entertainment every night. Free parking is available.Japengo has earned numerous awards including the 2013 Gold 'Aipono Award for Best Pacific Rim Restaurant on Maui, and 2013 Silver 'Aipono Awards for Best Seafood and Best Asian Restaurant on Maui.Every 2nd and 4th Saturday, Chef Jay shares his secrets in Japengo's Saturday Sushi School, an hands-on culinary class in the Sushi Lounge.
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Very nice experience on two sunset visits during our stay at the Hyatt Regency Maui. This happy hour is frequented by a younger noisier crowd but we still enjoyed the overall experience. For more mature guests our first choice is easily the Happy Hour at Swan Court at the Hyatt Regency. Recommend the pupu platter and the original Trader Vics 1944 Mai Tai whilst enjoying a superb setting and view of the Maui sunset at Japengo.

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Thank jwwcpa
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

My family and I had a 5:30 reservation got but decided to sit in the lounge. No one came by to serve us for 15 minutes not even water or a "we will be right with you"
3 staff members walked passed yet nothing. Very disapointed! We finally got up and left. We have never been treated with such dismiss!

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Thank eatingout64
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Jessica K, Guest Relations Manager at Japengo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2013

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm so sorry our staff were unable to assist you sooner. Please be assured this is not a typical situation and we have addressed your concerns with our team. We are committed to providing excellent customer service and thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

Visited while staying at the Hyatt. Most "happy hour" specials on the island seem to have small servings of beer and half size servings of their appys for 1/2 price so ultimately not a great deal! Not the case here!! 9 ounce house wines and full pints of beer for only $4!! Also try the platter...best 20$ Ive spent on the island. We returned each night for happy hour and the amazing sunset!

Thank CalGrn
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

While staying at the under-construction Hyatt, we went for an evening drink at the bar. The music was gentle and the drinks (Pina Colada) were great. Downside, the drinks were kinda small and the service was grumpy....and the tab for two drinks was $23....for TWO drinks. OK, I get the high overhead and the generally exclusive nature of the place, but this is just gouging.

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Awesome. It was nice to have a great meal that wasn't covered in coconuts and macadamia nuts. Great sushi and fresh clams.
Definitely get the clam app. sooooo good.

Thank mona S
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