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All 9 Ka'anapali Restaurants

Hula Grill Kaanapali

2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg P1, (on Kaanapali Beach at Whalers Village), Ka'anapali, Maui, HI 96761-1980
+1 808-667-6636
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Ranked #2 of 9 Restaurants in Ka'anapali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $34
Sun - Sat 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Hawaiian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hwy 30
Transit: Maui bus stops right in front Whalers Village every hour!
Description: On the water's edge on Kaanapali Beach, Hula Grill offers a stunning view of the Pacific and of the islands of Lanai and Molokai that has to be seen to be believed. From this distinctly Hawaiian vantage point, you are invited to join us as we celebrate the hospitality, culture and cuisine of the islands. Dinner is served in our open-air dining room where you can relax in the ambiance of a plantation era beach house while enjoying renown chef Peter Merriman's Hawaii regional seafood that isn't only a favorite of vacationers, but locals, too. Hawaiian fresh fish and locally grown produce are combined to create amazing menu offerings that are as colorful as they are flavorful. Fiery sunsets are served up daily along with live Hawaiian entertainment. Our Barefoot Bar offers a more casual menu serving both lunch and dinner under authentic thatch roof umbrellas and a sand floor where you can sink your toes in. The Barefoot Bar is seated on a walk-in basis only.
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Pacifica, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Food quality and presentation were below average. Soggy salad, uninspiring seasoning etc. Consider limiting the menu and provide higher quality food. Bartender (lady) was very nice.

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Maui, Hawaii
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is a cute, thatch roofed, outdoor, beach view resturant. Love this resturant right on the Kanappali beach front, even is equipped with a sandy floor!!! Really makes you feel like you're in Hawaii. Good cocktails, appetizers, food and wait staff. All I can say is "Hula Pie, Hula Pie, Hula Pie!!"

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed Hula Grill so much that we went back twice during our 10 day trip! The food is pricey, but so good! The ahi tuna appetizer is a must! Lots of variety for everyone, even the kids.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Come every year for their excellent service and food. Always love the lunch box bread with the most mouth watering dips. I eat so much i don't need much else. The fresh fish is always great. Save room for desert. The hula pie or the pineapple upside down cake are fantastic and shareable. You won't go wrong with anything on... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

First off, the aloha hour is amazing!!! Great price on drinks!!! Love the locally sourced food!!! Surfing goat cheese pizza is amazing!!! Macadamia crab wontons are Delish!! The view can't be beat!!! The half sand dining room is so clever, it's like you are on the beach!!! Staff is friendly and knowledgable! Great place!!!

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We were in Maui for 4 nights. We had dinner at the Hula Grill three of the four nights! Great food, ambiance and service. We at at the kitchen bar two of the nights and it was great to watch the food preparation! We highly recommend the Hula Grill. Although this is a chain, the head chef treats the food... More 

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Top Contributor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Located on the beach, beautiful views. Great service, food was good not exceptional but delicious. Do not take lunch reservation but a better deal than dinner after dark.

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San Francisco, Ca.
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed everything about this place. The atmosphere the food the service all excellent. Have been back twice and will go again before leaving Maui. Dining while seated in the sand with the sounds of the ocean near by can not go wrong with this choice.

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Los Angeles, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We had lunch here and it was nothing special. Yes, you are near the beach, but isn't most of Maui? Food was ok, service was average. Seems like a place that people go because of location, not because of the food.

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Long Beach, California
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46 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We went just because it was convenient, but lunch was excellent. Nice outdoor shady dinining area right infront of the beach. Only draw back...they pack you in tight. Not really a place for a private conversation, but you might make new friends with the folks dining at the next table.

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Additional Information about Hula Grill Kaanapali

Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg P1, (on Kaanapali Beach at Whalers Village), Ka'anapali, Maui, HI 96761-1980
Phone Number: +1 808-667-6636
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Ka'anapali
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:45 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 34
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Hawaiian

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