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Makana Terrace

5520 Ka Haku Road, St Regis Hotel, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
(808) 826-2746
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Ranked #6 of 19 restaurants in Princeville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Hawaiian, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Overlooking magical Hanalei Bay and Makana Mountain ( Bali Hai ), our main dining room is the perfect venue for sophisticated casual dining. Makana Terrace menu’s showcase the freshest Hawaiian grown produce flawlessly represented in the dishes prepared by Chef de Cuisine Antwon Brinson and his Culinary team. In addition we feature a vast selection Sushi, freshly prepared each evening by our skilled Sushi Chefs. Do not miss the Sunset from our outdoor seating overlooking Hanalei Bay! This will be one of the highlights of your Hawaiian journey...
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English first
San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The ambience and service here were spectacular I was very pleased with our server who did not rush us and coursed things out perfectly. The food was delicious. I especially enjoyed the lobster mashed potatoes. Look forward to dining here next time we stay at the St. Regis!

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Princeville, Hawaii
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We were taken by some friends who had been staying with us. The service is still not five star, but the food was better than previously and if you go early and watch the sunsets (around 7.00, now) it is quite mystical. Try the Monchon - my favorite.

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Moorpark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

This was by far the best brunch I have ever had bar none. Service was excellent. Everyone was friendly and more than helpful. Food was spectacular. Can't wait to come back. Nothing negative at all.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Excellent service, food, and ambience. Unfortunately people felt a need to bring their kids here. We were on our honeymoon and were shocked people with little kids were seated at the prime sunset view tables. Folks don't bring your kids to fine dining restaurants especially at romantic resorts! There are so many other places you could eat that your kids... More

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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Views are amazing. Service wonderful. Breathtaking is the only way to describe and that does not fully cover it.

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Tucson, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

There is nothing to dislike about Makana. Service, food, wine list, dessert was great. The views are breathtaking. Is it cheap? No, but we've spent more on a meal many times. If you only go out once in Princeville, go here!

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Piedmont, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Excellent breakfast food: my favorite is pancakes with coconut syrup, whip cream, toppings of chopped macadamia and coconut slivers - great if you want to increase your cholesterol count Views of Hanalei Bay and Bali Hai are unbeatable Great waiter - ask for Jimmy "Kimo"

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I wouldn't choose Makana Terrace if I were staying elsewhere, but for avoiding a night time drive in to Hanalei and for the fantastic view, this is a good choice. The sushi is very good, we had a fabulous server both nights (Flynn), and you can watch the sun set on the mountains across the bay. If you choose wisely... More

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Boulder, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

What a great meal, from the specialty cocktail to the bottle selected by the Sommelier all the way to every course we enjoyed! Best all around meal and service on Kauai. The waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the restaurant and Kauai. Definitely worth the price and the sunset was AMAZING.

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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

My wife and i wanted to enjoy a nice dinner out but was very dissapointed for a varity of reasons; first we wanted to sit with a view of the bay but was told those seats were not available, so instead we were seated next to the drink stand. After we noticed there were at least 3 tables with 4... More

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