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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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Ranked #21 of 42 Restaurants in Wailea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $40
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Asian fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
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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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Okay okay, I know. Buffet and spectacular doesn't usually get used in the same sentence. First, This is not a vegas buffet. There isn't 75000 menu items. There are about 100. Eggs, pancakes, salad, cheeses, Asian delights, sushi and desert. I would return 1-2 times a month if I lived here. Ps: the service was also amazing. Water glasses ALWAYS... More

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Kirkland, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Great portions and great at sunset. The food was well prepared and very tasty. Really good drinks as well.

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Vancouver, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

i was incredibly surprised by the quality of the food at the brunch buffet. The selection is incredible, from roast beef to fresh sushi, from omelette station to dim sum and more. Everything is perfectly prepared and presented. The service is quite attentive and friendly. I recommend to make a reservation because it can get pretty packed. I will go... More

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Santa Clara, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The selection of items is neverending. Desserts are heavenly. And the view of the ocean makes it all worthwhile to spend the 40 bucks here.

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notts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Food was okay, just not great and very expensive for what it is. Much better choices for food up the road.

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massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Food was fair the night we were there and mohitos were not good, but I saw they had a buffet and checked it out. It was stunningly beautiful. Wish I had been hungrier. Waiter was great

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San Diego
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Service was great, nice ambiance with music. Food was crazy good, presentation was amazing.....take a photo or eat comes to mind. Would we comeback, yes tonight if we were not leaving in the morning. Wish we would have discovered earlier on our stay.

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Maui, Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had an opportunity to attend the Sunday Brunch. Compared to other brunches where food quality is lacking due to the volume that needs to be prepared, the Sunday Brunch at the Molokini Bar & Grille hits high marks in both quality and quantity. Well worth it!

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Atascocita, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The food and atmosphere were wonderful. The service left room for improvement. There was not a lot of people in at the time of our visit. I think it was just a staffing situation they may not have been preventable. I did not ask. It was slow, but there were larger tables requiring more than our table of two. On... More

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Fremont, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Service horrible which made the food that much worse. The bartenders were friendly but other than that it sucked

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Additional Information about Molokini Bar & Grille

Address: 5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
Phone Number: +1 808-875-5888
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 40
Cuisine: American, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Asian fusion

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