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Bistro Molokini

3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Grand Wailea Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
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Ranked #30 of 42 Restaurants in Wailea
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Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Wailea Ike Drive
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Loved the service here! One of the waitresses was fantastic. I do not remember her name...too many cosmo's on the rocks! Get the hot dog. It is enourmous and delicious. It is expensive but convienent. Try it at least once while you are at the Grand Wailea.

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Ann Arbor
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

You might think this is your casual pool restaurant for burgers and beer. You will quickly find out this is serious food that just happens to be by the pool area of the Grand Wailea Resort. Excellent Ahi Tuna anything and apetizers of all kinds.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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299 reviews 299 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

In Grand Wailea resort. Adjacent pools and overlooking ocean, which is the real treat. In expensive by Wailea resort standards and food is reliable but not outstanding. Service a little slow.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Look, you will feel fleeced when you eat in Maui, and especially fleeced when you eat at ANY hotel. Molikni has some great food, the ahi tuna sandwich is great. we only eat here while we are at the pool.

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Washington DC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went for coffee and dessert one night. Very good brownie sundae pie ... With local ice cream (Roselani) and great homemade brownie... Not just a brownie with ice cream on it... much more!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Don't get the $18 nachos. Its made with stale chips from a bag. u get like 10 chips. they don't taste better than the movie theatre stuff. Also, the drinks are pretty much all juice. I watched them make their drinks for hours. They tediously measure the liquor. No more than 1 jigger in each drink.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A couple of times of year when we come to the Grand Wailea -- Bistro Molokini is our first stop upon arrival and check-in for lunch. We tend to like both the nachos and the lettuce wraps. We also sit at the bar because we find the table service to be slow and uneven. Yes, it is pricey -- but... More

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91 reviews 91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The first thing we noticed was cats running all over the place and under our table. The food is not good at all and the weirdest menu selection we ever saw. We had a party of 8 and after we left we went to another restaurant off property to get a proper meal.

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San Francisco, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The service was excellent and the restaurant is situated in a nice overlook of Wailea Bay. However the menu selections are not the most original, and we found other restaurants in Grand Wailea to be more of our liking.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Service and atmosphere is great, but expect to pay $35 minimum per plate. The good was good but no worth the price. I was hoping to find a better children's menu but was disappointed at the lack luster selections for such a high priced establishment.

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