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The Banyan Tree

One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-9067
+1 808-665-7096
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-9067
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Ritz and wish we would have dined here the first night so we could have gone again! The food was GREAT and the service was laid back and perfect.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us for a 7:00 reservation. The meal was prepared competently enough, albeit served a little on the cool side, but the service was easily the worst I've experienced at a restaurant in recent memory. Absolutely awful. It was so bad, I have to...More

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great. The restaurant is small so I would recommend reservations. Great service, food and drinks. Limited gluten free options but able to find something. Perfect for a special date night

Thank m5clt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a return trip to Banyan Tree, which in previous trips had proven to be quite excellent. This time we had the lamb dish and the lobster ramen. The ramen dish had a gimmick of being cooked in an inverted coffee pot at the...More

Thank travelerwithtaste
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bravo! A restaurant that innovates! Very different in their approach. Unusual combinations and hard to describe. An example is lobster in pasta with squid. Wine list is reasonable. Waiters are knowledgeable.

Thank Lawrence2300
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiki Hour was advertised in the local papers, and we tried it on a rainy afternoon. Kapalua is usually cool, and occasionaly rainy - so it was nice to stroll the grounds, after being greeted by an accommodating and friendly bellman. The Banyan sits on...More

Thank Hakuilea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had drinks and appetizers here one evening and it was pleasant. the drinks are ridiculously priced! The brussels sprouts were worth getting. If you are the the Ritz its a great place, just bring your wallet!

Thank WiTriguy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are looking for fine dining, look no more. The Banyan Tree offers you an outstanding service and EXTRAordinary meal. Make sure you ask for Robert. He is the best waiter. He is very knowledgeable, friendly and very profesional

Thank Javier R
Reviewed January 11, 2018

great spot for having a drink, apps and dinner. Dessert too! Nice views and big TV's too. very casual and great service.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Expensive but delicious! Rombauer Chardonnay recommended!!! Lobster delicious 😋 !!! Beautiful Ocean Views!!!

Thank Donita W
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Questions & Answers
March 18, 2017|
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Response from The Ritz Carlto... K | Property representative |
Aloha 792DavidB and thank you for your inquiry! The corkage charge at The Banyan Tree is $25 per bottle. Please let us know if we may be of any further assistance. Mahalo, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
Danielle G
January 30, 2017|
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Response from The Ritz Carlto... K | Property representative |
Aloha Danielle G and mahalo for your inquiry! Yes, The Banyan Tree restaurant is open to outside guests. we offer complimentary valet parking for guests who dine at The Banyan Tree. Thank you again and we look forward to... More
Claudette S
November 19, 2016|
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Response from westmauian | Reviewed this property |
A free standing building at pool side in the Ritz Carlton Kapalua
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $55
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-9067
    (Office Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kapalua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-665-7096
Head Chef Alvin Savella brings his colorful Hawaiian culture and fiery passion for food to the AAA Four Diamond Banyan Tree. Born and raised on Maui, he thrives on utilizing the freshest local ingredients. His modern presentations have a local flair and let the deep flavors of the ingredients shine. Embark on a culinary journey with his tantalizing new menu emphasizing the freshest seafood and Hawaiian flavors highlighted by interactive, tableside presentations.
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