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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

$35 - $65
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Hawaiian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a true gem on the Kohala Coast worthy of special occasions or just a fine authentic meal.The dishes are attractive, tasty and unique. Add a beautiful beachfront location and you have the recipe for a wonderful evening at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank cotomike
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I am heartbroken to find out that the Canoe House is currently closed. My husband and I went there many times some years ago, and I never had a more exquisite dining experience. The very first time we went, as we were walking in another...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank nomade3
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Canoe House has always been a special spot since moving to Hawaii over 25 years ago. With the closing of Mauna Lani for the renovation it seemed imperative to have one final meal in the last few days of operations. That final meal was as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AlohaQ
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

There is no real point to this review as the Canoe House is now closed until 2020 as the Mauna Lani undergoes a complete renovation. The views are terrific, there was sufficient covered dining when the rain blew in and the food was terrific.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Once in a while you need to go out and treat yourself to a fine dining experience and this was one of those times. We made sure we made our reservation before sunset as this place is close by the ocean. Our table was situated...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nina201604
Reviewed September 24, 2018

On a recent visit to the Kohala Coast on the Big Island my wife and I had dinner at the Canoe House at the Mauna Lani. The restaurant is just off the beach and we had a nice table outside facing the water. Our waitress...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BobandSylvia
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my family for the views of the sunset. Got here a little later than expected so missed most of the sunset. Food was very good but a but pricey. Service was good. We didn’t have a reservation but was seated within 5...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank N_Why
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Expensive spot with great views, food is good but not great - music on certain nights - restaurant needs to be updated.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Explore796204
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Went here for my birthday and it was amazing. The setting is definitely the best part and we saw an amazing sunset while we were there. The restaurant is basically just off the beach so you could go down and take photos. It's a little...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rebeccasushma
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Canoe House is the fanciest of the 3 restaurants at Mauna Lani. Reservations are recommended. The Ono and Ahi dishes were wonderful. The wait staff was attentive and pleasant.

Date of visit: August 2018
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February 14, 2017|
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Response from SashimiSusie | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's fairly laid back as far as dress is concerned. Even shorts are ok but I personally would have dress shorts and top and jacket.
July 5, 2016|
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Response from KathiW347 | Reviewed this property |
They have a website with menu posted.
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