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Hula Grill Kaanapali

2435 Kaanapali Pkwy Bldg P1, on Kaanapali Beach at Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI 96761-1980
+1 808-667-6636
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2435 Kaanapali Pkwy Bldg P1, on Kaanapali Beach at Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI 96761-1980
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Reviewed yesterday

Went shopping at Whalers Village in Kaanapali. Time for lunch so we decided on Hula Grill. It's right on the beach. About half the tables were actually on the sand by the beach. This was our choice. Server was great and food very good. Really...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is outstanding and service is great! We didn't have reservations, but that ended up well. We sat at the bar which surrounds the kitchen. We could watch each cooking station and had entertaining conversations with the staff. I was surprised to hear that...More

Thank plumtaken
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate several times at the Hula Grill 3 years ago - returned last week - so delicious! the Chef's taster menu is a great value! Awesome food and service!

Thank eternal411
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely evening meal here. Although the place was extremely busy we managed to get a table quickly, food was delicious and wait staff attentive.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stop by for happy hour. The atmosphere was amazing! Good live music. Very disappointed with the drinks. I think they forgot the alcohol... Just saying

Thank LMSDKM
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here for appetizers (yummy) and a drink (also yummy) one evening during happy hour. A great bargain - live Island music.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our last night in Maui we had a beachfront outside table at Hula grill. Our waiter Hernan could not have provided us with better service. From the excellent meal, to the drinks to the sunset, We could not have chosen a better spot.

1  Thank Pjcharb
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great view, live music and good food. The place is kids friendly and the service was excellent. A hint - if you want to see the sunset at any of the restaurants on Kaanapali Beach make a reservation at 5pm.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved the view, the beer and the live traditional Hawaiian music. Had a great afternoon HH hang out.

Thank SL731804
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first I was concerned, because they had an abbreviated menu for lunch hour. My concern was unjustified. What a great restaurant! The ceviche is second to none. The fish tacos are phenomenal. The chicken wings are traditional but with an island flare. A great...More

Thank RandyT24
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Jacqui01966
October 3, 2018|
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Response from monica-grace | Reviewed this property |
I would check the time for sundown in the month you visit online. I would arrive half hour beforehand to get the drinks and food out before that time. It is a popular time, and you need to reserve as soon as possible - week... More
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colleenwatts
May 5, 2018|
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Response from mwincos | Reviewed this property |
As of today they had two items specifically marked "gluten-friendly". We asked our server for other options. He said they do not have a dedicated fryer so you can't get anything fried. He said you can't get anything with the... More
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NJPilcher
January 16, 2018|
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Response from Otisss | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took so long to answer your question. You know while we were there, I didn't hear anyone (staff)sing happy birthday to anyone. I think your best bet would be to give them a call and ask directly. The two times I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$14 - $44
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy Bldg P1, on Kaanapali Beach at Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI 96761-1980
    (Hwy 30)
  • Public Transportation: Maui bus stops right in front Whalers Village every hour!
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Ka'anapali
  • Phone Number: +1 808-667-6636
  • E-mail
Description
On the water's edge on Kaanapali Beach, Hula Grill offers a stunning view of the Pacific and of the islands of Lanai and Molokai that has to be seen to be believed. From this distinctly Hawaiian vantage point, you are invited to join us as we celebrate the hospitality, culture and cuisine of the islands. Dinner is served in our open-air dining room where you can relax in the ambiance of a plantation era beach house while enjoying renown chef Peter Merriman's Hawaii regional seafood that isn't only a favorite of vacationers, but locals, too. Hawaiian fresh fish and locally grown produce are combined to create amazing menu offerings that are as colorful as they are flavorful. Fiery sunsets are served up daily along with live Hawaiian entertainment. Our Barefoot Bar offers a more casual menu serving both lunch and dinner under authentic thatch roof umbrellas and a sand floor where you can sink your toes in. The Barefoot Bar is seated on a walk-in basis only.
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