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68-1330 Mauna Lani Dr, Shops at Mauna Lani, Upper Level No. 111, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9704
+1 808-887-2711
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (289 reviews)
“tuna tataki” (37 reviews)
“yaki udon” (15 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
68-1330 Mauna Lani Dr, Shops at Mauna Lani, Upper Level No. 111, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9704
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the better restaurants at Mauna Lani that does not have over-the-top in prices. Allows resort travelers to not be gouged by resort prices.

Thank Explore796204
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Patricia T Danville, California, United States has reviewed two restaurants that are permanently closed.

Thank Cory G
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Ramen bowls, sushi, cooked meals. I guess - to say that in a one week vacation - we tried to eat here twice sums it up - good choices for a diverse family. first time early in evening no problem, second time - it was...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We enjoyed dinner at Monstera with another couple and no of us were disappointed in the meal. Each of us ordered a item or two from the menu and shared with one another. Some of the item included noodle salad, gyoza, and sushi. Service was...More

Thank CA2Hawaii
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The meal was really great and the service was one of the best we’ve had here on the big island! The appetizer “sautéed snow peas” was worth the order and I’m sad I didn’t order another

Thank Paige H
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We had just arrived and needed something to eat so we went to the shops to see what restaurants looked appetizing. We ended up at Monstera because we were in the mood for sushi. We decided to sit at the sushi bar and our chef,...More

Thank travelreviews13
Reviewed July 6, 2018

An extensive menu and a welcoming staff, Monstera is a good local Japanese spot with ramen, sushi, etc.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Small bites, share plates, ramen , it’s all here. Grab a tablenon the Lanai, grab a few friends, turn off your cell phones, and enjoy share plates and good company. The poke is outstanding as well as the tataki. Cold nigori sake may be in...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

I had the sushi and soup special, sushi was very fresh and well prepared. Service was prompt and friendly. Pricing was in line with the area.

Thank AAS
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

The typical ethnic restaurant rule always applies: if a place is frequented by people of the same ethnicity of the cuisine, it's probably pretty good. Monstera was about half full of Japanese diners. I had sushi. It was quite good. I highly recommend the poke...More

Thank IronRabbit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: 68-1330 Mauna Lani Dr, Shops at Mauna Lani, Upper Level No. 111, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9704
    (Kaniku Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-887-2711
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