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Napua at Mauna Lani Beach Club

) #1 of 45 Restaurants in Waikoloa $$$$ American, Seafood,
68-1292 S Kaniku Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Kamuela, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9729
+1 808-885-5910
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (33 reviews)
“mud pie” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
68-1292 S Kaniku Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Kamuela, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9729
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were fortunate to get a last minute reservation here on a Saturday night. The location feels like a small area of civilization in a remote beautiful setting, by a beach, with outdoor tables under leafy trees. The service was very attentive but unobtrusive. The...More

Thank stacysocal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely had better dinners at Canoe House and Brown's Beach House. Service was friendly but very slow. Setting was a bit back compared to the two others mentioned. Food also took a back seat. Definitely recommend the other two mentioned before going to Napua.

Thank n2r49rs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Fairmont and shuttled over to the restaurant after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. Its in a beautiful setting with a view of a lovely cove. The sunset was spectacular from where we were sitting. We enjoyed it so much we had...More

Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the nearby Mauna Lani Resort and walked here for dinner one lovely evening. Everything about our meal was fabulous. Food quality, wine and service were all top notch. The server knew the wines and menu first hand, making great recommendations specific to...More

Thank traveledwell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice spot on the beach, with good food, and great live music. The only issue was that while we were waiting at the host stand, a super loud guy and his family (without reservations) barged by to ask for a table, and the host...More

Thank GregandRobin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner at Napua. This is a fine dining restaurant overlooking the ocean. The service was outstanding and the food delicious. I really enjoyed the ribs and my husband loved his Ahi. It is a long dinner, but the waitstaff was attentive and...More

Thank leselee
A TripAdvisor Member
5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No better place to have a wonderful lunch and the best view which encompasses the paradise you think of when you're in Hawaii. Everything is delicious you will love the fish and chips. Excellent bar menu drinks also!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An $18 mediocre hamburger and two fish tacos.. The view was great and so close to the beach we left our beach stuff out at the beach while we ate. The flies.. Yeah, plenty of flies. It feels like a Country Club bar that serves...More

2  Thank glcwhistler .
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this dinner and my first rare piece of fish. I was shocked at how great it tasted.

Thank 132Karen132
A TripAdvisor Member
9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here several times during our stay at Mauna Lani. It's a great beachside location, lovely setting and pleasant staff. All the dishes we tried were very good - they even catered for our vegetarian with a quinoa salad. The cocktails were lovely...More

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esquiremom
My sister and her husband are coming to Waikoloa to celebrate their 55th anniversary. They're real foodies, and we see you're rated #1 on Trip Advisor. We would like to give them a gift card to your restaurant. Is there any way we can do that by email?
April 3, 2017|
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Response from aderidl | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Probably so, but you should just call them. They seem to be very accommodating. Napua is a low key, not fancy restaurant but it has a great view and well prepared food, and would be a great place to enjoy... More
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curlyblondeMissouri
Is it easy to get to. We are staying Paniola Greens in Waikoloa. My Husband can not walk far, We have rented a car. How far in advance to get lunch or dinner reservations.? Price range?
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Wanderlustamust | Reviewed this property |
Yes easy to get to and they have a parking lot right there with a small ramp. I'd say a few days to a week for prime dining ours to make a reservation. And equally priced to most of the other mid-high range restaurants in... More
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Donna M
Is there a seprecate lounge in the restaurant? We would like to have some cocktails but no dinner.
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Swaffdog | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a circular bar and some small tables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $35
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68-1292 S Kaniku Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Kamuela, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9729
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-5910
Description
Like a delicious little secret, tucked away in a private ocean cove along the appetizing sands of Mauna Lani Resort is a Big Island restaurant called Napua, waiting for you to discover the foods of Hawai'i Island, shared with the kind of aloha that comes from those who know.
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