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The Banyan Tree

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Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Seafood, Contemporary
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1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Kapalua not Lahaina, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9067 (Office Road)
+1 808-669-6200
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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West Malling, Kent
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We'd booked the Banyan Tree in Kapalua for an important wedding anniversary dinner. The restaurant is in a lovely oceanfront location at the Ritz Carlton. We had cocktails at the bar which were delicious. Our meal was also delicious and beautifully cooked. Our waiter, although efficient and pleasant enough, was too 'in your face' which we really don't appreciate. All... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small menu, we ordered 2/4 entrees and the waitress told us they were some of her favorites on the menu, we had to laugh. Burger was so so, fish tacos were good. Fairly standard fare, nothing to write home about.

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This banyan tree is amazingly large and old. Located in a small park like setting, it creates a great place to relax and enjoy the ambience.

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Lahaina
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined with a new friend from Switzerland. It's been awhile since we dined there but our old friend Robert is still there and made us feel like we never left. He made our guest feel like an old friend too. Service was great even with Robert's busy section. We started with the duck buns - do not miss these... More 

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Maui
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187 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was wonderful to see the Banyan Tree open again. The ambience and food is not quite what it was when it first opened. However, it all seemed great with the deft hand and charming patter of Robert. He has been with the Ritz Carlton Kapalua since in opened in 1982. His romantic French accent and attitude certainly carried the... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have given it a 5 if the menu contained just a few more items. Admittedly, the items offered are a good representation, but considering the isolation of the hotel, throwing some old reliables on the menu would be an advantage.

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Thank Snovello
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for a fine dining restaurant to celebrate special birthday dinner. We were staying at Ritz Carlton and this place is one of the restaurants inside the hotel premises. Food was good, service was good and views were good. Wanted to make the birthday special and it did.

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Lima, Peru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night in Maui before heading to Bora Bora, we had dinner in the hotel restaurant. What an amazing experience! Somehow it felt different to the previous night where we sat outside, that time it felt more like a very casual restaurant. But this time, we sat inside, the service was amazing! The food was great! A must for a... More 

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Thank FrankTastic_Traveler
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the buddha bowl and it was great My husband was not super impressed with the burgers. Their Pina Colada however, is amazing!

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Clermont, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

If you are in Maui make sure you go see this massive tree. It takes up the better part of an entire block. On weekends artists are selling their pictures, photos, blown glass, carved wood, jewelry, paintings etc. You just have to see it to believe it is real!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $55
Cuisine
Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Kapalua not Lahaina, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9067
    (Office Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-669-6200
Description
Embark on a culinary journey while taking in spectacular sunset views from this open air, ocean view restaurant and lounge. The Banyan Tree features farm-to-fork concepts highlighting locally sourced ingredients, including those from the hotel's abundant organic garden. Hawaii's freshest fish, meat and produce are prepared with simplicity for the perfect flavor balance. Innovative garden-to-glass cocktails are infused with fruits and herbs and served alongside Hawaiian-inspired share plates to create a culinary adventure that is as inspiring as it is memorable. Intimate yet inviting, The Banyan Tree is the ideal place to savor your first meal on Maui and your last.

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