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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Seafood, Hawaiian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sponsored by: Ko Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Celebrations
1. Celebrations
"our go-to place to celebrate special occasions"
SoLittleTime123
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2. Noteworthy Service
2. Noteworthy Service
"The food was delicious, service was outstanding."
CaliforniaDJ
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3. Island-Inspired Cuisine
3. Island-Inspired Cuisine
"The food is an incredible representation of plantation style cuisine."
JP A
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Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Very pretty setting and fabulous table service. Our server, Luis, guided us through the local fish selections and preparations. Island/Asian inspired flavors were prominent and we loved it. Kudos particularly to the macadamia encrusted local fish and the banana bread dessert. Would choose to return....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Aloha CTTOMV and thank you for your positive review of your recent dining experience at Ko. We truly appreciate your feedback and I am very happy to read that you enjoyed Ko's atmosphere, cuisine and attentive service. Mahalo for your recommendation of Ko restaurant and...More

Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

I thought I had the opportunity to send an unhelpful click, but being so not technically savy, it registered as helpful. The recent two star is ridiculous. The waiter is anything but less than clueless. I've met him. He is remarkable. The manager is amazing....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

My wife and I ate at Ko's the night we arrived at the Fairmont Kea Lani. After reading the menu, I was almost ready to leave because so few items sounded interesting. However, we had a great waiter, Louis (sp?), who made dinner a really...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Aloha Silverstreak 46 and mahalo for your review - your feedback is very important to us and your comments about the descriptions have been shared with our leadership team. Your compliments on the high level of service and cuisine will surely be passed along to...More

Reviewed March 7, 2020

Possibly the worst service in years on Maui. Waiter was lost. Needed to ask us about basic requirements 😂. Ordered appetizers, which tasted fine but the waiter wanted to know if we needed tongs! Really. Ordered wine with dinner, he never came back to pour...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Ate at Ko about a week ago and was very impressed! Highly recommend the seared Ahi tuna! Great wine list and attentive, friendly service. Shout out to the bar crew who took good care of us pre-dinner and special thanks to Sarah for the fabulous...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Aloha, Cark75, and thank you for your fantastic review of Kō! We appreciate you sharing in detail just how much you enjoyed your dining experience. It’s sounds as though we accomplished exactly what we strive to achieve, and for that we couldn’t be happier. Please...More

Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

Our 1st night here. Was told there wasn't any table unless we sit at the bar. Turned out the bar seating wasn't that bad at all. Ordered a Maul brew which was light. Next, we were served some bread with dip. Bread with taro filling...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2020

We're so happy you had a wonderful experience, and enjoyed the bar seating. Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Aloha!

Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

Next to aloha spirit in the dictionary is a picture of the staff at this restaurant . My daughter who is local made dinner reservations for my birthday. From the moment we arrived, sylvia and lane welcomed us, explained the Kama'aina discount (without being judgmental)...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2020

Aloha Brenda, Thank you for joining us at Kō for your birthday. We strive to be a restaurant that Maui residents enjoy and feel welcome, so I’m delighted you were pleased with the excellent service from our staff! Your wonderful compliments will be shared with...More

Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Loved our night at Ko. The way they blended the flavors of the island inhabitants made our taste buds dance. Kris our server and Sylvia our hostess made out night special. Do yourself a favor and get the brown butter banana bar for desert. It’s...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2020

We're thrilled that you had such a positive experience while dining at Kō for dinner. It’s wonderful that you enjoyed our brown butter banana for desert. We truly appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed February 20, 2020

Ko was one of the best dinners we had on Maui during our recent stay. We were seated near the edge of the restaurant, which made the experience more “private” and “romantic” as the landscaping was more apparent in the periphery of the restaurant than...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2020

Thank you for the fantastic compliment! It's wonderful to hear that Ko was one of the best dinners during your stay here on Maui. We appreciate the review of your experience and of our staff. We look forward to seeing you again. Aloha!

Reviewed February 19, 2020

We have been dining at Ko restaurant since they first opened and have had many good meals here. However, our last experience over the holidays left much to be desired. We made our reservation well in advance, but upon arriving were shown to a table...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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FairmontKeaLaniMaui, General Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2020

We sincerely apologize for your recent experience. Our team strives to provide a high level of service, food and ambiance to best represent our award-winning signature restaurant. It’s truly disappointing that we failed to provide these standards. We hope you will consider joining us again...More

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TOl3
May 3, 2018|
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Response from Sheila/R M | Reviewed this property |
I think this is a great place to celebrate 50th anniversary. If you want great service and food and enjoy conversation with guests, I highly recommend. It was a favorite night out in Maui.
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699vernellem
April 12, 2017|
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Response from FairmontKeaLaniMaui | Property representative |
Aloha Vernelle and please accept our apology for the delay. Thank you for your question. Yes, we do offer kama'aina discounts in our restaurants. Ko offers buy one entree and/or pupu and get one free with 25% off beverages... More
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Mauiman
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Arlene R | Reviewed this property |
You can go on the Fairmont Kealani's website, that will bring you to the open table reservation. Hau'oli la Ho'oman'o! May you have many more great years to come. Aloha🌺
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