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Ko Restaurant

4100 Wailea Alanui Dr, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8449
+1 808-875-2210
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lobster tempura” (47 reviews)
“oishi sushi” (43 reviews)
“bread tray” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4100 Wailea Alanui Dr, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8449
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Reviewed yesterday

Across several meals on different days, we did the fresh catch, the pork loin, the short ribs, the lobster tempura, the tempura spicy tuna roll, and the kobe poke. Every dish was incredible. And each had sides with it so you weren't getting nickle and...More

Thank Rick D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We love the food and the ambiance at Ko. Very innovative dishes - definitely try their pupu platters! and the ambiance is not stuffy. Ko's is a good choice for lunch or dinner, but feels significantly more special for dinner, due to the outdoor setting,...More

Thank Andrea2018
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to share just how much you love dining at Kō, Andrea2018. We strive to be a restaurant where guests can come enjoy the cuisine, service and feel welcomed, so it's extremely gratifying to know Kō is the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had high expectations going in as Fairmont is an elegant property and expected the same of KO; however felt the ambiance skewed more to mall court yard than elegant Hawaii. However, Food, cocktails, and service were all still fantastic!More

Thank Lindsay D
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Lindsay and thank you for joining us at Kō! While I'm very happy you found the food and service to be great, it truly upsetting to learn that you did not care for the restaurants ambiance which is based on Maui's sugarcane plantation era....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was in the cavernous Fairmont Hotel. However the staff in the Restaurant were all very friendly . The food was excellent . My husband enjoyed the Sunday fish special and I loved the Lavender Macadamia Nut Shrimp . We would go again if...More

Thank Joy K
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Joy K! Mahalo for sharing your recent dining experience at Kō. I am pleased to hear you and your husband enjoyed not only Kō's cuisine but our staff's friendly attitude! We look forward to welcoming you back. Warmest aloha, Chris Hong

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly, aloha style , mixed cuisine restaurant. Knowledgeable staff about cuisine history and wine choices. Really enjoy Ahi crudo appetizer and bread platter presentation with 3 types of breads and 3 types of spreads. Misty was a great server,friendly and joyful. Enjoyed the Hawaiian...More

Thank humph4u
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Kō Restaurant at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha humph4u and mahalo for your kind review! I am very happy to hear that your recent dining experience with us at Kō lived up to your expectations. Nothing makes me happier than when our staff is recognized for their hard work so please be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I are here while staying in Wailea. The whole place feels outdated, the decor, the menu items, the atmosphere. The waiter was helpful and knowledgeable. I got the tempura lobster, all you could taste was the oil it was fried in, and...More

Thank JandA929
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha JandA929 and thank you for voicing your honest feedback regarding your recent Kō experience. I would like to sincerely apologize for the disappointing dining experience that you received. We strive to convey the multitude of cultures that reside in Maui through our Kō story...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could not fault this place.Great food,exceptional service.Highly recommended .Family friendly.Serena our waitress is one of the best we have ever experienced.More

Thank _ammcpherson
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha _ammcpherson and thank you for dining at Kō during your vacation to Maui! I’m thrilled that you enjoyed Kō's cuisine as well as the excellent service from our staff. I will be sure to share your wonderful comments with the team, especially Serena. Mahalo...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live right up the street from Ko restaurant and we went there for the first time last night. This was the best food and service we've ever had .... ever ! Our server was Andrew and he went above and beyond to make sure...More

Thank amelia v
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to share just how much you loved dining at Kō for the first time, Amelia v. We strive to be a restaurant where locals enjoy the cuisine, service and feel welcomed, so it's extremely gratifying to know...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival on the Island, a great first impression of Maui with dinner at Ko Restaurant. From the arrival through every delectable bite, a superb experience! After an informative walk through the history and the menu, selected a sushi starter with main courses of Vegetable...More

Thank wood7indiana
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha wood7indiana. I am so thrilled to read you had a fantastic dining experience at Kō on your first evening of your vacation to Maui! It’s wonderful to hear you found the dishes you selected to be outstanding and that you found the service to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The thing I love about Hawaii is that it doesn't forget their past. It was during the plantation days that Filipinos, Japanese, Koreans, Chinese, Hawaiians, and Portuguese shared their cultural dishes to the masses. Ko does the same thing and it doesn't disappoint. Both the...More

Thank Marjorie P
FairmontKeaLaniMaui, Kō Manager at Ko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Marjorie and thank you for your terrific detailed review of your dining experience at Kō. I'm so happy to read you had a wonderful time with us (hopefully next time you’ll save room for dessert!) and appreciate you sharing it with our future guests....More

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Vernelle M
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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Huntervl
August 29, 2016|
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Response from SMac64 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Sunday only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4100 Wailea Alanui Dr, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8449
    (Kaukahi Street)
  • Public Transportation: The nearest Bus stop is located at the Shops of Wailea Maui.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-2210
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
Description
Executive Chef Tylun Pang leads the culinary masterpiece of Kō, the only fine dining restaurant on Maui to offer cuisine inspired by Maui’s sugarcane plantation era. Located at The Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea, Kō features island family recipes and includes farm-fresh Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Korean, and Japanese menu items with a contemporary twist.
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