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Molokini Bar & Grille

5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
+1 808-875-5888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
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Reviewed March 31, 2016

We went here for dinner one night and the service was great. Unfortunately, the food was only so-so. The lobster was overcooked and difficult to eat. However, the purple sweet potatoes were to die for. We came back almost everyday for the happy hour. Half...More

1  Thank msjj30
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Had dinner here and the food was very good and the service was excellent. Great menu for everyone. The live guitar music was very good and relaxing. Full bar with selection of wines. Nice atmosphere. The desserts were very good. A good place to go...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Located in the Makena Beach & Golf Resort, This restaurant has a seafood buffet every Friday's that we tried. We arrived just before sunset and viewed it, along with the islands of Ka'ho'olawe and Molokini. Their seafood buffet was pretty decent with crab legs/claws, shrimp,...More

Thank bgmaui31169
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Solid choice for a good seafood buffet. Good selection of fresh fish, poke, salads, cheeses, and wonderful soups. Dessert display was impressive, but after all the "good" stuff hard to save room. TIP: grab a drink at the bar before hand and save 15% on...More

Thank TruthNoBS
Reviewed March 11, 2016

We had a dinner at the Molokini Bar and Grill Restaurant once and were very pleased especially with the bouillabaise dish we had..We wanted to try their seafood buffet and were very impressed both because of its high caliber and also its price at $55...More

1  Thank Aegean5
Reviewed March 10, 2016

We recommend booking the Romantic Dinner Package - a nice three course dinner that includes a complimentary glass of champaign. (You can get this at a big discount if you book it when you reserve your room at the resort.)

Thank Rae J
Reviewed March 1, 2016

good place to watch a sunset, they have nightly two piece band, that was nice. My fish was delicious, the hubby enjoyed his burger too.

Thank Lynma1959
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Don't be fooled by the 'bar and grille' label. This kitchen is flexing some culinary muscle behind the scenes and the staff is laid back, knowledgeable and professional. We reserved our table and found ourselves overlooking the small bay and Molokini Crater in the distance....More

Thank jjtbody
Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Located in the Makena Beach and Golf Resort, this restaurant is configured in a semi-circle on the second level of the hotel with all tables having a commanding view of the ocean. It is a wonderful place to celebrate a spectacular sunset. The staff are...More

Thank Roy F
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Tasty Mai Tai drinks, fresh seafood, great service. Look for special seafood buffets, lobster nights. Wonderful musician played throughout dinner.

Thank lseagAA
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May 14, 2015|
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Response from MakenaResortMaui | Property representative |
Aloha, thank you for your interest in our Friday Night Island Seafood Buffet, it cost $55 per adult and $30 for children ages 5-12. Kids under 5 are free. If you have any other questions or concerns please feel free to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $40
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 Makena Alanui, Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8435
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-5888
  • E-mail
The Molokini Bar & Grille, located at Makena Beach & Golf Resort, is a premier dining experience offering inspired island cuisine at an unmatched value. Under the direction of Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lemeries, the menu takes a non-traditional approach to American comfort food, infusing fresh local ingredients, combining elements of Hawaii regional cuisine and presenting new taste profiles that will both surprise and satisfy. Selections include its popular Cilantro and Macadamia Nut Crusted MahiMahi or the famed Crispy Molokai Potato Wrapped Lobster Salad. Featuring nightly live entertainment, take advantage of the restaurant's happy hour specials, nightly special menus, like Lobster Fest on Tuesdays and Thursday, or famed Sunday Brunch.
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