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Review of Duke's Beach House

Duke's Beach House
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Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Ka'anapali
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Honoapiilani Hwy
Description: Located just steps from the sand, our striking open-air restaurant offers sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean along Kaanapali North Beach at the Honua Kai Resort and Spa. Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are featured throughout the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. The cuisine is Hawaiian influenced with a focus on fresh, sustainable seafood and premium steaks. In keeping with the tradition of the Duke’s restaurants in Hawaii and California, Duke’s Beach House boasts a casual, nostalgic ambiance honoring the great Duke Kahanamoku.
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We went here because of the great view and we wanted a good meal, and got both.
We had before dinner drinks and did not find them watered down at all. Very tasty in fact.
We were early so had the dukes taster meal. The salad was o.k. Nothing special, but the Mac nut fish was to die for.
We both had the hula pie..warning...it is huge! We could have shared as we both could not finish it.
The wait staff was very good also.
We will be coming back later in the week for more fish.

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Thank Misty58
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Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

for some reason I was expecting something more casual. Wasn't the atmosphere I was in the mood for that night.. but actually turned out to be perfect. little pricey, but I was not disappointed .

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Thank EL646
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Pricey--ok service--not good for happy hour unless you want beer. But the fries were awesome. Breakfast not bad but expensive.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

First, I'd like to say that finding Dukes at night, if driving to the restaurant, is a chore. Even Garmin was confused about the location. Signage leading the Duke's restaurant were small and not obvious. It would be best for you to just set your destination for the Honua Kai Resort and Spa, park in the parking lot near the front entrance, walk completely through the Resort towards the beach, and you'll find it near the boardwalk/beach. Anyway, it was well worth the trek.

We arrived after sunset so the view of the ocean was lost; but, the tropical setting, openness of restaurant, and the restaurant decor are what you expect when dinning in Hawaii: grass hut roofs, torch lighting, live Hawaiian music and lots of Aloha.

We started with drinks and the Steamed Pork Buns appetizer: Korean marinated pork, pickled vegetables, hoisin, cilantro, sriracha, steamed rice bun; this was delicious.

My wife had a Cheese Ravioli with shrimp, butter sauce with basil oil. She said it was the her best meal on Maui this vacation...and it was near the end of our 2 weeks.

I had one of the special entree's of the night: mahi mahi and opakapaka, one in cooked in teriaki sauce the other crusted with macadamia nuts. It also included some teriaki pasta. I savored each and every mouthful... it was fantastic.

Of course we finished with the Kimos Original Hula Pie. The menu states this is what the sailors swam to shore for in lahaina: oreo cookie crust, macadamia nut ice cream, hot fudge & whipped cream.

This meal ranked as the best we had on Maui this vacation. We will return again.

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Thank Albany_NY_Brad
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

wE STAYED AT THE HONUA KI RESORT IN AUGUST WITH MY SON DAUGHTER IN LAW AND GRANDSON !!! We had some problems at the resort and could not cook as much in the condo as we wanted to so we spent alot of time at Dukes!!!
The manager John Brans went out of his way many times to accomodate us with my two year old grandson !!!! Whether it was a drink for us or crayons for the little one he was the best!!!!
Hats off for great service and food and atmosphere !!!!!
Linda And Charlie Cotati Ca.

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Thank Linda V
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