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“Excellent food and service in Lahaina ”
Review of Lahaina Grill

Lahaina Grill
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Sat, 9/25
8:00 PM
Ranked #2 of 228 Restaurants in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $60 - $100
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Front Street
Description: Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in the U.S 2021 (TripAdvisor). Top 15 Fine Dining in 2020. Voted Best Maui Restaurant for 28 years in a row (1994-2021). Featuring innovative, New American cuisine, Lahaina Grill uses techniques and flavors from around the world, all perfectly blended with the freshest ingredients cultivated by Maui's local farms, dairies and surrounding waters. Please note that we do not allow any outside wine, no corkage available.
Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed coming back to Lahaina Grill to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary. The food is extraordinarily good, and the service is both friendly and professional.
We had a great wine at a fairly reasonable price to compliment our dinner.
We were also impressed with the cleanliness of the place, and the attention to detail in this upscale white tablecloth place.
There is a self-park lot a block away, where you pay at a self-pay station—much easier than wandering around Front Street looking for parking.

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank janetf342
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Reviewed August 21, 2019

After my husband and I finished a satisfactory meal with good service from our server, and were waiting at our table for our check, we were startled when a host approached our table (#50) and said, "you are going to need to step outside." It sounded like there was a security issue. The two of us looked at each other and back at her. She then accused of vaping or using e-cigarettes in a very sharp tone. We stuttered, and I only managed to say, "I never, never would do that" before she gave us a stern look of disbelief and walked off quickly. We mentioned the episode to our server as he brought the check, and he seemed as confused as we were.

Neither of us have ever smoked. Neither of us has ever touched an e-cigarette or vaped. We dislike it being anywhere near us. Leaving the restaurant with knots in our stomachs, we confronted the host, telling her we were not vaping, and that her accusation had ruined our meal - we had spent well over $200 for the two of us. She claimed that "we have been watching you, and saw you," again, with a very accusatory tone. There were two other women hosts who avoided eye contact with us at first, and then started listening to us tell them that we did not vape, have never vaped. I emptied my pockets, asked my husband to do the same. That won't be necessary, they said. They made no attempt at an apology. I told the host that her tone was terrible, and that it was very bad treatment to come up to us, and tell us we needed to go outside. She denied she said it. Finally, we just left.

This was hands down the worst treatment we have suffered at any restaurant, ever, indeed at any establishment. The way we were spoken to by the host made us feel inhuman - it was demeaning and unforgettable. We left being accused of something we didn't do, basically being called liars, feeling attacked and belittled by this host. It's simply unbelievable and we are still in shock.

Date of visit: August 2019
6  Thank Joel L
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Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

Such great menu choices. Eight people ordered different items and all enjoyed. Service was terrific. We visited a few other well known restaurants while in Maui, but this was, by far, the best. Go if you get the chance.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank trois a
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Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

We chose to dine at Lahaina Grill because it was rated #1 on TripAdvisor. The service was excellent (Jeremy), the ambience with its white table cloths in charming old wooden space very nice. The best dish was the tomato appetizer. It was $30 but the tomatoes were bright red, juicy, and delicious- how a homegrown tomato should be! The egg rolls were meh. My entree (surf and turf) was good but for $99, should have been spectacular. The cocktail (bee sting, like lemon drop martini) was fine, but $18, seemed a bit high. But all in all, a good experience. Not sure if it rated #1 though, as there was no view or anything to really make it pop, imo.

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank kkg17
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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Considering the end result was a $200 bill for just my wife and I, you’d expect the food and drinks to be out of this world. Instead, it was merely a “good” restaurant. We’ve had better poke is numerous small/local places around the islands, the entrees didn’t particularly seem fresh, etc. The most redeeming aspect of the visit was the great complimentary bread with spread, as well as well crafted cocktails.

Date of visit: July 2019
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