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“Not disappointed”

Leilani's On The Beach
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Ranked #23 of 265 Restaurants in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hwy 30
Transit: Maui bus stops right in front Whalers Village every hour!
Description: Located right on famous Ka’anapali Beach, Leilani’s offers the perfect vantage point for viewing amazing sunsets framed by the islands of Lanai and Molokai. The open air dining room offers sweeping ocean views and features a menu of fresh Island fish, seafood, prime rib, steaks,and barbecue ribs. The outdoor Beachside Grill has long been a popular place for both residents and locals to enjoy their favorite casual fare while sipping exotic cocktails and enjoying live entertainment. Menu offerings include appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, Hawaiian local plates, fish & chips and for dessert Kimo’s Original Hula Pie.
Moncton, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Not disappointed”
Reviewed November 9, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I had read the reviews andvwanted to try Leilani's. We were not disappointed. We shared the calamari appetizer which was excellent. Since reviewers were raving about the fish tacos we decided to try them. They were great! Only wish we had known how big the serving was as we probably would have ordered just the one plate and then shared the two tacos. While the food was great i would have to say the service was only average. Our server was adequate but not great. And I know someone has to get the table by the servers station it would have been nice to sit closer to the front of the restaurant.

Thank over61
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Orlando, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Best fish taco's in the USA!!!”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

If you are in Maui, plan an evening meal at Leilani's on the beach in Kaanapali. We have been all around the country trying fish taco's and these are the best!!! Nicely seasoned with a "special sauce" that makes them yummy!!! Atmosphere is terrific right on the water! One recommendation is to have beer or wine as the margaritas and Mai tai's haven't been our favorites. Despite that, you will not be disappointed at this popular site. ENJOY!

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Suwhit
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Bremerton, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
214 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Sunset Treat”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

We visited Leilani's for the Sunset Special and had the best view of the sunset while enjoying an excellent dinner. We were with friends and had excellent service and food. The waiter suggested a wine that paired perfectly with the Maui onion encrused fish dish each of us ordered. The upper restaurant is the perfect place for the best view and sunset with excellent food that we enjoyed during our stay in Maui.

Visited November 2012
Thank travelerwmmary
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El Dorado Hills, California
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Unique Entree with Spectacular View”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Have never been disappointed with Leilani's upstairs (enjoyed special Mahi Mahi over rice with brussel sprouts (yes, and they were delicious) and smoked Gouda beurre blanc, or down (best fish tacos I've had yet).

Visited November 2012
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Bellevue, Wa
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Location, Location, Location”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

We love having lunch at the lower level of this restaurant, located in Whalers Village. Try for a front row table and enjoy the view and the people watching as you dine. The fish tacos are an excellent choice, and the fish and chips are also first rate. A real sleeper on their rather extensive menu is the cheese sandwich.Three kinds of cheese and big enough to be shared by two! The bartenders know their trade and the service is prompt and cheerfull. A must do when you are visisting Maui.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Nofto
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