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Monkeypod Kitchen
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Ranked #5 of 51 Restaurants in Wailea
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Wailea Ike Drive
Description: Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman is a place where foodies, beer lovers, and families escape the stresses of their day-to-day lives by enjoying an ice-cold beer and a great meal while surrounded by people who consider them honored guests and friends. Our restaurants are founded upon a passion for craft and we are dedicated to mastering the craft of food, drink, and merrymaking...With Aloha! Our menu features fresh island fish, hand tossed pizzas from our kiawe wood-burning oven, and homemade cream pies made from scratch. Thirty-six craft beers are on tap, each served at an optimal twenty-nine degrees. Our culinary cocktails feature unique ingredients such as acai spirit, coconut water, and Kula lavender. Our passion for craft also extends to our diverse wine list, which emphasizes sustainability, drinkability and fun. Come join us at our communal table, with friends old and new, and learn what it's like to share our "Lucky Live Hawaii" story.
Reviewed November 5, 2012

First of all, the Mai Tais here are truly phenomenal. They do a Lilikoi foam on the top that is like icing on a cake. Drinks are strong and delicious. We came for both happy hour and dinner. Read another reviewers comment about excessive oil. Huh. We ordered a mushroom pizza with truffle oil and it had, yes, oil!! But it was tremendously tasty. The mahi mahi with Mac nut crust was oh so good and the accompanying rice and veggies did not disappoint. Husband had snapper and it was also delicious. We will be returning before we head home. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Tuxedocharlie27
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Fun upscale, yet casual, eatery with superb service and excellent food. The bar is vibrant and the drinks are great. The indoor dining is always enjoyable. The outdoor patio is relaxing and a great place to enjoy your meal and converse with friends and family.

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Thank James P
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Their Mai Tais are great--careful they do pack a punch. ;) . Since we are in Maui, I had the fish special --snapper with lobster on taro purée -- delicious. The restaurant is very busy and loud- makes conversations difficult . The food and drink outweigh the noise. Go!

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Thank socforward
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

In short, our new favorite place to dine on the west side of Maui! the pumpkin ravioli were amazing - buttery and rich with flavor. The only way to improve on Pete's Burger was to add bacon... Which we did (a thick slice of pork belly fried tender). The Fish Tacos were balanced in texture and flavor_ mild fish offset with a rich chili tomato salsa with avocado. I appreciated that that the staff had time to serve the guests. Shay did a great job with meal recommendations and made our visit fun. will break our one visit rule and will return again for dinner.

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Thank TheLays3
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

Went there several times this week. Good menu with lots of trendy and tasty island food choices...fish, burgers, pizza, steaks, etc. Live music each night (a bit loud if you're inside and close to it), and wonderful if you get seated on one of the patios. Over 30 beers on tap and super selection of mixed drinks, but don't write this off as another bar & band place, the reason to come here is the food and atmosphere. Prices reflect the Wailea location. Two can dine for $75 with drinks. Best to make a reservation if you're coming at prime time.

Thank JGrahamK
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