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“This is the place in South Maui”
Review of Monkeypod Kitchen

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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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, 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 January 22, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us at our hotel and it proves to be outstanding! Its location in a corner mall away from the water and next to an intersection is irrelevant once you taste basically anything on the menu. Incredible selection of beers on tap, including some rarities from Belgium AND Quebec, but Hawaiian brews are predominant. Wine list is impressive too. Local ingredients and amazing recipes will make this unassuming restaurant your favourite. The patio has an amazing sunset view and the place is busy all day. By far our favourite restaurant in South Maui

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Reviewed January 21, 2014

Just came back from one week in the Wailea area of Maui. We loved, loved, loved this restaurant. In this area there are a lot of very overpriced restaurants. Nothing in Maui is cheap, so even here, the prices are not low, but the food and drinks are excellent. We actually came here three times, twice for lunch and once for happy hour where they have reduced prices on appetizers and drinks. My sister in law loved their mai tai and said it was the best she had anywhere. I had a lobster pizza one time, and their burger one time. Everything is fresh from the island and the atmosphere is very cool. Can't recommend enough!

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Reviewed January 20, 2014

Delicious food and unique choices! It was a great start to our week on Maui. Good price ranges and great service. Family friendly.

Thank Nancy G
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

Tasty dishes and efficient and friendly service. Reasonably priced for family of 5 dining in Wailea. Adequate portions. We sat outside which was a little quieter. Enjoyed the raw bar mixed plate and fish tacos as well as the fresh fish & chips. If you like Japanese ramen, I would order the saimin. Recommended!

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Reviewed January 19, 2014

We dined at Monkeypod for lunch a couple of times during our stay in Maui in November. Their mai tais are some of the best I've ever had -- they do this thing with foam to them and wow! It's a must try. Our kids liked the sliders, and we had a rice dish that was the special as well as the pork. Their menu is interesting, and tasty. Prices are not cheap, but what is in Maui. It's a great place to take kids as you can sit outside. We did not get to try their happy hour but it looked like a great selection and value. I recommend you check out this spot if you are looking for regionally-sourced and deliciously prepared food on your next trip to Wailea, Maui.

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Thank Carolyn R
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