Maui Dining

Dining

Local Restaurants

Destination Resorts Hawaii offers guests a variety of amenities and services to help make dining in Wailea simple, delicious and memorable:

  • Upon check-in you will receive a Maika'i grocery discount card for Foodland, so you can enjoy local discounts on groceries.
  • Let our Ho'okipa Desk do the grocery shopping for you and pre-stock your refrigerator so there's more time to play! You can request this service anytime during your stay.
  • A private chef can be arranged for special occasions or to prepare all your meals - after all, you're on vacation!  You can even turn this into a private cooking class and learn from a pro!

When you're ready to go out, there are a number of luau options, celebrity chef restaurants and a variety of resort dining options in Wailea and other areas around the island.  Please call our Ho'okipa Desk at 800-880-1883 to make your reservations.

Pacific Rim. This contemporary cuisine represents a fusion of American, Asian and Hawaiian.

Luaus. Celebrate the food and culture of the South Seas in a beachfront setting. These giant outdoor Hawaiian parties offer live entertainment and buffets featuring a variety of dishes, which might include:

  • Chicken luau (chicken cooked in coconut milk and taro leaves)
  • Haupia (coconut custard)
  • Kalua pig (pig cooked underground, then shredded and mixed with Hawaiian sea salt)
  • Laulau (pork, beef or fish wrapped in taro leaves and steamed)
  • Lomi salmon (chilled salad of raw, salted salmon, tomatoes and onions)
  • Poi (steamed taro root pounded into paste and eaten with kalua pig or fish)

Other island food. During your Maui resort vacation, you must try apple bananas (smaller, denser and smoother than regular bananas), barbecue sticks (teriyaki-marinated pork, chicken or beef pieces barbecued and served on bamboo sticks), Bento (Japanese lunch box), breadfruit (melon-sized fruit served baked, deep fried, steamed or boiled), crackseed (Chinese-style, spicy preserved fruits and seeds) and guava (tart fruit prepared with lots of sugar).

The Wailea Resort is famous for its abundance of award winning cuisine, the finest island chefs and notable restaurants. From golf club locations to spectacular ocean view settings, you'll be able to indulge in some of the freshest, finest food in all of Maui. From casual fare to extraordinary cuisine, you can always find something to fit your palate and your appetite.

Our Ho'okipa Desk will be happy to make recommendations and reservations at these fine restaurants throughout the Wailea Resort area or other Maui locations.  Download a complete Maui Restaurant Guide.

THE SHOPS AT WAILEA - 3750 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, HI

CHEESBURGER ISLAND STYLE
Specializing in huge and juicy burgers with your choice of a variety of luscious toppings

 


Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Happy Hour   


 (808) 874-8990

HONOLULU COFFEE COMPANY
Gourmet espresso, cappuccino, latte, smoothies, pastries and desserts

 


7 am - 5 pm


(808) 875-6630

KAI WAILEA
Delectable and beautifully presented sushi and delightful Japanese tapas

 


Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 875-1955

LONGHI'S
A popular Maui eatery, featuring pastas, freshly baked breads, salads and sandwiches.  

 


Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 891-8883

RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE
The ultimate steakhouse, preferred cuts of beef, perfectly prepared

 


Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 874-8880

TOMMY BAHAMA'S TROPICAL CAFÉ
Tropical, island cuisine

 


Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 875-9983

WAILEA GATEWAY SHOPPING CENTER -  Wailea Gateway Place, Wailea, HI

MONKEY POD KITCHEN
Fresh island fish, hand tossed pizzas from a kiawe wood burning oven, and homemade pies

 


Lunch/Dinner/Happy Hour   


(808) 891-2322

FABIANI'S
Everyday Italian with a fresh bakery.  Soups, salads, pizza, pastas and paninis.

  Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner 

 (800) 874-1113

PITA PARADISE
Fresh fish and baked goods, pita sandwiches, fresh salads, pasta dishes and full wine list

 

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

(808) 879-7177

SUBWAY
Freshly made sandwiches and salads

  Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

(808) 875-7827

OTHER WAILEA AREA RESTAURANTS

ALAN WONG'S AMASIA
Hawaii Regional

  Dinner


(800) 888-6100

GANNON'S
Noted for its farm to table freshness by a notable Maui chef

 


Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 875-8080

JOE'S
Exceptional dining

 


Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 875-7767

MANOLI'S PIZZA COMPANY
Pizza, salads

 


Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 874-1234

MULLIGAN'S ON THE BLUE
Irish pub blended with Hawaiian entertainment

 


Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 874-1131

CAFE KULA MARKETPLACE
Gourmet Deli & Market

 


Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


(800) 888-6100

BISTRO MOLOKINI
California & Island Cuisine open air dining

 


Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 875-1234

BOTERO GALLERY LOUNGE
Amid a prized collection of sculptures by Fernando Botero

 


Cocktails & Appetizers


(808) 875-1234 

GRAND DINING ROOM MAUI
Bountiful breakfast buffets and a special Sunday champagne brunch

 


Breakfast/Brunch 


(808) 875-1234 

HUMUHUMUNUKUNUKUAPUA'A
Pacific Rim Cuisine floating above a lagoon, specializing in fresh island fish

 


Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 875-1234 

KO - Plantation Inspired Cuisine
Hawaii Regional Cuisine

 


Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 875-4100 

NICK'S FISHMARKET MAUI
Hawaii Regional Cuisine

 


Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 875-4100 

POLO BEACH GRILLE & BAR
American

 


Poolside Lunch/Cocktails 


(808) 875-4100 

CAPISCHE?
Italian/French

 


Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 879-2224 

DUO STEAK & SEAFOOD
Hawaii Regional Cuisine 

 


Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 874-8000 

SPAGO
Pacific Rim 

 


Dinner/Cocktails


(808) 874-8000 

FERRARO'S BAR eRISTORANTE
Hawaii Regional Cuisine

 


Lunch/Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 874-8000 

KUMU BAR & GRILL
Hawaii Regional Cuisine 

 


Lunch/Cocktails 


(808) 879-1922 

MALA RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
Tapas/Mediterranean 

 


Breakfast/Dinner/Cocktails 


(808) 875-9394 

              



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