Honu Seafood and Pizza - Lahaina
Honu Seafood and Pizza - Lahaina

Honu Seafood and Pizza - Lahaina

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.honumaui.com/
  • Phone: 8086679390x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Hours of Operation Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm;
    Dinner 4:30pm - 930pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Chef Mark Ellman
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Kapunakea Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Parking is plentiful and available on Front Street and the Lahaina Cannery Mall across the street. We also have a few spots in the Honu parking
    We now have FREE nightly Valet Service.
A word from Honu Seafood and Pizza - Lahaina
Chef Mark and Judy Ellman have opened a seafood shack, right next door to Mala Ocean Tavern. Honu Seafood and Pizza also sits right on the rocks of the Pacific Ocean, with 50 beers, an organic and eclectic wine list, and an extensive scotch and rum selection. Mark and Judy have created an environment that soothes the savage beasts craving of oysters on the half shell, steamed clams and mussels, Crab Louis salad, a selection of Hawaiian seafood, as well as fish from the West and East Coasts of the US. Honu also features a 900 degree brick-oven turning out artisinal pizzas. Come to Honu, drink a local Micro-brewed beer ,eat some freshly shucked oysters on the half shell, and let your eyes and soul relax into the Pacific. Honu, like Mala, is run by Mark and Judy Ellman and their two daughters Ariana and Michelle. Remember, we always try and practice Aloha. Please come and practice with us.

Aloha.

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Honu Seafood and Pizza - Lahaina reviews from OpenTable diners
145 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (126)great for outdoor dining (91)fit for foodies (78)romantic (63)special occasion (50)neighborhood gem (49)kid-friendly (43)great for lunch (33)hot spot (33)notable wine list (24)good for groups (23)vibrant bar scene (19)late-night find (16)great for brunch (14)Show More
  • Beautiful
    trioofgals
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Honu was a perfect maui experience. Right on the water with a view of the sunset that was spectacular. The service was personal and friendly. The menu had extensive choice for vegan, gluten free and all out carnivore. I would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HONU IS GETTING BETTER
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Thank goodnes for the valet - because the parking is brutal here. The pizza is better than most. The beers are high but the list is copius. We are frequent HONU flyers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We celebrated my husband's birthday at Honu's as we did last year. We had a wonderful evening from the special drinks to the delicious food. Erika, our server, was outstanding! We look forward to dining at Honu's again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lamb riblets...and more
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The shrimp Louie salad was so great and the dressing was beyond description. It was that good! For dessert, we had the liliko'i cream brûlée, raspberry tart which was sweet with the tart raspberries and finished with Italian meringue. For an appetizer we shared the lamb riblets and I thought they were burnt and dry. The dipping sauce was excellent, not so much for the riblets.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Honu is definitely a gem here in Lahaina! The service was outstanding. Connie Green the server was amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing meal
    Uytx234
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Terrible service. Ran out of food early in evening. Server's attitude was very bad.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ggigi
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The food was way over priced and they use paper napkins! ... but one is paying for the view.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dining at the Shoreline
    pixel45
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The menu was varied and the choices were creative and healthy. I had not been to this restaurant before, but wished I would have found it earlier in our vacation. Prices are moderate and food was creatively presented. This is far more than a bar or pizza joint. Will definitely be back when I return to Maui.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • View galore!
    Bonbon
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food was very good! A bit pricey. The service was amazing!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Honu Seafood and Pizza - Lahaina
    Guns
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The service and the food was excellent. Good variety on the menu, from bar food to expensive entrees. Will definitely go there again. Only negative, the tip was added automatically to our bill - just me and my wife. It's fairly easy to not catch this as it isn't standard practice. So we could have easily over tipped if I didn't happen to notice this. Also, I thought the tip that was automatically added was overly generous. It was 20% I think. But again, this is a really good place and we will go there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was okay, server was so-so
    SweetnsavoryVIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Last year my experience was better - the food seemed more memorable and the server was on point. This time around, not so much. Not sure if my taste buds changed or if the restaurant changed. Our server never told us the specials and the service was lackluster which isn't reflective in the price of their dishes. Overall it was okay...which was different than how I felt last year where I raved on and on about this place to family and friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • everything was great
    kevinSD
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Every part of our experience was great. Brought our kids food very quickly. The food and services were the best we had during our trip to Maui. Will definitely go back next time!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better than Mala
    Mauieveryyear
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Tried this sister restaurant of Mala. Same great food but much better atmosphere and much more room to move around.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Honu
    TomDori
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We sat right on the edge of the water and enjoyed the food, view and the service. The grilled Spanish octopus was delicious as were the entrées. It was difficult to select an entre because so many looked so good. We came to Honu because we ate at Mala and thought it was a great find in Lahaina.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome view and food
    alkoiv24VIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Recommended by my dad and was very good. Restaurant is basically at the edge of the waves and is excellent for watching the sunset. Our server even knew the best lighting to take a photo and offered it to us which turned out to be the best photo of the trip. Food was also very good. Overall a great experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Great views of the sunset if you desire! Excellent food choices!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favorites on Maui<3
    Sunshine
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This is our second visit to Maui and Honu was one of the first reservations we made. We had such a wonderful time last time that we couldn't wait to return and we were not disappointed!Our server made all the suggestions and did not steer us wrong. She suggested we try their signature appetizer, which was tuna. We are not fans of raw fish but it was so delicious we could have eaten more!Their fish is caught daily and it is worth it to try fish here that you have never tried before. The staff is very knowledgeable of how the dishes are prepared and the taste of all the fish.We ended up making another reservation for our last night here!The view is fabulous and the sunsets are breathtaking!! We can't wait for a return visit to Maui and Honu!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    Costa
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Good eats and unique menu. Location is great with outdoor seating right on the water. Not a far drive from many big hotels on Kaanapali and good local food - NOT a boring chain. Service was okay, but the food and atmosphere were fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    After doing a lot of research, we ate here our last night on Maui. The food was excellent, my Mai Tai had a nice kick to it, the service was perfect and we had an excellent spot near the water. ~ Perfect ~
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scenic, Warm & Eclectic - good eats
    NotATourist2010VIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Really good food and as it is situated on the ocean, the view is amazing-turtles can be seen. It is casual, with knowledgeable & friendly wait staff. The food is inventive & really good. We had shrimp verde pizza, fish & chips (5*), ahi bruschetta, fried oysters, excellent Guava Pisco Sours, and an amazing turtle cheesecake (5*....large - you can share). There was 1 bartender which slowed drinks-we cancelled a 2nd cocktail as we would of finished food before arrival. Tables close together...plan on chatting with your neighbor:-). Recommend making a reservation; limited seating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food, service, location
    wdswong
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Excellent food and very good service -located just a little away from the crazinest and heavy traffic of Lahaina town yet still offering great views of the water. Prices are a bit on the high side but the food and service made it worth it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lahaina favorite
    FrompdxVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Discovered both Honu and sister restaurant, Mala, on past trip to Maui. Return here ever since for the great food. Good options for vegetarian diners. Service is always friendly, low key and attentive. Food is flavorful and creative. Local, fresh and consistent. Had an oceanside table this evening which was romantic and relaxing. Have recommended to family and friends, and will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Time2chow
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Beautiful location. Excellent brick oven pizza and oysters! Very pricey.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over priced
    Sarah
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    You pay for the Oceanside seating (if lucky enough to get a table) overpriced mediocre food, extremely noisy and cramped tables. Would not go back. The waitress was pleasant...
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • FoodcrazyVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    One if our favorite dining experiences in Maui. Beautiful setting ( like its sister Ma La). Everything we had was excellent, including sausage pizza, fresh mongchong, ahi bolognese. Will definitely return again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of the best meals on Maui
    DenverTravelerVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Its sister restaurant, Mala, has long been one of our favorite Maui restaurants but we're hooked on Honu now. Although every table was filled, our server Suzanne never let us feel forgotten or ignored, her descriptions of the drinks and food were spot-on and she did it with a great sense of humor. Our food was served piping hot and it was delicious. Sorry for the short review, but just thinking about it has me wanting to make my next reservation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hot during sunset
    Love2eatoutVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We were seated at a table to watch sunset. There were no fans in the restaurant and it was very hot. I was sweating during my meal. The food was good. If you like to watch sunsets I recommend another restaurant. Come here after the sunset when it's cooler
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth a stop!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    For something so casual as pizza, ended up being really tasty. We oredered the ahi sausage pizza, which sounded a little odd at first, but turned out to be wonderful, tender and not spicy. The fish and chips were wonderful - especially for someone who doesn't usually order fried food. Batter was light and crispy and fish soft and tender. The "chips" were a combination of potato and sweet potato fries - perfect balance. Service was wonderful and accommodating with 2 toddlers. Views were amazing, can't get any better than this. Can't wait to come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We loved this restaurant! The service and food were excellent. Went with my family on vacation - great for adults and kids.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good meal, great view.
    BigDaddyMatt
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We ate here second night on Maui. Kids had the pizza, which, though overpriced (as expected) was good and both enjoyed. I had the burger-$19 for a burger is ridiculous (yes, I know it was Kobe), but it was pretty darn good. My fine had the Ahi bruschetta appetizer, which she absolutely loved, and the romaine salad,which she also liked. Beautiful spot right on the water. Nice little by the glass wine list-reasonably priced.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never disappoints
    Luv2dineVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Inventive, tasty dishes that keep us returning. The Ahi Bruschetta is FANTASTIC. Wait staff are knowledgeable, attentive, not pushy. Portion size is good, never feel hungry when I leave.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing date night
    AK808
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    My husband and I chose Honu for our first date night, in two years!! Not having been out since the kids were born, we were hoping for a great night. Our night ended up being nearly perfect. The food was simply amazing, the drinks were delightful, the service fantastic and the ambience romantic. Try the octopus appetizer and the Ahi entree. YUM!!! Thank you Honu! We've added you to our favorites list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hostess not accommodating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    restaurant was good but could not accommodate us on a oceanfront table even though we got there over 1 hour prior to our reservation time to specifically request an oceanfront view. Also they were out of pizzas that night, which is one of the reasons we chose the restaurant in the first place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Great food,,great service...we have been to Mala as well and both are fabulous...the ahi bruschetta was worth it as well as the grilled octopus..it melted in your mouth..amazing food!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RIGHT ON THE WATER..DIVINE..SPECIAL
    LoisonMaui
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Had my birthday dinner here. The staff went out of their way to make it special...nice table, very knowledgeable server, food options great, priced affordable to expensive (since my BD I chose the house special that night - Monchong prepared perfectly and my husband had the Crab Louie, also prepared perfectly). We started with a gift from the owner and staff of their signature Ahi bruschetta, then had to try the fresh special salad that night- a Barolo with greens and tomatoes. Top this all off with great wine and the house French Macarons (dessert a gift again and served with a candle and staff signing happy birthday). Now this is a special birthday, I'll remember. Mahalo to the team at Honu.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Honu Doesn't Disappoint!
    KahuluiGal
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We are return customers that brought our friends to Honu to introduce them to our favorite restaurant, and you didn't disappoint! The food, as well as the service was amazing! There is no question that Honu out does Mama's Fish House!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lahaina Gem
    homecook
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Wonderful food, great service and beautiful ocean view and spectacular sunset! A "must" when visiting Lahaina, Maui, HI.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Restaurant in Lahaina
    Love2eatnmaui
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Anyone staying near Lahaina needs to come to Honu for a sunset dinner. The ahi bruschetta is "a must". The special fresh fish is great but you can never go wrong with the seafood pasta! Great kids menu including fish and chips & pizza.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food
    diningout
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    disappointed in the menu. was hoping for a better selection of fresh fish. My fish was very bland. great place to see the sunset tho.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Manager
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The Manager was do helpful and kind to us. He is handicapped but it was so welcoming at the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.