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 WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Honu Seafood and Pizza - Lahaina reviews from OpenTable diners
165 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (131)great for outdoor dining (102)fit for foodies (87)romantic (64)neighborhood gem (59)special occasion (51)hot spot (46)kid-friendly (38)great for lunch (32)notable wine list (27)vibrant bar scene (26)good for groups (23)late-night find (15)great for brunch (9)Show More
  • Anonymous
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Fantastic food!! Fantastic service!!! Fantastic view!! Fantastic setting!!! Right in front of turtle refuge so if you are lucky like we were you will see the turtles trying to come ashore to rest. (Honu is Hawiian for turtle)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    Luvgoodfood
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful meal at this restaurant. Although it was very busy, the service was good and the food outstanding. I would definitely recommend the place for people that enjoy good eating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden Gem
    PattiinsurpriseVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    The outside is very plain but as you walk in the entire restaurant is energetic and full of happy people. We were treated like regulars even though it was our first visit. We were immediately seated at an ocean front table. The bartender made me a yummy Miscow Mule to set the evening. Must tries are the Spanish Octopus dish and the mushroom pizza. No rushing and great service from Susie.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    Jester95
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Wonderful food, on the water. Be sure to get a reservation
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Lahaina Gem
    DawnonmauiVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    What a busy little place. I made reservations for 7pm, but got there at about 6pm. Perfect time to grab a drink at the bar, relax and talk to lots of guests. At 7pm we were seated at a ocean front table and promptly greeted. Knowledgeable staff, great food and service. Our out of town guest loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Honu was awesome but the opentable reservation system is lacking. We wanted a specific time and it was not offered on opentable so we called the restaurant directly and got the time we wanted. I won't likely use opentable again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food &fantastic view
    DebraVIP
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    You can see the sea turtles from here very good food highly recommend you try it
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoy the view
    Fulltimepatsfan
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    My wife and I went for pizza and a beer. They have s great selection of beer,local and international. While eating we sat at waters edge listening to the waves and stones as they ebbed and flowed. We also got to see a sea turtle restring on the rocky shore. Very nice atmosphere with great service. Like all restaurants in the area a bit pricey, a salad pizza and two beers with tip set us back $60.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AMAZING ALWAYS
    DavidVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    This is a hidden gem that provides a wonderful atmosphere, high quality food for the value and superb service. They always deliver above and beyond!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Extremely overrated
    ThomasVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Very disappointed with this over-priced and over-rated restaurant. Would never recommend it to anyone.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Celebration
    srle
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Aloha, We enjoyed celebrating our client's birthday at Honu. Definitely a place to return to even if just a cocktail and pupu at the bar! Opakapaka was AMAZING!!! Oso Bucco OUTSTANDING!! Ahi Bruschetta a HIT at our table! We just need to go back and try other items on the menu!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food and Service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Visited 2 nights and everything was perfect both nights.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy twin of Hong and pricey
    FoodflightVIP
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    This place has essentially the same menu as adjacent Honu with a much higher sound level.it is a more cramped space too. If you want to pay these prices and have a less frenetic dining experience go to Honu instead. Too spend and touristy for us. Server ignored our request for the check and brought dessert menus. Then had to take check to front when he didn't return. And despite a reservation they seated us at the bar for drinks for 45 minutes.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Atmosphere
    foodmonster
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Great food and service. Food was not as rich as other restaurants. Our table was so close to the water we could almost touch it. A+
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A find in Lahaina
    vrinrh
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This place is a definite find. The seared Ahi bruschetta definitely lived up to the reputation - it is to die for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great outdoor view of the sunset
    RickyVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    My wife and I were on vacation in Maui. We made reservation at Honu Seafood and Pizza. We drove there and walked inside The staff was very friendly. We waited by the bar while they got us a table. We ordered drinks and they were great. The bartender was a outstanding ambassador to the restaurant. We got a table outside and the view was very beautiful. We ordered the special fish dish and the shrimp pizza. It was fantastic. We had a splendid time. This place is so good that during out stay for ten days we ate there twice. Also, they have valet service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing view
    Themightyryo
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Great view, sweet seevice and awesome food. You'd better go this restaurant once if you'll stay at Lahaina area.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best food on our trip!
    Yogi205VIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We spent four days in the Lahaina area and ate at various highly recommended spots but this one beat them all. The opakapaka fish special was amazing and the tomato and mozzarella served with cherry wheat bread was the best I've eaten. Good selection of different options on the menu and right on the water for a nice sunset view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    RayandBarb
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was our first visit to this restaurant. We loved it - great food, service & ambiance. Our server, Jackie, was awesome. Great gluten-free choices!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous dinner....great service!
    HTBmaui
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I've been to Honu multiple times since they opened and my experiences there keep getting better and better. We had a group of 8 with 2 small children and everyone loved their dinner (kids dinner quite expensive though at $14 for noodles!). Our server was fabulous but I can't remember her name! Ahi bruschetta still amazing....small gado gado is big enough to have as your dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • fun new place
    rlernVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Another ocean side restaurant...this one we could almost touch the water. We had some good brick oven pizza that was a nice change from all the heavy meals. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 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
    Netty
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Recommended by a friend. We were disappointed in the lobster pizza and kale salad. Would not return
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food is as great as the view!
    alumiere
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We have included Honu as part of our vacation "must do's" each time we head to Maui! The service is always good and the choice of what to select always a tough one as there are so many good options!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    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
  • Dootsie
    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
  • Honu is Wonderful
    professorfionaVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Especially if you must eat gluten free. So many unbelievable treats to try that you rarely see on a gluten free menu. Ahi tuna on flax great toast with edamame puree, tomatoes, etc. Luscious, fresh and fabulous. Tried both the gluten free and regular lobster and cheese pizza special. Another winner. They do craft cocktails very well. The view of Lanai and Molokai at sunset sets photographers into a frenzy. It's easy to park and just enough out of the the bustle of Lahaina's center to make it feel like a real find. Don't miss it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lamb riblets...and more
    ChildLibr
    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
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014VIP
    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
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    • Ambiance
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    • 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.