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Nick's Fishmarket Maui
Nick's Fishmarket Maui

Nick's Fishmarket Maui Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.nicksfishmarketmaui.com
  • Phone: (808) 879-7224
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Saturday, 5:30pm - 9:30pm. The bar is open from 5:00pm nightly. Happy Hour is offered at the bar from 5:00pm to 7:00pm nightly.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steak, Hawaii Regional Cuisine
  • Executive Chef: Geno Sarmiento
  • Dress Code: Resort Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Open air, private dining room available that can accommodate up to 56. Food and beverage minimum for exclusive utilization of the entire restaurant for the evening: $20,000 excluding tax and service charge. Includes: hosted cocktail reception, if desired, customized dinner menu with the selection of a pre-fixe menu.
  • Private Party Contact: Patricia Blackburn (808) 879-4171
  • Special Events & Promotions: Wine Tastings, Private Chef's Table Dinners, Customized Printed Menus are avaiable with set dinners to add that personal touch. Please contact us for more information or to begin making arrangements for your event.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Kaukahi Street in the Fairmont Kea Lani
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking or in the self parking lot.
A word from Nick's Fishmarket Maui
Nick’s Fishmarket Maui, located at the spectacular Fairmont Kea Lani Maui, offers the finest in local and mainland seafood in a lush, tropical paradise setting. The romantic flair of the Mediterranean is seen in the restaurant's decor from the rich earth tones of its color scheme, to the crisp white curves of its enchanting architecture. Patrons dining outdoors will fall under the spell of overhead, vine-covered trellises with fragrant stephanotis blossoms and sparkling lights, while looking out over the lush grounds of the hotel and onto the beautiful ocean view. Innovative, classic cuisine is the focus of this premier restaurant. Specialties include fresh Opakapaka, Mahi Mahi, Ahi, Opah, Hawaiian Spiny Lobster, and standards such as Prime New York steak, Rack of Lamb and Greek Chicken. Whether it be a romantic dinner, a family celebration, a business function or just a night out with friends, Nick's Fishmarket Maui is the Valley Isle's first choice in dining.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Diner Reviews
  • "The restaurant was very good but it was extremely expensive."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We always eat here while visiting Maui and chose to celebrate my husband's birthday here the night we arrived. We each had a drink at the bar before dinner - good service there. My husband ordered the tuna, I had filet mignon and both were very good. Unfortunately we had what was, I think, an isolated incident with an insulting server. It did put a damper on the evening, but overall I would still recommend Nick's."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We were very pleased with the food and service. Everything was of the highest quality."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "4th time there. Was excited. Horrible food! Lied about abalone being fresh. Waited 1 hr. Abalone has 2 b thawed out later we were told. AWFUL FOOD! DO NOT GO TO NICKS. AWFUL AWFUL. Room service would be better. BUT NOT AT THE FAIRMON KEI LANI!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Nicks never disappoints. We have been there over 5 times and the food is always good. Service for the most part is spot on although now and again there are some hiccups. A must on Maui!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We celebrated our 43rd wedding anniversary. The wait staff were wonderfully attentive but not intrusive. Their recommendations were welcomed and definitive. The food was good and attractively presented."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We had some not so great experiences at other "hotel restaurants" in the area. Nick's was by far the best of those and also was the best overall dining experience we had in the South Maui area. We have already referred Nick's to several friends and will continue to do so."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • " No veggie included and the fish was not cooked thoroughly."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Awesome experience! While the dinner was exceptional, we were so pleased with the service we received from Lucas, Chris and our other servers. Yes, we had four people attending our table! With this, one might think your table woul be overrun with fussing staff. Not so. Lucas, our main server, kept a discrete eye on our table, attending to any need promptly. Chris dropped by, chatted for a moment and making sure we were being taken care of. Everyone was pleasant, personable and professional. As if to add an exclamation point to our evening, we were presented with a special dessert with "Congratulations" written in chocolate around the top of the serving plate. We were celebrating our marriage and Nick's made it even more memorable."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I made my reservation at 6:30pm then changed it by mistake to 7:30pm. It happened that I was at the pool by that time and when I went to change my ressie the mgr was too busy to come out&assist me. They advised me to go to the 2nd floor&hv concierge help me. Long story short I was going to cancel my ressie and did not after Jacqueline the hostess assisted me. He customer service skills are beyond compare. When dinner start Chris took my wine order but no one serve it till almost 20m when I asked Alex about my wine. Overall the team did a good job they were all very knowledgable but we were not sure who is our server because we had 3 or 4 of them and we had to repeat our self when it comes to wine pouring. Food was awesome."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We ate here before & raved about it. Food was great. Service attentive."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "While we enjoy Nick's, one experience marred our recent visit. we hadn't even been seated yet and the red headed hostess asked my husband to remove his hat due to dress code. He always removes his hat and gives it to me to put in my purse. She needed to give him a chance to do it before saying something. He was annoyed for the next 20 minutes after we sat down. It was also her tone. Yet, the restaurant didn't seem to mind sitting us next to two separate tables with misbehaving, screaming kids. We like Nick's but would prefer a different environment than the one we experienced the other night."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We went to try their Restaurant Week menu. Normally, we would not go somewhere this pricey. The meal was delicious. Service was very attentive, even tho' they were very busy. Wine list was pretentious, which means VERY expensive! I would not go back for that reason. A nice glass of wine should not cost $20! The location is nice, but mostly because of Maui's beatiful weather!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Dined at Nicks for a Wailea a Restaurant Week. We try to avoid hotel restaurants usually since so expensive and tourist-centric, but the special meal pulled us in. So glad we went! Beau the waiter was totally on his game, the food was great, and although the wine list is pricey there were a few good choices,"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My wife and I stopped at Nick's after finding it on Open Table. We had a terrific lunch that included a dish from their dinner menu that the server suggested I should try, based on our food-choosing conversation. The staff was enthusiastic and the food was great. Nice view of Maalea Harbor too. We liked it so much that when we picked up our son, daughter-in-law and their two daughters at the Maui airport the next day, we brought them right to Nick's. They liked it too."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "This is definitely a place to go when in Maui! Great service to start, multiple waiters made sure we had anything we wanted. The food was excellent as well. "
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "In our week in Maui, my wife and I found many of the restaurants to be over-hyped as well as over-priced. While Nick's was on the expensive side, it was well worth it, as the food lived up to the reputation. The service was even better. Thanks Nick!"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Best place to have a nice romantic dinner. Service was excellent."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "We ate at Nick's 2 times while visiting Wailea last week. Food and service was top notch!! Highly recommend the Kahlua pig pot stickers and the chocolate decadence dessert. Out of all of the restaurants we visited - the service we received while dining here was the best. We had several people helping us and checking in on us. We will definitely be back when we visit Maui again. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Service was excellent, no equal in wailea. Fish was delicious. Oysters were best ever. Kids menu was awesome as well."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Always great food and great setting. This was our 4th trip to Nicks. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "View was amazing. Couldn't have been better. We had best table in restaurant, overlooking Pacific. Service was top notch, but a little over the top. Six people visited our table before we placed our order. Food was solid. On the expensive side, but we knew that ahead of time."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "What a lovely dinner spot. Great sunset view and awesome food. Very knowledgable about gluten free options. Very attentive staff. Would love to go back!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Took my wife here for our last night on Maui...Wow. The cocktail shrimp were almost 5" long; the salmon was great and the ono was amazing. It is not cheap but I believe you get what you pay for. Will definitely stop here if we are ever on Maui in the future."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "We decided to try Nicks for our last night in Maui anniversary celebration and what a great idea this was! We started at the bar for happy hour and shared the calamari appetizer and some Mai tais. Happy hour is a great deal, and the food and drinks were sublime. My husband and I decided to issue the calamari challenge to eateries at home to see if other establishments could match the light delicious treat. Then dinner of delectable Ono and mahi. While we watched the sunset. Perfect. Our other favorite place on Maui is their sister establishment, Sarentos. We were curious how they compare and both are fabulous, so now we have another favorite for Maui meals. We will return."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Impeccable service, amazing food, beautiful view. We could not have asked for a better evening!! We were initially so impressed with the service alone...then the food arrived!!! Amazing...enough said. Thank you!!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The food was excellent. But the service was not good. Although we had 3 different waiters for our table it was not a coordinated effort, some of us ordered wine then no other drink orders were taken we had to ask for drinks. Waiters rarely checked on table at the end had to ask for check. When it was brought nothing was said just handed it to us no thank you or anything. It's to bad because the food was some of the best we had."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Excellent dinning experience with great sunset views. "
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "This restuarantwould be a gem if they could get their service right. We were seated promptly in their elegant dining room overlooking the ocean. Then the fun began. We were left unattended for long periods while we waited and waited for wine menus, drink service, dinner, etc. and it seemed everytime we were waited upon it was a different person. It was like the old adage "who's on first". So, be forewarned. The food would make me recommend it, but the service makes me hesitate."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "We arrived a bit early to catch the sunset and they sat us slightly before our reservation. Being our first time we didn't know the layout, but we must have been at the best outdoor table. The service was friendly and superb. The food was outstanding. A friend had arranged for a 'special' desert. Truly amazing. Expensive, but absolutely worth it!"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Nick's and will NOT be the last!! Evening began with Happy Hour--great drinks and apps. Dining table had a beautiful view. We had 3 waitstaff working with us throughout the evening who were amazing! The fish dinners were superb. My husband had the salmon which was very tasty. My fish dish was a piece of art with scallops surrounding the plate. Everything we had was perfect!! Can't wait to return. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Outstanding dining experience. Beautiful setting and delicious food!"
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Great service, beautiful setting and delious. The wine list is extensive and given to you on a I-Pad to view. I had the fish and it couldn't have been any fresher "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "We went to Nicks not knowing what to expect. The wine list was great and the waitstaff friendly. My wife and I had the pink snapper and it was the best meal I've had in a long time!"
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "We ate early with our 11 month old... before we were even seated the server provided us with goldfish crackers to keep her occupied. While I usually wouldn't bring her to a meal of this caliber, we were on vacation and babysitting was not a good option. The food was tremendous and the team were beyond attentive, anticipating our needs before we knew they existed. They even brought 3 spoons in ice water to entertain our daughter (it worked beautifully). We'll definitely visit when we're in Maui again!"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "The look has changed but it was still great. Food, wine, service all really good. We ate here 3x when we stayed 14 years ago. This trip was no different. "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Our experience at Nick's Fishmarket was a little less than I expected. The food was just OK and the service a bit slow. Seemed like a group wait staff where no one person was accountable for providing service to our table. Would not recommend as there are better restaurants in the area."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "We had a wonderful experience at Nick's Fishmarket. We would highly recommend it to anyone who would like a very romantic evening. The sunset was breathtaking."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "We celebrated our 50th anniversary here and we were delighted with every facet of the evening. They reserved a wonderful table for us, every server was informed, excited, and helpful. The food was delicious. Of course the views were unparalled. A perfect evening in every way!"
    Dined on 4/23/2014