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About Japengo - Maui
A sophisticated dining experience, Japengo draws on Hawaii’s freshest, locally grown products coupled with exotic ingredients from Pacific Rim countries. Located lobby level, guests can enjoy Japengo’s indoor and outdoor patio seating overlooking resorts waterfalls and famed Ka’anapali Beach, or watch as creative sushi is rolled to order in the chic Sushi Lounge.
Lahaina, HI 96761
Seafood, Sushi, Pacific Rim
Hours of Operation:
Dinner 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Lounge 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
7 nights per week from 5:30pm-7:30pm located in the bar/cocktail lounge. Seating is first come, first serve so get here early!
We specialize in intimate private parties up to 40 people.
Complimentary self-parking and validated valet parking is available at the hotel entrance.
Take the Maui Public Bus to Whaler's Village and then a short walk along the boardwalk, to the Hyatt Regency Maui.
Restaurant Chef Gevin Utrillo/Sushi Chef Jin Hosono
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Japengo - Maui Ratings and Reviews
Food was mediocre and pricey. We had items from the sushi list and things that were cooked. Sushi was a little disappointing with limited selection - no Toro or Uni. Freshness was mediocre but the hamachi was pretty good. Other dishes seemed to try too hard with over powering sauces. The molten lava cake was very good.
The ambiance was very nice with views of the ocean and an outdoor theme with torches, large lounge chairs, and live music.
Overall, this restaurant got 2 Stars. Food should be a restaurants 1st priority and you can tell that this took a back seat to creating a nice ambiance. I don’t mind paying a lot for a good meal. In this case, I did not think this was worth it.
This was the surprise of our Maui 2017 trip. We go to Mama’s every year and hit several other local favorite restaurants as well. We tried Japengo because we were staying at the Hyatt. It was absolutely amazing. We went back for a second night before we left, cancking plans at another restaurant.
The food is amazing. The atmosphere is contemporary and clean. We will return next year and for several years to come.
The food was quite good. In fact, the uni was the best we've ever had. Great job! Good drinks, too. The overall atmosphere was fine with nice lighting throughout the restaurant. Unfortunately, a service issue started the dinner on a negative note. We checked in at 8:00 for an 8:15 reservation, but weren't seated until nearly 8:30. It seemed like we were just forgotten about as people that "walked up" after us were getting seated before us - not sure what happened. It was busy but not totally packed that night so were disappointed. The hostess was not particularly attentive to us. We eventually walked up to complain and a new host seated us promptly.
So disappointing. We loved Cafe Japengo in LaJolla. We were really looking forward to dinner in Japengo on vacation.
Service was slow and server indifferent. My Diet Coke tasted like it came out of a dirty swewar line. Calamari was good but cold on arrival. Overpriced and food is mediocre at best. Disappointing and I would not recommend.
The restaurant was full of screaming kids. One table in particular with two kids was non-stop for over one hour. Wait staff are not allowed to offend the parents! Wow, pay that kind of money for a meal, and we are the ones who have to suffer!
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND EATING THERE. More of a McDonalds environment. Great place for screaming kids.
Everything was awesome except for one thing - our drinks were really awful. Ordered an exotic lychee rum drink and what they brought out was just pineapple juice. Other than that the food was amazing, service was excellent and the setting pretty spectacular.
We stayed at the Hyatt and ate at Japengo twice. Very convenient. Nice views. Ate in the Sushi Lounge both times. Server, Jun, was very good both times (he even remembered us the 2nd time!). Sushi is very good, nice presentation, but pretty pricey. We had sushi 5 times during our visit and this was by far the most expensive. Would recommend Japengo if you don't want to drive someplace else.
Great location, great meal, great waiter, worth every penny. We booked witb open door. Were served by Hawaiian native Wayne. Complimentary mai tais curteousy of hyatt booking started us off right. We had california roll, chefs special roll:CA cut roll with salmon and red snapper, edamame, spicy tuna roll and we received a free dessert. We love sushi and Japengo did not disapoint. Highly recommend this establishment as the ambiance wasnincredible. Got a fantastic seat BTW. Thanks Japrngo for helping us feel welcome and making our first night in Maui a blast.
Our meal was Fantastic! Service was great, friendly and observant. We had the Kambocha Squash appetizer, squash was cooked perfectly and had a nice smooth buttery texture. Sushi was fabulous, great selection. We ordered 2 desserts, the chocolate ice cream cake and the creme brulee pineapple upside down cake, both were delicious.
The waitress forgot to put in our appetizer so our dinner came out first. Would not have been a big deal except then the manager stopped by every table around us to ask how dinner was but never asked us. We felt like we were written off and no one cared to make things right. A simple I'm sorry would have made a difference. The food was good but nothing special. Will not be going back..,
When i explained I was vacationing and dining alone to the hostess she let me choose the table I wanted The view was beautiful the service was excellent. My server visited with me in between courses which made the time sitting by myself pass easily. Their menu offers 1/2 orders of several plates so that a diner can try more than one entree. My food was well plated and delicious. The dessert was made in house and was also delicious.
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