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About Auntie's Kitchen - Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas

Auntie's Kitchen
Our vision of Hawaiian Cuisine paired with SuperFoods RX™. In a casual breezy setting, we constantly strive to deliver fresh and simple Hawaiian plates paired with exciting specials weekly. Our cocktail menu is inspired by celebrity mixologist throughout the world who come here to provide the most exciting cocktails on the island made with the freshest ingredients from our farms.
Open daily from 7:00am-9:00pm (bar until 10:00pm).

6 Kai Ala Drive
Lahaina, HI 96761
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Hawaiian, American, Asian

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast

Daily: 7:00am - 10:30am

Lunch

Daily: 10:30am - 5:30pm

Dinner

Monday & Tuesday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm; Wednesday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm; Thursday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Puukolii Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 667-3259

Website:
http://www.westinkaanapali.com/dining/maui-restaurants

Entertainment:
Live local Entertainment Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays 4-7pm

Parking Details:
Complimentary self parking for non hotel guests

Executive Chef:
Francois Millet

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Auntie's Kitchen - Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

3.5

service

4.0

ambience

4.0

value

3.4

Noise

Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

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Kid-friendly (3)
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Great for Lunch (3)
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Sunday Lunch (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Live Sports (2)
Scenic View (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Healthy (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Cozy (1)
Fun (1)
Good for a Date (1)
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People Watching (1)
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Seasonal (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 5, 2018

It’s a cute place for a fast-food-type and the service is consistently attentive and friendly, but the food really doesn’t taste that good.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 29, 2017

A nice casual little outdoor restaurant with excellent service and food. The only downside was the hostess- took her 10min to greet us at the door and never smiled once. She gave off a “stressed out vibe” when quite honestly the restaurant wasn’t that busy! Front end staff set the mood for the guests. Our server on the other hand was superb. Kudos to him!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 26, 2017

warmed over buffet, very expensive at $60/head, not even a white table cloth.
huge disappointment, expected more for the money especially at a Westin property.
would recommend friends not go there.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Ridiculously overpriced, however, the food and service was very good. The location is very special, good for a one time experience. I would probably not dine here again because of the prices.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Excellent breakfast buffet, terrific food anytime of day. Waiting was. Oy Long. Totally honored our Open Table reservation.

1st Class!

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Live Sports, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 21, 2017

I love their Autnies Fried Rice with two eggs on top of fried rice with Portuguese sausage, pork belly and spam. It’s so good! Others in our group got their regular breakfast (2 eggs, toast, potatoes) and they enjoyed it too.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Pretty disappointed. The beef dip was terrible. Soggy bread and not much flavour, tasted like something you’d get at a fast food joint. It was so soggy the flavour didn’t really change whether you dipped it or not.

Once someone came and served us it was fine, but they were a good 15 minutes past our reservation when seating (which is fine, wasn’t too worried), but then it took another 15 after being seated before someone came over to take our drink order.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great location and ambiance. Good food.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised with our first meal here and decided to come back as this place was not overly prcied like everything else in the area. Food is great the first time and just ok the second. So the message is that consistency ma6 not be there every time but worth trying for the view and outdoor experience

Tags: Great for Lunch, Vegan, Scenic View, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

We are a local family from Makawao, using the couple for Kamaaina discount as A Kitchen posted in local newspaper, we were excited to try a new place on Maui. We showed up at 1:50 pm for lunch, kids hungry after afternoon at beach, and although my daughter order quesadilla and the boy ordered a turkey burger, it was 2:55, more than an hour and food was still not out, two tables next to us sat down after us and were finished or just finishing their food by the time we got ours. And the place was not even that busy, there were plenty open tables. My wife ordered the "baja" style fish tacos and they came soggy fish, not battered like "baja" style and all luke warm. She did not even eat them, my daughter said her dish was "ho hum..dady you make better at home", the boy did like his burger, but he eats anything and my steak sandwich was also just ok. No reason to ever go back. Typical resort food. I feel sorry for all the visitors, our bill for 4 plates (two off kids meal menu should be cheaper) was $70 with 50% off, if I had paid $140 for that meal as a tourist I would have said Aunties Kitchen and the Hotel was a big rip off. Look a family of 4 can eat well for about 2/3 the price at either Paia Fish Market Lahaina or Star Noodle (not same owners, not related to me, I am a local this is were we like to eat). I like to try new places because there are only like 3 places on Maui we go to regularly, Aunties Kitchen will not be one of them.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Our family had Thanksgiving dinner here. They had a wonderful buffet with a broad offering. Everything was delicious. I would recommend Auntie’s.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We came here everyday for breakfast during our stay since it was so close to our room at the Westin. Everything here is good to very good. No major complaints and the ambiance is very beautiful... But we have to say over all our best experience was when Claudia was our server. The place is usually pretty busy in the morning so we understand that service is usually not the greatest, but all of servers did their best. However, Claudia went above and beyond and kept checking on us and had what we wanted before we even asked!! Fantastic service that put their overall service to five stars!!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The Kitchen is located on a lanai next next to a resort swimming pool it is screened by bushes, but there is some noise from the pool area. This is casual dining room, the tables and chairs are wooden without table cloths. I did not find the uncushioned wooden chair very comfortable. The service was good, the staff knew the menu well and they kept our water glasses full without us having to ask for refills. I had the chicken meal which was supposed to come with crispy skin, it was not crispy. The Kitchen does provide a huge home made roll with each main course and the brownie dessert was atttactive.

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

We like Aunties Kitchen. The ahi salad was great. The servers are friendly. I like that their ice tea is Mango Ice tea, very nice. They serve great tasting coffee. We enjoyed the fish tacos too! In November, we needed to reserve a table, so do that so you dont have to wait 45 minutes. Popular place! Go see Auntie!

Tags: Scenic View, Live Sports, Quick Bite, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Cozy, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Always a great meal here at Aunties. Only request is to copy the poke nachos recipe from the Westin in Kauai. They have a much better version.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Food was decent but the service made it worth it. Our server was very attentive to refilling our drinks and checking if everything was going well. It’s a little noisy with it being open and lots of full tables plus the back grown music was a little loud. If you are staying at the resort or a neighboring one it’s a decent place to eat. Easy to walk to from the ocean path.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Very disappointing.
Noisy.
Mediocre meals.
Mediocre service.
In a Westin!
Don’t bother.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This place overhauled thier menu food was much better and simple when it was ocean bar and grill. We went for the ahi sandwich which used to be divine they took that off so we had drinks and kids had a cheese pizza. I give the food 3 at best. Service was good though.

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·Dined on September 4, 2017

The server was inexperienced, the red wine was warm, the chicken was over cooked, and they forgot part of our order. Would not recommend.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Had the Buffet would go A la carte next time food was good but not worth the price of the buffet

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Good food, great customer services, and nice views of the ocean.

Tags: Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Fun, Casual, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Quick Bite, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Service is super slow. Food was not great. Hostess seemed clueless.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Great spot to take advantage of while staying at the Westin resort

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Live Music, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 6, 2017

Great meal! The fish special of the day was delicious.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Romantic
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on June 4, 2017

On vacation and went to a local restaurant on the boardwalk. Service was extremely slow on a Sunday afternoon. Food was cold once served and my cocktail was delivered watered down as it took at least a half hour before it was served.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 23, 2017

The food was barely edible and dramatically overpriced. I had an over cooked veggie burger on a disgusting gluten free bun that was soggy on the bottom and tasteless, as was the burger. The fries it came with were fine. My husband had a quesadilla and a spinach salad. With the tip it came to $73. Would never eat there again.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Great breakfast!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on May 16, 2017

The spicy tuna roll was amazing! Good portions. Nice casual place for a quick meal. Active bar. Overall very enjoyable.

Tags: Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Scenic View, Quick Bite
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 9, 2017

This place was just okay. Not bad, not great. Probably wouldn't go back with all the other options in the area.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Afternoon Tea, Quick Bite, Casual, People Watching
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 26, 2017

No intimacy - just a bunch of tables close together.

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Totally fine. Decent food and they went over backwards to accommodate the needs of my gluten-free wife which was totally appreciated. The Beach Burger was really good and the sea salt fries were really crispy and tasty, perfect. Nice change of pace for us.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Delicious ribeye plate and poke bowls. Reasonably priced for resort. Friendly staff. Wished we ate here more often during our stay.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 19, 2017

We were lured to Auntie's Kitchen because of the "All-You-Care-To-Eat Crab Legs" and unfortunately they were hit or miss. We found that 60 percent of the time, the legs (a mixture of Snow amd Dungeness) were either old and mushy or just plain cold. Even waiting for legs that just came out wasn't a promise of freshness. However, the atmosphere, drink selection, and service made up for this downside and helped to make our experience enjoyable. If we return, we'll definitely be ordering off the menu, as entrees we saw being served to other diners really looked delicious.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 18, 2017

Generally I thought this place was overpriced and my fish tacos weren't very good.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 12, 2017

Love the addition of poke to the menu - don't miss the seasonal Wednesday crab feeds

Tags: Seasonal, Scenic View, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on March 28, 2017

For a small restaurant at the resort, the food was excellent. I had the poke which was seasoned well and ahi tune cooked to perfection. Still thinking about the great taste

Tags: Romantic, Happy Hour, Tapas, Casual, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Waterfront, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 17, 2017

The food was great the service was slow, but our server was very nice and apologized for the service. The poke bowls were amazing!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 6, 2017

Mediocre high priced food but pretty scenery. We got the poke tacos which are huge. The salads were fine.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2017

Crabfest was very good. Spinach salad with chicken was average. Kahlua pork local meal was large. Was a close dinner which filled the bill.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 24, 2017

Good food. Nice selection for a reasonable price (for a hotel). Relaxing atmosphere. Everything tested great.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Disabled Access
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