Auntie's Kitchen - Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas

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187 reviews
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Hawaiian
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).
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San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We went for dinner at our hotel. It was definitely family friendly and very casual (still saw some people in bathing suits). My husband had the prime rib and I had the chicken both were good. If you are looking for a laid back place and ease I would recommend going here.

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Portland
16 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 1

Good food at a very reasonable, for Maui, price. Sitting by the pool is not the best ambiance. Good wait staff. Try to the coconut cake! Wonderful!

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Convenient and great service

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CS
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Nothing special.

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Portland
2 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Solid casual meal. Resort dining, so it was more expensive than non-resort venues but convenient as we are staying at the resort. Very attentive service and good food. We had poke bowls and they were fresh and delicious. The coconut cake was light and tasty.

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Denver
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very good dinner casual setting outside. Wednesday was fresh lobster night and it was amazing! My husband loved it! It came with potatoes and drawn butter. I had a seafood coconut stew which was lovely-clean, rich and hearty like a chowder . They even had gluten free roll with it! Cocktails were inventive. To finish meal...the coconut cake as out of this world and reminds me of childhood and home! Server was great as well!

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Denver
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Over priced food with a bar/pool atmosphere. Kids and adults walking thru the restaurant in wet bathing suits, fine for a poolside bar but not at the venue described in their advertising (or pricing). Also, wine list was sub par at best and the cocktail options are seriously dated.

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Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun place for lunch, dinner and drinks! Seth has been our waiter most days and he is best along with Alex ( from Romania )

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Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant and Seth is a attentive and friendly server

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Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Servers Seth and Alex were excellent and made our vacation and dinning fun!

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Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and all day food choices

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Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly service, excellent food and convenient in the Westin Villa

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San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A nice choice of lunch items and friendly servers.

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JD
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Arrived at reservation time- hostess had to bus several tables- server was very friendly- restaurant not very busy yet it took over an hour to get food which was not hot upon arrival. Coffee at breakfast was cool

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RW
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The only thing wrong with the kitchen was the undercooked Mahi Mahi in the fish taco. Too raw for my taste. I should have spoken up while ordering and asked them to cook the fish longer.

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OT
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was good, but services was slow

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R
Calgary
24 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. The food was DELICIOUS! I can’t wait to come back!

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BJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome. Wednesday night seafood!! What a deal on a great meal!

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DH
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the best service. I am a picky eater and our server didn’t roll his eyes once. He did great at making sure i had what i wanted to eat.

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JM
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We ate here for dinner twice on our trip! We were staying at the villas and were pleasantly surprised by the food & drink selection, and extremely friendly staff. Perfect for a casual happy hour or dinner - underrated!

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Anchorage
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Food was great.. Service.. no so much

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San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Service was a little spotty but the server was pleasant and we didn’t let it ruin your experience. Food was wonderful, location is beautiful, a great new addition to Maui!

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OT
Orange County
21 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had our new year eve dinner. Food was fantastic with amazing views of the resort. Had a great time.

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TA
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had dinner New Years Eve and were very pleased. Our food was great and the service was excellent. Our waiter was so friendly and helpful with his suggestions. We are locals and this will be on our list as one of our favorites.

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Omaha
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

We didn't realize this would be a buffet when we made our reservation. The food wae not worth ther money spent.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 1

Christmas buffet was not good
Bland, salty food. Unappealing
Desserts were smaller but tasty
Very pricey

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Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

We have been before and had wonderful food (six months ago). This time the burger was extremely salty, the shrimp tasted they like were frozen, thawed, heated and s sauce added after. Tortillas on the tacos were dried not pleasant (but the fish was good). We were disappointed and don’t plan on going back.

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RA
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Nice outdoor but covered restaurant in Westin property. Food was decent and the atmosphere was casual. Went there at about 5 pm, before the dinner crowd so there were plenty of seating available.

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LD
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Thanksgiving buffet was truly awesome. The food selection ranged from traditional turkey, to fish, to prime rib. Disappointed there was no mashed potatoes or stuffing, but the purple yams tasted fine. Turkey was moist, gravy tasty, the prime rib superb! It was treat to find a ceviche and poke cart. The fresh mozzarella and tomato salad was a nice addition to the standard greens. Because of the holiday, reservations for the buffet was in high demand so dining was expanded into the conference area where they usually set up for the time share presentation. We ended up seated a bit aways from the buffet table but, it worked out just fine. Service was top notch. Our server was hustling and very much in control of his tables. He was friendly, kept our glasses filled, and quick to deliver our requests. It was our first Thanksgiving away from home and dining at Auntie's Kitchen was a treat because besides the awesome food and great service, it was the first Thanksgiving in years I didn't have to cook and clean! I ended the day relaxed instead of exhausted. Thank you, Auntie!

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CO
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The restaurant was conveniently located in the Westin complex and only a short walk from our room, which was perfect for our first night in Maui. Upon arriving, many of tables were not cleared, and the noise level was quite high. I had the Maui Maui special. Though the taste was enjoyable, my fish was over cooked. The Cobb Salad included seared tuna, which lacked flavor.

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RW
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for their Prime Rib. as expected, it was great. portion is large, and you can replace the macaroni salad with broccoli.

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San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

This place was nice, in the middle of a hotel the Westin but all in all good place to have breakfast.

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MM
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Hard wooden seats DELICIOUS roasted chicken!

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Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Couldn’t eat the food. Very salty. Shrimp was still frozen

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EM
New England
13 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We decided to stay on property and visited Auntie's more out of curiosity. We made reservations which were not necessary early but the longer we stayed the more people came in.

The setting is basically outside overlooking the pool area. It was both pretty and serene.

My wife had the Kalua Pork Lunch Plate and I had the Coconut Seafood Stew. She thoroughly enjoyed the pork and said the portion size was just right for her. The Seafood Stew was fabulous. It comes with a scoop of rice which is perfect for picking up the "stew" portion. It was thick enough to use a fork but needed the spoon to finish up. Delicious!

We finished splitting a Hana Fruit Split which is an enhanced banana split. I could have finished it myself but I shared so the portion was perfect.

I almost forgot our waitstaff Fred who was gracious in answering our questions and making sure our dinner was perfect!

We enjoyed the meal and the ambiance and will surely visit again.

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CS
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. My husband loved the prime rib sandwich and I had the local island fish and vegetables that was delicious. Prices are reasonable and friendly service.

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BL
San Diego
15 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was fast (Andre) and food was good. (We’ve experienced mediocre service sometimes , so we were very happy this time.) Andre even went beyond to offer us towels to help protect us from the downpour as we went back to our villa at the far end of property. Thank you

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B
New Mexico
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We canceled our reservations at a more distant restaurant, and chose Auntie's, so we could walk without getting too wet on a very rainy evening. We were given an outdoor but covered table, next to the Koi pond. It was wonderful to listen to the rain, and to watch the falling water (sky and waterfall), the Koi and the local birds. The food was good - my MacNut crusted fish perhaps better than my husband's fish tacos. But the mixed berry sorbet was amazing. The service was very nice. Only problem was that at one point we good a few strong whiffs of cigar smoke - not sure where it came from, but wow did it smell bad.

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c
Phoenix
20 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant and terrific outdoor patio. Food is modestly priced for Maui. We highly recommend trying out this place and then strolling through the garden to the ocean. Picture perfect

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DS
New England
7 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

On the last night of our vacation we were looking forward to a relaxing casual dinner. The waiter brought my husband an O’Douls instead of a St Pauli Girl N.A. which WAS listed on the menu. That’s like bringing me a Chardonnay when I ask for a Pinot Noir! Then we had to ask/insist he take it away. When he brought the salad ,which we said we were going to split , we had to ask for a second plate! Really someone needs to go back to waiter school! The food was good, the casual atmosphere was what we were looking for but our waiter , although polite had a bit of an attitude that we did not appreciate. A rating of three is the worst I have ever given.

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