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Sunset Dinner from the Lanai - Mala Ocean Tavern, Lahaina, HI

Mala Ocean Tavern

4.9
4.9
7023 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Maui isn't just a popular vacation spot because of its gorgeous beaches and beautiful oceans. The island is also known for its oceanfront restaurants. Dining in an oceanfront restaurant on Maui is one of the best ways to take in the entire island's breathtaking ocean scenery. Experience and relish the taste of delicious meals at Mala Ocean Tavern! Here's what makes our oceanfront restaurant on Maui the preferred choice for many:

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 77 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Daily 9:00 am–2:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (808) 667-9394
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Catering
    MALA can cater your next party, wedding, work function, or private event with outstanding island influenced cuisine from . For catering inquiries please contact reservations@malatavern.com or call (808) 667-9394.
  • Private party facilities
    Join us at MALA! Host your Private Event oceanfront at Mala Ocean Tavern. Inquiries please contact reservations@malatavern.com or call (808) 667-9394.
  • Neighborhood
    Lahaina
  • Cross street
    Kapunakea St.
  • Parking details
    Self parking is available in the small parking lot located to the right of the restaurant, the parking lot between our neighbor restaurants, the parking lot in front of Aloha Mixed Plate, and some street parking on Front St.
  • Public transit
    Cannery Mall Bus Stop
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 7,023 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Hawaii

    Seafood

  • Hawaii

    Most Booked

  • Maui

    Best Overall

  • Maui

    Best Food

  • Maui

    Best Service

  • Maui

    Best Ambiance

  • Maui

    Best Value

  • Maui

    Great for brunch

  • Maui

    Neighborhood gem

  • Maui

    Great for scenic views

  • Maui

    Most Booked

7,023 Reviews
  1. Suebee

    Central Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service staff, friendly, efficient. Beautiful location. Will return soon.

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  2. KendraB

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and excellent service! If you are hesitant about going just go! The views are amazing and the food is superb.

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  3. Frequentdiner

    Kansas City

    23 reviews

    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A beautiful setting on the edge of the ocean. Superb food and drink. Attentive service. And the weather was perfect!

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  4. KarynS

    Hawaii

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome in every way!!!!! Grilled prawns with the stirfry perfection, ahi delicious and calamari is the best!!

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  5. Barb

    San Francisco

    56 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    56 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We both had the catch of the day which was Ono. The grilled fish was served on top of a puree of Yukon Gold potatoes and squash. Absolutely delicious. Every bite of fish I dipped in the puree. Most dinner entrees are in the $40’s so a little on the expensive side. Highly recommend though.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Super restaurant. The food and drinks were really good. Beautiful view of the sunset. Staff was excellent. Very friendly and helpful. Had an awesome waitress. Would highly recommend.

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  7. ThomasW

    Alabama

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good times at Mala Tavern! Drinks, food and atmosphere was amazing!

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  8. SKrad

    Detroit

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another great meal. Server, hostess, and bus person all excellent. Bartender made great cocktails and was very friendly. Great place for dinner and a sunset!

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  9. RogerP

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our server, Tori, was great! Very helpful with some adjustments and dealing with a few questions. Pork shank was great as was the risotto.. Best wishes in these difficult times!! Will be back on our next visit!

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  10. PhyllisB

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This restaurant is fantastic!!! So glad it has re-opened. Everything about it is marvelous!!! Always our first reservation when we visit Maui.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Mala Ocean Tavern using the Order Online button. Mala Ocean Tavern also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (808) 667-9394.

Mala Ocean Tavern is rated 4.9 stars by 7023 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 77 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Mala Ocean Tavern

1307 Front St, Lahaina, HI 96761

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Kapunakea St.
  • Neighborhood
    Lahaina
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Daily 9:00 am–2:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Self parking is available in the small parking lot located to the right of the restaurant, the parking lot between our neighbor restaurants, the parking lot in front of Aloha Mixed Plate, and some street parking on Front St.
  • Public transit
    Cannery Mall Bus Stop
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (808) 667-9394
  • Catering
    MALA can cater your next party, wedding, work function, or private event with outstanding island influenced cuisine from . For catering inquiries please contact reservations@malatavern.com or call (808) 667-9394.
  • Private party facilities
    Join us at MALA! Host your Private Event oceanfront at Mala Ocean Tavern. Inquiries please contact reservations@malatavern.com or call (808) 667-9394.
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