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About The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea

Hawaii's first and only Relais & Châteaux restaurant, The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea offers a European-inspired elegance infused with creative island-to-table cuisine. Menus are created around what is readily available from Maui’s own farms and fisherman ensuring that each dish is prepared using only the finest local, seasonal and artisanal products; including those grown in the restaurant’s own garden and farming operation.

From its perch on the hillside above South Maui's Wailea resort area, the restaurant offers sweeping panoramic ocean views from the upper lanai and intimate dining under the stars in the garden. Voted one of OpenTable's Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants for 2016.

555 Kaukahi Street
Wailea, HI 96753
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Farm-to-table, Contemporary European, Hawaii Regional Cuisine

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Kalai Waa

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 879-2224

Website:
http://www.hotelwailea.com/RHW

Entertainment:
Live Jazz and Blues every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Come watch the dancing fingers of Mark Johnstone, an extremely talented jazz musician whom began playing at the age of five. Accompanied by John Zangrando on the saxophone Friday Night, you will feel the sounds in your soul. Saturday he teams up with Marcus Johnson on his upright bass sending the sensational beats drumming through your feet. Sunday nights hear soulful R&B tunes of Kelly Covington and Brian Cuomo. Their songs will bring you back to the memories of the past while you make new ones in the present.

Parking Details:
We have complimentary valet available or self parking if preferred.

Private Party Facilities:
We can accommodate large parties on the open air lanai as well as in our garden dining area. Our upstairs lanai can accommodate up to 70 guests with a picturesque view of the ocean. The intimate garden dining area will seat up to 50 guests.

We have on site wedding ceremony space available as well. Please call for more details.

Private Party Contact:
Jeannette Kasin: (808) 463-7978

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

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4.7

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4.9

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4.2

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90% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (30)
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Good for Anniversaries (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Cozy (9)
Notable Wine List (9)
Authentic (5)
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

My wife and I chose to have Valentine’s dinner here and it was worth every penny. Amber and April went above and beyond to take care of us all night. The porterhouse we shared was one of the three best steaks I have ever tasted. Every course of the meal was divine. The food was perfectly complemented by the ambiance.

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·Dined 4 days ago

We went to the restaurant for Valentines Day. They featured a Prix Fix menu for $125.00 per person. The starter and soup were delicious. Unfortunately, the porterhouse steak for two, which looked wonderful, was overcooked, without flavor and served cold. A very disappointing experience. It should have been much better for the price.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We loved everything about our Valentine’s day dinner. The food was the best we’ve experienced on Maui. Plated beautiful, the flavor combinations were remarkable. Every bite was a treat. The service was attentive, warm, welcoming and extremely professional, with each course timed perfectly. The setting is exquisite. This is expensive, but fine dining at its best. Every element of the experience is thought through-a perfect evening.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Valentines day

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Food was very good. Not sure it was worth the expense. Service slacked off after the entrees were served. Not much different from Capische.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined 6 days ago

Great find up on the hill in Hotel Wailea. Don’t miss the barrata. The soufflé was excellent as well. Wonderful meal and setting.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View
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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

Amazing food, amazing service, we had the lamb and the duck and both were superb!!

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·Dined on February 12, 2018

Fantastic Service and execptional food. The Crudo was oustanding and highly recommended. Staff were very attentive. It was my friends birthday and they made her feel really special. They did a fantastic flambe marshmallow and chocolate lava cake which was out of this world.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Food was incredibly flavourful. Setting is gorgeous. Portions are small but we were expecting that. Will definitely go back but request a table right along the balcony railing.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Paid $200 for two people. We ordered the Tako appetizer, I ordered the Wagyu steak, my wife the salmon. Also ordered two cocktails.
Pros:
- Ambiance was outstanding, incredible views of Maui, restaurant located in the incredible Hotel Wailea.
- One of my two cocktails was of the quality you would expect from a high priced restaurant, it was a bourbon based one.
- My wife thought her salmon was pretty good.

Cons:
- For me it was standard American fare with fancy presentation and flavors that were expected, nothing mind blowing, and certainly achievable at many restaurants for much lower prices.
- My steak was ordered medium rare, it was medium.. which is fine, because the quality of the meat was excellent. It's just...there wasn't much else going on in the dish, in my opinion. There was a potato-like substance underneath the meat which was nice but also sparse.
- Sparse actually is a good word to use for this restaurant: They gave us two small Hawaiian rolls to start. We asked for refills multiple times because they kept coming out with two small rolls.
- The Tako appetizer was one relatively small arm of an octopus. Look, I weight 155 lbs, my wife 120, we dont eat much. This was just not much food for the price! The flavor was good, but nothing else going on besides just the grilled flavor.
- I thought, for the location and price, the cocktails were not amazing. I ordered a drink called the Girl from Wailea or something to that effect...very sweet. The bourbon drink I got was fine, nothing special.

Overall:
I just don't like paying $200 for what amounts to standard American fare at a restaurant that dresses itself up as an incredible experience, but doesn't match up to it's incredible views or price.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Did not disappoint! Loved the atmosphere. Our favorite dish was the risotto...definitely a must! Great service, excellent food, and the atmosphere was beautiful.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Excellent food, service, and ambiance.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Fantastic meal. Perfect.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Souper romantique à Wailea.

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Excellent food. Very professional and polished staff. The restaurant would benefit from more patio heaters. Overall, a very good dining experience.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We went here for my wife's birthday. Both service and food were excellent. We were first hesitant due to the limited menu options but every dish was made very well and prepared in special ways. My wife got a free dessert off the dessert menu. Would definitely recommend and return in the future. Thank you for a wonderful experience. We were impressed from the time we arrived until the time we left.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Service was fine it’s a quality restaurant

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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Very good food but tiny portions

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We took my parents here while vacationing in Wailea. Our nanny watched the children so it was just the four of us. From the pre dinner cocktails to the after dinner drinks-everything was superb! Our waiter was so knowledgable and seemed to genuinely care about the food and our experience. The whole evening was a delight!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Wife’s birthday. Great table to see sunset. She loved her food. My fish came with a too-strong sauce and the side order never appeared.
Overall a pleasant experience but food and service are not up to usual Relais & Chateaux standards, and therefore, it’s overpriced.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

This was our third or fourth visit to this location. Though the name has changed; the quality, service, ambience, etc. remain unchanged.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Casual, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Food always among the best on the island. Great service by Frank and Tisha. Love the Kampachi Crudo, Ginger Rubbed Grilled Tako (Octopus), Oysters on the Half Shell with Yuzu Kosho and Radish. Generous meaty Colorado Lamb Chops matched with Caramelized Onion Potato Puree and Date Chutney, and excellent Maine Lobster. Fun dessert: Chocolate Lava Cake, but really it's more: Deconstructed S'Mores.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Our tomato and burrata appetizer was very good, although a lighter hand on the flavored cheese would have allowed the fresh burrata taste to emerge on its own.

The duck was excellent.
The bolognese was unremarkable, however.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Loved the setting. The starters and salad were very light and full of flavor. We both ordered the lamb. Bit over cooked. The potato purée was tasty with the flavor of caramelized onion coming through. Its consistency was almost runny and very difficult to eat with a fork (no spoon provided). The quality of the food was not up to the expectations for the prices charged. In our opinion it does not come close to what it is attempting to replace- Capische?.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 21, 2018

The food is even better than in the past. It’s less heavy and more innovative, and absolutely delicious!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Creative dishes with layered depths of flavor and texture and beautiful presentation, eaten while watching the Maui sunset over the ocean. A feast!

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on January 16, 2018

We’ve been lucky enough to spend 48 years enjoying “the next BEST meal”. After eating meals all across the world, this was definitely a TOP FIVE. Seriously, one of the best ever.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Great food and ambiance with a wonderful view of the ocean.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Simply perfect, in every way. Outstanding food, creative and satisfying. Gorgeous view, great service.

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Personally it has gone downhill from capiche, the risotto, which was my favorite was good but 1/4 the size for same price. You are definitely paying for the view

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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Best meal we had all week

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Simply amazing. Ambiance was great. Food was unreal. Going here, you went be unsatisfied when you leave.

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Excellent local creative cuisine. Thoughtful portion sizing. Beautiful warm fresh baked bread. Great low romantic lighting. Very friendly staff. Every bite was fantastic. Highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for a Date, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Best food on Maui and excellent sunset view

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The property and views are gorgeous. My husband, friend and I were really looking forward to dining here. We are locals and appreciate fine dining. Being that it is Hawaii’s first and only Relais & Châteaux restaurant, we were anticipating a culinary experience.
We were greeted and sat at a table with a nice view. They served dinner rolls similar to King Hawaiian rolls except smaller. One per person?
The waitress went over the menu, and did mention the first couple appetizers were one bites only. So my husband ordered the Truffle Risotto. It was literally 3 tablespoons worth of food with 3 pickled shallots that overpowered the entire dish, even the truffles and parmesan. As we waited for our entrees to arrive, (seemed to be taking a while but we felt that we weren't being rushed) our waitress stopped by to ask if we needed more drinks. My husband then told her about the risotto. She said she'd pass it on to the chef. Ok.
We patiently wait for our meals to arrive and ask for more bread. (Hungry!!)
Our meals arrive, we ordered rib eye, lamb and duck. We begin to eat and each one of us said the same thing...our meals were barely warm to cold. We informed the waitress, she told us the meals would be refired. So we wait again....25- 35 minutes.
No one approached our table to apologize for the cold meals, no offer of something to hold us over, perhaps a complimentary glass of wine, nothing was done. I say this again because this is a " Relais & Châteaux restaurant. And it holds higher esteem as such.
We finally receive our meals and while the food did taste really nice, my husbands WAGYU RIBEYE, was well.... tough and chewy. He had me try a bite and I'm sorry to say this, I had to try swallow it as it was very chewy. He mentioned it to our waitress but we really didn't want to have to wait on another meal. Again, no mgr approached our table, no offer of apology. We passed on dessert and left very disappointed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 6, 2018

The selection is limited but between my husband and me, we tried a third of the menu and everything that we ordered were superb and presented so attractively. We definitely recommend the ginger rubbed toka (octopus) appetizer. The service was exceptional and finessed , leisurely but just what you need if on a romantic or special occasion dinner date. I wished I remembered our server ‘s name but he was very helpful and knowledgeable. The only reason I gave the overall rating of 4 stars was because we were seated next to a large party and although they weren’t extremely loud, it ruined the romantic ambiance a little.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The restaurant was lovely. Food was very good. Hostess seemed overwhelmed and seemed to forget we were there after we had checked in for our reservation. The tuna tataki on brioche was outstanding.

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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We went to The Restaurant to celebrate my birthday. We had a front row seat for a beautiful Maui sunset. The service was attentive with great recommendations. The drinks and food were not exactly “Hawaiian” compared to other places we went during our vacation but the food used local ingredients and was super flavorful. The ambience was romantic / quiet - perfect for a date or special occasion.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Best dinner that we had on Maui! View around sunset is beautiful. Food was delicious and expertly prepared.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 3, 2018

We decided to spend one of the nights of our honeymoon at the restaurant at Hotel Wailea and it was definitely something to remember. The seating offers diners a view that alone, makes it worth the price tag and we were seated just as the sun was setting. The service was impeccable and the food was delightful; the dessert was definitely worth sharing. The portions are small, which make it worth ordering an appetizer, entree, and dessert. I would recommend going if you are comfortable spending a minimum of $200 among two people.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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