Taverna - Maui

4.4
1181 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
A comfortable, casual neighborhood Urban Drinks | Italian Eats in the heart of the Kapalua Resort. Italian cuisine that will be familiar and popular using only the highest quality local products with the authentic flavors of Italy.
Taverna won Best New Restaurant (GOLD), Best Bar (GOLD), Best Italian (SILVER) at the Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine Awards 2017 & 2018.
Best Italian (GOLD) and Best Cocktails (GOLD) at the Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine Ai'pono Awards 2019

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 1181 people are saying
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4.4based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.0
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipRobertC
San Diego
15 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I highly reccomd the Taverna for the Environment, location food and the ambiancew 100

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was blown away by how wonderful the new Sunday brunch was. Upon entering we encountered hula dancers and live Hawaiian music and it was so beautiful. We ordered lobster Benedict, duck hash, chicken and waffles and some pancakes. All of it was amazing! I am definitely coming back again as much as possible for brunch. The four of us also had a specialty drink with lemon sorbet champagne vodka and mint called Sgroppino. Amazing!!I’ve been on the island for 20 years and this is one of the best brunch experiences I’ve had.

Taverna - Maui
Responded 8 hours ago

Mahalo for your review!! We will see you for brunch again soon! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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HeidiS
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fanstatic food the chef is Outstanding great Italian wines! We enjoyed very much ! There bread olive oil and salt was yummy too !! Enjoyed talking with Chris great experience.

Taverna - Maui
Responded 8 hours ago

Aloha "HeidiS", Mahalo for your review! We look forward to delighting you again soon! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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BryanG
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Please make sure you're wait staff know how to split a check using gift cards... We were told by our waiter that he charged $200 to our card. Only to find out he did it for $250...boy mad a huge tip...$450 bill cash tip and card overcharge...his tip was $140...service was not that good guess that's why he snuck in a couple for himself...Food was phenomenal...

Taverna - Maui
Responded 8 hours ago

Aloha "BryanG" Mahalo for your review and bringing this to our attention. We are thrilled you enjoyed the food! Please contact the restaurant directly, in order to resolve this error. Mahalo, Taverna Ohana

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Gu123
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Terrible food,nice service, expensive food and golf Congress restaurant don’t cut it

Taverna - Maui
Responded 8 hours ago

Aloha "Gu123" We are disappointed that we couldn't meet your expectations. We will use your observations to review the matter further. Mahalo, Taverna Ohana

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vipKJ15
Hawaii
16 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Taverna. The food was great as usual. We will go back very soon!

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Mo123
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent drinks and patio. Food was also really fresh and tasty

Taverna - Maui
Responded 4 days ago

Mahalo "Mo123" for your review! Can't wait to host your friends on the lanai again soon! Taverna Ohana

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TonyC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was good. Service was great. A little noisy due to bad acoustics.

Taverna - Maui
Responded 4 days ago

Aloha "TonyC"! Mahalo for your review. So happy you enjoyed your experience and we will be sure to work on a solution for the acoustics. Taverna Ohana

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was attentive and personable. The food was fabulous. Highly recommend caprese salad and linguine with clams and sausage. Atmosphere was vibrant!

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vipMauigirl
Hawaii
20 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the CPB burger and the lovely airiness of the restaurant with the nice breeze made it feel pleasant, safe, and transported.

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vipGinaC
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! Food was amazing especially the home made bread and olive oil. Pasta dishes were great as well! We had the best server -Cody. Would highly recommend.

Taverna - Maui
Responded 6 days ago

Aloha "GinaC", Mahalo for your raving review! We'll make sure to share your delight with Cody, as well. Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Food and Drinks with an amazing server (Cody) to help guide us through!

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vipScottG
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

The last time we dined here (Feb. of 2020), we had an excellent experience. This time we were disappointed. Super smokey from the outside woodburning oven, with all the doors open. Came home with our eyes irritated/burning and our clothes smelling like a campfire. Service was slow. Server was nice, but seemed as if they were shortstaffed.

Taverna - Maui
Responded 4 days ago

Aloha "ScottG", Mahalo for your review! We do apologize for any inconvenience regarding the wood-burning oven. This is a newer addition to the restaurant, as you may know from your previous visit, but we have used your observation to tailor our burning schedule and can assure you this issue is now resolved. We are confident that when you dine with us in the future you will be completely delighted! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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viprichdags
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

I would like to title this, "Taverna, the best under-rated restaurant on that side of Maui".

Food was delicious !! Great drinks at the bar. If I had to say one thing that I didn't like it would be to skip the dessert. They brag about the Tiramisu saying its the best on the island, ok at best. What upset me was when they have the Pastry Chef name listed but they serve you a Costco cookie ice cream sandwich, really??!! Good coffee though. Liked the service but they need more of them. busy place make sure you have a reservation.

Very good meal, thank you so much !!! rich

Taverna - Maui
Responded 8 hours ago

Aloha "Richdags", Big Mahalo for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience, and we will look into improving the "Panino Gelato"! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great server named FISH!

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vipgeewizz808
Hawaii
135 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Glad to see another of our favorite restaurants open again. Everyone had great food. A little slow getting out the entrees. Still highly recommended.

Taverna - Maui
Responded on April 12, 2021

Aloha "geewizz808", Mahalo for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your experience. We will use your observations to improve and hope to invite you back! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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vipkyuy
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been looking forward to dining at Taverna again and it was as great as we remembered! Had our go-to dishes like the frito misto, clam linguine and lasagna. Awesome evening with the family and the staff was very friendly and attentive.

Taverna - Maui
Responded on April 12, 2021

Aloha "kyuy"! Mahalo for your review and we are thrilled you enjoyed your experience! Spread the word to all your friends and we look forward to welcoming you back. Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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vipKenS
Hawaii
88 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and drinks

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Masking/temperature checks were not uniformly applied/enforced. Service was very slow. Food was beautifully plated but taste was not overwhelming. Enjoyed the hula dancer and live guitar

Taverna - Maui
Responded 6 days ago

Aloha, Mahalo for your observations. We will ensure to use these to only improve! Your comments are noted and taken seriously during these times. Mahalo, Taverna Ohana

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Their mango bread with passion fruit butter was the most blissful start to my morning. Their coffee was brewed to perfection and the live music melted my heart (in the best of ways). Overall, a wonderful restaurant with energetic staff!

Taverna - Maui
Responded 6 days ago

Aloha! Mahalo for your genuine review. Spread the word to friends! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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vipMarywag
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the restaurant. Beautiful atmosphere. The food is delicious especially the lasagna and carbonara. They make incredible Mia tais they’re very authentic and not too sweet
Our waiter‘s name was Alex and he was awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Dont order pizza. Not worth it. Crust on bottom was barely cooked and charred on top. Steak for two was very good but not enough for two people. The steak is bone in hence the 20 something ounces

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome staff, and food/drink were top notch!! Very relaxing ambiance and beautiful views.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience5

Had that reservation for over a month to bring my kids in for some lasagna. You guys were pretty much out of half the menu. Poor planning for as busy as the island is.

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Biggiesmalls
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Italian fare in a beautiful setting. The service was great.

Taverna - Maui
Responded 6 days ago

Aloha "Biggiesmalls", Big Mahalo for your review! This is what keeps us striving for excellence! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
19 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Always try to have lunch or dinner when on Maui. Setting, food and service always good.

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vipgeewizz808
Hawaii
135 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice to see this place reopened. Came for lunch and the food was as good as ever.

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vipMikeL
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service. We are so happy Taverna is open again.

Taverna - Maui
Responded 6 days ago

Aloha "MikeL", Big Mahalo for your review! We look forward to hosting you and your friends soon! Aloha, Taverna Ohana

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CraigR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic Pizza, Lobster Salad and Pasta Dishes were enjoyed. Add a bread basket since your pizza crust was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellently prepared food and creative, tasty cocktails

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Easter dinner! Lasagne was perfect!

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vipsamm
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was great- the Lobster 🦞 Benedict and the regular eggs Benedict were both out outstanding.
This is the best restaurant, in the Lahaina area
and we have dined at all of them.
Sam

Taverna - Maui
Responded on April 9, 2021

Big Mahalo for your review Samm!! Tell all your friends!! Hope to see you next weekend! Taverna Ohana

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DianeG
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was excellent and very good value would go back again!

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NancyM
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Easter brunch. Food needs work. Eggs Benedict eggs were barely cooked. Roasted veg salad had only a few veggies on it, chicken and waffles served with syrup? Poor presentation. Salad dressing offered for salad was pure garlic. Quiche was good but not warm. Decaf coffee cold. The cappuccino was excellent. Enjoy d the music and hula dancer.

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NLB1
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved going to Taverna before the pandemic caused them to close temporarily. We just went for dinner, and for brunch, and the food and service was better than before.

We've been to all of the highly rated restaurants over the years.

The Taverna may now be the best restaurant on Maui. Love it!

Norman and Eve Barnett

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vipsugco
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Food was sub par. Average. Nothing special. The fresh bread was the best.

Taverna - Maui
Responded on April 5, 2021

Aloha Sugco, Mahalo for your review. We are excited to hear you enjoyed the fresh baked bread. We see that the food didn't WOW you this time, so please come dine again, to try some of our other menu items. We are sure we have something that will blow you away! Taverna Ohana

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vipTuTu
London
32 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

The waiter was surly and argumentative at times. Our friend had the Mahi mahi which had been substituted for another fish. He had several bites and announced it was the WORST fish he had ever eaten. Strike one.
Our waiter claimed the restaurant has never ever had eggplant Parmesan which my husband and I have always had. Strike two. The selection of wine by the glass is dreadful and a very stingy pour. Strike three.
We won’t be anxious to go back which is a shame considering we could hardly wait for it to open.

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vipsamm
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Best pork chop, ever, but arrived 10 min. After my wife’s meal was served, but worth the wait.
Sam

Taverna - Maui
Responded on April 5, 2021

Aloha Sam! Mahalo for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed the Pork Chop! We will focus on the timing of these items to only further enhance your experience. Taverna Ohana

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Taverna seems to have really stepped it up! Everyone was soooo friendly and happy to be working. I thought their service was great before the pandemic but they really came back going above and beyond. Everything seemed to have ran smoothly. I really just love how upbeat and friendly the staff was!

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GeePGee
Seattle
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, outstanding local ingredients. A hidden gem...for the moment!

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Taverna - Maui offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (808) 667-2426.

Taverna - Maui is rated 4.4 stars by 1181 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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