The Mill House

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3051 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Due to the unpredictable Maui weather conditions, we cannot guarantee seating requests (regardless of how far in advance a reservation has been made or the occasion).

The Mill House applies an innovative approach to fresh, local ingredients in dishes that honor the cultures of those who emigrated from Japan, China, Spain, Korea, Portugal, and other distant lands to work in Maui’s sugarcane industry a century and more ago. All dining areas pay homage to Maui’s sugarcane history with reclaimed and restored pieces from the area’s now closed sugar mills.

When you make a reservation with The Mill House space is set aside at an indoor table for your comfort. Upon arrival, guests are seated in one of our four dining areas, with varying types of ambiance, and all open aired.

While the views from the lanai can be stunning, it is important to note that the weather varies. Swings between hot sunlight and cool breezes or rain are possible, making seating for this space unpredictable.
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Orange County
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Mill House was amazing! We changed reservations at the last minute from another restaurant to The Mill House and my husband and I were so glad we did. The menu was interesting and varied, staff were all very warm and very attentive, and the view was great! We ordered the sausage, croquette, bao-like buns (can’t recall the name), risotto and pork belly porridge. Everything was delicious and inspiring. While the food was excellent, we were truly impressed by the customer service across the board- the hostesses, bussers, bartenders, servers and one of the managers (presumably). As my husband and I walked out of an amazing dinner celebrating his birthday tonight we both agreed it was the best meal we’ve had on Maui yet. I plan to recommend to all friends and family who come and can’t wait to come back myself.

V
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really amazing restaurant. Went for an anniversary and was provided free wine and lots of congratulations. Very kind staff. Beef brisket pasta was to die for!

JT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! What a standout place. We had a fabulous experience here! 10/10 would recommend to a friend.

S
Orange County
30 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorites! Our waitress Alyssa was terrific! The atmosphere is wonderful and the food terrific!

OT
Orlando
11 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

MR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Mill House was an incredible experience - the highlight of our trip!

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

We are honored to be the highlight of your trip, Madison! Mahalo!

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h
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The service very good. The food was marginal. If you are here for the views, then this is your place, however, if you here for good food, then this probably not your place.

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

We are happy you enjoyed our service and plantation views. Mahalo for the feedback.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service, ambience celebrates the machinery of the sugar mills on Maui and is so beautiful.

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

We appreciate your recognition of the sugar mill inspiration and history!

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L
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience! Best food we had in Maui and the ambiance cannot be beat. You won’t be disappointed!

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

Mahalo for naming our farm-driven cuisine the best, Lindsey!

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WB
Seattle
23 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very touristy but oddly enough they manage to have an excellent wine and beverage list and the food was spectacular.

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

Mahalo for the five-stars!

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SC
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I highly recommend this restaurant. Friendly staff and great food. Ask the staff for recommendations if you can’t decide. I don’t think you’ll go wrong with anything you order.

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

Mahalo for the high recommendation!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Drinks took a long time

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

We apologize you had to wait on your drinks. Mahalo for the feedback.

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MG
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great. We ordered: Steak Kalbi, Roased Vegetables, Cheeseburger, Pork Belly with barley, Taro Leaf Risotto, and the curry. It was all very tasty, the service was great and the restaurant had great decor.

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

We are delighted you enjoyed the farm-driven cuisine, service, and sugar mill inspired decor!

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Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an excellent experience. They allow outside wine (corkage fee applies) which was nice. The ambiance and view can’t be beat!!

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

We are thrilled you had an excellent experience! Mahalo for dining with us.

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c
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had lunch on a beautiful afternoon overlooking a pond and the West Maui mountains. That setting was an excellent complement to the food - all of which was very tasty and presented perfectly. Not inexpensive, but not overly expensive either, given the quality of the experience.

The Mill House
Responded 2 days ago

Mahalo for joining us for lunch, Colby! We are glad you enjoyed the views and farm-driven cuisine.

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JW
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every experience here is perfection. Easily one of the best dining options on Maui. The property is beautiful and perfect for pictures, the cocktails are expertly crafted and delicious (my favorite is the espina de la rosa. Yum, mezcal!), and the food- ohhh the food! It's all delicious. You can't go wrong.
The service is also always wonderful. Servers and back servers are super attentive and friendly and fun! They even play along with us since we tend to be the gregarious, playful table. They make it fun. And they made my birthday all the more special

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Happy Birthday Jennifer! We're thankful you enjoy visiting and always have a great time. Aloha!

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OT
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We could not have had a better experience! The ambience was amazing. It is a beautifully situated property with attention given to every detail. The service and food could not have been better. We started with the fish crudo and smoked fish appetizer, followed by the beet salad. All were exceptional with the freshest ingredients. Entrees included the fish and prawn curry, braised beef pasta, and the agnolotti dish. All three were incredible and the sauce for each dish was purely culinary art! We would highly recommend to anyone looking to up their culinary experience while in Maui!

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for labeling our farm-driven cuisine as culinary art! We are happy you had a great dining experience. Thank you for the five stars and high recommendation!

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JT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was stellar! As a tourist, we had a really rough day and Jacob G made it particularly special by tearing us to an appetizer. The manager on duty also came by our table and said he heard it was a challenging day. What turned out to be a disappointing day for us in the beginning ended at a high note. Thank you for your hospitality; you don’t know what those gestures meant to us.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

We are delighted our team was able to help turn your day around, Julie! We have shared your compliments with Jacob and the team. Aloha!

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SJ
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful venue

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my favorite meal of our trip! We ate at the bar and the servers were super friendly. The cocktail list is also super interesting. Would definitely go back - during daylight - to explore the property.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

We can't wait for you to come back to explore and try more cocktails!

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TD
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular! Open 3 years, a beautiful setting, we shopped for Christmas gifts, toured the grounds and had a wonderful dinner - shared plates - we started with a mushroom croqueta, the flavors set the tone, next the Italian sausage pizza with arugula and poached egg, followed by the Kauai prawn and kanpachi coconut curry and the most awesome pork chop, grilled medium served with a demi glaze and a carrot puree with roasted vegetables - all including the pork from the onsite farm - French press coffee(yes! even the beans are grown on the farm) and a green tea chocolate bomb - dark chocolate ganache filled with mousse and a matcha cream center. Perfection.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for the detailed review and compliments! We are delighted you enjoyed shopping and dining at the plantation.

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g
Phoenix
121 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Beautiful location and the vibe

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Thank you!

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BA
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If your a foodie, and this restaurant is not on your list, than you’re truly missing out on an outstanding culinary experience. Book it!

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for the foodie recommendation and 5 stars!

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The grounds are amazing. Excellent food. Great service.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for visiting!

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JK
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was awesome!! Food is ono!! Never had to ask for anything. They were on it.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

We're thrilled the service elevated your experience!

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OT
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing location with fantastic views! A surprising break from all the oceanfront resort dining. The staff was well versed on menu options and made superb recommendations. And everything was reasonably priced. FOR SURE recommend going here.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for the recommendation! We are happy you enjoyed the plantation views and our team.

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DW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing restaurant and service. We loved it so much we went back again.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for joining us more than once, Dee!

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OT
Mobile
6 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and fantastic views!

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for the compliments!

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DD
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful location! Great service and good food. Try the Monkey Business cocktail, it was delicious!

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for the compliments, Dawn!

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R
Philadelphia
100 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Mill House is easily one of the top two restaurants on the island, and possibly the best spot for quality cocktails. There's a shortage of truly good food on Maui, but you'll find it here. This was our first stop from the airport, and we liked it so much we went back for our last meal at the end of the trip. The staff is also excellent, and the views are lovely when it's light out. I do puzzle at their staffing; both times we ate here, we had to wait for a table, while staring at *dozens* of empty tables. That was odd. But worth it for the food and drinks.

The Mill House
Responded 4 days ago

Mahalo for naming us one the top for craft cocktails and cuisine, Rich! We do have four various dining rooms that are used depending on the weather, as it changes throughout the day. Thank you for visiting for your first and last meal! Safe travels!

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OT
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Four of us went to dinner at Mill House to celebrate my husband’s birthday. As usual, the food was excellent, far above the ordinary. The portions are small, which suits us but someone with a large appetite might keep that in mind. This isn’t comfort food, it’s a culinary experience. Our waitperson was friendly and efficient. The only odd thing was that when we arrived, the hostess first attempted to seat us in the front dining area, no view, no ambience. We had a reservation, and they knew it was a special occasion. There were open tables in both areas, so I asked to have a table in the dining area with the open wall to the beautiful gardens and we were accommodated. This is our go-to place when we have guests who know food. Everything we had was good. The kalbi steak small plate is my favorite, absolutely delicious and so perfect for someone who doesn’t eat carbs. Just savory thin sliced tender rare steak and a fabulous salad of thinly sliced papaya in a vinaigrette. The desserts are a perfect size, that is, small, and beautifully done.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Happy Birthday to your husband! We appreciate your patronage and feedback. We are delighted your favorite is the Kalbi Steak! We look forward to your next visit. Mahalo!

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C
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

I saw some bad comments on food here, but nothing bad happened to us during the dinner.

We really liked everything we ordered, which were chopped salad, taro leaf risotto, teriyaki beaf, and grilled eggplant. We could feel some Japanese essence from some plates, so as Japanese traveler the meals fit good in our tastes.

Staff was so supportive that we could pick best dishes for the family dinner that night.

The restaurant is in the Maui Plantation and this environment gives us the feeling of eating in the nature. I will recommend this place.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Mahalo for dining with us! We are thrilled you enjoyed the Japanese influence in the multi-cultured, farm-driven cuisine. Thank you for the five stars and recommendation!

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KD
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my wife’s birthday lunch. Jacob (our server) and team took great care of us and made our time at The Mill House special. Ask for the light and bright room that faces the mountains and the plantation. The view is beautiful.

The Mill House
Responded 6 days ago

Happy Birthday to your wife! We are delighted the team provided a special dining experience. We have passed your compliments to Jacob and the team. Aloha!

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OT
San Francisco
26 reviews