Lahaina Grill: Best of West Maui Restaurant Spotlight

Lahaina Grill: Best of West Maui Restaurant Spotlight

Lahaina Grill: Best of West Maui Restaurant Spotlight

West Maui is famous for its splendid natural beauty, white-sand beaches, gastronomic delights, and charming vacation rental properties with ocean-front views. One of these amazing places to stay during your vacation is the beachfront resort Kahana Village, a prime condominium with spacious vacation rental units and modern amenities.

It is a wonderful base for all your adventures in the island paradise of Hawaii. We have great accommodation, leisure activities, luxury facilities, and exceptional dining options. And speaking of dining, you’ve got to visit one of the best restaurants in West Maui- Lahaina Grill.

On spotlight: Lahaina Grill

For 28 years, the Honolulu Magazine Readers Poll voted Lahaina Grill as the best restaurant in West Maui. In 2020, it was recognized as one of the U.S. Top 15 fine dining restaurants by Tripadvisor. It was also part of Yelp’s 2019 Top 100 places to treat yourself in the U.S.

Lahaina Grill is featured a lot of times in various publications and magazines. In particular, Maui No Ka Oi has rendered it a lot of accolades in recognition of its gourmet excellence, such as:

  • 2015 Restaurant of the Year, Best Service, Best Wine List
  • 2013 Readers Choice for Best Dessert, Aipono Award for Best Steak
  • 2006-2008 Readers Choice recipient of Aipono Award for Best Service, Best Wine List

It got its first Honolulu Magazine Hale ‘Aina Award in 1994 and a 3-star rating from the Conde Nast Traveller Magazine’s famous restaurant and food critic Mimi Sheraton. She described Lahaina Grill as a ‘traveler must-visit, classy oasis’.

Excellent Hawaii Dining Option

From 55-seat to130-seat, this popular restaurant has a full bar that serves 16 people, the Chef’s Table (6-10 people), and the New Room (30 guests). It has a colorful and impressive history of gourmet and fine dining. Since its establishment on February 14, 1990, Lahaina Grill has been impressing the culinary industry with its exceptional menu, wine lists, and dining experiences. It is also the first-ever smoke-free restaurant environment, making its ambiance more inviting to families and tourists who like dining in a safe and comfortable place. It is called West Maui’s culinary mecca, the melting pot of hungry people who want satisfying meals and beverages.

As its reputation grows bigger, so is its structure. It underwent major expansions that include the construction of an in-house bakery and the ‘Chef’s Table,’ which offers a private dining experience. For private functions, you need to make a reservation for seating arrangements and preselect a custom menu based on your liking. The food will be personally prepared by the restaurant’s master chef.

Lahaina Grill’s façade exudes a contemporary setting. The modern interior has intricate décor and hanging artworks by Jan Kasprzycki, the premier colorist in Maui. The fabulous table setting has the best china, crystal, and flatware.

Food and drinks

Lahaina Grill is known for its mouth-watering New American cuisine, appetizing island-grown dishes, and tasty international menu. Its signature dishes include the Kona Coffee Roasted Rack of Lamb, Surf & Turf, Wagyu Beef Ravioli, sautéed mahi-mahi with local kula spinach, and a whole lot more. Don’t forget to taste their crisp shanghai shrimp rolls, tequila shrimp, Maui onion soup, buffalo tomato salad, and firecracker rice.

It has food and drinks to indulge your taste buds and appetite. From appetizers to main courses, a variety of tempting desserts, and cocktails, and wine selection, Lahaina Grill is your top pick when in West Maui. Culinary critics and wine connoisseurs have high regard for everything that it has to offer. Dinners are served every night starting at 5:00 pm. The entrée price range is $32 to $56.

During peak season, it’s hard to even get one of its 130 seats. It is best to book in advance if you want to enjoy a sumptuous dinner. To reserve, call 808-667-5117 or email at

127 Lahainaluna Road Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii.

Kapalua Vacation Rentals

Kapalua has a unique charm, making it a perfect place to stay while in West Maui. It has an oceanfront setting, sunny weather, temperate climate, and rich history to brag of. It has beachfront vacation rentals to make you enjoy your vacation. To ensure the best accommodations while in this part of Hawaii, learn more about rental deals in Kahana Village or give us a call! It is the epitome of the cliché “a home away from home,” offering deluxe space and excellent amenities in the exquisite West Maui. It’s definitely a perfect place to experience island living.


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