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Manta Restaurant

) #18 of 63 Restaurants in Kohala Coast €€€€ American, Seafood,
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
+1 866-977-4589
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Wine Bar, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You'll be treated like a second class citizen...manager and staff aren't interested in hosting the commoners.

Thank Matt A
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha, we'd like to apologize for any inconveniences faced during your meal with us. Our goal is to provide each and every guest a flawless experience and I apologize that you did not receive that. Mahalo.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a great place for an evening dinner by the ocean on the Kona side of Hawaii and stumbled on Manta on the internet and decided to try it. It was excellent. I had the fisherman catch of the day, which was...More

Thank Todd N
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha and mahalo for dining at Manta. We are happy you discovered our restaurant and we are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful experience. It is always our goal to provide a service that exceeds our guest expectations. We will definitely share your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at another property on the island and my wife wanted to see the Mauna Kea hotel, so we thought we do dinner and look around. So we booked into Manta and it did not disappoint. We had a beautiful table outside on...More

Thank Christopher J
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for dining with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the delicious food and wonderful service of our staff, as it is our goal to always provide service that not only meets but exceeds our guest expectations. We are happy you had...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off - we have two kids under 5, so we tend to avoid busy restaurant times and don't eat anywhere too formal. We met another couple (also with kids) right when the restaurant opened and the staff did a LOT to take care of...More

Thank twpercival
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and mahalo for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear that the staff took great care of you while dining at Manta Restaurant. It is our goal to always provide service that not only meets, but exceeds our guest expectations and we are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Combination of traditional dishes and seafood. Salad, sushi, waffles and desserts stations. The view on the nearby beach is gorgeous. There even was a live Jazz and Blues band during our last meal there. Somewhat pricy at $69++ per person plus drinks but a very...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us. We are happy you enjoyed your meal and the live music. We look forward to serving you again the next time you are on the Kohala Coast.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was fantastic! Our server Kihimi was very good. The drinks were some of the best we've had on the island and the food was cooked perfectly! We were on our honeymoon and they gave us a complimentary dessert!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha and congratulations once again on your honeymoon! We are honored that you would choose to celebrate it with us and are so glad you enjoyed your meal. Mahalo!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant in stunning location. Friendly and attentive staff. Food served in good time, not too quick, not too slow. Stunning views and great food.

1  Thank reg997
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha and mahalo for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us and hope you come back again soon!

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the manta (my husband and 12-year-old son). We had a fabulous meal. The food was wonderful and the service was excellent. It was a very classy place which we enjoyed very much. The dress is anywhere from casual to dress. Very enjoyable...More

Thank OrlandoMJ
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Service Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to review your recent meal with us. We are delighted to have your family as our guest and hope you will all join us again soon. Aloha!

Reviewed 6 May 2017

My wife and I spent a week at the Mauna Kea Beach Resort. The onsite restaurant is the Manta Restaurant. This restaurant has one of the most incredible views we have ever seen. On a clear day you look down the coast with Mauna Kea...More

Thank Fred H
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to review your meals with us. I would like to apologize that your food did not meet your - nor our own standards. Food quality is our top prioirty and I have forwaerded your review to our...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We read some poor reviews before coming, and were concerned. We've always enjoyed the dinner here in the past, but more than anything we love the views and the atmosphere; if you want a beach/water view for dinner, there is none better on the BI....More

Thank Lakeshark2
MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Manta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Aloha and mahalo for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal with us and thank you for your business. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Aloha!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 866-977-4589
  • E-mail
Description
In the mornings, the open-air bay view restaurant is home to a legendary breakfast buffet with made-to-order waffles and omelets, fresh tropical fruits and juices, healthy whole-grain cereals and tasty pastries. With the sunset, the ambiance changes as Mauna Kea Beach Hotel chefs prepare fresh culinary dinner delights in Manta's exhibition kitchen and the Bar & Lounge area come to life. The restaurant's award-winning wine list enhances the dining experience.
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