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“Best restaurant in Maui ”
Review of Merriman's Maui

Merriman's Maui
Ranked #1 of 12 Restaurants in Kapalua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$40
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Dine in the most stunning oceanfront location on the island of Maui, directly on the point of majestic Kapalua Bay. Merriman's Kapalua offers a farm-to-table concept, with 90% locally sourced award-winning menu, showcasing the island's freshest fish, seafood, meat and produce. The opulent restaurant offers indoor-outdoor seating, spectacular sunset views, and an oceanfront deck. Prix Fixe dinner offered daily from 4:30 - 8:00 pm. Reservations are highly recommended.
Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

We totally loved this restaurant. We ate there twice on our vacation. Once on our own and once with our baby. Both super. We did the tasting plate to share which prob has a bit too much food but was so so good. Totally recommend it. The waiting staff in particular Emily we loved. So knowledgeable and friendly. Bravo ! The sun down is gorgeous there I'd suggest u get there in time for that.

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank 972vivienneb
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Reviewed 13 August 2019

Family dinner our last night on Maui. We chose Merrimans because of the location.

The restaurant sits on a point between Napili and Kapalua beaches. There is an outdoor bar where happy hour is offered daily from 3 to 5 pm. Meal seating is either outdoors under the stars or in open air dining area under a roof.

Ideal time for visit is 6:30 to 7:30 in early august since it means you will be present to observe the fantastic sunsets over Molokai.

Strongly recommend reservations for dining.

Our family group was celebrating a wedding anniversary and included a child who was very happy with his meal and dessert. The rest of the group enjoyed starters and two had fish and two had fillets. We each had dessert and we shared a fine pinot noir.

There is an extensive and impressive wine list. Also, they offer a wide variety of cocktails including some that can be made as non-alcoholic.

Service is outstanding. Food is excellently presented and cooked just right (very tasty). Throughout our dining we were also entertained by a wonderful guitarist whose song list was varied and done smoothly without hindering table conversations

Date of visit: August 2019
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2  Thank WillieMacfan
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Reviewed 13 August 2019

We celebrated our 50th anniversary with family, and even our 7 year old grandson was happy. The service was first class, the meals were both beautiful and tasty, and the live music added to the party atmosphere. But the view of sunset across Kapalua Beach was absolutely stunning.

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank janetf342
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Reviewed 9 August 2019

We came here twice on our family trip to Maui. The atmosphere is to die for. Beautiful sunsets and the decor is modern Hawaiian. The cocktails for the price could be a little more generous. For starters, we had the Chow Fun Noodles, which were very good. The Caesar salad had an unremarkable fried tomato in it. Our entree was the Mahi Mahi, Macadamia Nut Crusted. Average at best...had much better at Honu and Mala. We did not partake in dessert. Be warned. On a hot humid evening, you will roast in this open air restaurant. We left soaked and the heat took away from our experience. The other open aired places we visited (Honu, Mala, Pacifico are directly on the open water so they had a breeze.

Date of visit: August 2019
3  Thank laplume9254
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Reviewed 6 August 2019

Not only is this an amazing place to see the amazing Hawaiian sunset, the food was delicious; with fabulous service!

Date of visit: July 2019
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2  Thank 745alexal
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