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68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9726
+1 808-885-6622
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9726
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You can't beat the canoe house for a romantic dinner. As the restaurant sits just back from the beach you feel like you're dining on the sand with the most incredible view of the sunset setting over the water. Highly recommended for a special dinner...More

Thank Anin773
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked ahead to dine here, but I had to cancel last minute as I wasn’t feeling well. Nevertheless, keen to try it after reading the positive reviews, I still ordered for room delivery. The food was amazing and the presentation beautiful! I had the...More

Thank Bidorian
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here for our honeymoon dinner. We were initially disappointed because we requested an ocean view table for our special evening and were placed in the back. As the restaurant was fairly empty and there were several ocean view tables available,...More

Thank LaraBmore
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time having dinner at the Captain's Table. Yes it's expensive but worth every penny - and spend the extra $30 per person for the upgraded wine pairing. David did a fantastic job of finding the absolute right wines, including a Bordeaux...More

Thank win276
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delightful evening at CanoeHouse watching the sunset over the water while waiting for our outstanding meal. Highly recommended for a special evening.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has long been a favorite on the Big Island. We've enjoyed memorable, delicious meals here a handful of times over the past two decades... and so my trepidation grew with recent bad reviews. But our dinner here with friends in September was all and...More

Thank PucksterColorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this place tor my wife's 70th birthday dinner. Setting is very romantic as we sat close to the beach, ate a lovely meal and watched the sun set.

Thank floatqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saved the Canoe House for our last night on the island as we had heard great things about it. Unfortunately, we wished we hadn't gone at all! The service wasn't good. I asked for a glass of wine to be brought AFTER I finished my...More

Thank Dukester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those wonderful restaurants you go to, fall in love with, and want to go back. In our case, we couldn't extend our vacation. Having a glass of wine (nice to have the option of a half carafe on the wine menu;...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We dined under the stars at the CanoeHouse on our final night on the Big Island and it was a superb way to end our trip. The food and cocktails were next level delicious and the service was attentive. Make sure you are seated prior...More

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Marg O
14 February 2017|
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Response from SJHMesa | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's fairly laid back as far as dress is concerned. Even shorts are ok but I personally would have dress shorts and top and jacket.
5 July 2016|
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Response from Kathi W | Reviewed this property |
They have a website with menu posted.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Mauna Lani Resort, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9726
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Puako
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-6622
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