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The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea

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555 Kaukahi St, Hotel Wailea, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-5469 (Kalai Waa)
18088792224
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17:30 - 21:30
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Lidingö, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. This must be the best restaurant in Maui. The risotto was as perfect it can be as well as the duck and lobster. If you are interested in quality food this is the place. Probably one of the best restaurant I have visited in the USA ever. I will go back tomorrow.

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Relais and Chateau property - so I was expecting a fine dining experience. Ambiance very good - on a hill overlooking ocean - although not so special after dark. I told them we were celebrating an anniversary - but this was never recognized during our dinner. Food was very good but there were issues. Rissoto to share came in... More 

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J H, Manager at The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea, responded to this review

Aloha Paul S, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea. I am truly sorry that you had a less than stellar evening with us but please rest assured that your words will be shared with our entire team. If ever you are on Maui in the future, please do not... More 

Calgary, Canada
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177 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a beautiful setting. There is a lovely view of the sunset. The staff are very knowledgeable, nice but a bit officious. The food choices are lovely and very well prepared. We had the caprese salad, the fish special, the spaghetti, and the risotto. The food is extremely well prepared and well presented. It is very tasty.... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here. Waiter was quite knowledgeable and gave us just enough attention. He suggested an interesting and unusual wine. Can be a bit breezy and cool in the winter, so bring a jacket. They moved a heater for us, which saw us through.

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La Jolla, California
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99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here last night and were extremely impressed with our meal. As I said in my title, it was absolutely exquisite, rivalling almost every meal we have had in months. For appetizers, we shared the campachi crudo and the Tamimi farms tomatoes - both were divine and so flavorful; the crudo virtually melted in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

From start to finish, an excellent service. Perfectly executed service. Our waiter, Mark was fantastic, profesional and very knowledgeable. The rest of the team further emphasized the fine dining experience. The lamb was probably the best I have ever had. Easy to navigate menu of all fantastic looking cuisine made it easy to select our dishes. Get the damn Chocolate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fine dining at it's finest!!! My wife and I were celebrating our honeymoon so we wanted a nice quiet evening together. We were sat on the balcony overlooking the hotel with a wonderful view. The waitstaff was attentive but not pushy. We started with the Kampachi Crudo and the Black Truffle Rissotto both were excellent. For our main course I... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant has a lovely setting, although given that the reservation was later in the evening, you can't see the lovely view over the hills to the ocean. However, the food was good. Appetizers were very tasty, and the Ahi and Beef Filet were very good. Cioppino, which the restaurant is known for, was quite good, although I felt somewhat... More 

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Danville, California
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We hadn't been here since it was still Capische, but thought the food was fantastic. So good we came back the next week and it didn't disappoint. Atmosphere is unbeatable. Very convenient valet parking. Great service from Ben on both nights.

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Carmel, California
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120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The first thing I looked at was the wine list. It should have been the biggest tip off that this was going to be pricey. I don't mind high prices, but u better give me incredible service. The restaurant had maybe 6 tables filled and 3 waiters. You would think with that ratio we would see our waiter all the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$200
Cuisine
Seafood, Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Kaukahi St, Hotel Wailea, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-5469
    (Kalai Waa)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
  • Phone Number: 18088792224
Description
Hawaii's first and only Relais & Chateaux restaurant, The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea (formerly known as Capische?) offers a European-inspired elegance infused with creative island-to-table cuisine. Menus are created around what is readily available from Maui’s own farms and fisherman ensuring that each dish is prepared using only the finest local, seasonal and artisanal products; including those grown in the restaurant’s own garden and farming operation.

From its perch on the hillside above South Maui's Wailea resort area, the restaurant offers sweeping panoramic ocean views from the upper lanai and intimate dining under the stars in the garden.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?