Wailea has a great variety of high end resort restaurants with amazing views, casual happy hour spots, and pretty much every cuisine you can imagine. Here’s a list of our favorite restaurants in Wailea. 

Tommy Bahama

Recognizes the appeal of island lifestyle. The large restaurant and bar in Wailea caters to lovers of all things tropical. This is the perfect place for an authentic mojito, or anything with rum. And menu treats include rich crab bisque, macadamia nut-crusted goat cheese with mango salsa, grilled mahi with coconut-harissa sauce, and blackened ahi. Located in The Shops of Wailea with indoor and outdoor patio seating and often there is live music. Hours: 11:30 am – 8 pm. Phone 808-875-9983. Menu:

Monkeypod Kitchen

Located at the Wailea Gateway Center, Monkeypod has an upscale surf theme. The restaurant ambiance is bright and warm and they also often have live music. There’s plenty of fresh fish prepared in familiar ways: tacos, fish ‘n’ chips and poke; salads composed with locally sourced ingredients (the restaurant also uses island-raised beef and free-range proteins), hand-tossed wood-fired pizzas, and homemade cream pies. No reservations so get there early to put your name on their waitlist. Hours: 11 am – 10 pm. Phone 808-891-2322. Menu:


When looking for for a sunset dinner and ocean views, make sure you check out Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa located at The Grand Wailea Hotel. Savor artfully crafted Hawaiian cuisine and stunning Pacific views at our award-winning signature Maui restaurant, set amid an idyllic beachfront lagoon. Enjoy a selection of seafood and meat dishes prepared with the freshest local ingredients before finishing dinner with a sunset cocktail toast. Hours: 6:30 am – 10 am, 5 pm – 9pm. Book reservations online in advance:


This one-of-a-kind eatery is conveniently located in The Shops at Wailea. It features a contemporary yet relaxed dining room that is largely adorned with bamboo panels and modern furnishings. Lineage strives to honor the past by serving up creative Filipino-Hawaiian fusion favorites. Expect big smiles and lots of aloha as they roll out tasty and artistically plated fare. You should make reservations well ahead of time since the tables fill up fast. Hours: Daily (closed Wed) 5 pm -9 pm. Phone: 808-879-8800. Menu:



You will find Morimoto Maui overlooking Mokapu Beach in the Andaz Hotel in Wailea, Maui. Morimoto Maui delivers a 180-degree ocean views so that wherever you are sitting in the beautiful outdoor terrace or poolside lounge, you will be sure to enjoy your exquisite meal with a view. The menu at Morimoto Maui was crafted by star chef Masaharu Morimoto. This is the same Morimoto from the Iron Chef  show. Hours: 12 pm – 8pm. Phone 808-243-4766. Menu:

KAPA Bar & Grill

The Wailea Beach Resort’s Kapa Bar & Grill is one of the most upscale open-air bar and grills in Wailea. Enjoy brunches and dinners nearly all day long with selections ranging from international comfort dishes to Maui cuisine. And enjoy the views of the ocean, surrounding mountains, and Ohi Pools. Enjoy watching a Hawaiian sunset from the best seat on the island. Hours: 11 am – 8 pm. Reservations recommended. Phone 808-879-1922. Menu: kapabarand


The Birdcage Bar

Located at Hotel Wailea Relais & Chateaux, the Birdcage Bar, offers a open-air lounge experience with elegant eats, drinks, and 180° views of the Pacific Ocean. The menu features small plates with a fine selection of wine and craft cocktails. Reservations for groups of 8 or less are not accepted and tables are available strictly on a first-come-first-served basis. The Birdcage Bar has an amazing view, well crafted cocktails, and excellent service. Hours: 4 pm – 10 pm. Phone 1-866-970-4167. Website: Hotel Wailea, Relais & Châteaux


Kō’s Restaurant

Located on the grounds of the Fairmont Kea Lani, Ko offers a beautiful Wailea restaurant has an open-air patio. Open for lunch and dinner, Ko’s expansive menu features island family recipes that have been passed down for generations – blending passion and culture for an exceptional dining experience.  Most ingredients are locally sourced through sustainable means. Hours: 11 am – 3 pm and 5 pm – 8:30 pm. Phone: 808-875-2210. Menu: Ko Restaurant 


Matteo’s Osteria

When you need imaginative Italian fare, upscale drinks, and friendly service, jet on over to this Wailea restaurant, Matteo’s Osteria located at 161 Wailea Ike Pl. They’re only open for dinner, so you have to book your spot well ahead of your trip to get through the doors. Matteo’s offer fresh made pasta with with fresh, local ingredients. Vegans rejoice over the separate menu full of veggie-rich fare boasting big flavor in every bite. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 4:45 pm – 8:30 pm. Phone 808-891-8466. Menu:

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