Adventurous island dining with a natural Hawaiian flair at Makena Beach & Golf Resort. Check out Makena dining specials here.
Under the direction of Executive Chef Marc McDowell, the culinary staff is continually coming up with new taste profiles and dishes aimed to showcase Maui’s natural bounty. At the Makena Beach & Golf Resort you will find Adventurous Island dining with a natural Hawaiian flair. In addition to our four restaurant outlets the resort offers both in-room dining options and special ocean-side dining opportunities.
In Room Dining
Enjoy the luxury of breakfast in bed or the privacy of lunch or dinner service on your lanai (balcony). Or maybe you just want snacks and cold drinks while you watch your favorite sports game on your in-room flat screen TV. Quick and convenient in-room service is just a phone call away.
In-Room Dining Hours:
Breakfast 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Wake up coffee is available each morning from 6:45 am
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dinner 5:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Treat that special someone to a private ocean side dining experience. Can anything be more romantic than a private, catered seven-course gourmet dining experience overlooking the ocean for two? Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or popping the question, a private Makena Oceanside dining experience is an unforgettable way to make a lasting impression on your special someone. Oceanside dinner options come in three course, four course and seven course dinner options for all budgets.
48-hours advance notice required. Please call for pricing.
To reserve private ocean side dining, please call: (808) 875-5888
Ocean-side Dinner Menus and Packages:
In 2013, Makena looks to revitalize and supercharge its food and beverage program by revising its menus/offerings and introducing various food and wine events and programs. Spearheaded by the creativity of the resort's new Food & Beverage Director Leo Mallari and supported by the Culinary talents of the Executive Chef Marc McDowell, we invite you to come try our new dining options at Makena. Learn more about Makena's new food & wine tastings, dinners and special holiday events below:
Food & Wine Education Series
New Monthly Tasting Event Series...
The Food & Wine Education Series at Makena is a new monthly series featuring a culinary partnership between Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo and Executive Chef of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort Marc McDowell. It is designed to pair the best of the Chef’s fresh and cultured dishes with the best of old world and new world wines. The series will focus on various wines paired with dishes made with fresh local ingredients from local farms and companies. During each event Executive Chef Marc McDowell will provide demonstrations and talk about each dish and/or Master Sommelier, Patrick Okubo will educate on the wines chosen for each event. Each event will introduce three wine and food tasting pairings.
About Master Sommelier, Patrick Okubo
Patrick “Pat” Okubo is a Master Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, a Certified Wine Educator (CWE), and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS). A graduate of University High and the University of Hawaii, he is a member of the National Guard, runs The Wine GI, a personal wine consultation and education business, and is host of A Perfect Sip – an online radio show, www.aperfectsip.com. Pat is the Fine Wine Specialist and Wine Educator for Young’s Market Hawaii. Previously, he opened Formaggio Grill as Managing Partner and Wine Director / Restaurant manager at Four Seasons Lana’i. Pat is the third Master Sommelier in Hawaii and is the second youngest Master Sommelier in the nation.
Winery of the Month Series
The Makena Beach & Golf Resort's new Winery of the Month series features a distinguished wine cellar every month with specials on the cellar's wines in the resort's Molokini Bar & Grille with special three flight tasting with all special menu items and a five course wine dinner featuring the winery's special wines designed by Executive Chef Marc McDowell and with a special guest host from the chosen winery or vineyard.
Past featured wineries include:
- Cakebread Cellars
- Banfi Vintners
- Craggy Range Wines
- Alexander Valley Vineyards
For upcoming wine dinner dates and special information see the below listings or call (808) 875-5888.
Check out our full list of dining specials and events here:
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Drink Specials & Themed Night Entertainment
Makena's Cafe on the Green Restaurant heats up summer nights with later hours and nightly entertainment. Now open from 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM daily specials include:
Hot Makena Monday Nights
- Live Hawaiian Entertainment
- Local Crafted Beer Specials
- Makena-rita drink specials
- Select wine specials by the glass
- Cooking demonstrations by one of our talented chefs
Friday Night Jazz on the Green
- Live Jazz Music
- Grey Goose Vodka Martini Specials
Call 808-875-5888 for more information.
Molokini Bar & Grille
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$40* per person
For this month's Food & Wine Education Series Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo explores the world of organic wines on Wednesday June 26, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the resort's Molokini Bar & Grille restaurant.
Food pairings designed Executive Chef Marc McDowell include:
- Hawaiian Sustainable Salad, with Lanai ebi (shrimp) caught 1800 feet down, Big Island hearts of palm, mango, beans, avocado, tomatoes, passion vinaigrette paired with 2011 Sustainable Carmel Road Chardonnay
- Pepper Seared Ahi with Molokai purple potato, baby bok choy and sour cherry demi glace paired with 2010 Organic Domaine Carneros, Pinot Noir.
- Pancetta shallot and truffle stuffed filet Mignon, Kula asparagus, garlic roasted potatoes, port wine reduction paired with 2010 Biodynamic Hedges Red Mountain Cabernet/Merlot.
For reservations or more information contact 808-875-5888.
*not including tax or gratuity
Molokini Lounge Happy Hour
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Daily
Come on down to the lounge at the Molokini Bar & Grill for great food and drinks. Now featuring a new Happy Hour with specialty chefs appetizers and speciality cocktails garnished with herbs grown and hand picked from our very own chef's garden.
- $6 Fried Calamari
- $8 Kalua Pork Fries - Waffle fries topped with smoked Kalua Porl and Gruyere Bechamel
- $10 Poke of the Day - Fresh island fish tossed with fresh island ingredients
- $10 Shrimp Kebob - Grilled Hawaiian shrimp and pineapple in Lilikoi butter
$7 Specialty Cocktails
- Island Mojito - Bacardi superior rum with muddled pineapple and fresh mint
- Molo-Rita - Tequila, fresh basil, fresh lime and our house-made ginger syrup
- Lemongrass fizz - Coconut rum, housemade lemongrass syrup, lime
- Ginger Gimlet - Tanqueray, house made Ginger Syrup, lime
$6 House-Made Sangria
- Fruity and tropical white wine sangria
- Tropical slightly spiced red wine sangria
Plus ... $5 Beers (Bud, Bud Light, Bikini Blond, Guinness)
Prices do not include applicable state tax and gratuity, service charge of 18% will be added for parties of six guests or more.
See full offerings at Molokini Bar & Grill
Cafe on the Green Happy Hour
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Come Pau Hana at Cafe on the Green. After a day of golf or tennis relax and unwind at Cafe on the Green's Happy Hour and partake in our daily happy hour specials overlooking the Makena Golf Course while the sun sets over South Maui.
See full offerings at Cafe on the Green