Adventurous island dining with a natural Hawaiian flair at Makena Beach & Golf Resort. Check out Makena dining specials here.

Makena's culinary team 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; as well as great monthly food and wine events.

Special Dining Options

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.
In-Room Dining Menu

Oceanside Dining

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
E-mail: Concierge@makenaresortmaui.com

Ocean-side Dinner Menus and Packages:
Three Course Dinner Menu
Four Course Dinner Menu
Seven Course Dinner Menu

Monthly Event Series

Food & Wine Education Series

This series features a culinary partnership between Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo and Makena’s talented chefs. It is designed to pair the best of  our 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 our chef provides a cooking demonstration while Master Sommelier, Patrick Okubo educates on the wines chosen for each event. Each event will introduce a new theme with three wines and dish pairings. Past themes include: Poke & Sauvignon Blanc, Taste of Sonoma,  Taste of Australia, NE Italy and Gnocchi,  Lamb & Syrah, Spanish Wines & Tapas, Taste of Chile, Santa Barbara Wines and Taste of Napa. Event usually priced at $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

 

Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo

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

Each month the Makena Beach & Golf Resort features a winery or vineyard in its dining outlets, offering three flight tastings and specials on the chosen winery’s wines. In addition, the resort holds a special Winery of the Month dinner, a five course meal designed by the resort’s chefs and paired with wine selections of the featured winery. These monthly wine dinners feature a special guest host from the chosen winery, vineyard or distributor to speak on the wines chosen and the pairings. The Makena Beach & Golf Resort introduced its new Winery of the Month series in January 2013 featuring Cakebread Cellars with special guest Dennis Cakebread. Other wineries featured include Duckhorn, Craggy Range, Banfi Vitners, Miner Valley, Cade, Rombauer, Paradigm, Silver Oak, Joel Gott and Alexander Valley Vineyards to name a few.  Event prices ranges from  at $100 - $150 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

 

Liquid Chef Cocktail Series

Master Mixologist Chandra Lucuriello
and CEO of Ocean Vodka Shay Smith

Liquid Chef Cocktail Series

Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s newest event series occurs monthly at the Molokini Bar & Grille and features a different spirit and master mixologist each month. Focusing on bartending techniques that can be utilized at home using various top shelf spirits, each event will feature drink demonstrations by the master mixologist and a representative from the chosen spirit. Guests will get the chance to sample 3-5 cocktails at each event. Specialty appetizer pairings prepared by the resort’s culinary staff will also be provided. Past event themes and spirits include: Casamigos Tequila, Ocean Vodka, Juniper Berries & Everything Gin, Whiskey and Bourbon, Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum.  Past Master Mixologists in attendance includes Chandra Lucariello  and Jeoy Gottesman. Event usually priced $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

 

Check out our full list of dining specials and events here:

DINING

Food and Wine Education Series: The Zinfandel Experience - Saturday November 8, 2014

Food and Wine Education Series: The Zinfandel Experience - Saturday November 8, 2014

Molokini Bar & Grille

6:30 PM

$55 per person ++

Reservations (808) 875-5888

Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo explores Zinfandels at the October Food & Wine Education Series. Taste three types of zinfandels from the drinkable White Zin to full and medium bodied varieties. Wine selections include:

  • Turley White Zinfandel, Napa Valley 2013
  • Ridge Three Valley's Sonoma County 2012
  • Turley Old Vines Zinfandel, California 2012

Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises brings three tasting dishes and his customary food demonstration into the mix offering:

  • Salad Nicoise with seared tuna, caper berries, purple sweet potato, teardrop tomatoes, Kumu Farm's green beans, Kalamata olives, farm fresh eggs and crushed garlic with a Dijon mustard vinaigrette. 
  • Slow-Baked Wild Caught Salmon with savory miso-mustard glaze, roasted butter nut squash and shaved Brussel sprouts. 
  • Crispy-skinned Duck Breast served with Kumu Farm's carrots, pecans and avocado with mission fig jam.

++ plus tax and gratuity 

$55 per person ++

Winery of the Month Dinner: Groth Winery - Saturday November 15, 2014

Winery of the Month Dinner: Groth Winery - Saturday November 15, 2014

Molokini Bar & Grille

6:30 PM

$140 per person++

Reservations (808) 875-5888

Experience a five course wine dinner with Groth Winery!

This November the Makena Beach & Golf Resort's Wine dinner will feature Groth Winery. Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises prepares a five course wine dinner featuring rich flavors to go with the light and crisp wines of Groth Winery.  Featured wines include:

  • 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley
  • 2012 Chardonnay, Hillview Vineyard, Napa Valley
  • 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville
  • 2010 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

Menu Items Include:

  • Feuilles de Brick Blue Crab Ragout
  • Grilled Peach Salad
  • Cedar Wrapped North Pacific Salmon
  • Confit of Muscovy Duck
  • Ancho and Kona Coffee Braised Short Rib
  • Red Wine Poached Pear

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Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call (808) 875-5888

++ Prices does not include tax or gratuity.

$140++ per person

New Lobster Fest Menu - Tuesdays and Thursdays

New Lobster Fest Menu - Tuesdays and Thursdays

New Lobster Fest Menu at the Molokini Bar & Grille

We've updated our Lobster Fest menus with new offering designed by Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises! Enjoy such offerings like our rich and creamy Lobster Risotto, or a succulent Blue Crab Stuffed Maine Lobster Tail and don't forget our signature value the three course Surf & Turf Dinner only $48 per person.

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Makena Thanksgiving Buffet - Thursday November 27, 2014

Makena Thanksgiving Buffet - Thursday November 27, 2014

Molokini Bar & Grille

2 PM - 8 PM

Happy Thanksgiving! Join us for our famed Thanksgiving Buffet!

Home to Maui's Best Brunch and Buffets, the Makena Ohana invites you to share in our famed fall farm fresh Thanksgiving Buffet featuring our chef's famed Sage & Thyme brined roasted turkey with all the fixings and our six action station offerings.

Full Menu

For reservations or more information call (808) 875-5888.

Adult $65; Child (5-12) $35, plus tax and gratuity

New Friday Night Island Style Buffet Menu

New Friday Night Island Style Buffet Menu

Molokini Bar & Grille
5:30 pm - 9:30pm
$48 Adults $25 Children 5-12 years
Reservations: (808) 875-5888

Our famed Friday Night Island Style Seafood Buffet has a new menu!

Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises has revamped our Friday Night Island Style buffet offering new chef specialty items and seafood selections. Start with the best of the Pacific Ocean’s bounty, add fresh locally grown produce prepared by Makena’s culinary dream team and you get an amazing buffet of five stations that feature artfully-prepared seafood, island style dishes and desserts.

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$48 Adult; $25 Child (ages 5-12); Free (Under 5 years old)

Sushi Saturdays and Sundays

Sushi Saturdays and Sundays

Molokini Bar & Grille

Every Sat. & Sun

Starting at 5:30 PM


Bringing fresh made-to-order sushi to Molokini Bar & Grille

Join our famed sushi chef, Chef Ivan Bersamin, as he re-creates his famed sushi rolls from Makena's past Hakone restaurant. Every Saturday and Sunday starting at 5:30 PM, Chef Ivan will provide a special menu of made-to-order sushi and sushi making demonstrations on select nights.

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For reservations or more information contact (808) 875-5888

Molokini Bar and Grille Happy Hour

Molokini Bar and Grille Happy Hour

Molokini Lounge Happy Hour

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Daily

Join us for spectatcular Happy Hour experience offered daily from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Enjoy prime seats to Maui's spectacular sunsets while overlooking the Pacific Ocean and enjoying a selection of $7 specialty-island inspired cocktails and specials on select brews. The Happy Hour menu includes specials on the chef's fresh-seafood appetizers such as butter braised steamed clams, crispy calamari, fresh sashimi and poke..

Happy Hour Menu

See full offerings at Molokini Bar & Grill