2009 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

Chef of the Year: Perry Bateman of Mama’s Fish House

Maui County Farm Bureau’s Friend of Agriculture: Peter Merriman of Merriman’s Kapalua

Excellence in Sustainability: Jurg Munch of Lahaina Grill

Restaurant of the Year
Gold: Pineapple Grill, Kapalua
Silver: Lahaina Grill, Lahaina

Best New Restaurant
Gold: Merriman’s Kapalua
Silver: Wokstar International, Kihei

Best Service
Gold: Lahaina Grill, Lahaina
Silver: Banyan Tree, Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Best Waterfront
Gold: Mama’s Fish House, Kuau
Silver: Waterfront, Maalaea

Most Romantic
Gold: Capische, Wailea
Silver: Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante, Four Seasons Resort Maui, Wailea

Most Innovative
Gold: Spago, Four Seasons Resort Wailea
Silver: Hali‘imaile General Store, Hali‘imaile

Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine
Gold: Roy’s, multiple locations
Silver: Hali‘imaile General Store, Hali‘imaile

Best Dessert
Gold: Roy’s, multiple locations
Silver: Mama’s Fish House, Kuau

Best Late Night
Gold: Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Multiple Locations
Silver: Wokstar International, Kihei

Best Dinner Value
Gold: Cafe o Lei, Multiple Locations
Silver: Penne Pasta, Lahaina

Best Business Lunch
Gold: Cafe o Lei, Multiple Locations
Silver: Tommy Bahama’s Tropical Café, Wailea

Best Vegetarian Menu
Gold: Mala Ocean Tavern, Lahaina
Silver: Joy’s Place, Kihei

Best Asian
Gold: A Saigon Cafe, Wailuku
Silver: Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Multiple Locations

Best Italian
Gold: Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante, Four Seasons Resort Maui, Wailea
Silver—tie
Capische, Wailea
Casanova’s, Makawao

Best Steak
Gold: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Multiple Locations
Silver: Duo, Four Seasons Resort Maui, Wailea

Best Seafood
Gold: Mama’s Fish House, Kuau
Silver: Pineapple Grill, Kapalua

Best Pizza
Gold: Flatbread Company, Pa‘ia
Silver—tie
Matteo’s, Wailea
BJ’s Chicago Pizzeria, Lahaina

Best Sushi
Gold: Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Multiple Locations
Silver: Kai Sushi at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Best Plate Lunch
Gold: Da Kitchen, Multiple Locations
Silver: Aloha Mixed Plate, Lahaina

Best Breakfast
Gold: Gazebo, Napili
Silver: Kihei Caffé, Kihei

Most Keiki Friendly
Gold: Flatbread Company, Pa‘ia
Silver: Bubba Gump, Lahaina

Best Take Out
Gold: Honokowai Okazuya, Honokowai
Silver: CJs Deli & Diner, Ka‘anapali

Best Luau
Gold: Old Lahaina Lu‘au, Lahaina
Silver: Feast at Lele, Lahaina

Most Mauiest
Gold: Mama’s Fish House, Kuau
Silver: Da Kitchen, Multiple Locations

Best Bakery
Gold: Komoda Store & Bakery, Makawao
Silver: Stillwell’s Bakery, Wailuku

Best Lobby Lounge
Gold: Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Maui, Wailea
Silver: Alaloa at Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Best Bar
Gold: Tommy Bahama’s Tropical Cafe, Wailea
Silver: South Shore Tiki Lounge, Kihei

Best Wine List

Gold: Pineapple Grill, Kapalua
Silver: Lahaina Grill, Lahaina

Best Cocktails
Gold: Tommy Bahama’s Tropical Cafe, Wailea
Silver: Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Maui, Wailea

Best-kept Secret
Gold: Mala Wailea
Silver: Ambrosia, Kihei

 


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