2011 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

Chef of the Year: Sheldon  Simeon of Star Noodle

Maui County Farm Bureau’s Friend of Agriculture: Justin Pardo

Excellence in Sustainability: Hyatt Regency Ka’anapali

Lifetime Achievement Award: Floyd Christenson, Mama’s Fish House

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
Gold: Capische?
555 Kaukahi Rd., Wailea
(808) 879-2224
www.capische.com

Silver: Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-9600
www.pineapplekapalua.com

BEST NEW RESTAURANT
Gold: Star Noodle
286 Kupuohi St., Lahaina
(808) 667-5400

Silver: Gannon’s
100 Wailea Golf Club Dr., Wailea
(808) 875-8080 

BEST SERVICE
Gold: Lahaina Grill
127 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina
(808) 667-5117

Silver: Spago
Four Seasons Resort Maui

3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
(808) 874-8000

BEST WATERFRONT DINING
Gold: Mala Ocean Tavern
1307 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 667-9394 

Silver: Merriman’s Kapalua
1 Bay Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-6400

BEST WINE LIST
Gold: Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-9600

Silver:Lahaina Grill
127 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina
(808) 667-5117

MOST ROMANTIC
Gold: Merriman’s Kapalua
1 Bay Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-6400

Silver: Gerard’s
174 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina
(808) 661-8939

MOST INNOVATIVE
Gold: I’O Restaurant
505 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-8422

Silver—tie:
David Paul’s Island Grill

900 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 662-3000

Banyan Tree
Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
1 Ritz-Carlton Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-6200

MOST “MAUI-EST”
Gold: Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., K¯u‘au
(808) 579-8488

Silver: Aloha Mixed Plate
1285 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-3322

BEST HAWAI‘I REGIONAL
Gold: H¯ali‘imaile General Store
900 H¯ali‘imaile Rd., H¯ali‘imaile
(808) 572-2666

Silver: Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-9600

BEST ASIAN
Gold: A Saigon Café
1792 Main St., Wailuku
(808) 243-9560

Silver: Sansei Seafood Restaurant& Sushi Bar
600 S. Office Rd., Kapalua
(808) 669-6286
1881 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei
(808) 879-0004

BEST DINNER VALUE
Gold: Aloha Mixed Plate
1285 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-3322

Silver: Cilantro Mexican Grill
170 Papalaua St., Lahaina
(808) 667-5444

BEST BUSINESS LUNCH
Gold: Bistro Casanova
33 Lono Ave., Kahului
(808) 873-3650

Silver: Café O’Lei
2439 S. Kihei Rd., #201A, Kihei
(808) 891-1368
62 N. Market St., Wailuku
(808) 986-0044
200 Halewalu Rd., Waiehu
(808) 242-2770
1333 Maui Lani Pkwy., Kahului
(808) 877-0073

BEST BAKERY
Gold: T. Komoda Store & Bakery
3674 Baldwin Ave., Makawao
(808) 572-7261

Silver: Stillwell’s Bakery & Café
1740 Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Wailuku
(808) 243-2243

BEST TAKEOUT
Gold: Honok¯owai Okazuya & Deli
3600-D Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Honokowai
(808) 665-0512

Silver: Outback Steakhouse281 Pi‘ikea Ave., Kihei
(808) 879-8400
325 Keawe St., Lahaina
(808) 665-1822

BEST VEGETARIAN FARE
Gold: Mala Ocean Tavern / Mala Wailea
1307 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 667-9394
Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
3700 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
(808) 875-9394

Silver:Joy’s Place
1993 S. Kihei Rd.,Kihei
(808) 879-9258

BEST PLACE TO DINE WITH KIDS
Gold: Ruby’s Diner
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center
275 Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului
(808) 248-7829

Silver: Cool Cat Café
658 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 667-0908

BEST BREAKFAST
Gold: Sea House Restaurant
Napili Kai Beach Resort
5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili
(808) 669-1500

Silver: Plantation House Restaurant
2000 Plantation Club Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-6299

BEST PLATE LUNCH
Gold: Aloha Mixed Plate
1285 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-3322

Silver: Da Kitchen
425 Koloa St., Kahului
(808) 871-7782
2439 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei
(808) 875-7782

BEST DESSERT
Gold: Roy’s Kahana Bar & Grill
4405 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Kahana
(808) 669-6999

Silver—Tie
Hula Grill
Whalers Village
2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
(808) 667-6636

Kimo’s
845 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-4811

BEST SUSHI
Gold: Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
600 S. Office Rd., Kapalua
(808) 669-6286
1881 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei
(808) 879-0004

Silver: Kobe Japanese Steak House
136 Dickenson St., Lahaina
(808) 667-5555

BEST LOBBY LOUNGE
Gold: Alaloa Lounge
Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
1 Ritz-Carlton Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-6200

Silver: Lobby Lounge, Four Seasons Resort
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
(808) 874-8000

BEST LATE-NIGHT DINING
Gold: Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
600 S. Office Rd., Kapalua
(808) 669-6286
1881 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei
(808) 879-0004

Silver: Lahaina Coolers
180 Dickenson St., Lahaina
(808) 661-7082

BEST ITALIAN
Gold: Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante
Four Seasons Resort Maui
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
(808) 874-8000

Silver: Pulehu, an Italian Grill
Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas
6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali
(808) 667-3200

BEST LU‘AU
Gold: Old Lahaina L¯u‘au
1251 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 667-1998

Silver: Feast at Lele
505 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 667-5353

BEST STEAK
Gold: Duo
Four Seasons Resort Maui

3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
(808) 874-8000

Silver: Ruth’s Chris Steak House
3750 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
(808) 874-8880
900 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-8815

BEST-KEPT SECRET
Gold: Cuatro
1881 S. Kihei Rd., Ste. 111, Kihei
(808) 879-1110

Silver: Kahili Restaurant
Kahili Golf Course
2500 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Waikapu
(808) 242-6000

BEST SEAFOOD
Gold: Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
(808) 579-8488

Silver: The Waterfront Restaurant
50 Hauoli St., Ma‘alaea
(808) 244-9028

BEST PIZZA
Gold: Flatbread Company
89 Hana Hwy., Pa‘ia
(808) 579-8989

Silver: Lahaina Pizza Company
730 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-0700

BEST BAR
Gold—tie
Ohia Bar, Duke’s Beach House

Honua Kai Resort & Spa
130 Kai Malina Pkwy., Lahaina
(808) 662-2900

Timba
505 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 661-9873

Silver: South Shore Tiki Lounge
Kihei Kalama Village
1913 S. Kihei Rd.,Kihei
(808) 874-6444

BEST COCKTAILS
Gold: Mala Ocean Tavern / Mala Wailea
1307 Front St., Lahaina
(808) 667-9394

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
3700 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
(808) 875-9394

Silver: ‘Umalu
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
200 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka‘anapali
(808) 667-4902

 


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