2013 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

Chef of the Year
Chef Sheldon Simeon | Star Noodle
Maui County Farm Bureau’s Friend of Agriculture
Chef Scott McGill, Chef Chris Schobel | TS Restaurants, Maui
Excellence in Sustainability
The Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas
Lifetime Achievement Award
Chef Bev Gannon | Hali‘imaile General Store,
Joe’s in Wailea, Gannon’s
Icon Award
Bob Longhi | Longhi’s (Lahaina & Wailea locations)

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RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR Ko
Fairmont Kea Lani Resort, 4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
875-2210 • korestaurant.com
Capische?
Hotel Wailea, 555 Kaukahi Rd., Wailea
879-2224 • capische.com
BEST NEW RESTAURANT Amasia
Grand Wailea, 3850 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
891-3954 • wailearesortdining.com
Fleetwood’s on Front Street
744Front St., Lahaina
669-6425 • fleetwoodsonfrontst.com
BEST SERVICE Spago Maui
Four Seasons Resort Maui,
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • wolfgangpuck.com/restaurants/fine-dining/spago/maui
Nick’s Fishmarket
Fairmont Kea Lani, 4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
879-7224 • nicksfishmarketmaui.com
BEST OCEANFRONT DINING Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488 • mamasfishhouse.com
Mala Ocean Tavern
1307 Front St., Lahaina
667-9394 • malaoceantavern.com
Merriman’s Kapalua
1 Bay Dr., Kapalua, 669-6400 • merrimanshawaii.com
MOST ROMANTIC Capische?
Hotel Wailea, 555 Kaukahi Rd., Wailea
879-2224 • capische.com
Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488 • mamasfishhouse.com
BEST SHORTS & SLIPPERS DINING Hula Grill
Whalers Village, 2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
667-6636 • hulagrill.com
Aloha Mixed Plate
1285 Front St., Lahaina
661-3322 • alohamixedplate.com
MOST MAUI-EST Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488 • mamasfishhouse.com
Sea House Restaurant
Napili Kai Beach Resort, 5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili
669-1500 • seahousemaui.com
MOST INNOVATIVE MENU Amasia
Grand Wailea, 3850 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
891-3954 • wailearesortdining.com
Spago Maui
Four Seasons Resort Maui,
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • wolfgangpuck.com/restaurants/fine-dining/spago/maui
BEST FOOD TRUCK Geste Shrimp
Kahului Beach Rd., Kahului
298-7109 • gesteshrimp.com
Gogi Korean Taco Truck
For location: @EatGogi
276-4711 • eatgogi.com
BEST BREAKFAST Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
669-9600 • pineapplekapalua.com
Gazebo Restaurant
Napili Shores, 5315 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili • 669-5621
BEST BUSINESS LUNCH Bistro Casanova
33 Lono Ave., Kahului
873-3650 • bistrocasanova.com
Longhi’s
• 888 Front St., Lahaina, 667-2288
• The Shops at Wailea, 3750 Wailea Alanui, Wailea 891-8883
longhis.com
BEST DINNER DEAL Café O’Lei
• 2439 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei, 891-1368
• 62 N. Market St., Wailuku, 986-0044
• 200 Halewaiu Rd., Waiehu, 242-2770
• 1333 Maui Lani Pkwy., Kahului 877-0073
Mama’s Ribs & Rotisserie
• Napili Plaza, 5095 Napilihau St., Napili, 665-6262
• Kukui Mall, 1819 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei, 875-7755
mamasribsmaui.com
MOST FAMILY FRIENDLY Bistro Molokini
• Grand Wailea Resort., 3850 Alanui, Wailea, 875-1234
wailearesort.com/bistro_molokini
Ruby’s Diner
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center,
275 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului
248-7829 • rubys.com
BEST RESTAURANT ON
AN ISLAND NEXT DOOR
The Lodge at Ko‘ele
One Keomoku Hwy., Lanai City • 565-4000 •
fourseaseasons.com/koele
Lanai City Grille
Hotel Lanai, 828 Lanai Ave., Lanai City
565-7211 • hotellanai.com
BEST COFFEE SHOP The Coffee Store Napili
Napili Plaza, 5095 Nāpilihau St., Napili
669-4170 • coffeestorenapili.com
Maui Coffee Roasters
444 Hana Hwy., Kahului
877-2877 • mauicoffeeroasters.com
BEST ASIAN Star Noodle
286 Kupuohi St., Lahaina
667-5400 • starnoodle.com
Japengo Pacific Rim Restaurant & Sushi Lounge
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa,
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Ka‘anapali
661-1234 • maui.hyatt.com
BEST BURGER Cool Cat Café
The Wharf Cinema Center, 658 Front St., Lahaina
667-0908 • coolcatcafe.com
Teddy’s Bigger Burgers
Lahaina Gateway Shopping Center, 335 Keawe St., Lahaina
661-9111 • teddysbiggerburgers.com
BEST HAWAI‘I REGIONAL Ko
Fairmont Kea Lani Resort, 4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
875-2210 • korestaurant.com
Hali‘imaile General Store
Hali‘imaile: 900 Hali‘imaile Rd.,
Hali‘imaile • 572-2666
bevgannonrestaurants.com/haliimaile
BEST ITALIAN Pulehu, an Italian Grill
Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas,
6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali
667-3200 • pulehurestaurant.com
Capische?
Hotel Wailea, 555 Kaukahi Rd., Wailea
879-2224 • capische.com
BEST LUAU Old Lahaina Luau
1251 Front St., Lahaina
667-1998 • oldlahainaluau.com
TIE FOR SILVER
Drums of the Pacific
Hyatt Regency Maui,
200 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka‘anapali
661-1234 • maui.hyatt.com
The Feast at Lele
505 Front St., Lahaina
667-5353
feastatlele.com
BEST MEXICAN Amigo’samigosmaui.com
• Akaku Center, 333 Dairy Rd., Kahului • 872-9525
• Lipoa Center, 41 E. Lipoa St., Kihei • 879-9952
• The Wharf Cinema Center, 658 Front St., Lahaina • 661-0210
Las Piñatas of Maui
395 Dairy Rd., Kahului • 877-8707
BEST PACIFIC RIM Japengo Pacific Rim Restaurant & Sushi Lounge
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa,
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Ka‘anapali
661-1234 • maui.hyatt.com
TIE FOR SILVER
Pacific’O
505 Front St., Lahaina
667-4341 • pacificomaui.com
Roy’s
Ka‘anapali Gold Club,
Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
669-6999
roysrestaurant.com
BEST PIZZA Flatbread Company
89 Hana Hwy., Pa‘ia
579-8989 • flatbreadcompany.com
Lahaina Pizza Company
730 Front St., Lahaina
661-0700 • lahainapizzacompany.com
BEST PLATE LUNCH Da Kitchenda-kitchen.com
• Triangle Square, 425 Koloa St., Kahului • 871-7782
• Rainbow Mall, 2439 S. Kīhei Rd., Kihei • 875-7782
Aloha Mixed Plate
• 1285 Front St., Lahaina • 661-3322
alohamixedplate.com
BEST SEAFOOD Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488 • mamasfishhouse.com
Japengo Pacific Rim Restaurant & Sushi Lounge
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa,
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Ka‘anapali
661-1234 • maui.hyatt.com
BEST STEAK Lahaina Grill
127 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina
661-1234 • lahainagrill.com
TIE FOR SILVER
Duo
Four Seasons Resort Maui,
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • fourseasons.com/maui/dining
Makawao Steak House
3612 Baldwin Ave., Makawao
572-8711
cafeoleimaui.com
BEST SUSHI Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
• 600 Office Rd., Kapalua, 669-6286
• Kihei Town Center, 1881 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei,
879-0004 • sanseihawaii.com
Kai Sushi
1 Ritz-Carlton Dr., Kapalua
669-6200 • ritzcarlton.com/en/properties/kapaluamaui/dining
BEST HEALTHY CHOICES Choice Health Bar
1087 Limahana Pl., Lahaina
661-3322 • choicemaui.com
Whole Foods
Maui Mall, 70 E. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului
872-3310 • wholefoodsmarket.com
BEST DESSERT Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop
820 Olowalu Village Rd., Olowalu
662-3600 • leodas.com
Lahaina Grill
127 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina
667-5117 • lahainagrill.com
BEST NOODLES Star Noodle
286 Kupuohi St., Lahaina
667-5400 • starnoodle.com
Sam Sato’s
1750 Wili Pa Loop, Wailuku
244-7124
BEST-KEPT SECRET Sea House Restaurant
Napili Kai Beach Resort, 5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili
669-1500 • seahousemaui.com
Colleen’s at the Cannery
Cannery Marketplace, 810 Ha‘iku Rd., Ha‘iku
575-9211 • colleensinhaiku.com
BEST BAR Barefoot Bar at Hula Grill
Whaler’s Village,
2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
667-6636 • hulagrill.com
Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
669-9600 • pineapplekapalua.com
BEST COCKTAILS Tropica Restaurant & Bar
Westin Maui Resort & Spa
2365 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
667-2525 • westinmaui.com/dining/tropica
Monkeypod Kitchen
10 Wailea Gateway Pl., Wailea
891-2322 • monkeypodkitchen.com
BEST LOBBY LOUNGE Botero Bar
Grand Wailea Resort, 3850 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
875-1234 • wailearesortdining.com/botero_bar
Lobby Lounge
Four Seasons Resort Maui, 3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • fourseasons.com/maui/dining
BEST WINE LIST The Banyan Tree
1Ritz-Carlton Dr., Kapalua
669-6200 • ritzcarlton.com/kapalua
Pulehu, an Italian Grill
Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas, 6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali
667-3200 • pulehurestaurant.com
BEST PAU HANA Gannon’s
100 Wailea Golf Club Dr., Wailea
875-8080 • gannonrestaurants.com
Sea House Restaurant
Napili Kai Beach Resort,
5900 Lower Honoapilani Rd., Honopiilani,
669-1500 (3663) • seahousemaui.com
BEST BUFFET Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel
2525 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
661-0011 • kbhmaui.com
Swan Court
Hyatt Regency Maui, 200 Nohea Kai Dr.,
Ka‘anapali
667-4506 • maui.hyatt.com
BEST SERVICE Spago Maui
Four Seasons Resort Maui,
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • wolfgangpuck.com/restaurants/fine-dining/spago/maui
Nick’s Fishmarket
Fairmont Kea Lani, 4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
879-7224 • nicksfishmarketmaui.com
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