Maui Dining Guide: Lānaʻi

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Lānaʻi Restaurants

Hunting for food on Lānaʻi? Read our recommendations below to find the best Lānaʻi restaurant for your tastes and budget. Or read in-depth editorial about Maui & Lānaʻi restaurants.

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B = Breakfast   L = Lunch   D = Dinner
BR = Brunch    N = Dinner past 9 p.m.
RR = Reservations Recommended
Average Entrée Price: $ =  < $15   $$ = < $25 $$$ = < $40   $$$$ = $40+


Coffee Works

604 Ilima Street, Lāna‘i City, 808-565-6962. Fruity açai bowls, pastries and espresso drinks offer a bright start to your day. Plus light lunch fare, Italian sodas, and Internet access. Café. B, L. $

Lāna‘i City Grille

Hotel Lāna‘i, 828 Lāna‘i Avenue, Lāna‘i City, 808-565-7211. Asian-influenced cuisine is served in cozy comfort in a historic 1920s inn. Try the crab-cake appetizers with spicy aioli, and fresh fish over rice pilaf. Asian/American. D. RR. $-$$$

Lāna‘i ‘Ohana Poke Market

834A Gay Street, Lāna‘i City, 808-559-6265. Tucked down a side street off Dole Park, this no-frills venue serves great local grinds like spicy poke bowls with furikake, and teri beef combo plate lunches. Hawaiian. L. $

Malibu Farm

Four Seasons Lāna‘i, 1 Mānele Bay Road, 808-565-2000. Organic, farm-to-table fare and a sweeping ocean view. Start with quinoa oatmeal with coconut milk. For lunch, try the Caesar BLT salad or a burrata fruit salad with arugula, mango, papaya and candied mac nuts. American. B, L. $$-$$$

Nobu Lāna‘i

Four Seasons Resort Lāna‘i, 1 Mānele Bay Road, Lāna‘i City, 808-565-2832. Celebrity Chef Matsuhisa-san has handed the knife and hashi (chopsticks) to Chef Marlowe Lawenko at this beautiful open-air restaurant. A stellar sushi bar keeps company with eclectic entrées like vegetable falafel, artisanal flatbread, and fish ‘n’ chips. Sushi/Seafood. D. $$$

One Forty

Four Seasons Resort Lāna‘i, 1 Mānele Bay Road, Lāna‘i City, 808-565-2000. Lāna‘i’s 140-square-mile footprint, and the temperature for perfectly grilling a medium-rare steak, inspired the restaurant’s name. Begin your day with creamy baked oatmeal with fresh fruits, muffins and croissants; or grilled ‘ahi with chipotle-hollandaise eggs Benedict. For dinner, try Chef Kemar Durfield’s beef filet with lobster-mashed potatoes; or moi, the fish of Hawaiian royalty, with taro gnocchi, papaya and pohole fern salad. Steak/Seafood. B, D, RR. $$-$$$$

Pele’s Other Garden

811 Houston Street, Lāna‘i City, 808-565-9628. Big deli sandwiches, calzones, pizza, pasta, beer and wine. Deli/Italian. L, D. $-$$

The Sports Bar

Four Seasons Lāna‘i, 1 Mānele Road, 808-565-2499. Platters overflowing with baba ganoush, hummus, tabouleh and feta; and not-to-be-missed Jidori chicken wings with creamy blue cheese dip. Long-simmered Lāna‘i venison ragout over pappardelle will prepare you for your day on the greens. Mediterranean. L, D. $$-$$$

Views at Mānele Golf

Four Seasons Resort Lāna‘i, 1 Mānele Bay Road, Lāna‘i City, 808-565-2000. Lunch goes light and bright with fresh ‘ahi atop arugula, frisee and fiddlehead fern shoots. For heartier appetites, there’s Wagyu skirt steak with charred corn, Mexican cojita cheese and creamy avocado dressing. At lunch or pau hana, sip a cacao mojito or a guava mint lemonade. Hawai‘i Regional. $$-$$$