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The Banyan Tree

One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-665-7096
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had our three year anniversary dinner here. We were well taken care of by all the Banyan tree staff, especially by Miyako. Ask for the sunset menu. For $65/person you get champagne, sweet bread (amazing!) appetizer, main and dessert. Add $25/person...More

Thank Cat G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner and service were excellent here. As a bonus, you can bring your own wine and it's a $25 corkage fee. The only catch is that the wine can't be on their wine list. This worked out well for us as we had a nice...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During our recent trip to Kapalua, my wife and I had dinner the The Banyan Tree twice. Our waiter both times was a French gentleman named Robert, who did a great job. Our meal was excellent both times - a combination of the food the...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the excellent value of the Sunset Menu ($65 for multi-course, a bargain in Hawaii). 2 of us tasted each other's; we appreciated the variety, and the opportunity to taste the chef's offerings; there was more than enough to share). Mojitos were lovely. Amuse...More

Thank DrDaveMaui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I expected a great deal more than what was offered at this Ritz Carlton Hotel restaurant. The seafood fettuccine consisted of a couple of scallops, cherry tomatoes and three head on prawns around a cheese-sauced pile of noodles. This wasn't seafood fettuccine. It was scallops...More

Thank lbearpal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The good here is good. Although like many Hawaiian places, far too much emphasis on blending with Asian influence. They should stop the pretense, and just stick with local stuff. That said, the service was good, and the views quite good. It was not quite...More

Thank cadamsesq
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here during the week. We shared a meal just because I wasn't all that hungry. This was no problem and our server was really kind about our request to split things ourselves instead of the kitchen doing it. The wine selection was...More

Thank CatherineL270
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had dinner at the restaurant on the last night of our visit to Maui. From start to end it was a meal to remember. The restaurant is part of the Ritz Carlton hotel but is situated away from the main building in beautiful grounds...More

Thank pjgriffiths10
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Why not pay a visit to something that is rare? If in Lahaina, walk under the Banyan Tree on Front Street or come during the Craft Fairs. Where you can find locally made little trinkets and souvenirs.

Thank jbene777
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We enjoyed our dinner overlooking the ocean and enjoying excellent fresh fish. The views are excellent, the service is very good, and the food was fresh.

Thank Iloveoldsaybrook
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19 March 2017|
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Response from The Ritz Carlto... K | Property representative |
Aloha 792DavidB and thank you for your inquiry! The corkage charge at The Banyan Tree is $25 per bottle. Please let us know if we may be of any further assistance. Mahalo, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
Danielle G
30 January 2017|
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Response from The Ritz Carlto... K | Property representative |
Aloha Danielle G and mahalo for your inquiry! Yes, The Banyan Tree restaurant is open to outside guests. we offer complimentary valet parking for guests who dine at The Banyan Tree. Thank you again and we look forward to... More
Claudette S
20 November 2016|
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Response from westmauian | Reviewed this property |
A free standing building at pool side in the Ritz Carlton Kapalua
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$55
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761
    (Office Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kapalua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-665-7096
Embark on a culinary journey while taking in spectacular sunset views from this open air, ocean view restaurant and lounge. The Banyan Tree features farm-to-fork concepts highlighting locally sourced ingredients, including those from the hotel's abundant organic garden. Hawaii's freshest fish, meat and produce are prepared with simplicity for the perfect flavor balance. Innovative garden-to-glass cocktails are infused with fruits and herbs and served alongside Hawaiian-inspired share plates to create a culinary adventure that is as inspiring as it is memorable. Intimate yet inviting, The Banyan Tree is the ideal place to savor your first meal on Maui and your last.
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