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Lanai City Grille

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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828 Lanai Ave, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763 (8th Street)
+1 808-565-7211
Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had a great dinner at Lanai City Grille! This was the best place we've eaten on Lanai. If you like venison, then you'll love this venison! The filet mignon was perfectly cooked and delicious. The Lobster bisque was outstanding and classically prepared and the bananas foster for dessert was something we were glad we didn't miss. The staff were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inside the charming Lanai City Hotel sits this quaint restaurant. From the moment we walked in, we were welcomed and knew the evening would be perfect. We were probably the only ones there that were not locals, and yet we were treated like family. We had a quiet corner booth and the service was excellent. Hard to pick from the... More 

Thank Greekchick
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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144 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This unassuming restaurant might just be the best restaurant on Lana'i and one of the best on the islands. The classically-trained chef recently took the job at this restaurant and is certainly putting his mark on it. After speaking with him (great guy and very engaging) is sounds as if the menu will continue to change to offer guests a... More 

Thank 1960Corvette
San Diego, California
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This review is for the new menu/restaurant which we ate at in late December. We were the first table to arrive (at 5:00 when they opened) and our meal took 2.5 hours! We didn't order multiple courses, it was just really slow (taking island time to a whole new level). For example, entrees came out 10 minutes apart between first... More 

Thank HotelDuderino
Blaine Minnesota
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

The food here was amazing. The service was tremendous. We dined on the outdoor patio and the atmosphere was spectacular.

Thank OnVacation_10
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Lanai City Grille had its grand reopening just two weeks ago, and we were both impressed by the result. The Lanai signature was the best piece of meat we've had in US and we would recommend it to anyone except vegetarians :) The double chocolate cookie desert is just yammie....

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Our trip was delayed , but it turned out to be an excellent trip. We lost $199 from 808 Hummer being thieves, but that is another review. The Hotel is a great example of the feel of Lanai, being a quaint experience . Clean and met our needs. The diner had an excellent low-key feel, and excellent choices. It was... More 

Thank Allen E
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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163 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Four of us for supper. Very good food, very good service. Thank you, Arnell and Shanette! We'll be back!

Thank Howard P
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Not a lot of restaurants in town and this one may be the fanciest. It was simple food but very good. Wait staff very friendly

Thank Gail050
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lanai City Grill is located inside Hotel Lana'i, and is a fabulous spot to try out for dinner. From Sushi, to Entrees to Dessert, I've never had a meal I didn't LOVE. The food and drinks are a bit pricey. However, not as expansive as the restaurants you'll find in the Four Seasons Resorts. It's an adorable, quaint restaurant, with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Asian, Hawaiian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 828 Lanai Ave, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
    (8th Street)
  • Public Transportation: The inter island shuttle drops off and picks up at our door every half an hour.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Lanai  >  Lanai City
  • Phone Number: +1 808-565-7211
Lana'i City Grille, the restaurant under the roof of the charming Hotel Lana'i, with its fresh innovative cuisine and its comfortable interior is quickly becoming the premier restaurant on the island.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?