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Leilani's On The Beach

2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg J, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
+1 808-661-4495
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hula pie” (691 reviews)
“fish tacos” (716 reviews)
“steak” (179 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg J, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice view, but very busy probably due to the fact that the dining room was being renovated so only the patio was open.The fish tacos were as good as advertised and the service was excellent. Definitely worth the price.

Thank mauricedullea
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate lunch on a Monday. No wait, great table with ocean view. Fish tacos with marlin steaks were probably the best I had had. My wife had the pulled pork sandwich and it was also excellent. Mai tais also some of the best around....More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had been told by several people that you have to go to Lelani's and get the hula pie. It is one of the "must do" things on Maui. I had a hard time finding something on the menu that I would like for dinner....More

Thank Tamera B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here for some appies and drinks. Food we had was average bar food, not many vegetarian options. We ordered a drink though that was a coconut drink made with macadamia nut liqueur and omg it was heaven. Best drink I’ve ever had! I...More

Thank missalicia001
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They appear to be going through a renovation which creates less seating and a long wait. Even though the wait seemed long, the food was really good. The calamari, the fish tacos, and the chicken strips (for kids) were all great.

Thank erikamilligan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate there a couple of times on our trip. I had the strawberry walnut salad with feta, (even though I ordered mine without). I think I could have eaten it every night. We almost always eat at the bar if we can get a...More

Thank moran76063
Reviewed 1 week ago

Leilani's bar has been rated best bar in Maui for many years and I suspect Johnny, the bartender, is surely the reason. We were originally just having a drink at the bar while we waited for a table but when our table was ready we...More

Thank SailAwaySanDiego
Reviewed 1 week ago

We at at Leilani's twice on our stay at Kaanapali and had good meals both times. Right on the beach with a great view.

Thank jbarclay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place again has mediocre food. But it is right near the beach in whalers village. Fish tacos were alright. Not the best. Not the worst. I wouldn’t go hunting this place out. But there wasn’t many places in Maui that made me feel that...More

Thank GibbsFamily1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We checked in with the greeter and were told that it would be 45 minute wait. After an hour and 30 minutes we checked to see what the problem was because we saw many people come in after us and get seated. We never even...More

Thank Nancy S
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Questions & Answers
Darlene E
9 October 2017|
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Response from Linstrvlgems | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any renovations going on in September.
29 November 2016|
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Response from Evelyn E | Reviewed this property |
Yes high chairs are available. I think happy hour starts at 3.
Bill E
5 July 2016|
Response from NinaNTommy | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are gluten free items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg J, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
    (Hwy 30)
  • Public Transportation: Maui bus stops right in front Whalers Village every hour!
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-661-4495
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Located right on famous Ka’anapali Beach, Leilani’s offers the perfect vantage point for viewing amazing sunsets framed by the islands of Lanai and Molokai. The open air dining room offers sweeping ocean views and features a menu of fresh Island fish, seafood, prime rib, steaks,and barbecue ribs. The outdoor Beachside Grill has long been a popular place for both residents and locals to enjoy their favorite casual fare while sipping exotic cocktails and enjoying live entertainment. Menu offerings include appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, Hawaiian local plates, fish & chips and for dessert Kimo’s Original Hula Pie.
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