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Lanai City Bar & Grille

828 Lanai Ave, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
+1 808-565-7212
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fusion, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
828 Lanai Ave, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you reserve a table at this cozy spot. Food is so outstanding, we ate here twice! Loved our waiter too!

Thank minibargrrl
Aileen S, Manager at Lanai City Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha & Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Mahalo, Aileen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Lanai City Grille with a group and had a great time. The food was very good and different than other restaurants we went to on the trip.

Thank grafton24
Aileen S, Manager at Lanai City Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Grafton24, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are happy to hear that your group had a great time and enjoyed the food, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Mahalo, Aileen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of our Okinawan heritage, we strive to follow the rule of “Hara Hachi Bu” – eating food until 80% full. Okay, that went out the window, when we dined here during a weekend getaway to Lanai. Kudos to Chef Jimi for an exquisite...More

Thank ZayneZ
Aileen S, Manager at Lanai City Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha ZayneZ, Thank you for taking time to write us a review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience at Lanai City Bar & Grille. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Mahalo, Aileen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner at this welcoming dining room full of local charm. My only regret is that we only got here once during our short stay on the island. The bar puts out good cocktails and has nice wine offerings. The menu is...More

Thank CLM409
Aileen S, Manager at Lanai City Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha and thank you for your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your dining experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Mahalo, Aileen

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Let me start by saying the food here is absolutely delicious. We had a few different appies followed by an entree of ahi tuna. They were all perfect! The full bar offers some delicious cocktails, which we enjoyed as well. As much as we loved...More

Thank lellybean
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Have to agree with the other reviews, Chef Jimi is a culinary master. Being celiac i'm usually stuck with the same boxed gluten free pasta in some sauce. Chef Jimmy prepared a "chefs special" which was just that. Other diners stared at the plate when...More

Thank kenlovekona
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The atmosphere at The Lanai Grille is welcoming, but the food prepared by the new chef, Jimi Lasquete was absolutely the best ever prepared. The calamari steak strips were tender, the venison meatballs were delicious, tender and accompanied by homemade (and tender) pasta, and the...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best place in town. And really the only nice restaurant. The service was really good. I had a very unique vegetarian pasta, that was creative and delicious. 3 of 4 people in our party had this dish and all thought it was...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We ate at the Lanai City Grille twice. The second night we had the pink snapper and venison. Both were prepared to perfection. The staff was very friendly and service was excellent.

Thank vicky060
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Grille is the only fine dining option in the town. The restaurant is located in the Hotel Lanai. We had bolognese (venison) and spaghetti as well as Simple salad and dessert. The service was excellent and the food was very good. If staying on...More

Thank Steveh3Texas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$48
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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: +1 808-565-7212
  • E-mail
Lana'i City Bar & Grille, located under the roof of the charming Hotel Lana'i, with its innovative cuisine and its comfortable interior is quickly becoming the premier restaurant on the island.
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