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200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1942 (Kaanapali Parkway)
+1 808-667-4796
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have experienced this wonderful restaurant many times including the pre-opening event back in 2011. Beautiful setting, fantastic service, and the food is always outstanding.

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Thank Mark A
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here last year and loved it, but was very disappointed this time. The fried rice was sticky, with clumps and really had little flavor. I heard the waitress tell the people at next table that you could get a half order of the fried rice, after we each got a huge bowl. No one questioned why I barely... More 

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Thank tmcd59
Texas
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164 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely blown away about this place. GREAT views outside. Also covered dining. You'll also discover that the employees have been here forever. Some as long as 36 years. Our waitress, Carrie, had been with Japengo for 20 years! Says a lot about the restaurant... Service was impeccable. Fast, efficient and knowledgeable about menu items. Food was extremely well presented with... More 

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Thank alienpilot
Stamford, Connecticut
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has excellent sushi across the board. And there is good Asian food, e.g. We had cooked Asparagus with a spicy sweet sauce. Another dish with Chinese cabbage. Good atmosphere. We enjoyed the terrace.

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Thank Jmc5606903
Springfield, Virginia
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in without Reservation for dinner, and they said they didn't have something for another 2 hours. They had a lot of happy people there. Then as we turned to go the director said wait a moment and he was able to seat us immediately and a great table. And a great meal. One of the best in the week.... More 

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Thank Joyce T
Kihei, Hawaii
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just that. Could barely understand the menu, not nearly a great selection. Expected more. But the chow fun was TO DIE FOR!

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Thank DanaKF
Panama City
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were looking for somewhere close to the Westin to eat, and we wanted an island experience with fresh seafood. I found this on Tripadvisor actually, so we booked an online reservation with Opentable! It was not a far walk from the Westin, and the ambience was super cool. The view was amazing. Do not go here... More 

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Thank CoachDub
Redmond, Washington
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were supposed to be a party of 8 but when people heard about where we were going the party changed to 15. The restaurant accommodated us immediately and then the food started arriving! This is a dining experience, everything ordered looked like you shouldn't actually eat it, the presentation was magnificent! And then the flavours do the look justice.... More 

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Thank konalou15
Eden Prairie
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114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love eating at this place for 2 simple reasons. The food is always great, with a large variety of menu choices beyond sushi. The open atmosphere includes great views of the Hyatt Property and the ocean. We also love Bobby, who is our favorite waiter.

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Thank Dewey G
Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Japengo is a great place! Great food, wonderful atmosphere,and attentive servers. Our last meal on Maui, and we could not have picked a better place. With a view of the ocean, it get busy at sunset, so we opted for a little after. The waiter seemed genuinely happy to serve us, and explained the menu very well. My wife had... More 

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Thank Poul O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1942
    (Kaanapali Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Maui Public Bus to Whaler's Village and then a short walk along the boardwalk, to the Hyatt Regency Maui.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-667-4796
Description
Japengo is sophisticated dining destination on Maui, featuring world-class steaks, seafood, and sushi. Japengo blends fresh locally-grown ingredients with the exotic flavors of the Pacific Rim. Enjoy indoor and outdoor patio seating, a chic sushi lounge, and an indoor/outdoor lounge area. Happy hour daily and live entertainment every night. Free parking is available.Japengo has earned numerous awards including the 2013 Gold 'Aipono Award for Best Pacific Rim Restaurant on Maui, and 2013 Silver 'Aipono Awards for Best Seafood and Best Asian Restaurant on Maui.Every 2nd and 4th Saturday, Chef Jay shares his secrets in Japengo's Saturday Sushi School, an hands-on culinary class in the Sushi Lounge.

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