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Monkeypod Kitchen

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10 Wailea Gateway Pl, Wailea Gateway Center, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-6527 (Wailea Ike Drive)
+1 808-891-2322
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I visited Monkeypod in late August with my spouse and children. It was our third visit - this is one of our favourite restaurants in Wailea. It's a very busy place, so we always make reservations and even then we sometimes have had to wait 5-10 minutes to be seated. It's a fun atmosphere, with lots of people, live music... More 

Thank 60Catherine
Burlingame, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great!! The food was great!! The drinks where Awsome. Beautiful setting and great music! Service was a little slow but great!!

Thank americaarrecis
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Thinking about the wonderful experience at the Monkeypod Kitchen makes my mouth water. We sat outdoors (9) of us and that night we had a tropical rain storm, but that just added to the fun. The food was good, and the service was good. Next time I'm in Maui I will be sure to visit Monkeypod again.

Thank 375henryi
Cumming, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Searching Maui for the perfect "chi chi" found it here! Seems like most places forgot how to make this delicious coconut drink found in Hawaii. Don't be fooled by other bar tenders who will serve you a "pina colada" and pass it off as a "chi chi". Enough said!! Monkey pod will serve you a wonderful " chi chi" and... More 

Thank donpbiker2015
Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A restaurant with a social conscience! The craft cocktails were tasty. The fresh catch of the day was great. Would also recommend the Ahi steak with jalapeño mashed potatoes. The patio was great with awesome views! Request patio seating and you won't be disappointed!

Thank sabrina00a
Sydney, Australia
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129 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had read rave reviews and had this a a definite visit for lunch on a driving day. Great decor, lots of space, lovely seating - and then it went downhill from there. We were seated straight away - and then nothing. Other people were taken to tables, given iced water and menus. Still nothing. The groups that had arrived after... More 

Thank cathiecatt
Seattle, Washington
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Come for the honey-lilkoi foam Mai Tai... stay for some great seafood. I started with a trio of sushi goodness... ahi (tuna) poke, tako (octopus) poke, and local snapper poke... followed by a chef's seafood special that was out of this world. Ended with one of my faves... banana cream pie (excuse the bite ;))...

Thank Chris J
Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Took the family to dinner here as a break from the resort. The food was spot on although very busy on a Tuesday night. We probably waited about 35 minutes around 6pm. Holy recommend reservations if you want to check it out. All of our food was very tasty and the drinks were good as well.

Thank Don K
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Recommended by a friend and the Hotel Wailea concierge, we dined here our first night and had the best mai thais ever (definitely order) along with delicious food. Casual family dining.

Thank Sarah D
San Jose, California, United States
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146 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Came in around 6 pm for an early dinner. Ordered the kimchi tacos and Mac nut crusted mahi mahi. Both dishes were okay nothing spectacular.

Thank queenieduong

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Wailea Gateway Pl, Wailea Gateway Center, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-6527
    (Wailea Ike Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-891-2322
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman is a place where foodies, beer lovers, and families escape the stresses of their day-to-day lives by enjoying an ice-cold beer and a great meal while surrounded by people who consider them honored guests and friends.

Our restaurants are founded upon a passion for craft and we are dedicated to mastering the craft of food, drink, and merrymaking...With Aloha! Our menu features fresh island fish, hand tossed pizzas from our kiawe wood-burning oven, and homemade cream pies made from scratch.
Thirty-six craft beers are on tap, each served at an optimal twenty-nine degrees. Our culinary cocktails feature unique ingredients such as acai spirit, coconut water, and Kula lavender. Our passion for craft also extends to our diverse wine list, which emphasizes sustainability, drinkability and fun.

Come join us at our communal table, with friends old and new, and learn what it's like to share our "Lucky Live Hawaii" story.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?