About Humuhumu - Grand Wailea
Voted "Chef of the Year" and "Most Innovative Menu," 2016 Aipono Awards. "Best Resort Restaurant;" and "Best Ambiance,"Maui News Readers Choice, Readers Choice Awards 2009-2011. "Best Table for Two," and "Most Romantic Table," ISLANDS Magazine, "Best of the World's" editor's choice, 2009, 2012 and 2013. Romantic and exotic, this Maui ocean side restaurant offers the most spectacular sunset views. Named after Hawaii's state fish, the Polynesian thatch roof restaurant seems to float on a million-gallon saltwater lagoon filled with tropical fish. Savor delicious Island fish and meat entrees with Polynesian or Hawaiian influences.
If you are booking between the dates of August 28 – December 15, please note that Humuhumunukunukuapua'a has been temporarily relocated to our former Kincha restaurant location in the hotel’s Hawaiian gardens. Humu will operate in the new location with the same friendly and attentive service, same award-winning chef and menu.
Hawaii Regional Cuisine, Polynesian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Humu Lounge: 5pm - 9 pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 9pm
Wailea Ike Drive
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary validated parking.
Private Party Facilities:
The Humuhumunukunukuapua’a - Hana Room is a spacious private section of the restaurant available to seat up to 48 people with views of our salt water lagoon and serene waterfall backdrop. Full restaurant buyout also available.
Private Party Contact:
Restaurant Reservations: 8088751234x51
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Humuhumu - Grand Wailea Ratings and Reviews
Food was good, not outstanding like I've ...
Food was good, not outstanding like I've heard. Special fish of the day was dry and sauce was minimal.
I made reservation with open table asking for a special table as it was our anniversary. They did not mention our anniversary nor give us a special table.
Very pricey for the portions. However out waitress was very nice.
This is a place that has always been at ...
This is a place that has always been at the top of my list of faves. Having not been here for ten years, I assumed it would be the same or even improved. Sadly the famous moat usually filled with incredible sea life, is now moldy toxic green stagnant water. This swamp draws mosquitos, so beware. Giant bumps all over us!! They said they are about to close for renovations BUT that should not mean the guests toward the end should suffer thru mediocre food and lazy service, while sitting in the sad swamp land. Soooo bummed.
The ocean view and sunsets are amazing. ...
The ocean view and sunsets are amazing. Very romantic for a special occassion. The food is top quality in taste and presenation. The wait staff are very friendly and attentive. We come here every year for our anniversary.
We had a delicious meal and a wonderful ...
We had a delicious meal and a wonderful waitress. She was very knowledgable about the menu and was willing to offer suggestions when asked. The view from our table was breathtaking. We highly recommend this restaurant for a special romantic occasion, such as a honeymoon or anniversary.
The setting is spectacular; grand grass ...
The setting is spectacular; grand grass building overlooking koi pond and Pacific Ocean. Food was quite good - although they 'ran out' (?!?) of one of their signature dishes when we dined. Service was abysmal with waiter disappearing for extended periods of time - which really frustrated everyone at our table. Definitely go - but avoid Michael as your server!
HumuHumu is a beautiful restaurant in an ...
HumuHumu is a beautiful restaurant in an absolutely gorgeous setting! When making the reservation we requested either table #70 (large round table sitting on a pier which must be reserved at least 72 hours in advance...didn't know that at the time) for our group of 5, or a table near the rail on the ocean side; we received neither request, in fact we were at the furthest point away from either requested table. However, after asking to be moved, the hostess was more than happy to find us another table with a somewhat better view of a wonderful sunset. The food was good; I'm giving it 4 stars because A) the service was sub-par, in turn the food was not served at it's optimum temperature and B) the menu had multiple items that featured Mahi, BUT, it was all being substituted with another fish that evening...the alternate fish wasn't nearly as good. The waitress was friendly and nice; however, was missing a lot...drinks weren't refilled/replaced in a timely manner, food was delayed, long wait for the check, etc. The saving grace for me was THE dessert...Humu Pie! Don't miss it; it will make you forget what happened before that point in your meal!! Overall, HumuHumu is a dining experience that I would definitely recommend.
The sunset view was amazing, but of cour ...
The sunset view was amazing, but of course it makes for a very warm and glaring experience. The overhead fans help, but since the restaurant sits on top an ulua pond, it also helps circulate the smell. We enjoyed the seared scallop appetizer, and a couple signature cocktails. The filet was ok, but the seared ahi was delicious. Make sure to save room for their desserts!
Very overrated in food quality and poor ...
Very overrated in food quality and poor value for the money! After arriving 30 minutes prior to our reservations, we then had to wait 15 minutes beyond our reservation time because they seated the wrong party ahead of us. They then sat us in the bar, which they said was part of their dining room. Scallops were chewy and salty and mahi mahi was "fishy" tasting, so I really question the freshness of the fish.
Lovely setting in tiki hut, but menu and ...
Lovely setting in tiki hut, but menu and servers felt so old fashioned!! Surf and turf and only 8 items on the menu, none of which interested us. We got up and left. Not worth the super high price for uninspired menu.
The view is beautiful, especially during ...
The view is beautiful, especially during sunset. The food is very good, although not a lot of menu choices. Prices are high, but you are paying for the whole experience. We learned they will be renovating soon - hopefully they won't change the look of the place.
This used to be my favorite place but I ...
This used to be my favorite place but I can no longer say it is worth the money. I can afford to eat here with no problem but I do expect not to be disappointed with the quality of the food at the price that is charged. The food quality was far inferior to what it has been in the past and the prices have jumped substantially. The service is excellent as always and the view can't be matched.
While we were staying at the Grand Waile ...
While we were staying at the Grand Wailea last year and once again this year, we noticed that they were rehabbing various parts of the resort. Last year they were doing the rooms (still some of them being done this year - not entirely sure ) and this year they'd done the Bistro Molokini and we're going to do the Humuhumu this fall. Regarding the Humuhumu, I'm glad to see it get a refresh. Too dark there once the sun goes down in my opinion. The wine list is decent but VERY expensive and the food is as well. We enjoyed our meals and found the portions to be generous and very good. We arrived for our reservation on time but the staff wasn't ready for us necessitating a stop in the bar where they (initially anyway) weren't ready for us either! Come on, this has to be basic to all restaurants and they weren't busy as it was just after opening... I hope that things improve after the rehab. Too much good there to let the basics get in the way.
Not crowded but placed at a table in bac ...
Not crowded but placed at a table in back of restaurant. Cocktails were good. Food was average. Lagoon water needs changing. Smelled foul. Another restaurant living off of the view. Not worth driving from west side of island.
We frequently stay at the Grand Y, the h ...
We frequently stay at the Grand Y, the hotel where this restaurant is located. We have tried it in the past without great success. For a number of reasons, we had switched hotels for the past 6 trips over the past 3 years.
But, we decided we needed to go back to the Grand Y on this last trip. We searched for new dining sites in South Maui and noticed that Humu.....was rated very highly and the chef had been named "most inovative." My wife ordered the Catch of the Day. It was a very small piece of Moon fish on a bed of very common brown rice. That's innovation for you!
Shame on us, we know better than to choose dining locations in hotels. It was a very expensive reminder to STAY AWAY from most hotel based restaurants.
Cannot express loudly enough how mediocre this place still is. Great views are the only saving grace.
The Humuhumu was not up to the same stan ...
The Humuhumu was not up to the same standards as many other Maui Restaurants we visited. The food was OK but nothing really stood out to us. The service was about the same as our waitress was attentive but not personable which was not the norm on this island. The location and ocean views are outstanding however but that is the case with many of Maui's better restaurants. For the money (this place is pricey) Maui has much better options.
Over priced. Especially, $17 for caprese ...
Over priced. Especially, $17 for caprese salad that came with two pieces of buffalo mozzerella the size of a walnut.
Also, $22 for a shot of tequila that other high end restaurants charge $12-$14.
The check for 5 should have been about $250, but turned into $500.
Delicious...as always! The goat cheese ...
Delicious...as always! The goat cheese and watermelon salad is amazing. The scallops are divine and those are just the appetizers. The monchong is fantastic and my husband couldn't get enough of the ahi loins. One of our 'go to' dinner restaurants in Wailea.
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