About Ka'ana Kitchen at Andaz Maui
What we serve at Ka‘ana, we serve from the heart. We source from local farmers, ranchers, and fishermen. We only put on your plate what we feel is proper to serve. Our pairings speak to the ability to connect the elements of taste, smell, and touch with everything around us.
Our dishes are prepared using techniques from around the culinary world, but thought-out in accordance with our micro-climate. The way we prepare our fish, season our salads, and grill our meat depends not only on its origin, but what the weather tells us, how the swells on the ocean shape our mood, and how the land influences our feelings.
Here we hope to blur the lines between your kitchen and our restaurant, between what is external and what is internal. We invite you in, share our hopes, and create a unique dining experience that connects you to this place and its essence.
Hawaii Regional Cuisine, Hawaiian, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
BREAKFAST: 6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
DINNER: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, View, Wine
Ka'ana Kitchen at Andaz Maui Ratings and Reviews
Amazing!!! Spectacular outside eating!! ...
Amazing!!! Spectacular outside eating!! EXTREMELY FLAVORFUL FUN, BEAUTIFUL STAFF, BEAUTIFUL HOTEL.... in all caps because YESSSSS, I'm SCREAMING with excitement over this experience!
ABALONE RISOTTO--- OMG!!!!!!!!!!
Our server was fabulous and helpful thro ...
Our server was fabulous and helpful throughout the meal. He almost came across as the manager of the place. He made our first visit memorable and provided great recommendations for both food and drink. We always felt attended to without over service. I wish I had room for the desert and to stay longer. Sitting out on the patio is a must and the restaurant has a great vibe for all ages.
Lovely outdoor seating with a gentle bre ...
Lovely outdoor seating with a gentle breeze off the ocean, stellar service, great wine list. We've dined there on several occasions and the place never disappoints. Oh, and if you are a fan of grilled octopus this should be your "don't miss" dish. Mouthwatering. Amazing. The best.
We didn't realize at first how the exper ...
We didn't realize at first how the experience would be about sharing. There are small and large portions. And what a lovely meal it was! The staff is very knowledgeable and guided us thru the options. Lovely and will definitely return.
I'm very happy to finally find my favori ...
I'm very happy to finally find my favorite restaurant in Wailea. In addition to the relaxing ocean view, outdoor dining at Ka'ana Kitchen, with its excellent food/beverage selection and quality of service, was simply outstanding.
Based on the starters and entrees we enjoyed (Cold noodles, clams, lobster, pork belly, ahi tuna on a bed of roasted vegetables) it was evident that they were prepared meticulously using the freshest ingredients. With the help of our primary server (J.D.), a bottle of 2012 Pinot Noir from Ken Wright Cellars was the perfect pairing for the food selection. Desert which consisted of a moist guava cake and a strip of white chocolate complemented the fresh brewed Kona coffee specially blended for Andaz.
From the valet parking staff to the hosts, all servers were friendly, respectful, attentive and efficient. They truly showed the essence of customer appreciation for local residents and tourists alike. Keep up the great job!!!
Loved dining outside. The service was sp ...
Loved dining outside. The service was spot on. We enjoyed sharing everything and were encouraged to. The abalone risotto was something to be remembered. To the end the meal we shared a guava chiffon cake with strawberry ice cream that was perfect.
It was very nice, a little pricey but ve ...
It was very nice, a little pricey but very creative, yet simple. Our waiter was great but a slight bit on slow side. Possible short staffed but person in charge of keeping water glass full is amazing. They did a great job with complimentary desserts for my other half. A must try while on Maui
The staff is very good and greet you wit ...
The staff is very good and greet you with a wonderful smile. Outdoor sitting is just beautiful. As far as the food,it was fine with limited options, but not the best we experienced in Maui by far. There is really only 2 full service restaurants on site so your choices are limited. The brunch is over priced. It has plenty of food, But we came from staying at the four seasons and the food at their brunch was about the same and less expensive.
A restaurant of this caliber located in ...
A restaurant of this caliber located in a touristy hotel doesn't do the restaurant much justice. The chefs execute the dishes well and attention is definitely set on the food. The problem is: it's in a hotel. A hotel sees people of all walks come in and go. A hotel of this caliber costs a ton, so the average joe walks in expecting something more than what's doable because of what they've spent to get to Maui and the Andaz. The chefs work there butt off to make people's night special when majority of the guests deserve sub par food and service. The guests just don't understand the technique and ideas behind the plating. So chefs, don't get flustered when a sun burnt kid wearing a Maui t-shirt sends your food back because he was expecting something better.
Best meal on Maui. Inventive use of loca ...
Best meal on Maui. Inventive use of local products, all plates are delicious and different. Strongly suggest that one shares plates to make sure that you get a taste of everything. Also best, most friendly and knowledgeable waiters in Wailea.
Lets just say I'm planning our next stay ...
Lets just say I'm planning our next stay at the andaz very soon. ka'aana café was the best way me and my family could start our morning ! from the moment we walked in we were greeted with aloha, each morning we sat in a different area and both were wonderful, I really liked the netting around the balcony that kept the birds out! the choices of food were outstanding, we did not hold back and licked our plates clean! the fresh pressed juice topped it off! thank you so much for the hard work, my memory of this place the best it could be!
OH and defiantly can't forget about the most delicious dinner !!!
Overpriced wine list and food menu. Bot ...
Overpriced wine list and food menu. Bottle of good champagne priced at $280 which could be purchased at a restaurant down the street (2 mins away) for $170...food was well prepared, presented and had good Flavors.
Although we live not too far from the An ...
Although we live not too far from the Andaz, my husband and I never been to either hotel's restaurants. We decided to plan our date night at the Ka'ana Kitchen. The best part was the view and our Margaritas, plus the conversation with the experienced barmen. The restaurant is beautiful, especially loved the open kitchen and clean-lines interior design.
Unfortunately the rest of our dining experience did not match our expectations nor the price value. We arrived on time, but the table wasn't ready, and then the hostess "couldn't" find us even though we were seating right next to her, waiting for our table. During the dinner there was a mix-up with our order, which was then fixed, yet id did disrupt the order of the meal. The main entree was served nearly cold. The meal was not bad, portions are too small (i.m.o), and I would like to see our server to be more familiar with the menu.
There were few other details that contributed to the experience, like poor lighting outside, missing napkin and diaper changing!!! at the next table.
My husband and I really enjoy fine dining, unfortunately this experience was not one of them. At the end of the dinner we were left with disappointment. When paying high price at the restaurant, to me not only it includes gourmet meal and drinks, but attentive service, comfortable seating and nice ambience. Sadly most of the value components were missing.
Kahana Kitchen My wife and I moved from ...
My wife and I moved from NYC to Hawaii five years ago. After teaching children for forty years and wine programs for thirty years in NYC we have been able to find some amazing culinary delights on the islands of Hawaii. For our last three Wedding Anniversaries we have celebrated that special day by going to the Ka'ana Kitchen at the Andaz on Maui. For our 47th this year we had two amazing experiences at The Ka'ana Kitchen. The following is a list of the dishes we had in total. Smoked Kaua'i Shrimp, Kona Clams, Kona Lobster, Wagyu Hanger steak, Buttermilk Fried Chicken,Berkshire Pork Belly and Maui caught fish. EVERYTHING was amazing. What's also important to know is that the entire waitstaff goes out of their way to make each and every evening a special event. Service is quick and impeccable. The wine sommeliers know each and every wine and can help you marry a wine to you feast. I can only suggest to reserve a table on the lanai overlooking the ocean and the setting sun in the west. It's a true farm to table restaurant.
We were just in Maui and ate here twice. ...
We were just in Maui and ate here twice. We love this place. If you like family dining, then this is the place. The service was excellent and we never felt pressured to order more or order faster. Just a nice relaxed pace, beautiful setting and incredible food. We would have eaten here a third time, but had to leave the island.
Beautiful scenery, goodhand mixed cockta ...
Beautiful scenery, goodhand mixed cocktails and excellent fish. We would put the quality of the food on par with mommas fish house, and the cocktails were even better. Service was good and the wine list kept us happy.
My husband and I went to Ka'ana kitchen ...
My husband and I went to Ka'ana kitchen on our honeymoon. We were extremely disappointed. The menu is extremely limited, the prices are very high, the portion sizes are quite small, and the wait staff was snobby. That being said, the food we did have was good. We have never left a restaurant hungry until going to Ka'ana.
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