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, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wine
Ka'ana Kitchen at Andaz Maui Ratings and Reviews
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.
Beautiful view is the plus to this resta ...
Beautiful view is the plus to this restaurant, unfortunately the value isn't there. Granted you're on a resort and it is Hawaii, but the food is way overpriced. The atmosphere is a mix of family dining and couples while the food seems to attempt to cater to a fine dining experience. Nice place, just not a romantic, fine dining restaurant.
Everything in the menu we ordered was mi ...
Everything in the menu we ordered was mild to spicy. Even the dessert. Small portions for the price. Service was slow. I had to ask for the waitress from the when i needed something. Not too impressed. Surprising since in a 5star hotel.
The name means 'to share'. Its just ext ...
The name means 'to share'. Its just extra expensive with small plates. Friends we went with were celebrating an anniversary and they made no mention. Not enough food for what we paid. Wouldn't recommend or go back.
The experience was excellent. Our waitre ...
The experience was excellent. Our waitress, Ashli, was very pleasant and helpful. Her food recommendations were spot on. The octopus was fabulous. The catch of the day was delicious. It was accompanied by smashed green peas (yummy!) and fresh vegetables which made the dish even better. My husband had a steak and he thoroughly enjoyed it. They use all fresh ingredients that are local which made the dishes we ordered even better. Overall a great evening!
We go to Ka'ana Kitchen every year since ...
We go to Ka'ana Kitchen every year since they opened for my daughter's birthday. This year was her 10th birthday. Every year, the staff gives her extra special treatment, including birthday cupcakes. But even better is that almost every staff member we passed wished her a happy birthday all throughout our visit. It made her feel so special, she was glowing by the time we left.
Thank you so much for helping my little girl feel so wonderful on her special day! We appreciate you so much!
The restaurant encourages to share the f ...
The restaurant encourages to share the food, so we ordered two appetizers and one entrée. Ahi appetizer is to die for: presentation is flawless and every bite is a celebration in your mouth. Ahi just melts, sauces complement its taste, panna cotta is the best I ever tried, even tomatoes are a firework of taste!
Ambiance is great, service is impeccable: our water glasses never went empty.
Highly recommended place!
This place offers upscale fusion cuisine ...
This place offers upscale fusion cuisine which can sometimes be a liability :-). I discovered I really dislike sweet pickled mushrooms and pineapple as toppings for my lobster. Actually had to eat all that desert-like stuff first and then enjoy my lobster/pork dish.
Hanger steak appetizer was great and the coconut sundae was yummy especially the chiffon cake part.
Service was impeccable and artisan cocktail selection was impressive. Not sure we'll come back, there are better places around here.
This restaurant has been one of our favo ...
This restaurant has been one of our favorites but this time round the food was good but not outstanding. Obviously when dining at a resort hotel restaurant you are going to pay higher prices but we had 3 appetizers and a couple of cocktails each and our total including tip was $175.00. Might only consider coming on special occasions in the future.
Not a good experience. 815p reservation ...
Not a good experience.
815p reservation. Seated at 830p. Water at 845p.
Definitely go to Mama's Fish House to know what great food is with the high price that is fully justified.
Noise was high enough to fore our waiter to shout the menu choices.
We were at Andaz anyway, so it was just two floors down.
Tasty food but nothing memorable.
The guava ice cream desert was a hit.
We stayed at the Andaz so we ate here 3 ...
We stayed at the Andaz so we ate here 3 different times--twice for breakfast and once for dinner. The breakfast buffet is PHENOMENAL and worth it, even though it seemed expensive. The dinner was delicious too--the menu is different than most places we found in Maui. The ahi tataki was a great starter, the Berkshire Pork Belly was fantastic, and the Wagyu Striploin was good as well. We had a mango-cake of sorts for dessert that was also good. I had a One Last Sunset drink that I originally thought was too sweet and the bartender overheard this and made sure to make me a new drink and adjust my drink to my liking. The service was great. The atmosphere--right on the balcony over the bar below with a view of the pools and sunset is great as well. Would recommend this to anyone visiting the Wailea area, and especially if staying at the Andaz.
Possibly the best restaurant in the stat ...
Possibly the best restaurant in the state! Have been fortunate to dine there several times and have consistently experienced amazing food with an impressive utilization of local ingredients. The menu has changed over time, which is great, but the risotto and octopus have remained for good reason, try them!
We were staying at the Andaz where this ...
We were staying at the Andaz where this restaurant is located in Maui. The ambiance is very nice. The food is OVERPRICED...and portions tiny. My husband liked the food a lot and that was why we went twice...it was also convenient. The bill gave me heartburn. Did not enjoy the food before or after the bill...the decaf coffee was fabulous!! Pork belly was awful, the watermelon appetizer was okay....desserts were mediocre, as was the buttermilk chicken.
The menu was excellent and the Big Eye w ...
The menu was excellent and the Big Eye was outstanding. Our group of 4 had a great table and even better service. It's a vibrant place with appealing atmosphere, you will enjoy it.
Additionally, when we pulled up to the valet, he gave me a ticket, smiled and said return whenever you are done, no validation required. Service like that starts everything off well. The entire evening was great.
While our stay in Andaz Maui, we had bre ...
While our stay in Andaz Maui, we had breakfast and dinner here. While breakfast was very good, dinner was even better. I had the lobster and my wife had the risotto. Lobster was delicious but I would say that the abalone risotto was one of the best i've ever had. I would strongly recommend the risotto.
I really enjoyed the share a plate exper ...
I really enjoyed the share a plate experience. My spouse and I ordered 4 appetizers and one entrée. And then the main dish (Kona lobster) was served. I did not know if I should laugh or cry. $43 for 1/2 of a very small lobster tail. No more than an ounce of meat. The clams, wagyu beef, octopus, smoked shrimp were fantastic and yes, even my 2 bites of lobster. Except for being felt like I was robbed on my lobster order I had a relatively good experience.
This restaurant started out as a lovely ...
This restaurant started out as a lovely experience with a knowledgable waiter and a truly delicious first course. We were enjoying the sum total of a Hawaiian night when on comes an average singer with the loudest microphone blare singing his own songs mixed in with Taylor swift. Our enjoyment factor disappeared. We suffered thru the main course, turned down dessert and got out of there as fast as we could at quite a pretty penny. One culinary note. The white fish was quite dry. On the other hand , the octopus salad was divine, the watermelon salad inventive - finally, the joyous taste of real watermelons as they are meant to be. Why not gentle Hawaiian music. We can get all that other noise at home. We come here for a different experience
The staff was very accommodating in allo ...
The staff was very accommodating in allowing me to hang out at the open kitchen where I took photos and video with my cellphone. I even was able to chat with the chefs as they plated the meals. In addition, the staff was also very kind in allowing me to take pictures of my meals in areas with better lighting. Aside from the great friendly staff, the food was very good. I also enjoyed the overall atmosphere of having an open kitchen in the restaurant. I will definitely be back again and will also recommend Ka'ana Kitchen to others.
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