Nearby points of interest
Nearby points of interest
About Morimoto - Maui
Morimoto's contemporary Japanese menu infuses traditional dishes with Western ingredients and preparation techniques. His seasonal and ever-changing selection of raw fish preparations will feature the freshest seafood available as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables from supporting farmers. Morimoto's signature offerings include Toro Tartare, presented in a shallow wooden tray with condiments including crème fraîche, wasabi, avocado, nori paste, chives, crispy rice, and dashi-soy. Tuna Pizza made with raw tuna, anchovy aioli, and jalapeno; Morimoto Sashimi, a terrine of seared Toro, smoked salmon, barbequed eel, tuna and Hamachi served with five different sauces in pipettes.
Wailea, HI 96753
Hours of Operation:
Daily: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Daily: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Wailea Ike Dr.
$31 to $50
Please contact us directly.
Complimentary hotel parking with the Andaz valet services.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Available for private and semi-private events for 2-160 guests. Please contact us for further information.
Available for private and semi-private events for 2-160 guests.
Morimoto - Maui Ratings and Reviews
Highly overrated. Service was good at the beginning, terrible at the end. I had to ask twice to have our empty plates and glasses removed.
Food was a 2 out of 10.:
Sushi was mediocre. Duck fried rice was terrible. Wagyu filet and ribeye were decent. Chicken noodle soup was bad.
Terrible. From the greeters ( not smiling and seemed upset) to the bus boys. I had to ask them twice to remove the empty plates that were grossly accumulating in our table. Drinks would take over 10 minutes to arrive after ordering . Server was friendly at the beginning, upset at the end.
I do not recommend this place.
Anniversary dinner. Made reservation in advance for a very special occasion (4 year anniversary on the day). Seating was a shared banquette with another couple - which is not appropriate for such a momentous occasion. Not to mention we drove 1 hour from our hotel to this restaurant. My husbands banquette was sunken in so he was complaining that he couldn't reach table. Also we made reservation to watch sunset and table was blocked. To top it off, one of our $30 appetizers was not at all what we expected - phenomenon of presentation did not equate to a satisfying dish. $170 later we had 2 apps and a few pieces of sushi and left annoyed and hungry.
The food was amazing. My only recommendation would be to not go on a special occasion. If there is seating outside (reservation request or not) it's nice but inside is the least romantic place and the noice level is high. If you want to go for amazing food this is a great place, if service is important to you I would suggest you keep looking. The outside bartenders were so incredibly unfriendly it was almost funny. I guess when I pay $80.00 for a steak I just expect more.
This place was phenomenal! My wife and I celebrated our anniversary dinner here and out of our entire trip in Maui... this was by far the BEST on the island. We ate at many great places but if you want something truly apecial i recommend this place. Its authentic Japanese cuisine with a twist of modern taste. The portions are plentiful and the presentation is sublime. Best food thus far that my wife and I have tasted (Japanese that is) and we will definitely go back on our next visit to Maui. We didnt ge tthe chance to try their lunch lineup so my review is soley based on the dinner portion.
As locals on staycatuon at the Andaz, we thought Morimoto would be the perfect place to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday. Unfortunately, it didn't quite live up to the hype...
The good: best sushi we have had on Maui in a long time. Good wine selection
The bad: service was mediocre; server was not very familiar with the entree menu or the cocktail menu. The oysters foie gras was great, as was the gyoza....but the Duck Duck Goose never had any foie gras on it. Not in a "barely any on there" kind of way....but literally completely missing. My husband was too polite to tell me at the time...but the foie was the whole reason he ordered this fish and it was not even there. Bummed.
We can't wait to go back! Our server, Antonio, was fantastic. He walked us through the entire menu and gave helpful suggestions and tips without being overbearing. We started with wagyu beef carpaccio- amazing! I could've just had that for dinner. Love the sauce on it.
I strongly recommend the donuts for dessert. It's come with five- plenty to share!
Also, we were celebrating our honeymoon and our dessert came with a piece of chocolate that said congratulations on it. We weren't looking for a fuss but I really appreciate when people go the extra mile.
To start, food was surprisingly unique. Bone marrow was to die for alone with sushi appetizer was the best. Chefs cut double pork chop on smoked bacon was unlike any I have had, cooked perfectly and meshed wonderfully with the incredible Duck Confit rice. Finished with Donuts that were freshly made and served hot with three dipping sauces. Though its pricy $$$$$, it was every bit worth it. Service person Petra was attentive, as were her table helpers. Good Single Malt selection better than most and leaving was made easier when young man showed up with a golf cart to take us to our valet car. We will go back, for sure!
My wife and I came to Maui on our honeymoon & we found Morimoto through a friend. We had an amazing experience! Nancy, our waiter, was exceptional. She walked us through all of our food & was so knowledgeable on all the things Morimoto had to offer. We plan on stopping by once more before we head home, not only for the food, but Nancy made it an experience my wife & I will never forget.
Terrible dinner. Ordered two sushi rolls and few pieces sushi, they were average and lacked seasoning. Surf and turf entree arrived cold with one cold 3 ounce steak and raw hamachi. This was fishy and did not taste fresh, again lacked flavor. A5 waygu was good. Wife never received her second beverage. When complained about the uneaten hamachi, the server laughed and took it away. No compensation and manager not made available. Spend your $350 or more elsewhere, like Gannon's. They have excellent food and service.
Located at the Andaz Hotel by the lower pool. Food and service are fantastic with very unique Asian fusion dishes. Had both meat and fish dishes and they were awesome. Probably the best sushi I've had on the island! We had malasadas (donuts) for desert and they were pretty ordinary and you can get them anywhere around Maui, I'd probably skip those next time. Don't come here if you're trying to be on a budget!
My husband & I ate here on our first night at the andaz. It took forever for us to be waited on & our waitress wasn't very friendly. We finally got our food & were not impressed. We had such high hopes, but the food was not very flavorful. I ordered a seafood dish with spicy broth & all of the seafood was overcooked & rubbery.
I have been to a two of Chef Morimoto's restaurants (one in Orlando and the one in Miami. Needless to say, I've never been disappointed with the food at either. So when I found out that there was one here in Maui I k we I had to come! The food was stellar as always! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
1. Wagyu beef carpaccio - excellent
2. Ramen soup - excellent
3. Spicy king crab - excellent
4. Spicy yellowtail roll - one of the best rolls I have ever had
5. Crispy whole fish - branzino fish - sub par, almost not edible
David our server from Utah, very good.
One key flaw in the restaurant is the tables with chairs on one end and couch on the other, they do not match height wise - someone will have to sit on pillow or the taller person sitting on the couch. It's the oddest and annoying freakin thing!!! Fix it!!! Come on Morimoto! Also, for some of the tables one person will look at the entry to the restrooms and a wall between hotel guests walking to the pool. The whole layout needs a rethink.
We have had better for alot less at Mom and Pop stores in Yokosuka. Glad there was extra wasabi served with the dish, as there was almost none on the fish. To be fair the fish was the best and the shushi was well made the execucusion however we felt was americanized. Service was first class.
Service was good, however, was disappointed in the food. I got the seafood toban yaki (which wasn't disclosed was spicy). Friend got the pork chops, which he said was really salty. The waiter was kind enough to ask if I wanted to change my plate, because he noticed I was not eating much of it, but at that point I wasn't interested and therefore declined. We just asked to have our food packed, which it was. Later on through the night we noticed that the car smelled strongly of the seafood that was packed for dinner. We then noticed the bag was leaking, as whoever packed the food did not close the container entirely. Therefore the car wreaked with the smell of fish in the vehicle. Not an experience as we expected.
Please sign in to record your input. Thanks!
Report this review as inappropriate?
If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.