The Best Fine Dining Restaurants On Maui

Not only does Maui have some of the best scenery and beaches in the world, but also has incredible gourmet food in the form of fine dining!

If you are in search of a fine dining experience, we have the latest on where you should go, whether it is a couple’s evening or a family affair!

The following are fine dining restaurants located in or near Wailea, the southern area on the island of Maui.The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea, maui, fine dining

  1. The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea

Perched from the highest point inside Hotel Wailea, The Restaurant allows guests to view beautiful sights of the island. The elegant menu, with inspirations from Europe, guests can enjoy locally caught seafood and a number of other delicious entrees, sides and desserts with an island-to-table mentality.

The Restaurant is Hawaii’s first and only Relais & Châteaux restaurant (fellowship of individually owned luxury hotels and restaurants.) Zach Sato, Chef de Cuisine, strives to showcase the state’s culture and locally sourced ingredients, including the hotel’s own farming operation.

The Mill House, Maui, fine dining

  1. The Mill House

Based on the Maui Tropical Plantation, The Mill House brings tastes and delights from right outside their doors. The mission of the Mill House is to bring guests a true “farm to table” model, which is exemplified through partnerships with four local primary farm sources.

The open-air kitchen allows for guests to see how their food is prepared. There is also outdoor seating that gives way to beautiful island views. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming with the theme of the pineapple plantation throughout the restaurant.

Ko Restaurant, maui, fine dining

  1. Kō Restaurant

Kō promises to bring guests on a history of tastes and ethnicities with their plantation-era selections. The restaurant brings together a number of influences from all over the world.

Island-fresh produce, meats and seafood are all utilized in their dishes. While dining, enjoy the lovely views from both indoor and outdoor seating. The restaurant is located at the Fairmont Resort.

Ka'ana Kitchen, maui, fine dining

  1. Ka’ana Kitchen

Located within the Andaz Resort, Ka’ana Kitchen is the place to go if you are looking for fine dining for the whole family. Featuring Hawaii-regional fare with local produce, diners can enjoy delicious foods made for breakfast and dinner.

Ka’ana offers a Chef’s Table Tasting, a six-course customized meal for two with wine paired by the resort’s sommelier. Or if you’re looking for a fun cocktail experience, try the Bitters and Bites. This is a three-course meal that will take any foodie or adventurous eater through a fun selection of foods paired with spirits.

Morimoto Maui, Maui, fine dining

  1. Morimoto Maui

If you want to experience the creations of Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, this is the place for you. Enjoy an amazing selection of seafood and sushi right from this beachfront restaurant located within the Andaz Resort.

The foods are all Japanese-American inspired, with seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients. To truly enjoy Morimoto’s cuisine, diners have the option to enjoy the Morimoto Omakase or “chef’s choice.” This is a multi-course tasting menu allowing you to enjoy the chef’s favorite cuisines.

DUO Steak and Seafood, Maui, fine dining

  1. DUO Steak and Seafood

If you are looking for a delicious steak dinner and fine seafood, DUO Steak and Seafood is the place to go. Located within the Four Seasons Resort, the restaurant offers guests open-air seating.

DUO serves both breakfast and dinner and features themed nights every week, including a Raw Bar night on Tuesdays, where fresh shellfish are shucked and served with other cold seafood.

Ferraro's Bar e Ristorante, Maui, fine dining
  1. Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante

Another wonderful fine dining experience located within Four Seasons Resort, is Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante. This fine Italian dining spot has open-air seating overlooking Wailea Beach. Serving both lunch and dinner, Ferraro’s features a diverse menu including an authentic Italian “Cucina Rustica dinner,” meaning rustic Italian cooking.

Homemade pastas, a large selection of Italian wines and a sunset over the beach will make for a perfect night!

Maui Activity Concierge, private chef services, maui, fine dining

  1. Private Chef Services

There are many other fine dining options throughout the Island of Maui, which can be recommended to guests of Maui Breeze Retreat through our partnership with Maui Activity Concierge.

Maui Activity Concierge can also help guests bring the restaurant into the condo through private chef services. If you are looking for a fine dining atmosphere, or a casual family-style event or even bartender services, it can easily be arranged during your stay. 

All of the fine dining restaurants in this article are located near Maui Breeze Retreat. For more information about staying at our relaxing, tranquil retreat, please visit our website at And for your dinner plans, contact

Best Tips for Your Trip to Maui

Hello from Maui! As we write this, we are enjoying a delicious tropical smoothie while watching the huge waves along the shoreline.  Want to join us? Before you do, we have some helpful tips to help you plan your adventure to Maui!

If you are a frequent visitor or a first-time traveler to Maui, we want you to be armed with the juiciest and most helpful tips and tools for your journey to the island:

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  1. Determine your goals for the trip

At Maui Breeze Retreat, we can help you plan what you would like to experience while visiting Maui.

  • Rest / Relax / Pamper
  • Hike / Bike / Surf / Swim / Snorkel
  • Whale Watch / Helicopter Tour / Dinner Cruise
  • A little of each of these!    

Plan ahead and figure out what you want to do on your awesome trip! This will expedite your planning instead of arriving and then have to quickly fill up your itinerary.

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  1. Book excursions and guided tours in advance of arriving on Maui

Excursions and guided tours on Maui may already be sold out upon your arrival. We can make sure this does not happen! All of our guests have the opportunity to work with Maui Activity Concierge to book those “can’t miss” adventures!

Here are a few action-packed activities you may want to consider booking before arriving on Maui:

  • Whale Watching
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Snorkeling Expeditions
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Guided Hikes
  • Sunset Sailing Excursions
  • Dinner Cruise
  • Parasailing

Our concierge service will make sure your trip is planned out for all the fun you want to have!

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  1. What should you pack?

Packing for a trip to Maui can be segmented into a few simple categories:

  • Apparel (swimsuit, special occasion wear, active wear, etc.)
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, soap, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Electronics (cell phone, computer, charging devices, etc.)
  • Travel Documents/Currency (driver’s license, passport, tickets, booking info., etc.)
  • Other Must Haves (guidebooks, travel pillow, etc.)

To make things easier, use this perfect packing app to figure out what you will need for your trip. Also, don’t forget to visit your airline’s website for their baggage rules and regulations.

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Our staff here at Maui Breeze Retreat will assist you with your needs for your trip, whether it involves cooking/chef requests, babysitting needs, grocery deliveries or concierge services

For more information about staying at Maui Breeze Retreat during your trip to beautiful Maui, visit our website at

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