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Lanai City Bar & Grille

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828 Lanai Ave, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763 (8th Street)
+1 808-565-7212
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Let me start by saying the food here is absolutely delicious. We had a few different appies followed by an entree of ahi tuna. They were all perfect! The full bar offers some delicious cocktails, which we enjoyed as well. As much as we loved the food, I have to say that the service we received was really bad. We... More 

Thank lellybean
Captain Cook, Hawaii
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Have to agree with the other reviews, Chef Jimi is a culinary master. Being celiac i'm usually stuck with the same boxed gluten free pasta in some sauce. Chef Jimmy prepared a "chefs special" which was just that. Other diners stared at the plate when it came out. Such a pleasure to eat real food in a formal dining setting.... More 

Thank kenlovekona
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The atmosphere at The Lanai Grille is welcoming, but the food prepared by the new chef, Jimi Lasquete was absolutely the best ever prepared. The calamari steak strips were tender, the venison meatballs were delicious, tender and accompanied by homemade (and tender) pasta, and the filet was the most tender piece of meat ever tasted - you could even cut... More 

Thank Jane T
San Francisco, CA
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best place in town. And really the only nice restaurant. The service was really good. I had a very unique vegetarian pasta, that was creative and delicious. 3 of 4 people in our party had this dish and all thought it was outstanding. Highly recommend if you are in Lanai City.

Thank Karen C
St. George, Utah
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We ate at the Lanai City Grille twice. The second night we had the pink snapper and venison. Both were prepared to perfection. The staff was very friendly and service was excellent.

Thank vicky060
Colleyville, Texas
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505 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Grille is the only fine dining option in the town. The restaurant is located in the Hotel Lanai. We had bolognese (venison) and spaghetti as well as Simple salad and dessert. The service was excellent and the food was very good. If staying on the island, I recommend one of your dinners here.

Thank Steveh3Texas
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Clean, happy, uniquely remodeled, great service, great food, lychee martini to die for . The best venison, 3 of us had 3 venison meals and all conversations stopped dead, cant talk and enjoy every bite..... my mouth is watering

Thank P H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We are on our third and last night in Lanai, and we have eaten every dinner at the Lanai City Grill. Why go anywhere else when you can feast on Chef Jimmy Lesquete's unbelievable cuisine? I don't really like green beans, and I even ordered a plateful of those and they were incredible! We've dined on multiple different preparations of... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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102 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have eaten at a few place in Lanai City and found lanai City Grille our favorite for quality, taste, atmosphere, service. On top of all that they serve large portions at a fair price! What more can you ask for? Tip: Make reservations on busy nights as they can fill up.

1 Thank trippin321
Dracut, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This restaurant was excellent from Theresa the top notch server to food that was served. Our entire party totally enjoyed this evening. My only hope is that they would open up the back of the restaurant, I think it would be a real plus to the establishment.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 48
American, Fusion, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 828 Lanai Ave, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
    (8th Street)
  • Public Transportation: The inter island shuttle drops off and picks up at our door every half an hour.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Lanai  >  Lanai City
  • Phone Number: +1 808-565-7212
Lana'i City Bar & Grille, located under the roof of the charming Hotel Lana'i, with its innovative cuisine and its comfortable interior is quickly becoming the premier restaurant on the island.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?