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6 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5915
+1 808-667-3200
17:30 - 21:30
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Feel like I was at McDonald's crazy busy kids running around the food was OK could not even enjoy it with all the screaming kids and parents walking around the restaurant showing kids the fish just trying to get them to behave it's a joke that a restaurant this nice doesn't have a room where they can put families to... More 

1 Thank cheerily
Jim H, General Manager at Pulehu, responded to this review

Aloha, I am so sorry that we could not meet your expectations. Our Koi are a major attraction and do cause a lot of interest from the kids. I reached out to you privately as well. Mahalo Y Grazie! More 

Central Arizona, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was not expecting to eat Italian while in Maui but this restaurant was recommended to us so we tried it. The food was excellent! The osso buco with the creamy polenta was delicious. Kind of a hidden gem; it seems like not many have heard of this place. There is a large window into the kitchen so if you like... More 

1 Thank JRJ259
Jim H, General Manager at Pulehu, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for your kind words. Our Chef and his team work hard to provide a great dining experience. Mahalo Y Grazie! More 

Elche, Spain
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all know about speed dating - what about speed dining? Just spent a quick 60 minutes having drinks, dinner and dessert for a $100 meal that was supposed to be an anniversary celebration. The meal had highs and lows. The risotto encrusted fish (monchong) was delicious and well worth the price. Specialty alcoholic drinks were also quite nice. So... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best meal of the week! Nick was our super nice and friendly waiter, Food was awesome, view outstanding.

1 Thank BobKAlbuquerque
Jim H, General Manager at Pulehu, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for pointing out Nick! We all look forward to your next visit. Mahalo Y Grazie! More 

Sacramento, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had our son's rehearsal dinner here with 15 of his closest family and friends. The atmosphere is lovely, set next to a large fish pond with large colorful koi and blossoming lily pods of pink and violet. We were seated in a separate room off the main dining room so that we could be by ourselves and served only by... More 

Thank jah1975
Chesterfield, Missouri
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given a resort credit, we decided to try Pulehu (it's sorta Italian). Phone reservation and reservations most times of the year on Maui are a good idea. The restaurant is located on the ground floor in the main building and opens to the large koi pond and view of the garden courtyard. The view and setting appear to have been... More 

Thank Tsaki
Howell, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at Pulehu Italian Grill at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas. The food and service were very good...fine dining in a casual atmosphere with a beautiful Hawaiian sunset in the background. Couldn't ask for more.

Thank William S
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing dinner here , in Maui, chef Jesse Pita, cooked panzzarotti for us as per request but not on the menu, he did an amazing job with all the flavours , the gnocchi was awesome, the scallops were great, the chocolate cake with cherry ice cream was to die for, just gave to try it

Thank Rose P
Jim H, General Manager at Pulehu, responded to this review

Aloha, Chef Jesse sends his regards! Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you next time. Mahalo Y Grazie! More 

Goodyear, Arizona
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226 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The concierge got us a table overlooking the Poi pond for dinner. The setting, food, and service were all first rate. The pasta is home made and quite good. A little pricey but worth it. A great place to go for a quiet, relaxing fine meal.

Thank Ishpudejko
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful meal at Pulehu - meat and fish selections were varied and delicious, service was great. The bar area is very popular.

Thank Deborah P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5915
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-667-3200
Pulehu, an Italian Grill, presents traditional Italian cuisine with a local sustainable twist. Overlooking the koi pond gardens of The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas, the resort's talented team of chefs partner with local farmers and growers to offer only the freshest ingredients that Maui has to offer. This 6-year Maui No Ka 'Oi 'Aipono Award winning restaurant is also known for its vibrant and thoughtful wine list. Complimentary valet parking available.

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