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Leilani's On The Beach

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg J, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
+1 808-661-4495
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hula pie” (689 reviews)
“fish tacos” (762 reviews)
“steak” (184 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg J, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate at this restaurant while in Maui. The views of beach were awesome. We ordered fish tacos. They were very good but unlike fish tacos we were accustomed to. Serving portions were large. Service was great. This placed is very busy but we did...More

Thank prettyH2O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our,waiter told us this was their first night reopened for the public. The restaurant was gorgeous. Pre dinner drinks were eclectic and delightful. The bread was nothing special. Entrees were awesome. 2 of us had local fish, one the Norwegian salmon, One had ribs, and...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Happy Hour is excellent. Really good music, great service, good food, and of course...the view. We had the sashimi and shrimp. Both were good. But the highlight was the music and the service. The manager, Brandy, does an excellent job. Everyone has a great...More

Thank Howardniner R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service and all at a reasonable price. We visited twice during our week long stay in Ka’anapali having heard about the great fish tacos we weren’t disappointed! The Hula pie as an after was delicious and I particularly enjoyed the extensive range...More

1  Thank Jpc65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went while they were under construction but they did have the patio open with a great view of the beach. The food wasn’t spectacular and a bit overpriced. What we really enjoyed was their Lava Flow Pina Colada drinks. They were perfect for the...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you ever wondered how good a restaurant could be, then you need to visit here at some point. The service was spot on. Food was hot and fresh. It was great to see and a treat to induldge. Great job guys!!!

1  Thank Freebirds36
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main section of Lelani's is still closed for renovations (planning to open May 20) - so we decided on Lelani's on the beach for dinner. We started out with the macadamia nut humus and onion rings for starters. The humus, while good, was simply...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Believe the great reviews. Short walk from all the hotels and condos on Kaanapali Beach and located at the entrance to Whaler's Village seaside mall. Come for happy hour and the entertainment, stay for a superb meal served right at the ocean boardwalk.

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal at Leilani's was a fabulous! I had the Steak & Wedge salad. My husband had a fish meal. The food and service was excellent and I thought the prices were really good given the quality. We went there our last night and I...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were strolling alongside the beach on our first night and checked out the menu board, which enticed us to ask for a table, advised that there would be a wait and was given a buzzer so that we could explore the shops. We were...More

Thank Tam801
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5 May 2018|
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Response from Ashley S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they had lots of gluten free options. If the server didn't know, she found out. Also you could substitute something for a gluten free option if the side wasn't gluten free
22 February 2018|
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Response from QueenOnABudget | Reviewed this property |
The band playing was very good on a Saturday night. We were waiting for a table around 4:45pm. And the music ended at 5pm. Because it was loud I was glad we got a seat after it ended. My husband enjoyed it more than I did... More
Darlene E
9 October 2017|
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Response from MauiDub | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no, only the downstairs menu is being served, until April 2018 when they reopen, it's a bummer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Bldg J, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
    (Hwy 30)
  • Public Transportation: Maui bus stops right in front Whalers Village every hour!
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-661-4495
  • E-mail
Located right on famous Ka’anapali Beach, Leilani’s offers the perfect vantage point for viewing amazing sunsets framed by the islands of Lanai and Molokai. The open air dining room offers sweeping ocean views and features a menu of fresh Island fish, seafood, prime rib, steaks,and barbecue ribs. The outdoor Beachside Grill has long been a popular place for both residents and locals to enjoy their favorite casual fare while sipping exotic cocktails and enjoying live entertainment. Menu offerings include appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, Hawaiian local plates, fish & chips and for dessert Kimo’s Original Hula Pie.
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