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Lanai City Grille

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828 Lanai Ave, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763 (8th Street)
+1 808-565-7211
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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St. George, Utah
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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479 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank Scott P
Half Moon Bay, California
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102 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1 Thank Don C
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a great dinner at Lanai City Grille! This was the best place we've eaten on Lanai. If you like venison, then you'll love this venison! The filet mignon was perfectly cooked and delicious. The Lobster bisque was outstanding and classically prepared and the bananas foster for dessert was something we were glad we didn't miss. The staff were... More 

1 Thank TomandJoAnn F
Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Inside the charming Lanai City Hotel sits this quaint restaurant. From the moment we walked in, we were welcomed and knew the evening would be perfect. We were probably the only ones there that were not locals, and yet we were treated like family. We had a quiet corner booth and the service was excellent. Hard to pick from the... More 

1 Thank Greekchick
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This unassuming restaurant might just be the best restaurant on Lana'i and one of the best on the islands. The classically-trained chef recently took the job at this restaurant and is certainly putting his mark on it. After speaking with him (great guy and very engaging) is sounds as if the menu will continue to change to offer guests a... More 

1 Thank 1960Corvette
San Diego, California
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This review is for the new menu/restaurant which we ate at in late December. We were the first table to arrive (at 5:00 when they opened) and our meal took 2.5 hours! We didn't order multiple courses, it was just really slow (taking island time to a whole new level). For example, entrees came out 10 minutes apart between first... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
American, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
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: +1 808-565-7211
Lana'i City Grille, the restaurant under the roof of the charming Hotel Lana'i, with its fresh innovative cuisine and its comfortable interior is quickly becoming the premier restaurant on the island.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?