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The Banyan Tree

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1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Kapalua not Lahaina, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9067 (Office Road)
+1 808-669-6200
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17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The grounds are beautiful, the menu was creative, food was superbly prepared and beautifully presented, the view spectacular. Need to eat there again to try some of the other gustatory creations. Oh, and the fruit desert is a must!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our original reservation wasn't meant to be, but we were invited back and our experience was nothing short of spectacular! Both my husband and I were impressed with the service (thank you Dustin), the Chef (who came to prepare one of the dishes table-side), and the food. We sampled several items off the menu, starting with the cocktails. Many places... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was diverse and good. Chose to do just small plates and pizza. The beer list was good for Maui. Service was good but nothing out or the ordinary. Casual dining and not inflated prices by Maui standards.

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Islamorada, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flatbread pizzas are amazing! I had the Haiku Tomato which was a generous portion and full of flavor w roasted garlic & pesto, garden fresh tomatoes... I was equally disappointed w the Yukon Gold soup however. Flavor was completely lacking, the portion was more like a scrap, about a half cup. My waiter suggested I may want to order two... More 

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Thank Echo T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the Sunset Dining package with three courses and shared them between my wife and I. It was a fabulous experience.

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Sweden
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place for celibration! Nice food and lovely staff and amazing view! we where all so happ for this eventing!

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Thank des f
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for main meals and ended up ordering basically every dish on the menu! I had the grey snapper fish with the special sauce. The chef actually came to our table and did a scientific experiment which incorporated vacuum suction through atmospheric pressure to get the sauce to infuse with the herbs. For dessert, I had the fruit... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were staying at the Ritz, so we ate at their signature restaurant one evening. We had mostly seafood items that were well prepared and presented. A highlight was the Hawaiian sweet bread with a soft spreadable goat cheese.

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Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We love watching celebrity chefs on television, and really appreciate well executed dining experiences. Tonight's dinner at the Banyan Tree was not up to our expectation. I really enjoyed the view, but the location itself is not ideal for fine dining. The restaurant is not attached to the hotel, but stands alone next to the pool. Due to the strong... More 

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san diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had an amazing dinner here with Ara as our server, awesome guy and very knowledgeable, has 10+ years residency at this hotel and restaurant group. The food was amazing - the filet for him - the seared Ahi for her - two of the best meals we have ever had, bar none. Wine was delicious but expensive, but that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 55
Cuisine
Seafood, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Kapalua not Lahaina, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9067
    (Office Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-669-6200
Description
Embark on a culinary journey while taking in spectacular sunset views from this open air, ocean view restaurant and lounge. The Banyan Tree features farm-to-fork concepts highlighting locally sourced ingredients, including those from the hotel's abundant organic garden. Hawaii's freshest fish, meat and produce are prepared with simplicity for the perfect flavor balance. Innovative garden-to-glass cocktails are infused with fruits and herbs and served alongside Hawaiian-inspired share plates to create a culinary adventure that is as inspiring as it is memorable. Intimate yet inviting, The Banyan Tree is the ideal place to savor your first meal on Maui and your last.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?