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“Fast service, decent drinks, fairly priced wine, but skip the nachos”
Review of Umalu

Umalu
Ranked #60 of 274 Restaurants in Lahaina
Price range: USD 30 - USD 50
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hyatt Regency Maui
Transit: Take the Maui Bus to Whaler's Village, then a short walk along the boardwalk to the Hyatt Regency Maui.
Description: 'Umalu, meaning a gathering place for shelter and nourishment, is Hyatt Regency Maui's casual poolside bar and restaurant. Guests will enjoy an array of dishes ranging from burgers and fries, to steak and locally prepared dinner entrees. 'Umalu also features an inviting daily food and drink happy hour as well as daily drink specials.
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We visited the bar late night - thank you for being open! - and bought a fairly reasonably priced bottle of champagne which was awesome!

We returned for drinks and nachos for happy hour the next day. The drinks were fine but the nachos were a disappointment. We asked for no jalapenos but they came smothered in them - we might have sent them back but our bartender was going off shift and had already cashed us out and was busy elsewhere. The nachos overall where comprised of very thin chips that became instantly mealy under the heavy cheese sauce and the added pork was a single large slab that we honestly could have gone without. We couldn't really finish them but also didn't feel like we could offer them to another person in our party because they looked so bad. It may have helped to spread them out on a plate instead of lumping it all in a bowl - this would have been better as a cheese sauce with the chips on the side.

So skip the nachos but definitely visit this bar!

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The flatbreads were delicious! Wouldn't recommend salads, and don't expect a fancy dinner meal. Great for lunch, poolside dining/drinking

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband and I ate here often when we didn't want to leave the hotel. Food is very good - fish and chips were great. We also enjoyed the trio of sliders. Even chicken tenders were good. We ate here when we skipped breakfast and wanted to share something for lunch. Portions were great for sharing. Service is good, and it's right by the main pool area.

Thank Kimberly T
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We dined here multiple times while staying at the hyatt. Friendly service and a pretty good variety on the menu. A few times we were charged different prices that were in the menu which was weird... I.e $19 for a $20 burger or $5 for a $4 fountain soda... Would recommend.

Thank Kelli_jayne
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We ate here twice during our stay, the first time was the night that we checked in, because the hotel offered a free Mai Tai and we were tired and just wanted to eat. Try the calamari and the nachos excellent options; smoothies are delicious as well.

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