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CanoeHouse at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

CanoeHouse at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows Review

This landmark restaurant near the ocean showcases the inventive cuisine of Chef Allen Hess, who previously worked at the famed Merriman's restaurant in Waimea. The progressive menu—divided into the categories of Farmer, Fisherman, and Rancher—draws its influences from locally grown and raised products including grass-fed beef, lamb, fresh catch, shellfish, and homemade sausage and bacon. For appetizers, try the goat tacos served in a crispy bao bun. The Hawaii ranchers tenderloin is a good bet for a main course, as is the furikaki-crusted ono served tataki style. Each table has its own iPad that features a wine list to peruse by touchscreen. Adjacent to the restaurant, The Lounge at the CanoeHouse presents chef's bites, desserts, and signature cocktails from 5:30 to 9. A customized dining program is offered at the Captain's Table.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, 68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr., Kohala Coast, HI 96743 | Map It
  • Phone: 808/885–6622
  • Website:
  • Location: Kohala Coast

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch.
Updated: 01-06-2014

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