Fodor's Expert Review Merriman's

$$$$ Waimea Modern Hawaiian

The signature restaurant of Peter Merriman, one of the pioneers of Hawaii Regional Cuisine, is the home of the original wok-charred ahi: it's seared on the outside, leaving sashimi on the inside. Although lunch prices are reasonable, dinner is "resort pricey," so prepare to splurge. The interior is plain and boxy, but that's not what shines here. Many locals choose it for their special occasions. The extensive wine list is impressive and includes many selections poured by the glass. 

Modern Hawaiian Intimate Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

65-1227 Opelo Rd.
Waimea (Hawaii County), Hawaii  96743, USA

808-885–6822

www.merrimanshawaii.com

Known For:
  • Grilled-to-order New York steak
  • Locally raised Kahua Ranch braised lamb
  • Reservations essential
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Reservations essential

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