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Leilani's On The Beach

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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$35 - $50
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Poor quality food, mediocre service, horrible ambiance. Worst meal I had on Maui in my 12 days here. I won't be back.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good choice in whaler’s village. Great outdoor dining although view of beach mostly obstructed. Food and service we very good. A little disappointed in the virgin lava flow drink

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during COVID and that undoubtedly caused the limitations we encountered, so this might get fixed. We did not appreciate the order-by-phone process, the service was mostly non-existent, just delivery, and the food was just okay, in our experience.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant on the island. My family and I came one night out our name on the list waited 45 minutes and shopped at the neighboring stores to kill the time and then actually came back 2 nights later because it was that amazing. The...seafood pot was amazing I ordered it both times. Highly recommend Leilani’s over any other place in the area. Loved it that much.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 21, 2021 via mobile

Really great view is the main attraction. Our waiter was super nice and provided great service. The food was good. If you get the calamari strips, I suggest you order tartar sauce or another sauce because they serve it with a cocktail sauce. I really...didn’t like the sauce. The fish was alright compared to other places in the area. Overall it was a good experience with a Beautiful view, decent food, and polite staff.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 20, 2021

Great food in a great location! Make sure you save room for for the hula pie! It is HUGE!!! Make sure you share it with someone!

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 12, 2021 via mobile

I always make time when on the island of Maui for dinner at Leilani’s on the Beach. It’s a little on the more expensive side but if you are looking for a nice, semi-formal dinner on the beach this is the place. Recommend reservations if...going for dinner. Save room for the Hula Pie for desert.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 6, 2021

Very nice place to go for lunch , great location -- very popular -- food average but worth the visit if you are on the beach ---close to your hotel and shopping . Good win .

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed November 29, 2021 via mobile

Ate downstairs and appreciated the variety of offerings on the menu with reasonable prices. Good beer list and kids menu. Would go back

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed November 22, 2021

We were not able to get in anyplace in the Whalers Village due to COVID restrictions on seating. We went across the way to Leilani's and were seated in about 3 minutes. The menu was a bit limited but the food did not disappoint! You...could watch the sunset while having a nice drink (I highly recommend the mai tais). We had the fish tacos and another fish meal for dinner and they were both amazing. Our waitress was friendly and attentive to our needs. Great food for the price.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Jessica S
November 6, 2021|
Response from prakvaid58 | Reviewed this property |
I think so .. they are quite strict in the hospitality area in Hawaii
August 7, 2021|
Response from KeithKC43 | Reviewed this property |
I bet it will be back pretty soon. Duke’s had live music and so did Monkeypod.
January 21, 2020|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Great views anywhere in my opinion
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Frequently Asked Questions about Leilani's On The Beach

Yes, Leilani's On The Beach offers takeout services.

Yes, Leilani's On The Beach is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Leilani's On The Beach is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5