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Top 10 Restaurants in Kaanapali

Visiting West Maui? There are a million fun things to do while you're out exploring our beautiful island, and at some point you are going to want to sit down, relax and enjoy a delicious meal. We put together some of our favorite restaurants around Kaanapali, including fine dining experience, casual sit down or something quick to-go.  Check-out our Top 10 restaurants:

1. Duke's Beach House - Just walking distance from Honua Kai Resort & Spa, Duke's is located at Ka'anapali Beach. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, enjoy mouthwatering island inspired cuisine that is sure to please your taste buds. To view their menu and to make a reservation, visit www.DukesMaui.com

2. Leilani's On The Beach - Located at Whalers Village on Kaanapali Beach, offering a variety of appetizers, salad, sea food and traditional favorites off the grill. Enjoy the beach side grill with oceanfront views or upstairs for a more formal dining experience. For more details about their menu, visit www.Leilanis.com

3. Hula Grill - Enjoy ocean front casual dining with outdoor seating and live music. They offer a large variety of America, Asian Fusion and Hawaiian inspired cuisine and a dessert menu you won't want to miss out on. For more information, visit www.HulaGrillKaanapali.com

4. Roy's - You may find a Roy's in your hometown but it's still a Kaanapali favorite. Internationally influenced and Hawaiian inspired cuisine, enjoy this delectable dining experience and views of the Kaanapali Golf Course. To view their menu or to make a reservation, visit www.RoysHawaii.com

5. The Fish Market Maui - Catch of the day! Serving lunch and dinner, enjoy fresh fish daily. Dine in or take out and choose from sandwiches, tacos, burritos, fish market plates, soups, salads and more. Get there early, and don't miss the catch of the day. For more information and details, visit www.FishMarketMaui.com

6. Son'z Steakhouse - Fine dining at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa. Relax with beautiful views and enjoy the award-winning wine list and menu including a variety of appetizers, fresh fish, steaks and more. Stop by for Happy Hour, you won't be disappointed. For details, visit www.SonzRestaurant.com

7. The Pizza Connection - Pizza anyone? This mobile wood fire brick oven makes some of the best thin crust pizza in West Maui. For those of you who enjoy Hawaiian pizza, try The Flyin' Hawaiian which includes local and fresh Maui Gold pineapple. Be sure to call in your order or be prepared to wait a little, but the wait is worth it. To view their menu and to place your order, visit www.ThePizzaConnectionMaui.com

8. Ululani's - Shaved Ice is a local favorite and with an endless list of flavors and combinations, you are sure to enjoy this local treat. Make sure to ask for the soft served ice cream at the bottom and load it up with lots of delicious toppings. For locations and a list of flavors, visit www.UlulanisHawaiianShaveIce.com

9. Pulehu, an Italian Grill - In the mood for Italian food? "Pulehu" meaning cooked over an open flame and this is exactly how they prepare your meal. Conveniently located at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, enjoy delicious Italian dining including antipasti, flat breads, salads pasta and more. For reservations and to view their menu, visit Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, enjoy delicious Italian dining including antipasti, flat breads, salads pasta and more. For reservations and to view their menu, visit www.PulehuRestaurantMaui.com

10. Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Whether your in the mood for a Monkeypod Mai Tai and some Poke Tacos or for an ice cold glass of local craft beer and some Kalua Pork & Pineapple pizza, the Monkeypod Kitchen has you covered. For reservations, a live music schedule or a peak at the menu visit www.monkeypodkitchen.com

There are a number of great places to dine in West Maui, both local and main stream so it was challenging to choose only ten. If you've tried any of these restaurants, let us know what you think and share with us your favorite places to dine in Kaanapali. Please leave us your suggestions in our comment section below and we hope that you enjoy our recommended list of restaurants in West Maui Kaanapali.

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