Monkeypod in south Maui serves up a a menu of locally-sourced, inspired culinary creations in an eclectic, modern space that fuses laid-back island charm with sleek style. A branch of the Merriman Restaurant group, Monkeypod opened in Wailea in 2011 and features 36 craft brews on tap served at 29 degrees, a varied menu of Hawaiian and traditional American fare, a kiawe wood pizza oven, unique, tropically-inspired cocktails, and live music.
Just a short drive south of Kihei, Wailea is a beautiful area of South Maui known for its stunning resorts, as well as the popular Big Beach (Makena State Park.)
At a Glance:
Monkeypod uses fresh, locally-sourced ingredients including lemongrass from Kula Farms, burgers from Maui Cattle Co. beef, and handmade saimin noodles from Paia.
With two daily happy hour times and weekly live music options, Monkeypod is one of the popular go-to spots in south Maui for both locals and tourists. Menu options include a Raw Bar Mixed Plate, a Pulled Pork Sandwich, Keahole Lobster, Fresh Fish, and Coconut Stew, fresh cream pies, greek yogurt smoothies, valley isle kombucha, and much more. Happy Hour specials include $4.75 draft beers, $6 ocean vodka cocktails, $7 house white/red wines (by the glass,) $9.50 handcrafted culinary cocktails, 50% off appetizers, and $9 pizzas.
Farm-to-table eatery & bar for Hawaiian and traditional American fare
Most Popular Menu Items: Garlic Truffle Oil Fries, Bourgeois Lobster Pizza, Organic Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi
Staff recommendations: Seared Ahi Tuna Melt, Kale & Wild Mushroom Gnocchi, Fresh Island Fish Sandwich, Lobster Deviled Eggs
Link to menu: http://www.monkeypodkitchen.com/wailea/menus/
Happy Hour: Daily 3pm-5:30pm and 9pm-11pm.
10 Wailea Ike Dr #201, Kihei, HI 96753
Free parking lot available