Maui Now : A Range of Thanksgiving Dining Options on Maui
Thanksgiving meal. Photo courtesy of Montage Kapalua Bay.
If you’d prefer to not cook a Thanksgiving meal yourself, here are some ideas throughout Maui around the holiday…
Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel will have a Thanksgiving Day feast on Thursday, Nov. 22 at Tiki Terrace Restaurant, with an early bird buffet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., then dinner buffet between 3 and 7 p.m. The cost is $55 for adults, $26 for children; kids five and under eat free with a paying adult. The spread features offerings like kiawe-roasted turkey, passion fruit-glazed ham, prime rib, sausage and sage stuffing, a cold seafood bar and local favorites including various poke, kalbi short ribs, pork lau lau and poi, along with a huge assortment of desserts.
Montage Kapalua Bay has a dinner buffet at Cane & Canoe from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. for $90 per adult, $30 per child 5 to 12 and complimentary for kids four and under with one adult diner. The menu includes a farmer’s market table, cheese and charcuterie options, pork loin and organic turkey breast carving station, an array of sides, desserts and a keiki food station. Call 808-662-6681 for information and reservations.
Gannon’s in Wailea is offering a four-course Thanksgiving buffet between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., which is $62 for adults, $31 for keiki, and complimentary for kids six and under. Options include salads, ahi poke, lobster spring rolls, a carving station with roast beef, organic turkey, cedar-plank salmon and honey-baked ham, various trimmings and multiple desserts. Call 808-875-8080 to reserve your spot.
Upcountry, Hali‘imaile General Store has a buffet between noon and 7 p.m., offered for $58 dollars for adults, $28 for kids, and free for keiki ages six and younger. The buffet features a wedge salad, roast turkey, Mālama Farms pork roast, crab cannelloni, sweet potato casserole and other sides, along with dessert. Call 808-572-2666 to make a reservation.
In Kīhei, Three’s Bar & Grill is offering a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, honey-miso glazed ham, green bean casserole, purple sweet potatoes and more for $32.95, half-off for kids under 12, with a full menu still available between 5 and 10 p.m. Reserve a table by calling 808-879-3133.
In Lāhainā, Fleetwood’s on Front Street has a three-course prix-fixe menu for dinner. The cost is $75, with a keiki plate for $25. Starter options include butternut squash soup, steamed clams, gnocchi or salads. Entrée choices are filet mignon, corn and poblano risotto, Mahi Mahi or a turkey platter. On Thanksgiving, Fleetwood’s is open for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with happy hour from 2 to 5 p.m. and the prix-fixe dinner between 4 and 8 p.m. Call 808-669-6425 to learn more.
Also on Front Street, Down The Hatch is offering turkey pot pie dinners for $18 on Thanksgiving, along with its full menu. It also has a costume-optional dance party the night before Thanksgiving! Down the Hatch is open regular hours, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., both days. Call 808-661-4900 for details.
In Olowalu, Leoda’s Kitchen and Pie Shop is offering Thanksgiving dinners and specialty 9-inch pies you can pre-order to go, from now until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The pie lineup includes Pumpkin, Pecan, Double Crusted Apple, Sweet Potato, Imu Butternut, Custard, Berry and Guava Chiffon. Leoda’s favorites are also available to pre-order, such as Banana Cream, Olowalu Lime, Chocolate Haupia, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Macnut. In fact, Leoda’s is featuring a different pie every day until Sunday November 18, in this rotation: Sunday – Pumpkin, Monday – Custard, Tuesday – Berry, Wednesday – Sweet Potato, Thursday – Pecan, Friday – Imu Butternut, Saturday – Guava Chiffon. You can pick them up anytime until 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The turkey dinner will also be served in-house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m on the 22nd. Call (808) 662-3600 to get your order in.