Leilaniʻs On The Beach

An Iconic Maui Eatery Located Right On The Water

Hawaiian Fusion Served With Aloha

The beautiful white sand beaches of Kaanapali or surrounded by some of the most celebrated resorts and restaurants in Hawaii. Among them, Leilani’s on the Beach stands as a beacon of Hawaiian hospitality and culinary excellence. This beachside restaurant has been open since 1982, and it’s undergone several transformations since then. What hasn’t changed is the quality of the food and the welcoming atmosphere that keeps tourists and locals coming back time and time again. Imagine dining with an unparalleled view of the Pacific, where every dish is an infusion of local flavors and the freshest ingredients. From the succulent fresh-caught fish, to the legendary Hula Pie, each dish is a celebration of Hawaii’s bountiful resources. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a festive gathering with friends, Leilani’s encapsulates the essence of Maui’s relentless charm.


On Kaanapali Beach at Whalers Village


Nestled on the sun-kissed shores of Kaanapali Beach at Whalers Village, Leilani’s on the Beach offers diners a spectacular oceanfront setting that is as breathtaking as its cuisine is exquisite. This prime location is not just about the stunning panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the neighboring islands, but it also places guests in the heart of Maui’s vibrant beach scene. Surrounded by some of the island’s most luxurious resorts, Leilani’s becomes a convenient dining escape for both tourists and locals alike. The easy access to beach activities, shopping at Whalers Village, and the gentle Hawaiian breeze makes dining here an immersive experience, blending culinary delights with the island’s natural beauty and laid-back lifestyle.


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At Leilani’s on the Beach, the dining philosophy is deeply rooted in a commitment to Hawaiian fusion, featuring a full-service bar alongside a menu rich with locally sourced and consciously procured fish, produce, and meats, embodying the spirit of Aloha through every dish. This dedication to quality, sustainability, and the celebration of local culture is evident in every bite, from the tender, fresh-caught seafood to the juicy, flavor-packed meats and the crisp, garden-fresh vegetables. The culinary team’s passion for creating innovative dishes that pay tribute to Hawaii’s diverse flavors and agricultural bounty ensures that guests are treated to a dining experience that is not only luxuriously flavorful but also ethically grounded. By emphasizing the importance of local sourcing and sustainability, Leilani’s offers a dining experience that not only satisfies the palate but also supports the local community and environment, making each meal a conscientious journey through Hawaii’s culinary landscape.


At Leilani’s on the Beach, the menu is a love letter to the rich bounty of Hawaii. Their team of chefs has carefully curated a selection of dishes that celebrate the island’s diverse flavors, ensuring there’s something special for every palate. Start your culinary adventure with the appetizers which include local favorites like the Coconut Shrimp with a coconut curry dipping sauce, or the fresh Ahi Poke.

The main courses showcase the skills of local farmers and fishermen, featuring entrées like the Sesame Crusted Ahi and the Aina Vegetable Platter. No meal at Leilani’s would be complete without sampling the legendary Hula Pie, a majestic stack of macadamia nut ice cream on a chocolate cookie crust, topped with whipped cream and hot fudge. For those with dietary preferences, the chefs have crafted exquisite vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options that lose none of the flavor and flair for which Leilani’s is celebrated.

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  • Beach Bar
    Monday – Sunday | 10:30 am – 9:30 pm
  • Dining Room
    Monday – Sunday | 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm


While Leilani’s on the Beach does not offer delivery, guests are invited to enjoy our Hawaiian fusion cuisine through our welcoming dine-in service or the convenient take-out option. Experience the beauty of Kaanapali Beach as you dine with us or savor our flavors wherever you prefer with our takeout service.

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