Monkeypod Kitchen Wailea

Handcrafted Food, Drink, and Merrymaking!

Locally sourced foods and live music nightly

Experience the best of Maui’s food and music scene at Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman. Since opening its doors in February 2011, this lively eatery serves a selection of 36 craft brews on tap, all perfectly chilled to 29 degrees. Indulge in mouthwatering kiawe wood fired pizza and be entertained by live local music. From freshly caught day boat fish to decadent slices of cream pie, our menu offers something for every palate. Join us at Monkeypod Kitchen and discover the perfect combination of delicious flavors, innovative cocktails, and unforgettable entertainment.


Wailea Gateway Center, uphill from the Shops at Wailea


Monkeypod Kitchen Wailea is nestled in the scenic Wailea Gateway Center, perched uphill from the bustling Shops at Wailea. This prime location in Maui places it within a tropical paradise, surrounded by the island’s lush landscapes and the serene Pacific Ocean. The area is famed for its luxurious resorts, stunning beaches, and world-class golf courses, making Monkeypod Kitchen an ideal culinary destination for both locals and visitors. The restaurant’s position in the heart of Wailea affords guests the opportunity to explore the area’s rich cultural offerings and natural beauty. After enjoying the diverse, locally sourced menu at Monkeypod, guests can take a short stroll to the nearby Shops at Wailea for an array of upscale shopping and entertainment options. The surrounding region is also perfect for those looking to indulge in outdoor adventures, from snorkeling in the clear blue waters to hiking through verdant trails.


Are you intrigued by Monkeypod Kitchen Wailea and wish to include it in your travel itinerary? Feel free to contact us! Our team is ready to assist in customizing your tour to ensure that a visit to this renowned restaurant becomes a highlight of your trip.


  • Locally sourced, seasonal foods.
  • Appetizers include Taro Ravioli and Kauai Shrimp.
  • Wood-fired, hand-tossed pizzas with a variety of toppings including Kalua Pork or lobster.
  • Choose from a wide range of salads, burgers, and locally caught seafood.


As part of the Merriman’s Restaurant group, Monkeypod Kitchen offers the same dedication to local foods – perfectly cooked. Specializing in hand-tossed wood fired pizzas and burgers from Maui Cattle Company, this is where you go to sample the best and freshest food around. The menu changes seasonally to take advantage of local and organic farming, ranching, and fishing! Vegetarian options are available.

monkeypodkitchen fresh kale salad
monkeypodkitchen handmade cream pies with flavors


  • Every day except select holidays
  • 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Happy Hour: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Live Music Nightly


Monkeypod Kitchen Wailea does not currently offer delivery services. Guests are encouraged to visit the restaurant in person to enjoy its unique ambiance and exceptional culinary offerings. The on-site dining experience is a key part of its charm, offering an immersive atmosphere that complements the flavors of the food. The restaurant eagerly awaits the opportunity to welcome visitors for a memorable dining experience.

monkeypodkitchen drinks
monkeypodkitchen delicious ahi poke tacos made with sashimi


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