There’s a restaurant proverb that (like all proverbs) is almost always true: the better the view, the worse the food. The proverb holds at Son’z, the fine restaurant at the Hyatt. A sweeping staircase brings you down to one of the most romantic places on Maui: a waterfall-fed pond dotted with elegant white swans. Protected […]
Value: 2 Stars
Bad value in general. Probably a tourist trap!
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$$$, Ambience: 5 Stars, Beachfront, Children's Menu, Dinner, Food: 2 Stars, Full Bar, Italian, Kihei, Love: 2 Stars, Main Content, Ocean View, Outdoor Seating, Overall Rating: 2.8, Pasta, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Seafood, Service: 3 Stars, South Maui, Sunset View, Value: 2 Stars 0
As mentioned in the Introduction, Sarento’s inspired us to write this book in the first place. The Italian menu is focused on providing important sounding and expensive ingredients in flamboyant preparations that don’t always work as well as they should (especially at these prices). There are some items that are well-prepared, including a decent cioppino […]
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$, Ambience: 4 Stars, American, Breakfast, Dinner, Food: 1 Star, Full Bar, Lahaina, Love: 1 Star, Lunch, Main Content, Ocean View, Overall Rating: 2.2, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Sandwiches, Seafood, Service: 3 Stars, Sunset View, Value: 2 Stars, West Maui 0
This is a plum location overlooking the beach with a gorgeous ocean/sunset view. Unfortunately, the restaurant adage “the better the view, the worse the food” holds true here: commercial ingredients, sloppily prepared, and expensive considering the quality. The menu ranges widely and features sandwiches, seafood, and everything in between — including lobster for $13.95 on […]