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Dukes Kaanapali

Dukes Kaanapali

Dukes Kaanapali is located right on the beach and offers great food and spectacular sunset dining.

In all of my trips to Maui, I had never been to one of the best places to eat in Maui, Dukes Kaanapali Beach House, despite it being just a five minute walk from the Maui Ocean Resort Villas that I stay at each time.  During our September visit, my wife and I were impressed with the open-air atmosphere and great selection of locally grown, raised and caught menu selections.  Every table has a great view of the Pacific ocean and the restaurant is perfectly lit by well placed tiki torches.

Our Dukes Kaanapali Entrees

We started with the ceviche, consisting of a nice combination of lime juice, meyer lemon, maui onion, jalapeƱo and avocado.

The Duke's ceviche is a nice sized appetizer for two that combines locally grown limes, onions, jalapenos, avocados and lemons with a tender and sweet fishCeviche

My wife ordered the macadamia nut, parmesan and panko crusted swordfish with locally grown haiku tomato and lemon caper butter.

Sweet macadamia nut crusted swordfish with rice and locally grown vegetablesMacadamia Nut Crusted Swordfish

My entree was the banana leaf steamed Opah with a sake ginger sauce, sizzling sesame oil, coconut milk steamed bamboo rice, black bean bok choy & mushroom.

Duke's Beach House Maui Banana Leaf Steamed Opah topped with a large prawns with bok choy and riceBanana Leaf Steamed Opah

We finished with a Kona espresso, Tahitian vanilla and Hawaiian vintage chocolate Creme Brulee trio.

Duke's Beach House Maui expresso, vanilla and chocolate Creme Brulee TrioCreme Brulee Trio

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Excellent food, atmosphere, view and service make Duke's Beach House one the of best Maui Restaurants.  Reservations are recommended.