Located in the middle of the town of Lana’i within the historic Hotel Lana’i, Lana’i City Grille is rather easy to miss if you’re going there by any other method other than the Four Seasons shuttle.
An alluring gem of a spot, this restaurant combines the charismatic ambiance of the hotel itself with authentic Hawaiian choices. Here, you’ll enjoy a delightful mix of island fresh ingredients with vibrant tastes and colors.
Open Wednesday to Saturday 5:00 – 9:00 pm, the Grill is all about its excellent menu that is always highly anticipated. Indeed, the extensive list of eclectic choices include generously portioned entrees ranging from locally caught seafood to prime meats and their always sizzling signature rotisserie chicken.
Lanai Grill Ambiance
This place is rather small, but not too cozy and not too modern. In other words, the setting strikes a good balance between homey and fancy.
Here, guests enjoy casual, tapas-style dining that’s unique in so many ways.
Better yet, your time will be spent in a relaxed and friendly setting.
Created By Experts
The original owners of the restaurant, Mary Charles and Tom Kiely consulted with Hawaii Regional Cuisine expert, Bev Gannon, owner of Hali’imaile General Store and Joe’s with respect to various elements of the grill; during the initial stages. Gannon defined the restaurant’s décor, menu and other elements
Lanai Grill Dining
Appetizers and Main Dishes: “First class” is a phrase often used to describe choices served here. Popular choices include traditional crab cakes and bruschetta, Sea Bass with lobster Mac and a Mac & Cheese for the little ones, oysters on the half shell, pork chops, sea bass and Island Style Angus Rib Eye.
How about some big, plump and fresh oysters, pork wantons or some roasted chicken? Fresh seafood is always recommended as is the restaurant’s signature dish, rotisserie chicken.
Guests rave about their Manila clams, Pecan crusted fresh catch of the day and the pan roasted venison loin seared rare with mushroom risotto and a dried cherry and fig compote in a port wine reduction.
The result is an elegantly casual restaurant featuring dishes filled with the bold, bright flavors.
This is the go-to place for a romantic fine dining experience. Here, you’ll find freshly baked, warm and savory pastries that ignite the Lana’i passion.
Mouthwatering choices include chocolate chip cookie in a small cast iron pan with vanilla ice cream, molten chocolate cake, raspberry chocolate tart and chocolate cake with PB ganache and the molten lava cake.
Lanai Grill Celebrations
Lana’i City Grille is available to host any celebration, including birthday parties, rehearsal or wedding dinners, or just an intimate gathering. It’s the perfect place to share old memories and create new unforgettable ones.
An upcountry-style restaurant with good food to match, Lana’i City Grill is a nice alternative to the over-the-top opulence of the Four Seasons. With its charming ambiance, excellent service and excellent food, the Lana’i City Grill is provides a great experience to visitors venturing to this small island.