Eat, Shop, Repeat: 4 Places to Grab a Bite in Kailua Town
(Sponsored) Whether you’re in the mood to wine down or looking for a fast sushi fix, these dining options will hit the spot.
Shopping—especially holiday shopping—while hangry is never a good idea. While you’re in Kailua Town crossing off your Christmas list, stop by one of these four must-try dining options to refuel your cheerful spirit.
D’vine Kailua Wine Bar
D’vine Kailua Wine Bar houses more than 40 wines—curated by co-owner Maureen Willett and D’vine’s own certified sommelier, Melissa Mosher—that guests can try by the glass or as a flight, plus a rounded food menu of charcuterie, caprese, panini and desserts. D’vine also has an in-house bottle shop for oenophiles who want to take one or two favorites home with them. Guests are welcome to join its wine club, which shares daily discounts and monthly specials with subscribers.
Black Friday/Shop Small Saturday: Starting at 10 a.m., enjoy 30% off all rosé, sparkling wines and Champagne in the bottle shop, plus 15% off all panini.
December Deals: From Dec. 1 through 23, receive 15% off all gift card purchases over $50. From Dec. 20 through 31, enjoy 20% off all glasses of bubbly and bubbly flights.
573 Kailua Road, Suite 106, Kailua. Open Tuesday through Thursday, 4 to 9 p.m., Friday through Sunday, 2 to 9 p.m., and Sunday, 2 to 8 p.m. (808) 762-3996, dvinekailua.com. Follow D’vine Kailua Wine Bar on Facebook and Instagram.
Goen Dining + Bar
A restaurant concept created by award-winning chef and restaurateur Roy Yamaguchi, Goen Dining + Bar features New American dishes inspired by Hawai‘i’s vibrant flavors. Highlighting Island-grown ingredients, Goen’s menu includes local meats and fish grilled over kiawe wood, pasta, fresh salads and creative sushi, as well as handcrafted cocktails, local draft beers, and fine wines to enjoy with your meal.
573 Kailua Road, Kailua. Open nightly, 4 to 8 p.m., and for lunch Friday through Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. (808) 263-4636, royyamaguchi.com/goen-kailua. Follow Goen Dining + Bar on Facebook and Instagram.
Maui Brewing Co.
Maui Brewing Co.’s restaurant concept brings brewery-to-table dining to life and continues to build upon the innovative, independent spirit of the beer brand’s craft brewing heritage. Its Kailua location, Maui Brewing’s second to open on O‘ahu, features a quaint open-air interior and outside patio with a family-friendly vibe and plenty of room to enjoy handcrafted drinks and Island-inspired dishes that use fresh, locally sourced produce. The bar features craft and specialty beers on tap, including Maui Brewing’s year-round and special releases, as well as comrade crafts by independent craft breweries.
573 Kailua Road, Suite 105, Kailua. Open Monday through Friday, 3:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (808) 518-BREW, mauibrewingco.com. Follow Maui Brewing Co. on Facebook and Instagram.
Up Roll Café
A build-your-own sushi burrito and poke bowl-style restaurant, Up Roll Café is all about convenient, delicious and healthy options. Customers can choose from its Best Sellers menu—featuring popular options such as the ‘Ahi Lover Avocado roll and Guy Hagi Shrimp bowl—or create their own roll or bowl from scratch. Up Roll Café only uses fish that’s fresh, never frozen, and local or Japanese produce whenever possible. The eatery also offers vegan and gluten free options, as well as smaller mini bowls and Keiki rolls for the little ones in your family.