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AmiAmi

'Ami'Ami Restaurant Kihei

'Ami 'Ami
AmiAmi, a terrific new restaurant, is in the Maui Coast Hotel at 2259 South Kihei Road in Kihei.  Phone 808-875-7522.  Open for breakfast and dinner.

Ami Ami is Maui's least expensive fine-dining restaurant, and the food is wonderful.  Each dish is perfectly prepared and beautifully presented.  The long innovative dinner menu includes 19 appetizers, soup and 5 salads, 7 steaks and chops, 6 fish and seafood entrees, chicken, duck and vegetarian choices, and 6 desserts.  The dining area is open air but mostly covered.

Here are the items I have eaten for dinner at AmiAmi and what I loved about each one:
Chorizo tacos -- just the right amount of spiciness in the ground sausage, softened by avocado and tomato pieces, flavored with cilantro
Spicy tuna summer roll -- the cool fresh rice paper wrapping envelops flavorful little pieces of raw ahi tuna and crunchy vegetables
Crisp fried tempura green and yellow beans --  thin tempura coating and thick yummy dipping sauce
Aloha aina greens salad -- contains lots of small pieces of papaya, chopped candied macadamia nuts, and the best lilikoi dressing ever
Dungeness crab & avocado trifle -- colorful layers of greens, mango, and avocado, topped with shredded crab and drizzled with the tastiest truffle oil
Pork loin chop -- 12 ounce grilled thick chop with a round piece of bacon threaded through it, surrounded by malt vinegar caramel
Grilled ahi steak -- cleverly presentated with a wrapped package of smoked herbs on top, the ahi is cooked on the outside but raw on the inside, and sits on a bed of mashed breadfruit with pesto
Coconut crusted breast of Jidori chicken -- sweet crust on the chicken, coconut butter sauce, great mashed purple Molokai sweet potatoes
Peanut butter waffle for dessert -- thick Belgian waffle, creamy peanut butter, and chocolate ice cream, with chocolate and caramel sauces and macadamia nuts.

There are two rooms for private parties:  the Garden Lanai and the Plumeria room.  AmiAmi also provides the more casual inexpensive food at the Kamaole Poolside Cafe at this same Maui Coast Hotel.

See below for AmiAmi menu list and food photos.

For reviews, menus, photos of other restaurants on this side of Maui see South Maui restaurants.

AmiAmi menu (subject to change) $$$ Fine Dining

Dinner Appetizers
  Oyster Shooters
  Stuffed Chicken Wings
  Lumpi
  Taro & Lotus Root Chips
  Artichoke & Kula Onion Chips
  Hamachi Poke
  Chorizo Tacos
  Tako Tacos
  Soft Shell Soft Shells
  Baked Clams
  Whole Squid Teriyaki
  Shrimp & Vegetable Egg Foo Young
  Crab & Shrimp Sugar Cane Pops
  Potato-Taro Beef Cake
  Crisp Fried Green Beans
  Braised Pork Belly
  Chicken Karaage
  Crisp Coconut Shrimp
  Spicy Tuna Summer Roll

Dinner Soup & Salads
  Portuguese Bean Soup
  Aloha Aina Organic Farms Greens
  Deconstructed Cobb
  Dungeness Crab & Avocado Trifle
  Char Siu Caesar
  House Cured Salt Salmon

Dinner Fish Crustaceans & Mollusks
  Hawaiian Snapper poached in coconut water
  Flame Grilled Ahi Steak
  9 oz Australian Lobster Tail
  Seared Diver Sea Scallops
  Clams Udon
  Fresh Fish Special




Menu continued

  Dinner Steaks and Chops
    22 oz Angus Long Bone Rib Chop
    12 oz Pork Loin Chop
    10 oz Kobe Top Sirloin Steak
    Korean Marinated Pork Shoulder Steak
    8 oz Tenderloin of Angus Beef
    Chops of Colorado Lamb
    12 oz Hawaii Ranchers New York Steak

  Dinner Poultry & Vegetables
    Coconut Crusted Breast of Jidori Chicken
    Deep Fried Tofu
    Organic Kale Wrap
    Braised Duck

  Breakfast
    Steel Cut Oatmeal Brulee
    Fresh Fruit Plate, Yogurt
    Maui Coast Breakfast
    Bananas Foster Pancakes
    Kalua Pork Hash & Eggs
    Tofu Scramble
    Corned Beef Hash
    Sliced Smoked Salmon
    Mushroom Cheddar Bacon Omelet
    Belgian Waffle
    Chorizo & Jack Cheese Omelet
    Corned Beef Benedict
    Loco Moco
    Artichoke Tomato Omelet
    Breakfast Burrito
    Sides of eggs,
        meats,
        pancakes
        papaya
        pineapple
AmiAmi photos

Spicy Tuna Summer Roll:
 AmiAmi restaurant Kihei appetizer

Choizo Tacos:
 'Ami'Ami restaurant Maui food photos

Crisp Fried Green & Yellow Beans:
 Ami Ami Cafe OLei restaurant Kihei Maui

Aloha Aina Organic Farms Greens:
 'Ami'Ami Maui Kiihe Cafe OLei salad

Dungeness Crab & Avocado Trifle:
 Cafe OLei AmiAmi restaurant crab trifle
 


  Coconut Crusted Breast of Jidori Chicken:
   AmiAmi Kihei restaurant chicken entree

  Pork Loin Chop:
   Ami Ami pork chop Maui Kihei Cafe OLei restaurant group

  Flame Grilled Ahi Steak:
   Ahi tuna fish entree AmiAmi Kihei Maui

  Peanut Butter Waffle Dessert:
   Dessert AmiAmi Kihei Maui restaurant

  'Ami'Ami
   AmiAmi menu restaurant Kihei Maui



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