The Mill House
I have eaten at the Mill House several times over the last few years . I’ve always enjoyed the food very much .
Last night the evening was not pleasant. It started when out party of 4 was seated at a large table for 6 in the center of the dining room . We literally needed to lean into the table to be able to talk to each other . We asked to be moved but they were unable to fulfill that request.
I ordered a chopped salad and the butternut squash pizza ( I have eaten both before ). The chopped salad was plentiful, but tasteless. It did not appear to have anything but very coarse shredded cabbage and a few raisins and some sliced cucumbers and tomatoes . I added lots of salt and pepper to make it tolerable.
My husband had the beet salad . The beets were under cooked and needed seasoning. ( salt and acid )
The main courses were no better , My pizza was bland and cold with 6 small crumbles of the fennel sausage. My husband’s mahi mahi fish sandwich was plain with no hint of the pesto or garlic aioli that was mentioned on the menu . Our two quests had similar issues with their meals . The sweet potato chips were very good that were an additional side we always order.
Overall , a very disappointing evening . The Grounds of the restaurant are beautiful and well worth the drive. I’m hoping it was just an off night for the kitchen . I’ll be checking reviews going forward before booking with The Mill House again.
( FYI, we live on Maui, so , this review is from a local not a disgruntled tourist)
This was the cherry-on-top of an already perfect work/vacation trip with my wife. Fortunately for The Mill House, the reviews on Opentable were outstanding so we decided to try it before our flight back to Denver. I am so glad we did and this was one of the highlights of our trip. From the atmosphere to the food to the service, we were smiling the entire time. Job well done and we’ll see you again in June when we return to Maui with two other families. Can I make my reservation now?!
We stopped here right after we landed in Maui and man was it a great first experience!
Mahalo for making us your first stop! We hope to see you again before you leave the island. Enjoy Maui!
Great grounds. Some food excellent, some terrible. Service marginal. We won’t go back.
Food good, not great. Appetizers better than entrees. Location, ambiance and service great.
Was very good food and ambience, highly recommend! Only complaint was too many flies.
Beautiful scenic views
Chocolate dessert was out of character for Mill House
FeLt heavy after splitting it wIth spouse.
Salads are always superb
We went here on our wedding night and they did everything imaginable to accommodate for us. Table by the water, complimentary champagne, and the best service we have received from a restaurant to date. Extremely impressed with the speed, courtesy, and all around experience Mill House has to offer. Would recommend to anyone!
Congratulations on your marriage! Mahalo for celebrating with us and the recommendation. Aloha!
Go early. See the views. We passed a table to sit at the bar - great hardworking staff over there. Would go back asap!!! Special Garlic Pizza needs to be on the menu permanently - was amazing!!!!
We have passed along your recommendation to the chefs. Finger's crossed!
We enjoyed our dinner so much we went there the next day for lunch - equally enjoyable.
Mahalo for joining us for dinner and lunch, Thomas!
Matt G was great! He was so knowledge and honest when helping us decide on meals and drinks. The Italian sausage pizza and burger were outstanding! The chickpea cakes were soooooo good! We didn’t know what they would look or taste like, but we loved them! The atmosphere is amazing, views are outstanding, and we would choose this over Mama’s fish any day!
Thank you for exploring the menu! We have passed along your compliments to Matt.
I wish we were given the option to sit outside. It was quiet & beautiful outside & busy & noisy inside. But overall, it was wonderful.
Beautiful setting and dining area... Amazing food too Will definitely come back !
Mahalo! We look forward to your return, Jo!
Outstanding food, uniquely prepared. The eggplant was the best ever! Taro leaf risotto was terrific. Will go there again.
Mahalo for enjoying the farm-driven cuisine! If you loved the eggplant, try the seasonal roasted vegetable on your next visit. Aloha!
I anticipated my visit here for weeks, it was my Birthday, we were leaving Maui that night so I wanted something special, the views, the property both were amazing, but the feel from the staff, the overall spirit of the experience was sorta down. You go to Maui to get a warm feeling, everyone that worked there seemed to be from the mainland, there was no culture, no fire, or light in people, it was geared towards those who want to be in a 5 star restaurant, but the passion and spirit was missing. I got a drink at the bar, and there was a bug in it, the bar tender said, oh they fly in...I was like no it was at the bottom (to myself) but she could of said oh my so sorry, it is your birthday let me get you another, she did pour me another, but nothing really apologetic...I don't know, I was real disappointed, need to hire more Island people to bring in a better flavor of Maui. Sorry I could not be more upbeat on this...
We're sorry you felt that the staff wasn't welcoming or passionate. We do think that no matter where someone is born they can share the aloha spirit! You are correct that the bartender should have apologized for the bug in your cocktail. We are sorry for that.
The ambiance and service were both incredible! Get there early for the beautiful scenery! The mushroom appetizers were the highlight of our meal. Kids meals are very good, too- my daughter lives the handmade noodles and meatball.
We are delighted you enjoyed your dining experience, Tracey!
Beautiful setting. Had dinner with our neighbors. Pleasant background music and excellent service makes for a lovely evening. We can’t wait to return.
Mahalo for sharing your experience, Molly! We look forward to your next visit.
Spectacular view and great service but food could be better.
We apologize you did not fully enjoy your dining experience, Lindsay. Thank you for your feedback.
Great outdoor space to celebrate our anniversary. We love it every time
Happy Anniversary! Mahalo for your continued patronage!
Found via Facebook Ad while vacationing 😁 We were looking to try something new (to us). It was a great, relaxing meal experience. Service was perfect: attentive, but not rushed. Good range of prices for all guests. Nice view to the outside from where our table was located.
Mahalo for joining us during your vacation! We are happy you enjoyed your dining experience. Safe travels!
Difficult to know how to order. The waitress tried to help us, but the portions were so small we still had to put in a second order. Out of the four items we got, we enjoyed two. Haven’t decided if we would go again. Beautiful location.
We apologize you did not fully enjoy your dining experience. We hope to see you again and recommend to try the taro leaf risotto or hearty bean stew. Mahalo for your feedback.
Great food in a beautiful, historic setting. The staff is friendly and eager to help!
We're delighted you enjoyed the plantation views, rich historical background, and excellent service while dining! Aloha.
We stopped at Mill House for a nice lunch on the way to the airport. We were immediately impressed with the conversion of this property from plantation to touristy stop to fine dining destination. The tours are ongoing and the operation and farm to table restaurant concept have expanded tremendously. It was clear a great deal of time money and artistry has gone into Mill House. The food and serví were as exceptional as the beautiful setting.
We're thrilled to know you were impressed by our recent renovations and expansion. Mahalo for making us your last stop on Maui! Until next time!
Very interesting concept restaurant. This restaurant has the food at more than backs up to surroundings, not a tourist trap. Genuine real deal farm fresh food
Mahalo for the compliments! We'd love to have you back again soon.
So many flies. Impossible to eat. Food was not what was expected.
Amazing service, food, and ambiance!!
Thanks for dining with us.
Fabulous cocktails, excellent service and unique dishes and presentation. Will definitely be back when we return to the island!
Mahalo for the praise! We are delighted you enjoyed your experience, and we look forward to your return.
Really love the service
Mahalo for acknowledging the staff's efforts.
This place gives you gorgeous views and delicious foods. I highly recommend it.
Mahalo for the high recommendation and 5 stars!
We have always loved The Mill House. Food is excellent, and the rotating menu gives us something to look forward to each time we come. Service was exceptional. Prices are creeping up; but you’d expect that in a higher end restaurant.
It's great to hear you enjoy exploring the seasonal menu offerings! In our mission to support local agriculture, we price and portion the dishes to reflect the quality of ingredients — Mahalo for your support.
Great view with great food & service 👍
Thanks for enjoying the cuisine and service.
Wonderful concept of farm to table, carried off quite well. Eloquent comfort food, done well and delicious. Friendly and engaging service. A definite must upon our return to Maui.
We are delighted you enjoyed the farm-driven cuisine and team. We look forward to your next dining experience with us!
Best hospitality in Maui!
This is a very serene and quiet place. Perfect for a romantic evening
We hope to welcome you back for another date night soon.
Excellent view and dining experience.
We're happy you enjoyed the view!
Everything was amazing. Food, view, service were all exceptional.
40th anniversary. I ordered the salad and fish. I received a mound of cabbage with a piece of fish sitting on top. Prob one of the least appealing and attractive dishes I have ever paid $26 on. We ordered $17 dollar glasses of Sean Minor Cabernet and the wine was chilled. Cab should be lukewarm. The waiter asked us about ourselves and, after telling him where we were from and talking a few minutes, he later returned and stood behind me where I could not see him and asked where we were from again. All in all, quite a disappointment. The grounds were lovely.
We apologize you did not receive a favorable dining experience. Management has addressed the team regarding this service. Thank you for this specific feedback.
Beautiful setting and wonderful service. However, the prices were high and food was average.
We're disappointed we didn't bring that wow factor as we source quality ingredients from local farmers. Mahalo for the feedback.
Wonderful overall and very impressed. Will definitely return!
Mahalo Jackie! We look forward to your return.
We went for the happy hour! Good prices and the portions are the same size as the dinner. Waiters and waitresses were wonderful!
Mahalo for joining us for happy hour!