Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar

Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar – Offering Locally-Sourced Delights Right Along Hulopoe Bay
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

For truly delectable farm-to-table fare, you need to jet on over to Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar in the Four Seasons Resort Lanai. Although their food is well worth the trip alone, the oceanfront scenery, upscale aesthetic, and friendly service promise to win you over as well. Want to cap off your dining experience on a high note? Leave room for their decadent Grilled Chocolate Cake.

- The Local Expert Team

At Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar, you can get scrumptious Hawaiian fare served by friendly servers with endless aloha. Although they’re located in the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, this South Shore eatery lets you come through for a meal whether you’re staying at the hotel or just swinging by.

Thanks to their excellent location along Hulopoe Bay and the ocean beyond, you get to enjoy phenomenal views all around as you dine in style. You can dine right by the pool if you’re a resort guest or enjoy your meal on the deck overlooking the bay. Either way, their upscale aesthetic promises to keep you delighted with your dining experience, as does their friendly service.

The real magic is in the farm-to-table approach at Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar, which allows you to enjoy all the freshest island ingredients to the fullest. Sourced from Malibu Farm Harvest Garden, their organic ingredients maximize the flavor in every dish while letting their culinary prowess shine. Expect bright colors, delicious scents, and fantastic flavors in every item you order, keeping you coming back to try all the items on their menu. Their plating expertise is second to none as well, so be sure to take a moment to enjoy the artistry before digging into your meal.

Every menu item is well worth considering, so be sure to give yourself tons of time to browse the offerings by starting with an appetizer and drinks. Their Mai Tais are out-of-this-world delicious, although you really cannot go wrong with any of the drinks on their menu. Beer, wine, and seasonal cocktails galore are always on tap, as are refreshing non-alcoholic beverages, like Agave Lemonade and Iced Tea.

Fan favorites on the menu at Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar include:

Vegan Chop Salad
Offering a pure rainbow of flavor, the Vegan Chop Salad at Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar is a great way to kick off your meal or simply enjoy all on its own. This dish features a bed of mixed greens covered in chopped beets, avocado, and butternut squash. After that, garbanzo beans, butternut squash, and cherry tomatoes join the party before the whole lot gets a drizzle of red wine vinaigrette.

While the Pokeviche’ is a shareworthy starter, you’ll undoubtedly want to keep it all to yourself after getting a taste. This appetizer features local spicy ahi and avocado tossed in sesame oil and tamari soy. Right before serving, they sprinkle on the furikake chips to finish it off right.

Kauai Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash “Pancit”
When you want a boatload of flavor in every bite, you cannot go wrong with the Kauai Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash “Pancit.” To create this entrée, they sauté fresh Kauai shrimp in seasonings while roasting the spaghetti squash. Then, they sear the veggies before shredding the squash to make Filipino-style squash noodles. The squash noodles, veggies, and shrimp come together with a drizzle of calamansi over top. Want even more protein? Add chicken breast, skirt steak, or local fish for an extra charge.

You definitely need to save room for the Grilled Chocolate Cake at Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar if you want to end your dining experience on a truly high note. This cake features tons of rich chocolate flavor with a kick of smokiness that brings everything together. The blueberries and strawberries on the side complete the chocolatiness, while the powdered sugar adds even more flair. Prefer something a little different? Go for their Passionfruit Yogurt Cake or one of their many ice cream sandwiches.  

Insider Tips:
-Want to make sure a table is open when you arrive? Call well ahead of time to book your spot at Malibu Farm Restaurant and Bar.
-When dining poolside, expect a slightly abbreviated menu. If you want the full spread, dine on the deck instead.
-If you’d like to listen to live music while you enjoy your meal, plan your visit for the evening hours.