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Taverna Restaurant announces opening date and reservations

By Staff | Dec 4, 2020

Opened in March 2016, Taverna was created to be an upscale, rustic gathering place offering delicious Italian cuisine and craft cocktails in a relaxed and casual setting.

KAPALUA — Taverna Restaurant, home of Urban Drinks + Italian Eats, announced it is now taking reservations for a Dec. 15 opening date.

Taverna is a neighborhood restaurant in the heart of Kapalua Resort renowned for its award-winning Italian menu and cocktail and wine program.

Known for its house-made pastas, wood-fired pizzas and signature favorites like lasagna and slow-braised beef Chianti short ribs, Taverna has reimagined its protocols and layout to offer diners a safe space to enjoy dining out in the open air restaurant.

The restaurant has invested to enhance both food safety and employee best practices to mirror CDC and state recommendations. Plans also include upgrading the spacious patio experience to cover the lanai and offer special events and outdoor grilling.

Additionally, a new loyalty program offering curated experiences, programs and rewards to frequent dinners will be rolled out soon.

The restaurant will also be launching weekend brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Specialty menu items, entertainment and Chef Roger’s “Pop-Up” Bakery will round out the offerings.

Voted “Best Cocktails” and “Best Italian” by Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine, Taverna also offers a fun and casual bar to enjoy late night cocktails, locally crafted beer or one of the popular Italian or premium wine selections.

Located at 2000 Village Road in the Bay Course Clubhouse, Taverna is open daily for Happy Hour from 3 to 5 p.m.; lunch (beginning Dec. 17) from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and dinner service from 5 to 9 p.m. For reservations, call (808) 667-CIAO (2426) or visit www.tavernamaui.com.