Island of Maui

After years of serving up delicious Italian fare at Antonio’s, owner & chef Konosuke Akao revamped this Kihei favorite giving it an updated look and new menu. At Tanpopo, you’ll be treated to some of the best Japanese cuisine outside of Japan, along with classic pasta dishes and flatbreads. Born and raised in Japan, both Kono and his head chef have decades of culinary experience—focusing on using only the freshest local ingredients whenever possible to create truly amazing food. Their attention to detail shines through in every way—from the cozy and intimate ambiance and friendly staff, to the creative dishes and house made desserts. There’s also an impressive variety of sake along with a great selection of beer and wine.


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