Maui Food and Dining

Top Rankings for Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

January 31, 2017, 8:43 AM HST
* Updated January 30, 9:48 PM
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The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawai‘i Maui College has just been rated the #1 Best Overall Restaurant in Hawai‘i in the monthly rankings on OpenTable.

The ratings are based on 400,000 new diner reviews via the worldwide online reservations hub.
The student-operated, fine dining restaurant is also rated #1 in the categories of Best Food, Fit for Foodies, and Best Value.


Red wine-braised short ribs from The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant. Courtesy photo.

Culinary students at from The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant, UH Maui. Courtesy photo.

The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant at University of Hawai‘i Maui College. Courtesy photo.

Students in the kitchen, part of the culinary program at The Leis Family Class Act on the UH Maui campus. Courtesy photo.

In addition, it made the Top Ten list of Neighborhood Gems, coming in at #9. Chef/Instructor Tom Lelli runs the kitchen; Mark Malone runs the front of the house. Both credit their incredibly hard-working students for the success of The Leis Family Class Act, which is now open for lunch most Wednesdays and Fridays during the academic year.  See the current spring menu here.

Please visit OpenTable for reservations, and check out the University of Hawai’i Maui College Culinary Arts website for enrollment information and more details on the program.

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