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Culinary Artistry

meets boundless creativity

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Manta Drinks

Culinary Artistry

meets boundless creativity

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manta Restaurant

As the sun sets on the Island of Hawaii, soak in the unmatched view and paradisial ambiance of the Bar & Lounge with a signature cocktail while chefs prepare culinary delights in Manta’s exhibition kitchen. Be sure to check for the schedule of live entertainment throughout the year. A live, local jazz duo performs Wednesdays and Saturdays and an award-winning wine list enhances every evening.


Monday – Saturday
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
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Located at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel


Manta Sashimi

manta sashimi, kona kampachi, local ahi (tuna), saikyo miso, shiso, mustard cabbage

Scallop Ravioli

Scallop Ravioli

butter tarragon scallop ravioli, caviar, pipinola shoots

Uni Pasta

Uni Pasta

36 month iberico ham, lardo di colonnata

Veal Chop

veal chop

PA dutch veal chop, potato puree, morel cream sauce

Lumina Lamb

lumina lamb

WA lumina lamb, big island lamb sausage, big island shiitake mushrooms, piquillo sauce, artichoke

Crudites Salad

crudites salad

hearts of palm crudites salad, 36 month iberico ham, big island figs, radicchio, papaya seed dressing

Kona Abalone

kona abalone

foie gras, sansho peppercorns, ponzu


bryan nagao

Michelin award-winning chef de cuisine

Bryan Nagao grew up on Oahu, where he trained and completed his culinary degree at the Culinary Arts School at the University of Hawaii’s Kapi’olani Community College. He spent nearly three decades in Asia serving as head chef for restaurant establishments in Hong Kong, Seoul, Taiwan, and Bangkok. His modern Asian-American culinary style enhanced with fresh locally sourced produce and ingredients provide a distinctive taste and style to our signature Manta restaurant and rich tradition of culinary excellence at Mauna Kea.