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Chef Mavro

1969 S. King St. (McCully St.) Send to Phone
808-944-4714 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A dinner at Chef Mavro is a tribute to the bounty of Hawaii's land and ocean.
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Dinner Wed.-Sun.

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Chef Mavro, Honolulu, HI

Chef Mavro Restaurant Review

: Chef Mavro not only features the finest ingredients Hawaii has to offer, but also supplements them with luxurious imported items like caviar and fresh truffles from France. Thanks to the formidable skills of chef-owner George Mavrothalassitis, the results of this sublime culinary marriage are always elegant and intriguing. Guests can choose from four- and six-course menus, or opt for the complete experience with the Grand Degustation, which offers tasting portions of every dish. Chef Mavrothalassitis and chef de cuisine Jonathan Mizukami, formerly sous chef at The French Laundry, draw inspiration from the bounty of Hawaii's ocean and land. Selections may include onaga crudo with pickled ogo and fiddlehead fern, Maui onion and tomato; Keahole “lobster à la française” with essence of crustacean; and medallions of Australian Tajima Wagyu complemented by eggplant-miso purée, leeks and Island green peppercorn sauce. The menus evolve according to the time of year, but you might encounter pastry chef Jose Calpito’s Waialua Estate Chocolate Bar with matcha mousse, chocolate mochi and milk chocolate-banana ice cream for dessert. We can assure you everything will be thoughtfully created and well executed. Note that wine plays a major role at Chef Mavro, and an ideal pairing is suggested for every dish. A 25-member wine committee votes to determine the pairings after tasting each recipe and blind tasting five wines pre-selected by the sommelier. Service is professional but never stuffy and is warmly hospitable as befits a restaurant that attracts serious gourmands of all ages and from all walks of life. You are as likely to see a young couple in casual attire who saved their pennies to dine here as a well-coiffed doyenne of Honolulu society. They all come for one reason: to celebrate culinary excellence from the hands of a master chef and his dedicated team.

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