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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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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 draws inspiration from the bounty of Hawaii's ocean and land. Selections may include onaga baked in a rosemary-thyme Hawaiian salt crust, with spinach, tomato, ogo and fines herbes sauce; roasted lobster à la coque with lemon grass accents; and Wagyu beef medallions with yuzu kosho, and oxtail quail egg loco moco, sansho jus, baby broccoli and potato mochi. The menus evolve according to the time of year, but you might encounter the malasadas, or Portuguese donuts, with Hawaiian vanilla ice cream. Among pastry chef Elizabeth Dippong’s repertoire is a Waialua Estate chocolate crémeux with black sesame seed caramelized rice, orange meringue and butterscotch crisp and sauce. 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 with five wines pre-selected by the sommelier. Service is professional but never stuffy and is warmly hospitable as befits a restaurant which 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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