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Mariposa Restaurant Review: You'd be forgiven for forgetting that you're in the middle of Hawaii's largest shopping mall when you enter the airy, plantation-style dining room of Mariposa on the third floor of Ala Moana's Neiman Marcus. Executive chef Marc Anthony Freiberg refreshes the menu seasonally with regionally inspired dishes that make the most of the best local ingredients, particularly seafood items such as a composed salad with seared ahi and kampachi tossed with a toasted nori vinaigrette or the Mariposa poke with Alaskan king salmon, hamachi and ahi over brown rice, served garnished with a fresh rose. Lighter and gluten-free options are clearly marked throughout the menu, but if you want to indulge, select from savory pastas, the Mariposa burger with basil-tarragon aïoli and a slice of cheddar, or the signature lobster club sandwich. Service is always professional and you will never be rushed from the table, so linger over a sunset view of Ala Moana Beach Park from the outdoor lanai or a long lunch with a cocktail or two.