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Mariposa Restaurant Review: Mariposa is located on the third floor of Ala Moana Center's Neiman Marcus store. Once you enter the airy, plantation-style dining room, you'll forget you're in the middle of Hawaii's largest shopping mall. 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 hamachi, jicama and green apples tossed with an ume-shiso vinaigrette, or the grilled shrimp and quinoa salad with Waimanalo greens, avocado and goat cheese dressed with a pomegranate vinaigrette. Lighter and gluten-free options are clearly marked throughout the menu, but if you choose to indulge, select from the savory pastas, 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 long lunch with a cocktail or two, or enjoy a sunset view of Ala Moana Beach Park from the outdoor lanai.