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Penne Pasta

180 Dickenson St. (Wainee St.) Send to Phone
808-661-6633 | Menu
Contemporary Italian eatery with quality food at bargain prices.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Penne Pasta Restaurant Review

: This unprepossessing order-at-the-counter Italian eatery is the playground of Maui chef Mark Ellman, who once owned Avalon before becoming the presiding spirit behind the fast-food Maui Tacos outlets. Ellman opened this simple restaurant to have someplace to cook. And cook he does: spaghetti with baby calamari and Spanish piquillo peppers, baked penne with three cheeses, Bolognese made with beef brisket, and chicken-artichoke couscous risotto. All for bargain prices. But be sure not to skip over the daily specials board, for you might miss potato gnocchi, lobster-and-pesto pizza, or shrimp linguini---all of which are not regularly on the menu.


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