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Food scene in Maui

Seafood Restaurant
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“Mamas fish house is by far one of the most beautiful and delicious restaurants in all of Hawaii. The view is absolutely breathtaking, the ambience will blow you away and the food is just incredible. The fish is so fresh they will tell you where it was caught and the name of the fisherman who caught it. They are very famous for their mai tais but they have an incredible wine selection and make phenomenal cocktails. I love the beef Polynesian which is a poke’ style filet served in a grilled papaya half. The venison appetizer is also one of my favorites. They have great sashimi, and Tahitian Ceviche served in a coconut half. ”
  • 117 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great seafood at reasonable prices in a simple and unpretentious atmosphere. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great spot for happy hour and thin crust pizza or a sit down dinner. Reservations highly recommended! Locally sourced food, Lots of local beers on tap, great diverse menu and even better dessert! Try the chocolate pie :-p”
  • 79 locals recommend
Café
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“This is a little bit of drive, maybe 10 minutes depending on traffic, but if you’re looking to overindulge for breakfast, you’ve found the right place. Macadamia pancakes with coconut syrup are a specialty, but be hungry. A few pointers as this place gets very busy and you should expect to wait. First, there is some seating on first come first served basis, but do not sit until after you’ve ordered – seating is tough so we do take out sometimes. Second, it used to be cash only, and I don’t know if that’s changed, so be prepared. Finally, while you’re waiting in line be aware of the chickens which frequent the outside of the restaurant. That said, this is a Kihei institution and you should give it a shot.”
  • 59 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Amazing ocean front restaurant, great sunsets, great value if eating during happy hours (regular menu can be $$$$)”
  • 41 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous for their mango salsa topped fish tacos and taco mountains. Their coleslaw has a delicious twist (horseradish?) and the atmosphere is fun with surfboard shaped tables and big screen tv's playing surf videos. Their customer service is world class. Not to miss.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Self-service with shared picnic table seating- gets very crowded Amazing fish burgers, fish & chips, fish tacos, seafood pasta...everything is delicious! Park behind Charleys in pay parking lot.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great happy hour, drinks and apps! Need to watch a game, this is the place!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“They are open for breakfast lunch and dinner. They have a great Taco Tuesday. Their strawberry margaritas are my favorite! Sit at the bar during happy hour or request an ocean view table and watch the sun go down. Great place for both!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Just another great place for Hawaiian fusion food options. Open air seating with live music. A bit farther than other options but still only a 10 minute drive up to N. Kihei area.”
  • 50 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great happy hour with water views and $1.25 oysters. Their take on the Mai Tai is perfectly strong & delicious.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This pizza company uses organic dough, farm to table ingredients like goat cheese from the Maui goat cheese farm, has a full bar and it has a mesquite fire burning pizza oven! definitely try the Mopsy it is smoked pork with fresh pineapple, bbq sauce and our local goat cheese. We get takeout from here at least a few times a month :)”
  • 43 locals recommend
Café
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“They make amazing sweet and savory crapes beautiful Charcuterie platter’s, salads and great passion fruit margaritas, beer and wine. Great for breakfast, lunch and or dinner.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Casanova is a local Makawao favorite for drinks at the bar or a nice sit-down Italian meal. The food is great and it is a relaxed place to enjoy dinner with friends or family.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is one of my favorite restaurants on the west side of the island (Lahaina) the food here is incredible and it’s got air-conditioning which is nice ;) There’s a beautiful ocean view as it sits atop the hillside.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Store
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“ The Hali’imaile General Store is located in what was once a general store for pineapple plantation workers during the 1920s. Today, it is home to one of the coziest restaurants in Maui, offering fresh American food with “Asian undertones.” The owner and chef, Bev Gannon, has used local ingredients to make the Hali’imaile General Store one of the top restaurants on Maui. Be sure to try the Sashimi Napoleon. This dish features layers of Ahi tartare, smoked salmon, sashimi ahi, crispy wonton stack and wasabi vinaigrette-to-die-for! Bev’s Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad and Coconut Fish Curry is another winner. Finish the meal with Lilikoi Brulee and Almond Brittle. If you find yourself upcountry or on the other side of the island, the Hali’imaile General Store is the perfect spot to stop for lunch or dinner. The Hali’imaile General Store is open for lunch, Monday – Friday, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, and, for dinner from 5:30 to 9:00 pm.”
  • 34 locals recommend