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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“This is the quintessential Hawaiian dining experience. The restaurant sits beachside and the ambiance is old Hawaiian - comfortable setting, surrounded by nature, and excellent food. A great choice for a special night out, anniversary or birthday celebration. Reservations recommended.”
  • 124 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great seafood at reasonable prices in a simple and unpretentious atmosphere. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Hip and busy restaurant and happy hour favorite. Be sure to try their seasonal pies and mai tai with lilikoi foam.”
  • 82 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 $$$$)”
  • 42 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“3.3 miles South. $2.00 taco Tuesday! Moose McGillycuddys is connected (2 for 1 breakfast coupons in magazines)”
  • 34 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Another great restaurant for fish tacos. Fresh seafood and casual restaurant with reasonable prices. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Café
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“Kihei Caffe opens super early and offers a variety of yummy breakfast options including egg plates, pancakes, and healthy choices. It is located across the street from the beach. It's a nice spot for people watching and meeting people. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Awesome Happy Hour from 3-6PM! Great menu for keiki (kids), too! I highly recommend the Kalua Pork Quesadilla which is on their "Appetizer" list.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Amazing Happy Hour Specials! If you like fish, you will love this restaurant. There is also a Fish Market in Kihei if you don't feel like driving to Paia. During Happy Hour, you can get a fish taco and a beer for around $6. The third location is in Lahaina.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Creative Lunches and good beer on tap. Lunch or dinner (reservations for dinner recommended)”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bar
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“Happy hours, bingo, trivia nights. Fun place! Go and watch the sunset across the street!”
  • 26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Owned by Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, this is the best outdoor deck dining experience in Lahaina and it's right on Front Street. There is usually good quality live music and the food and service are consistently outstanding.”
  • 39 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
Sushi Restaurant
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“Many restaurants on Maui have won prestigious food awards and this is no exception. You will notice on Sundays and Mondays that people line up outside up to an hour prior to opening. That's because on these days sushi is offered at 50% off during the first hour. We recommend trying any of the award winners that appeal to you, but leave room for the macadamia nut ice cream. The tuna carpaccio and dragon roll are some of our savory favorites.”
  • 50 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, local produce and has a full bar with local beers on tap. They use 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 :)”
  • 45 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