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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great happy hour, drinks and apps! Need to watch a game, this is the place!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“You really just can’t go wrong with a simple ONO burger. If you like wasabi butter and your fish cooked “cajun style” try the Obama Burger. Fries are a must here. They also serve the Brazilian Soda Guaraná here. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you don't like Tiki, go to multiple bars next door. You'll find the vibe you're looking for.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a local hot spot! They have a great happy hour with karaoke and live music different night of the week. They have a nice outside patio for those who prefer the fresh Maui air.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best BBQ on the island. Also the best bourbon selection on the island. Prices are good and the portions are big. Try the burnt ends. Located in a strip mall among about 10 other bars and restaurants - don't be tempted by the other stuff here - wait in line, it's worth it!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good sampling of beers. They have wine and food too. Small place, relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Food truck with food so good we had them cater our rehearsal dinner. the shrimp tacos are the best”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 3 locals recommend
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“Maui Tacos has multiple locations in Maui and offers tasty tacos and burritos at very reasonable prices. Great for lunch in between a surfing or snorkeling sesh! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“A short walk north on South Kihei. Good drinks, good food. Outdoor seating.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“I have never eaten here, but it is the THE place to salsa dance on Thursday nights. If you don't know how to salsa, or want a refresher, one block down at the Kihei Community Yoga is a $10 class”
  • 1 local recommends