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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“This is a once in a lifetime experience for excellent fish and beautiful views. It is on the pricier side and a long drive. And reservations are recommended "well in advance" but worth the visit. ”
  • 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
Seafood Restaurant
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“It's right in the heart of Kihei. Centralized to shopping, grocery and other restaurants. The food is great, staff is nice and atmosphere is relaxing. They have 2 locations and both are great! www.coconutsfishcafe.com”
  • 53 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
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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“Great happy hour, drinks and apps! Need to watch a game, this is the place!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“A huge fresh, organic burger. Fun vibe. I like the apple brie burger. At $16 some may find it a little pricey. Try the made on the spot little Maui doughnuts....so yummy. Located on the west side of Azeka Plaza on S. Kihei Rd.”
  • 51 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
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
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.”
  • 31 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
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
Farm
“Mill House Restaurant- Great creative menu and architecture gleaned from old machinery from the former Sugar Mill. Also check out the Chef's Table. Mountain, garden, and pond views, lovely relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 12 locals recommend