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Restaurants in Maui

Pack a hearty appetite because Maui restaurants offer an exotic blend of savory dining. With its own farms, sugarcane plantations, and fresh seafood caught daily, Maui has a wide array of dining possibilities. Take part in a traditional luau for some touristy fun, or head to local towns like Wailuku and Paia. Whether you wanted seafood or classic American fare, restaurants in Maui have it all.

Paia Fish Market is tucked away, occupying half of a building that's home to a general store. Don't let the long line to order deter you; the mahi mahi burger, fish and chips, fried calamari, and sashimi are all fresh as can be. It's casual and worth it. Stop next door at Paia Mercantile for Hawaiian souvenirs. Behind an ordinary storefront on Wailuku's main drag, Main Street Bistro offers contemporary Mediterranean and American fare. The Banyan Tree is an upscale restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, overlooking Pailolo Channel and Molokai Island. There are Asian-inspired dishes such as ahi sashimi or tempura shrimp. The main courses display local favorites, like grilled ahi tuna and Hawaiian snapper. Stop by the Ritz's Alaloa Lounge to watch the sunset with a cocktail in hand. See below for more of the best restaurants in Maui.

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  • Aloha Mixed Plate

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Back when sugar plantations filled the area, workers would gather at lunch, and the “mixed plate” concept began when the Japanese, Koreans, and Fil... More
  • Anthony's Coffee Co.

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Located in the typical Hawaiian version of a strip mall, Anthony's is tightly packed with a few small wooden tables and rows of wooden shelves on t... More
  • Café des Amis

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The bright blue exterior and dangling party lights outside Cafe des Ami set the tone for this casual cafe known for its crepes and curries. Inside,... More
  • Eskimo Candy

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Eskimo Candy is the nickname for the belly strip of a smoked salmon and the inspiration for this small seafood market and café in Kihei. Ocean mu... More
  • Flatbread Company

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in a one-story wooden building, the Flatbread Company in Paia is known for its use of organic ingredients from local farms. Under the corru... More
  • Gerard’s

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Depart from typical island fare at this white-tablecloth French restaurant in the historic former whaling village of Lahaina. France-born chef Gera... More
  • Hana Ranch Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    One of two sit-down restaurants in Hana proper, this casual eatery is a practical choice for tourists staying at the Travaasa Hana hotel, only a fi... More
  • Main Street Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Behind an ordinary green stucco storefront on Wailuku's central thoroughfare, Main Street Bistro serves contemporary Mediterranean and American dis... More
  • Makawao Garden Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Makawao Garden Cafe is tucked off of Baldwin Avenue in a green board and batten building; the only seating is ten tables located on a shady patio s... More
  • Mala Ocean Tavern

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Mark Ellman was part of the movement known as Hawaii Regional Cuisine, which is based on regionally produced farm goods. He and his wife Judy start... More
  • Mama's Fish House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    On its own coconut-grove cove on the island’s northern shore, Mama’s has been one of Maui’s most celebrated restaurants since it opened in 1973, bu... More
  • Moose McGillycuddy’s Pub & Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This Lahaina pub (opened in 1983) was the second of three locations to open in Hawaii, three years after the original launched in Waikiki. All thre... More
  • Ono Farms

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The farm-restaurant offers an 11-course sampling of its harvest, including lychees, longan, and mountain apples. More
  • Pacific'O

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Nearly all of the herbs and greens used at this seaside restaurant come from Pacific'O's Kula farm, and eventual self-sufficiency is the mission. T... More
  • Paia Fish Market Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Unremarkable from the outside, Paia Fish Market occupies half of a long, wooden building that's home to a general store. Inside, posters of tides a... More

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