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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“It is almost a must try spot. Excellent drinks, appetizers, anything!!!! Beatiful location. Call in early or before arrival for reservations, lunch or dinner.. Sit at a table or at the bar :)”
  • 122 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Especially great deals at lunchtime and not too busy can get busy in the evenings. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Monkeypod is a lively restaurant with terrific food, a large selection of craft beers, a renowned mai tai, and great service. The place is usually packed at dinner time, is loud, and is a better spot for a happy gathering of family or friends than a romantic dinner. The menu is varied and contains “modern twists” on traditional dishes. Food is primarily locally-sourced. It seems that any time I talk to someone who has also vacationed in the Kihei/Wailea area, they ask me if we ate at Monkeypod. It seems to be the “it” restaurant in the area. Even though it can be really crowded at dinner we have enjoyed our time there. We often go for an early or late lunch and avoid the crowd. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Fun place to hang out on the grassy area. Small grocery store with pre-made salads, sandwiches and drinks. Happy hour& pupus at Bar and watch sunset !”
  • 44 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)”
  • 32 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Another great restaurant for fish tacos. Fresh seafood and casual restaurant with reasonable prices. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Café
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“Kihei Café – Best Breakfast/Brunch. The line is long but moves fast. Huge portions and great quality too. Watch out for the roosters and chickens who are harmless but run around the outdoor seating near your feet.”
  • 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.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Paia Fish Market is a great place to have a casual lunch or dinner. They have large picnic tables that you share with other people, we get takeout from here often. I recommend the Cajun Mahi-mahi burger, fish and chips, or your choice of fish on a beautiful salad with their papaya seed dressing. Beer on tap and wines by the glass.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Creative Lunches and good beer on tap. Lunch or dinner (reservations for dinner recommended)”
  • 55 locals recommend
Bar
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“Happy hours, bingo, trivia nights. Fun place! Go and watch the sunset across the street!”
  • 25 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Another very popular sushi place in Kihei is Sansei Sushi and Seafood Restaurant. It is a much bigger space than Miso Phat and has more of a variety of items on the menu. They take reservations. They are well-known for the 50% off special until 6 pm on Sundays and Mondays. It is common to see a line forming an hour before with people even coming with folding chairs and books around 4 pm to be among those seated at 5pm. ”
  • 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 :)”
  • 44 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.”
  • 39 locals recommend