Gannon’s is a restaurant in Gold and Emerald Golf Course in Wailea-Makena. It replaced the former Seawatch Restaurant in the course’s clubhouse. It is run and owned by Beverly Gannon. She is an important part of the culinary scene in Maui. She is one of the inventors of Pacific Rim Cuisine. This fact shows in the menu of the restaurant. The meals that they offer guests are bursting with flavor from all the fresh ingredients that they use. They are open from breakfast to dinner. Guests can choose from their two menus. The Mauka Menu consists of dishes that use land ingredients. These include pork, lamb, and chicken. The Makai Menu consists of fresh seafood. Guests also love the views from the restaurant. They get a commanding view of the surrounding islands of Molokai and Kahoolawe. During the winter months, whales are also visible just off the coast.
This restaurant in Kula is giving visitors and locals alike a taste of France. La Provence is a French restaurant that offers a variety of food to hungry customers. It also has a bakery that serves tasty bread and delicious pastries. La Provence started in 2003. It is owned and operated by Chef Thierry Michelier. Guests can gorge on crepes, eggs benedict and sweet crepes for breakfast and brunch. For lunch, they offer salads, sandwiches, and BLT. During dinner, customers can dine on delicious appetizers like homemade crab cakes, Crevettes Provencal, and Salade D’epinards. For entrees, guests can try their Côtelettes D’agneaux, Surf and Turf or Poisson Du Jour.
This cafe in Kula is offering homestyle cooked meals that are tinged with a touch of Italian cuisine. Kula Bistro is a bit out of the way but the food and atmosphere here are worth the scenic drive. They are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Their breakfast menu consists of several types of Egg Benedicts, frittatas, and a loco moco dish. Guests during dinner and lunch can choose from their different options. For appetizers, guests can choose from their Kalua Pork Egg Rolls, Crispy Crab Cakes, and Calamari Steak Pupu. They also serve specialty sandwiches like a grilled chicken sandwich, Cajun Style Chicken sandwich, and a Bistro Steak sandwich.
The Pukalani Superette is an important part of the community of Pukalani. It is a one-stop shop for everything a family might need. From groceries to bundled firewood. Because of the changing times and busy schedule of most people, they started offering prepared hot and cold foods. These ready to eat items are perfect for the busy people who are always on the move. These include Chili Chicken, Chow Fun, Lau Lau Chicken, Lau Lau Pork and Lau Lau Beef. The produce that they sell here are from local farmers.
Kojima’s Sushi is a recent addition to the culinary landscape in Pukalani. Opening in 2012, it has steadily gained popularity among locals and tourists. The restaurant is owned and operated by Chef Kojima. Chef Kojima has almost 40 years of experience in the restaurant business. He started in his parents’ restaurant in Tokyo when he was just 14 years old. He has worked in famous hotels like the Tokyo Hotel, The New York and Chicago Ritz. Chef Kojima put all of his experience in crafting the menu of his restaurant here in Maui. They offer authentic Japanese dishes like sushi, sashimi, bento and hot entrees.
Serpico’s in Pukalani brings the famous New Jersey style Italian Cuisine to the heart of Maui. Serpico’s is owned by Hatch Clarke. Before moving to Maui, Hatch owned and operated Serpico’s in New Jersey. He oversaw it for 15 years before moving to Maui. He brought along the authentic recipes and traditions that made them famous in Jersey. They have a wide selection of authentic New Jersey style pizzas. If you aren’t in the mood for pizza, you can choose from their assorted sandwiches and burgers. They also serve dinner. Their dinner choices include, Serpico’s Spaghetti and Meatballs, Penne Verde, Lasagna, Ravioli and Penne ala Vodka.
If you are in the mood for some fine dining, then you should try Cafe Del Vino in Maalaea. Hailed by some as the best Italian Restaurant in Maui, Cafe Del Vino offers guests a wide selection of dishes that are a combination of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. They have an assortment of plates of pasta. These include Pomodoro, Primavera, Alfredo and Alla Vongole. You can also choose from their entrees like their Half Pan Roasted Chicken, Mediterranean Black Mussels in Cassette, Steak Frites, Fresh Island Fish Piccata and New York Tenderloin Steak. They also have a variety of wines that you can choose from.
Since opening in 2007, Beach Bums BBQ & Grill has become Maui’s most popular barbecue restaurant. This is thanks to its excellent oceanfront location and the delicious food that they serve. This restaurant is also home to Hawaii’s largest smoker. It was custom built in Mesquite Texas. They use only local woods for their smoker. These include Kiawe and Guava. These give their dishes a unique island flavor. They also take advantage of their close proximity to Maalaea Harbor by offering daily fish specials and other seafood meals.
Maui Ocean Center is one of the most visited places in Maui. People come here to learn about the aquatic animals and the waters in Hawaii. It is also the location of the Seascape Restaurant. This restaurant is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. The dishes that they offer are combinations of Hawaiian cuisine and classic American favorites. The restaurant also boasts excellent views of the Maalaea Harbor. It is a great place to sit back and enjoy a meal. You might even be able to see humpback whales and surfers depending on the season. You can eat here even if you are not going into the Aquarium.
This cafe in Haiku is every vegan’s dream. Their specialty is Kombucha which is a fermented health drink. They pair it with delicious and fresh vegan dishes that are sure to wet your appetites. Using the freshest local ingredients, they craft the different options on their menu from scratch. If you want to try something healthy and delicious head on to the Maui Kombucha and give their dishes a try.
Troy’s Plate Lunch is not so much of a restaurant. More like a guy selling plate lunches in Hana. However, his dishes have been met with compliments and rave reviews from different customers. He only uses fresh local ingredients and most of the seafood he uses are caught by himself. This place is only open twice a week but customers are always going to get a chance to eat here. Eating here is very relaxing since the beach is just a few meters away.
The Preserve Kitchen and Bar is the only restaurant in the world famous Travaasa Hana hotel. This restaurant is a perfect place to enjoy a meal and take in the sights at the same time. The restaurant overlooking rolling hills, swaying palm trees and the historic Kauiki Hill. You can enjoy the breeze while you dine on their American and Hawaiian inspired dishes. This restaurant uses only the best and freshest local ingredients for an authentic Hawaiian taste.
If you are planning to go on the Road to Hana then you need to make sure you stop by Braddah Hutts BBQ Grill. Visitors and locals always make it a point to drop by whenever they are nearby since this place serves one of the best barbecues in Hana and on the island. They have different dishes besides barbecue to try. They have tacos and plate lunches you can enjoy. Perfect for a trip down the Road to Hana.
Da Fish Shack is another food truck in Maui that is serving customers a taste of the island. Located in Hana and open 10:30 am – 5:00 pm every weekday, this place is always bustling. Their dishes use the best and freshest ingredients and is made from scratch. Try their specials, fish tacos, burgers and plate lunches. Whatever you pick is sure to satisfy you.
Thai Mee Up is located right at Kahului Airport. This food truck is greeting visitors with a plate of tasty and scrumptious dishes. Tourists get a taste of their dishes when they first arrive. Their dishes have captivated customers. One of these dishes is the stuffed chicken wings. These have even earned praise from Guy Fieri. He had this to say, “This is like a freight train to Flavortown.”.
If you are in the mood for noodles and Chinese cuisine then you should head out to Ramen Ya in Kahului. This restaurant is satisfying customers with their filling and delicious dishes. Customers are raving about their scrumptious gyoza, their flavorful Seafood Crispy Noodle, and their tasty Mochiko Chicken. Each of their dishes are made with care and using the best ingredients.
Acevedo’s Hawaicano Cafe is a famous restaurant located in Kahului. This restaurant is serving Hawaicano Cuisine. This is a combination of Hawaiian and Mexican cuisine. This certainly piqued the interest of locals and tourists alike. Some of the choices you can pick are their perfectly cooked grilled beef, yummy steaks, flavorful drinks, and wonderful beer. They are also famous for their great service and friendly staff.
Las Pinatas of Maui is a unique restaurant in Maui that is serving delicious and filling Mexican dishes. If you are craving for Mexican classics like burritos and tacos, then you will need to get here. They will surely fill you up. If you are feeling extra hungry, then get their Kitchen Sink Burrito. These are the largest and messiest burritos on Maui.
Bailey’s Café came onto the scene a few years back and since then they have established themselves as one of the best places to grab a bite to eat in Maui. They are known for their gourmet inspired plate lunches and fresh juices, smoothies, and other drinks. You can try their “fall off the bone” Shoyu Chicken, flavorful and tangy Rosemary Balsamic Chop Steak or their delicious Pan-Fried Tufo. Whatever you choose, you will certainly leave this place with a smile on your face.
The Mediterranean Grill is a food truck serving Greek cuisine in Haiku. Located just outside the Haiku Cannery, this food truck gets a stream of customers eager to grab some of their delicious gyros, shawarmas, and kabobs. Their dishes are made from scratch and made from the freshest ingredients. Their dishes are also made from freshly prepared Greek salad dressing made with olive oil and fresh herbs such as oregano, basil, and dill. This restaurant will surely fill you up and their prices are pretty reasonable.