Maui Restaurant Information
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Maui Restaurants

CJ's Diner
Kaanapali Beach area. Cheap (given its proximity to the Kaanapali mega-resorts) with hearty breakfast and lunch food. Packed lunches with provided coolers and ice are available.

Plantation House
669-6299 in the Plantation Course golf clubhouse in Kapalua. The best sunset view on Maui, plus great food, makes this many people's favorite Maui restaurant. Three or four kinds of fresh fish done in your coice of five or six interesting preparations, plus meats, specialty salads, vegetarian entrees (just ask your server), and bananas foster for dessert. Also open for breakfast and lunch.

Lahaina Store Grille & Oyster Bar
661-9090 There are several restaurants with ocean views in Lahaina, but this restaurant on a rooftop is the only one that gives you a 360-degree view of both the ocean and the mountains. Food is good but service is slow.

661-8422 Next door to PacificO (same owners) in the 505 shopping center in Lahaina. Great beachfront views and wonderful innovative food, including unusual vegetarian presentations.

David Paul's
667-5117 No view, and very expensive. a block from the ocean in Lahaina. But the food and service are outstanding.

Bubba Gump
661-3111 A theme restaurant based upon its namesake, "Forrest Gump", this restaurant is fun for the whole family (especially if you like shrimp), and a lot cheaper than the above Lahaina restaurants. Right on the ocean in Lahaina.

[6]. 661-4811 A Lahaina classic for decades, Kimo's is on the ocean side of Front Street in the middle of town. Make reservations for dinner if you don't want a long wait.

Mama's Fish House
On the beach in Paia, On the expensive side, but one of the best seafood restaurants on the island. The food is excellent, and there are usually nearby windsurfers to watch.

Maui Tacos
Several locations - cheap, good Mexian food specializing in seafood tacos. The atmosphere is not much to speak of (it is in a mini-mall).

The Old Lahaina Luau
In Lahaina. The best and most authentic luau on Maui. The food and entertainment are both top-notch. Make a reservation for the last night of your visit.

Hula Grill
In Ka'anapali. The best family friendly upscale restaurant on the westside. In the heart of Whalers Village local muscians serenade you while you dine on Local fish.

Va Bene in Ka'anapali
+1 808 667-1200. An excellent Italian restaurant located in the Marriot along the beach front walk. The food is superior to the other restaurants in the Ka'anapali resort region and is fantastic value. The 4 course prix fixe menu is an especially tempting deal with soup or salad, pasta course, main entree and dessert all for $35 with a 3 glass wine flight for an extra $10. (This is great value in touristy Ka'anapali.) On Friday and Saturday nights there is also a buffet available. Since the restaurant is located away from the bustling Whalers Village, this place is also a little quieter which makes it a great place for a romantic ocean side meal.

Paia Fish Market
This is somewhat of a fast food fish restaurant, but some of the best food on the island. Two people could get the entire meal (potatoes and coleslaw) for one and only the entree for the other. The entire meal will cost less than 20 bucks. The fish quesadilla is amazing!

Chez Paul
A few miles south of Lahaina, +1 808 661-3848, An excellent provincial French restaurant. It doesn't look like much from the outside but it is first class by almost any standard and a breath of fresh (traditional) air when compared to the upscale mainland chains that seem to be popping up all over Maui. The combination of a fresh seafood with lucious sauces is irresistable. Be prepared for a great evening with a substantial bill at the end.

Charley's Restaurant, in Paia, +1 808 579-9453 is a classic Paia restaurant, the service isn't spectacular but don't let that turn you off. The food and atmosphere are well worth it.

Jacques Bistro
In Paia, +1 808 579-6255, Jacques is a nice outdoor restaurant in Paia that serves great cuisine at good prices for Maui. The chicken curry is excellent, as well as their fresh fish. A great choice for dinner in Paia.

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