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Restaurant at Hotel Wailea

Sunsets put on an astounding performance at this romantic hilltop hideaway, the only Relais & Châteaux restaurant in Hawaii. Helmed by chef Zach Sato, a Maui native, the kitchen artfully presents a short but...

Top ChoicePub Food in Wailea

Monkeypod Kitchen

Happy hours are crowded but convivial at this ever-popular venture from chef Peter Merriman, where the staff, your fellow drinkers and the 36 craft beers and ciders on tap keep the alohas real. The gourmet pub...

Top ChoiceHawaiian in Kihei

Nalu's South Shore Grill

This open-air eatery may sit in a strip mall, but the decor embraces all things Hawaiian, from the koa canoe hanging overhead to the enormous beach photos covering the walls. We also love the warm aloha spirit of...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Kihei

Pa‘ia Fish Market Southside

Word is out about this fantastic seafood joint, a spinoff from the popular Pa‘ia Fish Market in the Upcountry. Across the street from Kalama Park, the open-air eatery serves ono (white-fleshed wahoo) and mahimahi...

Top ChoiceHawaiian in Kihei

Café O’Lei

This strip-mall bistro looks ho-hum at first blush. But step inside: the sophisticated atmosphere, innovative Hawaii Regional Cuisine, honest prices and excellent service knock Café O’Lei into the fine-dining big...

Hawaiian in Wailea

Lineage

The decor at this new venture from Top Chef favorite and restaurateur Sheldon Simeon may be modern and spare, but the hospitality is warm, old-school Hawaiian. The menu spotlights Maui's diverse culinary...

Japanese in Kihei

Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Maui is laid-back, but sometimes you have to plan ahead. Dinner at Sansei is one of those times – make a reservation or queue early for the sushi bar. The creative appetizer menu offers everything from a shrimp...

Health Food in Kihei

Fork & Salad

Local farms strut their stuff at this glossy salad emporium. Step up to the counter, choose a classic or chef-inspired salad – or build your own – and add a deliciously seasoned protein, from organic chicken to...

Cafe in Kihei

Kihei Caffe

Maybe it's the sneaky birds on the patio, or the quick-to-arrive entrees, or the hovering queue, but dining at this busy Kihei institution is not exactly relaxing. But that's part of the quirky charm. Order at...

Thai in Kihei

Nutcharee's Authentic Thai Food

Fans of Nutcharee Case's panang curry with fresh fish no longer have to drive to Hana to get their fix. She closed her beloved East Maui outpost a few years back and opened this restaurant soon after. Settle in...

Hawaiian in Kihei

Da Kitchen Express

Da Kitchen is da bomb. Come to this no-frills eatery for Hawaiian plate lunches done right. The local favorite is Da Lau Lau Plate (with steamed pork wrapped in taro leaves), but you won’t go wrong with any...

Latin American in Kihei

Cuatro

Come for the amazing spicy tuna nachos, stay for the Acapulco shrimp scampi, the Asian marinated grilled rib eye and the other impeccably flavored Latin American and Pacific Rim dishes. The place is small, so...

Cafe in Kihei

808 Deli

With fresh breads, innovative spreads, gourmet hot dogs and 20 different sandwiches and paninis, this tiny sandwich shop across from Kam II is the place to grab a picnic lunch. For a spicy kick, try the roast...

Food Truck in Makena

Jawz Fish Tacos

Get your beach snacks – tacos, burritos, shave ice – at this food truck at the back of the northernmost Big Beach parking lot.

Deli in Wailea

Island Gourmet Kitchen

Tucked inside the Island Gourmet Market, this new deli is a great quick stop for pre-made and made-to-order takeout. Breakfast offerings, which are available all day, include omelets, pancakes, burritos and...

Seafood in Kihei

Coconut’s Fish Cafe

For fresh, healthily prepared seafood in a family-friendly setting, try this chill spot in north Kihei. Order at the counter – we recommend the fish tacos – then settle in at one of the communal surfboard tables....

Seafood in Kihei

Eskimo Candy

Wondering whether to order the seafood chowder? You should. This hearty treat primes the palate for the top-notch fresh seafood served in this busy fish market with a takeout counter. Raw-fish fanatics should...

Mexican in Kihei

Roasted Chiles

At most Mexican restaurants on Maui, the food is simply a buffer for the margaritas. But here? The margaritas are excellent, but so is the authentic Mexican cuisine, which is thoughtfully seasoned and pleasantly...

Italian in Wailea

Matteo's Osteria

With more than 50 wines available by the glass, handmade pastas and pizza, and impeccable service, it's no surprise that Matteo's is a top pick in Wailea, even if it lacks ocean views. Savor a white pizza topped...