Top ChoiceBreakfast in Lahaina

808 Grindz Cafe

This is the Maui we love. Ono kine grinds (good food), budget-friendly prices and down-home aloha. This reincarnation of the beloved North Shore Cafe in Haiku, which closed a few years back, offers an $8.08 menu...

Top ChoiceHawaiian in Lahaina

Lahaina Grill

The windows at the Lahaina Grill frame a simple but captivating tableau: beautiful food being enjoyed in beautiful surrounds. Once inside, expectations are confirmed by both the service and the food. The menu...

Top ChoiceAsian in Lahaina

Star Noodle

This hillside hot spot is constantly busy – and rightly so. Inside this sleek noodle shop, grazers can nibble on an eclectic array of Asian-fusion share plates. Those seeking heartier fare can dive into garlic...

Top ChoiceVegan in Lahaina

Moku Roots

This small but snazzy vegan restaurant is garnering kudos across Maui. With a commitment to zero waste, evidenced by cloth napkins and no single-use items, Moku Roots describes itself as farm-to-table-to-farm,...

Asian in Lahaina

Pacific‘O

Enjoy Pacific Rim cuisine prepared with contemporary flourishes at chef James McDonald’s chic oceanfront restaurant. Bold and innovative seafood and beef dishes are accompanied by the best of Maui's garden...

Mexican in Lahaina

Frida's Mexican Beach House

Not your cheap taco joint, Frida's (with plenty of imagery from its namesake Frida Kahlo) has a superb waterfront location, featuring a large open dining area on a terrace that will have your blood pressure...

French in Lahaina

Gerard’s

Where has all the romance gone? To the front porch of Gerard’s, where white linens and flickering shadows invite murmurs of love. Or exclamations of culinary bliss. Chef Gerard Reversade, who infuses fresh...

Seafood in Lahaina

Honu Seafood & Pizza

Named for Maui’s famous green sea turtles, this stylish venture from restaurateur Mark Ellman is wowing crowds with expansive ocean views and a savory array of popular wood-fired pizzas, fresh salads, and comfort...

Seafood in Lahaina

Paia Fishmarket

This branch of the Maui original is located in an appealing vintage building near the banyan tree. There are picnic tables on a shady terrace, while inside it's all bright and airy. Of course the reason to come...

Fusion in Lahaina

Mala Ocean Tavern

This inviting waterfront restaurant from local restaurateur Mark Ellman fuses Mediterranean and Pacific influences with upmarket flair. Tapas dishes include comfort foods such as flatbreads and fries ($7-15). For...

Thai in Lahaina

Thai Chef

Hidden in the back of an aging strip mall, this place looks like a dive from the outside, but the food’s incredible. Start with the fragrant ginger coconut soup and the fresh summer rolls and then move on to...

Italian in Lahaina

Sale Pepe

Who needs the ocean? The only view at this attractive Italian restaurant trapped inside a strip mall is of fabulous pastas and pizza. The rigatoni, spaghetti, lasagna and more are made fresh daily, as are the...

Desserts in Lahaina

Maka‘i Malasadas

Step up to the front-yard register and prepare to be wowed by the hefty malasadas that arrive piping hot. You can order them plain or stuffed with everything from chocolate to pineapple. These fried balls of...

Health Food in Lahaina

Baya Bowls

Acai bowls and smoothies are the stars at this food truck that's part of a pod near the center. Options for your bowl include locally grown lilikoi (passion fruit), papaya and goji berries. A few chairs scattered...

Health Food in Lahaina

Choice Health Bar

This breezy box of healthy deliciousness whips up addictive organic fare. The fruit-stuffed acai bowls – loaded with berries, greens and granola – are invigorating. Smoothies, juices and health shots are perfect...

Cafe in Lahaina

Cafe Cafe

A great place for coffee coffee. This laid-back, island-casual joint serves extraordinary coffee drinks and teas, with a collection of ragtag tables out front. Enjoy a bevy of fruit and veggie smoothies, as well...

Mexican in Lahaina

TaquerEATa

Breakfast and lunch tacos can be customized in myriad ways at this silver-hued food truck, part of a pod of trucks. The lines form early for the super fresh and tasty fare. Choose from an array of housemade...

Sweets in Lahaina

Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice

For over-the-top (literally) shave ice, amble up to the counter at the second location of Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice and take your pick of tropical flavors.

Hawaiian in Lahaina

Aloha Mixed Plate

Aloha Mixed Plate

This is the Hawaii you came to find: friendly, open-air and beside the beach (although the view is somewhat obscured). The food’s first rate, the prices reasonable. For a true experience of Hawaii, order the...

Fusion in Lahaina

Fleetwood’s on Front St

That would be Fleetwood as in Mick (although they do serve a fine mac and cheese). The legendary singer is very much in evidence here at his eponymous restaurant and bar. Besides fine drinks, rooftop views and...