Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Waipouli

JO2

Flavors are subtle, fresh, familiar yet inventive at the latest kitchen launched by Wolfgang Puck contemporary, Jean Marie Josselin. His focus is all-natural cuisine crafted from the best seafood and vegetables avai…
Top Choice Seafood in Paʻia

Mama’s Fish House

Mama’s is a South Seas dream: superb food, top-notch service and a gorgeous seaside setting. The fish is literally fresh off the boat – they’ll even tell you who caught it. The eclectic building successfully integra…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Hanalei

BarAcuda Tapas & Wine

This is the most chef-driven spot in Hanalei and its best kitchen. The wine list is expertly curated with a blend of new- and old-world vintners, and the tapas-style plates, featuring local beef, fish, pork and veg,…
Top Choice Hawaiian in Haliʻimaile

Haliʻimaile General Store

The culinary sorceress behind this destination dining spot is chef Bev Gannon, who was one of the original forces behind the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement. A steady flow of in-the-know diners beat a track to this…
Top Choice Hawaiian in Kula

Kula Lodge Restaurant

Assisted by its staggering view, perhaps the best of any Maui restaurant, Kula Lodge has reinvented itself to great effect. Inside, veteran Chef Marc McDowell has the kitchen humming to a farm-to-table variety menu.…
Top Choice Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Hilo

Hilo Bay Cafe

With sweeping bay views and great Hawaii Regional Cuisine, this casually sophisticated restaurant could be stuffy. But it's not. Here you'll find a diverse crowd feasting on an eclectic omnivorous menu, including go…
Top Choice Market in Pukalani & Around

Upcountry Farmers Market

It's a rainbow of color at this happening farmers market: Yellow apple-bananas. Orange carrots. Green broccoli. Red strawberries. Plus starfruit, avocados, honey – if its edible and it grows on Maui, it's here. Seve…
Top Choice Pub Food in Wailea

Monkeypod Kitchen

Happy hours are crowded but convivial at Chef Peter Merriman’s latest venture, where the staff, your fellow drinkers and the 36 craft beers on tap keep the alohas real. But microbrews are not the only draw. Gourmet …
Top Choice Cafe in Kalaheo

Kalaheo Café & Coffee Co

Adored by locals and visitors alike, this always-busy cafe has a spacious dining room and brews strong coffee. Order egg scrambles with grilled cornbread for breakfast, or a deli sandwich (kalua pork with guava BBQ …
Top Choice Japanese in Haʻiku

Nuka

One of Maui’s best dining options marries a traditional Japanese restaurant with a jazzy cafe, offering the classics, such as sushi and tempura, alongside exotic rolls and otsumami (tapas). From the menus to the dec…