Restaurants

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 ­‒ staff can even tell you who caught it. The eclectic building successfully inte…
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 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 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…
Top Choice Health Food in Kihei

Fork & Salad

Local farms strut their stuff at this glossy new salad emporium winning raves across Kihei. Step up to the counter, choose a classic or signature salad – or build your own – then add a deliciously seasoned protein, …
Top Choice Hawaiian 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 le…
Top Choice Bakery in Olowalu

Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop

Wear your stretchy pants to Leoda’s. Diet-busters at this simple-but-stylish restaurant include savory pot pies, topping-laden burgers and rich sandwiches such as the ‘pork, pork…mmm pork.’ Save room for one of the …
Top Choice Pizza in Hana

Hana Farms Clay Oven Pizza

Located behind the Hana Farms stand, this little gem is the local choice on Friday and Saturday nights. Gourmet pizzas with toppings sourced from the farm emerge from clay ovens piping hot. Gas lamps light picnic ta…