Top Choice Cafe in Keokea

Grandma’s Coffee House

Worthy of a Norman Rockwell painting, this charming island landmark with its creaking screen door and carved wooden tables grows its own coffee, dishes up deli lunches, and serves a varied dinner menu Wednesday to S…
Cafe in Paʻia

Café Mambo

You can’t walk by this upbeat, arty cafe without being pulled in by the aromatic scents wafting out the door. Choose from fragrant Moroccan stews, mouthwatering crispy duck fajitas and creative vegetarian fare. Mamb…
Cafe in Kula

La Provence

One of Kula’s best-kept secrets, this little courtyard restaurant in the middle of nowhere is the domain of Maui’s finest pastry chef. Popular offerings include ham-and-cheese croissants, chocolate-filled pastries, …
Cafe in Makawao

Makawao Garden Café

On a sunny day there’s no better place in town for lunch than this outdoor cafe tucked into a courtyard at the northern end of Baldwin Ave. It’s strictly sandwiches and salads, but everything’s fresh, generous and m…
Deli in ʻUlupalakua

ʻUlupalakua Ranch Store

Sidle up to the life-size wooden cowboys on the front porch and say howdy. Then pop inside and check out the cowboy hats and souvenir T-shirts. If it’s lunchtime, mosey over to the grill and treat yourself to an org…
Cafe in Paʻia

Café des Amis

Grab a seat in the courtyard at this often-recommended eatery to dine on sweet or savory crepes and a variety of curries. You’ll also find vegetarian offerings, creative breakfasts and a tempting array of drinks fro…
Cafe in Paʻia

Anthony’s Coffee Company

For fresh-ground organic coffee, a variety of goodies from pastries to lox Benedict, and picnic boxes for the drive to Hana ($13).
Deli in Makawao

Casanova Deli

Makawao’s hippest haunt brews heady espressos and buzzes all day with folks munching on buttery croissants, thick Italian sandwiches and hearty Greek salads. Take it all out to the roadside deck for the town’s best …
Cafe in Paʻia

Paʻia Bay Coffee

The lovely shaded garden is an inviting sanctuary on a hot day at this low-key coffee shop tucked on a busy downtown side street. Grab croissants to go or settle in at a table for Greek yogurt with berries and grano…
Deli in Paʻia

Kuau Store

Fuel up with coffee or a healthy juice before a drive on the Hana Hwy. Sandwiches are also available to go at this new general store and deli. Look for the photogenic surfboard fence about 1 mile east of downtown Pa…