Where to Eat in Maui

Hawaiian food is a colorful mix of cultures and influences, combining American, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Polynesian, and Portuguese cuisine to form an eclectic mix. While there are plenty of superb Hawaiian restaurants on Maui, you can also find wonderful restaurants serving continental, American, and Asian food.

Restaurants in Lahaina

David Paul’s Island Grill on Front Street in Lahaina is fantastic choice for a post proposal dinner. The New Island menu focuses on island-fresh, organic produce, and simple dishes prepared with the best quality ingredients. Enjoy a celebratory cocktail in the sky lounge before you begin your meal.

The Feast at Lehe is also located on Front Street and is a special place to soak up the atmosphere over dinner. Every table is intimate and provides a view of the west Maui sunset, and the menu is truly Hawaiian, as is the evening entertainment.

Gerard’s is a French restaurant that provides another romantic choice in Lahaina. Combining French cuisine with fresh island produce, the menu is top class, and you can choose to eat in the charming dining room, or outside on the veranda or patio.

Restaurants in Kaanapali

Leilani’s On The Beach is a seafood restaurant in Whaler’s Village that serves only seasonal fish according to Hawaiian traditions. As well as the formal dining room there is a more casual beach side grill with views out towards Molokai and Lanai.

Umalu is a full service dining restaurant with a casual feel, located alongside the pool at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort Hotel on Kaanapali Beach. It serves contemporary Hawaiian cuisine and has a fabulous view over the ocean.

Son’z Maui at Swan Court is the more formal dining option at the Hyatt Regency and is a riot of warm Hawaiian colors, with a fabulous atmosphere. Seafood, steaks, and homemade pasta give a Mediterranean feel to the excellent menu.

Restaurants in Wailea

Ko is located at the Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea and offers superb dishes inspired by the sugarcane plantation era. It combines Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Korean, and Japanese influences with a decidedly contemporary twist. The recently refurbished decor is the icing on the cake.

Hali’imaile General Store is located in Hali’imaile some distance from Wailea, but it’s worth a visit as one of Maui’s most iconic restaurants. A multiple award winner, this restaurant is located among the pineapple fields of upcountry Maui and features a unique menu of Hawaiian Regional Cuisine.