We have included a few of our favorite restaurants below. We can certainly answer any additional questions you might have. Feel free to email us with any questions or requests.


TEMPORARILY CLOSED Popular before being made famous on Top Chef, and always a favorite of Amy & Dan, you will love the house made noodles and delicious Asian specialties of Star Noodle.

Star Noodle

TEMPORARILY CLOSED Mala Ocean Tavern and Honu sit over the water with amazing views and resident sea turtles sometimes swimming within view. (Great for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch.)

Mala Ocean Tavern



We were so excited to welcome a Monkeypod Kitchen to Whaler’s Village. You can find us there regularly.

Monkeypod Kitchen

Casual and cool, Maui Brewing Company offers tasty pub fare and delicious local brews in Kahana.

Maui Brewing Company

Made famous on the Big Island and now happily in Kapalua, Merriman’s offers gorgeous views of Kapalua Bay and delicious food.

Merriman’s Kapalua

OPENS November 15 – Quaint and delicious little neighborhood eatery, Fond offers amazing food and cocktails.


Sushi is popular on the island and we have a couple of favorites, Miso Phat and Sensei.

Miso Phat

Sansei Sushi

For delicious Italian fare and awesome cocktails (and mocktails), enjoy Taverna in Kapalua.

Taverna Maui



Consistently an island-wide favorite, Hali’imaile General Store will be sure to please your tastebuds. Tucked away at the base of Haleakala it’s just minutes from Kahului.

Hali’imaile General Store

After putting Star Noodle on the foodie map, Chef Sheldon Simeon opened Tin Roof, a new generation mom & pop shop in Kahului.

Tin Roof

Yummy Italian food with big portions – open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, enjoy a stop at Marco’s in Kahului.

Marco’s Grill & Deli

A long time Maui staple, visit Cafe O Lei at the Plantation for weekend brunch, weekday lunch or dinner, or happy hour! Located at the Maui Tropical Plantation, you can also enjoy a tour or tram ride at the Plantation.

Cafe O Lei at the Plantation



Maui’s most famous restaurant. Mama’s Fish House is tucked away on a quiet cove with gorgeous sunsets and amazing food.

Mama’s Fish House

Super casual, surfer chic…Paia Fish Market offers the best fish sandwiches on the island.

Paia Fish Market

Looking for a tasty pizza during a day of North Shore adventuring…look no further than, Flatbread Pizza Co. in Paia. (Fun fact, our daughter can get a taste of home anytime while away at college – they have a location on her campus in Rhode Island.)

Flatbread Pizza Co.

Right in the heart of Paia, we love the relaxed atmosphere at Cafe Mambo. Yummy food and a great spot for people watching.

Cafe Mambo


An Upcountry staple and local favorite, Polli’s Mexican is one of our favorites.


TEMPORARILY CLOSED Kula Bistro is an Upcountry favorite that “specializes in homestyle food with an Italian flair.” Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Kula Bistro

Tucked away in Makawao, Satori is an awesome little food truck (with shaded seating) that offers yummy sushi and ramen bowls.



Merriman’s Monkeypod Kitchen quickly became one of our favorite Maui restaurants. Perched above Wailea, it offers delicious food and amazing drinks!

Monkeypod Kitchen

Looking for local style food? Look no further than Da Kitchen in Kihei.

Da Kitchen

Made famous in Paia, Paia Fish Market Kihei offers the best fish sandwich on the island.

Paia Fish Market Kihei

Offering elevated Italian fare and an extensive wine list, check out Matteo’s Osteria in Wailea.

Matteo’s Osteria

Guests rave about The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea, unique and local-focused, you’ll be enchanted by the location and food.

Restaurant at Hotel Wailea



TEMPORARILY CLOSED If you are hoping to experience the quintessential Hawaiian luau, we recommend Old Lahaina Luau.

Old Lahaina Luau

Don’t forget to plan your island activities in advance too, and check out our activities page for great suggestions! Your visit is going to be amazing.