When you start planning your trip to Maui, you’ll soon run into a common issue. There are just so many great restaurants on the island, but you don’t have time to try them all! Don’t worry, the Maui locals are here to help. Every year, Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine asks its readers to vote for the best restaurants in Maui. The results for 2015 are in, so make sure to give these restaurants extra consideration during the planning stage of your trip:
Best Breakfast – Plantation House
2000 Plantation Club Dr., Kapalua
Start your day off right at the Plantation House located on the Plantation Golf Course. This large restaurant is known for its elegance and island style ambiance. Its breakfast menu includes such favorites as Maui sweet bread French toast, steak & eggs tacos, and Plantation House loco moco. This is a great way to fill up before hitting the golf course. http://
Most Innovative Menu – Ka’ana Kitchen
Andaz, 3550 Wailea Aanui Dr. Wailea
Ka’ana Kitchen at the Andaz Hotel is all about sharing. Bring your family or your favorite group of friends to share these big and delightful dishes, which include seasonal and local ingredients from Ka’ana Farm. Popular dinner entrees include Maui caught snapper, ahi tataki, lobster vadouvan, and wagyu striploin. http://maui.andaz.
Best Burger – Cow Pig Bun
535 Lipoa Pkwy, Kihei
You don’t always want something fancy. Sometimes you just want great, casual food. Cow Pig Bun is your place. This local eatery features traditional American and Island flavors mixed together. https://www.
Best Happy Hour – Sea House Restaurant
Napili Kai Beach Resort; 5900 Lower Honoapi’ilani Rd., Napili
Located on Napili Bay, the Sea House is an open air restaurant that provides the perfect spot to unwind, enjoy anamazing drink, and make some new friends. The food is excellent, but so are the cocktails, beer, wine, and full menu of tropical drinks. Happy hour goes from 2 PM to 5 PM so grab a seat and enjoy! http://seahousemaui.
Restaurant of the Year – Mama’s Fish House
799 Phoho PI, Ku’au
Mama’s Fish House was the overall reader’s choice, so make sure this tasty seafood restaurant makes your list. Every day, fishermen head out onto the ocean to catch fresh fish for Mama’s. Watch the ocean weaves as you enjoy ahi, ono, lehi, and anything off their fabulous cocktail menu. http://www.
See all the winners of the Maui Restaurant Awards, and you are sure to enjoy excellent dining throughout your trip in Maui.