12 "Hawaiian" Restaurants in Maui.
When you need a break from spending a ton of money but still want great food, head to 808 on Main for a sandwich.
One of Maui’s best lunch counters, Tin Roof serves Kau Kau Tins with options like garlic shrimp and Mochiko chicken in Kahului.
Sam Sato’s is only open for breakfast and lunch, and if you’re hiking at Iao Valley State Park, it’s the best place to go for a classic plate lunch.
We’d eat three meals a day at Nalu’s in Kihei, a casual, open-air restaurant that’s family friendly and serves the best Bloody Mary on the island.
Baked On Maui in Haiku is a local favorite because they bake everything on site and serve everything from pastries to full meals.
Mala is so close to the shoreline you’ll feel like you’re eating on top of the water - come with a few people and order lots of tapas-style dishes.
Hali’imaile General Store is located in a historic building in Makawao and serves a varied menu - come for lunch or dinner after shopping in the area.
The dining room of Merriman’s looks out over Kapalua Bay on the west side, so you’ll have perfect views while eating the local, farm-to-table dishes.
Mama’s Fish House has been around and serving seafood since 1973, so it’s a local classic and somewhere you’ll spend some money.
With the longest name you’ve probably ever seen, Humuhumu serves upscale Hawaiian food under a Polynesian-style thatched roof in Wailea.
Though it’s a 20-30 minute drive from the main tourist areas, The Mill House is one of the most beautiful restaurants on the island.