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Dining in West Maui
If you are visiting Maui for the first time, you are in for a gastronomical treat! Maui has an incredible food scene that offers something delicious for everyone. The ever-growing number of top-rated restaurants, bars, ice cream parlors, cafes, and gourmet coffee shops are astounding. With so many great choices, we are happy to provide you with a few options in the West Maui area, centered around Lahaina, Kaanapali, Kahana, Napili, and vicinity.
Here are a few of our favorite places:
Dine at the most breathtaking oceanfront setting in Kapalua Resort. Peter Merriman Chef/Restauranteur has brought his unique style of Hawaii Regional Cuisine to Maui. A pioneer in the “Farm to Table” concept, Peter serves only the freshest products, at least 90% of which are locally grown or caught, using only sustainable methods.
Located in the Kapalua Resort, the Plantation House offers the perfect blend of casual elegance and Hawaiian hospitality. With breathtaking views overlooking the ocean and fairways of the famous Plantation Golf Course, this picturesque island setting is a favorite for both locals and visitors. The Plantation House Culinary Team sources the freshest ingredients from local suppliers, including Chimo Maui Fish, Surfing Goat Dairy and Hua Momona Farms located just up the hill.
Napili Resort – 5315 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Lahaina, HI, 96761 – (808) 669-5621
GAZEBO RESTAURANT is the ultimate family-style breakfast, brunch and lunch spot in West Maui. Located at the Napili Resort, this beautiful outdoor hot spot offers incredible food in a charming and tranquil setting. Gazebo Restaurant is renown for its banana macadamia nut pancakes, omelets, fried rice plates, sandwiches, salads, burgers and more! The portions are big and the prices are reasonable. It is a great place to spend the morning or early afternoon with family while enjoying the tropical backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. Come early if you can! There is almost always a line to get in. Don’t forget to bring your camera and your appetite to this popular local hangout.
Gazebo is open daily from 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM.
HAWAIIAN VILLAGE COFFEE
4405 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI 96761 – (808) 665-1114
HAWAIIAN VILLAGE COFFEE in Kahana is the place to go for great coffee, incredible bagel sandwiches, fresh donuts, pastries, healthy snacks and more! This chic coffee shop is a local favorite. People flock here for the fresh veggie and lox bagel sandwiches! The pastries are outstanding and the coffee (no matter how you order it) is always freshly brewed and served with aloha!
DUKE’S BEACH HOUSE honors renowned waterman and Hawaii’s most famous son, Duke Kahanamoku. He was an Olympic swimmer and the father of modern-day surfing, but he may be best known for sharing his genuine spirit of Aloha. Here just steps from the sand, you are treated to sweeping views of the Pacific framed by the islands of Molokai and Lanai along with a casual, nostalgic ambiance and a glimpse into the life of our namesake, Duke.
Located on the beach in Kaanapali, DUKE’S MAUI serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and has a great “Aloha Hour.” The hand-crafted cocktails are always on point! Duke’s has a great selection of beer and wine and offers a variety of tasty appetizers to pair alongside. Whether you are in the mood for Korean Sticky Ribs, Fish Tacos, a juicy steak or fresh grilled fish, DUKE’S Maui has it all! The Banana-Leaf Steamed Island Fish & Shrimp with sake ginger sauce, sizzling sesame oil, coconut milk steamed bamboo rice, black bean bok choy and mushrooms is to die for! And don’t forget to order the famous Hula Pie made famous by Duke’s. You will not be disappointed!
DOLLIE’S PUB & CAFE has been voted the best pizza on Maui! Established in 1983, Dollie’s is where the local’s hang out to get fresh, hand-pressed pizza, throw back a few drinks and watch the game! With 15 TV’s, including two big-screen plasma TV’s, two happy hours every day, and a satellite dish you can watch the game of your choice! This fun, casual pub has a little of everything from pizza, pasta, and salads, to nachos, quesadillas, and baby back ribs! The prices are great and the people are friendly. Dollie’s offers delivery service to the local area for those who wish to stay in.