808 Bistro, 2511 S Kihei Rd, 808-879-8008, www.maui808bistro.com. Breakfast through dinner will find you hidden across the street from Kama’ole Beach II with delicious comfort food.
Bell Surf Cafe, 1794 S Kihei Rd, www.bellesurfcafe.com. What’s not to like about signature coffee and French crepes? Other offerings include salads and tartines.
Fork and Salad, 1279 S Kihei Rd, 808-879-3675, www.forkandsaladmaui.com. You’ll find everything from juices to soups and stews to sandwiches for this healthy eating establishment.
Fred’s Mexican Cafe, 2511 S Kihei Rd, 808-891-8600, www.mooserestaurantgroup.com. Great ocean views to sample San Diego style Mexican food.
Hawaiian Moons, 2411 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, 808- 875-4356, www.hawaiianmoons.com. Hawaiian Moons is a health food store offering a fresh salad bar and natural food selection.
Kihei Caffe, Kihei Kalama Village, 1945 S Kihei Rd, 808-879-2230, www.kiheicaffe.com.
This self serve restaurant has sidewalk seating with no bugs thanks to the chickens. Located across from Kalama park it is a casual start to the day or a relaxing break after surfing or paddling.
Kono’s on the Green, Maui Nui Golf Course, 470 Lipoa Parkway, 808-633-4220, www.konosonthegreen.com. Live music and stunning sunsets of the ocean leave you wanting to come back again soon.
Maui Brick Oven, Longs Shopping Center, 1215 S Kihei Rd, 808-875-7896, www.mauibrickoven.com. Maui News awarded this place with Best Gluten Free Restaurant. Try any of the made-from-scratch gourmet pizzas and you will be happy.
Maui Pie, Azeka Shopping Center, 1280 S Kihei Rd, 808-298-0473, www.themauipie.com. Mango, chocolate, rhubarb and coconut pies abound. Yummy!
Maui Tacos, Kama’ole Beach Center, 808-875-5005 and Pi’ilani Shopping Center, 808-875-9340, www.mauitacos.com. Serving only sustainable seafood, you will dine on fresh ingredients at a comfortable price.
Miso Phat Sushi, Azeka Shopping Center, 1279 S Kihei Rd, 808-891-6476, www.misophat.com. High quality hand picked fish for you to relish. A kids’ menu is available.
Moose McGillycuddy’s, 2511 S Kihei Rd, 808-891-8644, www.mooserestaurantgroup.com. Fun for the family and great prices with burgers or fish and chips.
Nalu’s, Azeka Shopping Center, 1280 S Kihei Rd, 808-891-8650, www.nalusmaui.com.
Going with the flow, many fresh local and island ingredients are offered.
Nutcharee’s, Azeka Shopping Center, 1280 S Kihei Rd, 808-633-4840, www.nutcharees.com. Authentic Thai food restaurant that was located in Hana is now found in Kihei. Menu is loaded with reasonably priced selections.
Sansei, Kihei Town Center, 808-879-0004, www.sanseihawaii.com. This delicious seafood restaurant and sushi bar needs to be on your list.
Seascape, Maui Ocean Center, 192 Ma’alaea Rd, 808-270-7068, www.mauioceancenter.com. You will find gorgeous views and delicious seafood, including blue crab cakes.
Shaka Sandwich and Pizza, 1770 S Kihei Rd, 808-874-0331, www.shakapizza.com. This original Kihei restaurant serves authentic New York style pizza and cheese steaks on home made bread.
Shearwater Tavern, 1279 S Kihei Rd #201, 808-793-2324, www.shearwatermaui.com.
Locals love the reasonable prices and fancy drinks along with live music.
South Shore Tiki Lounge, Kihei Kalama Village, 1913 S Kihei Rd, 808-874-6444, www.southshoretikilounge.com. An all day Happy Hour from 11am-6pm with pizzas and sandwiches is awaiting you.
Fairmont Kea Lani
- Ko, 808-875-2210, www.KoRestaurant.com. Cuisine from the island’s history and culture.
- Luana, 808-875-4100, www.Fairmont.com/kea-lani-maui. Cocktails and gorgeous sunsets abound here.
Four Seasons Resort, 3900 Wailea Alanui, 808-874-8000 www.fourseasons.com/maui
- DUO, Experience Market Night and the delicious steak and seafood entrees.
- Ferraro’s, Casual menu at a beach-side restaurant.
Gannons, 100 Wailea Golf Club Drive, 808-875-8080 www.gannonsrestaurant.com. Beautiful views on a golf course setting.
Grand Wailea Resort Hotel and Spa, 3850 Wailea Alanui, 808-875-1234 http.//grandwailea.com. When making reservations, talk to the restaurant manager for special requests.
The ultimate Hawaiian restaurant setting surrounded by a fish pond alive with tropical fish.
- Bistro Molokini, Poolside dining for lunch and dinner.
Hotel Wailea, 555 Kaukahi St., 808-879-2224, www.hotelwailea.com/RHW. Romantic settings with local cuisine.
Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi, Wailea Beach Resort-Marriott, 808-879-4655, www.hmkmaui.com. Stunning view with an international menu.
Ka’ana kitchen, Andaz at Wailea, 808-573-1234, www.andazmaui.com.
A large open kitchen with the very best ingredients from local farmers.
Kitchen and Tap, 131 Wailea Ike Place, 808-8783663, www.waileakitchenandtap.com.
A family friendly spot with panoramic views.
Mulligan’s on the Blue, Wailea Blue Golf Course, 808-874-1131, www.mulligansontheblue.com.
Island Irish cuisine. Try the fresh fish and chips.
The Shops at Wailea
- Longhi’s, 808-891-8883, www.longhis.com. This world famous restaurant serves fresh fish and local ingredients.
- The Pint and Cork, 808-727-2038, www.thepintandcork.com. Enjoy this gastropub and sports bar that has local craft beer from Maui and great burgers.
Wailea Gateway Center
- Fabiani’s, 808-874-0888, www.fabianis.com. Taste Italy by the Pacific. It has a sister location in Kihei as well.
- Monkeypod, 808-891-2322,www.monkeypodkitchen.com. Known for its pies and comfortable surroundings.
- Pita Paradise, 808-879-7177, www.pitaparadisehawaii.com. This local favorite for many years serves up Mediterranean cuisine.