You probably have a version of Tasty Crust in your own hometown. Picture the diner that’s been open since the fifties (or earlier), hasn’t updated (or cleaned) since the seventies, serves cheap food and lots of it, and brings in business mainly because old habits die hard and food eaten in childhood automatically attains a […]
Sam Sato’s Overview: Local plate lunch, saimin. Takeout, pastries. Read what local restaurant reviewers James and Molly Jacobson think about Sam Sato’s in Wailuku, Central Maui.
MauiRestaurantsBlog $, Ambience: 2 Stars, Barbecue, Breakfast, Central Maui, Children's Menu, Dinner, Food: 3 Stars, Local Hawaiian, Love: 3 Stars, Lunch, Main Content, Noteworthy, Overall Rating: 3.0, Plate Lunch, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Service: 2 Stars, Take-Out, Value: 5 Stars, Wailuku 0
L&L is a Hawaii-based chain that serves plate lunch up as fast food: they scoop two scoops of rice and a mountain of macaroni salad onto a plate, and then you tell them what meats you want. We like the barbecue chicken and the beef short ribs with spicy and sweet sauce. The katsu chicken […]
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$, Ambience: 3 Stars, American, Bar Seating, Central Maui, Children's Menu, Closed for Business, Comfort Food, Food: 4 Stars, Full Bar, Internet/WiFi, Live Music, Love: 5 Stars, Main Content, Noteworthy, Overall Rating: 4, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Sandwiches, Service: 4 Stars, Take-Out, Value: 4 Stars, Wailuku 0
Main Street Bistro is a lunch and light dinner restaurant in Wailuku, and we recommend that you stop in on your way to or from Iao Valley. Chef Owner Tom Selman is well known on Maui for making straightforward dishes — crab cakes, roast beef sandwiches, potato macaroni salad, fried chicken — with a precise […]
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$, Ambience: 2 Stars, Bar Seating, Central Maui, Children's Menu, Dinner, Food: 4 Stars, Full Bar, Love: 4 Stars, Lunch, Main Content, Outdoor Seating, Overall Rating: 3.6, Pho, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Seafood, Service: 4 Stars, Take-Out, Value: 4 Stars, Vietnamese, Wailuku 1
A Saigon Café is one of our favorite restaurants, even though it features run-down decor, is difficult to find, and the waiters can’t seem to stop telling cheesy jokes. We ignore the barely acceptable ambience and return our focus to the food, some of the freshest and most delicious on Maui: well-prepared Vietnamese classics, including […]