We do not normally review chain restaurants, but we make an exception for Ruth’s Chris, because 1.) The service is excellent and 2.) A good steak dinner is a wonderful way to celebrate any occasion. Ruth’s Chris does steak great honor and features lovely locations in Wailea (dark-paneled, intimate), and Lahaina (same paneling, same half-round […]
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$$$, Ambience: 5 Stars, Bar Seating, Children's Menu, Dinner, Food: 5 Stars, Full Bar, Kama'aina Deals, Love: 4 Stars, Main Content, Ocean View, Outdoor Seating, Overall Rating: 4.6, Pacific Rim, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Seafood, Service: 5 Stars, South Maui, Steaks, Sunset View, Top Maui Restaurant, Value: 4 Stars, Wailea 4
A reader once sent us a thank you note — handwritten — specifically to thank us for including Spago in the book. “I eat at the original [Spago] all the time,” he wrote, “and when I read your review of the Maui location, I was suspicious. How could a resort version possibly capture the energy […]
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$$, Ambience: 4 Stars, American, Appetizers/Pupus, Bar Seating, Central Maui, Children's Menu, Closed for Business, Dinner, Food: 3 Stars, Full Bar, Hawaiian Regional, Kama'aina Deals, Love: 4 Stars, Lunch, Ma'alaea, Main Content, Ocean View, Overall Rating: 3.4, Seafood, Service: 3 Stars, Steaks, Sunset View, Value: 3 Stars 0
Buzz’s is a Maui landmark, and it seems like nothing much has changed in the forty years they’ve been in business — from the bird of paradise napkin folds to the aloha print rattan chairs and stools. Located on the wharf in Ma’alaea, their great views — especially during whale season — are consistent, and […]
Molly Jacobson Ambience: 3 Stars, American, Bar Seating, Breakfast, Dinner, Food: 2 Stars, Happy Hour, Kama'aina Deals, Live Music, Love: 1 Star, Lunch, North Shore, Overall Rating: 2.4, Pa'ia, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Service: 3 Stars, Value: 3 Stars 0
Charley’s Restaurant is a Paia institution. Is the food sort of beside the point?
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$$, Bar Seating, Children's Menu, Closed for Business, Dinner, French, Full Bar, Kama'aina Deals, Lahaina, Main Content, West Maui Accents, Cuisine, French Accents, French Cuisine, Lahaina, Lahaina Maui, Olowalu, West Maui 6
Chez Paul Overview: Closed August 2009 Classic French bistro cuisine with tropical accents. In Olowalu just before Lahaina when driving from Ma’alaea. Reservations required. See what local restaurant reviewers James and Molly Jacobson think about Chez Paul in Olowalu, Lahaina, West Maui.