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 $$$, Ambience: 3 Stars, American, Bar Seating, Breakfast, Brunch, Children's Menu, Dinner, Food: 3 Stars, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Healthy/Organics, Kama'aina Deals, Kihei, Live Music, Love: 3 Stars, Lunch, Main Content, Outdoor Seating, Overall Rating: 3.0, Pancakes, Pizza, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Sandwiches, Seafood, Service: 3 Stars, South Maui, Steaks, Value: 3 Stars, Vegetarian 1
Stella Blues serves American comfort food in a fading Grateful Dead-inspired restaurant. The large, noisy rooms, outdoor seating, pool tables, and commodious concrete bar keep its fans coming back, and back, and back. Sadly, the heart seems to have gone out of this formerly fabulous, friendly restaurant. We used to look forward to coconut shrimp […]
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$$, 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?
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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.