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 […]
Love: 1 Star
Not much love at all.
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$, Ambience: 4 Stars, American, Breakfast, Dinner, Food: 1 Star, Full Bar, Lahaina, Love: 1 Star, Lunch, Main Content, Ocean View, Overall Rating: 2.2, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Sandwiches, Seafood, Service: 3 Stars, Sunset View, Value: 2 Stars, West Maui 0
This is a plum location overlooking the beach with a gorgeous ocean/sunset view. Unfortunately, the restaurant adage “the better the view, the worse the food” holds true here: commercial ingredients, sloppily prepared, and expensive considering the quality. The menu ranges widely and features sandwiches, seafood, and everything in between — including lobster for $13.95 on […]
Molly Jacobson Ambience: 3 Stars, American, Bar Seating, Breakfast, Dinner, Food: 2 Stars, Happy Hour, Kama'aina Deals, Live Music, Love: 1 Star, Lunch, North Shore, Overall Rating: 2.4, Pa'ia, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Service: 3 Stars, Value: 3 Stars 0
Charley’s Restaurant is a Paia institution. Is the food sort of beside the point?
MauiRestaurantsBlog $$, Ambience: 3 Stars, Bar Seating, Breakfast, Children's Menu, Closed for Business, Dinner, Food: 3 Stars, Full Bar, Kihei, Love: 1 Star, Lunch, Main Content, Mexican, Ocean View, Outdoor Seating, Overall Rating: 2.6, Reviewed in Top Maui Restaurants 2012 Edition, Service: 3 Stars, South Maui, Sports Bar, Sunset View, Value: 3 Stars 3
Fred’s offers average Mexican fare to everyone from the families in the front dining room all the way back to the bar — where you can still get food, but the focus is definitely on the tequila. When Fred’s first opened, they tried: fresh food, stiff drinks, and truly reasonable prices. That was long ago. […]