Offering some of the best ocean-view dining on the island, restaurants in Lahaina take advantage of the wonderful scenery, atmosphere and vibe of West Maui to provide guests with delicious local and worldly cuisine. While there are many excellent choices for dining in this area, please enjoy our top rated restaurant picks in Lahaina Town.
Departing daily from Maalaea Harbor, the Trilogy Excursions Captain's Sunset Dinner Sail is the perfect way to celebrate a romantic evening on Maui. Hop aboard their luxury sailing catamaran to enjoy a 4-course dinner and premium open bar, all while enjoying views of the scenic West Maui Mountains, Haleakala Volcano, sea cliffs along the Pali Highway, and neighbor islands of Lana'i and Kaho'olawe during a lovely Maui sunset. Main course options include steak, mahi mahi, and vegetarian pasta, and we definitely recommend a fresh Moloka'i Mule - Maui's take on a Moscow Mule - to make your trip that much more delicious. Service is always top-notch, and enjoying a fine dining meal on the Pacific Ocean is always a good call.
For more information, please visit sailtrilogy.com online or call 808.874.5649.
Kimo's is a local favorite and our pick for Best Lunch Spot on Maui! With ocean views and friendly service, stop here for a delicious meal with a view. Lunch is served daily from 11:00am to 3:30pm and includes pupus, salads, seafood specialities, burgers, sandwiches and dessert. We recommend the Koloa Pork Ribs, Fresh Fish Tacos, Paniolo Burger and Chef's Special Hula Pie. Kimo's is also a great place to sit back, relax, and enjoy a sunset cocktail and live entertainment later in the day.
For more information, please visit kimosmaui.com online, call 808.661.4811 or visit 845 Front Street, Suite A, Lahaina.
Voted the Best Japanese Restaurant on Maui, Kobe Steakhouse is also our pick for lively dining on Maui. Grab a seat at Oku's Sushi Bar and watch as the chefs masterfully prepare your meal. We recommend the Kobe Assorted Sushi Plate with 6 pieces of Nigiri Sushi and 1 Tuna Roll, Hibachi Steak or Steak & Opokapaka Teppanyaki Entree Selection. Dancing and karaoke are offered every Friday and Saturday night, so grab your friends and family and enjoy a lively time in Lahaina!
For more information, please visit kobemaui.com online, call 808.667.5555 or visit 136 Dickenson Street, Lahaina.
Owned by Mick Fleetwood of the popular band Fleetwood Mac, this Front Street staple offers some of the best views possible from its stunning rooftop deck. Not only did they win the 2014 Aipono Gold Award for Best Cocktails on Maui, but they won our vote as well! Grab an ocean-view seat on the roof for happy hour, daily from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, and enjoy live entertainment while sipping a speciality cocktail. We recommend the Fleetwood's Pimm's Cup with muddled strawberries, mint and cucumber, Pimm's No. 1, Grand Marnier, Lemon, Orange Juice and Ginger Beer, or the Starshine with Ocean Vodka, Local Starfruit, Housemade Vanilla & Mint Simple Syrup, Fresno Chile and Li Hing Mui salted rim.
For more information, please visit fleetwoodsonfrontst.com online, call 808.669.6425 or visit 744 Front Street, Lahaina.
When they say "Ocean Tavern", they really mean it. For exquisite oceanfront dining, head to Mala Ocean Tavern for a view and meal you won't forget. While not a budget dining option, rest assured that the food and service make your experience worth every penny. Make a dinner reservation in time to watch the gorgeous Maui sunset fade into the water, and enjoy delicious food specialties like the Hood Canal Oyster Shooters, Mahi Mahi Ceviche, Sauteed Fresh Market Fish of the Day, Adult Mac & Cheese, House Made Olives and Molokai Purple Potatoes. Perfect place to celebrate with your loved one.
For more information, please visit malaoceantavern.com online, call 808.667.9394 or visit 1307 Front Street, Lahaina.
Another option for oceanfront dining in Lahaina is Aloha Mixed Plate. Serving up Hawaiian favorites, visit Aloha Mixed Plate for great food and great scenery at great prices. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily, we recommend the Coconut Prawns, Aloha Mixed Plate and Furikake Garlic Fries. If you haven't tried Loco Moco, a local specialty with two hamburger patties topped with over easy eggs and brown gravy on a bed of white rice, this is a great place to do it!
For more information, please visit alohamixedplate.com online, call 808.661.3322 or visit 1285 Front Street, Lahaina.
Serving up fresh, house made noodles and asian dishes, Star Noodle has definitely made a name for itself in West Maui. Our pick for Best Quick Grinds, stop by Star Noodle for delicious, inexpensive lunch items like the Steamed Pork Buns, Vietnamese Crepe or Filipino "Bacon & Eggs". Also don't miss the delicious Malasadas with Chocolate and Butterscotch Caramel Sauces for dessert. For the day-drinking inclined, try the Asian Pear Sake Cocktail.
For more information, please visit starnoodle.com online, call 808.667.5400 or visit 286 Kupuohi Street, Lahaina.
Named "Best Maui Restaurant" by the Honolulu Magazine readers' poll for 21 consecutive years, Lahaina Grill is our pick for the Best Fine Dining in Lahaina Town. Open for dinner from 5:30pm nightly, head to Lahaina Grill for excellent items like the Baked Escargots, Sauteed Local Mahi Mahi, Maui Onion & Sesame Seed Crusted Seared Ahi and Kona Coffee Roasted Colorado Rack of Lamb. Try the Kula Lime Tart or Kauai Pie for dessert and enjoy top-notch service in a beautiful Maui setting.
For more information, please visit lahainagrill.com online, call 808.667.5117 or visit 127 Lahainaluna Road, Lahaina.
While Ululani's technically isn't an option for full service dining, shave ice is pretty much its own food group in Hawaii. Our pick for Best Shave Ice (not only in Lahaina, but all of Maui), Ululani's is out to prove that not all shave ice is created equal. Using premium purees, natural fruit juices, extracts, concentrates and local ingredients, the flavors here are out of this world. We recommend the No Ka Oi with Coconut, Mango and Lilikoi, the Citrus Squeeze with Pink Lemonade, Lemon and Lime and the Hawaiian Rainbow with Strawberry, Pineapple and Vanilla. Add a Snow Cap, scoop of Roselani's Ice Cream or Homemade Azuki Beans (when available) for a local flare.
For more information, please visit ululanisshaveice.com online, call 808.877.3700 or visit one of two locations at 819 Front Street or 790 Front Street, Lahaina.
Voted 2013/2014 Best New Restaurant by the Maui News, Koa's Seaside Grill serves excellent food in a scenic location just over the water on Front Street. Indulge in huge portions of breakfast items like the Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes, Lilikoi Goat Cheese Pancakes and Dark Chocolate & Mango Pancakes with a Bloody Malia Cocktail. Enjoy sunset views during Happy Hour, daily from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, and try the Koa's Seafood Crusted Fish & Petite Filet for dinner.
For more information, please visit koasgrill.com online, call 808.667.7737 or visit 839 Front Street, Lahaina.
From the same owners of Mala Ocean Tavern, Maui Tacos and Penne Pasta Cafe comes Honu Seafood & Pizza, which offers delicious food items in a picturesque, charming oceanfront setting with 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean and neighbor islands of Molokai and Lanai. We recommend the Kale Salad, Dungeness Crab Mac & Cheese, Bikini Blonde Battered Ono Fish & Chips and Ahi Sausage Brick Oven Pizza. Top it off with a Guava Kaffir Rita, Honu Refresh or Rosemary Small Cocktaill with Whiskey, Fresh Lime, Grapefruit Juice and Fresh Rosemary.
For more information, please visit honumaui.com online, call 808.667.9390 or visit 1295 Front Street, Lahaina.