Kihei Maui Restaurant Guide
You will find plenty of great Maui restaurants in Kihei and Wailea. In Kihei along South Kihei Road you will find a number of affordable choices along with a few top notch eateries. In Wailea at the Shops of Wailea or in the many great 4 star hotels you will find world class dining. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it in this area. There are steakhouses, seafood restaurants, Thai, Chinese, Mexican and American family restaurants, all within minutes of each other.
Kihei and Wailea are just a short drive from each other and share the same beautiful coastline. Restaurants in Kihei or Wailea are noted as to which area they are located in. Phone numbers are provided to help you make reservations at each Maui Restaurant. You can also click on each Maui restaurant name to see pictures and a sample of menu items available. If you want to ask questions about or comments on any restaurant visit our Boss Frog forum and join or start a thread. Check back here often since we are always adding restaurants to this list in an effort to be the ultimate Maui restaurant guide.
Fine Dining Maui Restaurants ($$$$)
Stella Blue´s Cafe - 874-3779
Kihei - 1279 South Kihei Road (Azeka's II Shopping Center)
Stella Blue's (yes, it is named for the Grateful Dead song) is a restaurant with personalities. During the day you can get affordable breakfast or lunch items that are guaranteed to be excellent. At night the place dresses itself up into fine dining. The menu is awesome and the food preparation and presentation is world class. The prices are a little on the spendy side, but not when compared with many of the resort restaurants in the area offering similar fare.
Longhi's - 891-8883
Wailea - 3750 Wailea Ala Nui (Shops at Wailea)
The first Longhi's opened in Lahaina in 1976. One thing has remained constant throughout the years, at Longhi's you will get great food. In 2000 Longhi's added a new location at The Shops of Wailea and has been thrilling South Maui visitors ever since.
Humuhumunukunukuapua'a - 875-1234
Wailea - 3850 Wailea Alanui (Grand Wailea)
Humuhumunukunukuapua'a, located at the Grand Wailea, is a restaurant that actually floats on a saltwater lagoon. Often mentioned as one of Maui's top restaurants, the ambiance here is incredible. You can actually choose your own lobster right out of the lagoon as you watch the beautiful tropical fish swimming by.
Spago - 879-2999
Spago's Maui location offers up some of the finest food in the world. Chefs Lee Hefter and Cameron Lewark will wow you using the freshest Maui ingredients to create dishes that are a fusion of Hawaiian and California cooking styles. Of course you can always opt for one of Wolfgang Puck's classic signature dishes here.
Joe's Bar and Grill - 875-7767
Wailea - 131 Wailea Ike Place (Wailea Tennis Club)
Chef Bev Gannon offers up American home cooking classics in a wonderful new light. The meatloaf cooked with Bev's special BBQ sauce is sure to please along with the Black Market Ribs she brought with her fro Hali'imaile General store. Also expect to see fresh local seafood prepared in innovative ways suchas a pumpkin crusted fresh catch with chipotle honey butter.
Nick's - 879-7224
Wailea - 4100 Wailea Alanui (In the Fairmont Kea Lani)
Nick's is a traditional seafood restaurant serving up fresh Maui fish such as opakapaka, opah and mahi mahi and of course Hawaiian lobster tails. Situated in the Fairmont Kea lani, this Maui restaurant offers amazing romantic views and a comfortable Mediterranean decor.
Casual and Family Dining ($$ - $$$)
Pita Paradise - 875-7679
Kihei - 1913 South Kihei Rd (in Kihei Kalama Village)
Pita paradise is tucked away in the back at the Kihei Kalama Village, so it may be a little hard to find at first but it is definitely worth it! The fresh fish here is great, and the hummus is some of the best I have ever tried. They serve mostly Greek dishes and everything on the menu is reasonably priced.
Enrique's - 875-2910
Kihei - 2395 South Kihei Rd (right next to our Kihei Dolphin Plaza Location)
Enrique's serves authentic Mexican food in South Kihei. Get all your Mexican favorites including wet burritos, enchiladas and traditional sopas here, or stop by the new deli they opened right next door for sandwiches, pastries, wraps and Italian dishes.
Peggy Sue's - 875-8944
Kihei - 1279 South Kihei Rd Ste 303
Peggy Sue's is a revisit to the 50's malt shop complete with a jukebox. With all sorts of interesting pop culture nostalgia items, this is a great place to take the kids. And to top it all off they make a great burger at an good price too.
The Sports Page Bar and Grill - 879-0602
Kihei - 2411 South Kihei Rd
This is your typical sports bar serving hot wings, burgers, sandwiches and hot dogs. They feature 9 TVs and four pool tables as well as a good selection of beers. Perfect place to huddle down on a Sunday and watch some football.
Lulu's - 879-9944
Kihei - 1945 South Kihei Rd
Lulu's is known for their nightlife with live music, karaoke night and more. They offer burgers, ribs and sandwiches. They also feature 22 TVs including a 100 inch projection screen and one of the only ocean views from an affordable restaurant in Kihei.
Bargain Dining ($-$$)
Pizza Madness - 270-9888
1455 S. Kihei Rd.
Pizza madness has some great food, excellent prices, and wonderful ambiance. WIth multiple arge televisions, this is a great place to stop for some grinds, a couple beers, and a good game. Also associated with the restaurant is Maui Executive Catering, one of the finest caterers in Maui.
Alexander's Fish and Chips - 874-0788
Kihei - 1913 S Kihei Rd
Alexander's is a no frills type of place that just serves great food. Step up to the counter place your order take a seat and enjoy. They offer fried or broiled fish, ribs and chicken as well as calamari and shrimp. This is a local favorite and can be crowded at lunch time. Try the fried shrimp sandwich, it's the closest thing I've found to a shrimp poboy on Maui.
Maui Tacos - 879-5005
Kihei - 2411 S Kihei Rd Ste B6
If you are looking for some inexpensive Maui Mexican, Maui Tacos is great. The menu features all the standard Mexican fare, burritos, tacos and enchiladas all at bargain prices.
Da Kitchen - 875-7782
Kihei - 2439 South Kihei Rd
Da Kitchen is well known by Maui locals for its gigantic servings at reasonable Maui restaurant prices. Choose from all the best plate lunch choices including Kalua pork, chicken katsu, teriyaki beef or chicken all served with two scoops rice and potato mac salad. Try the loco moco a Maui favorite, a grilled hamburger patty topped with two eggs, onions, mushrooms and gravy.
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