My Maui Favorites...

I've been asked for my Maui grindz recommendations. It's been a couple of years since I visited the homeland, here's my favorites:

Sam Sato - Wailuku

* dry noodles
* manju

Tasaka Guri Guri - Kahului

* Strawberry
* Pineapple
(cross between sherbet and ice cream)

Komoda Bakery - Makawao

* cream puffs

Aloha Mixed Plate - Lahaina

* plate lunch

Da Kitchen - Kihei

* plate lunch

Roy's Kahana

* nightly special
* chocolate souffle (must order 45 mins in advance)

Sansei Seafood and Sushi Bar - Kapalua & Kihei

* small plates
* sushi

Star Noodle** - Lahaina

* garlic noodles
* steamed pork buns
* mini-malasadas

Hula Grill - Kaanapali Beach

* lunch
* pupus
* drinks on the beach

Nobu's Lunchwagon** - Lahaina

* plate lunch

Mala Ocean Tavern - Lahaina

* great ocean view
* Dessert - Caramel Miranda

Old Lahaina Luau - Lahaina

* one of the best in the islands

Honokowai Okazuya - Lahaina

* plate lunch

Merriman's Kapalua - Kapalua

* great ocean view
* daily specials

Pineapple Grill - Kapalua

* great ocean view
* daily specials

Hali'imaile General Store - Hali'imaile

* crab dip

A Saigon Cafe - Wailuku

* Buddha rolls
* lemongrass curry

Mama's Fish House - Ku'au

* fish of the day

Ferraro's Bar e Ristorante - Wailea

* romantic Italian

** - New Restaurant (or fairly new) and I haven't been yet. My food expert friends have given this place high marks and look forward to going on my next trip to Maui.

Maui no ka 'oi


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