Maui Dining Guide: North Shore

North Shore Maui Restaurants

Pāʻia, Haʻikū, Kū‘au

Hunting for food in Pāʻia? Read our recommendations below to find the best Maui restaurant for your tastes and budget. Or read in-depth editorial about Maui restaurants.

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B = Breakfast   L = Lunch   D = Dinner
BR = Brunch    N = Dinner past 9 p.m.
RR = Reservations Recommended

Average Entrée Price
$ =  < $15   $$ = < $25 $$$ = < $40   $$$$ = $40+

Café Des Amis

42 Baldwin Ave., Pa‘ia, 579-6323. Savory crêpes are served with wild greens and a dollop of sour cream. Lightly spiced curries come with chutney and raita, Indian yogurt sauce. Kid-friendly. Mediterranean. B, L, D. $

Colleen’s at the Cannery

810 Kokomo Rd., Ha‘iku, 575-9211. Sink into a comfy booth and enjoy a roasted eggplant sandwich on homemade bread. The pizza is a well-loved standard. Kid-friendly. American. B, L, D. $-$$

★ Flatbread Company

89 Hana Hwy., Pa‘ia, 579-8989. Big booths, charity nights, a snazzy bar scene, and organic flatbreads laden with maple-fennel sausage and roasted veggies have made this a North Shore institution. Kid-friendly. Pizza. L, D, N. $$

Hana Ranch Provisions

71 Baldwin Avenue, Pā‘ia, 868-3688. The name says it all: the freshest produce, fish, and Hāna-raised beef. Well, almost all: add the name of premier chef Gary Johnson. Asian Fusion. B, L, D. $-$$$

★ Maka by Mana

115 Baldwin Avenue, Pā‘ia, 579-9125. Coconut-cream stacker with balsamic reduction, vegan burgers, tempeh Reuben . . . this is vegan and vegetarian fare so delicious, it could make a meat lover cross over. Vegetarian. L, D, RR. $$$$

★ Mama’s Fish House

799 Poho Pl., Kū‘au, 579-8488. Mama’s is famous for its heart-stirring windward setting and Polynesian-inspired cuisine. Every detail evokes old-time island hospitality, from the walkway’s Escheresque gecko tiles to the mahi-mahi steamed in traditional lū‘au leaves. Hawaiian/Seafood. L, D, RR. $$$$


3 Baldwin Ave., Pa‘ia, 579-8755. The corner of Baldwin and Hana Highway can’t be beat for people-watching. Sample a variety of fine tequilas and dig into ‘ahi tacos topped with a sweet-spicy salsa. Mexican. L, D. $$


80 Ha‘iku Rd., Ha‘iku, 575-2939. Izakaya food with flavor and style. Start with paper-thin fried gobo chips, then move on to ‘ahi tataki with house-special ponzu sauce. Tempura shrimp udon is light and crispy. Save room for black-sesame or green-tea ice cream. Japanese. D. $$-$$$

Pa‘ia Fishmarket

100 Hana Hwy., Pa‘ia, 579-8030. The huge slabs of fresh fish served with coleslaw on burger buns explain the long line out the door. Order your ‘ahi burger rare and squeeze in beside surfers and families. Kid-friendly. Seafood. L, D. $

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