Dining on Maui + Maui Food Stories

maui restaurant guide 2017

Read our Maui dining stories to find information on Maui’s best restaurants, cafes, bakeries, catering companies, late-night dining, happy hours and resort dining!

Use the Maui dining guide — our list of the best Maui restaurants — to find Maui food based on budget, location, type of cuisine, kid-friendly atmosphere, etc.

Read dining stories by section:
‘Aipono Awards | Becky’s Backyard | Dining Highlights | Chef’s Kitchen | Dining Features | Maui Mixology

Winning Dishes

They’re the orders that come through the kitchen so often, the line cooks can prepare them blindfolded or sleepwalking. Chefs may curse the repetition, but what can they do when guests threaten never to return if those dishes disappear from the menu?
kapalua wine festival 2018

Plush & Spicy

If phrases like “forward on the berries,”  “seductive mouth feel,” and “plush and spicy” make your taste buds whoop, you are in for a treat.
Jennifer Nguyen

Friend of Agriculture 2018

Vietnamese culture emphasizes vegetables; Jennifer’s menu prepares them in delicious and enticing ways, helping people to see vegetables as proper dishes, not as an afterthought.

ʻAipono Wine Dinner at Hali’imaile General Store

James Maher of Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants showcases wines that will pair wonderfully with a special menu by Chef Mark McDowel of Hali’imaile General Store.
Jennifer Nguyen

Friend of Agriculture 2018

Vietnamese culture emphasizes vegetables; Jennifer’s menu prepares them in delicious and enticing ways, helping people to see vegetables as proper dishes, not as an afterthought.