Dining in Kihei, Hawaii

Special Tips

Maui Happy Hours: App developed by a team of island locals helping find the best happy hours and deals at Maui bars, restaurants & businesses.  

We also recommend OpenTable for finding restaurants and making reservations:  www.opentable.com.

Kathy & Leo’s Favorite Local Dining Spots

Nalu’s South Shore Grill

Azeka Shopping Center
1280 South Kihei Rd

Open-air, counter-serve bar/eatery with locally sourced recipes, plus live music & nightly specials.    


Fred’s Mexicali Cafe

2511 S Kihei Rd #201, Kihei, HI 96753

Mexican faves & margaritas in a funky, festive setting.


Note:  Fred’s is directly next to our Kihei Akahi condo!🍹

Maui Brewing Company

605 Lipoa Parkway, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753

Wonderful, open air dining with a great view!  Also, great for families.  


Three’s Bar & Grill

1945 South Kihei Road

Casual spot for Hawaiian, Southwestern & Pacific Rim fusion fare & a popular happy hour.


Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Bar

1819 South Kihei Road

Inventive, colorful sushi dishes are served in a festive, colorful space with weekend karaoke.


Cafe O’Lei

2439 South Kihei Road

Conveniently located in Kihei, Café O’Lei is a casual place with great seafood. It has a nice vibe inside, it’s right across from the beach, and they have a raw bar on weekend nights. This spot is popular with locals and tourists alike.




Not in Kihei But Worth the Drive

Plantation House Restaurant

Best Eggs Benedict on the Island!

2000 Plantation Club Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761

Hawaiian eatery on the Plantation Golf Course offers views from the 19th hole & elegant island fare.


Pita Paradise

34 Wailea Ike Dr, Wailea/Kihei, HI 96753

Murals adorn the warm interiors at this Greek-Italian eatery featuring fish caught by the owner.


Choice Health Bar

(Kathy’s personal favorite and the best Acai Bowls!)

11 Baldwin Ave, Paia, HI 96779

Fresh, local & organic plant-based food.


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