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73 Alanui Kealii Dr, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-280-9048
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  • 29
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Best Food on Maui

Let me start by saying "I Love Food". This is trip number 5 to Maui in 3 years and we have yet to find better food on the Island. You can drop $100.00 per person and still not get as good of food. The Coconut Shrimp (5) are fresh, plump, cooked to perfection and served with your choice of two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Farmington, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Let me start by saying "I Love Food". This is trip number 5 to Maui in 3 years and we have yet to find better food on the Island. You can drop $100.00 per person and still not get as good of food. The Coconut Shrimp (5) are fresh, plump, cooked to perfection and served with your choice of two... More 

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Morgan Hill, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I reviewed Kinaole a couple of years ago and gave them a glowing review. I recently stopped by to pick up an appetizer size of coconut shrimp to take home. Much to my surprise, when I got home and took the foil off there were only three shrimp in the bowl. I paid $10 for 3 shrimp! While the shrimp... More 

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Edmonton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We ordered the seared ahi with wasabi and spicy garlic shrimp. Everything is supposed to come with rice, Mac salad and salad. We didn't realize we were missing our salad till we got home with our food. The lady also wasn't very friendly but it's all about the food. The salad was tasty with a creamy dressing and lots of... More 

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IRVINE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I know I should be reviewing the proteins but the rice that came as a side is to die for. Reminds me of the Hainanese chicken rice flavor. My husband had the shrimp and said it was better than Geste Shrimp truck. My friends had the mahi mahi and the pulled pork and both were moist and delicious. Give it... More 

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canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The food is delicious. We have to have a meal at the food truck every year. Our favourite menu items are the calamari and the coconut shrimp. However, the price is ridiculous for a food truck and eating on a curb. The meal is $14 which includes the shrimp or the calamari, rice and greens. No drink. Other than the... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We read all good review about this place and decided to try it as it was close to our hotel. Food were just ok, nothing special and I was not sure about sanitary of this place. They don't have boxes, just plates covered with aluminum paper and we had to carry it to our hotel. they don't have place to... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stopped here late on a rainy night and ordered the calamari and coconut shrimp. The salad was great and the shrimp and calamari were pretty good, but not great. The price, $14.99, was reasonable for Maui and it was parked right next to our condo. Still, for that price, I would prefer to eat at a sit down restaurant... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I did a review on the truck 2 years to the date and it is by far the best food truck in Kihei . The prices is more than the average food truck a average price around $14-15 per plate. But you get what you pay for and what you get is great food you will not forget and it... More 

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Royal Oaks, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not cheap, prices increased from $12 to $14 per entree. You can get the coconut shrimp and calamari alacarte for $10. Ordered the coconut shrimp and chicken entree, along with the calamari alacarte. Did I mention the food is deep fried. I was disappointed with the amount of shrimp, 4, and calamari, 6 small pieces. Yes they were good tasting... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I ate here a number of times while I was in Kihei. The food is quick and delicious and a great value. But also, the lady who does the cooking is incredibly sweet. One day I'll be back, and I'll definitely stop by, even if I am not staying in Kihei.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 73 Alanui Kealii Dr, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-280-9048

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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