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Pupu Lounge Seafood & Grill

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1945 S Kihei Rd Ste C-d, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7836
(808) 875-4111
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 41
    Poor
  • 49
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really excellent!

I went to this placed based on reviews and being hungry for seafood, I checked it out. My experience was excellent! I got in about 5 p.m. which was great timing because they have an early bird special of 20% off the menu. Being by myself, the staff was very friendly and made me feel like a friend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
RobertsoJN6
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went to this placed based on reviews and being hungry for seafood, I checked it out. My experience was excellent! I got in about 5 p.m. which was great timing because they have an early bird special of 20% off the menu. Being by myself, the staff was very friendly and made me feel like a friend right away.... More 

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Knoxville TN
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

By the time we had to ask for silver and then ask for napkins our meal was cold. The service was not very good and we were the only customers. I also notices all the light switch and receptacle covers were missing (safety violation).

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Kihei, Hawaii
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Three of us got sick after eating at this place. We had the fish and chips. Fish was moist but terribly seasoned and had sour taste. Fries were ok. Dishes are old and scuffed. Soft drinks were served in dirty/moldy plastic cups. Ice tea is just plain gross. Service was slow. There was only one waiter taking care of the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Had the fish and chips. Fresh fish was outstanding. Also had a MaiTai which was just terrific. Our waiter, Keaka, was so friendly and attentive. We can't wait to go back!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We both took the fish & chips (sea bass) which we enjoyed (the grilled fish, fries have nothing special). Price was ok but we both got sick. I don't recommend anyone to go there.

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CO-USA
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Fish tasted really good, but dry herb seasoning was way to spicy, bitter and strong. Was told it was sea bass. Would have tasted really good had it been seasoned with salt and pepper. We were behind about 14 other people, took at least an hour to get the fish. Were about ready to leave when we were served. Not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We are easy to please people but this place was over the top frustrating. The manager was barking at the one server who was over worked and alone- it was embarrassing for us to watch. The manager stood at the bar and yelled at the server to do this, do that. He was run off his feet and poorly trained.... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stopped in around happy hour to have an appetizer and a few drinks before heading to a BBQ and it did not disappoint. The fish was on a bed of rice with some Asian slaw and cooked to utter perfection. The happy hour drinks were great and didn't break the bank. After that delicious appetizer or pupu in Hawaiian... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The food here was very good. We had the special which was fresh sea bass (grilled) with fries. The reason for the low rating is the restaurant itself. Very crowded, uncomfortable seating, and the service was ok. We felt very rushed to finish our meal even though we were the only table.

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A friend recommended that we try out this restaurant and have the butter fish. When we arrived at 6:30pm it was a ghost town. The employees had their feet up on the tables. They said they were open but between menus. ( since discovered that they have been this way since November 2014) They only offered the Sea Bass. When... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1945 S Kihei Rd Ste C-d, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7836
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: (808) 875-4111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?