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Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill

Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
+1 808-878-2561
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Ranked #3 of 15 Restaurants in Kula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: When you come on up to visit us at Ulupalakua, you'll find it's not just about the drive. These days, it's about the food. "We're becoming a food destination," says Will Munder, Executive Chef of Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill. Mosey up to the counter, and you'll still find all the classic Ranch favorites, but the good stuff just got better. Now everything is made from scratch and as local as we can get it. The Ulupalakua lamb, beef and famous elk are part of our commitment to serve only meat from the Ranch or from Maui. And thanks to Upcountry's abundance. The bustling Grill gets crates of fresh local lettuce, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, pineapple, herbs and more, every morning. Reminders of times gone by are everywhere inside the Ulupalakua Store, from the sepia-toned photos on the walls to the cowboy hats on the shelves. The Store is a happy place of simple things, good things. Our motto here at Ulupalakua Ranch is: "Happy People." Plain and simple.
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Phila PA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This country story has great food. Order inside and pick up outside, around the porch, the burgers are cooked on a open grill. They have other items on the menu, but their burgers are terrific. Varieties are Beef, Lamb and Elk. The Elk Burger is delicious. The store sells a variety of items, from hats, t-shirts, jewelry and organic dog... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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96 reviews 96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

After visiting the winery, we stopped in this little "back in time" ranch store where you can sit on the porch and enjoy the views. There was no electric when we visited but no one seemed to mind. The staff are super friendly. After an hour it came on and we were able to order lunch: excellent fresh fish sandwich... More 

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Kula, Hawaii
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's worth the drive out for the view and the food .Since first coming here last spring my husband and I drive out once a month for lunch. There aren't many places to eat this far down Highway 37 but this is definitely worth planning as a stop . The views are ever changing as you wind along and take... More 

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Regina, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stopped here for lunch. I had the elk burger and my wife had the lamb burger. the lamb burger was good but the elk burger was totally delicious!

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We came in for a late lunch. It was one of the first establishments after you left Hana. They have a BBQ outside. You can order inside in the "ranch" shop we ordered a lamb and a elk burger (both with one extra topping), pineapple, apple and two soda's. Total amount was around 30 dollars. So not cheap but not... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stopped by here to have lunch after visiting the lavender farm. It's a cute little shop with a grill that smelled delicious. Had their elk burger and hamburger steak plate, both were good. The only thing I didn't like was that there were so many flies everywhere outside where you could sit at the picnic tables. The people were... More 

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Eugene, Or
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband had the elk burger and he enjoyed it very much. I had a sandwich from the cold deli. As I was eating my sandwich I noticed something black inside. It was a large fly. So gross. I showed the staff. They felt very bad and offered to make me something else. I will not eat at this place... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled on this store with a deli in back and had one of the best lunches of our trip. This is ranch country on Maui and the menu reflects it - locally raised elk, beef and lamb as well as fresh veggies and some fish. I had the elk burger platter and my husband had lamb burger platter with... More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Thank you Chef Will for the delicious Maui Cattle Company Cheeseburgers! They were the best burgers we have eaten! Keep up the great job!

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Kamloops, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a beautiful (but windy) drive along the slopes of Haleakala (You end up exactly in line with Molikini) This ranch has a really cute gift shop and great food. You order inside and then they cook it out on the bbq. We had Hawaiian plates which were very good. Winery across the road is worth a visit too.

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Additional Information about Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill

Address: Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
Phone Number: +1 808-878-2561
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kula
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American

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