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All 15 Kula Restaurants

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: 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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Eugene, Or
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
6 restaurant reviews
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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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Honolulu, HI
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Recommended by the winery, so we headed there after the wine tasting. We split an elk burger and chips. The burger was good and used the BBQ sauce (on the table) to dip it in. Its a clean and nice area to sit with the family to eat and breath in the fresh air. Another group happen to see some... More

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Los Angeles, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If you can make it to this store, then you are in for a treat! It was like a mini Road to Hana to get there, I told my husband. Luckily, the people answering the phones are very nice and understanding. We were doing an Upcountry day and during my research I read I had to come here for the... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stumbled upon this great gem as we made or way to the winery (just across the street)! We ordered the elk and the lamb burgers and they were simply delicious! Sit outside and walk around the quaint little general store!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you want a great burger stop by. The dining is rustic (self service and outside) but he food is worth it. Make sure you look at the general store!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is one of our favorite stores on Maui..really quaint and provides you with the upcountry, relaxed, rural vibe. They serve local elk and grass fed burger from Maui cattle company. Toppings and presentation is pretty bland but it's totally worth it to grab a quick bite and sit at one of the picnic tables and enjoy the view! I... More

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Walla Walla, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is one of our favorite stores on Maui. We also enjoy the local elk and grass fed beef hamburgers from Maui Cattle Company. A great place to visit when the beach resorts are so much cookie cutter places. This store and setting offer an authentic piece of the rural Paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) lifestyle and culture.

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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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