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Fu Lin Chinese Restaurant

1312 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1726
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Ranked #174 of 221 restaurants in Lahaina
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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46% Recommend
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Pukalani, Maui
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109 reviews 109 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is one of the better Chinese food restaurants on the island with the food mostly on par with what you would get with the restaurants on the mainland. Food came out nice and hot, prices reasonable, and the staff was friendly.

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Saint Neots, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Very poor indifferent service, food served cold, waiter did not care that we mentioned the food was not good, we think they added a service charge in order to get a tip

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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

4 of us went to Fu Lin tonight before going to a show. Luckily, we made reservations. We were not told that half the restaurant would be closed due to catering a very large party. Service was poor. We felt badly for our waiter who had to run around serving gosh knows how many other tables. But our food came... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The food & service has improved since we were here 2 yrs ago. Pineapple coconut shrimp were very good. The chicken chow mein was full of chicken, vegetables & yummy noodles. The orange chicken was good, but the sauce was heavy. We'd return for another meal!

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Waiter upsells dishes. After I ordered my dish, he asked me "White or Fried Rice?" I didn't care for rice, but if he insisted, I agreed to "fried" assuming it came with my order. Instead, I got charged an additional $12 for a whole dish! Sneaky sneaky! Was a slow day too, so it may just be how they do... More

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Maui, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

...and Fu Lin, while not truly great, is a cut above the other two "real" Chinese restaurants on the island. Neither of the other two appeals much to me these days, although one of them, China Boat, was once a "fave," but I find the fare offered at Fu Lin more to my liking now. (I've been a Maui resident... More

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Kennewick, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We ate here last night. There was a bit of a wait, but we were seated which indicated we would be served soon. While sitting there for 15 minutes we sent two of our party to check out another place. Finally we got to order drinks and apps. Two of our party wanted noodle soup, but oh they're out. They... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We are Chinese. My wife have to have Chinese food. So we went to several so called Chinese food rest. Finally, we swing by Fu Lin. What a present surprise! You can get authentic Chinese food in Maui. The owner is from Southern China. So, if you like Cantonese Chinese food, this is the place.

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Danville, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Average food but fast service. The fried rice was good and so was Blackbean chicken. The atmosphere is typical Chinese - a bit lower end for the prices. The restaurant is right of Front Street with plenty of parking.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We were treated to dinner here by our local condo association. The manager called ahead and had a table ready for us, of which we were seated promptly and moved outside when the patio became available. The food then came out and we were both in AWE! The fish was fresh, and was perfectly seasoned with oranges, ginger and garlic.... More

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