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Kimo's Restaurant

845 Front St, Ste a, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
(808) 661-4811
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Ranked #23 of 221 restaurants in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $7 - $34
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Papalaua Street and Wahie Lane
Description: Right on the water and in the heart of historic Lahaina, Kimo’s brings you and your o’hana (Hawaiian for family) a casual, completely Maui dining experience. Renowned our “postcard” views of Lanai and Molokai, we offer a menu featuring fresh Hawaiian fish, prime rib, prime steaks and the original Hula Pie, Kimo’s has been a Maui must-do for over 30 years. The upstairs main dining room shows the architectural influence of New England on the former whaling port, with koa-lined walls, missionary-style furnishings and maritime memorabilia. After dinner, Kimo’s lanai becomes a very cool hotspot for tropical cocktails and Hawaiian music. Live entertainment is offered on weekends and select week nights.
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sawtell
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We were staying at Naplili Bay but it seemed to be raining there all the time, so we came into Lahaina and had lunch at Kimos . We both enjoyed our meals, one steak one fish and the drinks. and the view is great. The service is always good here, nothing is too much trouble.

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Tiburon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

My family and I went here for dinner and it was delicious! The day after My mom, my sister and I went back and I ordered the fish and chips and I didn't like it. I told the waiter and ordered the burger instead. 5 minutes laster it comes and is delicious. The view is amazing and very family friendly.

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Oley, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Lahaina Town has a ton of great options for a meal. My wife and I almost randomly chose Kimo's on the waterfront for an evening meal. We could not have chosen better! Although it was quite busy and rather full, the staff got us right in and seated upstairs near the balcony, which the staff peeled back and made an... More

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West Falls, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We had been to Leilani's and a few of their other restaurants of theirs but never to Kimo's despite two prior trips to Maui. We went with our 2 young children (21 months and 6 years old) and 6 other adults. Everyone enjoyed their dinner and drinks. I had made the reservation on open table and called the restaurant to... More

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San Jose, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We came here twice for lunch. Maui tourist prices, but fine food, great service, and a lovely view on the water. I had fish brushettas $12 which are fine if you don't have a large appetite. My friend ordered a turkey and bacon focaccia and thought it was very good. Chardonnay was $7, Mai tai was 9.5, and margaritas were... More

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Yorba Linda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Just came back to Maui after 20 years with my wife and teenagers. The Mahi Mahi with lobster was great. Wife had chicken and one of the kids had the Cioppino. Both were happy. Nice food, great view and great service. Hope to make it back much sooner than another 20 years.

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Alstead
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Kimo's was recommended to us and we got a table overlooking the water. The pinacolada was first class and the coconut shrimp was delicious! The service was friendly and attentive and the prices reasonable. We were happy just sitting there! Having great food was a bonus.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stopped by after being referred to Kimo's by people we met on a zipline tour. We thought the view was outstanding. It was a cloudy day but we still felt like we were at the beach. The waitress and bartender were just great. Food was good but not amazing. I think we were expecting a little more given the... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My husband and I searched online for restaurants where we could celebrate a romantic milestone anniversary dinner. After reading numerous recommendations, we made a reservation online. The hostess greeted us with a heartfelt "Happy Anniversary" when we checked in and we were seated on the ocean side of the upper deck where we watched a gorgeous sun set. The food... More

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Franklin, New Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My daughter and I went here twice during our trip. Excellent service and meals.Waitress was very friendly and I took her advice and ordered the monchong fish (not sure how it is spelled) and it was so yummy.

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