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Koa's Seaside Grill

839 Front Street, OceanFront Rooftop Dining, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Ranked #47 of 234 Restaurants in Lahaina
Price range: $9 - $39
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Kaanapali Shores Pl.
Transit: Papalau Street (bus stop)
Description: Long-time Maui lovers will take note of some familiar fare on the breakfast menu. Owners, Jerry and Lucy are also the owners of the world-famous breakfast spot, The Gazebo restaurant in Napili and have brought the entire breakfast menu to Koa’s. Guests can enjoy the Gazebo's breakfast menu from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. including Mac Nut Specialty Pancakes, Gazebo Fried Rice, and there world famous Omelet’s.Koa’s Seaside Grill’s dinner service allows visitors to catch the sunset while dining on three types of fresh fish, filet mignon, salt roasted prime rib, seafood pastas, Maui meat loaf, scallops, scampi, and more. Dinner can be topped off with a piece of the incredible Koa's Pie which is made with a macnut graham cracker crust, Roselani's banana and vanilla ice cream, bananas brulee, caramel, and chocolate.“We wanted to bring some of the Gazebo food and love to this prime Front Street Oceanside location. We could only do this with the help and guidance of our managing partner and General Manager, Buff Weaver,” explains owner Jerry Corson. “Between my wife Lucy, Buff and myself we have over 35 years of experience bringing good grinds to Maui locals and visitors. We’re excited to take on Front Street and offer this incredible location for guests to enjoy.”
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English first
Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We mostly enjoyed the food (especially, scallops and prime rib), but the fish of the day - ebi, if I', not mistaken - was too hard and overcooked. The location and the second floor ocean balcony is wonderful. The menu and the wines are a bit overpriced. We were recommended a bottle of wine, and it was great, but on... More

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Calgary, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

That being said, my husband loved the burger - but the fresh fresh fish is so well handled, seasoned, and presented. Great service, great ambiance, great place to watch the sunset. Just an all-around great experience. Would come back in a heartbeat.

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Yorba Linda
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were a party of 12 and needed a reservation at almost the last minute and Koa was able to fit us in. We were seated upstairs on the patio on a beautiful evening. It would have been even nicer if we were able to make it before sunset. First off our service was outstanding. Very friendly and attentive. The... More

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Bellevue, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We love the atmosphere and food. We brought our granddaughter and she loved watching the fish. Macadamia banana pancakes, crab cakes, opah, fish tacos...... everything was amazing.

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Red Lodge, Montana
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We loved our experience at Koa's. Great staff and the food was excellent. I had the beef dip and my husband had the fish and chips. Would recommend!

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Seattle, Washington
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192 reviews 192 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We have mixed feeling about our first visit here. We had dinner with friends before a show. The waiter was very accommodating and got us out of there on time. The food was good but not outstanding. It was crowded and not too clean. However, the view is excellent. We'll probably give it another go...

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was our first time at this restaurant. They advertise having the best rooftop view in Lahaina, but it was raining a bit so they weren't seating up there. Downstairs, the view is wonderful right on the water. Friendly, laid back staff. Not excellent food, but it was tasty and good. We would go there again... so if you're in... More

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Lacey, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We were in Lahaina for lunch and the choices are overwhelming. There are choices everywhere. We chose Koa's for the fish tacos and were not disappointed. I had the kaluha pork tacos and they were to die for! They were so full of meat -- not a little dab of meat with tons of other toppings to make them look... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Had high hopes because of the reviews. It was pretty good. Our server didn't explain the special of the day, which I was disappointed in after I heard another server tell another table. I had the seafood crusted fish which was fair and the crab topping was too salty. My husband had the prime rib which was delicious. I am... More

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After a week in Maui we were feeling over fed so decided to find a place that might let us take up space for just cocktails and possibly an appetizer. Ì explained what we were looking for to the two young ladies at the seating podium. They both smiled and one of them said "We have an amazing table for... More

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Additional Information about Koa's Seaside Grill

Address: 839 Front Street, OceanFront Rooftop Dining, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: +(1)808-667-7737
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 39
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim

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