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Ma'la - An Ocean Tavern

1307 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1725
808-667-9394
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Ranked #32 of 229 Restaurants in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Kapunakea
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Virginia Beach VA
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119 reviews 119 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Upon the suggestion of a colleague we stopped at Ma'la while driving across Maui for lunch. Oh my, just amazing is the best I can describe. The location is just beautiful. We relaxed and I had a Longboard IPA (because you know I love the stuff) while my wife had a (disgusting) Diet Coke (ugh) as we pondered our lunch... More

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Roseville, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Ma'la Ocean Tavern has become one of our go-to restaurants in West Maui. It's a tiny place, so I recommend you make reservations. Right on the water, with incredible ocean views and sunsets, this is a wonderful, cozy place for a romantic dinner or to meet friends. The fresh fish specials are always the best bets here, and if they... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Mala Ocean Tavern has been on our "must eat at" list for several years. However, this year's visit for dinner proved to be extremelycdisappointing. The Hoisin ribs were tiny, dried out and tasteless - and they charged us an extraordinar $35.forvterrible ribs. The Quartet plate was good, as was the ahi bruschetta, but the Opakapaka was a total ripoff at... More

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Portland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The food was very good. The chips and dip at the start was sooo good. We asked to get some to go with us. The best part is how close to the water you are. I even got splashed a little from a wave we were so close.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Professional staff, well prepared and presented food. The wine list has something for everyone. Great view.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

As we had read some great stuff about this restaurant (guidebooks and review sites) we thought this would be worth a visit during our limited time in the area. The food was excellent but a little pricey for what it was. We were quite mortified by the poor service we experienced, our waitress was quite dismissive of us from the... More

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Adam is the best bartender on the West Side & Carlos was the best server! We loved everything we ate & we can't wait to come back. #eatmoremala #poundsign

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Surprise, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Mala is on Front Stree in Lahaina. If you aren't looki for it, you will walk right past it. Very small place on the ocean, make reservations! I started with a Mala Mule, their answer to a Miscow Mule, delish. My husband and I shared the amazing Ahi bruschetta. My "Greek" salad was the best I ever enjoyed. It was... More

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Northford, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place is right on the water and the beach and the views are the best at night but this place is very expensive $25 is the cheapest thing on the menu and thats a cheeseburger so if your on a budget or have kids this isnt the place for you but the food i had was good service was... More

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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120 reviews 120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Mala is our go to location for weekend breakfast\brunch. The food is fresh, locally sourced, and awesome tasting. The brunch prices are quite reasonable compared to the rest of the menu. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The ocean and Lanai views are one of the reasons that outside seating is in high demand. We only wish that they... More

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Additional Information about Ma'la - An Ocean Tavern

Address: 1307 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1725
Phone Number: 808-667-9394
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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