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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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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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3 reviews 3 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 NEW

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
18 helpful votes 18 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I did not get to try any of the main dishes, but the oyster shooter was an experience all it's own. The drinks are as delightful as the bartenders themselves and you can't beat the location right on the water with open windows so you can hear and see the waves hit the shore. So incredibly relaxing. Like everything else,... More

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Portland, Oregon
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127 reviews 127 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We ate at both Honu and Mala. The menus are essentially the same but Mala is very cramped and noisy. And the service at Mala was terrible. Won't go back.

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Lk Stevens Wa
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151 reviews 151 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Saw the TA reviews, decided to check it out. Nice seating right on the water, nice. Went on a Sunday so maybe it was the brunch menu that was less than impressive. Very limited options other than breakfast at 12 noon. We had a party of 4. The mahi burger was very good. One breakfast plate was just breakfast. They... More

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Owner on-site, great local fish mixed into Pacific Rim menu. Healthy food, friendly service and a cute little building. Sunset views fantastic.

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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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