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Polli's Mexican Restaurant

1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
808-572-7808
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Ranked #4 of 24 Restaurants in Makawao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Haiku, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

At the risk of being shutout due to the crowds, this is THE PLACE to visit when in Makawao. I've been going here for over 30 years and enjoyed it every time. I do enjoy lunch more, when it is not too busy. Word of advice - Avoid "Kids eat Free" nights if you are just a couple. Noisier then... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped in here for lunch and were pleased with the restaruant. We were able to get a table for 5 at 1:00ish which was a nice surprise. The chips and dip were good. The salsa was not too hot which was nice - we could all eat it. The portions for the chicken salad and the seafood burrito were... More 

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Binghamton, New York, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great Mexican food, awesome Margarita's, chips & salsa and huge portions. Hidden gem in Mackawao and some shopping within walking distance. Actually went October 2012

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Paradise, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Polli's was recommended to us for great burgers. It didn't disappoint! Mostly Mexican food but a cheeseburger and mushroom burger to choose from. Excellent French fries and a very large portion. Very cute place and Hawaii videos on the TVs...Excellent! †

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Folsom, California, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

wonderful margaritas, best Mexican food we have had in a long time (and we live in California). interesting blend of vegetarian and non vegetarian. hard to explain, but you will get it if you eat there. only downside is service is slow, but why be in a hurry?

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Sacramento, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We heard about this from a local and it was every bit as good as they had raved about. If you're in the area, definitely stop in; if you're not, make the trip - nothing is too far away in Maui.

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Sidney, Montana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stopped by for dinner after driving and hiking the crater. Good chips and guacamole, enchiladas, fish tacos, rice and beans. This place is worth a visit.

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Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great local Mexican restaurant. Very friendly people and great food! Looks a little shady, but SOOO glad we stopped! Great experience!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I stayed at a cottage near by and could not resist this awesome little Mexican restaurant. The atmosphere in this place is great and the food was pretty good as well. The service was excellent for how busy this place gets. Lots of locals and visitors enjoying the tasteful decor of this perfect little gathering spot in... More 

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Calgary
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

After a hike in Kahakapao Loop, our appetites were ready for Mexican. First off were the thirst quenching margaritas. And they are fabulous..... We ordered at the bar, as we waited for a table. The service was efficient, dispite the packed house. My taco salad was large enough to share, as was the quesadilla. Sharing is a fun way to... More 

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Additional Information about Polli's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
Phone Number: 808-572-7808
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Makawao
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Vegetarian

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