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All 30 Paia Restaurants

Charley's Restaurant

142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745
808-579-8085
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Ranked #12 of 30 Restaurants in Paia
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Luna Place
Description: Paia maintains its small-town, old Hawaii charm, and is now a bustling destination with restaurants, bars, shopping, coffee and gelato. At Charley’s you never know who might be sitting next to you. It’s long been a favorite hang-out for surfers, adventurers, writers, hippies, rock stars, artists, business leaders, celebrities, and all types, looking to get away and find the ultimate in Maui hospitality.
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We went here twice during our visit, both times from breakfast. Enjoyed all of the food we had and I just love the vibe here. It's a great place to hang out at on a Sunday afternoon. We want to come back to try lunch or dinner. I'm sure it's great because there are always lots of people here.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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171 reviews 171 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Web had heard that this is the restaurant that Willie Nelson plays at when he is Maui. Went there for the food and had excellent burgers with hometown service. loved the place and the huge replica guitar.

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Pukalani, Maui
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138 reviews 138 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I hardly get to Paia because trying to find parking is a nightmare. With the north shore waves arriving I figured I would get an early start to watch them and would get breakfast along the way. Luckily I got into Paia quick enough to get parking and decided to go to Charley's since it has been forever since I... More 

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hopefully we'll be seeing you again before too long! I really appreciate the great review, especially coming from a local like you. Thanks so much for all the kind words -- I'll let Linda know what you had to say, too. See you again soon! Also remember that we validate for up to 1 hour of parking in the lot... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had a burger and it was huge! I didn't order fries and I am glad because the burger was enough. Very tasty. I would recommend eating here. Apparently Willy Nelson likes this place too!!!

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Willie's been known to stop by from time to time, Billie! I guess he's a real fan, and it's great to know you are too. Thanks for stopping in, and thanks for the terrific review! I see you're in Winnipeg, but I hope you'll be back again if you ever find yourself back in Paia. Thanks again! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Aurora, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fantastic breakfast at reasonable prices. The place was fairly empty so the service was quick. Pancakes were yummy and the coffee was hot. Not the best Loco Moco but it was not the worst either. Yes, I have been doing the Loco Moco sampling all over the state for the last few years. Clean restrooms too which should be utilized... More 

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your pancakes, Scott! Wish our Loco Moco could have wowed you a bit more, but it's still good to hear you liked that too. Thanks for the feedback -- hope we see you again soon! (And I hope you don't get stuck on the road again...) Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Went for happy hour. Was great, not too crowded, service was good, appys were good (chix wings, yam fries, and ribs) BUT THE Mai Tai was THE BEST!!! cudo's to the bartender girl! I had mai tais all over maui, and these were by far the best i encountered! Thanks again! We will be back again sometime.......

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

So great to hear you were such a fan of everything, Sandra, especially the Mai Tai! "Best on Maui" is some high praise, and I really appreciate it. We can't wait to see you again sometime! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Chi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Omelet and pancakes are so yummy! Fun atmosphere! Fun attitude from the servers. Several large screen TV.

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it! Great choice on those pancakes, by the way -- definitely our specialty! Thanks so much for this terrific review. I hope we'll be seeing you again sometime soon! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Drove to Paia specifically to go here. Food was mediocre, service the same and it had no real "atmosphere". The highlight was the reproduction of "Trigger," Willie Nelson's guitar. Worth a stop if you're in town, but don't go out of your way

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you were so disappointed with us -- we always do our best to offer the best possible food and service, and I apologize if you didn't get both. Can you please email me at Jonathan@CharleysMaui.com with the date and approximate time you were here, so we can discuss this more directly? I'd like to find out more... More 

Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We were out chasing sunrise (Surprise, can't see it unless you are in Hana or at Haleakala!) drove past this place on our way back from our early morning drive and decided to go in. Our waitress told us the macadamia or chocolate chip pancakes were really great. We told us, I can even mix that for you and do... More 

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you were such a fan of the pancakes, the service, and the WiFi, Cooper! Thanks so much for letting us know how much you liked it here. I hope we see you again sometime, although I see you're based in Canada. Still, we look forward to your next visit! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Corvallis, Oregon
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

So I had a mojito and Peg had a Chocolate martini and poth were awesome. but the burger on my chili cheeseburger was ordered medium rare and while it was cooked to the right color, it had been pressed to the grill squeezing out any moisture it may have had. Also, the fries tasted like frozen fries. my wife had... More 

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Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Tom, again, I'm sorry you were disappointed in your sandwich. I'm glad to hear your servers were so gracious about comping it for you, though, and I hope you won't let this one bad time keep you from ever giving us another try. If you're still in Maui, I hope you'll consider giving us another chance. In the meantime, could... More 

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Additional Information about Charley's Restaurant

Address: 142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745
Phone Number: 808-579-8085
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Pizza

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