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2051 Main St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1648
808-244-6816
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: This is a 60 seat restaurant that does Lunch, takeout and early dinner...
This is a 60 seat restaurant that does Lunch, takeout and early dinner. Lunch is main business as it is in the heart of the judicial, financial and medical center of Maui County. The first Friday of every month they provide live music until about 10 pm. Great value with food from the soul. Drinks are strong and try some of the special martinis, Lilikoi Lip Balm, BBQ martini are newest. Menu changes based on product so look often. Unfortunately web site can't stay abreast of changes, so call for updates. Private functions and outside caterings are discussed and encouraged. Great for medical programs and rehearsal dinners.
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Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
For a business lunch this is a good place to go

I wast taken here for a business lunch.....the service was fast and friendly but it did not distract us......i ordered one of the specials......pastrami panini....the others ordered a shrimp salad and a green salad. it all came at the same time very quickly......my order came with a salad of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
norman m
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Haiku, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Haiku, Hawaii
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

I wast taken here for a business lunch.....the service was fast and friendly but it did not distract us......i ordered one of the specials......pastrami panini....the others ordered a shrimp salad and a green salad. it all came at the same time very quickly......my order came with a salad of mixed micro greens......very nice but to bad they placed the panini... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had a quick business lunch. Steaming fresh island fish with crispy fried artichoke leaves drizzled with truffle oil. Molokai purple sweet potatoes? Of course!! O.K., so there is no whale-watching here. This bistro rocks a great Maui experience. Eat here, then go find a zipline. Or snap a selfie to send to all your miserable buds back in Boston. WE... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Personal touch on all the dishes here! Onion rings Chef Tom style is my favorite, but all the dishes are over the top deelish, if you are lucky enough to get a seat, DO IT!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

the lamb burgers are the most delicious thing in the world, they go well with a half order (full order feeds about 5 hawaiians) of crispy maui onions rings, salads are sinfully yummy with fresh homemade dressings

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Lahaina, Hawaii, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A hop, skip and jump away from Maui's State Building, we discovered this unassuming little cozy restaurant in the heart of Wailuku-Town. The grilled maui mahi sandwich was fresh, tender and served on a lovely french roll with lettuce, tomato drizzled with a home made cream sauce. Delish! Plated with home made cole slaw and dill pickle, perfect! I observed... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

yesterday I had lunch at the Bistro for the second time this year. Holy Moly the food was great AGAIN. The chef is also the owner and he creates amazing food from that kitchen. Service is perfect. I had Mahi with fried artichokes and the fish was so moist. we also had the house signature onion rings with house made... More 

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Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Service was great. Food saturated in fat, and old tasting fat at that! While one dish at our table was acceptable, the rest of us left with bad stomachs and the smell of old frier fat in our clothes and hair. The parts of the meals that were not deep fried were fine though. Pretty sure we won't return. Too... More 

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Sitka, Alaska
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What looks from the outside like a small hole-in-the-wall dive, serves fresh and incredibly wonderful gastronomic creations and great drinks. Reasonable prices, too. I had a chicken quesadilla and a "beastro" salad. The salad was huge, and quite fresh and tasty. The quesadilla was amazing, served with a half avocado on top. Yum! My husband had the special of the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is for people who enjoy good food. The food is so good that you want to eat everyday. There is something as unique as fried brussel sprouts. Great place for some good italian lunch. Don't go by the looks of the place and definitely stop by for lunch to enjoy food and charm of wailuku town.

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Maui
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Little hole in the wall place with dark brown walls, and the only view is Main Street, or a parking lot in the back. You don't go for the ambiance - you go for the food. I've gone for lunch with a friend three times in the last few weeks, and we're on senior budgets. I think we aim to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2051 Main St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1648
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailuku
  • Phone Number: 808-244-6816

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients

Description

This is a 60 seat restaurant that does Lunch, takeout and early dinner. Lunch is main business as it is in the heart of the judicial, financial and medical center of Maui County. The first Friday of every month they provide live music until about 10 pm. Great value with food from the soul. Drinks are strong and try some of the special martinis, Lilikoi Lip Balm, BBQ martini are newest. Menu changes based on product so look often. Unfortunately web site can't stay abreast of changes, so call for updates. Private functions and outside caterings are discussed and encouraged. Great for medical programs and rehearsal dinners.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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