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“Give this one some time” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Juanita's

Juanita's
1847 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
18088741004
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Ranked #92 of 137 restaurants in Kihei
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Give this one some time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Very pleasant staff, and clean looking place.I see they are missing taking advantage of the exceptional view opportunity for fine dining tables here at this location..Maybe in the future consider a interior design consultant on that. Good options on the menu. The meal was "fair to good", but they could step it up a bit: and make the rice, the re-fried beans and Enchilada sauce more special and a remember-able. It is just a matter of research and experimentation.. . It is really all in the their reach to push this, but this could be soon a very successful eating option in this town when the returning visitors come in the whale season. We ourselves would be willing to pay a bit more if the food was stepped up t o taste a an awesome experience. We are locals and hope they see the potential of this place to soar!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Kihei
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Clean and friendly? Will return.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Doesn't look like much from the outside (former KFC) but inside is clean, bright and new.
I really liked the fish tacos and home made fresh salsa. Yummy grilled and seasoned mahi mahi (not shredded mystery fish)
Also, the cashier was really cute and super friendly, heck I'll probably come back just because of her great attitude and great smile! Most importantly- clean kitchen and restroom, that's a good sign!

Visited July 2013
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Kihei, Hawaii
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“microwaved meat?! ewww”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Microwaved carne asada, total fail! Waaay better Mexican food to be had in Kihei, with better atmosphere and lower prices. Also a little worried about the amount of Styrofoam containers going in and out of the microwave...pretty sure thats super toxic! Salsa was good, but not good enough to eat that mess.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
“Best Mexican food on maui”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you're looking for real Mexican food on maui, you're only going to find it here. Lived here for 2 years and haven't found real Mexican food until now! Great food, amazing salsa and great service! Thanks guys! It's about time!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Authentic Mexican food - Best on Maui!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Warm friendly customer service. Fresh homemade ingredients. This place is the real deal for Mexican food. Food was well balanced with proportion and flavors. I will definitely be a regular.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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