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“More than expected” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Lahaina Luau

Old Lahaina Luau
1251 Front Street, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-667-1998
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Ranked #3 of 202 Restaurants in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $75 - $105
Cuisines: Polynesian, Hawaiian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Old Lahaina Luau takes great pride in presenting an authentic Hawaiian Luau. Your evening with us starts with a lei greeting presented by our friendly Luau hosts. Enjoy Island crafts and demonstrations, such as our Imu unearthing of the Hawaiian underground oven, poi pounding and kapa making. Tropical cocktails and beverages are included throughout the evening. Our bountiful buffet is where you will have an opportunity to try traditional Hawaiian foods with a variety to satisfy everyone's palate. Culminating your evening is our award-winning production of legendary music and hula that will take you on a journey through the history of Hawaii and our people.
Paonia, Colorado
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“More than expected”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

In Maui last Sept for honeymoon and wanted to attend a real luau. Checked TripAdvisor for referrals and this came up the best. Just a 5 minute drive from our condo. Must make reservation well in advance of your trip because of the limited seating. Wonderful show with the most interesting Hawaiian history story reenacted with songs and dance. Wonderful costumes and talented performers. Very high energy! Very friendly and accommodating staff. The buffet was large, fresh and beautifully presented. Good food and some exotic items that I've never experienced. Glad we did this, have lots of pics. Especially pulling the pig from the ground! Right on the beach with lush surroundings. Seating is outside at long tables placed around the stage.
Pricy, but well-worth the expense for a life experience.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great time.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is the best Luau we every attended. Great for the family. Everything from the reservation to the meal was very well done. We learned a great deal of the history of Hawaii and had a great time.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Burbank
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Okay Luau”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Excellent service. Everyone was so nice. The show was great as well. The food was not that great and there were some flies near the buffet. The pork which was something we looked forward to tasted ashy and not smokey. Nice experience but wouldn't repeat it.

Visited July 2014
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Kelowna, Canada
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84 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Best Luau on Maui.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food, the performance, the setting... Everything was perfect. We normally attend Luaus at least once on our travels to the Hawaiian islands, and so far this one is the best. It was situated right on the water, every table has a great view of the performance, the food was some of the best I have ever had and the performers were amazing. I like to try everything at least once, but this was so good were tempted to attend once again. As other reviewers say as well, this is the best Luau on Maui.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cherokee, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very Enjoyable! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The beginning of the luau is my favorite. From the moment you step on to their grounds it feels exactly like what you expect a luau to feel like. The food was decent but not exceptional. The service was exceptional. The show was good and is the only true Hawaiian luau on the island. All the locals recommend this one. Glad I booked 4 months in advance. Got my great seats and was so glas we were able to attend. So many people we spoke to tried reserving 2 weeks out and they were already sold out. Plan ahead.

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