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Makani Kai Island Grill and Bar - CLOSED

658 Front St, Maui, HI 96761-1216
+1 808-661-4900
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Aug 18, 2015
“Makani Kai Island Grill & Bar”
Aug 3, 2015
“Great service, average food”
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American, Bar, Hawaiian, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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$$ - $$$
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658 Front St, Maui, HI 96761-1216
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed August 18, 2015

Wonderful Surrounds, having lunch with the sound of splashing water from a little waterfall in to a stream with Koi and Turtles swimming in the stream. The Grill & Bar is situated on the main street which is called Front Street just behind and downstairs...More

Thank MozziL
Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

This was my first meal in Maui (I usually visit Kauai), and after a looong flight from the east coast, I was anxious for a good burger. In my experience, Hawaiian beef is pretty fresh, and uniquely tasty. For that reason, I was a bit...More

Thank Kenny S
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Met one of the brand new owners Dave and decided to eat dinner there. Their pig tacos are over the top amazing along with the thick tortilla chips and salsa. Say hi to Dave, he is a really cool cat. I will be coming back...More

Thank SlickRizzo
Reviewed June 16, 2015

I visited this establishment two years ago when it was owned by a different restaurant. The waitress is the same though. :) I was very disappointed that they didn't have much to offer for a vegetarian diet, so I went upstairs where a large vegetarian...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Terrible food. Fish and chips were oil soaked logs of bad fish. Chicken was spoiled and tasted rotten. The Ahi on the salad was cooked so long I wasn't sure what it was.

Thank art w
Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Happy hour was good. I like that all of the drafts are local Hawaiian beers, Kona, and Maui brewing companies. The Rum punch they had on special was really good and seemed lime it could sneek up on you.

Thank Duke S
Reviewed April 12, 2015

Went fishing on the Die Hard Fishing Charter and caught two beautiful Mahi Mahi's. The First Mate recommended we take the Fish to Makani Kai Island Grill and Bar to have the fish cooked by the Chef. It was Monday and it turns out it...More

1  Thank RJLJ2015
Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for beer and appetizers. The slider, onion rings and coconut shrimp were good, though the sauces were uninspired and barely average. Good wait staff and courteous, prompt service.

Thank Daytona_Mac
Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stopped in here for a quick beer while shopping in Lahaina. Great service, cold drinks and the owner, Jamie, was very friendly. Didn't try the food, but everything looked good! Next time your there, ... stop in, and relax with a cold one.

Thank happycruiser515
Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

I really like this place, it had good food, cheap booze and a fun environment. Happy hour was all day and drinks started as low as $3. Other happy hours we went to where on average $1 off a pint ect. We had a fish...More

Thank blaze_bc
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  • Address: 658 Front St, Maui, HI 96761-1216
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui
  • Phone Number: +1 808-661-4900
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