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China Boat Restaurant

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4474 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9208
+1 808-669-5089
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“walnut shrimp” (21 reviews)
“chow mein” (19 reviews)
“mongolian beef” (18 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4474 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9208
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

I am a repeat customer of China Boat! They see me pretty much every week. My favorite is the Vegetable Soup and the Hot n’ Sour Soup! I tell them that their soups are “healing”, to soul and body! I really mean that! I also...More

Thank Juliana R
Reviewed April 13, 2018

China Boat has been stepping it up lately with on-time service and excellent food. I recommend take-out versus dine-in unless you can bear the warmness of the restaurant. All in all, great place for a quick Chinese dining experience.

Thank MauiBu
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We were greeted by a luke warm welcome. The decor needs cleaning. I ordered the chicken fried rice which was not great. We will not be back.

Thank lizSiouxFalls_SD
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

The China Boat had easy take out which suited us as we were staying right nearby. They make about four dishes that are gluten free, and they were all tasty, especially the candied shrimp. We were fighting over them. You must try that dish.

Thank Patsy539
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Service was good, food came out quickly. Husband ordered General Chicken (General Tso at home) and said it was the best he has ever had. Dinner for 2 with 3 drinks was $46. Not bad for Maui prices.

Thank cslater
Reviewed March 12, 2018

We were staying at an Airbnb on Lower Honopiilani Road and there were very few restaurants nearby. We wanted a later in the evening dinner without having to drive 20 minutes to get to the Front Street area and China Boat was within walking distance....More

Thank nmercer75
Reviewed March 10, 2018

We got there when they opened up for dinner....we were planning to get the food to go, glad we made that choice. Not the nicest waiting area...lots of cardboard boxes piled up waiting for “to go” orders. But our food was hot and done quickly....More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We dined here last night as it had been several years since last venture and it hasn’t changed much. The staff is nice enough, kinda, but the food was certainly not worth $50 for two people. Also, the place was somewhat dirty and quite warm.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Did take-out on a rainy night and it was perfect! Their veggies and gluten free udon noodles were perfect!

Thank cgshap
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews of either loving it or hating it we decided to give it a try. Many of the reviews were about service so we got there at opening so we would not be in the crowd. First off, do not get the bbq...More

Thank Ken L
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January 25, 2018|
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Response from Bugsy_10 |
I’m answering my own question. Yes, China Boat has traditional whole Peking duck. We had a delightful meal of it, pre-sliced instead of server prepared as in some pricier restaurants. Our interactions with Winnie, a young... More
September 15, 2017|
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Response from Kandles | Reviewed this property |
No they didn't.
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June 26, 2016|
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Yes they can.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4474 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9208
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-669-5089
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