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Charley's Restaurant

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142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745 (Luna Place)
+1 808-579-8085
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Carson City, Nevada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a nice hearty breakfast here. Inexpensive and great service. Waitress was friendly and engaging. It was a great start to our day.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had breakfast one day; dinner another. Steak and eggs for husband; French Toast for myself. Coconut syrup was great. Dinner had wings and bourbon burger really good. Fun to read about history of Willie Nelson and other celebrities. Melissa and Ashley were great servers with lots of information about Maui.

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Thank bbarb2015
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed both visits! Thanks so much for spending some time with us, and for the great review -- we hope you'll be back again soon! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Makakilo, Hawaii
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The fish tacos were fresh and crunchy and the tacos were nice and soft! The Agave Margarita really topped off the meal. The service was super and very hospitable!!! Always a nice place to hang. The deco is fascinating! I'm always looking for some celebrity to walk in and I'm still waiting but it adds a flavor to the good... More 

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Thank GoCarolyn
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy to hear how much you enjoyed everything, Carolyn! Thank you very much for the high rating and terrific review. Sounds like you really loved your visit and I just hope we'll see you again soon! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent pizza and really good cornbread and fried chicken. I'm a southern girl so gotta have fried chicken and I wasn't disappointed. Would definitely visit again. The 10 ft tall guitar gift from Willie Nelson on display is really cool!! They say he drops in every now and then.

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Thank Debbie P
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Debbie, thank you very much for the awesome review! Sounds like you had a good time. Sorry you missed Willie, but I hope you'll stop by again sometime -- maybe you'll catch him then! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

LAGRANGE, GA
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast - our first this trip in the Hawaiian islands. Had the macadamia pancake with coconut syrup. It was huge and delicious - enough to share for 2 with still some leftover. Great start before swimming in waterfalls on the road to Hana.

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Thank WOOZY
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow, thank you! Glad you liked your breakfasts so much -- thanks for the great review! Come back any time! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Long Island, New York
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great find and a little history of Willie Nelson. We had the Bourbon BBQ pork sliders and they were great. Had a little kick to them since chipotles are in their homemade sauce. The town is adorable and really a "hippie" town. Great shops with interesting clothes, momentos and jewelry.

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Thank Jordana1977
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit so much! Thanks a lot for spending some time in Paia and for paying us a visit while you were here. We'd love to have you back sometime! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Torquay, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was part of a Paia food tour we did. It was fabulous. We went back for supper the next day! It was super!

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Thank Christa M
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Christa, glad you all liked it! Thank you -- come back any time! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Summerland, Canada
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really good barbecue flavoured burger, real beef nice bun. Gluten free pizza for my wife was nice choice. Seemed to be a local hangout, lots of regulars at the bar for happy hour. Usually a good sign. Nice cold beer at happy hour prices after the road to Hana.

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Thank Softball_nut
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed everything! Thanks very much for stopping by here, and for the great review. We'd love to see you again soon! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Commack NY
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rarely...extremely rarely, will give an excellent review to any place but I loved the fried Chicken in this place. Great atmosphere, god beer, great staff. The only problem is PARKING. Parking in Oaiai is a nightmare as is the traffic around dinner time. ( We were there for lunch)

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Thank George L
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

George, apart from the parking trouble, it sounds like you had an absolutely excellent time here, and I'm glad to hear it! Thank you for leaving us this fantastic review -- come back any time! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Wailuku, Hawaii
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charley's was one of our favorite restaurants, until today. We arrived at 12:00, as usual, but were met at the door and told they were cleaning up from breakfast and we could not be served or even seated. Seriously, who closes a lunch restaurant at 12:00? There was no sign to warn us - in fact, the neon signs were... More 

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Thank MauiCooker
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologize sincerely for your poor treatment the other day and for the fact that you were disappointed. While we do have to close the kitchen briefly to prepare for lunch, we should absolutely be clearer about that fact, and I am sorry we weren't. Can you please email me at Jonathan@CharleysMaui.com with the date and time of your visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745
    (Luna Place)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
  • Phone Number: +1 808-579-8085
Description
Paia maintains its small-town, old Hawaii charm, and is now a bustling destination with restaurants, bars, shopping, coffee and gelato.

At Charley’s you never know who might be sitting next to you. It’s long been a favorite hang-out for surfers, adventurers, writers, hippies, rock stars, artists, business leaders, celebrities, and all types, looking to get away and find the ultimate in Maui hospitality.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?