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Ma'alaea General Store & Cafe

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132 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5933
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here because Beach Bums next door had stopped serving breakfast. We ordered breakfast burrito, breakfast tacos and an acai bowl. It took a while for the food to come out. The acai bowl came first: it was good with acai and granola, but lacked any fruit. The burrito was good, but the tacos were excellent! It was only... More 

Thank Mikey G
McHenry, Illinois
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gift shop had everything you could want dealing with whales. There were things not found in other shops. If you like whales, this is the place to go.

Thank Jerry2146
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice people but a little pricey. The Cobb salad rocks. New owners are doing a good job of improving the store.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lille, France
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289 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in after a 5 hour sea trip to see the turtles. The iced vanilla latte was perfect and the service was friendly. What more can you ask for.

Thank jenaipas
Dallas, TX
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the nearby condos and went thinking we could just stock up on easy convenience store items but that is not what this place offers. They had a decent selection of fancy lemonade but would be better positioned as a coffee/smoothie shop and gift store. Saw people eating there too but we didn't try the food.

Thank HVlgFam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the duck and it was really good wasn't oily at all best I've had on this island. The lamb with black beans and wasabi mashed potatoes were also really good.

Thank SpawneR68
Wailuku, Hawaii
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cute little General Store type atmosphere with excellent breakfast treats and sandwiches. I highly recommend either getting it to go if you are coming out of Lahaina on your way to another part of the island for a picnic, or it is relaxing to either sit on the front porch, or in the seat swings, and watch... More 

Thank Ann M
redlands california
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service at 6am from Brittany. Large latte was smooth and delicious. Enjoyed contemplating the rainy remnants of Tropical Storm Darby on their lanai.

Thank jwwcpa
Morgan Hill, California
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206 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped by here to pick up a few needed item but they didn't have most of what we needed. "General Store" Is more of a deli and ice cream store in General. If you found this review helpful please let me know.

Thank deadgrassdog
Paia, Hawaii
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I live on Maui, and eat good food offered on Maui. Been going to the space which has been changing hands for years, where now it is the Ma'alaea General Store (with different owners from last time?). Went there when they first opened (with first owners?) and had a delicious ahi black and blue burger for a decent price (I... More 

Thank Maui N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailuku
  • Phone Number: 808-242-8900

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