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Waterfront Restaurant - CLOSED

300 Maalaea Rd, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96793-5918
+1 808-244-9028
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Jul 23, 2016
“Don't do it!”
Mar 16, 2014
“Amazing view, food & staff”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Maalaea Rd, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96793-5918
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21 - 30 of 265 reviews

Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you care anything about the best of the best, skip Mama's and head here. You want to talk about expensive... compare websites and menus. I have been a resident on Maui and write restaurant reviews. A romantic dinner, and I choose...We can go anywhere...More

Thank Gaiabest
Reviewed July 24, 2013

The Waterfront used to be one of our favorite restaurants and we couldn't wait for it to reopen. I love the new location, gorgeous view and nice decor. The service was good, but we were really disappointed by the food. For starters, they no longer...More

Thank Kelly S
Rick S, Owner at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

Aloha Kelly, I’m very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your dinner three months ago. If you would have brought any of your concerns to our attention during your dinner we would have explained or corrected them. I’m glad that you loved our...More

Reviewed July 23, 2013

One of the best meals we had on the island, so good in fact we went back for lunch prior to boarding the plane for the long ride home. Excellent service, good menu with nightly specials. Everyone had a great dinner!

1  Thank Allen T
Reviewed July 19, 2013

We arrived for lunch midweek and were influenced by the photo in the where to eat magazine. We wanted to eat that and we had come all the way from Kihei only to be told that it is not on the lunch which consisted of...More

1  Thank DerekCC_12
Reviewed July 9, 2013

The service was great! We had lunch here before our whale watching tour. The food was awesome! The harbor view was beautiful. Would definintely go again.

1  Thank LisaMil71
Rick S, Owner at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Thanks for the review. Come and see us again!

Reviewed July 6, 2013

We always start with the Caesar salad, classic dressing, all made tableside from scratch, home made croutons, extra dollop of anchois on the side please. My new favorite dish is usually the fresh fish duo, a half-plate each of two fresh fish preparations. Today was...More

Thank RickMotown
Rick S, Owner at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2013

Thanks so much for coming. Hope to see you again! Rick

Reviewed July 6, 2013

The food was wonderful. The service was excellent. Will definitely do again. Great place to watch the boats come in and out of the harbor while enjoying a nice lunch outside.

Thank mcbearrentine
Rick S, Owner at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2013

Thanks for joining us. see you again soon.

Reviewed July 5, 2013

We had lunch here the day we visited the Maui Ocean Center. Great server! She was incredibly helpful in coming up with some gluten free options for our son's lunch. She spoke with the chef and they made some delicious Mahi tacos on corn tortillas...More

Thank flossboss
Reviewed July 3, 2013

We were at the Waterfront Restaurant the first time in 8 years on a couple days ago. We were a bit concerned because we knew they had moved last May. We had grown comfortable with the small location in the blue apartment building having been...More

Thank 921mikeh921
Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I were heading to our hotel when a horrible accident occurred and we were delayed approximately 5 hours. This was our first stop before our very long afternoon. Regardless I understand cercumstances were different because of the accident but the staff was...More

Thank Julie R
Rick S, Owner at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2013

Aloha, my name is Rick Smith and I am the owner and manager on duty on the day in question. first, let me give condolences to those involved in the accident. The day in question was a normal Sunday for us until the accident occurred....More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$31 - $50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Maalaea Rd, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96793-5918
    (Route 30)
  • Public Transportation: Maui Bus drop off and pick-up within 50 feet of entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Maalaea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-244-9028
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