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“Good Eats with Interesting Info as the side”

Hawaii Tasting Tours
Ranked #1 of 4 Food & Drink in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: History. Culture. Food. Fun! Hawaii Tasting Tours is proud to offer it all while experiencing 3 or 4 of the best restaurants on Maui or Oahu, all in 1 tour! On our guided walking tours, you will enjoy a progressive meal with each course served at a different restaurant on Maui or Oahu. Each restaurant offers the best seat in the house and has created a signature tasting plate and beverage for our tour guests to showcase their tastiest dishes. With your Gastro Guide at your side, you will be entertained throughout the experience with cultural and historical facts about Hawaii with fun give aways and prizes and more! Come, "feed your 5 senses" today!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Doing the tour early on our stay on Maui allowed us to return to some of the best restaurants in Lahaina! Gigi is so enthusiastic and knows so much about the history of the island that it made the walking tour exciting. She is extremely knowledgeable about all the foods and fish of the Islands. It certainly was the highlight of our time on Maui.

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Reviewed March 16, 2014

We vacationed in Hawaii (Maui & Kauai) for our honeymoon and booked the "Hawaii Tasting Tours: Lahaina Lights Tour" just before we left. Wow, were we in for a treat! We had no idea this would absolutely be one of the highlights of our time in Maui, but it was!!! :-)

We had such a great time with Gigi, the Hostess/Tour Guide. Not only were all the locations we visited fun and exceptional, and the food delicious, but Gigi was so accommodating and professional. She really made us feel so comfortable and she had so much good information to share. We had so much fun and learned a lot from her at each location and walking on Front Street. Plus, she actually takes pictures of you and sends them to you afterwards along with a list of the places you visited and notes from the tour! It was like we met a long-time local friend in Maui and she took us on a food tasting/Maui history tour! True class!

She also did a great job prepping the tour as each of the locations was aware it was our honeymoon and congratulated us (some even had additional treats for us)! The whole group had a birds-eye view of the sunset at one of the restaurants visited- a really special experience. The people at all the locations knew Gigi and greeted her like she was their friend- so you know you are in good hands!

I've been on countless tours all over the world and I cannot recommend this company and Gigi enough!!! If I could rate this higher than 5 stars I absolutely would. This is a must do tour when you are in Maui! A truly exceptional and unforgettable experience. Highly, highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had a really great time out with Gigi and the other couple on our tour, Peter and Katie. We booked this for my wife's birthday and it worked out great for us. It had rained all day so we were sort of bummed but this walking tour worked out great for us with the extra umbrella's that Gigi provided.

The stops were all great and some of the food was really fantastic. It was a great time and we learned a lot about the culture and history of the islands. She also had a wonderful gift for my wife and made certain that she was recognized at all the restaurants.

The value was wonderful as the portions were much larger than we had expected and you receive full portions of all the wine and cocktails along the way. To try all the options that you get at the restaurants would take tons of money but you get to sample everything and find out where you'd like to go back and visit later. We also got some nice extras along the way which we really appreciated. Plus we finished with what would have been a meal all by itself I feel like. Doesn't hurt to learn about the good Happy Hour deals along the way as well:)

If we ever get back to Maui we'll be looking forward to doing the tour on the South side as well! Thank you for a great experience.

1  Thank PeterK987
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

If we could give this event more than 5 stars we would! It was pouring rain, but GIgi, the hostess, was more than prepared with ponchos and umbrellas. Gigi was extremely knowledgeable about Hawaii and all the food, but sadly did not get to talk a whole lot because the other couple on the tour and we had so much in common we blabbed almost the whole night! GIgi was right in the mix, however, letting the conversation flow and participating with us. The food at the stops we had was incredible, and that was an understatement! We are planning on going back to one of the restaurants tonight! This tour was great because you can sample food from multiple restaurants without having to drop $100+ at each place. We also went to a couple restaurants we never would have patronized, but now we will because we know about them. We cannot recommend Gigi and this tour enough!

1  Thank punisher_1001
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Reviewed March 1, 2014

We had a lot of fun on the Lahaina Lights tasting tour. Visiting five restaurants in one evening was a fun way to explore the town - although it was more than we could eat. The Lahaina Fish Co. was our top spot of the night - so good we went back for a full feed the night after. Gigi was a great host. A waitress in Fleetwood's was a little rude to us. Gigi more than compensated for this minor blip in the evening's enjoyment. We were offered a complimentary meal for two. The tour comes highly recommended - approach with a big appetite!

1  Thank BertieT2014
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