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“wonderful atmosphere and food”
Review of Kimo's Restaurant

Kimo's Restaurant
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Ranked #15 of 272 Restaurants in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $34
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Papalaua Street and Wahie Lane
Description: Right on the water and in the heart of historic Lahaina, Kimo’s brings you and your o’hana (Hawaiian for family) a casual, completely Maui dining experience. Renowned our “postcard” views of Lanai and Molokai, we offer a menu featuring fresh Hawaiian fish, prime rib, prime steaks and the original Hula Pie, Kimo’s has been a Maui must-do for over 30 years. The upstairs main dining room shows the architectural influence of New England on the former whaling port, with koa-lined walls, missionary-style furnishings and maritime memorabilia. After dinner, Kimo’s lanai becomes a very cool hotspot for tropical cocktails and Hawaiian music. Live entertainment is offered on weekends and select week nights.
Reviewed June 18, 2014

We enjoyed a great lunch here. The BBQ pork sandwich was great. So was the pina colada I had. The service was wonderful as was the view. My husband enjoyed what he ate as well. Overall, very satisfied and would go back again.

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Reviewed June 18, 2014

There are many restaurants in Lahania, and most are copies of each other. Ocean front, average food and service, 100% tourists. This place is different. The open air first floor bar and dining room are great spots to enjoy ocean and sunset views, and the second floor dining room views are spectacular. The appetizers are great - either combined for a meal or just for a snack; tropical beverages are great (the mango martini is my favorite); service is very friendly, attentive, and casual. And the ambiance is great - live music, great views, and fun energy. Better for adults, but you won't be uncomfortable taking children there for dining. Highly recommend for lunch or dinner (they also offer breakfast, but haven't tried that).

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

When it comes to favorite restaurants Kimo's is always on ours when we visit Maui. They do have pretty good Prime Rib and steak offerings but their seafood offerings are always tops on the island. They have three ways of preparing fish so you could have the same fish night after night and it would be different. Prices are higher than seafood at home but everything is that way in Maui. But you won't spend $150 + tip per person either.

But here's a word of advice, save room for Kimo's famous Hula Pie for dessert! 10-12" high slice of Oreo crust, Macadamia Nut premium vanilla ice cream with Hot Fudge poured all over it, and topped with Whipped cream!

We are not drinkers so we only have one tropical cocktail when we go here, usually a Lava Flow. Still we manage to get out of there at under $100 for two. Upstairs dinning near one of the rails is great at sunset because they have a great ocean view and sunset photo opportunity! Reservations are certainly needed but not required especially if dinning around sunset.

They have local entertainment nightly after dinner hour about 8:30 -10:30 PM.

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Thank JRFord
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

Title says it all. Bartenders are friendly and cool, food is good, cocktails are on par with the rest of the more "upscale" places, and the view absolutely can't be beat. They also have pretty good music it seemed like nightly.

Thank mkushin
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

BEST fish we had in Maui! You have to try the local favorites. It will melt in your mouth. They have a great atmosphere and service is excellent.

Thank Marglenna
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