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“Worth the splurge”
Review of Mama's Fish House

Mama's Fish House
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Ranked #2 of 41 Restaurants in Paia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Good for: Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hana Highway - Turn Left at the fishing boat
Reviewed November 30, 2013

We always make sure to come here when in Maui. They do a great job creating a welcoming ambience with the beach front location, lighting and open feel. The curry entree has great favors. And all the fish tastes very fresh. As others note, it is silly expensive, but worth the splurge.

Thank sidk
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

There isn't anything negative that can be said about this restaurant. The views, the staff, food quality and food presentation were superb. While dinning my wife had a slight mishap of dropping her iPad off a window sill and it fell down between the walls. After our many attempts to retrieve and having no success, the staff immediately began their quest searching for numerous items that might work. Finally a maintenance person was successful and was able to return the device to my wife. Service by all was above and beyond all belief.
If driving ' the road to hana' in Maui, it would be a sin to pass by Mama's Fish House on your return trip. Treat yourself, you will not be disappointed !!

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Thank 860Vetman
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Yes, the food is very overpriced, but we couldn't find a more beautiful atmosphere and professional friendly staff for lunch. We had a table looking out on the open area leading to the picturesque beach area. Exotic, tropical and natural. The stuffed mahi mahi ($52) was just good, not great. The fish itself and the crab were of average taste. The mini lobster on top was very tasty. Next time we'll probably order just a couple of appetizers at $25-30 each, drink iced tea and just linger and enjoy it all.

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Thank notpassive
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

We knew the place was expensive going into it, the view and atmosphere are excellent, but our service was very poor. I probably should not have left a tip. Our waitress was not attentive at all and it appeared she had no interest in being there. The food is very fresh and good, but not worth another visit. It was nice to try once, but we will not return

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Thank eric s
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MamasFishHouse, Social Media & Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2013

Dear Eric S,

We are very sorry to hear that your experience with us did not live up
to your expectations and we want to know that we take your comments very
seriously. We hope you might consider giving us another opportunity to serve you in the future.

Mahalo,

Mama's Fish House

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Reviewed November 28, 2013

Restaurant is situated on a beach if you need to kill some time. The food is great but you will pay for it (although this seemed the one place in Maui where you would pay allot for food but also have it worth it). I had the wasabi encrusted calamari which was delicious but did not come with a dipping sauce. I had some sort of sword fish (which I don't recall now) which was delicious. I had an after meal coffee and dessert. The coffee was amazing and the mousse came out looking like an edible pearl in a shell. Only problem was that coffee did not come out with dessert but after (like there was some miss communication). They also forgot to put in the calamari order but they took care of that. Service was good and offered good advice (even when I initially thought the recommendations were off I was not disappointed). However no refills were offered on sods (a pet peeve of mine)

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Thank tac0matraveler
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