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“Best Restaurant in Wailuku”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Main Street Bistro - CLOSED

Main Street Bistro
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: This is a 60 seat restaurant that does Lunch, takeout and early dinner. Lunch is main business as it is in the heart of the judicial, financial and medical center of Maui County. The first Friday of every month they provide live music until about 10 pm. Great value with food from the soul. Drinks are strong and try some of the special martinis, Lilikoi Lip Balm, BBQ martini are newest. Menu changes based on product so look often. Unfortunately web site can't stay abreast of changes, so call for updates. Private functions and outside caterings are discussed and encouraged. Great for medical programs and rehearsal dinners.
Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Best Restaurant in Wailuku”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2011

We have eaten at Main Street Bistro for the last 4 years and are always amazed at the excellent food and innovative menu. We can't belive that there are 2 negative reviews. We have never had bad food or service. It's always been amazing. I can't wait to go back.

  • Visited February 2011
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Raymore, Missouri
1 review
“What a find!!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2011

We just got lucky on our way back from our Iao Valley vist and found Main Street Bistro for lunch in Wailulku. Tiny little place, not fancy, but the best food!!!! We sat at the bar and got to watch chef Tom cook the meals. He is a show all on his own and you will love the food. Not much on views and don't except candles on the tables but do come hungry because it is a great meal.

  • Visited January 2011
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Cuisine and chef extraordinaire, very personal food and service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2010

Owner/chef will greet you, seat you, take your order while he chats and he will prepare exceptionally delectable food for you. He's the only one in the kitchen, and you may watch him work over the counter. Atmosphere is quiet and personal, value is excellent. Serves lunch and dinner, but closes early. No seating after 6:30. Not to be missed!

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redondo beach
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A gem in Wailuku”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2010

Taste & presentation were amazing. Loved the "tapas" style, makes it so easy to try a few different things and perfect for sharing. Tom's sauces can't be beat. The food is fresh and fabulous! Tom is happy to share his passion of food with you. We will go back!

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Hawaii
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A little out of the way, perhaps, but worth it.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2009

We live on Maui and love Main Street Bistro!

As several others have mentioned, Tom is great. Previously he was a chef at a number of wonderful restaurants, notably David Paul's in Lahaina.

I highly recommend the Banana Cream Pie and the Beet Salad, but we've never had ANYTHING there that was less than wonderful.

Unfortunately Main Street Bistro isn't open evenings, but it's great for breakfast or lunch on your way to or from the Iao Valley [I highly recommend] and, as others have said, before you board your departing flight at the airport.

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