Battle of Maui Burgers


upcountry burger maui‘Ulupalakua Ranch Store’s Deli & Grill

Hwy. 37, ‘Ulupalakua • (808) 878-2561
Hours: Daily 9:30 am – 5 pm • Grill 11 am – 2:30 pm • Closed on major holidays

Taste: 9 | Ambiance: 9 | Value: 8
Overall Score: 26

the scoop: If you’re driving the “back way” to Hana, you’ll pass this endearing little ranch store and grill. Stop and stretch your legs or sit a spell on the lanai, whose whimsical cowboy sculptures were carved by the late Maui artist Reems Mitchell. Livestock grazing nearby let you know your burger’s got the Maui Cattle Company brand. As with all great barbecues, the hand-formed patties sizzle over smoldering embers, taking on a smoky flavor before settling into a griddle-toasted Home Maid Bakery bun.

nearby attractions: Tedeschi Winery Tours & Tasting Room, Kula Country Farms stand, Kula Botanical Gardens, Ali‘i Kula Lavender Farm, O’o Farms, Surfing Goat Dairy


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