Dining Highlights

Dining Highlights published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

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Maui Restaurants with a View

5 venues to improve your dining outlook
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Award-Winning Food: What Makes a Winner?

These four ‘Aipono awardees prove that there’s more than one path to success.
Cuatro

Cuatro

Chef/owner Eric Arbogast, a veteran of several popular Maui kitchens, brought the best recipes from each under one roof.

Broke da Mouth! Best of Maui Dining 2017

Here are a few of our readers’ favorite ‘Aipono-winning restaurants on Maui.
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Go Nuts!

Chocolate-covered is just the beginning. Macadamia nuts have a shell of a lot more to offer.
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Las Pinatas

The spice-loving chefs at Pinatas on Maui dip mahi mahi filets in emerald-green cilantro and jalapeno batter before pan-frying.
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Fiesta Time

The fish tacos at Fiesta Time arrive piping hot, packed with well-seasoned, pan-fried mahi mahi on a bed of authentic Spanish rice and refried bean

Umalu

Chef Kevin Boyle says the Korean BBQ beef bulgogi sandwich he created for Umalu is among his top five favorite sandwiches of all time.
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Tops of the Morning

Here are a few of our favorite taste-bud-pleasing eateries on Maui’s south and north shores, plus one Upcountry.
Pizza Paradiso

Family-friendly Restaurants

Here are some of our favorite family-friendly Maui restaurants...
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North Shore Cafe

Sink your teeth into a noble Benedict or steak and eggs for less than ten bucks at North Shore Cafe in Haiku, Maui.
Milagros

Milagros Food Company

Straying from tradition, the chefs at Milagros use sweet Thai chili sauce and melted jack cheese to elevate their fish tacos.

Chefs on a Roll: Gourmet Food Trucks

What do great chefs drive? Food trucks, of course!
Aina Gourmet

Grab ‘n Go

These 5 Maui markets make it easy and delicious to take a great meal on the road.
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Move over, Sugar Plums: Maui Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season with some of the most decadent and delicious desserts on Maui. Here are our favorite places to indulge.
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Tasty Temperance: Mocktails + Recipes

Story by Becky Speere On a recent visit to the Four Seasons’ ‘Aipono Award-winning Lobby Lounge, my daughter and I ordered mocktails—and found paradise in a pair of Collins glasses. Tori chose the Jardin, savoring...
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Around the World: Maui Food Trucks

These five moveable feasts take diners on a delicious journey.
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Barstool Gourmet at Lahaina Grill, Roy’s, Duke’s & Merriman’s

When eating out, the setting need not be fancy to be delicious. Need proof? Pull up a chair and go gourmet at these four great Maui restaurants.

When Dining = ADVENTURE

Fine dining” and “dining adventure” once meant two different things. How times have changed!
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Holiday in Hawai‘i: Family & Food Traditions

Hawai‘i is a place populated by people from all over the world, and sharing cultural foods plays an important part in our celebrations. When we asked friends, recently, about their favorite throwback indulgences, this is what they said...
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Great Maui Food: Off the Beaten Track

One of the perks of exploring Maui’s less familiar places is discovering great little dining spots you didn’t expect to find. Need a map? Start here.
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Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante

Ferraro’s snagged this year’s ‘Aipono Award for “Most Romantic” dining spot.
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The Joy of Healthy

5 venues that put the "Yum!" in what's good for you.
South Shore Tiki Lounge

South Shore Tiki Lounge

South Shore Tiki Lounge delivers tasty, health-conscious bar food.
Plantation House Restaurant

A Taste for Luxury

These five dining experiences are right on the money.

Maui Dinner Cruises + VIDEO

These Maui boat tours with catering chefs offer signature plated and buffet fare. Add the occasional sighting of a whale’s tail or two during whale season, and you’ve got an unforgettable dinner show.
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4 Wheels, 5 Meals: Maui Food Trucks

Maui food trucks take delicious dining on the road.

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