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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
General Entertainment
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“One of the oldest, traditional Luau. Probably one of the most beloved, famous Luau on the island. Please reserve it in advance, this always sells out!”
  • 51 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Owned by Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, this is the best outdoor deck dining experience in Lahaina and it's right on Front Street. There is usually good quality live music and the food and service are consistently outstanding.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing Pan-Asian Fusion place located in an industrial area in Lahaina. Be sure to make reservation. Wait time is longer than one hour w/o a reservation. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Located on Front Street in the hub of historic Lahaina Town, Kimo's oceanfront restaurant is a favorite for lunch and dinner. Be sure to order the hula pie for dessert! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Kind of reminds me of Key West. A lot of local shops. Our favorite thing to do is get a "Dole Whip" (pineapple soft serve) and walk the street after dinner. We may even buy something one day! VERY touristy, especially when the cruise ships are in town. Can be extremely busy. Tip: Park 2 blocks south of the Banyan Tree in the FREE 3 hour parking lot directly across from the Kamehameha School.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Intimate locale on the beach features Pacific Rim & Mediterranean dishes, plus a variety of wines.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Affordable local/ Hawaiin food right on the water! You can't beat the view.. Great spot for some good grub under $20. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“ Honu Seafood and Pizza is located as close to the water as you can get! Sitting on the rocky seashore of Lahaina, Honu serves some of the best seafood and pizza on the island. Given that you are located just next to the crashing waves of the Pacific, you will also be visited by the turtles (honus) feeding along the rocks. Honu is a casual restaurant, created by famed Maui restaurateurs Mark and Judy Ellman. They are open for lunch and dinner from 11 am to 9:30 pm. Enjoy a starter of Ahi Bruschetta or Butternut Squash Coconut Soup, and their Ali’i Hamakua Mushroom pizza or Dungeness Crab Mac & Cheese. Finish off with a Raspberry Lilikoi Tart and a fresh cup of Ka’anapali Coffee.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Café
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“Located in downtown Lahaina. Excellent spot for some gourmet burgers. Locals love to hang out here as well. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“ The Pacific Whale Foundation offers a variety of different sunset cruises throughout the year. It is best to check their website for their most up to date cruise schedule. Cruises range from sunset sails, adult only cruises to a New Year`s Eve cocktail sail. No matter your age and no matter the occasion, there is sure to be a sunset cruise for you!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“If you are in the mood for some shopping, you can find some of the best deals here with great discounts!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Lahaina Banyan Tree is one of Maui`s most treasured possessions, and a popular gathering place for locals and tourists alike. This famous tree is one of the largest banyan trees in the United States, and stretches its massive branches over a 200 ft. area. The tree was planted on April 24, 1873, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first American Protestant mission in Lahaina. The Lahaina Banyan Tree provides a lovely, shady area from which to admire the tree`s massive branches, and many trunks that make up this single tree. During certain days of the week, you will find art and craft fairs, as well as Hawaiian musicians, under the tree. The Banyan tree is located in historical Lahaina Town, on Front Street adjacent to the harbor.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Place to eat
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“Do this! Its a fantastic night out Warren and Annabelles Magic show is so much fun, you wont be disappointed. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Best Poke selection around. They will make you a bowl to eat right away, or pack some up to take home with your other groceries. They offer quite a bit of local goods as well. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Great food, top end and price but worth it. We like to sit at the bar take in the sights and split the surf and turf with a good bottle of win.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Casual seafood eatery with cocktails, shave ice & an open-air courtyard patio.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Owned by Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, this is the best outdoor deck dining experience in Lahaina and it's right on Front Street. There is usually good quality live music and the food and service are consistently outstanding.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing Pan-Asian Fusion place located in an industrial area in Lahaina. Be sure to make reservation. Wait time is longer than one hour w/o a reservation. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Located on Front Street in the hub of historic Lahaina Town, Kimo's oceanfront restaurant is a favorite for lunch and dinner. Be sure to order the hula pie for dessert! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
“Intimate locale on the beach features Pacific Rim & Mediterranean dishes, plus a variety of wines.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
“Affordable local/ Hawaiin food right on the water! You can't beat the view.. Great spot for some good grub under $20. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“ Honu Seafood and Pizza is located as close to the water as you can get! Sitting on the rocky seashore of Lahaina, Honu serves some of the best seafood and pizza on the island. Given that you are located just next to the crashing waves of the Pacific, you will also be visited by the turtles (honus) feeding along the rocks. Honu is a casual restaurant, created by famed Maui restaurateurs Mark and Judy Ellman. They are open for lunch and dinner from 11 am to 9:30 pm. Enjoy a starter of Ahi Bruschetta or Butternut Squash Coconut Soup, and their Ali’i Hamakua Mushroom pizza or Dungeness Crab Mac & Cheese. Finish off with a Raspberry Lilikoi Tart and a fresh cup of Ka’anapali Coffee.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Café
“Located in downtown Lahaina. Excellent spot for some gourmet burgers. Locals love to hang out here as well. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Hotel
“Great food, top end and price but worth it. We like to sit at the bar take in the sights and split the surf and turf with a good bottle of win.”
  • 16 locals recommend

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