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Kaaloa's Super Js: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kaaloa's Super JsSee Kaaloa's Super Js Video ($)
(578 ratings)

83-5409 Mamalahoa Hwy Map It!
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 328-9566
  • Lau Lau
    slow cooked pork in taro leaves; looks good
5.0 out of 5
578 ratings
family cooking; like at someone's home
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  • Chimichurri Beef Tacos
    short rib, pan-fried, cubed & tossed in chimichurri (Argentinean meat sauce) & topped w/ sliced cabbage, crema de Mirin mayo, salsa & parsley; looks good
4.5 out of 5
69 ratings
CLOSED; blue food truck; no fixed location...find out location from Twitter or Facebook website
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Down The Hatch: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Down The Hatch ($$)
(1500 ratings)

658 Front St Map It!
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 661-4900
https://www.dthmaui.com
  • Ahi Samurai
    appetizer; black pepper seared ahi, avocado hummus, pickled red onion, wasabi aioli, balsamic glaze, sprouts, crostini
  • Lobster and Crab Stuffed Grilled Cheese
    lobster, crab, cabbage, cheese, tomatoes, lava lava sauce, Hawaiian sweet bread, shoestring fries; looks good!
  • Mango Shave Ice
4.5 out of 5
1500 ratings
est. 2015; "A Place to Eat Fish"; relaxed atmosphere w/ outdoor seating
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  • Kalua Pig
    short rib
  • Laulau
    popular; pork wrapped in taro leaf; looks good
  • Short Ribs pipikaula style
    popular; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2270 ratings
#31 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); James Beard Award Recipient 2000
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Kanaka Kava: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kanaka KavaSee Kanaka Kava Video ($$)
(275 ratings)

75-5803 Alii Dr Map It!
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(866) 327-1660
kanakakava.com
  • Hawaiian Ahi Poke
    authentic Hawaiian style; looks good
  • Pupu Platter
    sampler platter of Kalua pork, purple sweet potatoes, poke, poi, & their signature item squid luau (taro leaves w/ octopus, coconut milk, sweetener); looks good
4.5 out of 5
275 ratings
kava bar & Hawaiian food; local favorite
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Leonard's Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Leonard's BakerySee Leonard's Bakery Video ($)
(469 ratings)

94-849 Lumiaina St Map It!
Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 732-2133
www.leonardshawaii.com
  • Malasasas w/ Haupia Filling
    Portuquese confection...sort of like a doughnut without the hole rolled in cinnamon and sugar and filled w/ Hawaiian coconut pudding; looks good
4.5 out of 5
469 ratings
mobile truck selling bakery items; original store (Leonard's Bakery) est. in 1952
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Like Poke?: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Like Poke? ($$)
(226 ratings)

591 Haleakala Hwy Map It!
Kahului, HI 96732
(808) 757-8402
  • Fried Poke
    fresh poke, dredged & flash deep-fried; topped w/ "crack" sauce
  • Poke Bake
    fresh tuna poke topped w/ "everything" sauce & browned in oven; served in tin loaf pan
  • Tuna Poke
    made fresh every day
4.5 out of 5
226 ratings
opened in 2009; food truck
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Mama's Fish House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mama's Fish HouseSee Mama's Fish House Video ($$$$)
(5895 ratings)

799 Poho Pl Map It!
Paia, HI 96779
(808) 579-8488
www.mamasfishhouse.com
  • Liliko'I (Passion Fruit) Creme Brulee
4.5 out of 5
5895 ratings
opened in 1973; nestled in a beautiful coconut grove on a secluded white sand beach
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Mana Bu's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mana Bu'sSee Mana Bu's Video ($)
(398 ratings)

1618 S King St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 358-0287
www.hawaiimusubi.com
  • Spam Musubi
    spam-filled rice rolls wrapped in dry seaweed
4.5 out of 5
398 ratings
restaurant closes once food sells out
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Maui Fresh Streatery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Maui Fresh Streatery ($$)
(52 ratings)

Kaahumanu Ave Map It!
Kahului, HI 96732
(808) 344-7929
mauifreshstreatery.com
  • Laphet Thock Salad w/ Braised Octopus
    marinated octopus, chopped Pohole fern, tomatoes, onions, chopped candlenuts, coconut flakes, fried garlic, sesame seeds, minced dried shrimp, vinaigrette; "it's ridiculously good...I am blown away!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Okonomiyaki
    traditional Japanese street savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients (shredded cabbage, shrimp, shredded pork, bacon); topped w/ Okonomi sauce & Kewpie mayo, pickled ginger; not always available since menu changes so often
4.5 out of 5
52 ratings
"local mobile establishment providing 'ono' food on the streets of Maui"; menu changes based on what's fresh
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Miso Phat Sushi: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Miso Phat Sushi ($$)
(506 ratings)

1279 S Kihei Rd Map It!
Kihei, HI 96753
(808) 891-6476
www.misophat.com
  • Liliko'i Ice Cream
    Liliko'i is passion fruit
  • TNT Roll (MISO the Bomb)
    shrimp tempura & crab roll topped w/ ahi poke & served w/ Unagi sauce & Agave honey; look good
4.5 out of 5
506 ratings
owner catches his own fish (fresh fish!), comes to restaurant & takes pictures of fish w/ customers; Other Recipes: Poke
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Outrigger Pizza Company: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Outrigger Pizza Company ($$)
(371 ratings)

1819 S Kihei Rd Map It!
Maui, HI 96753
(808) 280-2985
  • Italian Sausage Pizza
    thin-crust pizza; choice of homemade tomato sauce or garlic aioli (Guy got tomato sauce); w/ Italian sausage, sweet onions, Portobello mushrooms, sweet bell peppers & 3 cheeses
  • Lilikoi Pork Pizza
    thin-crust pizza w/ garlic aioli, Kailua pulled pork, sweet bell peppers, sweet onions, 3 cheeses, Lilikoi drizzle; looks good
4.5 out of 5
371 ratings
est. 2009; food trailer w/ brick oven that owner built himself; scenic ocean-view; Other Recipes: Pizza Red Sauce
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Rebel Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rebel Kitchen ($$)
(435 ratings)

79-7399 Mamalahoa Hwy Map It!
Kealakekua, HI 96750
(808) 322-0616
www.rebelkitchen.com
  • Coconut Curry Ono & Shrimp
    sauteed w/ veggies in a spicy coconut curry, served w/ rice; looks good
  • Poke Burger
    fresh local ahi tuna patty served seared, topped w/ fresh slaw, tomato, onion, avocado, wasabi aioli & furikake; looks good
4.5 out of 5
435 ratings
serving international sole food, beer & grinds; local favorite
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Thai Mee Up: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Thai Mee Up ($$)
(424 ratings)

591 Haleakala Hwy Map It!
Kahului, HI 96732
(808) 214-3369
  • Boneless Pork Ribs
    marinated pork, deep-fried & sauteed w soy-based garlic sauce; served w/ rice & papaya salad; "on a flavor scale from 1 to 100, that's a 101...this is one of the best things I've had on the island...ever!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Stuffed Chicken Wings
    fried chicken wing stuffed w/ pork, shrimp, veggies & noodles; looks good
4.5 out of 5
424 ratings
food truck serving Thai/Hawaiian food
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Alan Wong's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Alan Wong's RestaurantSee Alan Wong's Restaurant Video ($$$$)
(1921 ratings)

1857 S King St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 949-2526
www.alanwongs.com
  • Soup and Kalua Pig Sandwich
    chilled orange and yellow vine-ripened Hamakua springs tomato soup served in a martini glass in a ying-yang pattern plus a grilled mozzarella cheese, foie gras, kalua pig sandwich served on a long flat cheese crisp spanning over the martini glass
4.0 out of 5
1921 ratings
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Alley Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Alley RestaurantSee Alley Restaurant Video ($$)
(1253 ratings)

99-115 Aiea Heights Dr Map It!
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 486-3499
www.aieabowl.com
  • Grilled Coca Cola Marinated Turkey Sandwich
    turkey breast marinated in Coca Cola, garlic & spices, then grilled, served w/ green leaf lettuce on a hoagie bun
  • Ox Tail Soup
    oxtail simmered w/ Chinese spices, ginger, mushrooms & peanuts; served w/ housemade ponzu sauce; "OMG...you win best ox tail soup in the world award. This is crazy good!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Tasty Tuesday
    off-menu item; 5-course-fixed-price; varies week-to-week; at airing, main course was braised short-ribs w/ potato-a-gratin; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1253 ratings
opened in 2005; bowling alley, restaurant & bar; Other Recipes: Beef Stew
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Big Wave Shrimp: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Big Wave ShrimpSee Big Wave Shrimp Video ($$)
(282 ratings)

66-521 Kamehameha Hwy Map It!
Haleiwa, HI 96712
(808) 366-2016
www.bigwaveshrimp.com
  • Barbecue Short-Ribs
    thinly sliced, seasoned, pan-fried & topped w/ Hondashi (Asian season salt); served w/ rice & cabbage salad
  • Crunchy Shrimp
    battered, dredged w/ Panko bread crumbs & deep-fried in vegetable oil; served w/ rice, cabbage salad & side of sweet chili dipping sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
282 ratings
food truck serving Haiwaiian foods w/ Thai flare
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  • Apple Strudel
    make the old fashioned German way; served w/ vanilla bean sauce
  • Beef Rouladen
    traditional German meat dish; braised beef rolled up w/ mustard, bacon, sliced pickles, caramelized onions; served w/ side of spaetzle & red cabbage; looks good
4.0 out of 5
126 ratings
only German restaurant in Maui; self-proclaimed quaint “hole in the wall” restaurant
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food (New), Episode: "Maui, HI"
  • 808 Burger Challenge
    8 burger patties, 8 slices of cheese (about 3.5 lbs) in 30 min; Casey won
4.0 out of 5
1365 ratings
50s-style burger joint; won the best burger in Maui 15 yrs in a row (as of 2018)
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Da Kitchen Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Da Kitchen Cafe ($$)
(3203 ratings)

425 Koloa St Map It!
Kahului, HI 96732
(808) 871-7782
  • Kalbi Short Ribs
    served w/ rice; looks good
  • Notorious BIG Loco Moco
    BIG serving of fried rice, burger patty, cheese, spam, Portuguese sausage, bacon; looks good
  • Polynesian Paralysis Moco
    fish tempura, Kalua Pork, 2 eggs, onions & mushrooms & gravy over fried rice; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3203 ratings
serving island soul food; long lines
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Dean's Drive Inn: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dean's Drive InnSee Dean's Drive Inn Video ($$)
(213 ratings)

45-270 William Henry Rd Map It!
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 247-1300
  • Ahi Cakes
    cubed ahi mixed w/ onions, water chestnuts, green onions, black pepper, soy, eggs & flour; formed in patties & grilled on flat top; topped w/ Greek chili aioli
  • Beef Teriyaki
    top seller; sliced & ternderized sirloin, marinated in giner-garlic teriyaki sauce over night & grilled; looks good
  • Ono
    sliced, grilled on flat top & topped w/ ginger sauce & soy; looks good
4.0 out of 5
213 ratings
opened in 2006; casual gourmet local cuisine (meals served in styrofoam container); moved from original location at airing (45-773 Kamehameha Hwy); Other Recipes: Baked Butter Mochi Cups
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  • Fried Pork
    pork chops marinated overnight w/ shoyu, vinegar, garlic, black pepper & bay leaves; pan-fried slowly to tender, but still crispy; served w/ vinegar garlic sauce & homemade pickled oncho; sells out every day before dinner
  • Lechon Special
    a favorite; Filipino fried rice; crispy pork belly chopped to bite sized pieces, seasoned w/ fish sauce, Hawaiian salt tossed w/ tomatoes, onions & green onions; looks good
4.0 out of 5
432 ratings
est. 1974
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  • Burnt Ends
    trimmings of our classic brisket, re-smoked; looks good
  • Ribs
    St. Louis-style pork ribs, slow cooked for 5 hours
4.0 out of 5
698 ratings
owner/chef left Wall Street & took over in 2013; Other Recipes: Fancy Slaw
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  • Citrus Avocado Poke
    poke (seasoned raw tuna cubes), topped w/ avocado salsa, sesame citrus oil on fried wonton shell; looks good
  • Stuffed Chicken
    lightly dusted chicken breast stuffed w/ three cheese blend, rosemary & prosciutto; pan seared & finished w/ Kona coffee "Red Eye" gravy; served w/ mashed potatoes & fresh seasonal sauteed veggies; available for dinner only
4.0 out of 5
341 ratings
joint w/ island flair w/ a Southern attitude serving fresh flavors, local ingredients & menu items made from scratch
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Fresh Catch: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fresh CatchSee Fresh Catch Video ($$)
(438 ratings)

45-1118 Kamehameha Hwy Map It!
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 235-7653
www.freshcatch808.com
  • Spicy Smoked Tako
    one of most popular pokes; an island favorite; octopus smoked in kiawe wood for 4 hrs, sliced & mixed in mayo-based sauce
  • Ahi Limu Poke
    raw ahi tuna-based cubes mixed w/ herbs, spices & sauce
4.0 out of 5
438 ratings
offer 30 types of poke; poke is defined as "small cuts"; homemade smoker in back is a former metal cabinet (chef calls it "The Diablo 5000")
Hawaii   (58 restaurants)    
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