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2665 Wai Wai Pl, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8178
+1 808-879-8898
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10:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 19:00
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Denver, Colorado
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162 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

Don't expect this to be a fancy sit down restaurant. It's a local hole in the wall counter service place. There are a few tables inside and some outside. My husband and I shared ono fish and chips that was great. We were watching them make the batter with Keystone Light in the kitchen. I kind of giggled at that... More 

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Arizona
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Ever the economy travelers, we look for locally owned, out of the way places serving local produce. And I LOVE seafood. It's pretty expensive anywhere but expecially Hawaii. This place in Kihei, Maui has a nice selection of fresh caught local seafood cooked (they have a fresh seafood market onsite) and served in carry out containers and just a few... More 

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Delaware
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

A friend recommended this place so we stopped in today for lunch. It's tiny and busy, and took us awhile to find street parking but it was totally worth it. Fresh ono and chips were completely delicious - not heavy or greasy like I'm used to back east. Girlfriend had the fish tacos and also enjoyed them. We ate outside... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Not only is this place hard to find, it also isn't a restaurant... We saw the good reviews and decided to sniff it out, but when we finally found it we were entirely unimpressed with anything and everything that is Eskimo Candy. Not inviting, no tables, and you feel like you've stopped at a gas station and aren't sure what... More 

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Clark, N. J.
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

we tried for days to locate this "gem" but...it was so worth the searching...we ate there about 5 times when we finally found it....the wait staff was great...& where can you get a lamb patty burger??? i'd take the 12 hours plane trip just for another meal in Eskimo Candy.....

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Sammamish, Washington
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

Hole in the wall location is worth searching out. The poke bowl was a great midday snack for two of us, but I would happily have eaten the whole thing. Four different poke preparations on ocean salad. Ono!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Very good food for a reasonable price. Every visit to Maui we stop here, definitely a favorite of the locals!

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Okanogan, Washington
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

excellent food, reasonably priced for Maui, off the main drag but still busy, quick service, fish market too. We got our food and ate outside. Red Snapper fish and chips was really good. One of the best places in Maui and under $50 for two. Closes by 7 so get there before sunset.

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304 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

Eskimo candy was recommended by a well-wishing friend. The place is well hidden and away from the main tourist drag. The food is absolutely phenomenal. However, that depends on the catch of the day. If they have some great fish, the food will be great too. Their regular fish offerings are not bad either. The restaurant itself could do a... More 

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

Stopped here for dinner today and so glad we did! It's a tiny little place in an off the main drag location, with friendly staff. Only about 4 tables inside and 4 outside. Busy place so some people get their food to go which is a great option. They have delicious fresh fish and the menu is rather large. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 19:00
Thursday
10:30 - 19:00
Friday
10:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2665 Wai Wai Pl, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8178
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-879-8898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?