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Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill

Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
+1 808-878-2561
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (70 reviews)
“elk burger” (71 reviews)
“venison” (22 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next time you are on island and feel like a little adventure, take a trip up to the Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill. Located on the leeward hillsides of Haleakala in Kula, across from the Maui Winery is this eclectic local ranch store and grill....More

Thank Sid K
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Walked across the street after visiting the winery for a bite to eat. We had heard about this place prior to our trip and are glad we stopped by. The food is good and very enjoyable to sit outside with the views and enjoy a...More

1  Thank AFD22
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We went to Ulupalakua Ranch when we came back from the Haleakala Sunrise and it was a good decision. They have the best burgers on maui, but beware of the hot sauce.. its really hot.

Thank Marco11868
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We always make a point of coming up from Kihei at least once a trip to have a burger or two for lunch. Lovely to sit on the veranda and take in the ranch with the locals.Good idea to bring along a cooler to take...More

Thank Rochne
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch at the end of a scenic drive. Great scenery and souvenirs. Not too impressed with venison and beef ono plate lunch. Beef was very dry and tasteless, would not recommend this choice.

Thank jennihowie
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Worth a trip to experience the “country” ranch idea. Lots of great gift ideas. Didn’t get a red wiener but maybe next time!

Thank Patti W
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We came across the Ulupalakua Ranch Store and Grill unexpectedly after a morning on Haleakala. We were glad to find it since we weren't certain of dining options where we were heading (Kipahulu). My friend had the lamb burger and I had the taro burger...More

Thank mizchelley
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We've been to the Ulupalakua Ranch store three or four times (they've got some good t-shirts) but have never eaten at the deli until today. Glad we did. I don't actually remember what all they have on the menu because I was only after a...More

1  Thank Roadtrip E
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We came for the winery visit across the street but this deli ranch store had a lot of people going in. Had to know. I thought I should go for the Elk burger. A new meat for me. And my wife went for the beef....More

1  Thank MarshallGulch
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We went out of our way to have lunch here based on great reviews. The staff inside the store was friendly & there were a small, but cool variety of souvenirs. However, the guy manning the grill was completely rude. First of all, he slid...More

Thank HollMarc
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kula
  • Phone Number: +1 808-878-2561
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When you come on up to visit us at Ulupalakua, you'll find it's not just about the drive. These days, it's about the food. "We're becoming a food destination," says Will Munder, Executive Chef of Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill. Mosey up to the counter, and you'll still find all the classic Ranch favorites, but the good stuff just got better. Now everything is made from scratch and as local as we can get it. The Ulupalakua lamb, beef and famous elk are part of our commitment to serve only meat from the Ranch or from Maui. And thanks to Upcountry's abundance. The bustling Grill gets crates of fresh local lettuce, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, pineapple, herbs and more, every morning. Reminders of times gone by are everywhere inside the Ulupalakua Store, from the sepia-toned photos on the walls to the cowboy hats on the shelves. The Store is a happy place of simple things, good things. Our motto here at Ulupalakua Ranch is: "Happy People." Plain and simple.
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