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Koa's Seaside Grill

839 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2365
+1 808-667-7737
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
839 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2365
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Made a reservation on Open Table, booked for 4 ple, called in that day changed it to 6 ple, when we arrived was advise the restaurant was a buy back Xmas party, and because of the rain roof top was closed. We went to Ruth...More

Thank cootsh
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I just had dinner here, sat at a table along the water. Our waiter was Adam, and he was a big part of our delightful experience. We started our meal with bacon wrapped scallops which were some of the best we've had....More

Thank Sisters_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at Koa's. We started with bacon wrapped scallops. They were fantastic, but ths secret was the pinapple jam they came in. We both had the Ahi Tuna. While the tuna was obviously the star of the dish, the wasabi...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t say enough about Koa’s. We had breakfast. Food was more than plentiful & tasty. Especially loved Justine, our waitress, who was so friendly (what you’d expect in Hawaii) and was willing to answer our questions about the area and other places to get...More

Thank Pat T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always follow Trip Advisor reviews when on vacation to find good food. I’m sad to say, this time I regretted doing so. We had lunch here. The menu doesn’t have too many choices. The fish tacos were so bland, I forced them down with...More

Thank 4LoveofTraveling
Koas G, Public Relations Manager at Koa's Seaside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, I will pass your comment along to our chef. He always appreciate our guests feedback! We are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. We have been getting great reviews from our guests ever since we changed our menu so we deeply...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were directed there by a local - and Koa’s didn’t disappoint! Amaizing appetizers (pork belly and bacon wrapped scallops ) , fresh fish, quick and courteous service. All in all - great dinner!

Thank Irina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and the food was really good. Toni gave us great service and even gave us a little creamy coconut to go with our fruit. this was the best fruit bowl we have ever had ...anywhere. The oceanfront ambience was complete...More

Thank Stevezzz13654
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped at Koa 156 for lunch but it definitely wasn’t our best experience in Lahaina. Food was average and service was about the same. Great view but in mid afternoon the sun can be too hot to enjoy it and the staff didn’t seem to...More

Thank 225boba
Koas G, Public Relations Manager at Koa's Seaside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for your feedback, Our upstairs patio has a beautiful view of Lanai and seats right over the Ocean. However, as you mentioned it can get a little hot there towards the end of our Lunch service because the Sun is positioned right above us....More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

How can you go wrong with that view! We had a very nice waitress that moved us to a table with both shade and the perfect view. Lunch was great, as was the wine. Definitely a recommended stop in Lahaina!!

Thank Sunkeytravel
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and i webt to dinner at Koa's. Food was outstanding. Everythu g from apps to dessert our server, Jesse was consummate professional. Best to call ahead and get a rooftop table to view amazi g sunsets.

Thank RichWinant
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20 November 2016|
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Response from DERtravels | Reviewed this property |
This is more of a casual dinner. Ok if you think this is your style
17 February 2016|
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Response from Fantasticwriter | Property representative |
While not necessary, it is always a good idea to make reservations. Seating on the deck over looking the water is very popular and may be requested when making your reservation. I recommend making a reservation to ensure the... More
26 March 2015|
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Response from ActivitiesOutlet | Property representative |
I actually like the beaches in Kaanapali. I think they are very flat, a lot more action than in Kihei and my personal opinion is that I just like them more. Not that Kihei beaches are bad , they are not. You really can't go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 839 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2365 (Formerly Koa 156)
    (Kaanapali Shores Pl.)
  • Public Transportation: Papalau Street (bus stop)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-667-7737
  • E-mail
Koa’s Seaside Grill is soon going to be called Koa 156º. The outstanding oceanfront view is coupled with an eclectic and delightful new menu that offers fresh local seafood as well as the finest meats and creative vegetarian options, using Hawai’i’s unique ingredients to create dishes that are not only tasteful but also beautifully presented.
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