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Polli's Mexican Restaurant

1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
+1 808-572-7808
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chips and salsa” (60 reviews)
“burrito” (46 reviews)
“tacos” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Arrived in Haiku from Los Angeles in the late afternoon and wanted to go out for dinner after walking around Makawao town. Decided to check this place out because they had vegetarian options noted on the sign outside - that's always a plus in my...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Busy bar and restaurant. Great place to go if you're hungry. Fajitas were fresh, had them when they were the special - so price was very reasonable. Went back a second time and had fish tacos. Just as tasty, generous servings. Very friendly, quick service....More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Small energetic place good food and helpful staff... always busy tamales were great... as were the fish tacos

1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Oh boy! If you love the flavor of chicken that's grilled, but not coated in BBQ sauce, but rather a tasty blend of seasonings, then you're in for a treat. We also had a tasty Lilikoi Margarita, which was fruity and refreshing. The adorable, yet...More

Thank MommaHarris
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I avoid Polli's as it has a very inviting and nice staff, but I tend to feel best when I eat organic, local foods. Plus, I got food poisoning from late night fish fajitas here, & sick from low quality cheese on my nachos the...More

Thank ClaireAndersonGraham
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Generous portion great Margaritas super service topped off a this visit. We chose this by it's Advisor ratings. It certainly didn't disappoint. Great nachos the girls shared and my quesadilla were top notch. Definitely worth the drive from Kihei. Value for money as well. We...More

Thank JoanGlennS
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We were starving from a long day and Pollis filled the spot. Average Mexican type food. Huge portions. Good margaritas. Friendly service. Worth a visit!

Thank IamSamIam1
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stopped in for lunch after driving all around the area. Our food was very good, but kind of pricey for a Mexican lunch. Our server was very helpful and friendly and our tummies felt great after eating. Seafood enchiladas were very good, and the...More

Thank Pamela V
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Polli’s is located at the upper end of the main street (Baldwin Avenue) of Makawao (which is a fun town to explore during the day). It’s a good sized cantina with booth and table indoor seating and 5-6 seats at the bar. Décor is rustic...More

Thank RFDjr
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have eaten there several times and have found their food quite good and fairly priced. It's a cute,little place with good Mexican food plus good old steak and chicken.

Thank Kulaguys
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24 October 2016|
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Response from Steven J | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately.......off the top of my head I do not. Feel free to research the top restuarants you might consider and then either call or check out their menu online. Sorry........
16 October 2016|
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Response from Glenn A | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. Coming from Waialea, it would be about a 20-30 minute drive, depending on traffic. For directions, just pretend you are heading back to the airport. Turn right onto the Hana Hwy and drive to a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Makawao
  • Phone Number: +1 808-572-7808
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