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What Is A Good Restaurant In Maui With An Ocean View?

A: The hotel's Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant & Lounge has incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy regional Hawaiian specialties in a casual, open-air setting overlooking the crystal blue Pacific and the neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai.

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Does The Hotel Have An Onsite Bar?

A: Yes, the Royal Lahaina Resort has a full service bar located at Royal Ocean Terrace, our on-site dining. As well, the "Beach Bar" next to the cottage pool that serves up hand-crafted cocktails in an ideal setting. Both are perfect places to stop for a tropical cocktail or craft brew and watch the beautiful Maui sunset over the Pacific.

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What Type Of Food Is Maui Known For?

A: Maui sets itself apart from the rest of Hawaii when it comes to cuisine. Although all is Hawaiian fare, Maui is well known for its "Regional Cuisine," which combines the cooking techniques and ingredients from the Pacific Rim, West Coast, and Hawaii. Expect to find most dishes consisting of the quintessential Kalua pig, poi, and many coconut-based delicacies which are found in every luau. Ahi tuna is a local favorite, either raw or lightly seared, and Kulolo is a common sweet dessert found on the island.

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Where Are Maui's Most Popular Food Trucks?

A: A great way to sample some of the best delicacies in Maui is to get out and explore the food truck scene. With some of the hottest menus popping up all over town, try some of these local favorites:
Like Poke? at 591 Haleakala Hwy
Kinaole Grill Food Truck at 77 Alanui Kealili Dr.
Thai Mee Up at 591 Haleakala Hwy
Horhitos Mobile Taqueria at 1941 S Kihei Rd
Baya Bowls at 741 Wainee St.

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Are There Any Vegan Restaurants In Maui?

A: Yes, vegans, vegetarians, and those with food limitations will love the flavors of Maui in any dish. Popular vegan eateries include Mana Foods, Choice Health Bar, Lahaina Grill and Flatbread Company Pizza, just to name a few.

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Does The Hotel Serve Breakfast?

A: The Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner overlooking the crystal blue water. Take a peek at their breakfast menu filled with both Maui-inspired options, as well as traditional favorites.

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What Are Some Good Restaurants In Lahaina And Whaler's Village?

A: For some tasty cuisine near Whalers Village, check out Hula Grill, Leilani's On The Beach, and Monkeypod Kitchen By Merriman. There is a food court with a bunch of great eateries and coffee shops, like Haagen-Dazs, Nikki's Pizza, and Subway. Just outside of the village, try Relish Oceanside and Beach Bar for some Island Cocktails on the water.

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Where Are The Best Places To Go For Shaved Ice In Lahaina, Maui?

A: Not your typical snow cone, shaved ice treats in Maui are a bit more exotic. Head to these local hot spots that are well worth the brain freeze.
Matsumoto's Shave Ice in Haleiwa on Oahu's North Shore
Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice (multiple locations)
Local Boys Shave Ice (multiple locations)
Surfing Monkey Shave Ice (multiple locations)
Peace Love Shave Ice at 1280 S Kihei Rd. (Azeka Shopping Center parking lot)

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Where Do Maui Locals Eat?

A: If you want to live like a local while visiting Maui, try these popular favorites to experience the true flavors of the island.

  • Sam Sato's Noodles & Plate Lunches in Wailuku
  • T. Komoda Store & Bakery in Makawao
  • Down the Hatch casual eatery on Front Street
  • Sansei Seafood & Sushi Bar in Kapalua