Local Flavors


Maui is known for it's stunning beaches, challenging golf courses, and lush tropical climate, but perhaps its most heavenly treasures are the world class restaurants and inventive cuisine you'll find in every little town across the island. Our local restaurants are one of my favorite aspects of living here, and I'm delighted to share with you a variety of island inspired recipes courtesy of the best chefs on the island.

Recipes from Maui's Best Restaurants and Favorite Chefs:
Aloha Mixed Plate:
 Chow Mein
Banyan Tree: Dukkah Recipe
Capische? Cioppino
Gannon'sAsian Duck Stirfry in Crepes
Gerard's: Roasted Opakapaka with Star Anise and Ginger Emulsion Fennel Fondue
Hali'imaile General Store: Sashimi Pizza
i'o: Chocolate Martini
Lahaina Grill: Maui Onion and Sesame Crusted Ahi, Kona Lobster Crab Cake, Bufala Tomato Salad, Reconstructed California Roll, Triple Berry Pie, Sunken Chocolate Cake
Longhi's: Shrimp Longhi
Mala Ocean Tavern: Kona Lobster Ceviche
Merriman's Kapalua: Wok Charred Ahi with Napa Cabbage Slaw and Wasabi Soy
Miso Phat Sushi: Rainbow Roll
Monkeypod Kitchen: House-made Ricotta
Nick's Fishmarket: Steamed Onaga with Pineapple Ponzu, Buckwheat Soba Noodles & Sizzling Peanut Oil
Pacific'O: Chocolate Decadence Cake
Pineapple Grill: Curried Crab Crusted Kona Kampachi
Plantation House: Key Lime Pie
Roy's: Chocolate Suffle
Sansei: Granny Smith Apple Tart
Sea House: Island Tasting Menu
Spa Montage: Honolua Smoothie
Spago: Tempura Kauai Prawns with Pickled Ginger Vinaigrette and Marinated Cucumbers

Enjoy a taste of Aloha!

For more Island Style Recipes, visit Maui No Ka Oi Magazine

And for the latest Maui Restaurant Happening's visit the Maui Restaurants Blog