Reserve a table at this family-oriented restaurant, which has achieved legendary status over its 40 years. Mama’s Fish House is a romantic oceanfront oasis where the service leaves you feeling like a valued guest. Share a crispy whole fish or savor a decadent bowl of bouillabaisse packed with fresh island flavor. Not to be missed is the house-made ice cream and a signature cocktail with guava, lime, and ginger.
For whatever reason (possibly the whole ‘tropical paradise’ thing), the many flavors of Hawaii often get overlooked. Plans to visit the islands revolve around excitement and serenity in equal measure, not restaurants or traditional recipes. Of course, delicious local produce and culinary delights are another reason why Hawaii is such a dream destination.
The best restaurants in Maui are, in many ways, a microcosm of what makes Hawaiian food so spectacular. Freshly-caught seafood and eco-conscious practices dominate, and the proof is in the, erm, opakapaka (crimson snapper served in several ways). You can quite literally taste the culinary heritage in these dishes. Eating until you can eat no more is one of the best things to do in Maui. These are the joints to seek out.
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