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Annual Trip to Maui

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Annual Trip to Maui

Wayne | Feb 23, 2006 11:36 AM

Some good, some bad - I'll get done with the bad first.

WM - A new restaurant in Honokowai, near the Star Market. Pricey with waiters in dark suits, no windows, glossy black floors - very stylish and un- Maui in feel we thought. The food was cooked properly but seemed under-spiced - bland in other words. Service was opressive - must be run by former furniture and car salespersons. They came by every five minutes to interrupt and enquire if everything as satisfactory. We asked others who had been to WM, they had the same experience and agreed with us - we would not go back.

David Paul's Lahaina Grill - We had two superb meals here. Very good food and service. Very expensive too - more than Mama's!

Mama's - Very good and very expensive. We suggest that you go for a late lunch. The service is more relaxed and they don't seem to push you through like they do during busy times.

Sam Sato's in Wailuku. This is a bit hard to find. Offering breakfast and lunch for the locals. Inexpensive and the home of Dry Saimin. Very few tourists go here which is a plus in our book. Closed on Monday

Seahouse restaurant at Napili Kai Beach Resort. Good food by the water (make a reservation for dinner). Relaxed service. Breakfast, lunch and dinner offered.

Waterfront Restaurant in Maalea. Offers dinner only. Fresh fish and very good tableside Caesar salad. Better value than Mama's but doesn't have Mama's atmosphere. Make a reservation and get directions!

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