Looking for a tasty lunch that won’t break the bank? Here’s our list of the places with the best calorie per dollar ratio in Kaanapali.
But wait, there’s more. We’re here to help demystify some of the unusual words you might see on menus like furikake, laulau and lilikoi — and explain which meat is being served and why. And possibly most importantly of all, provide the fun facts on the origins of local dishes.
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Feature Image: Joey’s Kitchen
Kaanapali Lunch Map
If you’re looking for affordable gourmet food—and who isn’t—then Joey’s Kitchen is your spot. Here diners will find a scrumptiously diverse menu with Japanese, Portuguese, Filipino and Chinese influences, at some of the best prices in town. No, you won’t get a white cloth table on the beach, but you won’t care. Open daily 8:30am to 2pm and 4pm to 8pm. joeyskitchenhimaui.com
There’s a time and place for everything, from the slow-paced candlelit dinner to a meal that nourishes you and gets you on your way. At Star Noodle you’ll not only get great food and fast service, but also unbeatable prices and a gorgeous view. Win, win, win, win. Open every day 10:30am to 9pm. Reservations are required. starnoodle.com
Teddy’s Bigger Burgers
Well, the name says a lot, but doesn’t give the whole story. A “Best Burger on Maui” winner for many years running, Teddy’s delivers big and delicious burgers without the price markup often found on the islands. Open daily 10am to 9pm and is grateful for your business. teddysbb.com