Where to Find the Best Lunch Near and Around Kaanapali, Kapalua, and Lahaina

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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Kaanapali Lunch Map

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Best Poke on Maui
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Joey’s Kitchen

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


Star Noodle

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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

Best Cheap Lunches in Kaanapali
Photo: Courtesy of Teddy's Bigger Burgers

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

Ka’anapali happy hour
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Monkeypod Kitchen

Just cause it’s an island doesn’t mean you need a fruity cocktail, and Monkeypod Kitchen is a beer lovers heaven. So there are 36 beers on tap here, and they’re all handcrafted. Of course there are cocktails as well, all of which are made with fresh ingredients (read: less of a hangover.) Open daily 11am to 10pm. Happy hour is daily 3:30pm to 5pm.  monkeypodkitchen.com

Did we miss your favorite restaurant?

Our always-hungry team team of foodies have compiled this list.
Please let us know if we’ve missed your favorite eat@localgetaways.com

Kaanapali Lunch Map

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