As you begin your culinary explorations of our island, you may be tempted to stick to haute cuisine, but you would be doing yourself a great disservice if you did! The Maui coffee shops that dot the landscape are where you will find the foods that most exemplify our way of life, and the prices are reasonable enough to fit into even the tightest of vacation budgets. Doing more than just filling your stomach, these places will make your hearts happy as they feed your soul—don’t be surprised if you find yourself returning more than once!
Café Mambo, 30 Baldwin Avenue, Paia
Bright, colorful, exotic and delicious, everything about Café Mambo is designed to make its patrons happy! The walls are filled with the artwork of local artists, beautiful and vibrant, while the tables are topped with dishes that are bound to be your new favorites! Featuring everything from the local cuisine of Loco Moco to juicy burgers and sweet and savory seafood dishes, everyone who visits becomes a part of the Café Mambo family.
Betty’s Beach Café, 505 Front Street #120, Lahaina
If you’re in the mood for white tablecloths and fancy décor, Betty’s may not be for you, but if you enjoy good food and great views served in comfortably simple surroundings, stop on by! Featuring a full bar and happy hour specials that will make your wallet sing, the atmosphere is friendly, and the food is simply delicious. Whether you order the Lobster Benedict, thick and juicy burgers, or happy hour pupus (appetizers) that are refreshing and locally sourced, you can’t go wrong with anything purchased at Betty’s!
Maui Lavender Café, 18303 Haleakala Highway, Kula
This charming spot is decorated with a cool farmhouse vibe, offering a mixture of crisp white and barnwood planked walls, wood furnishings, and outdoor seating to be enjoyed every day of your stay in paradise. In addition to serving tasty breakfast pastries and sandwiches, their inventory of lavender merchandise is available for sale in the café, and once they get their website up and running, it will be available online as well.
808 Grindz Café, 843 Waine’e Street, Lahaina
Starbucks isn’t the only place in town to get your coffee fix, and when you’re looking for the best in Hawaiian coffee, 808 Grindz is guaranteed to perk you right up! Serving the best breakfast on the island, this is where to go to try Hawaiian specialties, Loco Moco or Spam and Eggs, and of course, to feed your coffee addiction. Family owned and locally sourced, it’s easy to become a regular here!
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