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Kinaole Grill Food Truck

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73 Alanui Kealii Dr, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8586
+1 808-280-9048
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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231 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Having spent 2 weeks in Maui, we have had the opportunity to sample food from a variety of food trucks. The going price appears to be $14 for 6 coconut shrimp and most taste like they came directly from Costco. Kinaole Grill Food truck was a pleasant exception! The Coconut Shrimp plate included a fresh salad a nice amount of... More 

Thank jsimmill
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Please make this one of your MUST STOP HERE places. We had 2 shrimp appetizers ($10 each) for our kids, I had the seared ahi w/ cream wasabi ($15), and my husband had the pulled pork with guava BBQ sauce ($14). All of it was excellent! The coco shrimp was cooked to perfection, my ahi was like butter and the... More 

1 Thank CBrazda
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

You don't have to go to Texas or the Carolinas to enjoy the best BBQ pulled pork, because it is here in Maui at the Kinaloe Grill Food Truck. They also serve a phenomenal garlic shrimp platter and a delicious Mahi. The owners are great people, friendly and willing to give you tips about the local cuisine. Come and have... More 

Thank Andres A
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I had the garlic shrimp for dinner. It came with rice and salad. Very good and easy walk from condo.

Thank EdKIssaquah
Tacoma, Washington
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181 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This food rivals Roy's or any fine dining establishment. I am a bona fide foodie and we ate here twice in our 5 days on Maui. the seared ahi, spicy shrimp, pulled pork were all awesome. The organic salad with goat cheese and mac nuts is totally ***** restaurant. And don't skip the mango cheesecake for dessert. I wish this... More 

1 Thank allisonodenthal
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Pictures look inviting but I was not real impressed with the scoop of dry cooked rice. Meats are all deep fried and ok. Salad was also mediocre. One evening I had appetizer coconut shrimp which was 4 shrimp for $10. Another afternoon I had the same appetizer at Eskimo Candy which was 5 coconut shrimp for $8. Just saying :)

Thank Bamboo1955
Edmonton, Canada
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We ate at Kinaole Grill food truck the first day we got to Maui. We were hungry and tired and didn't feel like finding a restaurant. We each got a platter with fish, and an order of shrimp. It wasn't until we got back to the condo that we realized how small the portions were. The shrimp order literally had... More 

Thank Purpledoc
Victoria, BC
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I had read lots of reviews on tripadvisor so was excited to try the truck out. We just stopped by for lunch and we were not disappointed! We ordered the garlic shrimp ($15) and the crispy calamari($14.50) plates, both were excellent! If we had to choose which was better, both my husband and I would vote for the calamari. It... More 

1 Thank victoriakaren
Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Decided to try this food truck based on reviews and was not disappointed! The fried calamari was the best I've ever had (seriously)! So light and tender and perfectly cooked. Loved the sauce on the side. My husband had the tonkatsu and wasn't as impressed with his choice as I was with mine. Side salad had fresh mixed greens and... More 

1 Thank Jo B
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Highly recommend this truck - this is one of the best eating places we tried in Maui! Love the crispy calamari (they were calamari steaks, not the tentacles) and, especially, the green salad that came with it. The salad itself is worth another visit! Steve was minding the truck for the owner and did a great job. Even gave us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fast food, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Alanui Kealii Dr, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8586
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-280-9048
Serving up "ALOHA," all day long. We pride ourselves with preparing our meals fresh everyday, homemade sauces, organic farm to table salads, in house roasted macadamia nuts and your order cooked individually for you while you wait. Just a 100 yds away from Kamaole One Beach Park, with ocean view tables for your dining experience. "Kinaole" - means to do the right thing at the right time for the right reason the first time... moving forward with "ALOHA"

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?