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Polli's Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
+1 808-572-7808
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chips and salsa” (58 reviews)
“burrito” (47 reviews)
“tacos” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Polli’s is located at the upper end of the main street (Baldwin Avenue) of Makawao (which is a fun town to explore during the day). It’s a good sized cantina with booth and table indoor seating and 5-6 seats at the bar. Décor is rustic...More

Thank RFDjr
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have eaten there several times and have found their food quite good and fairly priced. It's a cute,little place with good Mexican food plus good old steak and chicken.

Thank Kulaguys
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a fun Mexican restaurant . The portions are large so you may want to share. Good food and drinks.

Thank gessel
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Small but very busy place. Food was surprisingly good, didn't expected this type of Mexican food from Hawaii. the food was spicy and fresh. Started with chips and salsa. The chips were corn and flour both, light and fresh. we had a party of 4...More

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you're cruising through the small, upcountry town of Makawao lined with quaint boutique shops, art galleries and small cafe's offering fresh local greens, check out Polli's. It's been there since time began and is a favorite for Mexican food. It's a funky little place...More

Thank breezy4663
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Lia koi margaritas are awesome. The chips and salsa are good. Mix of white and corn tortillas. Went here twice so far this trip. Very consistent with a good atmosphere. The service is a little slow but hey it island time and it's vacation so...More

Thank Sullivsd1
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We love good Mexican food and this exceeds our expectations every time!! We plan our day to have lunch here. . .seafood enchilada is a favorite!! Great salsa!! Appetizers are delicious. Best Mexican food on the island. Great casual ambiance, delightful long-time staff.

Thank Chapko1111
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We enjoyed our lunch at Polli's. Service was friendly, and the food was good. Decor was nicely done, lots to look at.

Thank nancy34110
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ate here today, while in Makawao. From the outside it looks like a small taco stand, but once inside, it's a sit down place with menus. The people at our table had carnitas, tamale and a super seafood burrito. The carnitas and burrito, were...More

Thank mauiturtlegirl
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Yesterday was National Taco day. We were Upcountry. Naturally, we decided to have a taco - where better than Polli's. It was just the lunch hour. Friendly staff talked story with us a minute. We ordered the taco plate to share. Waitress said she would...More

Thank Pamela A
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23 October 2016|
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Response from Steven J | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately.......off the top of my head I do not. Feel free to research the top restuarants you might consider and then either call or check out their menu online. Sorry........
16 October 2016|
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Response from Glenn A | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. Coming from Waialea, it would be about a 20-30 minute drive, depending on traffic. For directions, just pretend you are heading back to the airport. Turn right onto the Hana Hwy and drive to a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Makawao
  • Phone Number: +1 808-572-7808
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