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Island Chef

Road to Hana at mile marker 29, Nihiku Market Place, Hana, Maui, HI
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“ahi” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Hawaiian
Road to Hana at mile marker 29, Nihiku Market Place, Hana, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got a bit of a late start on the Road to Hana and ended up rolling into Nahiku Market about 4pm. Most of the places were closed, so we decided to try Island Chef. They have a lot of choices on their menu, but...More

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This roadside outdoor cafe was surprisingly good. We had the fish and chips and Szechwan beef. Ample portions.

Thank Vernalyn
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Not a lot of restaurants off the highway, so it's a good place to take a break. Can be crowded and parking can be a challenge. Covered outdoor seating on picnic benches with plastic silverware. Self serve. Had the local pork, which they served cafeteria...More

Thank Randy2353
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The only place open here. Fish was not fresh. Cooked to order but just average. Not really good for the cost but if you are really hungry....Customer service was great though.

Thank dee s
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Getting hungry on the Road to Hana? I highly recommend stopping at the Nahiku Roadside just outside Hana (before Waianapanapa State Park (black sand beach)). There are a few options here, but Island Chef looked the best. I got the coconut shrimp and chips, which...More

Thank Kalfgd
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I love coconut and love coconut shrimp. Stopped by this stretch of shops to have a look and was tempted by coconut shrimps at Island chef. It was a mistake- the shrimps were actually nice if you remove all that overwhelming coconut batter. The fries...More

Thank yatfink
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We picked Island Chef Restaurant as our lunch stop and ordered Fish & Chips. The wait was too long considering the quality and the taste. We waited for around 45 minutes because a group had just stopped by right before us. The fish & chips...More

Thank milespointstravelkom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We were running late on the Road to Hana, most places were closed. We got the last (very large) plate of fish and chips. The fresh fish of the day was Blue Marlin, apparently straight out of the water. Very friendly and nice - gave...More

Thank kdc1972
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Great choice to stop at, we came here and a guy popped out the back with a freshly caught Tuna and asked us if we want some? Food was fresh and a big enough portion to share, well worth waiting for!

Thank FreshInspector
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We had the shrimp and fish platter with salad and rice and it was enough for us to split! Great shopping there next door. Local artist wares on display at great prices.

Thank julieteel
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road to Hana at mile marker 29, Nihiku Market Place, Hana, Maui, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Hana
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