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About Maui Thai Bistro
Brilliantly innovative Thai cooking on the world's favorite island! Chef Prakong brings her artisan's skills to Maui Thai Bistro, a contemporary (and kitsch-free) Thai restaurant in South Maui. Brilliant lunch fare includes exotic tomyum fried rice, kao mun gai (chicken rice w tangy sauce), kiawe-smoked ribeye fried rice, drunken rice noodles, a truly authentic padthai, and much much more. Dinner features Prakong's artisanal homemade curries with a modern island twist, including to-die-for dishes as macnut short ribs panang, seared ahi choochee, pineapple kua curry, and plenty more.
Kihei, HI 96753
Thai, Asian, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Kamaole Beach Park
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
We will cater food for parties upwards of 20 in support Maui's wedding planners.
Plenty of free parking in Rainbow Mall and adjacent area lots.
BYO Liquor, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Happy Hour, Takeout
Maui Thai Bistro Ratings and Reviews
My family and friends ate at the Maui Bistro twice. Given that we had a condo to prepare our own food and 3 children under 4 years of age, our repeat business was a compliment to the service and food quality. The sticky rice was perfect at both meals and the waitresses were very friendly amidst the busy environment. The local gelato desserts added a touch of Maui charm to the meal.
Our server Patty was excellent. Started at Happy Hour with Mai Thai's. Very good! My wife hasd the Drunken Noodle Seafod Stir Fry. She enjoyed it very much but was a bit too much on the hot side for me. I had a Seafood Pad Thai, medium heat which Patty said was about a 3 out of five. Just the right amount of heat for me. We both enjoyed the meal and would recommend!
Great Thai food served quickly and efficiently. Good value. The drunken fish was super and just right. Pumpkin curry very smooth and tasty. It's in a strip mall and no ocean views so we could have been in suburban California but neverthelesss we enjoyed the change of pace.
We just randomly happened upon this place on our trip to Maui. We are big Thai food lovers and expected very little, but WOW, were we blown away by our experience. So much so that we can back a second time! The macadamia nut panang curry (with short rib) and eggplant curry (with chicken) were spectacular. Pork laab cake appetizer was really wonderful too. Cocktails took it to another level. I had the Tom Yum martini, which was a mix of my fave flavors (lemongrass ginger chile and shochu) and the Kafir Collins were both creative and spectacularly crafted. Ambiance is nice but not fancy - which was fine by us. Would rather have great food and drinks!
Little hidden gem! Judging a book by its cover I might have likely skipped over this place, but thanks to lots of other reviewers, I thought we should give this place a chance. So glad we did because the food was outstanding. Feel like you can't go wrong with any of the entrees. My husband and I shared the Chicken Satay and Curry. Will definitely return for a visit next time on the island.
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