About Maui Thai Bistro
Kihei, HI 96753
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.
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
We ate there about a week ago and had th ...
We ate there about a week ago and had the best experience. Everyone loved their food, the level of spice was just right. Tonight, was a bit more spicy. Even though we all ordered the same thing. A little inconsistent, but still great.
Food was delicious! I ordered the drunke ...
Food was delicious! I ordered the drunken fish (medium,wasn't as hot as I was told. So if you like a kick go up to spicy),and my daughter ordered the pad Thai. We both enjoyed our meals. It was 7pm on Christmas night and service was pretty quick. I could tell some people were complaining about not getting their food as fast as they wanted... bigger problems in the world folks!!! Our waitress was sweet and extremely helpful. Wish I got her name but she was the only elf in there ;)
Had received this a recommendation from ...
Had received this a recommendation from several people including locals. The food was quite good overall. Service unfortunately was poor. In all fairness, it was Christmas and they may have been understaffed, but we had to ask for menus, call the waiter over 4 separate times for various issues, and it took almost 2 hours. My father in law ate here a few days prior around 2 pm and raved about it. So, multiple dishes were quite good and it may have been an off night, but because of service I was a bit disappointed honestly (this was the universal group feel after several nights of stellar service at other establishments).
Great find in Maui while we were on vaca ...
Great find in Maui while we were on vacation. Food is great, service is great, prices are very reasonable. Only complaint is the time it took to get the order, but it was well worth it. We came back to dinner two days later...just called ahead our order and we were eating in < 5 mins!!!!👍😊
My favorite Thai place on the Island of ...
My favorite Thai place on the Island of Maui. We've been coming here for years now and for this visit, I had started a Whole30 way of eating (no dairy, sugar, legume, grains or alcohol for 30 days) so I was a bit nervous how and what to order. As it turns out, there were a lot of options for me to chose from and the restaurant is more than happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions. The Pumpkin coconut curry with grilled chicken was the best curry I've had anywhere. And their green papaya salad was great as always. Just couldn't eat any rice with my dinner which was a bummer but still everything tasted fantastic.
I would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to have a nice Thai food while in Kiehi, Maui.
I was really pleased with the food quali ...
I was really pleased with the food quality at Maui Thai. Probably one of the best Thai food experiences I have had. Had the house curry with Shrimp that was simply delightful. Had a group of 7 others that also felt the same way. The service was decent but could be improved.
Honestly we were looking for a true Thai ...
Honestly we were looking for a true Thai restaurant which we don't believe this to be as the menu lacked the selection of Thai food that most good Thai restaurants offer. Instead they kind of offer a more upscale food with fewer selections and we prefer the more traditional Thai restaurants.
I had some of my best food here while di ...
I had some of my best food here while dining in Maui. The service was incredible, the atmosphere very friendly and reasonably priced. It doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is authentic and tasty. Great meal!!
Couple of hiccups, but food very good. ...
Couple of hiccups, but food very good. Ordered three appetizers, two of which we were informed, few minutes later, that they were out of. Was a little annoyed, but manager did come by and offer to pay for our opting for another choice. Nice gesture, though would have preferred original menu options.
Food came out quickly. We all had some type of noodle dish, which were all very good. Very good value, especially compared to other dining options on the island.
Decor not anything special. Gave kind of a more local feeling.
Entrees were tasty, but service was lack ...
Entrees were tasty, but service was lackluster. Took 20 minutes from the time we sat down until our order was taken. Then we learned that they were out of their famous appetizer (at 7 on a Monday). Also if you want rice, you have to order that separately. Then it took nearly 30 minutes to get our entree. And they weren't even busy - lots of open tables.
One of better and modern Thai restaurant ...
One of better and modern Thai restaurants in Maui. Their happy hour 4-6 is very nice. 2 for $14 appetizers and $5 mai tais, $1 off beer and wine. Love their green papaya salad and summer rolls for our happy hour appetizers. Delish!
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