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Farm to Table, Gluten-Free and Vegan Restaurants on Maui 2021

One of our most popular posts is ‘Maui’s Best Vegetarian Meals’ originally published in 2018, but due to covid, there’s been many changes so we’re updating it here for 2021 and including places that also specialize in gluten-free, vegan, and farm to table dishes.  

We’ve included some of Maui’s most popular restaurants, some ‘hole in the wall’ hidden treasures, from exclusively vegan cafes to family-friendly favorites with something for everyone.

Restaurants are organized by geographic location: 

Kihei

  • Name: Nalu’s
  • Location: Azeka Shopping Center – Makai, 1280 South Kihei Road, Kihei
  • Covid Update: Reopened April 2021, “Due to the COVID restrictions we are unable to take reservations at this time” 
  • 2021 Hours: 7 days a week 8 am – 9 pm
  • Specialty: Everything is super fresh, with lots of vegetarian options! 
  • Don’t Miss: Live music has returned in the evenings! 
  • NEW Website**: https://naluskihei.com
  • Name: Wailea Kitchen
  • Location: 131 Wailea Ike Place 
  • 2021 Hours: 4-10pm, and Sunday Brunch 12 noon – 3pm
  • Specialty: Most all dishes except wild meats and seafood entrees are vegan as we do not use butter or cream in the kitchen. However you are able to add wild proteins to most vegan dishes if you desire. our dinner menu is changed daily based on Maui farm, fishing and hunter availability and posted online before 4 pm .  This menu can survive if the boats stop coming to Hawaii. 
  • Website: https://waileakitchen.com
  • Name: Joy’s Place 
  • Location: 1993 South Kihei Road (Island Surf Building)
  • Covid Update: As of February 2021, ”We’re open, with a new and improved menu! Come visit us today at our new expanded location in front of the Island Surf Building across from Kalama Park in Kihei, Maui.”
  • 2021 Hours: Hours: 8am – 2pm Mon – Sat, Closed Sunday
  • Specialty: Joy shares that ‘the foundation of good health is food that has been simply prepared from fresh, organic ingredients and that the issue of meat vs. vegetarian vs. vegan vs. live foods in not as important as eating whatever is needed individually to achieve optimum health.’ Their menu features a wide range of items from smoothies to sandwiches to soups and chilis. They offer vegan and vegetarian items, plus free range turkey, locally caught tuna and live foods! 
  • Don’t Miss: Fans of Joy’s Place recommend the vegan chili, the Indian crunch wrap, the live nut burger, and the vegan chocolate mouse! Plus, Kombucha and Kefir on tap!
  • Website: http://www.joysplacemauihawaii.com
Fork and salad maui restaurants 2021 open vegan vegetarian gluten free
Create your own Delicious Salad at Fork and Salad, now open in Kihei and Kahului!
  • Name: Fork & Salad 
  • Location: 1279 South Kihei Road (Azeka Mauka)
  • 2021 Hours: 11am- 8pm
  • Covid Update: “We are excited to announce that Fork & Salad is back open for takeout and dine-in service on Maui, in both Kīhei and Kahului!!
  • The owners have utilized the time closed to redesign the business model — ensuring customer and employee safety, first and foremost.With the community’s safety in mind, we have evolved our business into three categories — Takeout Service, Grocery Service and Dine-in Service. We highly encourage you to order online or download our FREE APP.”
  • Specialty: Menus items are helpfully labeled as gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.
  • Don’t Miss: The Paniolo Salad! 
  • Website: https://forkandsaladmaui.com
  • Name: Maui Brewing Pub –  Kihei Location
  • Location: 605 Lipoa Parkway
  • 2021 Hours: 11:30am – 10:00pm
  • Covid Update: Walk-Ins Welcome as we are not taking reservations at this time.  Also featuring online take out orders! 
  • Specialty: All ‘gluten-sensitive’ items are helpfully labelled on their menu! 
  • Don’t Miss: Their pizza crust is made with their Bikini Blonde beer!
  • Website: http://mauibrewingco.com
That's a Wrap Food Truck 2021 
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That’s A Wrap Food Truck photos, courtesy of their instagram page
  • Name: That’s a Wrap Food Truck
  • Location: Location: Across from Kamaole Beach 1
  • 2021 Hours: 9am – 5pm Mon – Sat, Closed Sunday
  • Specialty: Gina and Josh started this food truck to bring healthy and delicious alternatives to people on the go. Check out their Buddha Bowls, hearty bowls full of fresh vegan or vegetarian ingredients that change on a daily basis. 
  • Don’t Miss: the most beautiful instagram page ever: https://www.instagram.com/thats.a.wrap.maui/ but you will be hungry after looking at it. 
  • Website: https://www.thatsawrapmaui.com

North Shore / Upcountry 

Don’t miss the delicious açaí bowls at Paia Bowls, with their dreamy open air porch for outside dining!
  • Name: Paia Bowls 
  • Location: 43 Hana Hwy, Paia
  • 2021 Hours: 8:30am-4pm
  • Covid Update: We are now open! 
  • Specialty: Located across the street from the only free parking lot in Paia, Paia Bowls offers the perfect spot to pick up an acai bowl to enjoy in their outdoor patio or bring to the beach. We recommend the Blend Bowl, with an organic blend of acai, strawberries, blueberries, and bananas, blended like a thick smoothie and topped with organic hemp granola, fresh bananas, raw coconut flakes, and drizzled in honey.  Owned and operated by local surfers Ian and Luke Walsh.
  • Don’t Miss: Also offering smoothies, coffee and kombucha on tap!
  • Website: https://www.paiabowls.com
  • Name: Flatbread Paia
  • Location: 89 Hana Highway (the center of Paia town)
  • 2021 Hours: 11:30am – 9:00pm (Mon – Sat) 11:30 – 8:30 (Sun)  
  • Covid Update: “Make a reservation in advance using the contact information located on this page as we are not allowed to have you wait at the restaurant, also Limit your party size to no more than SIX, or TEN if living in the same household.” Also Now offering Online Ordering!
  • Specialty: “Paia, Maui… if ever there was a town that is a perfect setting for flatbread, Paia is it. Balmy breezes and rollicking surf in a town filled with characters and karma. No shortage of soul here.”
  • Don’t Miss:  Punctuated Equilibrium, with Imported Kalamata olives, fresh Maui organic rosemary, organic red onions, our own blend of Hawaiian goat cheeses and fire-roasted sweet red peppers.
  • Website: https://www.flatbreadcompany.com/maui/
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Enjoy open air dining and gluten-free crepes at Cafe Des Amis in Paia
  • Name: Cafe Des Amis
  • Location: 42 Baldwin Avenue
  • 2021 Hours: 1:30pm to 8:00pm daily (as of May 2021)
  • Covid Update: Now offering online ordering!
  • Specialty: This mostly open-air restaurant has a delicious combination of Mediterranean crepes and Indian wraps and bowls.   We love sitting outside and listening to the live music. They also offer delicious gluten-free crepes.
  • Don’t Miss: You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but our vegetarian friends recommend the Veggie Curry Wrap. Also, head there for Happy Hour and enjoy a lilikoi (passionfruit) margarita for half-price!  You’ll come back over and over again just for this drink…. And don’t skip the dessert crepes!
  • Website: http://cdamaui.com
  • Name: Maui Kombucha 
  • Location: 810 Haiku Road (Haiku Marketplace behind Colleen’s)
  • 2021 Hours: 10-3 Tue – Sun (Closed Monday) 
  • Covid Update: Now Featuring Online Ordering! 
  • Specialty: Come for the kombucha, stay for the food! “At Maui Kombucha, you’ll certainly quench your thirst with the best bubbly kombucha goodness, but you might be surprised to find that you’ll also feed your belly and your spirit with our full menu of raw vegan fusion cuisine. Our menu offers fresh daily choices of raw, vegan dishes in addition to cooked, vegan items to satisfy any taste. We use local, gluten free, organic ingredients, and prepare everything with care fresh every day.”
  • Don’t Miss: Everything in the refrigerated case is amazing! 
  • Website: http://www.mauikombucha.com/index.html
  • Name: Veg Out 
  • Location: 810 Kokomo Rd., Haiku 
  • 2021 Hours:  11am – 7pm Mon – Fri, 12noon – 7pm, Sat, Closed Sun 
  • Covid Update: Call for Takeout! 
  • Specialty: According to their website, Veg Out restaurant has been “serving vegetarian and vegan meals to locals, surfers, hippies, tourists, bikers and the occasional intergalactic spaceman since 2000.”  
  • Don’t Miss: The Chocolate Cake! 
  • Website: http://www.veg-out.com
  • Name: Veg Out Food Truck 
  • Location: 12 Kiopaa / Food Truck Lot by Longs
  • 2021 Hours:  11:30am – 7pm Mon – Fri, 10:30am – 2pm Sat, Closed Sun 
  • Specialty: We can cater your event or party!!!   Imagine feeding your guests nourishing, healthy vegetarian cuisine in any location you choose on Maui!
  • Website: http://www.veg-out.com
  • Name: Choice Health Bar
  • Location: 11 Baldwin Avenue, Paia
  • 2021 Hours: 9am – 4pm 
  • Covid Update: Featuring online ordering! 
  • Specialty: Maui’s freshest plant-based cuisine “We hand-select the finest organic produce grown on Maui’s family farms to help create a sustainable future.” 
  • Don’t Miss: The Acai Bowls! 
  • Website: https://choicehealthbar.com/paia/

West Maui 

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Check out Moku Root’s instagram for daily specials!
  • Name: Moku Roots
  • Location: 335 Keawe st #211 Lahaina
  • 2021 Hours: Sunday Brunch: 10:30am – 3pm, Mon.- Sat 10:30am – 8pm 
  • Specialty: Almost everything is vegan, and dishes are completely dairy free. If you have food allergies and are looking for nut, gluten, soy, sugar, garlic/onion and corn -free food foods as well, this is the spot! 
  • Don’t Miss: “We are the only restaurant on Maui who doesn’t provide any single use containers to our customers that can end up hurting wildlife or being an eyesore on the beach. We wrap to-go food in taro or ti leaves and use papaya stems as straws.”
  • Website: https://www.mokuroots.com
  • Name: Alchemy Maui / Kombucha Bar & Cafe
  • Location: 157 Kupuohi St. Lahaina, Maui.
  • 2021 Hours: Mon – Fri 11am – 4pm, Closed Sat & Sun 
  • Covid Update: Reopened April 2021! Now offering Online Ordering! 
  • Specialty: Alchemy Maui’s farm to table menu includes delicious vegan and gluten-free offerings, as well as some meat and seafood options.   Also featuring 14 flavors of kombucha on tap!
  • Don’t Miss: Featuring Maui artisan sourdough as well! 
  • Website: https://www.alchemymauibistro.com
Choice Health Bar now open in three locations.

  • Name: Choice Health Bar 
  • Location: 1087 Limahama Place Lahaina and Whaler’s Village Kaanapali
  • 2021 Hours: (see website for each location hours) 
  • Specialty: The winner of multiple awards and featured in almost every blog about healthy and vegetarian meals on Maui, Choice Health Bar lives up to the hype! Choice offers everything from Kale Salads to a 5 day juice cleanse to catering!
  • Don’t Miss: Our surf coach Kiki can’t get enough of the Buddha Bowl, and stops by after each Honolua surf mission!
  • Website:  http://www.choicehealthbar.com
  • Name: Leoda’s Kitchen and Pie Shop
  • Location: 20 Olowalu Village Road (on the road to Lahaina)
  • 2021 Hours: Mon – Sun 10am – 6pm 
  • Covid Update: Open currently (as of posting, May 2021) for take out only, no in-room dining
  • Specialty: Our surf camps take place directly across the street from Leoda’s, and there’s a reason that ‘Pie’ is in their name.  They’ve been featured in national magazines and TV shows, and their menu does not disappoint. Our assistant director Lucy is obsessed with their Fried Salad, which features brussels sprout leaves, burnt orange vinaigrette, celery leaves, mixed hydroponic greens, radish and local mint.
  • Don’t Miss:  Did we mention the pie? Banana Cream, Coconut Cream, Olowalu Lime, Macnut Chocolate… just buy a bunch to try! You’ll thank us later.
  • Website: http://www.leodas.com
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100% vegan cafe in West Maui
  • Name: A’a Roots 
  • Location: 5095 Napilihau St. #103
  • 2021 Hours: 8am – 4pm, Daily (Closed Wed) 
  • Covid Update: No phone orders 
  • Specialty: According to their website, the only 100% vegan health cafe on Maui.  “a’a Roots revolves around being health-conscious and eco-friendly.
  • We thrive to prepare fresh, locally sourced, vegan dishes,
  • along with freshly pressed juices and smoothies that are infused with superfoods. 
  • Website: https://www.aarootsmaui.com

Central 

  • Name: Fork & Salad– Kahului (across from Target) 
  • Location: 120 Hookele Street Suite 330 
  • 2021 Hours: Daily 11am – 8pm 
  • Covid Update: The owners have utilized the time closed to redesign the business model — ensuring customer and employee safety, first and foremost.
  • Specialty: “Our Mission: to redefine the possibilities of farm-to-table cuisine – as healthy, quick, convenient and affordable, so it can be enjoyed every day by everyone. In doing so, we will effectively support local farmers, ranchers and fishermen, taking us one step closer to a sustainable, edible Maui.”
  • Don’t Miss: Featuring online ordering on their website or mobile app. 
  • Website: https://forkandsaladmaui.com
  • Name: Farmacy
  • Location: 12 Market St, Wailuku
  • 2021 Hours: 8am – 6pm (11-6 for delivery) 
  • Specialty: We are here to bring simple, healthy, high integrity food from the farm to you! Let food be your medicine, let medicine be your food.
  • Website: http://www.thefarmacymaui.com
  • Name: Ale House
  • Location: 355 E Kamehameha Ave, Kahului
  • 2021 Hours: 11am – 9pm Mon – Wed, 11am – 9:30pm Thu – Sun 
  • Covid Update: https://kahuluialehouse.com/covid-19-response
  • Specialty: The downtown area of Maui is somewhat lacking in the restaurant department, but this is always a place where you are guaranteed to find hot food and cold beers. Vegetarians can’t go wrong with the delicious Falafel Sandwich. Conveniently located, lots of TVs for the sports fanatics, and family friendly atmosphere.
  • Website: http://kahuluialehouse.com
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The Beet Box from Tin Roof
  • Name: Tin Roof
  • Location: 360 Papa Place, Kahului
  • 2021 Hours: 10am – 8pm 
  • Specialty: Celebrity Chef Sheldon Simeon and his wife Janice opened this self-described ‘new generation mom & pop shop’, which has been a hit from Day One.  Don’t miss the Beet Box, with roasted then flash fried beets, shichimi togarashi, garlic aioli, pickled curly kale, funyun furikaki dimebag crumble. This is a counter-service only spot, perfect for picking up lunch to bring to the beach or Iao Valley for a picnic.They also carry Pono Pies for a vegan and gluten free dessert that hits the spot!
  • Don’t Miss: Chef Sheldon’s book Cook Real Hawaii is now available for purchase! 
  • Website: http://www.tinroofmaui.com

Which restaurant or meal are we missing? Contact us here or through our Facebook page to share your favorite vegetarian, gluten free meal or restaurant and we’ll try to keep this page updated with fresh offerings! New restaurants are always popping up on Maui, please keep us posted with your news! 

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