The 11 best salad spots on Maui

Salads: don’t underestimate them, especially when the ingredients and preparation far exceed average. Such is the case in Maui, where ultra-healthy lifestyle meets year-round fresh organic produce and some of the best salads on the planet.

We’ve found 11 of Maui’s top places to find the salad of your dreams. There are more, of course, but as far as we know these are the best:


Fork & Salad


Salads + love, no forks in this photo

With a name like Fork and Salad, need we say more? This hot spot is brand new and it’s got people swooning over their salads.

Hours:  10:30am – 9:00pm Mon-Sat, closed Sun
Address: 1279 South Kihei Rd Unit 204 Kihei, HI 96753
Phone: (808) 879-3675
Website: (Yelp)
Yelp says: “I found a new food love: SALADS. Literally, if I lived closer, I would eat here”

Nalu’s South Shore Grill


Roasted Beets Surfing Goat salad

Nalu’s is Kihei’s go-to spot for locals and tourists alike, offering the best sourced, fresh ingredients Hawaii has to offer.

Hours:  8:00am – 9:30pm every day
Address: 1280 S Kihei Rd Ste 132 Kihei, HI 96753
Phone: (808) 891-8650
Website: (Yelp)
Yelp says: “I thoroughly enjoyed my time here, it was casual but the food is gourmet. Service is excellent.”

Hawaiian Moon’s Health Food


That’s right, a salad bar!

Salad bar? You bet. Hawaiian Moon’s has been doing the local-organic-sustainable thing since 1994, promoting healthy food and fitness islandwide.

Hours: 8am – 9pm every day
Address: 2411 S Kihei Rd Kihei, HI 96753
Phone: (808) 875-4356
Yelp says: “Loved this little market great selection and the buffet kicks butt! I tried the tofu curry kale salad, delicious!”


Mala’s Ocean Tavern


A delicious salad fresh from Mala’s

Mala’s is a small but cozy and tranquil spot on Front Street, right on the ocean facing Lanai. The views!

Hours:  11:00am – 3:00pm / 4:30pm – 9:30pm Mon-Fri; 9am to 3 pm brunch / 4:30pm to 9:00pm Sat-Sun
Address: 1307 Front St Lahaina, HI 96761
Phone: (808) 667-9394
Website: (Yelp)
Yelp says: “Don’t be fooled about the building and the rustic feel, this place serves up incredible food. Not to mention the service level is 5-star.”

Honu Seafood and Pizza


Kale Salad with fresh opakapaka (snapper)

Honu is a classy but casual, light-filled eatery right on the water on Lahaina’s Front Street, just like Mala’s (same owner).

Hours:  11:00am – 3:00pm, 4:30pm – 9:30pm every day
Address: 1295 Front Street, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
Phone: (808) 667-9390
Yelp says: “I seriously could not feel more relaxed while looking out into the ocean and enjoying my wine and food.” 


Cafe O Lei


Shrimp papaya salad

Cafe O’Lei started as six table restaurant in Makawao, serving sandwiches and salads. Their motto: “We will do the cooking for you.”

Hours: Light Breakfast 8:30am-10:30am / All Day Menu 10:30am-7:30pm every day, close early Monday night
Address: 1333 Maui Lani Parkway, Kahului, Hawaii 96732 (other locations throughout Maui)
Phone:  (808) 877-0074
Yelp says“I am sad I wasn’t more hungry, because I would have ordered so much more, but what I did order was absolutely divine!”

Down to Earth


Another healthy, yummy salad bar!

Down to Earth is a vegetarian-only health food store chain throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and they’re awesome!

Hours:  7:00am – 10:00pm Mon-Sat,  7:00am – 9:00pm Sun
Address: 305 Dairy Rd Kahului, HI 96732
Phone: (808) 877-2661
Yelp says: “Down to Earth not only has the best salad/food bar that I have seen on the island, but their stuff is actually good!!”

Alive and Well Natural Health


Salad Trio (pick your favorites)

Alive and Well is Maui’s only family-owned and operated health food store. The owners have 40+ years of expert nutritional counseling.

Hours:  8:00am – 7:00pm Mon-Fri,  8:00am – 6:00pm Sat,  10:00am – 5:00pm Sun
Address: 340 Hana Hwy Kahului, HI 96732
Phone: (808) 877-4950
Website: (Yelp)
Yelp says: “My favorite salad is the seaweed salad, the vegan Caesar salad with macadamia nuts and the arugula salad.”


Cafe Mambo


Care Mambo’s Island Fish Salad

Cafe Mambo is a great casual dining spot in the hip(ster) town of Paia. They’ve been voted “Best Lunch” and “Best Burger” by The Maui Times readers.

Hours: 8:00am – 9:00pm every day
Address: 30 Baldwin Ave Paia, HI 96779
Phone: (808) 579-8021
Yelp says: “If you want a quieter dining experience, with beautiful art, great service, tasty food with great vegetarian options — Cafe Mambo is your spot.”



Spiraled beet and carrot salad

Maka by Mana is a raw vegan fusion restaurant — how cool is that? Stop by for juices, smoothies, sandwiches and of course — salads.

Hours: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Address: 115 Baldwin Ave Paia, HI 96779
Phone: (808) 579-9125
Yelp says: “Flawless! Most flavorful vegan food I have ever eaten… It’s so fresh and huge portions.”


Maui Kombucha


Raw vegan food and kombucha, served Island-style. A great place to meet people and talk story, too.

Hours:  8:00am – 8:00pm 8:00am, 5:00pm Sat-Sun
Address: 810 Kokomo Rd Ste 136 Haiku, HI 96708
Phone: (808) 575-5233
Yelp says: “I am obsessed with the raw pizzas and the big beautiful salad. This is my favourite place in the entire world!”

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