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Garden Gourmet Cafe

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2795 Hana Highway, Mile Marker 31, Corner Hana Hwy & Ulaino Road, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
+1 808-248-7869
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11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
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Duvall, Washington
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

This was definitely one of the pleasant surprises for us during our visit to Maui. Great fish tacos and summer shrimp rolls, and very tasty coffee. Even if you don't visit the gardens, stop by the cafe for some snack or lunch!

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Thank TravellingDutchie
Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2012

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality, value, and taste of the food at the Garden Gourmet Cafe. The Thai spring rolls and Vegetarian Pizza was OUTSTANDING! The owners were great. Very gracious and friendly. Make this your MUST STOP on the way to/from HANA. You've tried the rest . . you've got to taste the BEST! Regards, Roger Higa... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Just inside the Garden of Eden Arboretum on Hana Highway is a great serendipity - GARDEN GOURMET CAFE. We toured the Arboretum - a must see while visiting Maui - and discovered this Cafe just before leaving the garden. It's a food truck cafe that serves a variety of wraps, rolls, sandwiches, pizza, cookies, freshly brewed iced tea and more!... More 

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Today we drove the road to Hana on Maui. We decided to stop and tour the Garden of Eden Arboretum at the approximate halfway point in the journey. It was time for lunch and this cafe is on the grounds. We had a shrimp summer roll and a veggie summer roll. They also offered root beer containing came sugar. The... More 

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Southern California
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110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Don't be fooled by the Haiku address: the arboretum is miles away, on the road to Hana, with many one-way bridges and twists and turns. The road is in perfect condition so it's not a problem if one pays attention. This said, the Cafe is a small shack at the entrance of the arboretum. The fish tacos are very good,... More 

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1 Thank travelbug2408
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2012 via mobile

Absolutely delicious lunch! Pizza made from scratch, shrimp tacos- an absolute delight! Homemade Vanilla ice cream sandwich so big it will feed a family of 4. But the best of the best are the coconut macaroons, they really make you feel you're in heaven!!! We bought about 4 bags, devoured them in 1 day. Jef makes his own almond milk... More 

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Thank Cornelia O
Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2012

This Food Truck serves freshly brewed coffees and teas, (to order) both hot and cold, freshly squeezed lemonade, incredible root beer floats with "homemade " ice cream, delicious home baked macaroons (the best I have ever had), flat bread pizza to order (in only 8 minutes), amazing Thai summer rolls w/veggies or shrimp and fresh mint, fresh coconut juice icy... More 

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2012

The other day on our visit to Maui we decided to drive the road to Hana. Shortly into the ride I became car sick and thought if I had something to eat I would feel better. The only place we saw was the Gourmet Cafe. At this point I didn't care what I ate and had no expectations. What a... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2012

You won't see this from the road. You must take the entrance to the "Garden of Eden" privately owned botanical garden about a third of the way to Hana but it is near the entrance to the garden. It is a simple order your lunch type of outdoor place with a nice covered bench to sit down. Food is prepared... More 

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Orinda
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Don't miss the "gourmet food truck" onsite at The Garden of Eden Botanical Gardens. John, the owner is truly special. His food is organic and delicious!!! We had the fish wraps with fresh caught fish and local vegetables and homemade naan....oh so tasty!!! Dessert was ice cream made that day with fresh natural macadamia nut butter....heavenly!!!! A cup of fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2795 Hana Highway, Mile Marker 31, Corner Hana Hwy & Ulaino Road, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Hana
  • Phone Number: +1 808-248-7869
Description
We are passionate foodies. We serve simple, wholesome food (as much organic as possible). Everything is fresh. Our menu includes flatbread pizza, tacos, Thai food, veggie or fish wraps (grilled), homemade ice cream, freshly baked cookies, coconut macaroons, fruit smoothies, steam-brewed coffee and espresso. You can trust our food. Very affordable.

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